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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 121 100 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 8.62% 7.79% 4.73%
As % of the Applications category 65.76% 51.81% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 36
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £185 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £509 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £12.40 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.80 £19.85 £22.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
184 193 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 13.11% 15.03% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 79 93
Average daily rate £365 £390 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +51.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £485 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 13 33
Average hourly rate £19.25 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £74.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Guildford -3 24 £400 +0.62% 16
Woking +1 11 £400 +29.03% 3
Sunbury-on-Thames -1 8 £396 +24.92%
Staines -8 7 £325 +18.18% 1
Cobham +2 5 £325 - 2
Egham - 4 £375 - 1
Chertsey - 3 - -
Dorking - 2 £265 -
Weybridge -4 1 - - 2
Walton-on-Thames - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - - 1
Reigate - - - - 4
Shepperton - - - -
Camberley - - - - 2
Epsom - - - - 4
Esher - - - -
Farnham - - - - 1
Godalming - - - - 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 155 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 84 (32.94%) MS Office
3 61 (23.92%) Windows
4 47 (18.43%) SQL
5 44 (17.25%) MS Visio
5 44 (17.25%) Active Directory
6 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (15.29%) SQL Server
7 39 (15.29%) Finance
8 34 (13.33%) .NET
8 34 (13.33%) SharePoint
9 33 (12.94%) C#
9 33 (12.94%) MS Project
9 33 (12.94%) Project Management
9 33 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
9 33 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
10 29 (11.37%) Degree
11 28 (10.98%) ITIL
12 27 (10.59%) SAP
12 27 (10.59%) Oracle
13 26 (10.20%) Business Objects
13 26 (10.20%) CRM
14 25 (9.80%) MS Exchange
15 24 (9.41%) VMware
16 23 (9.02%) Windows 7
17 22 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (7.84%) Scrum
20 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
20 19 (7.45%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.80%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.75%) Lync
3 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.18%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.18%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.78%) IIS
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.78%) Mule
5 2 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
6 1 (0.39%) Moodle
6 1 (0.39%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 84 (32.94%) MS Office
2 44 (17.25%) MS Visio
3 33 (12.94%) MS Project
3 33 (12.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (1.57%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.78%) Open Workbench
7 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 18 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (3.92%) SAP SRM
3 3 (1.18%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.39%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.75%) Office 365
1 7 (2.75%) SaaS
2 4 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.78%) PaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.78%) IaaS
4 1 (0.39%) Taleo
4 1 (0.39%) LucidChart
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.27%) WAN
2 15 (5.88%) DNS
3 14 (5.49%) Radio Access Network
4 13 (5.10%) Firewall
5 12 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 12 (4.71%) SAN
5 12 (4.71%) LAN
6 11 (4.31%) DHCP
7 9 (3.53%) NAS
8 8 (3.14%) VPN
8 8 (3.14%) 3G
8 8 (3.14%) 2G
9 7 (2.75%) LTE
9 7 (2.75%) Internet
10 5 (1.96%) Telnet
10 5 (1.96%) VoIP
10 5 (1.96%) SNMP
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco ISE
11 4 (1.57%) MPLS
11 4 (1.57%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (15.29%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
4 18 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (4.31%) BusinessObjects
7 9 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.53%) MySQL
8 7 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.57%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.57%) MS Access
9 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
9 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.18%) QlikView
10 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects XI
10 3 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 3 (1.18%) Essbase
11 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
11 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (4.31%) Visual Studio
2 6 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.96%) Selenium
4 2 (0.78%) JIRA
4 2 (0.78%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.78%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.39%) Gradle
5 1 (0.39%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.39%) Subversion
5 1 (0.39%) Ant
General
1 39 (15.29%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.31%) Marketing
4 6 (2.35%) Retail
5 5 (1.96%) Local Government
6 4 (1.57%) Legal
7 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.78%) Games
7 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.78%) Electronics
7 2 (0.78%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Korean Language
8 1 (0.39%) Advertising
8 1 (0.39%) Publishing
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Law
8 1 (0.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 70 (27.45%) Analyst
