The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 25 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 19 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 6.38% 6.29% 9.69%
As % of the Applications category 36.21% 35.19% 53.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £300 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £269 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £387
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £20.49 £12.13 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.01% -47.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Applications Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
58 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 17.63% 17.88% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 21 21
Average daily rate £400 £313 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% +20.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £250 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 4
Average hourly rate £21.78 £13.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.35% -41.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £11.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £17.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the East Sussex region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East Sussex region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
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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
Brighton -7 9 £425 +36.00% 6
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Hove - - - -
Lewes - - - -
Uckfield - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.00%) Windows
3 15 (27.27%) SQL
4 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
5 13 (23.64%) .NET
5 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
6 11 (20.00%) VMware
7 10 (18.18%) Finance
7 10 (18.18%) MS Office
8 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
9 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (14.55%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.73%) SAS
10 7 (12.73%) C#
10 7 (12.73%) ITIL
10 7 (12.73%) Data Management
10 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (10.91%) Banking
11 6 (10.91%) QA
11 6 (10.91%) Web Services
11 6 (10.91%) DNS
11 6 (10.91%) DHCP
11 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (9.09%) HP
12 5 (9.09%) Juniper
12 5 (9.09%) SAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 7 (12.73%) SAS
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.82%) CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Project
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.64%) DOC1
5 1 (1.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) assyst
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 6 (10.91%) DNS
2 6 (10.91%) DHCP
3 5 (9.09%) SAN
4 4 (7.27%) LDAP
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) WAN
5 1 (1.82%) VoIP
5 1 (1.82%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.82%) Firewall
5 1 (1.82%) VLAN
5 1 (1.82%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.82%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.45%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.27%) MS Access
4 3 (5.45%) QlikView
4 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
1 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.82%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.82%) Trac
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 6 (10.91%) Banking
3 3 (5.45%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (9.09%) Developer
3 5 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (7.27%) ScrumMaster
4 4 (7.27%) Agile Coach
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Information Analyst
5 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Coordinator
6 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (3.64%) Business Data Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Senior Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (23.64%) .NET
2 6 (10.91%) Web Services
3 5 (9.09%) Software Packaging
4 3 (5.45%) XML
4 3 (5.45%) WinForms
4 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.82%) XSLT
5 1 (1.82%) WCF
5 1 (1.82%) WPF
5 1 (1.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Clustering
1 5 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) PKI
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 3 (5.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.82%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
3 5 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.82%) UNIX
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (14.55%) Project Management
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL
3 7 (12.73%) Data Management
4 5 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.09%) Predictive Analytics
4 5 (9.09%) Analytics
4 5 (9.09%) Time Series Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Scrum
5 4 (7.27%) Business Continuity
5 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (5.45%) TDD
6 3 (5.45%) Document Management
6 3 (5.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.45%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.45%) DevOps
6 3 (5.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.27%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) C#
3 1 (1.82%) C
3 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) MCP
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) VCDX
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) CCNA
4 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (12.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SCCM
1 2 (3.64%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 31 (56.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (9.09%) HP
3 5 (9.09%) Juniper
4 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
5 3 (5.45%) ForgeRock
5 3 (5.45%) Akamai
5 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
5 3 (5.45%) Remedy
5 3 (5.45%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Avaya
7 1 (1.82%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.82%) Teradata