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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 45 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.36% 11.28% 8.88%
As % of the Applications category 54.22% 56.67% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 19
Average daily rate
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£263 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £388 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 21 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.84 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.18% -10.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £9.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £16.00 £27.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
83 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 17.26% 19.91% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 30
Average daily rate £263 £330 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +59.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £155 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 30 19
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £34.00 £28.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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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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
Colchester -3 17 £175 +4.47% 4
Basildon +1 8 - - 2
Brentwood -4 3 £220 -37.14% 1
Chelmsford 0 2 £469 +50.00% 3
Harlow +5 1 - - 2
Loughton - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Billericay - - - - 1
Epping - - - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 52 (48.15%) MS Office
2 51 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 49 (45.37%) Windows
4 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
5 33 (30.56%) Finance
5 33 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 28 (25.93%) Citrix
7 23 (21.30%) Incident Management
8 22 (20.37%) Blackberry
8 22 (20.37%) SQL
9 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
10 19 (17.59%) Law
11 18 (16.67%) Document Management
12 15 (13.89%) VBA
12 15 (13.89%) ITIL
12 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
13 13 (12.04%) XML
13 13 (12.04%) Project Management
13 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (11.11%) Oracle
14 12 (11.11%) Java
15 11 (10.19%) Linux
15 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
15 11 (10.19%) WebSphere
15 11 (10.19%) Release Management
15 11 (10.19%) Time Management
15 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
16 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
16 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 15 (13.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.19%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.41%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 6 (5.56%) Apache
5 5 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.63%) MQSeries
5 5 (4.63%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.93%) CMS
8 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.93%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 52 (48.15%) MS Office
2 11 (10.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.48%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.63%) MS Project
6 3 (2.78%) PowerPivot
7 2 (1.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) Internet
2 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.63%) VoIP
4 3 (2.78%) DHCP
4 3 (2.78%) SAN
4 3 (2.78%) DNS
5 2 (1.85%) Network Security
5 2 (1.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.93%) Extranet
6 1 (0.93%) CTI
6 1 (0.93%) LDAP
6 1 (0.93%) WAN
6 1 (0.93%) Broadband
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (9.26%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (6.48%) MS Access
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (5.56%) DTS
4 6 (5.56%) Ingres
5 5 (4.63%) DB2
5 5 (4.63%) Data Mart
5 5 (4.63%) Oracle Database
5 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.93%) TestDirector
1 1 (0.93%) MSI
1 1 (0.93%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.93%) Ant
1 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.93%) Lombardi
1 1 (0.93%) VisualVM
General
1 33 (30.56%) Finance
2 19 (17.59%) Law
3 5 (4.63%) Automotive
3 5 (4.63%) Publishing
3 5 (4.63%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) German Language
5 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Billing
5 1 (0.93%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (54.63%) Analyst
2 27 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 27 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (19.44%) Help Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.81%) Developer
5 15 (13.89%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Business Analyst
6 10 (9.26%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.56%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (5.56%) Support Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Field Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Support Technician
8 5 (4.63%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.63%) VB Developer
8 5 (4.63%) IT Support
9 4 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (3.70%) Project Engineer
9 4 (3.70%) Auditor
10 2 (1.85%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.04%) XML
2 9 (8.33%) HTML
2 9 (8.33%) CSS
3 7 (6.48%) .NET
3 7 (6.48%) J2EE
4 2 (1.85%) jQuery
4 2 (1.85%) Ajax
4 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.85%) XHTML
5 1 (0.93%) JSP
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Web Services
5 1 (0.93%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.93%) WebCenter
5 1 (0.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.37%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.78%) NHS
3 3 (2.78%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.85%) Social Media
4 2 (1.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.93%) AS400
5 1 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.93%) Life Science
5 1 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.93%) Handset
5 1 (0.93%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 49 (45.37%) Windows
2 33 (30.56%) Windows 7
3 11 (10.19%) Linux
4 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.56%) UNIX
5 6 (5.56%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.70%) SUSE
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.93%) Android
7 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.30%) Incident Management
2 18 (16.67%) Document Management
3 15 (13.89%) ITIL
4 13 (12.04%) Project Management
5 11 (10.19%) Release Management
5 11 (10.19%) Time Management
6 10 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 7 (6.48%) Data Analysis
8 7 (6.48%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (5.56%) TDD
9 6 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Dimensional Modelling
10 5 (4.63%) Data Protection
10 5 (4.63%) Regression Testing
10 5 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (3.70%) Change Control
11 4 (3.70%) Web Design
11 4 (3.70%) Asset Management
11 4 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.37%) SQL
2 15 (13.89%) VBA
3 12 (11.11%) Java
4 9 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.48%) VB
6 6 (5.56%) VB6
7 2 (1.85%) ABAP
7 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.85%) C#
8 1 (0.93%) JCL
8 1 (0.93%) COBOL
8 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.93%) FQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (10.19%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.48%) Degree
3 7 (6.48%) MCDST
4 5 (4.63%) MCSA
5 4 (3.70%) MCSE
6 3 (2.78%) CCNP
6 3 (2.78%) CCNA
6 3 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.78%) MCP
6 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.93%) CCIE
8 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.70%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 34 (31.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.93%) RACF
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.93%) vSphere
4 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) OpenView
1 3 (2.78%) SCCM
1 3 (2.78%) OVSD
2 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.93%) SCOM
3 1 (0.93%) Opsview
Vendors
1 51 (47.22%) Microsoft
2 28 (25.93%) Citrix
3 12 (11.11%) Oracle
4 8 (7.41%) Cisco
5 7 (6.48%) HP
5 7 (6.48%) Dell
5 7 (6.48%) McAfee
6 6 (5.56%) VMware
6 6 (5.56%) JBoss
7 4 (3.70%) Panasonic
7 4 (3.70%) Sophos
8 3 (2.78%) EMC
8 3 (2.78%) SAP
9 2 (1.85%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.85%) Cadence
9 2 (1.85%) IBM
10 1 (0.93%) Adobe
10 1 (0.93%) NetApp
10 1 (0.93%) Avaya
10 1 (0.93%) webMethods
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