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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 9.02% 17.32% 27.61%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 66.67% 68.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 25
Average daily rate
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£260 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £348 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £424 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.09 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
15 33 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.30% 25.98% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 39
Average daily rate £260 £375 £241
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.66% +55.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £329 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £15.75 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2015, 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 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) MS Office
3 14 (38.89%) Windows
4 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 9 (25.00%) Lync
6 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (19.44%) ITIL
7 7 (19.44%) MS Project
8 6 (16.67%) SQL
8 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
8 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
8 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (16.67%) Analytics
8 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.89%) Line Management
9 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.89%) Degree
9 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (13.89%) DNS
10 4 (11.11%) Veritas
10 4 (11.11%) NHS
10 4 (11.11%) Sophos
10 4 (11.11%) HND

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (25.00%) Lync
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (19.44%) MS Project
4 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Metrica
2 1 (2.78%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Taleo
2 1 (2.78%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) DHCP
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 3 (8.33%) 3G
3 3 (8.33%) Firewall
3 3 (8.33%) 2G
3 3 (8.33%) RNC
4 2 (5.56%) Intranet
4 2 (5.56%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (2.78%) SSL
5 1 (2.78%) SAN
5 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) GPRS
5 1 (2.78%) GSM
5 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.78%) 4G
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (8.33%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) RequisitePro
1 2 (5.56%) CaliberRM
1 2 (5.56%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Legal
3 2 (5.56%) Polish Language
4 1 (2.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) NHS
2 4 (11.11%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) ITIL
1 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (16.67%) Analytics
3 5 (13.89%) Line Management
4 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
4 4 (11.11%) Data Governance
5 3 (8.33%) Inmon Methodology
6 2 (5.56%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.56%) Customer Insight
6 2 (5.56%) Data Analytics
6 2 (5.56%) Coaching
6 2 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.56%) Supplier Management
6 2 (5.56%) Time Management
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Document Management
6 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) C
2 3 (8.33%) MapBasic
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) HND
5 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 10 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 4 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 4 (11.11%) WSUS
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
1 4 (11.11%) SCVMM
1 4 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (8.33%) NSN NetAct
2 3 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (5.56%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Veritas
2 4 (11.11%) Sophos
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
3 3 (8.33%) Mapinfo
3 3 (8.33%) Huawei
3 3 (8.33%) Ericsson
3 3 (8.33%) Nokia
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Nortel
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix
4 2 (5.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.78%) Dell
5 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (2.78%) Altiris