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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 8.40% 14.44% 12.12%
As % of the Applications category 41.67% 56.52% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 6
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £232 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £523 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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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
24 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.17% 25.56% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 8
Average daily rate £419 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.58% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
3 7 (35.00%) MS Project
3 7 (35.00%) Project Management
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) Windows
6 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.00%) ITIL
7 3 (15.00%) CRM
7 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 3 (15.00%) XML
7 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (10.00%) VMware
8 2 (10.00%) Change Management
8 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (10.00%) ISEB
8 2 (10.00%) Citrix
8 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 7 (35.00%) MS Project
3 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (5.00%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DHCP
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.00%) SSDT
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.00%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.00%) DataStage
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
3 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) ERwin
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) French Language
3 1 (5.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
3 1 (5.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (20.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Information Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Planner
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Customer Service Representative
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) XSL
4 1 (5.00%) Middleware
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Project Management
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
5 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Change Management
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Kimball Methodology
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (20.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) VBA
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) CBAP
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCTS
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
1 1 (5.00%) P3O
1 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.00%) XenApp
2 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Citrix
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) Cognos
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Business Objects
3 1 (5.00%) Cerner
3 1 (5.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Sun