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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 68 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.59% 12.52% 10.50%
As % of the Applications category 62.20% 60.71% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 16
Average daily rate
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£216 £263 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.61% +31.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 12
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
82 112 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 15.41% 20.63% 17.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 46 27
Average daily rate £263 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £114 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 42 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -6.45%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 30 £150 - 2
Basildon -2 8 - -
Brentwood -1 2 - -
Chelmsford -1 1 - - 3
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - -
Epping - - - -
Harlow - - - -
Loughton - - - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - - - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 59 (54.13%) MS Office
3 47 (43.12%) Active Directory
3 47 (43.12%) Windows 7
4 43 (39.45%) Citrix
4 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
5 41 (37.61%) Finance
6 38 (34.86%) Blackberry
7 35 (32.11%) Incident Management
8 29 (26.61%) Document Management
9 28 (25.69%) Law
10 21 (19.27%) SQL
11 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
12 14 (12.84%) VBA
12 14 (12.84%) Java
12 14 (12.84%) Linux
13 13 (11.93%) Oracle
13 13 (11.93%) ITIL
14 12 (11.01%) XML
14 12 (11.01%) Cisco
14 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
14 12 (11.01%) Time Management
14 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
15 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
16 10 (9.17%) CSS
16 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
16 10 (9.17%) HTML
16 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
17 9 (8.26%) Release Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (11.01%) WebSphere
2 9 (8.26%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.50%) WebLogic
3 6 (5.50%) JBoss
3 6 (5.50%) Apache
3 6 (5.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.59%) MQSeries
4 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.67%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (2.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.92%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.92%) CMS
8 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 59 (54.13%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Visio
3 9 (8.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (7.34%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (2.75%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.75%) MS Project
6 2 (1.83%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Summit
1 1 (0.92%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) Internet
2 6 (5.50%) VoIP
3 4 (3.67%) WAN
3 4 (3.67%) LAN
4 3 (2.75%) Extranet
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
5 2 (1.83%) DNS
5 2 (1.83%) DHCP
6 1 (0.92%) HTTP
6 1 (0.92%) SAN
6 1 (0.92%) CTI
6 1 (0.92%) LDAP
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
6 1 (0.92%) Network Security
6 1 (0.92%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) MS Access
3 6 (5.50%) DB2
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) DTS
5 4 (3.67%) Ingres
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.75%) Data Mart
7 1 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.83%) Ant
3 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.92%) MSI
3 1 (0.92%) Lombardi
3 1 (0.92%) VisualVM
General
1 41 (37.61%) Finance
2 28 (25.69%) Law
3 5 (4.59%) Automotive
3 5 (4.59%) Publishing
3 5 (4.59%) Banking
4 4 (3.67%) Legal
4 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.75%) German Language
6 2 (1.83%) Marketing
6 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.92%) Local Government
7 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (57.80%) Analyst
2 34 (31.19%) Service Analyst
2 34 (31.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 30 (27.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 16 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Developer
6 9 (8.26%) IT Support
7 8 (7.34%) IT Support Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Project Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.50%) Systems Analyst
9 5 (4.59%) Auditor
10 4 (3.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (3.67%) VB Developer
11 3 (2.75%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (2.75%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.75%) Desktop Support
11 3 (2.75%) Network Planner
12 2 (1.83%) VB6 Developer
12 2 (1.83%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.01%) XML
2 10 (9.17%) HTML
2 10 (9.17%) CSS
3 8 (7.34%) J2EE
4 7 (6.42%) .NET
5 4 (3.67%) jQuery
6 3 (2.75%) XHTML
6 3 (2.75%) Ajax
7 2 (1.83%) HTML5
7 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.83%) SOAP
7 2 (1.83%) Web Services
8 1 (0.92%) JSP
8 1 (0.92%) iOS SDK
8 1 (0.92%) JAX-RS
8 1 (0.92%) Android SDK
8 1 (0.92%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 1 (0.92%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.92%) TopLink
8 1 (0.92%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.86%) Blackberry
2 12 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.34%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.83%) NHS
4 2 (1.83%) Handset
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (0.92%) EqualLogic
5 1 (0.92%) Social Media
5 1 (0.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.92%) User Experience
5 1 (0.92%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 62 (56.88%) Windows
2 47 (43.12%) Windows 7
3 14 (12.84%) Linux
4 7 (6.42%) UNIX
5 5 (4.59%) Windows XP
6 4 (3.67%) SUSE
6 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.75%) Solaris
8 2 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.83%) Android
8 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.92%) AIX
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (32.11%) Incident Management
2 29 (26.61%) Document Management
3 13 (11.93%) ITIL
4 12 (11.01%) Time Management
5 9 (8.26%) Release Management
5 9 (8.26%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (7.34%) Project Management
7 6 (5.50%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.59%) Data Analysis
8 5 (4.59%) TDD
8 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.59%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.59%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Configuration Management
9 4 (3.67%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.67%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (2.75%) Network Design
10 3 (2.75%) Migration
10 3 (2.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.27%) SQL
2 14 (12.84%) Java
2 14 (12.84%) VBA
3 10 (9.17%) JavaScript
4 5 (4.59%) VB
5 4 (3.67%) VB6
6 3 (2.75%) C#
7 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.83%) ABAP
8 1 (0.92%) FQL
8 1 (0.92%) JCL
8 1 (0.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (9.17%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.42%) MCDST
3 7 (6.42%) MCSE
4 6 (5.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.67%) CCNP
5 4 (3.67%) CCNA
6 3 (2.75%) CCIE
6 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.83%) MCSA
8 1 (0.92%) MCP
8 1 (0.92%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.92%) QA
System Software
1 47 (43.12%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.75%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.83%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.92%) RACF
5 1 (0.92%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SCCM
1 2 (1.83%) SCOM
2 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.92%) Opsview
2 1 (0.92%) OpenView
2 1 (0.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.92%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.92%) OVSD
Vendors
1 43 (39.45%) Microsoft
1 43 (39.45%) Citrix
2 13 (11.93%) Oracle
3 12 (11.01%) Cisco
4 8 (7.34%) Dell
5 7 (6.42%) McAfee
5 7 (6.42%) Sophos
6 6 (5.50%) VMware
6 6 (5.50%) Panasonic
7 5 (4.59%) IBM
8 4 (3.67%) HP
9 2 (1.83%) SAP
9 2 (1.83%) Cadence
9 2 (1.83%) EMC
9 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.92%) Splunk
10 1 (0.92%) Spiceworks
10 1 (0.92%) Facebook
10 1 (0.92%) Twitter
10 1 (0.92%) Adobe
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