The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 183 213 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.27% 6.86% 7.17%
As % of the Applications category 52.14% 54.62% 50.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 109 95
Median daily rate £350 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 42
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Applications Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
351 390 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.95% 12.56% 14.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 186 200
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 96 84
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.50 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +9 85 £300 -20.00% 9
Hertfordshire -2 51 £425 +88.88% 26
Cambridgeshire +8 29 £325 - 9
Norfolk +5 7 £150 -37.82% 2
Bedfordshire -18 7 £200 -33.33% 11
Suffolk -9 5 £350 -2.77% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 246 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 181 (46.53%) Windows
3 180 (46.27%) MS Office
4 124 (31.88%) Active Directory
5 103 (26.48%) Windows 7
6 99 (25.45%) Finance
7 94 (24.16%) Citrix
8 76 (19.54%) Incident Management
9 70 (17.99%) ITIL
10 67 (17.22%) SQL Server
11 61 (15.68%) SQL
12 59 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
13 56 (14.40%) Document Management
14 47 (12.08%) Blackberry
14 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
15 43 (11.05%) Law
16 41 (10.54%) SharePoint
17 40 (10.28%) Project Management
18 39 (10.03%) CRM
19 37 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
20 36 (9.25%) .NET
21 35 (9.00%) Windows Server
22 34 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
23 33 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
24 32 (8.23%) MS Project
25 31 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
25 31 (7.97%) Windows 8
26 29 (7.46%) Oracle
27 28 (7.20%) C#
27 28 (7.20%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 41 (10.54%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.68%) MS Exchange
3 25 (6.43%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (3.86%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.57%) IIS
6 8 (2.06%) JBoss
7 7 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.29%) CMS
9 4 (1.03%) Apache
9 4 (1.03%) IBM Domino
9 4 (1.03%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.77%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.51%) GlassFish
11 2 (0.51%) LiveCycle
11 2 (0.51%) SAS
11 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 180 (46.27%) MS Office
2 37 (9.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 32 (8.23%) MS Project
4 28 (7.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (7.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.80%) assyst
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) Primavera
4 2 (0.51%) Summit
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.68%) Office 365
2 19 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.08%) Yammer
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.51%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.51%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.26%) iTunes
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
6 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.26%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.83%) Firewall
2 9 (2.31%) DNS
2 9 (2.31%) Internet
3 7 (1.80%) ATM
4 6 (1.54%) DHCP
4 6 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
5 5 (1.29%) VPN
5 5 (1.29%) WAN
6 4 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.03%) NetScaler
6 4 (1.03%) WebEx
7 3 (0.77%) LAN
7 3 (0.77%) LDAP
7 3 (0.77%) Skype
7 3 (0.77%) VoIP
8 2 (0.51%) FTP
8 2 (0.51%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.51%) PBX
8 2 (0.51%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.34%) MS Access
3 9 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (1.54%) Oracle Database
5 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.29%) Data Mining
6 5 (1.29%) GIS
6 5 (1.29%) PowerPivot
7 4 (1.03%) Essbase
7 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.77%) DB2
8 3 (0.77%) MySQL
8 3 (0.77%) Power BI
8 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.51%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 10 (2.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (1.54%) Selenium
2 6 (1.54%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.29%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.29%) JIRA
4 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.77%) NUnit
5 3 (0.77%) SoapUI
5 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.51%) MSTest
6 2 (0.51%) Subversion
6 2 (0.51%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.26%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.26%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.26%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.26%) Travis CI
7 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 99 (25.45%) Finance
2 43 (11.05%) Law
3 20 (5.14%) Retail
4 15 (3.86%) Telecoms
5 12 (3.08%) Banking
6 9 (2.31%) Automotive
6 9 (2.31%) Marketing
7 8 (2.06%) Advertising
8 7 (1.80%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.54%) Legal
10 5 (1.29%) Billing
10 5 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.51%) Back Office
11 2 (0.51%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.51%) Publishing
12 1 (0.26%) French Language
12 1 (0.26%) Front Office
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 157 (40.36%) Analyst
2 68 (17.48%) Help Desk Analyst
3 64 (16.45%) Service Analyst
4 63 (16.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 32 (8.23%) Developer
5 32 (8.23%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.20%) Active Directory Analyst
7 27 (6.94%) Citrix Support
8 26 (6.68%) Help Desk Support
