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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 49 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 11.49% 9.98% 9.64%
As % of the Applications category 70.97% 65.33% 45.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 13
Median daily rate £273 £250 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £319
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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
62 75 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 16.19% 15.27% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 34 32
Median daily rate £270 £338 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 24 25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.00 £32.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.73%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +1 10 £193 -
Basildon -8 4 £319 +31.71%
Chelmsford - 2 £198 - 1
Brentwood +1 1 - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 57 (62.64%) Microsoft
2 41 (45.05%) MS Office
3 36 (39.56%) Windows
4 29 (31.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (27.47%) Oracle
6 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
7 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
8 21 (23.08%) SharePoint
9 20 (21.98%) CRM
10 18 (19.78%) Finance
11 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (18.68%) Citrix
12 16 (17.58%) SQL
12 16 (17.58%) SAP
12 16 (17.58%) Dynamics CRM
13 15 (16.48%) Data Management
13 15 (16.48%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
14 13 (14.29%) Degree
14 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
14 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (13.19%) Infor
15 12 (13.19%) Retail
15 12 (13.19%) COM
15 12 (13.19%) MS Project
16 11 (12.09%) Java
16 11 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
16 11 (12.09%) Document Management
16 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure

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 21 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.09%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (12.09%) Skype for Business
3 4 (4.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 41 (45.05%) MS Office
2 29 (31.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 12 (13.19%) MS Project
5 6 (6.59%) AutoCAD
6 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (17.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (7.69%) Adobe Campaign
2 7 (7.69%) Unica
3 3 (3.30%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (12.09%) Office 365
1 11 (12.09%) Yammer
2 6 (6.59%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.10%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (1.10%) DHCP
2 1 (1.10%) DNS
2 1 (1.10%) LAN
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
2 1 (1.10%) WAN
2 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.30%) QlikView
4 3 (3.30%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.20%) Essbase
5 2 (2.20%) GIS
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) DataStage
6 1 (1.10%) DB2
6 1 (1.10%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (4.40%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) JUnit
2 2 (2.20%) Xcode
General
1 18 (19.78%) Finance
2 12 (13.19%) Retail
3 8 (8.79%) Manufacturing
3 8 (8.79%) Marketing
4 7 (7.69%) Legal
5 6 (6.59%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.40%) Automotive
6 4 (4.40%) Publishing
7 2 (2.20%) Banking
8 1 (1.10%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.10%) Front Office
8 1 (1.10%) Local Government
8 1 (1.10%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (41.76%) Analyst
2 16 (17.58%) Support Analyst
3 14 (15.38%) Developer
4 10 (10.99%) CRM Developer
5 9 (9.89%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.89%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (9.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Active Directory Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Active Directory Support
6 8 (8.79%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Citrix Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Citrix Support
6 8 (8.79%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) IT Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Support Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) Consultant
7 7 (7.69%) Data Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support
8 6 (6.59%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) COM
2 10 (10.99%) JSON
2 10 (10.99%) XML
3 9 (9.89%) HTML
4 7 (7.69%) CSS
5 4 (4.40%) .NET
6 2 (2.20%) Cocoa
6 2 (2.20%) Core Animation
6 2 (2.20%) Core Data
6 2 (2.20%) iOS SDK
6 2 (2.20%) iPhone SDK
6 2 (2.20%) J2EE
6 2 (2.20%) MDX
6 2 (2.20%) RESTful
7 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.10%) Ajax
7 1 (1.10%) Middleware
7 1 (1.10%) SAP CAF
7 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.59%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.40%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.40%) NHS
4 3 (3.30%) CMDB
4 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.20%) Animation
5 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.20%) iPhone
5 2 (2.20%) PMI
5 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
3 8 (8.79%) Windows 8
4 7 (7.69%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.40%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.98%) CRM
2 17 (18.68%) Business Intelligence
3 15 (16.48%) Data Management
4 11 (12.09%) Analytics
4 11 (12.09%) Case Management
4 11 (12.09%) Document Management
5 10 (10.99%) Incident Management
5 10 (10.99%) ITIL
6 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (9.89%) B2C
6 9 (9.89%) Programme Management
7 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
7 8 (8.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (7.69%) Information Management
8 7 (7.69%) Project Management
9 6 (6.59%) ETL
9 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
10 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 5 (5.49%) TDD
11 4 (4.40%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) SQL
2 13 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.09%) Java
4 7 (7.69%) PHP
5 5 (5.49%) C#
5 5 (5.49%) VBA
6 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.20%) C
6 2 (2.20%) C++
6 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.20%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.20%) VBScript
7 1 (1.10%) COBOL
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) R
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.59%) CISSP
3 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.40%) CISA
4 4 (4.40%) CISM
5 3 (3.30%) MOS
6 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.20%) PMP
7 1 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.10%) CCNA
7 1 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.10%) ISEB
7 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.10%) Postgraduate
7 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) ISO 9000
1 4 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.30%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.10%) IFRS
3 1 (1.10%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.10%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (26.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (1.10%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.10%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 57 (62.64%) Microsoft
2 25 (27.47%) Oracle
3 17 (18.68%) Citrix
4 16 (17.58%) SAP
5 15 (16.48%) Salesforce.com
6 12 (13.19%) Infor
7 10 (10.99%) Adobe
8 5 (5.49%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.30%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (2.20%) Dell
10 2 (2.20%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) IBM
10 2 (2.20%) VMware
11 1 (1.10%) Apple
11 1 (1.10%) Cisco
11 1 (1.10%) Fujitsu
11 1 (1.10%) Hyperion
11 1 (1.10%) LANDesk
11 1 (1.10%) NetApp
11 1 (1.10%) Teradata
Essex
Nigel Frank International
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