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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 34 11
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 64 28 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 14.88% 5.23% 10.27%
As % of the Applications category 77.11% 56.00% 62.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 40
Average daily rate £320 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £183 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 0 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
83 50 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 19.30% 9.35% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 58
Average daily rate £400 £310 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -9.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £410 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 5 15
Average hourly rate £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.43% +93.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 1 May 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 May 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Essex region over the 3 months to 1 May 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 35 - - 3
Brentwood +7 3 - -
Basildon +8 2 - -
Harlow +1 1 - -
Epping 0 1 £95 +11.76%
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 77 (68.75%) Windows
2 68 (60.71%) MS Office
3 62 (55.36%) Active Directory
4 58 (51.79%) Citrix
5 56 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
7 52 (46.43%) Incident Management
8 50 (44.64%) Finance
9 37 (33.04%) Document Management
10 36 (32.14%) Blackberry
11 35 (31.25%) Law
12 25 (22.32%) SQL
13 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.07%) Windows 8
15 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
16 12 (10.71%) HP
17 11 (9.82%) .NET
17 11 (9.82%) XML
18 10 (8.93%) ITIL
18 10 (8.93%) VMware
18 10 (8.93%) Windows Server
19 9 (8.04%) Java
19 9 (8.04%) DNS
19 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
20 8 (7.14%) Web Services
20 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
20 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 8 (7.14%) Time Management
20 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
20 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.25%) IIS
3 6 (5.36%) SharePoint
4 4 (3.57%) Apache
4 4 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.68%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.68%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.79%) GlassFish
6 2 (1.79%) JBoss
6 2 (1.79%) Jetty
6 2 (1.79%) LiveCycle
6 2 (1.79%) nginx
6 2 (1.79%) SAS
6 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.79%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.89%) Confluence
7 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 68 (60.71%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.89%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.79%) Google App Engine
2 2 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.79%) IBM SmartCloud
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Yammer
3 1 (0.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.04%) DNS
2 7 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (3.57%) Firewall
4 3 (2.68%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.79%) FTP
5 2 (1.79%) HTTP
5 2 (1.79%) Internet
5 2 (1.79%) Intranet
5 2 (1.79%) IPsec
5 2 (1.79%) LDAP
5 2 (1.79%) NetScaler
5 2 (1.79%) SAN
5 2 (1.79%) SSL
6 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.89%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (6.25%) MS Access
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (4.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.79%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) DB2
7 2 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.79%) Power BI
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.89%) OLTP
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.79%) JIRA
1 2 (1.79%) MSI
1 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.79%) Travis CI
1 2 (1.79%) VisualVM
2 1 (0.89%) AccuRev
2 1 (0.89%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.89%) TestDirector
General
1 50 (44.64%) Finance
2 35 (31.25%) Law
3 6 (5.36%) Banking
4 5 (4.46%) Automotive
5 3 (2.68%) Retail
6 2 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.79%) Marketing
7 1 (0.89%) Advertising
7 1 (0.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 67 (59.82%) Analyst
2 52 (46.43%) Help Desk Analyst
3 36 (32.14%) Service Analyst
4 35 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Active Directory Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Active Directory Support
6 17 (15.18%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Citrix Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Citrix Support
6 17 (15.18%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Help Desk Support
6 17 (15.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 17 (15.18%) Windows Support Analyst
7 15 (13.39%) IT Analyst
8 10 (8.93%) Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) SQL Developer
10 5 (4.46%) Desktop Support
10 5 (4.46%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.82%) .NET
1 11 (9.82%) XML
2 8 (7.14%) Web Services
3 6 (5.36%) J2EE
4 5 (4.46%) SOAP
5 4 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.57%) HTML
6 3 (2.68%) XML Messaging
7 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.79%) COM
7 2 (1.79%) COM+
7 2 (1.79%) Middleware
7 2 (1.79%) Servlets
8 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.89%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.89%) HTML5
8 1 (0.89%) PrimeFaces
8 1 (0.89%) REST
8 1 (0.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 8 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.57%) NHS
4 3 (2.68%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.68%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.68%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.79%) Data Integration
5 2 (1.79%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.79%) DataPower
5 2 (1.79%) Statistics
6 1 (0.89%) Clustering
6 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.89%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.89%) Fintech
6 1 (0.89%) iPhone
6 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 77 (68.75%) Windows
2 56 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 18 (16.07%) Windows 8
4 10 (8.93%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.68%) Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.68%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.79%) Unix
7 1 (0.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.43%) Incident Management
2 37 (33.04%) Document Management
3 10 (8.93%) ITIL
4 9 (8.04%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (7.14%) Time Management
6 7 (6.25%) SDLC
7 5 (4.46%) Business Analysis
7 5 (4.46%) ETL
7 5 (4.46%) Test Management
8 4 (3.57%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.57%) CRM
8 4 (3.57%) Data Management
8 4 (3.57%) Defect Management
8 4 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (2.68%) Change Control
9 3 (2.68%) Coaching
9 3 (2.68%) High Availability
9 3 (2.68%) Process Improvement
9 3 (2.68%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 25 (22.32%) SQL
2 9 (8.04%) Java
3 6 (5.36%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.79%) C#
5 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.79%) Perl
5 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.79%) VB
6 1 (0.89%) C
6 1 (0.89%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.89%) CISA
3 1 (0.89%) CISM
3 1 (0.89%) CISSP
3 1 (0.89%) ISEB
3 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.89%) PMP
3 1 (0.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.68%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.79%) SLA
3 1 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 62 (55.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.79%) vSphere
4 2 (1.79%) Xen
4 2 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) SCCM
2 4 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.79%) Opsview
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
4 1 (0.89%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (51.79%) Citrix
2 55 (49.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (10.71%) HP
4 10 (8.93%) VMware
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle
6 5 (4.46%) CheckPoint
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco
6 5 (4.46%) IBM
7 3 (2.68%) Google
7 3 (2.68%) Infor
7 3 (2.68%) Lotus
7 3 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (2.68%) SAP
8 2 (1.79%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.79%) AppSense
8 2 (1.79%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.79%) Splunk
8 2 (1.79%) SunGard
8 2 (1.79%) webMethods
8 2 (1.79%) Wyse
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