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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 13 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.99% 5.18% 12.55%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 54.17% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 23
Median daily rate £425 £320 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £304 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £336 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.83%
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
33 24 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 8.99% 9.56% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 40
Median daily rate £425 £200 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £92 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £340 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £13.67 £32.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -57.61%
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 +1 9 £250 -26.47% 1
Chatham - 3 £375 -
West Malling - 2 £425 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 18 (41.86%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) Finance
4 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
5 12 (27.91%) XML
6 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (23.26%) Degree
7 10 (23.26%) MS Office
8 9 (20.93%) .NET
8 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
10 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (13.95%) iPad
11 6 (13.95%) iPhone
11 6 (13.95%) Memory Management
11 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
11 6 (13.95%) Cocoa Touch
11 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
11 6 (13.95%) REST
11 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
11 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development

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 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) SAS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 9 (20.93%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) LDAP
4 3 (6.98%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) VLAN
4 3 (6.98%) VPN
5 1 (2.33%) PBX
5 1 (2.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (25.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (16.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.95%) Xcode
2 2 (4.65%) Subversion
2 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (37.21%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
2 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (39.53%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Developer
3 10 (23.26%) SQL Server Developer
4 7 (16.28%) SSRS Developer
5 6 (13.95%) iOS Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Process Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Test Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
8 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Management Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) XML
2 9 (20.93%) .NET
3 6 (13.95%) Cocoa
3 6 (13.95%) Cocoa Touch
3 6 (13.95%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) JSON
3 6 (13.95%) OpenGL
3 6 (13.95%) REST
3 6 (13.95%) Web Services
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.98%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.65%) DHTML
5 2 (4.65%) WinForms
5 2 (4.65%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.95%) iPad
3 6 (13.95%) iPhone
3 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
4 3 (6.98%) Grid Computing
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.33%) Data Conversion
6 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Apple iOS
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Unix
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) iOS Development
2 6 (13.95%) Memory Management
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile Development
3 5 (11.63%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Agile Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 2 (4.65%) BPMN
6 2 (4.65%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Information Security
6 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
6 2 (4.65%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
6 2 (4.65%) Security Operations
6 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
3 6 (13.95%) Objective-C
4 5 (11.63%) PowerShell
5 4 (9.30%) Perl
6 3 (6.98%) C#
6 3 (6.98%) Java
6 3 (6.98%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.98%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCTS
4 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) MiFID
2 2 (4.65%) FATCA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware ESX
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
1 4 (9.30%) SCOM
1 4 (9.30%) SCOrch
1 4 (9.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Dell
3 4 (9.30%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) Polycom
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
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