The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 34 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 16.06% 26.36% 6.86%
As % of the Applications category 70.97% 73.91% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £300 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £168 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £403 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £27.27 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.99% +11.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Applications Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 46 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.63% 35.66% 11.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 31 9
Average daily rate £375 £320 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +50.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £151 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £430 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Guildford region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Guildford region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) MS Office
3 12 (27.27%) Planview
4 11 (25.00%) MS Project
4 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 10 (22.73%) SQL
6 9 (20.45%) Oracle
7 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
7 8 (18.18%) Project Planning
7 8 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
8 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (13.64%) Ericsson
9 6 (13.64%) MySQL
9 6 (13.64%) ETL
9 6 (13.64%) UNIX
9 6 (13.64%) Windows
9 6 (13.64%) Linux
9 6 (13.64%) LTE
10 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
10 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.36%) C#
10 5 (11.36%) C++
10 5 (11.36%) Perl
10 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
10 5 (11.36%) Business Objects
10 5 (11.36%) XML
10 5 (11.36%) 3G

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.27%) FileNet
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Office
2 11 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (25.00%) MS Project
3 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) IBM Blueworks
2 1 (2.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.18%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (13.64%) LTE
3 5 (11.36%) 2G
3 5 (11.36%) 3G
3 5 (11.36%) Telnet
3 5 (11.36%) SNMP
4 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.82%) DHCP
4 3 (6.82%) DNS
4 3 (6.82%) Internet
5 1 (2.27%) HSDPA
5 1 (2.27%) SSH
5 1 (2.27%) HSUPA
5 1 (2.27%) 4G
5 1 (2.27%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) VPN
5 1 (2.27%) GSM
5 1 (2.27%) LAN
5 1 (2.27%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 6 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.55%) MS Access
5 2 (4.55%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 2 (4.55%) Law
5 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Developer
3 6 (13.64%) Data Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Capacity Manager
4 5 (11.36%) PMO Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Data Integrity Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 2 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Programme Planner
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.55%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.27%) Tester
7 1 (2.27%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.27%) Architect
7 1 (2.27%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.36%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (4.55%) REST
3 2 (4.55%) WSDL
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 2 (4.55%) SOAP
3 2 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) UNIX
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 6 (13.64%) ETL
3 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.36%) Validation
3 5 (11.36%) Statistical Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (9.09%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
5 3 (6.82%) Dimensional Modelling
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.55%) Workflow
6 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) C#
2 5 (11.36%) C++
2 5 (11.36%) Perl
3 4 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (4.55%) C
4 2 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) MCTS
3 1 (2.27%) MCITP
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) ISEB
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.27%) Planview
3 9 (20.45%) Oracle
4 6 (13.64%) Ericsson
5 5 (11.36%) Business Objects
5 5 (11.36%) Nortel
5 5 (11.36%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 5 (11.36%) Huawei
6 4 (9.09%) Greenplum
7 3 (6.82%) Talend
8 1 (2.27%) Citrix
8 1 (2.27%) Mapinfo
8 1 (2.27%) Primavera
8 1 (2.27%) NEC
8 1 (2.27%) i-GRasp