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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 14 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 14.16% 8.20% 7.29%
As % of the Applications category 55.17% 47.62% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate
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£400 £408 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +43.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £192 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £420 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
29 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 25.66% 17.21% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 16
Average daily rate £400 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -17.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £105 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £506 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 24 (63.16%) MS Office
2 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) Project Management
3 20 (52.63%) MS Project
3 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
4 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (36.84%) Finance
6 12 (31.58%) ITIL
7 10 (26.32%) Strategic Planning
8 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 7 (18.42%) Degree
9 7 (18.42%) Critical Path Analysis
9 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (15.79%) Windows
10 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
10 6 (15.79%) C#
10 6 (15.79%) SQL
10 6 (15.79%) .NET
10 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (10.53%) ISEB
12 4 (10.53%) MVC
12 4 (10.53%) MCTS
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (10.53%) APMP
12 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (13.16%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (63.16%) MS Office
2 20 (52.63%) MS Project
3 6 (15.79%) MS Visio
3 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
4 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DHCP
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
2 2 (5.26%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) NUnit
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) French Language
2 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
2 5 (13.16%) Analyst
3 4 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Account Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.63%) Report Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.63%) Capability Manager
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Support Officer
6 1 (2.63%) Planning Manager
6 1 (2.63%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Programme Office Support
6 1 (2.63%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
4 3 (7.89%) WinForms
5 2 (5.26%) WCF
5 2 (5.26%) WF
6 1 (2.63%) jQuery
6 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Project Management
2 20 (52.63%) PRINCE2
3 15 (39.47%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (31.58%) ITIL
5 10 (26.32%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.53%) Agile Project Management
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
8 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.26%) OOD
9 2 (5.26%) OO
9 2 (5.26%) BCP
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) C#
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) VBA
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (10.53%) ISEB
4 4 (10.53%) MCTS
4 4 (10.53%) APMP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CBAP
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) P3O
2 1 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.26%) Business Objects
2 2 (5.26%) HP
2 2 (5.26%) Cisco
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Northgate
3 1 (2.63%) Cognos