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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 73 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.16% 11.77% 7.75%
As % of the Applications category 73.08% 65.18% 45.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 10
Average daily rate
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£388 £378 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.64% +36.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 9
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £23.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -30.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
52 112 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.79% 18.06% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 49 18
Average daily rate £375 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £138 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 23 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 12 £420 +133.33% 2
Basildon -8 5 £400 +83.90% 1
Chelmsford -10 3 £250 +96.07% 1
Southend-on-Sea -1 2 - - 1
Brentwood -1 2 £210 -40.00% 4
Harlow -3 2 - - 1
Rayleigh - 2 - -
Epping - 1 £85 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 43 (54.43%) MS Office
2 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
3 31 (39.24%) Finance
3 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
4 28 (35.44%) Citrix
5 25 (31.65%) Windows 7
6 18 (22.78%) Blackberry
6 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
7 16 (20.25%) Document Management
8 14 (17.72%) Law
8 14 (17.72%) SQL
9 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (13.92%) Project Management
11 10 (12.66%) Change Management
11 10 (12.66%) ITIL
11 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
12 9 (11.39%) Scrum
12 9 (11.39%) TDD
12 9 (11.39%) IBM
12 9 (11.39%) B2C
13 8 (10.13%) Solaris
13 8 (10.13%) MS Project
13 8 (10.13%) Oracle
13 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (10.13%) User Stories
13 8 (10.13%) Use Case
14 7 (8.86%) Information Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (8.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (5.06%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) Lync
4 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) Apache
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 43 (54.43%) MS Office
2 13 (16.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (10.13%) MS Project
4 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Payroll
1 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) SAN
1 3 (3.80%) LAN
1 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 2 (2.53%) Internet
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) PABX
2 2 (2.53%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.27%) Firewall
3 1 (1.27%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.59%) MS Access
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.53%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) JIRA
2 3 (3.80%) Ant
2 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) TestDirector
General
1 31 (39.24%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Law
3 6 (7.59%) Legal
3 6 (7.59%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Service Desk Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Service Analyst
3 18 (22.78%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (10.13%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (7.59%) Developer
6 6 (7.59%) Agile Business Analyst
7 5 (6.33%) Architect
8 4 (5.06%) Senior Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Java Developer
9 3 (3.80%) Administrator
9 3 (3.80%) Project Manager
10 2 (2.53%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (2.53%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.53%) Consultant
10 2 (2.53%) DBA
10 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Systems Analyst
10 2 (2.53%) Capacity Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) XML
2 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 5 (6.33%) J2EE
3 4 (5.06%) .NET
3 4 (5.06%) HTML
4 3 (3.80%) HTML5
4 3 (3.80%) JAX-WS
4 3 (3.80%) JAX-RS
4 3 (3.80%) EclipseLink
4 3 (3.80%) TopLink
4 3 (3.80%) Ajax
4 3 (3.80%) CSS
4 3 (3.80%) SOAP
4 3 (3.80%) XHTML
5 2 (2.53%) Flash
6 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.27%) Middleware
6 1 (1.27%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Blackberry
2 13 (16.46%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.66%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.06%) AS400
5 3 (3.80%) iSeries
5 3 (3.80%) Clustering
6 2 (2.53%) NHS
6 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 2 (2.53%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.27%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.27%) User Experience
7 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 25 (31.65%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.13%) Solaris
4 7 (8.86%) UNIX
5 6 (7.59%) Linux
6 3 (3.80%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.80%) AIX
6 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.53%) HPUX
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) Incident Management
2 16 (20.25%) Document Management
3 13 (16.46%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (13.92%) Project Management
5 10 (12.66%) Change Management
5 10 (12.66%) ITIL
6 9 (11.39%) Scrum
6 9 (11.39%) TDD
6 9 (11.39%) B2C
7 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.13%) User Stories
7 8 (10.13%) Use Case
8 7 (8.86%) Information Management
9 6 (7.59%) Migration
9 6 (7.59%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (7.59%) BDD
10 5 (6.33%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.33%) PRINCE2
10 5 (6.33%) OO
11 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.72%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) Java
3 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) VB
3 3 (3.80%) VBA
4 2 (2.53%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.53%) PHP
4 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (2.53%) VB6
5 1 (1.27%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (7.59%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.80%) MCDST
2 3 (3.80%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) MCSA
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
3 2 (2.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (1.27%) OCP
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 31 (39.24%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) VMware ESX
3 3 (3.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.27%) XenApp
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.27%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.44%) Citrix
3 9 (11.39%) IBM
4 8 (10.13%) Oracle
5 3 (3.80%) Panasonic
5 3 (3.80%) VMware
5 3 (3.80%) McAfee
5 3 (3.80%) Sophos
5 3 (3.80%) Dell
5 3 (3.80%) BMC
5 3 (3.80%) NetApp
5 3 (3.80%) Cisco
6 2 (2.53%) Adobe
6 2 (2.53%) BEA
7 1 (1.27%) BT
7 1 (1.27%) SAP
7 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.27%) HP
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