The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 510 626 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.61% 6.57% 8.44%
As % of the Applications category 50.75% 52.17% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 319 379
Median daily rate £330 £350 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 112
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.20 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.90 £27.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1005 1200 1449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.02% 12.59% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 623 665
Median daily rate £340 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £464 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 135 205
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.61 £9.70 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £30.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the South East region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the South East

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the South East region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +10 170 £330 +15.78% 36
Hampshire -6 109 £325 -13.33% 45
Buckinghamshire +6 69 £350 +14.94% 11
Surrey -12 56 £437 +16.60% 28
Oxfordshire +16 46 £375 +25.00% 13
West Sussex -15 20 £288 -28.12% 11
Kent +8 16 £225 +12.50% 2
East Sussex +11 14 £288 - 7
Middlesex -6 5 £220 -46.66%
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 739 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 373 (34.86%) MS Office
3 288 (26.92%) Windows
4 218 (20.37%) Finance
5 193 (18.04%) SQL
5 193 (18.04%) MS PowerPoint
6 192 (17.94%) Project Management
7 155 (14.49%) Security Cleared
7 155 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
8 154 (14.39%) Active Directory
9 148 (13.83%) ITIL
10 138 (12.90%) MS Project
11 135 (12.62%) SQL Server
12 120 (11.21%) SharePoint
13 116 (10.84%) Telecoms
14 115 (10.75%) SC Cleared
15 113 (10.56%) Degree
16 111 (10.37%) MS Visio
17 100 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
17 100 (9.35%) PRINCE2
18 98 (9.16%) .NET
19 95 (8.88%) Oracle
19 95 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
20 93 (8.69%) Windows Server
21 92 (8.60%) Office 365
21 92 (8.60%) Management Information System
22 86 (8.04%) Linux
23 83 (7.76%) VMware
24 82 (7.66%) C#
25 66 (6.17%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 120 (11.21%) SharePoint
2 52 (4.86%) MS Exchange
3 31 (2.90%) Skype for Business
4 17 (1.59%) CMS
5 16 (1.50%) IIS
6 15 (1.40%) BizTalk Server
7 10 (0.93%) WebSphere
8 9 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (0.84%) SAS
9 7 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.56%) Apache Solr
10 6 (0.56%) Apache Spark
10 6 (0.56%) MS Project Server
11 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.37%) Confluence
12 4 (0.37%) Documentum
12 4 (0.37%) IBM Notes
13 3 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
13 3 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 373 (34.86%) MS Office
2 193 (18.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 138 (12.90%) MS Project
4 111 (10.37%) MS Visio
5 18 (1.68%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.56%) InfoPath
7 5 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 4 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.19%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.093%) Revit
10 1 (0.093%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 28 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (0.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 6 (0.56%) Primavera
4 6 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.56%) SAP FI
4 6 (0.56%) SAP hybris
4 6 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 5 (0.47%) Oracle TCA
6 3 (0.28%) Maximo
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.28%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.19%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.19%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.19%) SAP HR
7 2 (0.19%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.093%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 92 (8.60%) Office 365
2 52 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (2.43%) IaaS
4 16 (1.50%) SaaS
5 14 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (0.56%) PaaS
