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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 48 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.84% 16.16% 8.30%
As % of the Applications category 44.74% 77.42% 47.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 12
Average daily rate
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£255 £288 £277
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.30% +3.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £172 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £522 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £67.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -76.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
38 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.06% 20.88% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 22 30
Average daily rate £208 £286 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.51% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £452 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £24.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.97% +145.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £10.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.20 £24.50 £140.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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
West Malling - 2 £369 - 2
Whitstable - 1 £160 - 1
Canterbury - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
Gravesend - - - - 1
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (60.53%) Windows
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) MS Office
3 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
4 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
6 12 (31.58%) Finance
7 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
8 10 (26.32%) VMware
9 9 (23.68%) Citrix
9 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
9 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (15.79%) Banking
12 6 (15.79%) Advertising
12 6 (15.79%) WAN
12 6 (15.79%) ITIL
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.16%) SLA
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
14 4 (10.53%) Veeam
14 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
14 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
14 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
14 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
14 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
14 4 (10.53%) UNIX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (28.95%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (5.26%) IIS
6 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) MS Office
2 7 (18.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.26%) MS Project
5 1 (2.63%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.63%) InDesign
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) WAN
2 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) DNS
3 3 (7.89%) Intranet
4 2 (5.26%) Wireless
4 2 (5.26%) SSL
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) DTS
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) StreamInsight
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
2 6 (15.79%) Advertising
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
4 1 (2.63%) Automotive
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
2 10 (26.32%) Support Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Help Desk Support
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
3 1 (2.63%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.63%) Middleware
3 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.63%) LINQ
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) WPF
3 1 (2.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) Social Network
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile Computing
3 2 (5.26%) CMDB
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) NHS
4 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) iSeries
4 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (60.53%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (23.68%) Windows XP
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 4 (10.53%) Solaris
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.63%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) zOS
8 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
3 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.26%) Service Management
3 2 (5.26%) Validation
3 2 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
4 1 (2.63%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.63%) Project Planning
4 1 (2.63%) Migration
4 1 (2.63%) Scrum
4 1 (2.63%) MVC
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VBA
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) MCP
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (5.26%) Degree
4 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.89%) Terminal Services
4 2 (5.26%) XenApp
5 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (26.32%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 4 (10.53%) Veeam
5 3 (7.89%) Cisco
6 2 (5.26%) CA
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) CommVault
7 1 (2.63%) HP
7 1 (2.63%) EMC
7 1 (2.63%) Intel
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
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