The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 31 24
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 15 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.67% 5.47% 8.33%
As % of the Applications category 70.00% 57.69% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 15
Median daily rate £400 £340 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +94.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £308 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £398 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 12.38% 9.49% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 28
Median daily rate £375 £330 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £88 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £441 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £20.83 £13.67 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.37% -57.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.37 £9.00 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.17 £13.67 £44.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Kent

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tunbridge Wells +3 11 £250 -26.47%
Chatham - 3 £375 - 1
Maidstone - 2 £190 - 2
Tonbridge - 2 £453 - 3
West Malling - 2 £425 - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.00%) Finance
5 16 (32.00%) XML
6 15 (30.00%) Degree
7 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (22.00%) MS Office
8 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (20.00%) Web Services
9 10 (20.00%) OpenGL
9 10 (20.00%) Cocoa
9 10 (20.00%) Xcode
9 10 (20.00%) Objective-C
9 10 (20.00%) Mobile Development
9 10 (20.00%) REST
9 10 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
9 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
9 10 (20.00%) iOS Development
9 10 (20.00%) JSON
9 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (20.00%) iPhone
9 10 (20.00%) iPad
9 10 (20.00%) Memory Management
9 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 9 (18.00%) .NET
10 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
11 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (14.00%) Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) IIS
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
3 4 (8.00%) DHCP
3 4 (8.00%) LDAP
4 3 (6.00%) SAN
4 3 (6.00%) VLAN
4 3 (6.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) PBX
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Xcode
2 6 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 2 (4.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (38.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Advertising
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Developer
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 10 (20.00%) iOS Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Developer
4 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Process Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
6 4 (8.00%) SSRS Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Consultant
7 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Process Mapping Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Management Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) XML
2 10 (20.00%) Cocoa
2 10 (20.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 10 (20.00%) JSON
2 10 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 10 (20.00%) REST
2 10 (20.00%) Web Services
3 9 (18.00%) .NET
4 6 (12.00%) HTML
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) CSS
6 2 (4.00%) ADO.NET
6 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.00%) DHTML
6 2 (4.00%) WinForms
6 2 (4.00%) WPF
7 1 (2.00%) EDI
7 1 (2.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (24.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (20.00%) iPad
2 10 (20.00%) iPhone
2 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.00%) AS400
5 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.00%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.00%) Informatics
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.00%) NHS
5 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 7 (14.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Unix
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.00%) iOS Development
2 10 (20.00%) Memory Management
2 10 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 6 (12.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (6.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.00%) BPMN
7 2 (4.00%) High Availability
7 2 (4.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 9 (18.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (8.00%) C#
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Java
6 3 (6.00%) VB
7 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.00%) VBScript
8 1 (2.00%) C
8 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) MCTS
4 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) MiFID
2 2 (4.00%) FATCA
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 4 (8.00%) SCOrch
2 4 (8.00%) WSUS
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (8.00%) Dell
3 4 (8.00%) HP
3 4 (8.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.00%) Polycom
5 1 (2.00%) Sybase
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