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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 185 221 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.93% 7.04% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 51.68% 47.22% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 105 73
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £127 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 38
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.65 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.70 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
358 468 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 11.48% 14.92% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 238 144
Average daily rate £290 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 76 73
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £34.50 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 60 £210 -22.22% 32
Essex -5 43 £290 +10.47% 9
Bedfordshire +5 31 £300 -14.28% 14
Cambridgeshire -20 30 £325 +92.59% 24
Suffolk -5 15 £360 -15.29% 3
Norfolk +13 8 £300 -25.00% 1
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 228 (60.96%) Microsoft
2 143 (38.24%) MS Office
3 142 (37.97%) Windows
4 102 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 76 (20.32%) Finance
6 63 (16.84%) ITIL
6 63 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
7 59 (15.78%) Citrix
8 56 (14.97%) Windows 7
9 54 (14.44%) SQL
10 47 (12.57%) Project Management
11 42 (11.23%) SQL Server
12 39 (10.43%) .NET
12 39 (10.43%) SharePoint
13 36 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (9.63%) MS Project
14 34 (9.09%) VMware
15 32 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
16 31 (8.29%) Incident Management
17 30 (8.02%) Blackberry
17 30 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
18 29 (7.75%) C#
18 29 (7.75%) MS Visio
18 29 (7.75%) DNS
19 28 (7.49%) CRM
20 26 (6.95%) Migration
20 26 (6.95%) Oracle
20 26 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
21 25 (6.68%) PRINCE2
22 24 (6.42%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (10.43%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.61%) IIS
3 20 (5.35%) MS Exchange
4 16 (4.28%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 9 (2.41%) Lync
6 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.07%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.80%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (0.80%) Mule
9 3 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (0.80%) Node.js
10 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.53%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.53%) CMS
Applications
1 143 (38.24%) MS Office
2 63 (16.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (9.63%) MS Project
4 29 (7.75%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.34%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.27%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.27%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (4.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.60%) Tridion
4 4 (1.07%) Oracle Financials
5 3 (0.80%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.53%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.53%) Agresso
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI
6 2 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.53%) SAP CO
7 1 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.27%) Primavera
7 1 (0.27%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Payroll
7 1 (0.27%) CA PPM
7 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.27%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.08%) Office 365
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
3 1 (0.27%) IaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 29 (7.75%) DNS
2 24 (6.42%) DHCP
3 16 (4.28%) SAN
4 14 (3.74%) Internet
5 12 (3.21%) LDAP
6 11 (2.94%) WAN
6 11 (2.94%) LAN
6 11 (2.94%) Firewall
7 10 (2.67%) Intranet
8 8 (2.14%) VPN
9 6 (1.60%) TCP/IP
9 6 (1.60%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.34%) LTE
10 5 (1.34%) 4G
10 5 (1.34%) 3G
10 5 (1.34%) 2G
11 4 (1.07%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (1.07%) PABX
11 4 (1.07%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (1.07%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (11.23%) SQL Server
2 21 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (2.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.87%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.87%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.60%) MySQL
8 5 (1.34%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.34%) FileMaker
8 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.80%) QlikView
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (0.80%) MS Access
9 3 (0.80%) OLAP
10 2 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (2.41%) JIRA
2 6 (1.60%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.07%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.07%) MSI
4 2 (0.53%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.53%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (0.53%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.27%) VectorCAST
5 1 (0.27%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (0.27%) NUnit
5 1 (0.27%) Selenium
5 1 (0.27%) MSTest
5 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 76 (20.32%) Finance
2 19 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 16 (4.28%) Retail
4 15 (4.01%) Law
5 11 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.87%) Legal
7 6 (1.60%) Local Government
7 6 (1.60%) Marketing
8 5 (1.34%) Automotive
9 4 (1.07%) French Language
