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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 13 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.15% 6.86% 3.88%
As % of the Applications category 64.29% 36.84% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 2 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £196 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+103.82% -58.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £121 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £271 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
42 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 29.79% 18.63% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 12 14
Average daily rate £394 £350 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -16.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £104 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £514 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.32 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -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 24 October 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 24 October 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 21 (55.26%) MS Office
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) Project Management
2 18 (47.37%) MS Project
3 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 16 (42.11%) Finance
4 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (23.68%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) MS Visio
6 8 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
7 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (18.42%) Critical Path Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
7 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
9 4 (10.53%) HP
9 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (10.53%) .NET
9 4 (10.53%) C#
9 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
9 4 (10.53%) Windows
10 3 (7.89%) OO
10 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
10 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
10 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (7.89%) ISEB
10 3 (7.89%) MCTS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (18.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.26%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
3 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (55.26%) MS Office
2 18 (47.37%) MS Project
3 8 (21.05%) MS Visio
4 6 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.63%) PowerPivot
5 1 (2.63%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) TACACS
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) FTP
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) VoIP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.63%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
1 3 (7.89%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) MSTest
General
1 16 (42.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
3 1 (2.63%) French Language
3 1 (2.63%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.63%) Legal
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Developer
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
2 4 (10.53%) PMO Analyst
3 3 (7.89%) Report Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Programme Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Business Developer
3 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
3 3 (7.89%) Business Objects Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.26%) Excel Developer
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.63%) MI Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (2.63%) Planning Manager
5 1 (2.63%) Capability Manager
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (2.63%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) .NET
2 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (5.26%) XML
3 2 (5.26%) WinForms
3 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 2 (5.26%) WCF
3 2 (5.26%) WF
3 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (2.63%) jQuery
4 1 (2.63%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.89%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Clustering
3 1 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.63%) Social Network
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Project Management
2 16 (42.11%) PRINCE2
3 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (23.68%) ITIL
5 8 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (18.42%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.89%) OO
7 3 (7.89%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.89%) Coaching
8 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.26%) CRM
8 2 (5.26%) OOD
8 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 4 (10.53%) C#
3 2 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Java
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCTS
4 3 (7.89%) ISEB
4 3 (7.89%) APMP
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CBAP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.63%) CCNP
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
1 2 (5.26%) P3O
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (55.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Business Objects
2 4 (10.53%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) Northgate
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle
5 1 (2.63%) Cognos
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix
5 1 (2.63%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Mitel
5 1 (2.63%) Sun
Croydon, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £70.00 - £100.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago