The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 116 102 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.13% 7.38% 7.70%
As % of the Applications category 52.49% 45.33% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 38
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.14% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £253 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £425 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -28.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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 Surrey region.

Applications Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
221 225 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 15.50% 16.27% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 101 86
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 19
Average hourly rate £15.13 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.10 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £50.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 March 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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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
Guildford -3 21 £394 +31.25% 10
Reigate - 8 £475 - 2
Woking -3 7 £270 -36.47% 3
Staines -2 5 £510 +53.96% 8
Camberley +1 4 - -
Chertsey - 3 - - 4
Weybridge -4 2 - - 1
Redhill - 2 £335 - 1
Dorking -1 1 £130 -57.44% 2
Walton-on-Thames - 1 - - 1
Shepperton - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Godalming - - - -
Cobham - - - -
Horley - - - -
Leatherhead - - - - 5
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 167 (64.48%) Microsoft
2 83 (32.05%) MS Office
3 63 (24.32%) MS Visio
4 56 (21.62%) Windows
5 54 (20.85%) Finance
6 53 (20.46%) MS PowerPoint
7 49 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 44 (16.99%) .NET
8 44 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (16.60%) SQL
10 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
11 38 (14.67%) Active Directory
12 36 (13.90%) C#
12 36 (13.90%) Project Management
13 35 (13.51%) SharePoint
14 33 (12.74%) Degree
15 30 (11.58%) MS Project
16 29 (11.20%) SAP
17 28 (10.81%) Oracle
17 28 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
18 26 (10.04%) CRM
19 25 (9.65%) MS Exchange
19 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 24 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 24 (9.27%) Data Modelling
21 22 (8.49%) ITIL
21 22 (8.49%) Business Objects
21 22 (8.49%) Web Services
21 22 (8.49%) Business Analysis
21 22 (8.49%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 35 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.65%) MS Exchange
3 9 (3.47%) Lync
4 6 (2.32%) IIS
4 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.16%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.77%) CMS
8 2 (0.77%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.39%) JBoss
9 1 (0.39%) Apache
9 1 (0.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 1 (0.39%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.39%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 83 (32.05%) MS Office
2 63 (24.32%) MS Visio
3 53 (20.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (11.58%) MS Project
5 4 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.54%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.77%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (7.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (4.63%) SAP SRM
3 4 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (1.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 2 (0.77%) Maximo
5 2 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.39%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.39%) Cognos Controller
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.93%) SaaS
2 4 (1.54%) Office 365
3 3 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.02%) Internet
2 11 (4.25%) Firewall
2 11 (4.25%) WAN
2 11 (4.25%) DNS
3 9 (3.47%) TCP/IP
3 9 (3.47%) VPN
3 9 (3.47%) DHCP
4 8 (3.09%) HTTP
5 7 (2.70%) LAN
6 6 (2.32%) SAN
7 5 (1.93%) Radio Access Network
8 4 (1.54%) Junos
9 3 (1.16%) Wireless
9 3 (1.16%) VoIP
9 3 (1.16%) NAS
10 2 (0.77%) 3G
10 2 (0.77%) 2G
11 1 (0.39%) TETRA
11 1 (0.39%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (9.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (6.18%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.02%) BusinessObjects
6 10 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.47%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.93%) QlikView
8 5 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.93%) Essbase
9 4 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.16%) MarkLogic
10 3 (1.16%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.16%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.16%) MySQL
10 3 (1.16%) MS Access
11 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.77%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 21 (8.11%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.32%) Selenium
4 3 (1.16%) JUnit
5 2 (0.77%) JIRA
5 2 (0.77%) NUnit
5 2 (0.77%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.39%) RequisitePro
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.39%) Maven
6 1 (0.39%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.39%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
6 1 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (20.85%) Finance
2 11 (4.25%) Marketing
3 10 (3.86%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.47%) Retail
4 9 (3.47%) Legal
5 5 (1.93%) Publishing
