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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 8.78% 8.29% 10.38%
As % of the Applications category 43.90% 45.00% 56.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +130.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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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
41 40 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 20.00% 18.43% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 12
Average daily rate £275 £275 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £166 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £440 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £34.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -49.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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
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 April 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 April 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 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) MS Office
3 11 (27.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) MS Project
4 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
5 8 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (17.50%) Data Management
6 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
7 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (15.00%) SQL
7 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Lync
8 5 (12.50%) C#
8 5 (12.50%) Oracle
8 5 (12.50%) Linux
8 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (10.00%) Planview
9 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 4 (10.00%) Firewall
9 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 4 (10.00%) Finance
9 4 (10.00%) DNS
9 4 (10.00%) UNIX
9 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (7.50%) Data Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (15.00%) Lync
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.50%) FileNet
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Project
3 8 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 6 (15.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (7.50%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (7.50%) DHCP
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.50%) 3G
4 1 (2.50%) MPLS
4 1 (2.50%) Telnet
4 1 (2.50%) VPN
4 1 (2.50%) SNMP
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
4 1 (2.50%) 2G
4 1 (2.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) RequisitePro
1 2 (5.00%) CaliberRM
1 2 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (2.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
2 7 (17.50%) Report Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Administrator
5 4 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) C# Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Database Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.50%) Process Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.50%) Junior
8 1 (2.50%) Architect
8 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) WinForms
3 1 (2.50%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) WPF
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) PKI
3 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (27.50%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Data Management
1 7 (17.50%) Data Analysis
2 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 4 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.50%) Migration
5 3 (7.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.50%) ERP
5 3 (7.50%) ETL
5 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Coaching
6 2 (5.00%) Analytics
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) CRM
6 2 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.00%) SQL
2 5 (12.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 2 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) HND
3 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.50%) MCITP
4 1 (2.50%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) XenApp
3 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.00%) WSUS
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
1 2 (5.00%) SCVMM
1 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.50%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Planview
4 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas
5 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.00%) SAP
5 2 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.50%) Greenplum
6 1 (2.50%) Tufin
6 1 (2.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (2.50%) Talend
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.50%) Altiris
6 1 (2.50%) Huawei
6 1 (2.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Dell
6 1 (2.50%) Nortel