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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 3 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 20.24% 14.74% 5.51%
As % of the Applications category 77.27% 48.28% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£363 £311 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.74% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £117 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £478 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £312
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -5.89%
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
22 29 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 26.19% 30.53% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 22
Average daily rate £350 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £105 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 August 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 27 August 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
3 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) Windows
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (21.74%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
6 4 (17.39%) HP
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Degree
7 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) Northgate
7 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
7 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.04%) Change Control
7 3 (13.04%) Project Management
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Business Objects
7 3 (13.04%) MS Project
7 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
7 3 (13.04%) SLA
7 3 (13.04%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) CRM
8 2 (8.70%) OOD
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) MS Project
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
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
1 2 (8.70%) NUnit
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Business Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Business Objects Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
4 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) MI Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Programme Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support
5 1 (4.35%) Capability Manager
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
2 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
2 2 (8.70%) WCF
2 2 (8.70%) WF
2 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XSL
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) SWIFT
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (4.35%) Social Network
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
1 3 (13.04%) OO
1 3 (13.04%) Project Management
1 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (13.04%) Change Control
2 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (8.70%) Document Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (8.70%) MVC
2 2 (8.70%) Scrum
2 2 (8.70%) CRM
2 2 (8.70%) OOD
2 2 (8.70%) BCP
3 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
3 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 3 (13.04%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) CCNP
3 1 (4.35%) CCNA
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) 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
Croydon
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago