The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 41 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 2.51% 6.98% 16.46%
As % of the Applications category 18.92% 44.44% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 13
Median daily rate £300 £463 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.13% +15.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £329 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £545 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.03
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.52%
MS Excel
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Croydon region.

Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
37 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 13.26% 15.70% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Median daily rate £325 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £550 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Croydon region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
2 7 (38.89%) Finance
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) CRM
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) VBA
4 5 (27.78%) MS Project
4 5 (27.78%) MS Office
4 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
5 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Project Management
5 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 4 (22.22%) ERP
5 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
6 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
6 3 (16.67%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
6 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
6 3 (16.67%) Office 365
6 3 (16.67%) Sun
6 3 (16.67%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
6 3 (16.67%) XML
6 3 (16.67%) XSL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon 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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Visio
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) MS Project
3 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) LAN
1 1 (5.56%) MPLS
1 1 (5.56%) PABX
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) GIS
1 1 (5.56%) Power BI
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Local Government
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Billing Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.56%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Network Communications Manager
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Planner
4 1 (5.56%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) XML
1 3 (16.67%) XSL
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 3 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
3 2 (11.11%) CMDB
4 1 (5.56%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.56%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) CRM
2 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
3 4 (22.22%) Critical Path Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) ERP
3 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Dependency Management
4 3 (16.67%) Information Architecture
4 3 (16.67%) Information Management
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) TOGAF
4 3 (16.67%) Use Case
4 3 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 2 (11.11%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) VBA
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.56%) MCTS
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) ServiceNow
3 3 (16.67%) Sun
4 1 (5.56%) Facebook
4 1 (5.56%) Progress
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) VMware