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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 60 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.32% 6.67% 8.80%
As % of the Applications category 55.05% 55.56% 61.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 10
Median daily rate £300 £275 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £238 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £373 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 21
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -7.81%
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
109 63 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.01% 12.00% 14.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 25 21
Median daily rate £300 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £216 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 14 23
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +3 21 £300 -
Chelmsford +2 7 £338 +8.00% 1
Harlow - 3 £120 -
Brentwood +2 2 - -
Basildon +5 1 - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 102 (64.97%) MS Office
2 96 (61.15%) Windows
3 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
4 80 (50.96%) Active Directory
5 72 (45.86%) Citrix
6 67 (42.68%) Windows 7
7 61 (38.85%) Incident Management
8 44 (28.03%) Document Management
9 43 (27.39%) Finance
10 31 (19.75%) Blackberry
11 30 (19.11%) Law
11 30 (19.11%) Windows 8
12 29 (18.47%) SQL
13 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
14 26 (16.56%) Oracle
15 23 (14.65%) SAP
15 23 (14.65%) Salesforce.com
15 23 (14.65%) MS PowerPoint
16 21 (13.38%) Data Management
17 20 (12.74%) SharePoint
18 19 (12.10%) Infor
19 18 (11.46%) CRM
20 17 (10.83%) COM
20 17 (10.83%) VBA
21 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
21 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
22 15 (9.55%) Windows Server
22 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
23 14 (8.92%) Skype for Business
23 14 (8.92%) Office 365

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 20 (12.74%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.92%) BizTalk Server
2 14 (8.92%) Skype for Business
3 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.27%) Apache
4 2 (1.27%) GlassFish
4 2 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 102 (64.97%) MS Office
2 23 (14.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (5.73%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (8.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.46%) assyst
3 2 (1.27%) Summit
4 1 (0.64%) CODA-Financials
4 1 (0.64%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.92%) Office 365
2 14 (8.92%) Yammer
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.27%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.64%) G Suite
4 1 (0.64%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Firewall
1 5 (3.18%) Internet
2 3 (1.91%) VPN
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.27%) Extranet
3 2 (1.27%) LDAP
3 2 (1.27%) PBX
3 2 (1.27%) VoIP
4 1 (0.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.73%) MS Access
3 7 (4.46%) GIS
4 6 (3.82%) DB2
4 6 (3.82%) Essbase
5 5 (3.18%) PowerPivot
6 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.64%) Big Data
8 1 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.64%) OLTP
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.91%) Cucumber
1 3 (1.91%) JIRA
1 3 (1.91%) Selenium
1 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
1 3 (1.91%) SpecFlow
2 2 (1.27%) VisualVM
3 1 (0.64%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.64%) MSI
General
1 43 (27.39%) Finance
2 30 (19.11%) Law
3 14 (8.92%) Retail
4 11 (7.01%) Marketing
5 10 (6.37%) Automotive
6 5 (3.18%) Legal
7 4 (2.55%) Advertising
8 3 (1.91%) Banking
8 3 (1.91%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 97 (61.78%) Analyst
2 61 (38.85%) Help Desk Analyst
3 37 (23.57%) Support Analyst
4 31 (19.75%) Help Desk Support
4 31 (19.75%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 31 (19.75%) Service Analyst
5 30 (19.11%) Active Directory Analyst
5 30 (19.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 29 (18.47%) Active Directory Support
6 29 (18.47%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 29 (18.47%) Citrix Analyst
6 29 (18.47%) Citrix Support
6 29 (18.47%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 29 (18.47%) Windows Support Analyst
7 23 (14.65%) IT Analyst
8 10 (6.37%) Applications Support
9 8 (5.10%) Configuration Engineer
10 7 (4.46%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Support Specialist
11 6 (3.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.83%) COM
2 8 (5.10%) J2EE
3 6 (3.82%) .NET
3 6 (3.82%) HTML
3 6 (3.82%) SOAP
3 6 (3.82%) Web Services
4 4 (2.55%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.55%) HTML5
5 3 (1.91%) Silverlight
5 3 (1.91%) XML
6 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.27%) COM+
7 1 (0.64%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.64%) JSF
7 1 (0.64%) Middleware
7 1 (0.64%) PrimeFaces
7 1 (0.64%) REST
7 1 (0.64%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.75%) Blackberry
2 16 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.73%) Client/Server
3 9 (5.73%) Mainframe
4 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.18%) CMDB
5 5 (3.18%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.18%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.55%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.91%) NHS
8 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.27%) DataPower
8 2 (1.27%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) Clustering
9 1 (0.64%) Psychology
9 1 (0.64%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 96 (61.15%) Windows
2 67 (42.68%) Windows 7
3 30 (19.11%) Windows 8
4 15 (9.55%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.55%) Linux
7 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.27%) Unix
8 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) zOS
9 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.85%) Incident Management
2 44 (28.03%) Document Management
3 21 (13.38%) Data Management
4 18 (11.46%) CRM
5 16 (10.19%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (8.92%) Case Management
6 14 (8.92%) Project Management
7 13 (8.28%) ITIL
8 10 (6.37%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (6.37%) Business Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) Configuration Management
9 9 (5.73%) Programme Management
10 8 (5.10%) CMMI
10 8 (5.10%) Time Management
11 7 (4.46%) Information Security
11 7 (4.46%) ITSM
11 7 (4.46%) Six Sigma
11 7 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.82%) Data Analysis
12 6 (3.82%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) SQL
2 17 (10.83%) VBA
3 10 (6.37%) Java
4 7 (4.46%) VB
5 6 (3.82%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.55%) COBOL
7 3 (1.91%) C#
8 2 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.64%) C++
9 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.64%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) MOS
2 10 (6.37%) CISSP
2 10 (6.37%) Degree
3 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
4 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.91%) CCDA
5 3 (1.91%) CCNA
5 3 (1.91%) CCNP
5 3 (1.91%) CISA
5 3 (1.91%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.91%) CISM
5 3 (1.91%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.64%) GSEC
7 1 (0.64%) ISEB
7 1 (0.64%) MCSA
7 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.10%) ISO 9000
2 6 (3.82%) Def Stans
3 3 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 80 (50.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.18%) XenApp
4 2 (1.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.64%) vSphere
5 1 (0.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) SCOM
2 5 (3.18%) SCCM
3 2 (1.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.27%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
3 2 (1.27%) Opsview
3 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 95 (60.51%) Microsoft
2 72 (45.86%) Citrix
3 26 (16.56%) Oracle
4 23 (14.65%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (14.65%) SAP
5 19 (12.10%) Infor
6 7 (4.46%) Cisco
6 7 (4.46%) Dell
7 3 (1.91%) Adobe
7 3 (1.91%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.27%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.27%) IBM
8 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.27%) Samsung
8 2 (1.27%) Software AG
8 2 (1.27%) Splunk
8 2 (1.27%) Tandberg
8 2 (1.27%) webMethods
9 1 (0.64%) Apple
9 1 (0.64%) CODA