2 37 (14.51%) Developer
3 23 (9.02%) Project Manager
4 17 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 15 (5.88%) Business Analyst
6 14 (5.49%) Administrator
7 13 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.71%) Desktop Support
9 11 (4.31%) Consultant
9 11 (4.31%) Service Analyst
10 10 (3.92%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.53%) Support Analyst
12 8 (3.14%) Database Developer
13 7 (2.75%) CRM Developer
13 7 (2.75%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) Report Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (2.75%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (2.75%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (13.33%) .NET
2 18 (7.06%) Web Services
3 16 (6.27%) XML
3 16 (6.27%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.27%) WPF
4 15 (5.88%) WCF
5 8 (3.14%) REST
6 5 (1.96%) Middleware
6 5 (1.96%) SOAP
7 4 (1.57%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (1.18%) jQuery
8 3 (1.18%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.18%) WinForms
8 3 (1.18%) HTML
8 3 (1.18%) CSS
9 2 (0.78%) XSD
9 2 (0.78%) J2EE
9 2 (0.78%) WSDL
10 1 (0.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.57%) User Experience
4 4 (1.57%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.18%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.18%) Replication
5 3 (1.18%) Clustering
5 3 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.78%) Smart Meter
6 2 (0.78%) Visualisation
6 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.39%) FMCG
7 1 (0.39%) CCTV
7 1 (0.39%) PKI
7 1 (0.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.92%) Windows
2 23 (9.02%) Windows 7
3 18 (7.06%) UNIX
3 18 (7.06%) Linux
4 12 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.14%) Windows XP
6 8 (3.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) Android
9 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.39%) Solaris
9 1 (0.39%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (16.08%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (12.94%) Project Management
3 28 (10.98%) ITIL
4 26 (10.20%) CRM
5 20 (7.84%) Scrum
6 19 (7.45%) PRINCE2
7 18 (7.06%) Migration
7 18 (7.06%) Change Management
8 16 (6.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 15 (5.88%) ETL
10 13 (5.10%) Business Analysis
10 13 (5.10%) Validation
11 12 (4.71%) Configuration Management
11 12 (4.71%) Software Testing
11 12 (4.71%) Data Analysis
11 12 (4.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 12 (4.71%) Waterfall
11 12 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (4.31%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (18.43%) SQL
2 33 (12.94%) C#
3 17 (6.67%) Java
4 13 (5.10%) Perl
5 9 (3.53%) C
6 8 (3.14%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.14%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.14%) C++
7 7 (2.75%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.75%) VBA
7 7 (2.75%) VBScript
7 7 (2.75%) VB
8 4 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 3 (1.18%) XPath
9 3 (1.18%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (11.37%) Degree
2 22 (8.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (6.27%) ISEB
4 12 (4.71%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.92%) MBA
6 9 (3.53%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.53%) MCSE
7 8 (3.14%) PMI Certification
7 8 (3.14%) MCTS
8 7 (2.75%) PMP
9 6 (2.35%) MCSA
9 6 (2.35%) ISTQB
9 6 (2.35%) APMP
10 5 (1.96%) MCITP
10 5 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (1.57%) MCP
11 4 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (1.57%) CCNP
12 3 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.10%) SLA
2 8 (3.14%) QA
3 1 (0.39%) P3O
System Software
1 44 (17.25%) Active Directory
2 15 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.75%) XenApp
3 7 (2.75%) Terminal Services
4 6 (2.35%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.78%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.78%) vSphere
7 1 (0.39%) UAG
7 1 (0.39%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (2.75%) SCCM
2 6 (2.35%) SCOM
3 5 (1.96%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (1.57%) SCSM
4 4 (1.57%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (1.57%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.78%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.78%) Nagios
5 2 (0.78%) Puppet
6 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
6 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.39%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.39%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.39%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.39%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 155 (60.78%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.59%) SAP
2 27 (10.59%) Oracle
3 26 (10.20%) Business Objects
4 24 (9.41%) VMware
5 12 (4.71%) Cisco
6 11 (4.31%) Ariba
7 10 (3.92%) Citrix
8 8 (3.14%) HP
8 8 (3.14%) Ericsson
9 7 (2.75%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 7 (2.75%) Huawei
10 6 (2.35%) Nortel
10 6 (2.35%) Greenplum
11 5 (1.96%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.96%) Symantec
11 5 (1.96%) BMC
11 5 (1.96%) Juniper
12 4 (1.57%) Avaya
12 4 (1.57%) Altiris
Guildford, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + potentially negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £450 - £550 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Sanderson
Rate: £340 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Curve IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Guildford
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago