The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 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 West Sussex 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 53 27 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 14.29% 6.78% 6.32%
As % of the Applications category 49.53% 39.71% 41.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 19 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £555 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
107 68 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 28.84% 17.09% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 42 42
Average daily rate £290 £348 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.54% +2.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 15 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.16 £10.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £19.40 £26.00
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 West Sussex

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Crawley +16 19 £275 -27.63% 7
Gatwick +6 11 £363 -2.68%
Worthing 0 7 - -
East Grinstead -1 2 £475 +90.00%
Horsham - 1 £250 -
Lancing - - - -
Littlehampton - - - -
Petworth - - - -
Shoreham-by-Sea - - - - 1
Bognor Regis - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Chichester - - - - 1
Haywards Heath - - - - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 74 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 49 (48.04%) Windows
3 38 (37.25%) MS Office
4 37 (36.27%) Active Directory
5 26 (25.49%) SQL
6 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
7 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
8 19 (18.63%) Project Management
9 18 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (16.67%) VMware
11 15 (14.71%) Finance
11 15 (14.71%) ITIL
12 14 (13.73%) Citrix
13 12 (11.76%) Windows XP
14 11 (10.78%) Cisco
14 11 (10.78%) Degree
14 11 (10.78%) Change Control
15 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
15 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
15 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
15 10 (9.80%) .NET
16 9 (8.82%) C#
16 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
16 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
16 9 (8.82%) DNS
17 8 (7.84%) QA
17 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
17 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
18 7 (6.86%) HTML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex 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 18 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 10 (9.80%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (8.82%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (3.92%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (3.92%) IIS
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (3.92%) Lync
6 2 (1.96%) MS Project Server
6 2 (1.96%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) MS Office
2 6 (5.88%) MS Project
3 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.96%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 7 (6.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.90%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) SaaS
2 1 (0.98%) Office 365
2 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.82%) DNS
1 9 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 6 (5.88%) VLAN
2 6 (5.88%) LAN
2 6 (5.88%) WAN
3 5 (4.90%) VoIP
4 4 (3.92%) DHCP
4 4 (3.92%) SAN
4 4 (3.92%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (3.92%) Firewall
5 3 (2.94%) VPN
5 3 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.98%) ADSL
6 1 (0.98%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.98%) Internet
6 1 (0.98%) MPLS
6 1 (0.98%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.94%) MS Access
3 1 (0.98%) Ingres
3 1 (0.98%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (0.98%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.90%) Subversion
3 4 (3.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.98%) Trac
5 1 (0.98%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.98%) ERwin
5 1 (0.98%) PVCS
General
1 15 (14.71%) Finance
2 4 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.96%) Back Office
4 1 (0.98%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Support Analyst
2 13 (12.75%) Support Engineer
3 12 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (11.76%) Consultant
4 9 (8.82%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (5.88%) IT Support
6 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Migration Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Developer
6 5 (4.90%) Project Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Server Engineer
6 5 (4.90%) Project Office Analyst
6 5 (4.90%) Data Centre Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) SharePoint Consultant
7 4 (3.92%) Voice Engineer
7 4 (3.92%) Senior SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.80%) .NET
2 7 (6.86%) HTML
2 7 (6.86%) jQuery
3 6 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.90%) WCF
4 5 (4.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 5 (4.90%) REST
4 5 (4.90%) CSS
5 3 (2.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.96%) XML
6 2 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.96%) Flash
7 1 (0.98%) XHTML
7 1 (0.98%) Ajax
7 1 (0.98%) LINQ
7 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.98%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.98%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.98%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.86%) Clustering
1 7 (6.86%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.90%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.92%) Blog
3 4 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.96%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.98%) iPad
6 1 (0.98%) iPhone
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
6 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.98%) PMI
6 1 (0.98%) CMDB
6 1 (0.98%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Windows
2 20 (19.61%) Windows 7
3 18 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 8 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (4.90%) Linux
6 5 (4.90%) Windows 2000
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Phone
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.96%) Android
10 1 (0.98%) UNIX
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) Project Management
2 15 (14.71%) ITIL
3 11 (10.78%) Change Control
4 10 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 7 (6.86%) CRM
5 7 (6.86%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
6 6 (5.88%) Workflow
6 6 (5.88%) Migration
6 6 (5.88%) Quality Management
6 6 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (4.90%) Business Transformation
7 5 (4.90%) Software Testing
7 5 (4.90%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.90%) Business Development
7 5 (4.90%) Service Management
7 5 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (4.90%) Information Security
7 5 (4.90%) MVC
8 4 (3.92%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (25.49%) SQL
2 9 (8.82%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.88%) VB
4 6 (5.88%) VB6
5 4 (3.92%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.94%) Java
7 1 (0.98%) C++
7 1 (0.98%) VBScript
7 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (10.78%) Degree
2 10 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 7 (6.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.92%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.94%) PMP
6 3 (2.94%) MCSE
7 2 (1.96%) MCDBA
7 2 (1.96%) CCNP
7 2 (1.96%) CCNA
7 2 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.96%) MCP
7 2 (1.96%) MCSD
7 2 (1.96%) MCPD
7 2 (1.96%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 1 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.84%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.98%) P3O
3 1 (0.98%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (36.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.94%) vSphere
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.98%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (4.90%) SCCM
2 3 (2.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.98%) WSUS
3 1 (0.98%) SCOM
3 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 74 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.67%) VMware
3 14 (13.73%) Citrix
4 11 (10.78%) Cisco
5 6 (5.88%) Oracle
6 4 (3.92%) Business Objects
6 4 (3.92%) Lotus
7 3 (2.94%) Symantec
8 2 (1.96%) Apple
8 2 (1.96%) Adobe
8 2 (1.96%) HP
8 2 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (0.98%) Avaya
9 1 (0.98%) Juniper
9 1 (0.98%) NetApp
9 1 (0.98%) SAP
9 1 (0.98%) Northgate
9 1 (0.98%) Capita
9 1 (0.98%) ProCurve
9 1 (0.98%) Riverbed