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 20 April 2015 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 72 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 5.18% 9.52% 12.38%
As % of the Applications category 52.08% 63.16% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 15
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £147 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £455 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £309 £309
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -0.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Average hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
48 114 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.94% 15.08% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 56 25
Average daily rate £250 £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +29.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £138 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £450 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 23
Average hourly rate £32.00 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+93.93% -41.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £13.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.79 £30.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 +6 5 £420 +140.00% 1
Chelmsford -6 5 £225 -30.76% 2
Brentwood -10 3 £210 -40.00% 1
Basildon -9 2 £165 -43.82% 3
Harlow - 2 - - 1
Hockley - - - -
Loughton - - - -
Maldon - - - -
Southend-on-Sea - - - - 2
Wickford - - - -
Billericay - - - -
Braintree - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 40 (54.79%) Windows
3 36 (49.32%) MS Office
4 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
5 29 (39.73%) Finance
6 27 (36.99%) Citrix
7 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
8 15 (20.55%) Incident Management
8 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 14 (19.18%) ITIL
9 14 (19.18%) Blackberry
9 14 (19.18%) Document Management
10 13 (17.81%) Law
11 11 (15.07%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (12.33%) Project Management
12 9 (12.33%) Linux
13 8 (10.96%) MS Project
13 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
13 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (9.59%) Migration
14 7 (9.59%) IBM
14 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
15 6 (8.22%) MS Access
15 6 (8.22%) Solaris
15 6 (8.22%) Oracle
15 6 (8.22%) Java
15 6 (8.22%) UNIX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) Lync
3 4 (5.48%) IIS
4 3 (4.11%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (49.32%) MS Office
2 11 (15.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.96%) MS Project
4 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.37%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.37%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) SAN
2 3 (4.11%) LAN
2 3 (4.11%) WAN
3 2 (2.74%) Internet
3 2 (2.74%) Network Security
4 1 (1.37%) Firewall
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) MS Access
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.74%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Ant
1 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.37%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) SoapUI
General
1 29 (39.73%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Law
3 3 (4.11%) Marketing
3 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
5 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Service Analyst
2 21 (28.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (20.55%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.48%) Architect
5 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.48%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.11%) Administrator
6 3 (4.11%) Java Developer
7 2 (2.74%) Project Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Field Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) Consultant
7 2 (2.74%) DBA
7 2 (2.74%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (2.74%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Business Analyst
7 2 (2.74%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.85%) HTML
1 5 (6.85%) Web Services
1 5 (6.85%) XML
2 4 (5.48%) HTML5
3 3 (4.11%) TopLink
3 3 (4.11%) Ajax
3 3 (4.11%) JAX-WS
3 3 (4.11%) JAX-RS
3 3 (4.11%) XHTML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
3 3 (4.11%) J2EE
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) SOAP
4 2 (2.74%) Flash
5 1 (1.37%) EDI
5 1 (1.37%) Android SDK
5 1 (1.37%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Blackberry
2 8 (10.96%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.96%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.85%) NHS
3 5 (6.85%) Clustering
4 4 (5.48%) AS400
5 3 (4.11%) iSeries
6 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.37%) User Experience
6 1 (1.37%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.37%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.37%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 40 (54.79%) Windows
2 21 (28.77%) Windows 7
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 6 (8.22%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Solaris
5 4 (5.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.11%) AIX
6 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Incident Management
2 14 (19.18%) Document Management
2 14 (19.18%) ITIL
3 9 (12.33%) Project Management
4 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.59%) Migration
5 4 (5.48%) Data Analysis
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
5 4 (5.48%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.48%) Programme Management
5 4 (5.48%) Time Management
5 4 (5.48%) Change Control
6 3 (4.11%) Use Case
6 3 (4.11%) Capacity Management
6 3 (4.11%) Change Management
6 3 (4.11%) TDD
6 3 (4.11%) Asset Management
6 3 (4.11%) Content Management
6 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (4.11%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.55%) SQL
2 6 (8.22%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) VB
4 3 (4.11%) VBA
5 2 (2.74%) VB6
5 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.37%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.11%) MCDST
2 3 (4.11%) MCSE
2 3 (4.11%) MCSA
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.74%) MCP
3 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (2.74%) Degree
3 2 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.37%) PMP
4 1 (1.37%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.37%) OCP
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (43.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
3 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.48%) XenApp
5 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.37%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 27 (36.99%) Citrix
3 7 (9.59%) IBM
4 6 (8.22%) Oracle
4 6 (8.22%) VMware
5 4 (5.48%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) Dell
6 3 (4.11%) Cisco
6 3 (4.11%) Panasonic
6 3 (4.11%) BMC
6 3 (4.11%) NetApp
6 3 (4.11%) McAfee
6 3 (4.11%) Sophos
7 2 (2.74%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.74%) Adobe
8 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.37%) SAP
8 1 (1.37%) Brocade
8 1 (1.37%) BT
Essex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Basildon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago