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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / England
Rank 33 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2275 2751 2944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.51% 5.77% 6.18%
As % of the Applications category 52.87% 52.47% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1413 1619 1658
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £172 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 251 277
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.61 £15.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% +3.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.40 £28.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
4303 5243 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.42% 11.00% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2629 3127 3208
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 481 561
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.10 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -6 915 £413 +8.55% 351
South East -4 486 £359 +7.89% 187
West Midlands +5 149 £325 -7.14% 80
South West +1 147 £338 +3.84% 57
East of England -1 142 £300 -21.31% 88
North West 0 133 £363 +11.53% 110
Yorkshire -3 130 £350 +16.66% 67
North East +14 82 £350 +21.73% 18
East Midlands +1 71 £325 - 40
Midlands 0 8 £450 +13.20%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 3261 (66.43%) Microsoft
2 1505 (30.66%) MS Office
3 1343 (27.36%) Windows
4 1183 (24.10%) Finance
5 1028 (20.94%) SQL
6 951 (19.37%) SQL Server
7 866 (17.64%) MS PowerPoint
8 826 (16.83%) Active Directory
9 778 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
10 743 (15.14%) Project Management
11 733 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
12 636 (12.96%) Security Cleared
13 632 (12.87%) ITIL
14 629 (12.81%) MS Project
15 573 (11.67%) SharePoint
16 527 (10.74%) .NET
17 513 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
18 476 (9.70%) Degree
19 455 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
20 452 (9.21%) PRINCE2
21 449 (9.15%) C#
22 447 (9.11%) MS Visio
23 429 (8.74%) Migration
24 427 (8.70%) Oracle
25 416 (8.47%) CRM
26 398 (8.11%) SC Cleared
27 397 (8.09%) Windows Server
28 371 (7.56%) Banking
29 367 (7.48%) Office 365
30 362 (7.37%) PMO

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
1 573 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 231 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 177 (3.61%) Skype for Business
4 119 (2.42%) IIS
5 110 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
6 98 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 76 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 61 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 60 (1.22%) SAS
10 57 (1.16%) WebSphere
11 52 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 44 (0.90%) CMS
12 44 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (0.81%) IBM Notes
14 38 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 36 (0.73%) Confluence
16 32 (0.65%) Tomcat
17 30 (0.61%) Apache
18 27 (0.55%) MS Project Server
19 23 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1505 (30.66%) MS Office
2 866 (17.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 629 (12.81%) MS Project
4 447 (9.11%) MS Visio
5 90 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
6 24 (0.49%) Photoshop
7 20 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.26%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.24%) SPSS
10 10 (0.20%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 7 (0.14%) InDesign
12 7 (0.14%) Open Workbench
13 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.041%) Adobe Captivate
14 2 (0.041%) Camtasia
14 2 (0.041%) Revit
15 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.020%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.020%) Stata
Business Applications
1 331 (6.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 66 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 55 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 31 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
5 19 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
6 15 (0.31%) Primavera
7 14 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 11 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
8 11 (0.22%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
10 9 (0.18%) Oracle Receivables
10 9 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
11 8 (0.16%) SAP BPC
11 8 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
12 7 (0.14%) Unica
12 7 (0.14%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.12%) CA PPM
13 6 (0.12%) FastStats
13 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
14 5 (0.10%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 367 (7.48%) Office 365
2 361 (7.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (2.83%) IaaS
4 134 (2.73%) SaaS
5 114 (2.32%) PaaS
6 93 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
7 54 (1.10%) Yammer
8 36 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 25 (0.51%) OneDrive
10 23 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 15 (0.31%) SuccessFactors
13 12 (0.24%) HP Helion
14 11 (0.22%) GitHub
15 10 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
16 9 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
17 8 (0.16%) Boomi
18 7 (0.14%) Google Drive
19 6 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 184 (3.75%) DNS
2 148 (3.01%) Firewall
3 134 (2.73%) LAN
4 131 (2.67%) TCP/IP
5 126 (2.57%) WAN
6 125 (2.55%) DHCP
7 105 (2.14%) Internet
8 102 (2.08%) Skype
9 89 (1.81%) SAN
9 89 (1.81%) VPN
10 74 (1.51%) Wireless
11 68 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
12 53 (1.08%) VoIP
13 45 (0.92%) LTE
14 44 (0.90%) Network Security
15 42 (0.86%) HTTP
16 35 (0.71%) NAS
16 35 (0.71%) VoLTE
17 30 (0.61%) Intranet
18 25 (0.51%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (19.37%) SQL Server
2 317 (6.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 309 (6.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 217 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 197 (4.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 177 (3.61%) MS Access
7 172 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 127 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 108 (2.20%) Relational Database
10 95 (1.94%) Power BI
11 75 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 69 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
13 63 (1.28%) MySQL
13 63 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
14 52 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
14 52 (1.06%) QlikView
15 51 (1.04%) Data Mining
16 46 (0.94%) Hadoop
16 46 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
17 41 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 155 (3.16%) JIRA
2 153 (3.12%) Visual Studio
3 139 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 39 (0.79%) Subversion
6 33 (0.67%) Selenium
7 32 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 27 (0.55%) NUnit
9 25 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
10 24 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 22 (0.45%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.41%) Eclipse
13 19 (0.39%) Maven
14 16 (0.33%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.26%) Ant
15 13 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
16 12 (0.24%) SpecFlow
17 11 (0.22%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (0.22%) SoapUI
18 9 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1183 (24.10%) Finance
2 371 (7.56%) Banking
3 253 (5.15%) Retail
4 234 (4.77%) Telecoms
5 163 (3.32%) Marketing
6 142 (2.89%) Legal
7 117 (2.38%) Advertising
8 97 (1.98%) Investment Banking
9 90 (1.83%) Manufacturing
10 75 (1.53%) Law
11 65 (1.32%) Back Office
11 65 (1.32%) Front Office
12 43 (0.88%) Publishing
13 37 (0.75%) Financial Institution
14 35 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
15 33 (0.67%) Billing
16 32 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 31 (0.63%) Military
18 30 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
18 30 (0.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1205 (24.55%) Analyst
2 782 (15.93%) Developer
3 324 (6.60%) Project Manager
4 292 (5.95%) Architect
5 284 (5.79%) Consultant
6 230 (4.69%) Business Analyst
7 221 (4.50%) Administrator
8 203 (4.14%) Support Analyst
8 203 (4.14%) Support Engineer
9 195 (3.97%) Service Analyst
10 169 (3.44%) .NET Developer
11 167 (3.40%) Data Analyst
12 165 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
13 150 (3.06%) SQL Developer
14 138 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
15 133 (2.71%) IT Support
16 104 (2.12%) Desktop Support
16 104 (2.12%) IT Analyst
17 103 (2.10%) Business Intelligence Developer
18 98 (2.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 527 (10.74%) .NET
2 215 (4.38%) HTML
3 185 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 160 (3.26%) XML
5 158 (3.22%) CSS
6 150 (3.06%) Web Services
7 94 (1.91%) .NET Framework
8 86 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
9 75 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
10 74 (1.51%) WCF
11 71 (1.45%) AngularJS
12 70 (1.43%) jQuery
13 61 (1.24%) COM
14 54 (1.10%) HTML5
15 51 (1.04%) REST
16 47 (0.96%) Entity Framework
17 46 (0.94%) Middleware
18 44 (0.90%) JSON
19 43 (0.88%) WPF
20 38 (0.77%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 733 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 181 (3.69%) Data Centre
4 118 (2.40%) Computer Science
5 78 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 75 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 67 (1.36%) User Experience
8 51 (1.04%) Smartphone
9 48 (0.98%) e-Learning
10 47 (0.96%) Equities
11 42 (0.86%) NHS
11 42 (0.86%) Virtual Team
12 36 (0.73%) Fixed Income
12 36 (0.73%) Mobile App
13 34 (0.69%) Clustering
14 33 (0.67%) Derivative
15 32 (0.65%) Data Structures
16 29 (0.59%) Replication
17 28 (0.57%) Client/Server
17 28 (0.57%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1343 (27.36%) Windows
