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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.86% 11.79% 8.26%
As % of the Applications category 32.26% 56.82% 59.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 15
Average daily rate
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£363 £335 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% +21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £135 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £512 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £11.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% -20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
31 44 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.97% 20.75% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 18
Average daily rate £170 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £22.50 £46.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chatham - - - -
Faversham - - - -
Folkestone - - - -
Maidstone - - - - 1
Rochester - - - - 1
Sevenoaks - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Stansted - - - -
Tonbridge - - - -
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 4
West Malling - - - - 2
Whitstable - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 12 (44.44%) MS Office
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Windows
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Project Management
4 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 5 (18.52%) SLA
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
5 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
6 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.81%) Advertising
6 4 (14.81%) VMware
6 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
7 3 (11.11%) ISEB
7 3 (11.11%) Citrix
7 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (11.11%) Internet
7 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
7 3 (11.11%) LAN
7 3 (11.11%) WAN
7 3 (11.11%) Publishing
7 3 (11.11%) Migration
7 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
7 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Visio
3 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
1 3 (11.11%) LAN
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) SAN
2 2 (7.41%) BIG-IP
2 2 (7.41%) MPLS
2 2 (7.41%) OSPF
2 2 (7.41%) BGP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.41%) Base SAS
1 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Advertising
3 3 (11.11%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Business Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) IT Business Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) Documentation Consultant
6 2 (7.41%) SAS Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) SAS Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Linux
4 1 (3.70%) FreeBSD
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Project Management
2 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Analytics
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) CRM
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Web Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Use Case
5 2 (7.41%) Visual Analytics
5 2 (7.41%) Data Management
5 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ISEB
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCSE
2 2 (7.41%) CCNP
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.41%) XenApp
2 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
2 2 (7.41%) vSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Foglight
1 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) F5
4 2 (7.41%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.70%) CommVault
5 1 (3.70%) HP
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