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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 160 174 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.25% 7.63% 5.45%
As % of the Applications category 50.79% 50.73% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 83 54
Average daily rate
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£300 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 32 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.08 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £21.00 £38.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -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
315 343 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.31% 15.04% 14.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 153 150
Average daily rate £275 £344 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +7.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £124 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 69 62
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.48 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +2 52 £350 +9.37% 26
Essex -2 49 £238 -39.49% 20
Cambridgeshire -7 31 £300 +11.11% 33
Bedfordshire -7 23 £350 - 25
Norfolk -4 4 £350 +84.21% 4
Suffolk -7 2 £300 +33.33% 7
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 263 (63.68%) Microsoft
2 196 (47.46%) Windows
3 164 (39.71%) MS Office
4 138 (33.41%) Active Directory
5 111 (26.88%) Finance
6 84 (20.34%) ITIL
7 81 (19.61%) Citrix
8 73 (17.68%) SQL
9 65 (15.74%) Blackberry
10 63 (15.25%) Windows 7
11 61 (14.77%) E-Commerce
12 56 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
13 54 (13.08%) Project Management
14 51 (12.35%) .NET
15 45 (10.90%) DNS
15 45 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (10.65%) DHCP
17 42 (10.17%) Incident Management
18 41 (9.93%) Telecoms
19 38 (9.20%) SharePoint
20 37 (8.96%) Document Management
21 36 (8.72%) MS PowerPoint
22 35 (8.47%) Oracle
23 34 (8.23%) SQL Server
23 34 (8.23%) MS Visio
23 34 (8.23%) HP
23 34 (8.23%) SCCM
23 34 (8.23%) SCOM
24 33 (7.99%) C#
25 32 (7.75%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 31 (7.51%) IIS
3 28 (6.78%) MS Exchange
4 21 (5.08%) CMS
5 18 (4.36%) IBM Notes
6 14 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (2.18%) Lotus Domino
9 8 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (1.21%) WebSphere
12 5 (1.21%) Lync
13 4 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.73%) Apache
14 3 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2013
15 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
15 2 (0.48%) SAS
15 2 (0.48%) JBoss
Applications
1 164 (39.71%) MS Office
2 36 (8.72%) MS PowerPoint
3 34 (8.23%) MS Visio
4 19 (4.60%) MS Project
5 5 (1.21%) Mingle
6 3 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.24%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (3.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Payables
2 8 (1.94%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.48%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.24%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.24%) Summit
6 1 (0.24%) CA Clarity
6 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.21%) PaaS
5 4 (0.97%) Office 365
6 2 (0.48%) IaaS
7 1 (0.24%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 45 (10.90%) DNS
2 44 (10.65%) DHCP
3 26 (6.30%) VPN
4 25 (6.05%) FTP
5 21 (5.08%) Internet
6 16 (3.87%) LAN
6 16 (3.87%) PBX
7 15 (3.63%) WAN
8 14 (3.39%) SAN
9 11 (2.66%) VoIP
10 8 (1.94%) Firewall
11 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
12 5 (1.21%) Wireless
12 5 (1.21%) MPLS
12 5 (1.21%) IPv6
13 4 (0.97%) LTE
13 4 (0.97%) Junos
13 4 (0.97%) 4G
13 4 (0.97%) Radio Access Network
13 4 (0.97%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.23%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.57%) Data Warehouse
3 19 (4.60%) MS Access
4 17 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (3.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.91%) QlikView
7 9 (2.18%) OLAP
7 9 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.18%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.94%) Snowflake Schema
9 7 (1.69%) MySQL
9 7 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.45%) Data Mart
10 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
10 6 (1.45%) Star Schema
11 5 (1.21%) DataStage
11 5 (1.21%) OLTP
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle OLAP
11 5 (1.21%) Oracle ODI
11 5 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Eclipse
1 5 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.73%) Ant
2 3 (0.73%) MSTest
3 2 (0.48%) JIRA
4 1 (0.24%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.24%) MSI
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 111 (26.88%) Finance
2 41 (9.93%) Telecoms
3 28 (6.78%) Law
4 16 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 14 (3.39%) Retail
6 13 (3.15%) Advertising
7 8 (1.94%) Publishing
7 8 (1.94%) Legal
8 5 (1.21%) German Language
8 5 (1.21%) Marketing
9 3 (0.73%) Automotive
9 3 (0.73%) Billing
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Local Government
11 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (45.52%) Analyst
2 77 (18.64%) Service Analyst
3 75 (18.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 44 (10.65%) Developer
5 41 (9.93%) Support Analyst
6 34 (8.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (7.99%) Help Desk Analyst
