The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 28 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2828 3252 3699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.70% 6.16% 7.01%
As % of the Applications category 52.79% 53.90% 52.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1721 1872 1987
Median daily rate £368 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 330 335
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.00 £15.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.60% -1.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.10 £31.44 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
MS Excel
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5357 6033 7004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.80% 11.44% 13.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3172 3587 3907
Median daily rate £350 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £166 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £517 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 488 592 702
Median hourly rate £16.44 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.04% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.03 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the England region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in England

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the England region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in England

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in England

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 1137 £402 +0.37% 267
South East +1 587 £350 +3.70% 175
North West -4 192 £375 +7.91% 99
West Midlands -7 189 £360 +16.12% 87
South West -1 187 £278 -13.55% 75
East of England +5 163 £350 +20.68% 71
Yorkshire -12 149 £325 -5.79% 51
East Midlands -10 108 £338 +8.87% 36
North East -5 92 £350 +16.66% 17
Midlands -4 4 £500 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 3806 (66.43%) Microsoft
2 1928 (33.65%) MS Office
3 1652 (28.84%) Windows
4 1377 (24.04%) Finance
5 1233 (21.52%) SQL
6 1154 (20.14%) Active Directory
7 1026 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 1022 (17.84%) SQL Server
9 884 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
10 863 (15.06%) Project Management
11 820 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
12 781 (13.63%) ITIL
13 699 (12.20%) .NET
14 677 (11.82%) SharePoint
15 660 (11.52%) Security Cleared
16 612 (10.68%) Windows Server
17 601 (10.49%) MS Project
18 576 (10.05%) C#
19 574 (10.02%) MS Visio
20 529 (9.23%) Oracle
21 520 (9.08%) Degree
22 494 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
23 486 (8.48%) CRM
24 463 (8.08%) Migration
25 442 (7.72%) VMware
25 442 (7.72%) SC Cleared
26 438 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
27 436 (7.61%) Windows 7
28 433 (7.56%) Citrix
29 420 (7.33%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 677 (11.82%) SharePoint
2 309 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 200 (3.49%) IIS
4 193 (3.37%) Skype for Business
5 116 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 109 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
7 86 (1.50%) CMS
8 77 (1.34%) IBM Notes
9 68 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 67 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 58 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
12 56 (0.98%) Apache
13 55 (0.96%) WebSphere
14 52 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
15 48 (0.84%) SAS
16 38 (0.66%) Confluence
16 38 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
17 36 (0.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 34 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
19 25 (0.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1928 (33.65%) MS Office
2 1026 (17.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 601 (10.49%) MS Project
4 574 (10.02%) MS Visio
5 106 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 42 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 23 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.30%) Open Workbench
9 13 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.23%) InfoPath
10 12 (0.21%) Acrobat
11 11 (0.19%) SPSS
12 9 (0.16%) InDesign
13 3 (0.052%) CATIA
14 2 (0.035%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.035%) ProjectWise
14 2 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
14 2 (0.035%) Stata
15 1 (0.017%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 324 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 88 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
6 23 (0.40%) Primavera
7 20 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 17 (0.30%) Eloqua
9 13 (0.23%) assyst
10 12 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 12 (0.21%) SAP FI
11 11 (0.19%) Maximo
11 11 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
12 9 (0.16%) WebTrends
13 8 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 8 (0.14%) SAP hybris
14 7 (0.12%) Beauchamp
Cloud Services
1 389 (6.79%) Office 365
2 312 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (1.87%) IaaS
4 94 (1.64%) PaaS
4 94 (1.64%) SaaS
5 90 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
6 52 (0.91%) Yammer
7 35 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.44%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.30%) OneDrive
11 15 (0.26%) Boomi
12 13 (0.23%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (0.21%) HP Helion
14 10 (0.17%) Google Apps
15 7 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.12%) GitHub
16 6 (0.10%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 5 (0.087%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 280 (4.89%) DNS
2 244 (4.26%) Firewall
3 224 (3.91%) DHCP
4 222 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 173 (3.02%) Internet
6 138 (2.41%) SAN
7 131 (2.29%) VPN
8 115 (2.01%) WAN
9 108 (1.89%) LAN
10 103 (1.80%) Network Security
11 98 (1.71%) Wireless
12 95 (1.66%) Skype
13 70 (1.22%) HTTP
14 55 (0.96%) LDAP
15 54 (0.94%) SSL
16 49 (0.86%) Intranet
16 49 (0.86%) VoIP
17 47 (0.82%) Cisco ASA
18 40 (0.70%) Remote Desktop
18 40 (0.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1022 (17.84%) SQL Server
2 297 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 275 (4.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 224 (3.91%) Data Warehouse
5 160 (2.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 158 (2.76%) MS Access
7 147 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 132 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
9 130 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
10 95 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
11 91 (1.59%) Oracle Database
12 76 (1.33%) Power BI
13 74 (1.29%) SQL Server 2014
14 61 (1.06%) Data Mining
14 61 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
15 53 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
16 50 (0.87%) QlikView
16 50 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 45 (0.79%) MySQL
18 42 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 193 (3.37%) Visual Studio
2 191 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 141 (2.46%) JIRA
4 57 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 53 (0.93%) Selenium
6 48 (0.84%) Subversion
7 47 (0.82%) Git (software)
8 42 (0.73%) SpecFlow
9 39 (0.68%) TeamCity
10 33 (0.58%) MSI
10 33 (0.58%) NUnit
11 28 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 24 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (0.40%) MSBuild
14 21 (0.37%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.31%) SoapUI
16 17 (0.30%) Sonatype Nexus
17 16 (0.28%) Maven
17 16 (0.28%) TestComplete
18 14 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 1377 (24.04%) Finance
2 400 (6.98%) Banking
3 266 (4.64%) Telecoms
4 247 (4.31%) Retail
5 215 (3.75%) Marketing
6 116 (2.02%) Manufacturing
7 114 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 110 (1.92%) Legal
9 102 (1.78%) Advertising
10 96 (1.68%) Law
11 80 (1.40%) Back Office
12 55 (0.96%) Billing
13 52 (0.91%) Front Office
14 51 (0.89%) French Language
15 49 (0.86%) Publishing
16 48 (0.84%) German Language
17 45 (0.79%) Financial Institution
18 29 (0.51%) Electronics
19 28 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
20 27 (0.47%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1424 (24.86%) Analyst
2 794 (13.86%) Developer
3 402 (7.02%) Project Manager
4 332 (5.80%) Architect
5 285 (4.97%) Consultant
6 284 (4.96%) Service Analyst
7 265 (4.63%) Business Analyst
8 256 (4.47%) Support Engineer
9 240 (4.19%) Administrator
10 235 (4.10%) .NET Developer
11 233 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
12 230 (4.01%) Support Analyst
13 167 (2.91%) C# Developer
14 166 (2.90%) Data Analyst
15 150 (2.62%) SQL Developer
16 145 (2.53%) 2nd Line Support
17 142 (2.48%) Desktop Support
18 141 (2.46%) IT Analyst
19 133 (2.32%) Solutions Architect
20 125 (2.18%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (12.20%) .NET
2 294 (5.13%) HTML
3 247 (4.31%) ASP.NET
4 228 (3.98%) CSS
5 220 (3.84%) XML
6 202 (3.53%) Web Services
7 159 (2.78%) .NET Framework
8 135 (2.36%) jQuery
9 92 (1.61%) HTML5
10 90 (1.57%) Middleware
11 76 (1.33%) REST
12 74 (1.29%) SOAP
13 71 (1.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 71 (1.24%) WCF
14 65 (1.13%) AngularJS
15 55 (0.96%) COM
16 52 (0.91%) Ajax
17 45 (0.79%) XSLT
18 44 (0.77%) JSON
19 41 (0.72%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 820 (14.31%) Analytical Skills
2 354 (6.18%) Management Information System
3 227 (3.96%) Data Centre
4 180 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 127 (2.22%) Blackberry
6 105 (1.83%) Clustering
7 78 (1.36%) User Experience
8 63 (1.10%) NHS
9 57 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 56 (0.98%) Mobile App
11 55 (0.96%) Smartphone
11 55 (0.96%) Visualisation
12 53 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 51 (0.89%) PKI
14 50 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 50 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 45 (0.79%) Statistics
16 44 (0.77%) Client/Server
17 43 (0.75%) Replication
18 42 (0.73%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1652 (28.84%) Windows
2 612 (10.68%) Windows Server
3 436 (7.61%) Windows 7
4 346 (6.04%) Linux
5 283 (4.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 248 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 189 (3.30%) Unix
8 153 (2.67%) Windows 8
9 146 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 138 (2.41%) Windows 10
11 106 (1.85%) Windows XP
12 101 (1.76%) Apple iOS
13 76 (1.33%) Android
14 52 (0.91%) Mac OS X
15 48 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 42 (0.73%) Solaris
17 20 (0.35%) CentOS
18 18 (0.31%) AIX
19 17 (0.30%) Mac OS
20 15 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
