The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Kent region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 8 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 37 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 6.99% 13.50% 8.27%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 62.71% 47.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 13
Average daily rate
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£250 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £162 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £380 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 13.97% 21.53% 17.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 20
Average daily rate £250 £268 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.54% -19.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £155 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £368 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +55.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 - 3 £175 -
Maidstone +3 2 £114 -71.56% 2
Tunbridge Wells -12 1 £175 +16.66% 1
West Malling - 1 £350 - 1
Stansted - 1 - -
Chatham - - - -
Dartford - - - -
Whitstable - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) MS Office
3 16 (39.02%) Windows
3 16 (39.02%) Finance
4 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
5 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
6 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
8 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
8 8 (19.51%) ITIL
9 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (14.63%) SQL
10 6 (14.63%) Project Management
11 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
11 5 (12.20%) WAN
11 5 (12.20%) Service Management
11 5 (12.20%) Banking
11 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
12 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
12 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
12 4 (9.76%) Advertising
12 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
12 4 (9.76%) Solaris
12 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
12 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
12 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
13 3 (7.32%) Citrix
13 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (53.66%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (12.20%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.32%) MS Project
5 1 (2.44%) SPSS
5 1 (2.44%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.44%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) WAN
2 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.32%) Intranet
4 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) Internet
5 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (19.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.44%) Big Data
4 1 (2.44%) StreamInsight
4 1 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.44%) ReSharper
1 1 (2.44%) Fiddler
General
1 16 (39.02%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 4 (9.76%) Advertising
4 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Publishing
5 1 (2.44%) Automotive
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Support Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Project Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.88%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (4.88%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.88%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 1 (2.44%) Middleware
3 1 (2.44%) CSS
3 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) LINQ
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.32%) Social Network
2 2 (4.88%) CMDB
2 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.44%) iSeries
3 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.44%) Statistics
3 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows 7
3 9 (21.95%) Windows XP
4 7 (17.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.76%) Solaris
7 3 (7.32%) UNIX
8 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.44%) zOS
9 1 (2.44%) Linux
9 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) ITIL
2 6 (14.63%) Project Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Management
4 4 (9.76%) Asset Management
4 4 (9.76%) Risk Management
4 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Validation
6 2 (4.88%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.88%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Demand Management
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) ITSM
6 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.44%) PRINCE
7 1 (2.44%) Six Sigma
7 1 (2.44%) SOA
7 1 (2.44%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.44%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
2 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
3 3 (7.32%) C#
4 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.88%) VBA
5 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) NVQ Level 3
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.88%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (26.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Citrix
2 3 (7.32%) Veeam
3 2 (4.88%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) IBM
4 1 (2.44%) EMC
4 1 (2.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.44%) ServiceNow
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