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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 17 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.36% 6.23% 6.05%
As % of the Applications category 54.84% 36.17% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Average daily rate £313 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £256 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £428 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 2
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -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 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 9.78% 17.22% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 17
Average daily rate £300 £225 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £447 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 7
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Kent region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tonbridge - 2 £438 - 1
Folkestone +1 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
3 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
7 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Windows
9 5 (20.83%) C#
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
10 4 (16.67%) VMware
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.67%) SCCM
10 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.67%) VB
10 4 (16.67%) Perl
10 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 3 (12.50%) HP
11 3 (12.50%) Dell
11 3 (12.50%) DHCP
11 3 (12.50%) DNS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Office
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
1 3 (12.50%) Firewall
1 3 (12.50%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) VLAN
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) BGP
3 1 (4.17%) BIG-IP
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) MPLS
3 1 (4.17%) OSPF
3 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (29.17%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (29.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (8.33%) MS Access
9 1 (4.17%) Data Mining
9 1 (4.17%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (8.33%) Subversion
2 2 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Developer
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C# WPF Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) WPF Developer
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.17%) Business Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Process Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.50%) HTML
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) ADO.NET
4 2 (8.33%) DHTML
4 2 (8.33%) WinForms
4 2 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Grid Computing
2 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (12.50%) MVC
2 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.17%) Analytics
3 1 (4.17%) BPMN
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.17%) ERP
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
3 1 (4.17%) Software Delivery
3 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (20.83%) C#
3 4 (16.67%) Perl
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (8.33%) VBScript
6 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) CCNA
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
2 3 (12.50%) SCOrch
2 3 (12.50%) WSUS
3 1 (4.17%) Foglight
3 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
2 4 (16.67%) VMware
3 3 (12.50%) Dell
3 3 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Casewise
4 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) F5
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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