2 863 (15.06%) Project Management
3 781 (13.63%) ITIL
4 494 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
5 486 (8.48%) CRM
6 463 (8.08%) Migration
7 438 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
8 420 (7.33%) PRINCE2
9 358 (6.25%) Change Management
10 259 (4.52%) Data Analysis
11 257 (4.49%) Business Analysis
12 234 (4.08%) Service Management
13 220 (3.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 217 (3.79%) Scrum
15 211 (3.68%) Waterfall
16 203 (3.54%) Analytics
16 203 (3.54%) Data Management
17 202 (3.53%) SDLC
18 201 (3.51%) Incident Management
19 186 (3.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1233 (21.52%) SQL
2 576 (10.05%) C#
3 340 (5.93%) PowerShell
4 313 (5.46%) JavaScript
5 291 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 239 (4.17%) Java
7 228 (3.98%) VBA
8 171 (2.98%) VB
9 136 (2.37%) C
10 101 (1.76%) Python
11 77 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 76 (1.33%) VBScript
13 69 (1.20%) C++
13 69 (1.20%) Perl
14 67 (1.17%) Shell Script
15 64 (1.12%) PL/SQL
16 40 (0.70%) PHP
17 25 (0.44%) R
18 20 (0.35%) Ruby
19 16 (0.28%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 660 (11.52%) Security Cleared
2 520 (9.08%) Degree
3 442 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 313 (5.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 170 (2.97%) MCSE
6 126 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
7 119 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
8 102 (1.78%) MCP
9 100 (1.75%) CCNA
10 98 (1.71%) DV Cleared
11 83 (1.45%) MCSA
12 78 (1.36%) ISEB
13 76 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
14 73 (1.27%) PMI Certification
15 68 (1.19%) ISTQB
16 63 (1.10%) CISSP
17 48 (0.84%) PMP
18 47 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
19 43 (0.75%) CCNP
20 40 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.08%) SLA
2 182 (3.18%) QA
3 102 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 56 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 47 (0.82%) Disclosure Scotland
6 26 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.40%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.28%) ISO 9000
9 15 (0.26%) COBIT
10 12 (0.21%) ISO 9001
11 11 (0.19%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.16%) Basel III
12 9 (0.16%) MiFID
13 7 (0.12%) Def Stans
13 7 (0.12%) GAAP
14 6 (0.10%) GxP
14 6 (0.10%) P3O
14 6 (0.10%) SAS 70
15 5 (0.087%) COSO
15 5 (0.087%) RMADS
System Software
1 1154 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 290 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 124 (2.16%) Hyper-V
4 91 (1.59%) XenApp
5 87 (1.52%) vSphere
6 59 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 47 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
9 42 (0.73%) Terminal Services
10 37 (0.65%) VMware ESX
11 29 (0.51%) XenDesktop
12 28 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.42%) NFS
14 22 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
15 20 (0.35%) Docker
15 20 (0.35%) Firmware
16 17 (0.30%) XenServer
17 16 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
18 14 (0.24%) Xen
19 13 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 261 (4.56%) SCCM
2 137 (2.39%) SCOM
3 56 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
4 51 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
5 42 (0.73%) WSUS
6 41 (0.72%) Puppet
7 40 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 31 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 28 (0.49%) Tivoli
10 25 (0.44%) OpenView
10 25 (0.44%) Perfmon
11 23 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (0.38%) AirWatch
12 22 (0.38%) MOM
12 22 (0.38%) Nagios
13 21 (0.37%) HP SiteScope
13 21 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 19 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 18 (0.31%) HP SIM
15 18 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3806 (66.43%) Microsoft
2 529 (9.23%) Oracle
3 442 (7.72%) VMware
4 433 (7.56%) Citrix
5 295 (5.15%) SAP
6 280 (4.89%) Cisco
7 265 (4.63%) HP
8 131 (2.29%) Salesforce.com
9 130 (2.27%) Remedy
10 102 (1.78%) IBM
11 88 (1.54%) Dell
12 82 (1.43%) CheckPoint
13 77 (1.34%) Lotus
14 73 (1.27%) Google
15 72 (1.26%) Red Hat
16 67 (1.17%) Apple
17 65 (1.13%) ServiceNow
18 59 (1.03%) Tableau
19 55 (0.96%) Adobe
19 55 (0.96%) Intel Security
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Websense Recruit Ltd
Rate: From £17,797 to £20,837 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
24 Seven
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £1 per annum + Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Durham, County Durham
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Square One Resources
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: Market Rates Apply
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £475 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £167 - £168 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £11.07 - £12.30 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
New Malden, Surrey
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £14.00 - £17.00 per hour
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Spring Technology
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Talent International
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
EdenChase Associates
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday