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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 219 196 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.72% 6.56% 6.55%
As % of the Applications category 57.48% 50.52% 47.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 98 84
Median daily rate £350 £320 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -6.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £120 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £450 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 42 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
381 388 407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 15.17% 12.98% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 178 176
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 £129 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 93 88
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £40.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +11 100 £300 -22.58% 17
Hertfordshire +1 51 £415 +27.69% 22
Cambridgeshire +8 37 £265 -13.82% 21
Bedfordshire -2 14 £425 +57.40% 6
Suffolk -2 10 £450 +5.88% 4
Norfolk -2 9 £381 +50.99% 5
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 251 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 190 (46.80%) MS Office
3 184 (45.32%) Windows
4 129 (31.77%) Active Directory
5 109 (26.85%) Windows 7
6 104 (25.62%) Finance
7 100 (24.63%) Citrix
8 77 (18.97%) Incident Management
9 73 (17.98%) ITIL
10 63 (15.52%) SQL Server
11 61 (15.02%) SQL
11 61 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (14.29%) Document Management
13 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (12.07%) Blackberry
15 46 (11.33%) Law
16 45 (11.08%) .NET
17 43 (10.59%) CRM
18 41 (10.10%) SharePoint
18 41 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
19 40 (9.85%) Project Management
20 37 (9.11%) MS Project
21 36 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
22 34 (8.37%) C#
23 32 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (7.64%) MS Visio
24 31 (7.64%) Windows Server
25 29 (7.14%) Windows 8
26 28 (6.90%) MS Exchange

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 (10.10%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 24 (5.91%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.20%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.71%) IIS
6 9 (2.22%) JBoss
7 7 (1.72%) IBM Domino
7 7 (1.72%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.74%) Apache
9 3 (0.74%) Confluence
9 3 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.49%) CMS
10 2 (0.49%) GlassFish
10 2 (0.49%) LiveCycle
10 2 (0.49%) Mule
10 2 (0.49%) SAS
10 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 190 (46.80%) MS Office
2 41 (10.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (9.11%) MS Project
4 31 (7.64%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.74%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.25%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.25%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 36 (8.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (2.46%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.48%) assyst
4 4 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.74%) Primavera
6 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
6 2 (0.49%) Summit
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.65%) Office 365
2 14 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (2.46%) Yammer
4 4 (0.99%) SaaS
5 3 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.49%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.49%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.46%) DNS
1 10 (2.46%) Firewall
2 8 (1.97%) DHCP
3 7 (1.72%) Internet
4 5 (1.23%) ATM
4 5 (1.23%) LAN
4 5 (1.23%) NetScaler
4 5 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.23%) WAN
5 4 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (0.99%) LDAP
5 4 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (0.99%) VPN
5 4 (0.99%) WebEx
6 3 (0.74%) Skype
7 2 (0.49%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (0.49%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.49%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.49%) PBX
7 2 (0.49%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (3.20%) MS Access
4 9 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.48%) Data Mining
6 6 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (1.23%) GIS
7 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.23%) PowerPivot
8 4 (0.99%) Relational Database
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.74%) Essbase
9 3 (0.74%) MySQL
9 3 (0.74%) Power BI
10 2 (0.49%) DB2
10 2 (0.49%) OLAP Cube
10 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.72%) JIRA
3 5 (1.23%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.23%) Selenium
3 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.74%) NUnit
4 3 (0.74%) SoapUI
4 3 (0.74%) SpecFlow
5 2 (0.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (0.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.49%) MSTest
5 2 (0.49%) VisualVM
6 1 (0.25%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.25%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.25%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.25%) Subversion
6 1 (0.25%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.25%) Travis CI
6 1 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 104 (25.62%) Finance
2 46 (11.33%) Law
3 21 (5.17%) Retail
4 15 (3.69%) Telecoms
5 13 (3.20%) Banking
6 12 (2.96%) Marketing
7 11 (2.71%) Advertising
8 8 (1.97%) Automotive
9 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.23%) Legal
10 5 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.99%) Billing
12 3 (0.74%) Publishing
13 1 (0.25%) Back Office
13 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 160 (39.41%) Analyst
2 70 (17.24%) Help Desk Analyst
3 67 (16.50%) Service Analyst
4 66 (16.26%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (8.87%) Developer
6 33 (8.13%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.65%) Active Directory Analyst
7 27 (6.65%) Business Analyst
7 27 (6.65%) IT Analyst
7 27 (6.65%) Project Manager
8 26 (6.40%) Citrix Support
9 25 (6.16%) Help Desk Support
9 25 (6.16%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 24 (5.91%) Active Directory Support
10 24 (5.91%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 24 (5.91%) Citrix Analyst
10 24 (5.91%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 24 (5.91%) Windows Support Analyst
11 20 (4.93%) Architect
12 16 (3.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (11.08%) .NET
2 24 (5.91%) SOAP
3 17 (4.19%) COM
3 17 (4.19%) REST
4 15 (3.69%) ASP.NET
4 15 (3.69%) XML
5 13 (3.20%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.20%) Web Services
6 11 (2.71%) HTML
7 9 (2.22%) Middleware
7 9 (2.22%) WCF
8 8 (1.97%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (1.97%) J2EE
9 6 (1.48%) AngularJS
9 6 (1.48%) jQuery
10 5 (1.23%) HTML5
11 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.99%) CSS
12 3 (0.74%) Silverlight
12 3 (0.74%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (12.07%) Blackberry
3 10 (2.46%) Client/Server
4 9 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 7 (1.72%) NHS
7 4 (0.99%) BYOD
7 4 (0.99%) Data Centre
7 4 (0.99%) Data Integration
7 4 (0.99%) EPoS
7 4 (0.99%) Mainframe
8 3 (0.74%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.74%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.74%) IVR
8 3 (0.74%) PMI
8 3 (0.74%) Statistics
8 3 (0.74%) Thin Client
8 3 (0.74%) User Experience
9 2 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 184 (45.32%) Windows
2 109 (26.85%) Windows 7
3 31 (7.64%) Windows Server
4 29 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 19 (4.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (2.46%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.22%) Linux
9 6 (1.48%) Windows 10
10 5 (1.23%) Solaris
11 4 (0.99%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.99%) Unix
12 3 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.49%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.49%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (18.97%) Incident Management
2 73 (17.98%) ITIL
3 61 (15.02%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (14.29%) Document Management
5 43 (10.59%) CRM
6 40 (9.85%) Project Management
7 36 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
9 28 (6.90%) PRINCE2
10 22 (5.42%) Migration
11 20 (4.93%) Scrum
12 19 (4.68%) TDD
13 17 (4.19%) Business Analysis
13 17 (4.19%) ERP
14 16 (3.94%) Data Modelling
14 16 (3.94%) SDLC
14 16 (3.94%) SOA
15 15 (3.69%) Time Management
16 14 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
17 13 (3.20%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 61 (15.02%) SQL
2 34 (8.37%) C#
3 14 (3.45%) VBA
4 13 (3.20%) T-SQL
5 11 (2.71%) Java
6 10 (2.46%) JavaScript
7 9 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.23%) Bash Shell
9 4 (0.99%) VB
10 3 (0.74%) X++
11 2 (0.49%) COBOL
11 2 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.25%) C
12 1 (0.25%) C++
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (6.16%) Security Cleared
2 24 (5.91%) Degree
3 20 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.19%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (2.96%) ISEB
7 10 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 9 (2.22%) CISSP
8 9 (2.22%) ISTQB
8 9 (2.22%) MOS
9 8 (1.97%) MCSE
10 6 (1.48%) APMP
10 6 (1.48%) MCITP
11 5 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (0.99%) CCNA
12 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.99%) CISM
12 4 (0.99%) MCSA
12 4 (0.99%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.20%) SLA
2 9 (2.22%) QA
3 6 (1.48%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.49%) Def Stans
4 2 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.49%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.25%) GCP
System Software
1 129 (31.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.22%) XenApp
4 6 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (1.23%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.74%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 3 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.74%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.49%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.49%) vSphere
7 2 (0.49%) XenServer
8 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.25%) UAG
8 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 19 (4.68%) SCCM
2 9 (2.22%) SCOM
3 5 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.49%) Bacula
5 2 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.49%) Opsview
5 2 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.25%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.25%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.25%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.25%) Puppet
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 251 (61.82%) Microsoft
2 100 (24.63%) Citrix
3 27 (6.65%) Oracle
4 24 (5.91%) Cisco
5 22 (5.42%) VMware
6 20 (4.93%) HP
7 18 (4.43%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (4.43%) SAP
8 15 (3.69%) Infor
9 11 (2.71%) Adobe
9 11 (2.71%) Dell
10 10 (2.46%) IBM
10 10 (2.46%) JD Edwards
10 10 (2.46%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.97%) Google
12 7 (1.72%) CheckPoint
12 7 (1.72%) Lotus
13 6 (1.48%) Remedy
13 6 (1.48%) Symantec
14 4 (0.99%) WorldPay
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