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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 168 157 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.05% 6.14% 7.01%
As % of the Applications category 54.19% 47.87% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 78
Average daily rate £400 £300 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £137 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 39 31
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £24.60 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
310 328 338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.01% 12.82% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 137 146
Average daily rate £375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 74 70
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £28.25 £29.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +7 46 £365 +12.30% 27
Essex -2 44 £250 +11.11% 12
Cambridgeshire +12 37 £400 +33.33% 22
Bedfordshire +5 20 £550 +57.14% 12
Suffolk +13 14 £425 +41.66% 4
Norfolk -9 7 £310 +3.33% 3
MS Excel
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 243 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 140 (39.00%) MS Office
3 127 (35.38%) Windows
4 85 (23.68%) Active Directory
5 74 (20.61%) Finance
6 67 (18.66%) Windows 7
7 58 (16.16%) ITIL
8 56 (15.60%) Citrix
9 53 (14.76%) SQL
10 45 (12.53%) MS Project
11 42 (11.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 41 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
13 39 (10.86%) SQL Server
14 35 (9.75%) .NET
15 34 (9.47%) CRM
16 31 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
16 31 (8.64%) Project Management
16 31 (8.64%) Incident Management
17 30 (8.36%) C#
18 29 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
19 28 (7.80%) MS Exchange
20 27 (7.52%) MS Visio
20 27 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM
22 25 (6.96%) Time Management
23 23 (6.41%) SharePoint
23 23 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
23 23 (6.41%) Document Management
24 22 (6.13%) PRINCE2
24 22 (6.13%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 28 (7.80%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.41%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.79%) MS Project Server
4 8 (2.23%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.95%) Skype for Business
6 6 (1.67%) IIS
7 5 (1.39%) Confluence
7 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.39%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.11%) IBM Domino
8 4 (1.11%) IBM Notes
8 4 (1.11%) Mule
9 3 (0.84%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.56%) nginx
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 140 (39.00%) MS Office
2 45 (12.53%) MS Project
3 42 (11.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (7.52%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.84%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.28%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 26 (7.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.84%) Primavera
4 3 (0.84%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.56%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.28%) assyst
6 1 (0.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.28%) Radian6
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.46%) Office 365
2 12 (3.34%) SaaS
3 4 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.56%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) Taleo
5 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.57%) DNS
2 19 (5.29%) DHCP
3 14 (3.90%) LAN
4 11 (3.06%) WAN
5 10 (2.79%) Internet
6 8 (2.23%) Firewall
6 8 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 7 (1.95%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (1.95%) SAN
8 5 (1.39%) Intranet
9 4 (1.11%) LDAP
9 4 (1.11%) VPN
10 3 (0.84%) 2G
10 3 (0.84%) 3G
10 3 (0.84%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.84%) Wireless
11 2 (0.56%) Broadband
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.56%) IPsec
11 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.06%) MS Access
6 8 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
7 7 (1.95%) MySQL
8 6 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.84%) Power BI
10 3 (0.84%) QlikView
10 3 (0.84%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.56%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 19 (5.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (5.01%) JIRA
3 5 (1.39%) MSI
4 4 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.84%) Subversion
5 3 (0.84%) VectorCAST
6 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.56%) LabVIEW
6 2 (0.56%) Selenium
7 1 (0.28%) TestDirector
General
1 74 (20.61%) Finance
2 22 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 18 (5.01%) Law
4 14 (3.90%) Advertising
5 13 (3.62%) Banking
6 12 (3.34%) Retail
7 10 (2.79%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.51%) Marketing
9 8 (2.23%) Automotive
10 7 (1.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.84%) French Language
11 3 (0.84%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.84%) Local Government
12 2 (0.56%) Billing
12 2 (0.56%) Electronics
12 2 (0.56%) German Language
12 2 (0.56%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.56%) Publishing
13 1 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 102 (28.41%) Analyst
2 34 (9.47%) Service Analyst
3 31 (8.64%) Service Desk Analyst
4 29 (8.08%) Developer
4 29 (8.08%) Help Desk Analyst
5 25 (6.96%) Project Manager
5 25 (6.96%) Support Analyst
6 24 (6.69%) Architect
7 21 (5.85%) Support Engineer
8 17 (4.74%) Administrator
9 16 (4.46%) Business Analyst
10 15 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (4.18%) Desktop Support
11 14 (3.90%) IT Analyst
11 14 (3.90%) Technical Architect
12 13 (3.62%) Help Desk Support
12 13 (3.62%) IT Support
13 12 (3.34%) Consultant
13 12 (3.34%) Coordinator
14 11 (3.06%) Field Service Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (9.75%) .NET
2 18 (5.01%) Web Services
3 16 (4.46%) SOAP
4 12 (3.34%) WCF
4 12 (3.34%) XML
5 11 (3.06%) ASP.NET
5 11 (3.06%) REST
6 9 (2.51%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.51%) MSMQ
7 8 (2.23%) COM
7 8 (2.23%) Middleware
8 4 (1.11%) Classic ASP
8 4 (1.11%) J2EE
9 3 (0.84%) Apache Camel
9 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.84%) MDX
10 2 (0.56%) ActiveMQ
10 2 (0.56%) Servlets
10 2 (0.56%) WPF
10 2 (0.56%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (11.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.85%) Blackberry
3 16 (4.46%) NHS
4 15 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 10 (2.79%) Data Integration
5 10 (2.79%) Hybrid Cloud
6 6 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.39%) iSeries
7 5 (1.39%) PMI
7 5 (1.39%) Statistics
8 4 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (0.84%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.84%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.84%) Psychology
9 3 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.84%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.56%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 127 (35.38%) Windows
2 67 (18.66%) Windows 7
3 19 (5.29%) Windows XP
4 18 (5.01%) Windows Server
5 17 (4.74%) Windows 8
6 14 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (3.62%) Linux
8 9 (2.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.23%) Unix
10 6 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 5 (1.39%) Windows 2000 Server
12 4 (1.11%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.84%) Solaris
13 3 (0.84%) VxWorks
14 2 (0.56%) Android
14 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (16.16%) ITIL
2 34 (9.47%) CRM
3 31 (8.64%) Incident Management
3 31 (8.64%) Project Management
3 31 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (7.52%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (6.96%) Time Management
6 23 (6.41%) Business Intelligence
6 23 (6.41%) Document Management
7 22 (6.13%) Change Management
7 22 (6.13%) PRINCE2
8 19 (5.29%) Migration
9 17 (4.74%) Business Analysis
9 17 (4.74%) Data Modelling
10 16 (4.46%) SOA
10 16 (4.46%) Software Engineering
11 15 (4.18%) ERP
12 14 (3.90%) TDD
13 13 (3.62%) ETL
14 11 (3.06%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (14.76%) SQL
2 30 (8.36%) C#
3 12 (3.34%) C++
4 11 (3.06%) T-SQL
5 9 (2.51%) Java
5 9 (2.51%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.39%) Perl
6 5 (1.39%) VBA
7 4 (1.11%) C
8 3 (0.84%) Ada
8 3 (0.84%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.84%) VBScript
9 2 (0.56%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.56%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) VC++
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.28%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 29 (8.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (5.57%) MCSE
3 19 (5.29%) Degree
3 19 (5.29%) Security Cleared
4 13 (3.62%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (3.62%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.51%) ISEB
6 8 (2.23%) MCITP
7 6 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (1.39%) MCP
8 5 (1.39%) PMI Certification
9 4 (1.11%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.11%) MCSA
10 3 (0.84%) CCNA
10 3 (0.84%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.84%) PMP
10 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.29%) SLA
2 14 (3.90%) Data Quality
3 5 (1.39%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) JSP 440
System Software
1 85 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.06%) XenApp
4 7 (1.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (1.67%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.39%) vSphere
6 5 (1.39%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.84%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.56%) Firmware
8 2 (0.56%) Xen
8 2 (0.56%) XenServer
9 1 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.28%) UAG
9 1 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 18 (5.01%) SCCM
2 5 (1.39%) SCOM
3 4 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.56%) Puppet
5 1 (0.28%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.28%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.28%) Bacula
5 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.28%) vRealize
5 1 (0.28%) WSUS
5 1 (0.28%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 243 (67.69%) Microsoft
2 56 (15.60%) Citrix
3 22 (6.13%) Oracle
4 17 (4.74%) VMware
5 13 (3.62%) Cisco
5 13 (3.62%) HP
6 12 (3.34%) SAP
7 11 (3.06%) IBM
8 10 (2.79%) Apple
9 8 (2.23%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (1.95%) NetSuite
10 7 (1.95%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.39%) Remedy
11 5 (1.39%) Tableau
12 4 (1.11%) 3PAR
12 4 (1.11%) Adobe
12 4 (1.11%) Atlassian
12 4 (1.11%) JD Edwards
12 4 (1.11%) Lotus
13 3 (0.84%) Greenplum
Essex
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Capita plc
Rate: £12000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
LA International
Posted: 4 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bedford, United Kingdom
bpha
Rate: £30,000 - 35,000 + benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago