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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 40 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.33% 13.89% 10.36%
As % of the Applications category 47.06% 72.73% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 15
Average daily rate
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£184 £288 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.08% -5.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £550 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £15.75 £11.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
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
34 55 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.33% 19.10% 19.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 26
Average daily rate £180 £304 £302
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.74% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £178 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £463 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.00 £10.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +88.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £24.50 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -
Maidstone -3 1 £118 - 6
Tunbridge Wells -12 1 £175 - 1
Whitstable - 1 £160 -
Stansted - - - -
Chatham - - - - 1
Dartford - - - - 1
Dover - - - - 1
Folkestone - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 23 (52.27%) MS Office
3 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
5 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
9 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
9 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (15.91%) SQL
12 6 (13.64%) Project Management
12 6 (13.64%) Citrix
12 6 (13.64%) VMware
12 6 (13.64%) Banking
13 5 (11.36%) Advertising
13 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (11.36%) SLA
13 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (11.36%) WAN
13 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (9.09%) Solaris
14 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
14 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
14 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
14 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
14 4 (9.09%) Risk Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 9 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) MS Office
2 8 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.55%) MS Project
5 1 (2.27%) InDesign
5 1 (2.27%) SPSS
5 1 (2.27%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
2 4 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) Intranet
4 2 (4.55%) DHCP
4 2 (4.55%) LAN
4 2 (4.55%) DNS
4 2 (4.55%) SSL
4 2 (4.55%) Wireless
5 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.27%) DTS
4 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) StreamInsight
4 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 6 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (11.36%) Advertising
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.27%) Automotive
5 1 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.27%) Publishing
5 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.82%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.82%) Project Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) IT Support
8 2 (4.55%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.55%) Administrator
8 2 (4.55%) DBA
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
2 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
3 1 (2.27%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.27%) HTML5
3 1 (2.27%) WPF
3 1 (2.27%) LINQ
3 1 (2.27%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
1 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.82%) Mobile Computing
1 3 (6.82%) Social Network
2 2 (4.55%) CMDB
2 2 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.27%) NHS
3 1 (2.27%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.27%) Statistics
3 1 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (47.73%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 3 (6.82%) UNIX
7 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (2.27%) zOS
9 1 (2.27%) Linux
9 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) Project Management
3 4 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 4 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) Validation
4 3 (6.82%) Service Management
4 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) High Availability
5 2 (4.55%) Demand Management
5 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Scrum
6 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.27%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) MVC
6 1 (2.27%) PRINCE
6 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.27%) Data Entry
6 1 (2.27%) Complex Event Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.55%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Citrix
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 3 (6.82%) Veeam
4 2 (4.55%) Cisco
4 2 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (2.27%) IBM
5 1 (2.27%) EMC
5 1 (2.27%) Adobe
5 1 (2.27%) SAP
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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