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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 13 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.28% 6.88% 17.27%
As % of the Applications category 20.45% 54.17% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 23
Median daily rate £313 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.01%
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
44 24 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 16.06% 12.70% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 35
Median daily rate £325 £375 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £730 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
3 4 (26.67%) MS Project
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Critical Path Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Local Government
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) GIS
4 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 3 (20.00%) Power BI
4 3 (20.00%) Analytics
4 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Office 365
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Windows
5 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Programme Management

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 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
3 2 (13.33%) MS Office
3 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (6.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) MPLS
1 1 (6.67%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) GIS
1 3 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (6.67%) MS Access
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
1 4 (26.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 3 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.67%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) Project Office Coordinator
4 1 (6.67%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Service Transition Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SharePoint Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
1 1 (6.67%) XML
1 1 (6.67%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (6.67%) iPad
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Social Media
1 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
1 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Critical Path Analysis
2 3 (20.00%) Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (20.00%) CRM
2 3 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 3 (20.00%) Dependency Management
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ERP
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Sun
3 1 (6.67%) VMware