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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 21 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 8.04% 5.68% 10.20%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 31.82% 58.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 23
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.08% +33.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £196 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £449 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £12.50 £20.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.00% -40.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £10.40 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.70 £14.50 £21.81
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
60 66 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 15.08% 17.84% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 36 44
Average daily rate £340 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £495 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 9
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -32.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £10.90 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £15.50 £20.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -2 8 £425 -
Horsham - 5 £138 -
Gatwick +5 3 £350 - 1
Worthing +1 3 £575 -
East Grinstead +1 3 £408 +4.48%
Haywards Heath - 2 £444 -
Burgess Hill - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
Hassocks - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 58 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.00%) Windows
3 36 (45.00%) MS Office
4 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
5 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
7 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
8 13 (16.25%) ITIL
9 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 12 (15.00%) Finance
10 11 (13.75%) Citrix
10 11 (13.75%) SQL
10 11 (13.75%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (11.25%) Degree
11 9 (11.25%) SCCM
11 9 (11.25%) MS Project
11 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
12 8 (10.00%) Cisco
12 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (8.75%) Project Management
14 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
14 6 (7.50%) QA
14 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (7.50%) Lync
14 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
15 5 (6.25%) VMware
15 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
15 5 (6.25%) Validation
15 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
15 5 (6.25%) Telecoms

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (7.50%) Lync
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (6.25%) IIS
5 4 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.50%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.50%) IBM Notes
7 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.25%) SAS
8 1 (1.25%) CICS
8 1 (1.25%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.25%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 36 (45.00%) MS Office
2 11 (13.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (11.25%) MS Project
4 2 (2.50%) InfoPath
4 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (1.25%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.25%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) VoIP
1 4 (5.00%) Cisco IPT
2 3 (3.75%) NetScaler
2 3 (3.75%) DHCP
2 3 (3.75%) DNS
2 3 (3.75%) SAN
3 2 (2.50%) Intranet
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.25%) VPN
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (1.25%) Firewall
4 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.25%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (1.25%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MS Access
3 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) QlikView
3 2 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
3 2 (2.50%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.25%) Snowflake Schema
4 1 (1.25%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.25%) ERwin
2 1 (1.25%) LabVIEW
2 1 (1.25%) Subversion
2 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.25%) Trac
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Back Office
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.50%) Retail
5 1 (1.25%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.25%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 15 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.00%) IT Support
5 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Consultant
6 6 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.50%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Report Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.00%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (3.75%) Citrix Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) HTML
1 4 (5.00%) .NET
1 4 (5.00%) CSS
2 3 (3.75%) Web Services
2 3 (3.75%) XSLT
3 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 2 (2.50%) WCF
3 2 (2.50%) jQuery
3 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (2.50%) REST
3 2 (2.50%) XSL
4 1 (1.25%) JSON
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.25%) SAML
4 1 (1.25%) LAMP
4 1 (1.25%) XML
4 1 (1.25%) SOAP
4 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.75%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.50%) Clustering
4 2 (2.50%) iPhone
4 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.50%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.50%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.50%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.25%) Telematics
5 1 (1.25%) PKI
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) CMDB
5 1 (1.25%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 40 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (11.25%) Windows XP
4 4 (5.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Phone
4 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) Android
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
5 2 (2.50%) Linux
6 1 (1.25%) HPUX
6 1 (1.25%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.25%) ITIL
2 7 (8.75%) Project Management
3 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (6.25%) Validation
3 5 (6.25%) Risk Management
4 4 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (5.00%) Change Control
4 4 (5.00%) Migration
4 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (5.00%) ERP
4 4 (5.00%) Service Management
5 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
5 3 (3.75%) Analytics
5 3 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (3.75%) MVC
5 3 (3.75%) Data Architecture
6 2 (2.50%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.50%) C#
3 2 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) ABAP
4 1 (1.25%) Python
4 1 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 8 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (2.50%) ECDL
5 2 (2.50%) MCP
5 2 (2.50%) MCSE
5 2 (2.50%) ISEB
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) CCNP
6 1 (1.25%) CCNA
6 1 (1.25%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCDST
6 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) SLA
3 2 (2.50%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.50%) P3O
3 2 (2.50%) GAMP
3 2 (2.50%) GMP
System Software
1 27 (33.75%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.75%) XenApp
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.25%) UAG
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 2 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 58 (72.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Citrix
3 8 (10.00%) Cisco
4 5 (6.25%) SAP
4 5 (6.25%) VMware
5 4 (5.00%) Lotus
6 3 (3.75%) Apple
6 3 (3.75%) Dell
7 2 (2.50%) EMC
7 2 (2.50%) Avaya
7 2 (2.50%) Oracle
7 2 (2.50%) HP
7 2 (2.50%) Tableau
8 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.25%) Mercator
8 1 (1.25%) Symantec
8 1 (1.25%) Remedy
8 1 (1.25%) McAfee
8 1 (1.25%) Sophos
8 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
West Sussex
Gold Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago