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 18 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 7 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.38% 16.46% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 59.26% 52.00% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 7
Average daily rate
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£408 £301 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.54% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £199 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £487 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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 Croydon region.

Applications Category
Croydon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.96% 31.65% 16.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 19
Average daily rate £400 £331 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -16.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £111 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £432 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 2014.

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 18 September 2014, 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 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 10 (43.48%) Finance
3 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
4 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 6 (26.09%) MS Project
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
5 5 (21.74%) Project Management
5 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) C#
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) Northgate
7 3 (13.04%) NUnit
7 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
7 3 (13.04%) OO
7 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
7 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) MVC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (26.09%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) VoIP
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) FTP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) TACACS
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
1 3 (13.04%) NUnit
2 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Excel Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) WinForms
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) WF
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) jQuery
4 1 (4.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (4.35%) Social Network
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) PRINCE2
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (8.70%) Document Management
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) OOD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) BCP
5 2 (8.70%) MVC
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.35%) Java
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) APMP
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) ISEB
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
1 1 (4.35%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) HP
3 3 (13.04%) Northgate
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Sun
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Mitel
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