8 21 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 19 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
9 19 (4.60%) IT Support
10 18 (4.36%) Architect
11 15 (3.63%) Administrator
12 12 (2.91%) IT Support Analyst
12 12 (2.91%) Team Leader
12 12 (2.91%) Project Manager
13 11 (2.66%) Consultant
13 11 (2.66%) Web Engineer
14 10 (2.42%) Solutions Architect
14 10 (2.42%) Desktop Support
15 9 (2.18%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (12.35%) .NET
2 30 (7.26%) Web Services
3 20 (4.84%) XML
4 12 (2.91%) HTML
5 7 (1.69%) CSS
5 7 (1.69%) SOAP
6 6 (1.45%) WCF
7 5 (1.21%) J2EE
7 5 (1.21%) HTML5
8 4 (0.97%) Reactive Extensions
8 4 (0.97%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 4 (0.97%) MDX
8 4 (0.97%) ASP.NET
8 4 (0.97%) Middleware
9 3 (0.73%) Flash
9 3 (0.73%) XHTML
9 3 (0.73%) TopLink
9 3 (0.73%) JAX-WS
9 3 (0.73%) Ajax
9 3 (0.73%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (15.74%) Blackberry
2 45 (10.90%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.39%) IVR
4 12 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.42%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.18%) Clustering
6 9 (2.18%) Visualisation
7 7 (1.69%) NHS
8 6 (1.45%) IBM XIV
9 5 (1.21%) iPad
10 4 (0.97%) SecurID
10 4 (0.97%) PMI
10 4 (0.97%) AS400
11 3 (0.73%) Replication
11 3 (0.73%) Statistics
11 3 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
11 3 (0.73%) iSeries
11 3 (0.73%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.73%) Data Extraction
12 2 (0.48%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 196 (47.46%) Windows
2 63 (15.25%) Windows 7
3 30 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (6.78%) Linux
5 24 (5.81%) Windows XP
6 18 (4.36%) UNIX
7 17 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (3.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.66%) Solaris
9 11 (2.66%) Windows 8
10 8 (1.94%) HPUX
11 7 (1.69%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.45%) Android
12 6 (1.45%) Windows 2000
13 5 (1.21%) AIX
13 5 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.97%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.73%) Windows Phone
16 2 (0.48%) FreeBSD
17 1 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (20.34%) ITIL
2 61 (14.77%) E-Commerce
3 56 (13.56%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (13.08%) Project Management
5 42 (10.17%) Incident Management
6 37 (8.96%) Document Management
7 25 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 24 (5.81%) Change Management
9 23 (5.57%) Data Analysis
10 20 (4.84%) Performance Tuning
10 20 (4.84%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.60%) CRM
12 18 (4.36%) ETL
12 18 (4.36%) Configuration Management
13 17 (4.12%) SOA
14 16 (3.87%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (3.87%) ERP
14 16 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (3.87%) Service Management
15 15 (3.63%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 73 (17.68%) SQL
2 33 (7.99%) C#
3 21 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 13 (3.15%) Java
4 13 (3.15%) JavaScript
5 12 (2.91%) VBA
6 11 (2.66%) VB
7 7 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 6 (1.45%) C++
9 5 (1.21%) Shell Script
9 5 (1.21%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.21%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.97%) VBScript
10 4 (0.97%) VB.NET
10 4 (0.97%) C
11 3 (0.73%) Python
12 2 (0.48%) VB6
12 2 (0.48%) Perl
12 2 (0.48%) PHP
13 1 (0.24%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 25 (6.05%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 14 (3.39%) Degree
5 11 (2.66%) MCP
6 9 (2.18%) MCSE
7 8 (1.94%) ISEB
7 8 (1.94%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (1.69%) MCITP
8 7 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (1.21%) CCNP
9 5 (1.21%) CCNA
9 5 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.21%) MCDST
10 4 (0.97%) PMP
10 4 (0.97%) MCSA
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.73%) CCIE
11 3 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.57%) QA
2 22 (5.33%) SLA
3 5 (1.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) GCP
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.24%) CDISC
System Software
1 138 (33.41%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.69%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.97%) vSphere
5 4 (0.97%) vCloud
6 3 (0.73%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.73%) XenApp
7 2 (0.48%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.48%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (8.23%) SCCM
1 34 (8.23%) SCOM
2 16 (3.87%) OpenView
3 11 (2.66%) Backup Exec
4 10 (2.42%) OVSD
4 10 (2.42%) NetBackup
5 7 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.48%) Puppet
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.24%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.24%) WSUS
8 1 (0.24%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.24%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.24%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 263 (63.68%) Microsoft
2 81 (19.61%) Citrix
3 35 (8.47%) Oracle
4 34 (8.23%) HP
5 32 (7.75%) VMware
6 20 (4.84%) SAP
7 19 (4.60%) IBM
8 18 (4.36%) Lotus
9 14 (3.39%) Verint
9 14 (3.39%) Cisco
9 14 (3.39%) Remedy
10 13 (3.15%) Akamai
11 12 (2.91%) Sophos
12 11 (2.66%) McAfee
12 11 (2.66%) Dell
13 10 (2.42%) Business Objects
14 9 (2.18%) Symantec
14 9 (2.18%) Tableau
15 8 (1.94%) BMC
16 7 (1.69%) Planview
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