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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / East of England
Rank 19 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 145 178 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.78% 7.58% 6.72%
As % of the Applications category 63.60% 55.80% 49.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 88 82
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £120 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 46 39
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £28.25 £21.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

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
228 319 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.65% 13.59% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 157 155
Median daily rate £278 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.91% +30.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £140 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 85 70
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +3 50 £280 +21.73% 5
Hertfordshire -5 44 £425 +37.09% 27
Cambridgeshire 0 30 £425 +6.25% 21
Bedfordshire -12 10 £375 -17.80% 11
Suffolk -5 8 £269 -36.76% 6
Norfolk +6 3 £650 +116.48% 6
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 192 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 121 (40.88%) Windows
3 107 (36.15%) MS Office
4 81 (27.36%) Active Directory
5 63 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 50 (16.89%) Finance
7 49 (16.55%) Windows 7
8 48 (16.22%) SQL Server
9 45 (15.20%) SQL
10 42 (14.19%) SharePoint
11 39 (13.18%) Project Management
12 38 (12.84%) Citrix
13 36 (12.16%) Oracle
13 36 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
14 34 (11.49%) CRM
15 33 (11.15%) Windows Server
16 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
16 30 (10.14%) MS Project
16 30 (10.14%) Degree
17 29 (9.80%) ITIL
18 26 (8.78%) VMware
18 26 (8.78%) Dynamics CRM
19 25 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
20 24 (8.11%) Office 365
21 23 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
21 23 (7.77%) Security Cleared
21 23 (7.77%) Incident Management
21 23 (7.77%) Management Information System
22 22 (7.43%) SAP

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 42 (14.19%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.42%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.74%) Skype for Business
4 13 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.69%) CMS
6 5 (1.69%) IIS
7 4 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Moodle
9 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 107 (36.15%) MS Office
2 63 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (10.14%) MS Project
4 18 (6.08%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.36%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.35%) AutoCAD
7 3 (1.01%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.68%) InDesign
8 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.34%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.34%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 26 (8.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.01%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.68%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.68%) Unica
5 1 (0.34%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.34%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.34%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.34%) Primavera
5 1 (0.34%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 24 (8.11%) Office 365
2 19 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.38%) Yammer
4 5 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.35%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.68%) GitHub
7 2 (0.68%) SaaS
7 2 (0.68%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.68%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.34%) Adobe Analytics
8 1 (0.34%) IaaS
8 1 (0.34%) PaaS
8 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.70%) Firewall
2 7 (2.36%) DNS
3 6 (2.03%) DHCP
3 6 (2.03%) Internet
3 6 (2.03%) LAN
4 5 (1.69%) WAN
5 4 (1.35%) SAN
5 4 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.01%) VoIP
7 2 (0.68%) LDAP
7 2 (0.68%) Network Security
7 2 (0.68%) SMTP
7 2 (0.68%) VPN
7 2 (0.68%) Wireless
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.34%) FTP
8 1 (0.34%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.34%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.22%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.70%) MS Access
4 6 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.03%) Hadoop
4 6 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (1.69%) Data Mart
5 5 (1.69%) OLAP
5 5 (1.69%) OLTP
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.35%) DB2
6 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.01%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (2.03%) JIRA
2 5 (1.69%) Jenkins
2 5 (1.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (0.68%) Bugzilla
4 2 (0.68%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (0.68%) JMeter
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
4 2 (0.68%) Redmine
4 2 (0.68%) SoapUI
4 2 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.68%) Xcode
5 1 (0.34%) MSI
5 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 50 (16.89%) Finance
2 18 (6.08%) Retail
3 17 (5.74%) Advertising
4 16 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 15 (5.07%) Marketing
6 11 (3.72%) Automotive
7 9 (3.04%) Legal
8 8 (2.70%) Telecoms
9 6 (2.03%) Billing
10 5 (1.69%) Law
11 4 (1.35%) Publishing
12 3 (1.01%) Electronics
12 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.68%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.68%) Front Office
13 2 (0.68%) Local Government
14 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
14 1 (0.34%) Banking
14 1 (0.34%) Military
14 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 91 (30.74%) Analyst
