The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 100 50 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 20.88% 7.73% 11.81%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 66.67% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 27
Median daily rate £300 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £178 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 17 16
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
East of England

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

Applications Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
125 75 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.10% 11.59% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 38 39
Median daily rate £300 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £165 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 22 31
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Essex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Colchester -2 45 £413 -1.78%
Chelmsford +13 4 £350 -10.82% 1
Basildon +6 4 £240 -40.00% 6
Brentwood +1 4 - -
Harlow - 2 - - 1
Epping 0 1 £95 +11.76%
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 107 (66.46%) Windows
2 102 (63.35%) MS Office
3 87 (54.04%) Active Directory
4 83 (51.55%) Citrix
5 82 (50.93%) Microsoft
6 75 (46.58%) Windows 7
7 70 (43.48%) Incident Management
8 61 (37.89%) Finance
9 55 (34.16%) Document Management
10 46 (28.57%) Blackberry
11 45 (27.95%) Law
12 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
13 32 (19.88%) SQL
14 26 (16.15%) Windows 8
15 18 (11.18%) Windows Server
15 18 (11.18%) Oracle
16 15 (9.32%) SAP
16 15 (9.32%) SharePoint
16 15 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
16 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (9.32%) Infor
17 14 (8.70%) Office 365
17 14 (8.70%) COM
17 14 (8.70%) ITIL
18 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
19 12 (7.45%) Data Management
19 12 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
19 12 (7.45%) CRM
19 12 (7.45%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 15 (9.32%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 10 (6.21%) Skype for Business
4 6 (3.73%) IIS
5 3 (1.86%) Apache
5 3 (1.86%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.86%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.86%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.24%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.24%) JBoss
6 2 (1.24%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.24%) SAS
6 2 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.62%) Confluence
7 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.62%) Jetty
7 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 102 (63.35%) MS Office
2 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.73%) MS Project
4 5 (3.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (3.73%) assyst
3 2 (1.24%) Summit
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.70%) Office 365
2 10 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.21%) Yammer
3 2 (1.24%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.35%) DNS
2 6 (3.73%) DHCP
2 6 (3.73%) Firewall
3 5 (3.11%) Internet
4 2 (1.24%) Cisco IPT
4 2 (1.24%) Intranet
4 2 (1.24%) LDAP
4 2 (1.24%) NetScaler
4 2 (1.24%) PBX
4 2 (1.24%) SAN
4 2 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.24%) VoIP
4 2 (1.24%) VPN
5 1 (0.62%) Extranet
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.62%) IPsec
5 1 (0.62%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.97%) MS Access
3 5 (3.11%) GIS
3 5 (3.11%) PowerPivot
3 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.86%) Essbase
5 3 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.24%) Data Mart
6 2 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.24%) DB2
6 2 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.62%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.62%) OLTP
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.62%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (2.48%) JIRA
2 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.86%) Selenium
2 3 (1.86%) SoapUI
2 3 (1.86%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.24%) VisualVM
4 1 (0.62%) AccuRev
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.62%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.62%) Travis CI
General
1 61 (37.89%) Finance
2 45 (27.95%) Law
3 11 (6.83%) Retail
4 8 (4.97%) Automotive
4 8 (4.97%) Banking
5 6 (3.73%) Marketing
6 3 (1.86%) Legal
6 3 (1.86%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.62%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (58.39%) Analyst
2 70 (43.48%) Help Desk Analyst
3 45 (27.95%) Service Analyst
3 45 (27.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 30 (18.63%) Support Analyst
5 25 (15.53%) Active Directory Analyst
5 25 (15.53%) Help Desk Support
5 25 (15.53%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 24 (14.91%) Active Directory Support
6 24 (14.91%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 24 (14.91%) Citrix Analyst
6 24 (14.91%) Citrix Support
6 24 (14.91%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 24 (14.91%) Windows Support Analyst
7 20 (12.42%) IT Analyst
8 11 (6.83%) Applications Support
8 11 (6.83%) Developer
9 6 (3.73%) Consultant
9 6 (3.73%) SQL Developer
10 5 (3.11%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.70%) COM
2 11 (6.83%) .NET
3 10 (6.21%) Web Services
4 9 (5.59%) XML
5 8 (4.97%) J2EE
5 8 (4.97%) SOAP
6 6 (3.73%) HTML
7 4 (2.48%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.48%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.48%) HTML5
8 3 (1.86%) Silverlight
8 3 (1.86%) XML Messaging
9 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.24%) COM+
10 1 (0.62%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.62%) Middleware
10 1 (0.62%) PrimeFaces
10 1 (0.62%) REST
10 1 (0.62%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 15 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (4.97%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.48%) Mainframe
5 3 (1.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.86%) Fat Client
5 3 (1.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.86%) NHS
5 3 (1.86%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.24%) DataPower
6 2 (1.24%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.24%) Statistics
6 2 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.62%) Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) CMDB
7 1 (0.62%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.62%) Fintech
7 1 (0.62%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 107 (66.46%) Windows
2 75 (46.58%) Windows 7
3 26 (16.15%) Windows 8
4 18 (11.18%) Windows Server
5 8 (4.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.48%) Linux
7 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.24%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.24%) zOS
10 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.62%) Unix
10 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (43.48%) Incident Management
2 55 (34.16%) Document Management
3 14 (8.70%) ITIL
4 13 (8.07%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (8.07%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (7.45%) CRM
5 12 (7.45%) Data Management
6 10 (6.21%) Case Management
6 10 (6.21%) SDLC
6 10 (6.21%) Time Management
7 6 (3.73%) Business Analysis
7 6 (3.73%) Project Management
7 6 (3.73%) TDD
8 5 (3.11%) Change Control
8 5 (3.11%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.11%) Information Security
8 5 (3.11%) ITSM
8 5 (3.11%) Quality Management
8 5 (3.11%) Test Management
9 4 (2.48%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 32 (19.88%) SQL
2 10 (6.21%) Java
3 8 (4.97%) VBA
4 5 (3.11%) PowerShell
5 4 (2.48%) C#
5 4 (2.48%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.48%) VB
6 2 (1.24%) COBOL
6 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.24%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.62%) Perl
7 1 (0.62%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (5.59%) MOS
2 7 (4.35%) CISSP
3 5 (3.11%) Degree
4 3 (1.86%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CCDA
5 2 (1.24%) CCNA
5 2 (1.24%) CCNP
5 2 (1.24%) CISA
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.24%) CISM
5 2 (1.24%) ISEB
5 2 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.24%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (1.24%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) GSEC
6 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.62%) PMP
6 1 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.24%) Def Stans
1 2 (1.24%) ISO 9000
1 2 (1.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (1.24%) SLA
2 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.62%) QA
System Software
1 87 (54.04%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.73%) XenApp
4 2 (1.24%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.62%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (4.35%) SCCM
1 7 (4.35%) SCOM
2 4 (2.48%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.24%) Opsview
4 1 (0.62%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 83 (51.55%) Citrix
2 82 (50.93%) Microsoft
3 18 (11.18%) Oracle
4 15 (9.32%) Infor
4 15 (9.32%) Salesforce.com
4 15 (9.32%) SAP
5 11 (6.83%) Cisco
5 11 (6.83%) HP
6 10 (6.21%) VMware
7 5 (3.11%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.11%) Dell
7 5 (3.11%) IBM
8 3 (1.86%) Adobe
8 3 (1.86%) Lotus
9 2 (1.24%) Google
9 2 (1.24%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.24%) Software AG
9 2 (1.24%) SunGard
9 2 (1.24%) Tandberg
9 2 (1.24%) webMethods
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