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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 72 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.22% 12.74% 10.59%
As % of the Applications category 57.50% 63.72% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 38 11
Average daily rate
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£253 £250 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 13
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
80 113 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.03% 20.00% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 22
Average daily rate £300 £400 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +135.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £96 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 December 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
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 December 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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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
Colchester +5 21 £150 - 4
Basildon -3 10 £475 +160.27%
Chelmsford -1 5 £225 -50.00% 3
Brentwood -3 2 £300 - 4
Harlow - 1 - -
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Saffron Walden - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
Braintree - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 58 (64.44%) MS Office
2 53 (58.89%) Windows
3 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 44 (48.89%) Citrix
5 39 (43.33%) Finance
6 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
7 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
8 32 (35.56%) Incident Management
9 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
10 30 (33.33%) Document Management
11 25 (27.78%) Law
12 18 (20.00%) SQL
13 15 (16.67%) Linux
13 15 (16.67%) ITIL
14 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
14 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 11 (12.22%) Java
16 11 (12.22%) Oracle
16 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
17 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
17 10 (11.11%) UNIX
18 9 (10.00%) XML
18 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
19 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
19 8 (8.89%) Cisco
19 8 (8.89%) IBM
20 7 (7.78%) MS Access
20 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
20 7 (7.78%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 11 (12.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.89%) WebSphere
3 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (5.56%) JBoss
5 5 (5.56%) Apache
6 4 (4.44%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (4.44%) Lync
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.11%) CMS
8 1 (1.11%) Confluence
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (64.44%) MS Office
2 13 (14.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.56%) MS Project
5 3 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (2.22%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) VoIP
2 5 (5.56%) Internet
3 4 (4.44%) WAN
3 4 (4.44%) LAN
3 4 (4.44%) SAN
4 3 (3.33%) Extranet
5 1 (1.11%) MPLS
5 1 (1.11%) Firewall
5 1 (1.11%) Wireless
5 1 (1.11%) Network Security
5 1 (1.11%) DHCP
5 1 (1.11%) HTTP
5 1 (1.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.78%) MS Access
2 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.11%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Eclipse
2 3 (3.33%) Ant
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 39 (43.33%) Finance
2 25 (27.78%) Law
3 5 (5.56%) Publishing
4 4 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.44%) Legal
4 4 (4.44%) Automotive
5 3 (3.33%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) German Language
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.22%) Retail
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Local Government
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (62.22%) Analyst
2 32 (35.56%) Service Analyst
2 32 (35.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 26 (28.89%) Help Desk Analyst
4 11 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) IT Support
6 8 (8.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Project Engineer
10 3 (3.33%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.33%) Network Planner
11 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Team Leader
11 2 (2.22%) Auditor
11 2 (2.22%) Support Team Leader
11 2 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
11 2 (2.22%) Service Desk Team Leader
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) XML
2 6 (6.67%) HTML
3 5 (5.56%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) J2EE
4 4 (4.44%) HTML5
4 4 (4.44%) Web Services
5 3 (3.33%) XHTML
5 3 (3.33%) Ajax
6 2 (2.22%) TopLink
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) JAX-WS
6 2 (2.22%) SOAP
6 2 (2.22%) .NET
6 2 (2.22%) JAX-RS
7 1 (1.11%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.11%) JSP
7 1 (1.11%) Flash
7 1 (1.11%) WebCenter
7 1 (1.11%) iOS SDK
7 1 (1.11%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.89%) Blackberry
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) NHS
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.33%) Clustering
5 2 (2.22%) iSeries
5 2 (2.22%) AS400
5 2 (2.22%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) User Experience
6 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.11%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 53 (58.89%) Windows
2 37 (41.11%) Windows 7
3 15 (16.67%) Linux
4 10 (11.11%) UNIX
5 6 (6.67%) Solaris
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) AIX
7 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.11%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Incident Management
2 30 (33.33%) Document Management
3 15 (16.67%) ITIL
4 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
5 7 (7.78%) Release Management
5 7 (7.78%) Time Management
6 5 (5.56%) Use Case
7 4 (4.44%) User Stories
7 4 (4.44%) Service Management
7 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.44%) TDD
7 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (4.44%) Scrum
8 3 (3.33%) Content Management
8 3 (3.33%) Network Design
8 3 (3.33%) Validation
8 3 (3.33%) Migration
8 3 (3.33%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.00%) SQL
2 11 (12.22%) Java
3 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.44%) VBA
5 2 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (1.11%) VB6
6 1 (1.11%) FQL
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) MCSE
4 4 (4.44%) MCSA
4 4 (4.44%) Degree
4 4 (4.44%) MCDST
5 3 (3.33%) CCIE
5 3 (3.33%) CCNP
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
5 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.11%) MCITP
7 1 (1.11%) MCP
7 1 (1.11%) OCP
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 50 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) XenApp
4 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.22%) SCCM
2 1 (1.11%) SCOM
2 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (48.89%) Citrix
2 31 (34.44%) Microsoft
3 11 (12.22%) Oracle
4 8 (8.89%) Cisco
4 8 (8.89%) IBM
5 6 (6.67%) VMware
6 5 (5.56%) Sophos
7 4 (4.44%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) Panasonic
7 4 (4.44%) McAfee
8 3 (3.33%) Adobe
9 2 (2.22%) BMC
9 2 (2.22%) NetApp
9 2 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.11%) Spiceworks
10 1 (1.11%) Facebook
10 1 (1.11%) Twitter
10 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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