5 5 (1.93%) Local Government
6 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.77%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.77%) Games
7 2 (0.77%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
8 1 (0.39%) Electronics
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 84 (32.43%) Analyst
2 36 (13.90%) Developer
3 25 (9.65%) Project Manager
4 24 (9.27%) Data Analyst
5 22 (8.49%) Business Analyst
6 18 (6.95%) Support Engineer
7 14 (5.41%) Administrator
8 13 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (4.25%) Governance Analyst
10 10 (3.86%) Consultant
11 9 (3.47%) Service Desk Analyst
12 8 (3.09%) Service Analyst
12 8 (3.09%) Support Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) Author
13 7 (2.70%) Technical Author
13 7 (2.70%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (2.70%) Report Analyst
13 7 (2.70%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (16.99%) .NET
2 22 (8.49%) Web Services
3 20 (7.72%) XML
3 20 (7.72%) ASP.NET
4 16 (6.18%) WCF
5 14 (5.41%) WPF
6 10 (3.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (3.47%) REST
8 7 (2.70%) JSON
8 7 (2.70%) CSS
8 7 (2.70%) Middleware
9 6 (2.32%) HTML
10 5 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.54%) XSLT
11 4 (1.54%) jQuery
12 3 (1.16%) WinForms
13 2 (0.77%) ActiveMQ
13 2 (0.77%) SOAP
13 2 (0.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 2 (0.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.83%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.70%) User Experience
3 5 (1.93%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.93%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.93%) Clustering
4 4 (1.54%) Replication
4 4 (1.54%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.16%) Thin Client
5 3 (1.16%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.77%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.77%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.77%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.39%) CCTV
7 1 (0.39%) Statistics
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (21.62%) Windows
2 22 (8.49%) Windows 7
3 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (4.63%) Linux
5 9 (3.47%) UNIX
6 7 (2.70%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.32%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.39%) Android
10 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.99%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (13.90%) Project Management
3 28 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (10.04%) CRM
5 24 (9.27%) Data Modelling
6 22 (8.49%) ITIL
6 22 (8.49%) Business Analysis
7 21 (8.11%) Migration
8 20 (7.72%) Change Management
9 17 (6.56%) GAP Analysis
9 17 (6.56%) Waterfall
10 16 (6.18%) Data Governance
10 16 (6.18%) Quality Management
11 15 (5.79%) Scrum
11 15 (5.79%) PRINCE2
11 15 (5.79%) Time Management
12 12 (4.63%) Procure-to-pay
12 12 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (4.63%) Data Analysis
13 11 (4.25%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.60%) SQL
2 36 (13.90%) C#
3 19 (7.34%) Java
4 12 (4.63%) T-SQL
5 10 (3.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.09%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.70%) VBA
7 7 (2.70%) Perl
8 6 (2.32%) C
9 5 (1.93%) VBScript
10 4 (1.54%) VB
10 4 (1.54%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.54%) Python
11 3 (1.16%) XQuery
11 3 (1.16%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.77%) XPath
12 2 (0.77%) C++
13 1 (0.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (12.74%) Degree
2 19 (7.34%) ISEB
3 18 (6.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 12 (4.63%) SC Cleared
6 11 (4.25%) MBA
7 7 (2.70%) PMI Certification
7 7 (2.70%) MCSE
8 6 (2.32%) MCP
8 6 (2.32%) PMP
8 6 (2.32%) MCTS
8 6 (2.32%) APMP
8 6 (2.32%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (1.54%) MCITP
11 3 (1.16%) MCSA
12 2 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.77%) ACCA
12 2 (0.77%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.79%) Solvency II
2 10 (3.86%) QA
3 7 (2.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.39%) GAAP
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (14.67%) Active Directory
2 16 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.54%) XenApp
3 4 (1.54%) Terminal Services
4 3 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.77%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.39%) vSphere
6 1 (0.39%) UAG
6 1 (0.39%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.09%) SCCM
2 4 (1.54%) SCOM
3 2 (0.77%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.77%) SAP Afaria
4 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.39%) SCSM
4 1 (0.39%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.39%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.39%) WSUS
4 1 (0.39%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.39%) Nagios
4 1 (0.39%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.39%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 167 (64.48%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.20%) SAP
3 28 (10.81%) Oracle
4 22 (8.49%) Business Objects
5 19 (7.34%) VMware
6 13 (5.02%) Ariba
7 7 (2.70%) Citrix
7 7 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (2.32%) Planview
9 5 (1.93%) Altiris
9 5 (1.93%) Cisco
9 5 (1.93%) Juniper
10 4 (1.54%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.54%) HP
11 3 (1.16%) NetApp
12 2 (0.77%) Avaya
12 2 (0.77%) Apple
12 2 (0.77%) LANDesk
12 2 (0.77%) Greenplum
12 2 (0.77%) Ericsson
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