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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 36 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 7 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.91% 2.86% 6.41%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 35.00% 48.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 8
Median daily rate £300 £225 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £194 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £300 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
34 20 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 14.35% 8.16% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 21
Median daily rate £225 £240 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £365 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +226.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 4 December 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 4 December 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 - 4 £225 -
Maidstone - 3 £500 -
Sevenoaks - 2 £438 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) MS Office
2 16 (41.03%) Finance
3 14 (35.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (25.64%) Windows
5 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
5 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.38%) Project Management
6 6 (15.38%) Banking
7 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
7 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
7 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
8 4 (10.26%) Web Services
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) PMI
8 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
8 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.69%) Cocoa
9 3 (7.69%) Xcode
9 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
9 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.69%) Legal
9 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
9 3 (7.69%) Advertising
9 3 (7.69%) Telecoms

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 1 (2.56%) CMS
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
1 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Office
2 14 (35.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (20.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (7.69%) MS Project
4 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (5.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) IaaS
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
1 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) 3G
2 1 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.56%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.56%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) WAN
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.56%) DTS
3 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.56%) Power BI
3 1 (2.56%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Xcode
2 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.56%) Subversion
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Advertising
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.13%) Arabic Language
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
4 2 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Military
5 1 (2.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (17.95%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) DBA
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.69%) iOS Developer
4 3 (7.69%) SQL DBA
5 2 (5.13%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 2 (5.13%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Office 365 Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) Web Services
2 3 (7.69%) Cocoa
2 3 (7.69%) Cocoa Touch
2 3 (7.69%) Core Data
2 3 (7.69%) JSON
2 3 (7.69%) OpenGL
2 3 (7.69%) REST
2 3 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.56%) ADO
4 1 (2.56%) EDI
4 1 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (2.56%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) PMI
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 3 (7.69%) iPad
2 3 (7.69%) iPhone
2 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.13%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) NHS
4 1 (2.56%) AS400
4 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.56%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.56%) Unix
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.38%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (10.26%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
3 4 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
4 3 (7.69%) Document Management
4 3 (7.69%) iOS Development
4 3 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 3 (7.69%) Matrix Organization
4 3 (7.69%) Memory Management
4 3 (7.69%) Mobile Development
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 3 (7.69%) Typography
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Supplier Management
5 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
3 2 (5.13%) C
3 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Java
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
4 1 (2.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) MCSE
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) HNC
4 1 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.56%) MCDST
4 1 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
2 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) iManage
2 3 (7.69%) SAP
3 2 (5.13%) Remedy
3 2 (5.13%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Sybase
4 1 (2.56%) VMware