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 4 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.50% 20.16% 20.63%
As % of the Applications category 84.21% 69.44% 62.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 16
Average daily rate
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£300 £375 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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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
19 36 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 14.84% 29.03% 33.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 35
Average daily rate £300 £375 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +114.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £325 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £425 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 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 4 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 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 10 (30.30%) Lync
4 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (21.21%) MS Project
5 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (18.18%) ITIL
6 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
7 5 (15.15%) DNS
7 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (12.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
8 4 (12.12%) Analytics
8 4 (12.12%) PKI
8 4 (12.12%) SCOM
8 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
8 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
8 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
8 4 (12.12%) WSUS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 10 (30.30%) Lync
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 7 (21.21%) MS Project
3 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) DNS
2 4 (12.12%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) IPsec
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.03%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) SSL
4 1 (3.03%) SAN
4 1 (3.03%) Intranet
4 1 (3.03%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) RequisitePro
1 2 (6.06%) CaliberRM
1 2 (6.06%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Analyst
2 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
5 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) PKI
3 3 (9.09%) NHS
4 2 (6.06%) Statistics
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.03%) iPhone
5 1 (3.03%) iPad
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.12%) Data Governance
3 4 (12.12%) Kimball Methodology
3 4 (12.12%) Analytics
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Inmon Methodology
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.06%) Coaching
5 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.06%) Document Management
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Change Management
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) T-SQL
2 2 (6.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) HND
4 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.12%) Backup Exec
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
1 4 (12.12%) SCOM
1 4 (12.12%) SCVMM
1 4 (12.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (6.06%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Sophos
2 4 (12.12%) Veritas
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Dell
5 1 (3.03%) Altiris
5 1 (3.03%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.03%) Apple