8 4 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.37%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.19%) Yammer
10 1 (0.093%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.093%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 40 (3.74%) DNS
2 37 (3.46%) LTE
3 36 (3.36%) TCP/IP
4 31 (2.90%) SAN
5 29 (2.71%) DHCP
5 29 (2.71%) Firewall
6 28 (2.62%) VPN
7 27 (2.52%) LAN
8 26 (2.43%) Wi-Fi
9 22 (2.06%) Skype
9 22 (2.06%) VoLTE
9 22 (2.06%) WAN
10 20 (1.87%) Internet
11 17 (1.59%) 3G
11 17 (1.59%) Wireless
12 15 (1.40%) IP Telephony
12 15 (1.40%) LDAP
13 13 (1.21%) SSH
14 12 (1.12%) HTTP
14 12 (1.12%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 38 (3.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 37 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (2.90%) MS Access
5 24 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (1.96%) MySQL
8 20 (1.87%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
10 15 (1.40%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
14 10 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
15 9 (0.84%) Power BI
16 8 (0.75%) Oracle BI EE
16 8 (0.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
17 7 (0.65%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (2.71%) Visual Studio
2 20 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (1.40%) JIRA
4 13 (1.21%) NUnit
5 11 (1.03%) Selenium
6 8 (0.75%) Git (software)
7 7 (0.65%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 5 (0.47%) Eclipse
8 5 (0.47%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.28%) LSMW
9 3 (0.28%) Metasploit
9 3 (0.28%) MSI
9 3 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.28%) Rhino Mocks
9 3 (0.28%) Subversion
9 3 (0.28%) Xcode
10 2 (0.19%) FxCop
10 2 (0.19%) Moq
10 2 (0.19%) MSTest
10 2 (0.19%) StyleCop
General
1 218 (20.37%) Finance
2 116 (10.84%) Telecoms
3 53 (4.95%) Marketing
4 46 (4.30%) Retail
5 32 (2.99%) Banking
6 26 (2.43%) Manufacturing
7 23 (2.15%) German Language
8 22 (2.06%) Advertising
9 21 (1.96%) French Language
10 17 (1.59%) Legal
11 13 (1.21%) Back Office
11 13 (1.21%) Spanish Language
12 12 (1.12%) Military
13 10 (0.93%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.84%) Electronics
15 8 (0.75%) Billing
16 7 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.56%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.47%) Publishing
19 4 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 238 (22.24%) Analyst
2 139 (12.99%) Developer
3 108 (10.09%) Project Manager
4 59 (5.51%) Administrator
4 59 (5.51%) Architect
5 55 (5.14%) Support Engineer
6 53 (4.95%) Consultant
7 45 (4.21%) .NET Developer
8 37 (3.46%) Desktop Support
9 36 (3.36%) Service Analyst
10 34 (3.18%) Business Analyst
11 32 (2.99%) Coordinator
11 32 (2.99%) Support Analyst
12 31 (2.90%) Service Desk Analyst
13 29 (2.71%) SQL Developer
14 27 (2.52%) Data Analyst
14 27 (2.52%) Desktop Engineer
15 26 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
16 24 (2.24%) PMO Analyst
16 24 (2.24%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (9.16%) .NET
2 48 (4.49%) CSS
2 48 (4.49%) XML
3 44 (4.11%) HTML
4 43 (4.02%) ASP.NET
5 34 (3.18%) Web Services
6 22 (2.06%) jQuery
7 17 (1.59%) Middleware
8 15 (1.40%) REST
9 14 (1.31%) .NET Framework
10 12 (1.12%) CSS3
10 12 (1.12%) WCF
11 11 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (1.03%) J2EE
11 11 (1.03%) OpenID
11 11 (1.03%) SAML
12 10 (0.93%) OAuth
12 10 (0.93%) XSLT
13 8 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (0.75%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 155 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (8.60%) Management Information System
3 33 (3.08%) Computer Science
4 31 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 31 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 20 (1.87%) Client/Server
6 17 (1.59%) Replication
7 13 (1.21%) e-Learning
7 13 (1.21%) PKI
8 12 (1.12%) Data Extraction
8 12 (1.12%) Statistics
8 12 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.03%) Social Media
10 10 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (0.93%) Mathematics
11 9 (0.84%) Clustering
11 9 (0.84%) NHS
12 8 (0.75%) FMCG
12 8 (0.75%) Smart Meter
12 8 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 288 (26.92%) Windows
2 93 (8.69%) Windows Server
3 86 (8.04%) Linux
4 62 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 57 (5.33%) Windows 7
6 49 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 44 (4.11%) Unix
8 29 (2.71%) Windows 10
