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 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 14 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 49 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.58% 10.91% 9.33%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 51.04% 66.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 25
Average daily rate £250 £225 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -41.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £145 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
72 96 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.04% 21.38% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 32 37
Average daily rate £375 £250 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £600 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.90 £38.80
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 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 12 February 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
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 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
Colchester -1 12 - - 5
Brentwood +1 5 £225 -18.18%
Basildon -2 4 £242 -59.66% 3
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £419 -
Thurrock - 2 £250 -
Saffron Walden - 1 - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (60.49%) MS Office
2 47 (58.02%) Windows
3 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
4 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
5 38 (46.91%) Citrix
6 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
7 32 (39.51%) Finance
8 28 (34.57%) Incident Management
9 19 (23.46%) Document Management
10 18 (22.22%) Law
10 18 (22.22%) Blackberry
11 16 (19.75%) SQL
12 13 (16.05%) ITIL
12 13 (16.05%) DNS
13 12 (14.81%) DHCP
13 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 12 (14.81%) Windows 8
14 9 (11.11%) .NET
14 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
15 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (9.88%) HP
15 8 (9.88%) Time Management
15 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
15 8 (9.88%) SCCM
16 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (8.64%) Office 365
16 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
16 7 (8.64%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 9 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (3.70%) IBM Domino
4 3 (3.70%) IBM Notes
4 3 (3.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.47%) Apache
5 2 (2.47%) Jetty
5 2 (2.47%) nginx
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.23%) Confluence
6 1 (1.23%) LiveCycle
6 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 49 (60.49%) MS Office
2 3 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.47%) MS Project
4 1 (1.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.64%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.47%) Google App Engine
2 2 (2.47%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) DNS
2 12 (14.81%) DHCP
3 5 (6.17%) Firewall
4 4 (4.94%) SAN
5 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.47%) FTP
6 2 (2.47%) HTTP
6 2 (2.47%) IPsec
6 2 (2.47%) LDAP
6 2 (2.47%) NetScaler
6 2 (2.47%) SSL
7 1 (1.23%) Extranet
7 1 (1.23%) Internet
7 1 (1.23%) Intranet
7 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.23%) LAN
7 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.41%) MS Access
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (4.94%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.47%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.47%) Power BI
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MSI
2 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.47%) JIRA
2 2 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.23%) Selenium
3 1 (1.23%) TestDirector
General
1 32 (39.51%) Finance
2 18 (22.22%) Law
3 5 (6.17%) Automotive
3 5 (6.17%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.47%) French Language
4 2 (2.47%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (48.15%) Analyst
2 27 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) Service Analyst
4 18 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 13 (16.05%) Support Analyst
6 11 (13.58%) Citrix Support
7 9 (11.11%) Active Directory Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Active Directory Support
7 9 (11.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Citrix Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Citrix Support Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
7 9 (11.11%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 9 (11.11%) Windows Support Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Developer
8 7 (8.64%) IT Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Applications Support
10 5 (6.17%) Applications Specialist
11 4 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
11 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 6 (7.41%) Web Services
4 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.94%) J2EE
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.47%) Middleware
5 2 (2.47%) Servlets
5 2 (2.47%) SOAP
5 2 (2.47%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.23%) COM
6 1 (1.23%) HTML
6 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Statistics
4 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.70%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.47%) NHS
5 2 (2.47%) Psychology
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.23%) Fintech
6 1 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.02%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.81%) Windows 8
4 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.94%) Windows Server
6 4 (4.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.47%) Linux
7 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.23%) Unix
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (34.57%) Incident Management
2 19 (23.46%) Document Management
3 13 (16.05%) ITIL
4 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (9.88%) Time Management
5 7 (8.64%) Configuration Management
6 6 (7.41%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (6.17%) Business Analysis
7 5 (6.17%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.17%) ETL
7 5 (6.17%) SDLC
8 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.70%) Change Control
8 3 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 3 (3.70%) Data Management
8 3 (3.70%) Defect Management
8 3 (3.70%) Release Management
8 3 (3.70%) Server Building
8 3 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) SQL
2 8 (9.88%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.17%) Java
3 5 (6.17%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.70%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) Perl
5 2 (2.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) C
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 3 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (3.70%) MCITP
2 3 (3.70%) MCSE
2 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) CISA
3 1 (1.23%) CISM
3 1 (1.23%) CISSP
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 42 (51.85%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.94%) XenApp
4 3 (3.70%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.47%) VMware ESX
5 2 (2.47%) Xen
5 2 (2.47%) XenServer
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.70%) SCOM
3 2 (2.47%) Puppet
4 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 46 (56.79%) Microsoft
2 38 (46.91%) Citrix
3 8 (9.88%) HP
4 7 (8.64%) VMware
5 6 (7.41%) IBM
6 3 (3.70%) Lotus
6 3 (3.70%) Oracle
7 2 (2.47%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
7 2 (2.47%) Google
8 1 (1.23%) AppSense
8 1 (1.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
8 1 (1.23%) Infor
8 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.23%) SAP
8 1 (1.23%) Symantec
8 1 (1.23%) Tableau
8 1 (1.23%) Wyse
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