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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 3.85% 10.71% 13.59%
As % of the Applications category 52.63% 46.88% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 9
Average daily rate £335 £460 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.17% +53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £171 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £518 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
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
19 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 7.31% 22.86% 25.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 18
Average daily rate £225 £438 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +12.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £21.00 - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Billing
4 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
5 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 3 (21.43%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) VBA
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) Java
6 2 (14.29%) ERP
6 2 (14.29%) XML
6 2 (14.29%) XSL
6 2 (14.29%) OO

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Croydon 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) PABX
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
2 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Capybara
1 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Local Government
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Billing Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Procurement Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Communications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSL
2 1 (7.14%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) CMDB
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.14%) EPoS
3 1 (7.14%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) CRM
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Data Entry
5 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 2 (14.29%) Information Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) VBA
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
2 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (7.14%) Ariba
4 1 (7.14%) Progress
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware