The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crawley region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 20.22% 6.21% 3.13%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 47.83% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £355 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.04% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Crawley region.

Applications Category
Crawley
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
36 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crawley 40.45% 12.99% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 16
Average daily rate £225 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £185 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £28.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Crawley

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Crawley

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Crawley region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Crawley

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Crawley

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Crawley

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (50.00%) MS Office
3 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
4 14 (36.84%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
6 7 (18.42%) Project Management
6 7 (18.42%) Cisco
6 7 (18.42%) ITIL
7 6 (15.79%) SQL
8 5 (13.16%) MS Project
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
8 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.16%) Information Security
8 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
8 5 (13.16%) Degree
8 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.53%) Lync
9 4 (10.53%) Change Control
9 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
9 4 (10.53%) VMware
9 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (7.89%) Java
10 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
10 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.89%) Finance
10 3 (7.89%) Service Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Crawley by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crawley 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 4 (10.53%) Lync
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
2 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) CICS
Applications
1 19 (50.00%) MS Office
2 5 (13.16%) MS Project
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) VoIP
2 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (5.26%) SAN
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
4 1 (2.63%) Firewall
4 1 (2.63%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.63%) WAN
4 1 (2.63%) DHCP
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) ADSL
4 1 (2.63%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 3 (7.89%) Subversion
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.26%) Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support
7 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) jQuery
2 2 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Video Conferencing
1 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) iPhone
2 2 (5.26%) iPad
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Android
4 2 (5.26%) UNIX
4 2 (5.26%) Windows Phone
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.63%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.42%) Project Management
1 7 (18.42%) ITIL
2 5 (13.16%) Information Security
2 5 (13.16%) Incident Management
3 4 (10.53%) Change Control
4 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
4 3 (7.89%) QMS
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.89%) Service Management
5 2 (5.26%) ERP
5 2 (5.26%) Migration
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.26%) Android Development
5 2 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 2 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Degree
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Lotus
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
4 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) Avaya
5 1 (2.63%) Juniper
5 1 (2.63%) SAP
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy
5 1 (2.63%) Primavera
5 1 (2.63%) Apple
5 1 (2.63%) Northgate
5 1 (2.63%) ProCurve
5 1 (2.63%) Riverbed