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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 196 196 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.64% 6.67% 7.73%
As % of the Applications category 51.72% 49.00% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 84 82
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£325 £308 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.69% +3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £97 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £429 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.96% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 42 37
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
379 400 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.84% 13.62% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 173 142
Average daily rate £300 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 90 61
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.63 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 69 £328 +72.36% 31
Essex -7 50 £375 - 10
Cambridgeshire +13 41 £315 -21.25% 22
Bedfordshire +13 23 £270 -20.00% 16
Suffolk +11 11 £450 - 4
Norfolk -13 6 £155 -3.12% 1
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 236 (64.84%) Microsoft
2 140 (38.46%) MS Office
2 140 (38.46%) Windows
3 102 (28.02%) Active Directory
4 75 (20.60%) Finance
5 63 (17.31%) ITIL
6 57 (15.66%) SQL
7 55 (15.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 54 (14.84%) Citrix
9 52 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 50 (13.74%) Project Management
11 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
12 37 (10.16%) SharePoint
12 37 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (9.89%) Blackberry
14 33 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.07%) MS Project
14 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
15 32 (8.79%) MS Visio
15 32 (8.79%) Incident Management
16 31 (8.52%) Oracle
16 31 (8.52%) .NET
16 31 (8.52%) VMware
17 27 (7.42%) Migration
18 25 (6.87%) PRINCE2
18 25 (6.87%) Document Management
19 24 (6.59%) Change Management
20 23 (6.32%) Degree
21 22 (6.04%) Security Cleared
21 22 (6.04%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 37 (10.16%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.49%) IIS
3 16 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 15 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (2.20%) Lync
6 6 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 4 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.10%) CMS
7 4 (1.10%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.82%) IBM Notes
8 3 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.55%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.55%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (0.55%) Apache
9 2 (0.55%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (0.55%) Mule
9 2 (0.55%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 140 (38.46%) MS Office
2 55 (15.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (9.07%) MS Project
4 32 (8.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 11 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.20%) Oracle Financials
3 7 (1.92%) Tridion
3 7 (1.92%) Oracle Payables
4 5 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.55%) ResourceLink
5 2 (0.55%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.55%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.27%) Agresso
6 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.47%) Office 365
2 4 (1.10%) PaaS
3 2 (0.55%) IaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Taleo
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.22%) DNS
2 17 (4.67%) SAN
3 16 (4.40%) DHCP
4 12 (3.30%) LDAP
5 9 (2.47%) Internet
6 7 (1.92%) LAN
6 7 (1.92%) WAN
6 7 (1.92%) VPN
6 7 (1.92%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (1.37%) LTE
7 5 (1.37%) 4G
7 5 (1.37%) Firewall
7 5 (1.37%) 2G
7 5 (1.37%) 3G
8 4 (1.10%) 3GPP
8 4 (1.10%) PABX
8 4 (1.10%) Unified Communications
9 3 (0.82%) Wireless
9 3 (0.82%) Network Security
10 2 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 13 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 9 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (2.20%) QlikView
7 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.92%) MySQL
7 7 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.65%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.37%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.37%) FileMaker
9 5 (1.37%) MS Access
9 5 (1.37%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.10%) Snowflake Schema
10 4 (1.10%) Star Schema
11 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.47%) JIRA
2 5 (1.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.10%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.55%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.55%) Ant
6 1 (0.27%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.27%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.27%) MSI
6 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.27%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 75 (20.60%) Finance
2 21 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.95%) Law
4 14 (3.85%) Retail
5 10 (2.75%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.20%) Marketing
6 8 (2.20%) Legal
7 5 (1.37%) Local Government
8 3 (0.82%) French Language
8 3 (0.82%) German Language
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
9 2 (0.55%) Banking
9 2 (0.55%) Electronics
9 2 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 143 (39.29%) Analyst
2 50 (13.74%) Service Analyst
3 46 (12.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 35 (9.62%) Developer
5 31 (8.52%) Support Analyst
6 28 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
7 27 (7.42%) Support Engineer
8 24 (6.59%) Project Manager
9 19 (5.22%) Administrator
10 18 (4.95%) Architect
11 15 (4.12%) Data Analyst
12 12 (3.30%) IT Support
13 11 (3.02%) Business Analyst
14 10 (2.75%) Desktop Support
14 10 (2.75%) Consultant
14 10 (2.75%) Help Desk Support
15 9 (2.47%) 2nd Line Support
16 8 (2.20%) Report Analyst
16 8 (2.20%) Senior Analyst
16 8 (2.20%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (8.52%) .NET
2 17 (4.67%) Web Services
2 17 (4.67%) XML
3 9 (2.47%) WCF
4 7 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.37%) J2EE
5 5 (1.37%) SOAP
5 5 (1.37%) Middleware
6 4 (1.10%) SAML
6 4 (1.10%) XACML
6 4 (1.10%) SPML
6 4 (1.10%) OpenID
6 4 (1.10%) OAuth
6 4 (1.10%) Ajax
6 4 (1.10%) ODBC
7 3 (0.82%) CSS
7 3 (0.82%) HTML
7 3 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.55%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (0.55%) EclipseLink
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.89%) Blackberry
2 33 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (5.49%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.47%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.20%) Statistics
6 7 (1.92%) iPhone
6 7 (1.92%) Kindle
7 6 (1.65%) Data Integration
7 6 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.65%) Clustering
7 6 (1.65%) PMI
8 5 (1.37%) NHS
8 5 (1.37%) iPad
8 5 (1.37%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.10%) BYOD
9 4 (1.10%) PKI
10 2 (0.55%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.55%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.55%) Data Extraction
10 2 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 140 (38.46%) Windows
2 52 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 21 (5.77%) Linux
4 17 (4.67%) Windows XP
5 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.75%) UNIX
6 10 (2.75%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.47%) Debian
8 8 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.37%) Solaris
11 3 (0.82%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.55%) Android
12 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
13 1 (0.27%) AIX
13 1 (0.27%) HPUX
13 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (17.31%) ITIL
2 50 (13.74%) Project Management
3 37 (10.16%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (9.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (8.79%) Incident Management
6 27 (7.42%) Migration
7 25 (6.87%) PRINCE2
7 25 (6.87%) Document Management
8 24 (6.59%) Change Management
9 21 (5.77%) Requirements Analysis
10 18 (4.95%) CRM
11 17 (4.67%) ERP
12 16 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
12 16 (4.40%) Data Analysis
13 14 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (3.85%) Coaching
14 12 (3.30%) Analytics
14 12 (3.30%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.30%) TDD
14 12 (3.30%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 57 (15.66%) SQL
2 22 (6.04%) C#
3 18 (4.95%) PowerShell
4 10 (2.75%) Java
5 8 (2.20%) JavaScript
5 8 (2.20%) Shell Script
6 7 (1.92%) C++
7 6 (1.65%) VB
8 5 (1.37%) VB.NET
8 5 (1.37%) VBA
8 5 (1.37%) Perl
9 4 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.82%) VBScript
10 3 (0.82%) Python
10 3 (0.82%) C
11 2 (0.55%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.55%) VC++
11 2 (0.55%) PHP
12 1 (0.27%) Ada
12 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 23 (6.32%) Degree
2 22 (6.04%) Security Cleared
3 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (3.85%) SC Cleared
5 11 (3.02%) MCSE
6 10 (2.75%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.65%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.65%) MCP
8 5 (1.37%) A+ Certification
8 5 (1.37%) MCDST
9 4 (1.10%) CISSP
9 4 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.10%) PMP
10 3 (0.82%) CCNA
10 3 (0.82%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 2 (0.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.55%) MCITP
11 2 (0.55%) MCPD
11 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.95%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) QA
3 7 (1.92%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
4 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
System Software
1 102 (28.02%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.47%) Terminal Server
4 6 (1.65%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.82%) vSphere
7 2 (0.55%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (0.55%) XenApp
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (3.57%) SCCM
2 4 (1.10%) SCOM
2 4 (1.10%) OpenView
2 4 (1.10%) OVSD
3 3 (0.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.27%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.27%) SCSM
Vendors
1 236 (64.84%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.84%) Citrix
3 31 (8.52%) Oracle
3 31 (8.52%) VMware
4 17 (4.67%) SAP
5 11 (3.02%) HP
6 10 (2.75%) Cisco
7 9 (2.47%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.20%) Tableau
9 7 (1.92%) IBM
10 6 (1.65%) Dell
11 5 (1.37%) Adobe
11 5 (1.37%) Remedy
11 5 (1.37%) Sophos
12 4 (1.10%) Panasonic
12 4 (1.10%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.10%) WorldPay
12 4 (1.10%) McAfee
12 4 (1.10%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.10%) CheckPoint
Watford, Hertfordshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £25 - £35 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Webrecruit
Rate: From £31,072 to £40,964 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Royston
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago
Suffolk
iKonnect
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 23 days ago