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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South East / Kent
Rank 16 24 28
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.11% 5.70% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 61.76% 48.15% 36.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 2
Median daily rate £363 £313 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £286 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £330 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £9.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.10 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +13.79%

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 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.13% 11.84% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 25
Median daily rate £225 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £337 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +316.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 £225 - 1
Sevenoaks - 2 £438 - 2
Chatham - 1 £575 - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) MS Office
2 13 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 9 (25.71%) MS Access
4 9 (25.71%) Analytics
5 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
5 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.86%) Digital Media
5 8 (22.86%) Google Tag Manager
5 8 (22.86%) Adobe
5 8 (22.86%) Windows
5 8 (22.86%) Google
5 8 (22.86%) Web Analytics
6 7 (20.00%) Data Management
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (20.00%) HTTP
6 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 7 (20.00%) Tag Management
6 7 (20.00%) Regular Expression
6 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
7 6 (17.14%) Multivariate Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Behavioural Targeting
7 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 6 (17.14%) Marketing
8 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.29%) Cognos
8 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management

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 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 13 (37.14%) MS Office
1 13 (37.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (8.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (8.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Google Tag Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) IaaS
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) PaaS
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
3 1 (2.86%) VPN
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) MS Access
2 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) Power BI
3 1 (2.86%) PowerPivot
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Marketing
3 4 (11.43%) Advertising
4 3 (8.57%) Banking
4 3 (8.57%) Legal
5 2 (5.71%) Arabic Language
5 2 (5.71%) Law
5 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.71%) Military
5 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 5 (14.29%) Web Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) 1st Line Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Designer
3 3 (8.57%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Web Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Web Analytics Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (22.86%) Digital Media
1 8 (22.86%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.57%) FMCG
3 2 (5.71%) NHS
3 2 (5.71%) PMI
4 1 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
4 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Analytics
2 8 (22.86%) Web Analytics
3 7 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 7 (20.00%) Data Management
3 7 (20.00%) Tag Management
4 6 (17.14%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (17.14%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (14.29%) Customer Insight
5 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Document Management
7 3 (8.57%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.57%) Matrix Organization
7 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.57%) Typography
7 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) PMI Certification
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) HNC
3 1 (2.86%) MCP
3 1 (2.86%) MCSE
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.86%) Adobe
2 8 (22.86%) Google
3 5 (14.29%) Cognos
4 3 (8.57%) iManage
4 3 (8.57%) Remedy
4 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.57%) Tealeaf
5 1 (2.86%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) Omniture
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) VMware