8 26 (6.68%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 26 (6.68%) IT Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Active Directory Support
9 25 (6.43%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Business Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Citrix Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 25 (6.43%) Windows Support Analyst
10 24 (6.17%) Project Manager
11 18 (4.63%) Architect
12 16 (4.11%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (9.25%) .NET
2 20 (5.14%) SOAP
3 15 (3.86%) COM
3 15 (3.86%) REST
4 14 (3.60%) HTML
5 13 (3.34%) ASP.NET
6 11 (2.83%) XML
7 9 (2.31%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.06%) J2EE
8 8 (2.06%) WCF
8 8 (2.06%) Web Services
9 7 (1.80%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (1.80%) Middleware
10 6 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 6 (1.54%) CSS
10 6 (1.54%) HTML5
11 5 (1.29%) jQuery
12 3 (0.77%) Ajax
12 3 (0.77%) CSS3
12 3 (0.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.08%) Analytical Skills
1 47 (12.08%) Blackberry
2 10 (2.57%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.31%) Client/Server
3 9 (2.31%) NHS
4 8 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 4 (1.03%) BYOD
7 4 (1.03%) EPoS
7 4 (1.03%) User Experience
8 3 (0.77%) Data Integration
8 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.77%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.77%) IVR
8 3 (0.77%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.77%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 181 (46.53%) Windows
2 103 (26.48%) Windows 7
3 35 (9.00%) Windows Server
4 31 (7.97%) Windows 8
5 20 (5.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (2.83%) Linux
8 10 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.06%) Windows XP
10 7 (1.80%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.29%) Solaris
11 5 (1.29%) Unix
12 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
12 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.51%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.51%) zOS
14 1 (0.26%) Android
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (19.54%) Incident Management
2 70 (17.99%) ITIL
3 59 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
4 56 (14.40%) Document Management
5 40 (10.28%) Project Management
6 39 (10.03%) CRM
7 34 (8.74%) Business Intelligence
8 33 (8.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (6.17%) PRINCE2
10 23 (5.91%) Scrum
11 20 (5.14%) Migration
12 16 (4.11%) TDD
13 13 (3.34%) Business Analysis
13 13 (3.34%) Data Management
13 13 (3.34%) SOA
13 13 (3.34%) Time Management
14 12 (3.08%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.08%) ERP
14 12 (3.08%) ITSM
14 12 (3.08%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.68%) SQL
2 28 (7.20%) C#
3 14 (3.60%) VBA
4 11 (2.83%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.83%) T-SQL
5 10 (2.57%) Java
5 10 (2.57%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.29%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.29%) VB
6 5 (1.29%) X++
7 3 (0.77%) COBOL
8 2 (0.51%) C
8 2 (0.51%) Perl
8 2 (0.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.51%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) PHP
9 1 (0.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (6.68%) Security Cleared
2 23 (5.91%) Degree
3 18 (4.63%) SC Cleared
4 17 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (2.57%) ISEB
7 9 (2.31%) ISTQB
7 9 (2.31%) MOS
7 9 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 8 (2.06%) CISSP
8 8 (2.06%) MCSE
9 6 (1.54%) APMP
10 5 (1.29%) CCNA
10 5 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (1.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.03%) MCSA
12 3 (0.77%) CCDA
12 3 (0.77%) CCNP
12 3 (0.77%) MCP
12 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.34%) SLA
2 7 (1.80%) QA
3 2 (0.51%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.51%) Def Stans
3 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.26%) GCP
4 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 124 (31.88%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.06%) XenApp
4 6 (1.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.29%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.03%) vSphere
7 3 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.51%) XenServer
9 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.26%) NFS
9 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.26%) UAG
9 1 (0.26%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (4.63%) SCCM
2 9 (2.31%) SCOM
3 6 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.51%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.51%) Opsview
5 2 (0.51%) Puppet
5 2 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.26%) Bacula
6 1 (0.26%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.26%) Oozie
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.26%) WSUS
6 1 (0.26%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 246 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 94 (24.16%) Citrix
3 29 (7.46%) Oracle
4 26 (6.68%) VMware
5 21 (5.40%) Cisco
5 21 (5.40%) HP
6 18 (4.63%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (4.63%) SAP
7 17 (4.37%) Infor
8 13 (3.34%) Dell
9 11 (2.83%) Adobe
10 9 (2.31%) CheckPoint
10 9 (2.31%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.06%) Google
11 8 (2.06%) JD Edwards
11 8 (2.06%) Remedy
12 6 (1.54%) Symantec
13 5 (1.29%) IBM
14 4 (1.03%) Lotus
14 4 (1.03%) WorldPay
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,302 to £30,237 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk
Rate: Salary between £25302 and £30237 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Annapurna HR
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.79 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.79 per hour
Posted: 11 days ago
Essex
Ciber UK
Posted: 5 days ago