2 39 (13.18%) Support Analyst
3 28 (9.46%) Developer
4 27 (9.12%) Consultant
5 22 (7.43%) IT Analyst
6 19 (6.42%) Help Desk Analyst
7 16 (5.41%) Administrator
7 16 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
7 16 (5.41%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 16 (5.41%) Windows Support Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Active Directory Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Active Directory Support
8 15 (5.07%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Citrix Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Citrix Support
8 15 (5.07%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 15 (5.07%) Project Manager
9 14 (4.73%) IT Support
9 14 (4.73%) Service Analyst
10 13 (4.39%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.05%) .NET
2 11 (3.72%) COM
2 11 (3.72%) XML
3 7 (2.36%) HTML
3 7 (2.36%) Web Services
4 5 (1.69%) CSS
4 5 (1.69%) JSON
5 4 (1.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.35%) Node.js
6 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (0.68%) Core Animation
6 2 (0.68%) Core Data
6 2 (0.68%) CSS3
6 2 (0.68%) HTML5
6 2 (0.68%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.68%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (0.68%) RESTful
6 2 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.68%) WCF
6 2 (0.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.77%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.73%) e-Learning
4 12 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.03%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.03%) Mainframe
6 5 (1.69%) CMDB
6 5 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.69%) EMC VNX
6 5 (1.69%) Video Editing
7 4 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 4 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.01%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.01%) FMCG
8 3 (1.01%) PMI
8 3 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.01%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.68%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 121 (40.88%) Windows
2 49 (16.55%) Windows 7
3 33 (11.15%) Windows Server
4 24 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (7.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (6.08%) Windows 8
7 13 (4.39%) Linux
8 6 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.03%) Unix
8 6 (2.03%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.69%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.01%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.34%) Android
12 1 (0.34%) Solaris
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (13.18%) Project Management
2 36 (12.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 34 (11.49%) CRM
4 29 (9.80%) ITIL
5 25 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (7.77%) Incident Management
7 19 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (6.42%) Migration
8 17 (5.74%) Data Management
8 17 (5.74%) Document Management
9 14 (4.73%) PRINCE2
10 13 (4.39%) Analytics
10 13 (4.39%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.05%) Change Management
11 12 (4.05%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.05%) Time Management
12 11 (3.72%) Case Management
12 11 (3.72%) Programme Management
12 11 (3.72%) TDD
13 10 (3.38%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (15.20%) SQL
2 15 (5.07%) VBA
3 11 (3.72%) Java
3 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
4 10 (3.38%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.04%) C
6 8 (2.70%) C#
7 5 (1.69%) C++
8 4 (1.35%) PHP
8 4 (1.35%) Python
8 4 (1.35%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.35%) VB
9 3 (1.01%) Perl
9 3 (1.01%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.68%) Apple Swift
10 2 (0.68%) Delphi
10 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.34%) R
Qualifications
1 30 (10.14%) Degree
2 23 (7.77%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (2.70%) CISSP
6 7 (2.36%) DV Cleared
6 7 (2.36%) MCSE
7 6 (2.03%) CCNA
7 6 (2.03%) CISA
7 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.03%) CISM
7 6 (2.03%) MCITP
7 6 (2.03%) MOS
8 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.01%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.01%) PMP
8 3 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (0.68%) CCSA
9 2 (0.68%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.70%) ISO 9000
2 6 (2.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.03%) JSP 440
2 6 (2.03%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) SLA
3 5 (1.69%) Def Stans
4 4 (1.35%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 81 (27.36%) Active Directory
2 19 (6.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.04%) vSphere
4 7 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.35%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.35%) XenApp
6 2 (0.68%) Terminal Server
6 2 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.34%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.34%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 12 (4.05%) SCCM
2 5 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.68%) Puppet
4 2 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (0.68%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.34%) Aspera SmartTrack
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 192 (64.86%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.84%) Citrix
3 36 (12.16%) Oracle
4 26 (8.78%) VMware
5 22 (7.43%) SAP
6 16 (5.41%) HP
7 15 (5.07%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (4.39%) Dell
9 11 (3.72%) Infor
10 10 (3.38%) Adobe
11 8 (2.70%) Teradata
12 7 (2.36%) CheckPoint
12 7 (2.36%) IBM
13 6 (2.03%) Red Hat
14 5 (1.69%) Cisco
14 5 (1.69%) EMC
14 5 (1.69%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.35%) Avaya
16 3 (1.01%) CA Agile Central
16 3 (1.01%) NetApp
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