The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 10 22
Rank change year-on-year -13 +12  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 40 57 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 9.41% 12.56% 7.83%
As % of the Applications category 68.97% 70.37% 52.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 14 16
Median daily rate £300 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £197 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £430 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 27 6
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 81 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 13.65% 17.84% 14.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 28 30
Median daily rate £265 £363 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.89% +45.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £460 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 32 11
Median hourly rate £24.00 £16.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +45.45% -29.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £19.00 £32.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Essex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Essex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Essex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Essex

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Essex

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Essex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in Essex

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Colchester -6 5 £201 - 1
Basildon -1 4 £513 -
Southend-on-Sea -21 3 £395 -5.67% 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Essex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (37.08%) MS Office
2 33 (37.08%) Windows
3 29 (32.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
5 25 (28.09%) Oracle
6 24 (26.97%) SharePoint
7 20 (22.47%) CRM
7 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (20.22%) SQL
9 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
9 17 (19.10%) Dynamics CRM
10 16 (17.98%) Finance
10 16 (17.98%) SAP
10 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
11 15 (16.85%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (16.85%) Degree
12 14 (15.73%) Retail
12 14 (15.73%) ITIL
12 14 (15.73%) MS Project
12 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
13 13 (14.61%) COM
13 13 (14.61%) Java
13 13 (14.61%) Data Management
13 13 (14.61%) Infor
14 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
14 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
14 12 (13.48%) Office 365
14 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (13.48%) Yammer

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 24 (26.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (13.48%) BizTalk Server
2 12 (13.48%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.25%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.12%) Apache
5 1 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.12%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) JBoss
5 1 (1.12%) Jetty
5 1 (1.12%) Mongrel
5 1 (1.12%) nginx
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 33 (37.08%) MS Office
2 29 (32.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (17.98%) MS Visio
4 14 (15.73%) MS Project
5 8 (8.99%) AutoCAD
6 4 (4.49%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (3.37%) InfoPath
8 2 (2.25%) Acrobat
8 2 (2.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (19.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 8 (8.99%) Unica
3 3 (3.37%) SAP BPC
4 2 (2.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (2.25%) Teamcenter
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.48%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (13.48%) Office 365
1 12 (13.48%) Yammer
2 7 (7.87%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (2.25%) GitHub
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.12%) Google App Engine
4 1 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.12%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) DHCP
1 6 (6.74%) DNS
2 4 (4.49%) Internet
3 3 (3.37%) VoIP
3 3 (3.37%) WebEx
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (1.12%) FTP
4 1 (1.12%) HTTP
4 1 (1.12%) IPsec
4 1 (1.12%) LAN
4 1 (1.12%) SAN
4 1 (1.12%) SSL
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.12%) WAN
4 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.24%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (7.87%) Hadoop
4 5 (5.62%) QlikView
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.37%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.12%) DataStage
7 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (1.12%) OLTP
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.49%) JIRA
2 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.25%) JUnit
3 2 (2.25%) Xcode
4 1 (1.12%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.12%) Subversion
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) Travis CI
General
1 16 (17.98%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Retail
3 10 (11.24%) Manufacturing
4 8 (8.99%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.62%) Automotive
5 5 (5.62%) Legal
5 5 (5.62%) Marketing
6 4 (4.49%) Publishing
7 2 (2.25%) Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Advertising
8 1 (1.12%) Arabic Language
8 1 (1.12%) Front Office
8 1 (1.12%) Local Government
8 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (31.46%) Analyst
2 17 (19.10%) Developer
3 11 (12.36%) CRM Developer
4 8 (8.99%) Consultant
4 8 (8.99%) IT Engineer
4 8 (8.99%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Data Analyst
5 7 (7.87%) Facilities Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) IT Support
6 5 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) ETL Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (4.49%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.49%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Senior Security Consultant
7 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.61%) COM
2 11 (12.36%) JSON
2 11 (12.36%) XML
3 10 (11.24%) HTML
4 8 (8.99%) CSS
5 6 (6.74%) .NET
6 3 (3.37%) MDX
7 2 (2.25%) Cocoa
7 2 (2.25%) Core Animation
7 2 (2.25%) Core Data
7 2 (2.25%) iOS SDK
7 2 (2.25%) iPhone SDK
7 2 (2.25%) J2EE
7 2 (2.25%) Middleware
7 2 (2.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.12%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.12%) Ajax
8 1 (1.12%) SAP CAF
8 1 (1.12%) Servlets
8 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.48%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.99%) Data Centre
3 5 (5.62%) iPhone
4 4 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 4 (4.49%) NHS
5 3 (3.37%) HTC Vive
5 3 (3.37%) iPad
5 3 (3.37%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.25%) Animation
6 2 (2.25%) PMI
6 2 (2.25%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.12%) Clustering
7 1 (1.12%) CMDB
7 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (37.08%) Windows
2 9 (10.11%) Unix
3 8 (8.99%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.74%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.49%) Linux
5 4 (4.49%) Windows 8
5 4 (4.49%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
6 3 (3.37%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.25%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.25%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.47%) Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) CRM
2 14 (15.73%) ITIL
3 13 (14.61%) Data Management
4 12 (13.48%) Case Management
4 12 (13.48%) Document Management
5 11 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (12.36%) Analytics
6 10 (11.24%) B2C
7 9 (10.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.99%) ETL
8 8 (8.99%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.87%) Data Analysis
9 7 (7.87%) Information Management
9 7 (7.87%) Programme Management
10 6 (6.74%) Data Modelling
10 6 (6.74%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.74%) Project Management
10 6 (6.74%) TDD
11 5 (5.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.22%) SQL
2 14 (15.73%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) Java
4 8 (8.99%) PHP
5 6 (6.74%) C#
6 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.37%) VBA
7 3 (3.37%) VBScript
8 2 (2.25%) Apple Swift
8 2 (2.25%) C
8 2 (2.25%) C++
8 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.12%) Perl
9 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.12%) R
9 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.85%) Degree
2 6 (6.74%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.49%) CISA
3 4 (4.49%) CISM
3 4 (4.49%) CISSP
3 4 (4.49%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.37%) MOS
5 2 (2.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.25%) PMP
5 2 (2.25%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.12%) CCNA
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.12%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.12%) ISEB
6 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.12%) MCITP
6 1 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (1.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.37%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) Def Stans
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS
3 1 (1.12%) IFRS 9
3 1 (1.12%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 17 (19.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.12%) Docker
3 1 (1.12%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.12%) Xen
3 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.25%) SCCM
2 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.12%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (61.80%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.09%) Oracle
3 16 (17.98%) SAP
4 15 (16.85%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (14.61%) Infor
6 11 (12.36%) Adobe
7 9 (10.11%) Citrix
8 5 (5.62%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.49%) Apple
10 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
10 3 (3.37%) MobileIron
10 3 (3.37%) VMware
11 2 (2.25%) Autodesk
11 2 (2.25%) BMC
11 2 (2.25%) HP
11 2 (2.25%) IBM
12 1 (1.12%) Cisco
12 1 (1.12%) Google
12 1 (1.12%) NetApp
12 1 (1.12%) Teradata
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