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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 4 16
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 13.27% 16.51% 2.68%
As % of the Applications category 73.68% 56.25% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 2
Average daily rate
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£319 £354 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.89% +88.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £290 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £508 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.73 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% -50.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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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
38 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 18.01% 29.36% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 17
Average daily rate £315 £320 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +42.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £512 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.73 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.95% -50.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £17.04 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £22.41 £40.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 November 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Guildford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (48.00%) MS Office
3 23 (46.00%) MS Visio
4 18 (36.00%) SQL
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle
5 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (28.00%) UNIX
6 14 (28.00%) Linux
6 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (28.00%) Radio Access Network
7 13 (26.00%) Perl
7 13 (26.00%) ETL
8 12 (24.00%) Business Objects
8 12 (24.00%) MS Project
9 11 (22.00%) MySQL
9 11 (22.00%) Validation
9 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (20.00%) Planview
10 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (20.00%) C#
11 9 (18.00%) C++
11 9 (18.00%) Ericsson
11 9 (18.00%) 3G
11 9 (18.00%) 2G
12 8 (16.00%) Nortel
12 8 (16.00%) Windows
12 8 (16.00%) Huawei
12 8 (16.00%) Greenplum
12 8 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.00%) Confluence
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.00%) FileNet
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 24 (48.00%) MS Office
2 23 (46.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (24.00%) MS Project
4 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
1 2 (4.00%) IaaS
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) SaaS
1 2 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) Radio Access Network
2 9 (18.00%) 3G
2 9 (18.00%) 2G
3 8 (16.00%) LTE
4 7 (14.00%) Telnet
4 7 (14.00%) SNMP
5 5 (10.00%) DHCP
5 5 (10.00%) DNS
6 4 (8.00%) 4G
7 2 (4.00%) GSM
7 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (2.00%) HSUPA
8 1 (2.00%) Firewall
8 1 (2.00%) HSDPA
8 1 (2.00%) 3GPP
8 1 (2.00%) WCDMA
8 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (28.00%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (22.00%) MySQL
4 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects XI
4 3 (6.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.00%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Database Developer
3 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Programme Planner
5 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.00%) Administrator
5 2 (4.00%) Capacity Manager
5 2 (4.00%) PMO Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Designer
6 1 (2.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
6 1 (2.00%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.00%) Planning Manager
6 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) WSDL
5 2 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (4.00%) WPF
5 2 (4.00%) REST
6 1 (2.00%) WCF
6 1 (2.00%) WinForms
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) PMI
2 2 (4.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.00%) FMCG
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.00%) UNIX
1 14 (28.00%) Linux
2 8 (16.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ETL
2 11 (22.00%) Validation
2 11 (22.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 11 (22.00%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (16.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 7 (14.00%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.00%) Scrum
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) Performance Management
6 5 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 5 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Migration
8 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) ERP
8 3 (6.00%) Project Management
9 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.00%) ITIL
9 2 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) Perl
3 10 (20.00%) C#
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) Java
6 4 (8.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.00%) VB
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) ISEB
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Oracle
3 12 (24.00%) Business Objects
4 10 (20.00%) Planview
5 9 (18.00%) Ericsson
6 8 (16.00%) Nortel
6 8 (16.00%) Huawei
6 8 (16.00%) Greenplum
6 8 (16.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 4 (8.00%) Talend
8 2 (4.00%) SAP
9 1 (2.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.00%) Altiris
9 1 (2.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.00%) Nokia
9 1 (2.00%) Mapinfo