2 397 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 349 (7.11%) Windows 7
4 304 (6.19%) Linux
5 234 (4.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 214 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 169 (3.44%) Unix
8 161 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 119 (2.42%) Windows XP
10 102 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
11 95 (1.94%) Windows 8
12 71 (1.45%) Android
13 59 (1.20%) AIX
14 56 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 53 (1.08%) Windows 2000
16 52 (1.06%) Apple iOS
17 39 (0.79%) Mac OS X
18 30 (0.61%) Solaris
19 14 (0.29%) Windows Vista
19 14 (0.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
2 743 (15.14%) Project Management
3 632 (12.87%) ITIL
4 513 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 455 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
6 452 (9.21%) PRINCE2
7 429 (8.74%) Migration
8 416 (8.47%) CRM
9 325 (6.62%) Change Management
10 274 (5.58%) Data Analysis
11 244 (4.97%) Service Management
12 228 (4.64%) Data Management
13 221 (4.50%) Analytics
14 195 (3.97%) Business Analysis
15 194 (3.95%) ETL
16 192 (3.91%) Scrum
17 191 (3.89%) Data Modelling
18 190 (3.87%) Programme Management
19 184 (3.75%) MVC
20 182 (3.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1028 (20.94%) SQL
2 449 (9.15%) C#
3 240 (4.89%) T-SQL
4 235 (4.79%) JavaScript
5 217 (4.42%) VBA
6 183 (3.73%) PowerShell
7 154 (3.14%) Java
8 150 (3.06%) C
9 103 (2.10%) Python
9 103 (2.10%) VB
10 58 (1.18%) C++
11 54 (1.10%) VB.NET
12 53 (1.08%) Perl
13 37 (0.75%) Shell Script
14 35 (0.71%) PHP
14 35 (0.71%) R
15 30 (0.61%) VBScript
16 28 (0.57%) PL/SQL
17 22 (0.45%) Scala
18 21 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 636 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 476 (9.70%) Degree
3 398 (8.11%) SC Cleared
4 192 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 136 (2.77%) DV Cleared
6 117 (2.38%) MCSE
7 89 (1.81%) ITIL Certification
8 80 (1.63%) PMP
9 63 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
10 57 (1.16%) PMI Certification
11 50 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 49 (1.00%) ISEB
13 44 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
14 42 (0.86%) CCNA
15 40 (0.81%) MCITP
15 40 (0.81%) MCP
16 38 (0.77%) ISTQB
16 38 (0.77%) MCSA
17 30 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 28 (0.57%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 362 (7.37%) PMO
2 201 (4.09%) SLA
3 151 (3.08%) QA
4 93 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 49 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
6 36 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 26 (0.53%) COBIT
8 21 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.37%) JSP 440
10 16 (0.33%) PCI DSS
11 11 (0.22%) ISO27002
11 11 (0.22%) MiFID
12 10 (0.20%) Basel III
12 10 (0.20%) ISO 9001
13 7 (0.14%) Def Stans
14 6 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 6 (0.12%) EMIR
14 6 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.12%) P3O
15 5 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 826 (16.83%) Active Directory
2 226 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (2.30%) Hyper-V
4 62 (1.26%) vSphere
5 49 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
6 46 (0.94%) XenApp
7 23 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 22 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
8 22 (0.45%) VMware ESX
9 21 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
10 20 (0.41%) Docker
11 18 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
12 17 (0.35%) NFS
12 17 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
13 16 (0.33%) XenServer
14 13 (0.26%) Oracle RAC
15 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 12 (0.24%) Terminal Services
16 9 (0.18%) KVM
16 9 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 164 (3.34%) SCCM
2 41 (0.84%) SCOM
3 26 (0.53%) Puppet
4 25 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 20 (0.41%) Backup Exec
5 20 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.33%) Ansible
6 16 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 16 (0.33%) WSUS
7 15 (0.31%) AirWatch
7 15 (0.31%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 14 (0.29%) NetBackup
9 13 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 12 (0.24%) HP SiteScope
10 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (0.24%) Nagios
10 12 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
10 12 (0.24%) WMI
11 9 (0.18%) Data Guard
12 8 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3261 (66.43%) Microsoft
2 427 (8.70%) Oracle
3 331 (6.74%) VMware
4 266 (5.42%) SAP
5 213 (4.34%) Citrix
6 207 (4.22%) Cisco
7 150 (3.06%) HP
8 123 (2.51%) Remedy
9 119 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 72 (1.47%) Google
10 72 (1.47%) IBM
11 69 (1.41%) Apple
12 63 (1.28%) Dell
13 62 (1.26%) Red Hat
14 56 (1.14%) Adobe
15 50 (1.02%) Tableau
16 49 (1.00%) Infor
17 45 (0.92%) CheckPoint
18 44 (0.90%) ServiceNow
19 42 (0.86%) Ericsson
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