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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 163 171 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.62% 6.04% 7.85%
As % of the Applications category 50.46% 52.94% 50.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 84 123
Median daily rate £344 £295 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -14.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 34 40
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.19% -7.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £9.65 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.95 £31.05 £33.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
323 323 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.12% 11.41% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 147 237
Median daily rate £325 £290 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.06% -13.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £120 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £456 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 67 77
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £31.85 £36.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 +15 60 £300 +9.09% 11
Hertfordshire +2 54 £388 +76.13% 22
Cambridgeshire +15 24 £350 +5.26% 27
Bedfordshire -20 13 £200 -42.85% 8
Suffolk -4 7 £450 +26.76% 3
Norfolk -5 5 £220 -26.66%
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 256 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 182 (47.64%) MS Office
3 173 (45.29%) Windows
4 128 (33.51%) Active Directory
5 95 (24.87%) Windows 7
6 93 (24.35%) Citrix
7 92 (24.08%) Finance
8 70 (18.32%) Incident Management
9 67 (17.54%) SQL Server
10 61 (15.97%) ITIL
11 60 (15.71%) SQL
12 50 (13.09%) MS PowerPoint
13 48 (12.57%) Document Management
14 47 (12.30%) Project Management
15 45 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
16 44 (11.52%) SharePoint
17 42 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
18 38 (9.95%) Windows Server
19 36 (9.42%) CRM
20 35 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
20 35 (9.16%) Blackberry
20 35 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
20 35 (9.16%) Windows 8
21 33 (8.64%) MS Project
22 32 (8.38%) Law
23 31 (8.12%) Degree
23 31 (8.12%) Oracle
24 29 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
25 26 (6.81%) .NET
26 25 (6.54%) 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 44 (11.52%) SharePoint
2 25 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (4.97%) MS Exchange
3 19 (4.97%) Skype for Business
4 10 (2.62%) CMS
4 10 (2.62%) IIS
5 9 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.31%) Apache
7 4 (1.05%) JBoss
8 3 (0.79%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.52%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.52%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.26%) Moodle
10 1 (0.26%) Mule
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 182 (47.64%) MS Office
2 50 (13.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (8.64%) MS Project
4 23 (6.02%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.26%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 29 (7.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.83%) assyst
2 7 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.79%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.52%) Summit
5 1 (0.26%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.26%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.26%) Primavera
5 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.28%) Office 365
2 20 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (3.66%) Yammer
4 5 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (0.79%) SuccessFactors
6 2 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.52%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.52%) IBM SmartCloud
6 2 (0.52%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.52%) Slack
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) iTunes
7 1 (0.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.40%) Firewall
2 10 (2.62%) Internet
3 8 (2.09%) DNS
4 7 (1.83%) ATM
4 7 (1.83%) DHCP
5 5 (1.31%) VPN
6 4 (1.05%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.05%) LDAP
6 4 (1.05%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (1.05%) WebEx
7 3 (0.79%) Skype
7 3 (0.79%) VoIP
7 3 (0.79%) WAN
8 2 (0.52%) Extranet
8 2 (0.52%) FTP
8 2 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.52%) LAN
8 2 (0.52%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.52%) Network Security
8 2 (0.52%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.19%) MS Access
3 9 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (1.83%) GIS
5 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (1.57%) DB2
6 6 (1.57%) Essbase
7 5 (1.31%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.31%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.31%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.79%) Power BI
9 3 (0.79%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.83%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.57%) Selenium
4 5 (1.31%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.05%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.79%) JIRA
6 3 (0.79%) SoapUI
6 3 (0.79%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.52%) MSI
7 2 (0.52%) Subversion
7 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.52%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.26%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.26%) MSTest
8 1 (0.26%) NUnit
8 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.26%) Xcode
General
1 92 (24.08%) Finance
2 32 (8.38%) Law
3 24 (6.28%) Retail
4 15 (3.93%) Automotive
5 13 (3.40%) Marketing
6 11 (2.88%) Advertising
6 11 (2.88%) Billing
6 11 (2.88%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 6 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.31%) Banking
9 5 (1.31%) Legal
10 2 (0.52%) Electronics
10 2 (0.52%) French Language
10 2 (0.52%) Front Office
10 2 (0.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Back Office
11 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 166 (43.46%) Analyst
2 64 (16.75%) Help Desk Analyst
3 53 (13.87%) Service Analyst
4 51 (13.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 44 (11.52%) Support Analyst
6 33 (8.64%) Active Directory Analyst
7 32 (8.38%) Help Desk Support
7 32 (8.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 31 (8.12%) Citrix Support
9 30 (7.85%) Active Directory Support
9 30 (7.85%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 30 (7.85%) Citrix Analyst
9 30 (7.85%) Citrix Support Analyst
9 30 (7.85%) IT Analyst
9 30 (7.85%) Windows Support Analyst
10 25 (6.54%) Developer
11 23 (6.02%) Business Analyst
12 21 (5.50%) Project Manager
13 18 (4.71%) Consultant
14 15 (3.93%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.81%) .NET
2 17 (4.45%) COM
3 14 (3.66%) SOAP
4 13 (3.40%) HTML
5 11 (2.88%) Web Services
6 10 (2.62%) ASP.NET
6 10 (2.62%) REST
7 8 (2.09%) J2EE
7 8 (2.09%) XML
8 6 (1.57%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.57%) AngularJS
8 6 (1.57%) HTML5
9 5 (1.31%) CSS
9 5 (1.31%) jQuery
9 5 (1.31%) WCF
10 4 (1.05%) Ajax
10 4 (1.05%) Middleware
11 3 (0.79%) CSS3
11 3 (0.79%) Silverlight
12 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (11.78%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.16%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 9 (2.36%) Client/Server
5 9 (2.36%) Mainframe
6 8 (2.09%) e-Learning
7 6 (1.57%) NHS
8 5 (1.31%) CMDB
8 5 (1.31%) Fat Client
8 5 (1.31%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.05%) Data Centre
9 4 (1.05%) EPoS
10 3 (0.79%) BYOD
10 3 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.52%) DataPower
11 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 173 (45.29%) Windows
2 95 (24.87%) Windows 7
3 38 (9.95%) Windows Server
4 35 (9.16%) Windows 8
5 20 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.62%) Linux
8 8 (2.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (1.57%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.57%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.05%) Unix
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.52%) zOS
13 1 (0.26%) Android
13 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (18.32%) Incident Management
2 61 (15.97%) ITIL
3 48 (12.57%) Document Management
4 47 (12.30%) Project Management
5 42 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (9.42%) CRM
7 35 (9.16%) Business Intelligence
7 35 (9.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (5.50%) Data Management
9 20 (5.24%) Scrum
10 18 (4.71%) Migration
11 16 (4.19%) Business Analysis
12 15 (3.93%) Case Management
13 14 (3.66%) ITSM
13 14 (3.66%) Time Management
14 13 (3.40%) PRINCE2
15 12 (3.14%) Configuration Management
15 12 (3.14%) Data Analysis
15 12 (3.14%) ERP
16 11 (2.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 60 (15.71%) SQL
2 21 (5.50%) VBA
3 19 (4.97%) C#
4 17 (4.45%) PowerShell
5 14 (3.66%) T-SQL
6 11 (2.88%) Java
7 10 (2.62%) JavaScript
8 7 (1.83%) VB
9 5 (1.31%) Python
10 4 (1.05%) COBOL
11 3 (0.79%) C
11 3 (0.79%) Perl
11 3 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 3 (0.79%) X++
12 2 (0.52%) C++
12 2 (0.52%) PHP
12 2 (0.52%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.52%) Ruby
13 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (8.12%) Degree
2 23 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 17 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 13 (3.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (3.14%) CISSP
5 12 (3.14%) MOS
6 6 (1.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.31%) CCNA
7 5 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.31%) CISM
7 5 (1.31%) ISEB
7 5 (1.31%) MCSE
8 4 (1.05%) MCSA
9 3 (0.79%) CCDA
9 3 (0.79%) CCNP
9 3 (0.79%) CISA
9 3 (0.79%) MCITP
9 3 (0.79%) MCP
9 3 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.62%) SLA
2 8 (2.09%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.57%) Def Stans
3 6 (1.57%) QA
4 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.26%) GCP
System Software
1 128 (33.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.09%) vSphere
3 8 (2.09%) XenApp
4 7 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (1.83%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.52%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.52%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.52%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.26%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.26%) NFS
6 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (5.50%) SCCM
2 10 (2.62%) SCOM
3 7 (1.83%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.79%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.52%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
6 2 (0.52%) Opsview
6 2 (0.52%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 2 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.26%) Bacula
7 1 (0.26%) Casper Suite
7 1 (0.26%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.26%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.26%) Oozie
7 1 (0.26%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 256 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 93 (24.35%) Citrix
3 31 (8.12%) Oracle
4 25 (6.54%) SAP
5 23 (6.02%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (5.24%) VMware
7 19 (4.97%) Infor
8 18 (4.71%) HP
9 17 (4.45%) Cisco
10 16 (4.19%) Dell
11 10 (2.62%) CheckPoint
12 9 (2.36%) Adobe
13 8 (2.09%) Remedy
14 7 (1.83%) Google
15 6 (1.57%) JD Edwards
16 5 (1.31%) Avaya
16 5 (1.31%) IBM
16 5 (1.31%) Red Hat
17 3 (0.79%) NetApp
17 3 (0.79%) ServiceNow
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £145.00 - £165.00 per day + NONE
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
onezeero.
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £15000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £400 to £500 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton
Williams Lea Tag
Rate: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 21 days ago