9 28 (2.62%) Apple iOS
10 23 (2.15%) Windows XP
11 18 (1.68%) Android
11 18 (1.68%) Solaris
12 17 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 15 (1.40%) Windows 8
14 14 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (0.84%) AIX
15 9 (0.84%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.65%) Mac OS X
17 6 (0.56%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (17.94%) Project Management
2 148 (13.83%) ITIL
3 100 (9.35%) PRINCE2
3 100 (9.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 95 (8.88%) Agile Software Development
5 66 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
6 64 (5.98%) Change Management
7 59 (5.51%) Data Analysis
8 56 (5.23%) Migration
9 52 (4.86%) CRM
10 42 (3.93%) Analytics
11 41 (3.83%) Project Planning
12 40 (3.74%) Continuous Improvement
12 40 (3.74%) Scrum
13 37 (3.46%) ITIL V3
13 37 (3.46%) Validation
14 36 (3.36%) Mentoring
15 35 (3.27%) Service Delivery
16 33 (3.08%) ERP
17 32 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (18.04%) SQL
2 82 (7.66%) C#
3 48 (4.49%) JavaScript
4 40 (3.74%) PowerShell
5 39 (3.64%) T-SQL
6 38 (3.55%) Java
7 34 (3.18%) C
8 28 (2.62%) VB
8 28 (2.62%) VBA
9 26 (2.43%) VBScript
10 21 (1.96%) C++
10 21 (1.96%) Python
11 16 (1.50%) Perl
12 13 (1.21%) PL/SQL
13 10 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 9 (0.84%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.65%) Apex Code
16 6 (0.56%) PHP
17 5 (0.47%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.47%) R
Qualifications
1 155 (14.49%) Security Cleared
2 115 (10.75%) SC Cleared
3 113 (10.56%) Degree
4 43 (4.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (2.80%) DV Cleared
6 25 (2.34%) MCSE
7 21 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (1.68%) MCP
9 17 (1.59%) PMP
10 16 (1.50%) CCNA
11 15 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 15 (1.40%) PMI Certification
12 14 (1.31%) ISTQB
13 11 (1.03%) CISSP
13 11 (1.03%) ISEB
14 10 (0.93%) CEH
14 10 (0.93%) MCITP
15 9 (0.84%) CESG Certified Professional
15 9 (0.84%) HND
15 9 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (4.21%) SLA
2 27 (2.52%) QA
3 18 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.93%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.84%) GAAP
7 8 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
7 8 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.65%) RMADS
9 6 (0.56%) COBIT
9 6 (0.56%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.37%) COSO
10 4 (0.37%) ISO 9000
10 4 (0.37%) SAS 70
11 2 (0.19%) BS25999
11 2 (0.19%) ISO22301
11 2 (0.19%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.093%) GMP
12 1 (0.093%) GxP
12 1 (0.093%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 154 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 56 (5.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 16 (1.50%) vSphere
5 15 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (1.03%) XenApp
8 10 (0.93%) XenServer
9 9 (0.84%) XenDesktop
10 7 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
11 6 (0.56%) Firmware
11 6 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
12 4 (0.37%) Sendmail
12 4 (0.37%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.28%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.28%) vCloud
14 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.19%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 60 (5.61%) SCCM
2 31 (2.90%) SCOM
3 11 (1.03%) OpenAM
3 11 (1.03%) OpenIDM
4 9 (0.84%) Amdocs OSS
5 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 7 (0.65%) AirWatch
6 7 (0.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 6 (0.56%) SCSM
7 6 (0.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
8 5 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.47%) Puppet
8 5 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 5 (0.47%) WMI
9 4 (0.37%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.28%) Netcool
Vendors
1 739 (69.07%) Microsoft
2 95 (8.88%) Oracle
3 83 (7.76%) VMware
4 58 (5.42%) Remedy
5 53 (4.95%) Citrix
5 53 (4.95%) SAP
6 43 (4.02%) Cisco
7 35 (3.27%) HP
8 34 (3.18%) Ericsson
9 22 (2.06%) Red Hat
9 22 (2.06%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (1.68%) Huawei
11 15 (1.40%) EMC
11 15 (1.40%) Sophos
12 14 (1.31%) CheckPoint
13 13 (1.21%) Avaya
14 12 (1.12%) hybris
14 12 (1.12%) Nokia Networks
15 11 (1.03%) F5
15 11 (1.03%) ForgeRock
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