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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 28 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.42% 6.45% 13.50%
As % of the Applications category 55.88% 45.00% 62.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 15 9
Average daily rate
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£261 £213 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.94% -25.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £114 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £550 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 40 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 11.49% 14.34% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 17
Average daily rate £285 £250 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.00% -6.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £118 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £540 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 10
Average hourly rate £9.00 £12.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% -21.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 August 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 3 August 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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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
Tunbridge Wells +1 5 - - 2
Cranbrook - 1 £110 -
Sevenoaks - 1 - - 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (33.33%) Windows
3 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (26.67%) ITIL
4 8 (26.67%) VMware
5 7 (23.33%) MS Office
5 7 (23.33%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (23.33%) XenApp
6 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
6 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (20.00%) MCSE
6 6 (20.00%) Project Management
6 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
7 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
8 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
8 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (13.33%) vSphere
8 4 (13.33%) F5
8 4 (13.33%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.00%) SAS
4 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 5 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) MPLS
1 4 (13.33%) OSPF
1 4 (13.33%) BGP
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
1 4 (13.33%) BIG-IP
2 3 (10.00%) PPP
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (10.00%) Base SAS
1 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Data Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (6.67%) SAS Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
1 3 (10.00%) Cocoa
1 3 (10.00%) JSON
1 3 (10.00%) REST
1 3 (10.00%) Cocoa Touch
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.00%) iPhone
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (20.00%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 3 (10.00%) Data Management
5 3 (10.00%) Memory Management
5 3 (10.00%) Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Campaign Management
5 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
5 3 (10.00%) Visual Analytics
5 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
6 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) VB
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) MCSE
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISEB
5 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) BS15000
System Software
1 9 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) XenApp
3 6 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (13.33%) vSphere
5 2 (6.67%) DFS Replication
5 2 (6.67%) VMware ESX
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (13.33%) Foglight
3 3 (10.00%) SCCM
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Citrix
4 6 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (13.33%) F5
5 4 (13.33%) CheckPoint
5 4 (13.33%) Cisco
6 3 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Mercator
7 1 (3.33%) Remedy
7 1 (3.33%) GFI Software
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