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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 9 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.86% 8.64% 4.88%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 43.75% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 1
Average daily rate
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£406 £408 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.36% +51.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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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
20 16 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 19.61% 19.75% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 17
Average daily rate £400 £279 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.36% -37.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £103 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £423 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 21 (61.76%) MS Office
1 21 (61.76%) Project Management
2 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 20 (58.82%) MS Project
3 19 (55.88%) PRINCE2
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 12 (35.29%) Finance
6 10 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
7 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 7 (20.59%) Critical Path Analysis
9 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.71%) C#
10 5 (14.71%) SQL
10 5 (14.71%) .NET
10 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 5 (14.71%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (14.71%) Degree
10 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
11 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (11.76%) APMP
11 4 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
11 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (11.76%) MCTS
11 4 (11.76%) ISEB
11 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (11.76%) MVC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (5.88%) MS Project Server
1 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SAS
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (61.76%) MS Office
2 20 (58.82%) MS Project
3 6 (17.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.94%) SPSS
5 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) DNS
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
2 2 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Visual Studio
1 3 (8.82%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (2.94%) MSTest
General
1 12 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) French Language
2 1 (2.94%) Spanish Language
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Developer
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 2 (5.88%) Programme Planner
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Support Officer
5 1 (2.94%) Planning Manager
5 1 (2.94%) PMO Manager
5 1 (2.94%) Programme Office Support
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Portfolio Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) .NET
1 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (8.82%) WinForms
3 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) WF
5 1 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) UNIX
2 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) Project Management
2 19 (55.88%) PRINCE2
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 10 (29.41%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (20.59%) Critical Path Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
7 4 (11.76%) MVC
8 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (5.88%) Change Control
9 2 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) C#
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) VBA
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 4 (11.76%) APMP
3 4 (11.76%) MCTS
3 4 (11.76%) ISEB
3 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) P3O
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
2 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Cognos
3 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
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