9 4 (1.07%) German Language
10 3 (0.80%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.80%) Dutch Language
10 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Back Office
12 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 133 (35.56%) Analyst
2 41 (10.96%) Service Analyst
3 38 (10.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (8.29%) Developer
5 30 (8.02%) Support Engineer
6 29 (7.75%) Support Analyst
7 27 (7.22%) Help Desk Analyst
8 26 (6.95%) Project Manager
9 22 (5.88%) Administrator
10 18 (4.81%) Data Analyst
11 15 (4.01%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.01%) Architect
12 13 (3.48%) Desktop Support
13 11 (2.94%) Help Desk Support
13 11 (2.94%) IT Support
14 9 (2.41%) .NET Developer
14 9 (2.41%) 2nd Line Support
14 9 (2.41%) Consultant
15 8 (2.14%) PMO Analyst
16 7 (1.87%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (10.43%) .NET
2 17 (4.55%) XML
3 16 (4.28%) Web Services
3 16 (4.28%) WCF
4 14 (3.74%) ASP.NET
5 5 (1.34%) SOAP
6 4 (1.07%) CSS
6 4 (1.07%) ODBC
6 4 (1.07%) SAML
6 4 (1.07%) OAuth
6 4 (1.07%) XACML
6 4 (1.07%) SPML
6 4 (1.07%) OpenID
6 4 (1.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (0.80%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.80%) REST
7 3 (0.80%) J2EE
7 3 (0.80%) WPF
8 2 (0.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (8.02%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.35%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.14%) Statistics
4 8 (2.14%) Clustering
5 7 (1.87%) PMI
5 7 (1.87%) Kindle
6 6 (1.60%) Data Structures
7 5 (1.34%) Visualisation
7 5 (1.34%) NHS
8 4 (1.07%) PKI
8 4 (1.07%) iPhone
9 3 (0.80%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.80%) FMCG
9 3 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.80%) BYOD
9 3 (0.80%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.53%) GIS
10 2 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 142 (37.97%) Windows
2 56 (14.97%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (5.08%) Linux
5 18 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 13 (3.48%) Windows 8
8 8 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.14%) Debian
9 6 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (1.60%) UNIX
10 5 (1.34%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.53%) Solaris
11 2 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.53%) Android
12 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (16.84%) ITIL
2 47 (12.57%) Project Management
3 36 (9.63%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (8.29%) Incident Management
5 30 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (7.49%) CRM
7 26 (6.95%) Migration
8 25 (6.68%) PRINCE2
9 23 (6.15%) Change Management
10 22 (5.88%) Document Management
11 17 (4.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 17 (4.55%) ERP
11 17 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (4.55%) Time Management
12 15 (4.01%) TDD
13 13 (3.48%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.21%) Scrum
14 12 (3.21%) Data Analysis
15 11 (2.94%) Asset Management
15 11 (2.94%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 54 (14.44%) SQL
2 29 (7.75%) C#
3 19 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 9 (2.41%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.41%) Java
5 8 (2.14%) JavaScript
6 7 (1.87%) Shell Script
7 6 (1.60%) C++
8 5 (1.34%) C
8 5 (1.34%) VB.NET
9 4 (1.07%) VBA
9 4 (1.07%) Perl
10 3 (0.80%) VB
10 3 (0.80%) Python
11 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.53%) VC++
11 2 (0.53%) PHP
11 2 (0.53%) VBScript
11 2 (0.53%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (6.15%) Degree
2 23 (6.15%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.55%) MCSE
4 14 (3.74%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.41%) PMI Certification
6 8 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.87%) MCP
8 6 (1.60%) MCDST
9 5 (1.34%) MCITP
9 5 (1.34%) Citrix Certification
9 5 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.34%) A+ Certification
10 4 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.07%) CISSP
10 4 (1.07%) CCNA
11 3 (0.80%) ISEB
11 3 (0.80%) PMP
11 3 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (0.80%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.42%) SLA
2 7 (1.87%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.80%) QA
4 1 (0.27%) JTAG
4 1 (0.27%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 102 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 22 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.14%) Terminal Server
3 8 (2.14%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (1.60%) XenApp
4 6 (1.60%) vSphere
5 3 (0.80%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (5.08%) SCCM
2 7 (1.87%) SCOM
3 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.80%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (0.53%) SCSM
4 2 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.53%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.27%) OVSD
5 1 (0.27%) WMI
5 1 (0.27%) WSUS
5 1 (0.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.27%) OpenView
5 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 228 (60.96%) Microsoft
2 59 (15.78%) Citrix
3 34 (9.09%) VMware
4 26 (6.95%) Oracle
5 14 (3.74%) Cisco
6 12 (3.21%) SAP
7 10 (2.67%) HP
7 10 (2.67%) Red Hat
8 7 (1.87%) Sophos
8 7 (1.87%) Dell
8 7 (1.87%) IBM
9 6 (1.60%) McAfee
9 6 (1.60%) JD Edwards
10 5 (1.34%) Symantec
10 5 (1.34%) Adobe
10 5 (1.34%) Panasonic
10 5 (1.34%) Tableau
11 4 (1.07%) Remedy
11 4 (1.07%) Lotus
12 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
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