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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / East of England
Rank 19 19 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 152 163 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.14% 7.01% 6.03%
As % of the Applications category 56.09% 53.62% 48.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 80 66
Median daily rate £306 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £188 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £528 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 34 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 £10.38 £10.15 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £41.20 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
271 304 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.73% 13.07% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 145 128
Median daily rate £288 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £170 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 74 75
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £40.97 £32.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Hertfordshire +6 52 £425 +16.43% 30
Essex -2 44 £268 +7.00% 11
Cambridgeshire +1 30 £313 -21.87% 31
Suffolk -5 14 £425 - 5
Bedfordshire -2 11 £438 +16.66% 13
Norfolk +4 1 - - 5
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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.

1 180 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 107 (37.54%) Windows
3 104 (36.49%) MS Office
4 65 (22.81%) Active Directory
5 57 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 46 (16.14%) SharePoint
7 45 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 44 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (14.39%) Finance
10 40 (14.04%) SQL Server
10 40 (14.04%) Project Management
11 39 (13.68%) SQL
12 37 (12.98%) CRM
13 36 (12.63%) MS Project
14 35 (12.28%) Oracle
15 34 (11.93%) ITIL
15 34 (11.93%) Office 365
16 32 (11.23%) Dynamics CRM
17 28 (9.82%) Degree
18 27 (9.47%) Security Cleared
18 27 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.77%) Citrix
20 24 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
20 24 (8.42%) Migration
21 22 (7.72%) VMware
21 22 (7.72%) Windows Server
22 21 (7.37%) SAP
22 21 (7.37%) PRINCE2
22 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
22 21 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure

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 46 (16.14%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 16 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 12 (4.21%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (1.75%) MS Project Server
6 4 (1.40%) CMS
6 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.35%) IIS
8 1 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 104 (36.49%) MS Office
2 57 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (12.63%) MS Project
4 16 (5.61%) MS Visio
5 8 (2.81%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (2.11%) AutoCAD
7 3 (1.05%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.70%) InDesign
8 2 (0.70%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.35%) Camtasia
9 1 (0.35%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 32 (11.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.46%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (2.46%) Unica
3 4 (1.40%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.05%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.35%) Changepoint
6 1 (0.35%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.35%) Primavera
6 1 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 34 (11.93%) Office 365
2 21 (7.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (4.21%) Yammer
4 6 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.40%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.05%) SaaS
7 2 (0.70%) GitHub
7 2 (0.70%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.35%) IaaS
8 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.35%) PaaS
8 1 (0.35%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.75%) DNS
1 5 (1.75%) Firewall
1 5 (1.75%) Internet
1 5 (1.75%) LAN
2 4 (1.40%) DHCP
2 4 (1.40%) VPN
2 4 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (1.05%) SAN
3 3 (1.05%) VoIP
3 3 (1.05%) WAN
4 2 (0.70%) NetScaler
4 2 (0.70%) SMTP
4 2 (0.70%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (0.35%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.35%) FCoE
5 1 (0.35%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.35%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (14.04%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.16%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (2.81%) Hadoop
5 6 (2.11%) MS Access
6 5 (1.75%) Data Mart
6 5 (1.75%) OLAP
6 5 (1.75%) OLTP
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (1.75%) Oracle OLAP
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.05%) SAP BW
8 3 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.70%) DTS
9 2 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.70%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (2.11%) JIRA
2 5 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.70%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.70%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.70%) JMeter
3 2 (0.70%) JUnit
3 2 (0.70%) Redmine
3 2 (0.70%) Selenium
3 2 (0.70%) SoapUI
3 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.70%) Xcode
4 1 (0.35%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.35%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 41 (14.39%) Finance
2 19 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 17 (5.96%) Retail
4 13 (4.56%) Advertising
5 12 (4.21%) Marketing
6 10 (3.51%) Legal
6 10 (3.51%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.81%) Automotive
8 5 (1.75%) Publishing
9 4 (1.40%) Billing
10 3 (1.05%) Law
11 2 (0.70%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.70%) Local Government
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.35%) Electronics
12 1 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.35%) Military
