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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South East / West Sussex
Rank 25 25 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 27 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 4.91% 5.42% 8.24%
As % of the Applications category 45.65% 40.91% 53.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 19
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £253 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £495 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
46 66 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 10.75% 13.25% 15.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 40 32
Median daily rate £367 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.34% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £225 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £495 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 15
Median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £23.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £31.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Sussex region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 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
Crawley +13 9 £425 +51.78% 3
East Grinstead - 4 £401 -
Worthing -14 3 £370 +13.80% 1
Gatwick -4 1 £188 -63.76% 3
Horsham - 1 £300 - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Project Management
4 12 (24.00%) Windows
5 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (22.00%) MS Project
6 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (20.00%) XML
7 9 (18.00%) Analytics
8 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (16.00%) Finance
9 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (14.00%) Web Services
9 7 (14.00%) Unix
9 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
9 7 (14.00%) MS Office
9 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
10 6 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (12.00%) DevOps
10 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
10 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (12.00%) Tableau
10 6 (12.00%) SAP
10 6 (12.00%) HTML
10 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
10 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
10 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
10 6 (12.00%) ISEB

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Project
2 7 (14.00%) MS Office
3 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) SNMP
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) Firewall
2 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) MPLS
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) Lumira
4 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP
4 1 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Redis
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
1 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.00%) NUnit
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Gatling
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Project Manager
4 7 (14.00%) Test Analyst
5 6 (12.00%) SQL Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (8.00%) Report Developer
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Test Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Architect
8 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.00%) Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) XML
2 7 (14.00%) Web Services
3 6 (12.00%) HTML
4 4 (8.00%) .NET
4 4 (8.00%) CSS
4 4 (8.00%) jQuery
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (4.00%) RESTful
7 1 (2.00%) ActiveX
7 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.00%) Google Maps API
7 1 (2.00%) HTML5
7 1 (2.00%) MDX
7 1 (2.00%) OLE
7 1 (2.00%) REST
7 1 (2.00%) Sass
7 1 (2.00%) SOAP
7 1 (2.00%) XSL
7 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) CCTV
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) SCADA
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Energy
4 1 (2.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Unix
3 6 (12.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Fedora
6 1 (2.00%) Linux
6 1 (2.00%) Solaris
6 1 (2.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (26.00%) Project Management
3 10 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.00%) Analytics
5 7 (14.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.00%) Test Strategy
6 6 (12.00%) Defect Management
6 6 (12.00%) DevOps
6 6 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 6 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analysis
7 5 (10.00%) Business Analytics
7 5 (10.00%) ETL
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.00%) C#
4 4 (8.00%) Java
5 1 (2.00%) ABAP
5 1 (2.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ISEB
2 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCSD
3 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 2 (4.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
2 6 (12.00%) Tableau
3 5 (10.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) webMethods
5 3 (6.00%) VMware
6 2 (4.00%) HP
6 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) 3PAR
7 1 (2.00%) Cisco
7 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
7 1 (2.00%) Google
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec