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 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 4 7
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 6.82% 20.24% 14.58%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 77.27% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 12
Average daily rate
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£463 £363 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.58% +16.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £253 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £465 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
- +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
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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
27 22 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Croydon 15.34% 26.19% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 23
Average daily rate £418 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £255 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 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 August 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 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (56.00%) MS Office
3 12 (48.00%) MS Project
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
4 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
5 10 (40.00%) ITIL
5 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (28.00%) Strategic Planning
6 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Windows
8 5 (20.00%) MCTS
8 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (16.00%) vSphere
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) XenApp
9 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
9 4 (16.00%) Big Data
9 4 (16.00%) Coaching
9 4 (16.00%) Service Management
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
10 3 (12.00%) X-Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Office
2 12 (48.00%) MS Project
3 6 (24.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (4.00%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.00%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Big Data
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.00%) SSDT
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Project Planner
5 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) AWS Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) X-Windows
2 2 (8.00%) Ajax
2 2 (8.00%) JSON
2 2 (8.00%) jQuery
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
1 5 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) PRINCE2
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (28.00%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
5 5 (20.00%) Critical Path Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Coaching
6 4 (16.00%) Service Management
7 3 (12.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.00%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.00%) Change Control
9 1 (4.00%) Line Management
9 1 (4.00%) ITSM
9 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) C#
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
1 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (20.00%) MCTS
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) PMP
5 1 (4.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (16.00%) XenApp
1 4 (16.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (16.00%) vSphere
2 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.00%) Progress
5 1 (4.00%) Cerner
5 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
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