Job Titles
1 81 (28.42%) Analyst
2 30 (10.53%) Developer
2 30 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 21 (7.37%) Consultant
3 21 (7.37%) Project Manager
4 16 (5.61%) IT Analyst
5 15 (5.26%) Administrator
6 13 (4.56%) IT Support
6 13 (4.56%) Service Analyst
7 12 (4.21%) Help Desk Analyst
7 12 (4.21%) IT Support Analyst
8 11 (3.86%) Architect
8 11 (3.86%) CRM Developer
8 11 (3.86%) Data Analyst
8 11 (3.86%) Help Desk Support
8 11 (3.86%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 11 (3.86%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (3.86%) Windows Support Analyst
9 10 (3.51%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 10 (3.51%) Citrix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.26%) XML
2 12 (4.21%) COM
2 12 (4.21%) HTML
3 10 (3.51%) .NET
3 10 (3.51%) CSS
3 10 (3.51%) JSON
4 4 (1.40%) Node.js
5 3 (1.05%) Web Services
6 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.70%) Cocoa
6 2 (0.70%) Core Animation
6 2 (0.70%) CSS3
6 2 (0.70%) HTML5
6 2 (0.70%) iOS SDK
6 2 (0.70%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (0.70%) J2EE
6 2 (0.70%) RESTful
6 2 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (0.70%) WCF
6 2 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.32%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 10 (3.51%) e-Learning
5 7 (2.46%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.11%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.11%) NHS
7 5 (1.75%) EMC VNX
7 5 (1.75%) Smartphone
7 5 (1.75%) Video Editing
8 4 (1.40%) CMDB
8 4 (1.40%) FMCG
8 4 (1.40%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 3 (1.05%) Mainframe
9 3 (1.05%) PMI
9 3 (1.05%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.70%) Clustering
10 2 (0.70%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 107 (37.54%) Windows
2 45 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 22 (7.72%) Windows Server
4 21 (7.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (5.61%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.81%) Linux
7 8 (2.81%) Unix
8 7 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (2.11%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.75%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.40%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.05%) Android
13 2 (0.70%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.70%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.35%) Solaris
14 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 40 (14.04%) Project Management
3 37 (12.98%) CRM
4 34 (11.93%) ITIL
5 24 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (8.42%) Migration
6 21 (7.37%) PRINCE2
7 19 (6.67%) Data Management
8 18 (6.32%) Change Management
9 16 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.61%) Incident Management
10 15 (5.26%) Document Management
11 14 (4.91%) Analytics
11 14 (4.91%) Data Migration
11 14 (4.91%) Time Management
12 13 (4.56%) Service Management
13 12 (4.21%) Programme Management
14 11 (3.86%) Case Management
14 11 (3.86%) Data Analysis
14 11 (3.86%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 39 (13.68%) SQL
2 15 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 14 (4.91%) Java
4 9 (3.16%) C
5 7 (2.46%) C#
5 7 (2.46%) PHP
5 7 (2.46%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.11%) VBA
7 4 (1.40%) C++
8 3 (1.05%) VB
9 2 (0.70%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.70%) Delphi
9 2 (0.70%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.70%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.35%) COBOL
10 1 (0.35%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.35%) R
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (9.82%) Degree
2 27 (9.47%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.56%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.81%) MCSE
4 8 (2.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.46%) DV Cleared
6 6 (2.11%) CISSP
6 6 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (1.75%) MCITP
8 4 (1.40%) CCNA
8 4 (1.40%) CISA
8 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.40%) CISM
8 4 (1.40%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.40%) PMP
9 3 (1.05%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.05%) MOS
10 2 (0.70%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.70%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.11%) ISO 9000
1 6 (2.11%) JSP 440
1 6 (2.11%) QA
2 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
2 4 (1.40%) Def Stans
2 4 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.40%) SLA
3 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.35%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.35%) IFRS
3 1 (0.35%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 65 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.11%) vSphere
5 2 (0.70%) XenApp
6 1 (0.35%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.35%) NFS
6 1 (0.35%) Snort
6 1 (0.35%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.35%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.81%) SCCM
2 2 (0.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.35%) Aspera SmartTrack
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 180 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.28%) Oracle
3 25 (8.77%) Citrix
4 22 (7.72%) VMware
5 21 (7.37%) SAP
6 15 (5.26%) Adobe
6 15 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (4.21%) Infor
8 11 (3.86%) Dell
8 11 (3.86%) HP
9 7 (2.46%) IBM
9 7 (2.46%) Teradata
10 6 (2.11%) Apple
10 6 (2.11%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.75%) Cisco
11 5 (1.75%) EMC
11 5 (1.75%) ServiceNow
12 4 (1.40%) Remedy
13 3 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
13 3 (1.05%) NetApp
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £90 - £100 per day +
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £11.54 - £13.46 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Square One Resources
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate + Expenses
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £12.00 - £12.02 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago