The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.96% 9.17% 3.67%
As % of the Applications category 41.07% 55.13% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 9
Average daily rate £284 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -25.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -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 West Sussex region.

Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
56 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 12.07% 16.63% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 40 24
Average daily rate £313 £360 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% -4.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £160 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £425 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 8
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.25% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016.

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
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 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Crawley -2 13 £280 -27.74% 6
Gatwick 0 2 £535 +12.63% 1
Worthing -6 1 - - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 43 (48.86%) MS Office
3 33 (37.50%) Windows
4 29 (32.95%) Finance
5 19 (21.59%) Project Management
5 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
5 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (18.18%) ITIL
7 15 (17.05%) MS Project
8 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
9 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.50%) Change Management
9 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 11 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (11.36%) Migration
10 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
10 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 10 (11.36%) Citrix
11 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
12 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 8 (9.09%) CRM
12 8 (9.09%) Cisco
12 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
12 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
13 7 (7.95%) Line Management
13 7 (7.95%) Office 365
13 7 (7.95%) User Stories
13 7 (7.95%) SQL
13 7 (7.95%) Web Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
3 7 (7.95%) Documentum
4 2 (2.27%) Confluence
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.14%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (48.86%) MS Office
2 15 (17.05%) MS Project
3 11 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
5 6 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (5.68%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 7 (7.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.68%) Data Workbench
3 1 (1.14%) Dynamics SL
3 1 (1.14%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.95%) Office 365
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) NetScaler
1 5 (5.68%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) SAN
3 3 (3.41%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
3 3 (3.41%) DNS
3 3 (3.41%) Internet
3 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.14%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) LAN
5 1 (1.14%) NX-OS
5 1 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.14%) SNMP
5 1 (1.14%) VPN
5 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.68%) EDRMS
3 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.14%) MS Access
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.14%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.14%) NUnit
2 1 (1.14%) PVCS
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (32.95%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Law
2 5 (5.68%) Marketing
3 4 (4.55%) Aerospace
3 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.41%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Legal
5 2 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.14%) Banking
6 1 (1.14%) Billing
6 1 (1.14%) Electronics
6 1 (1.14%) Games
6 1 (1.14%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (48.86%) Analyst
2 9 (10.23%) Support Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Desktop Support
4 7 (7.95%) Business Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) CRM Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.95%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.82%) Applications Support
5 6 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) CRM Business Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) IT Support
5 6 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (6.82%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Digital Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) Insight Analyst
6 5 (5.68%) IT Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Insight Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.95%) Web Services
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) XML
3 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.27%) HTML
3 2 (2.27%) Middleware
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.59%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) Social Media
3 3 (3.41%) Statistics
4 2 (2.27%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) CPLD
5 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.50%) Windows
2 19 (21.59%) Windows 7
3 8 (9.09%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.68%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.68%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.55%) Linux
6 1 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (1.14%) Data ONTAP
6 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.59%) Project Management
2 16 (18.18%) ITIL
3 11 (12.50%) Change Management
3 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 10 (11.36%) Migration
4 10 (11.36%) Risk Management
5 8 (9.09%) CRM
6 7 (7.95%) Line Management
6 7 (7.95%) User Stories
7 6 (6.82%) Problem Management
7 6 (6.82%) Resource Management
7 6 (6.82%) Service Desk Management
7 6 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.68%) Case Management
8 5 (5.68%) Change Control
8 5 (5.68%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.68%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.68%) Time Management
9 4 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.95%) SQL
2 6 (6.82%) VBA
3 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.27%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) C++
4 2 (2.27%) Java
4 2 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) C
5 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.82%) ISEB
4 5 (5.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (3.41%) Degree
5 3 (3.41%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.41%) MCSE
5 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.27%) CBAP
6 2 (2.27%) MCP
6 2 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (1.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.14%) APMP
7 1 (1.14%) CCNP
7 1 (1.14%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.14%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.14%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.14%) P3O
2 1 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.95%) XenApp
3 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.41%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.27%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.27%) vSphere
6 1 (1.14%) UAG
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (6.82%) SCSM
2 1 (1.14%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
2 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (61.36%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.36%) Citrix
3 8 (9.09%) Cisco
4 6 (6.82%) VMware
5 5 (5.68%) Adobe
6 4 (4.55%) HP
6 4 (4.55%) SAP
7 3 (3.41%) NetApp
7 3 (3.41%) Oracle
8 2 (2.27%) Apple
8 2 (2.27%) Dell
8 2 (2.27%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.14%) EMC
9 1 (1.14%) IBM
9 1 (1.14%) IronPort
9 1 (1.14%) Lotus
9 1 (1.14%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.14%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.14%) Sophos
9 1 (1.14%) Symantec