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 4 May 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2974 3356 3298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.84% 6.62% 6.64%
As % of the Applications category 54.34% 53.42% 50.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1843 1899 1709
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 286 282
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
5473 6282 6496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.74% 12.39% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3388 3464 3474
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 608 650
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.97
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.65 £40.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -13 1165 £400 +3.22% 368
South East -6 713 £350 - 219
North West -6 245 £413 +27.15% 98
East of England +10 192 £350 +17.64% 70
West Midlands -10 174 £375 +15.38% 83
Yorkshire -10 159 £375 +15.38% 69
South West -6 152 £318 -9.28% 72
East Midlands -8 95 £306 +11.36% 34
North East -22 63 £310 +55.00% 14
Midlands -1 9 £325 -31.57% 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 3506 (62.06%) Microsoft
2 1865 (33.01%) MS Office
3 1503 (26.61%) Windows
4 1494 (26.45%) Finance
5 1299 (23.00%) SQL
6 1106 (19.58%) SQL Server
7 941 (16.66%) MS PowerPoint
8 928 (16.43%) Project Management
9 903 (15.99%) Active Directory
10 795 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
11 758 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
12 732 (12.96%) .NET
13 715 (12.66%) MS Project
14 689 (12.20%) ITIL
15 622 (11.01%) SharePoint
16 616 (10.90%) Security Cleared
17 589 (10.43%) C#
18 545 (9.65%) PRINCE2
19 530 (9.38%) Windows Server
20 524 (9.28%) CRM
21 494 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
22 492 (8.71%) Degree
23 491 (8.69%) Banking
24 489 (8.66%) MS Visio
25 485 (8.59%) Migration
26 483 (8.55%) Oracle
27 452 (8.00%) Windows 7
28 441 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
29 412 (7.29%) VMware
30 397 (7.03%) SC Cleared

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
1 622 (11.01%) SharePoint
2 309 (5.47%) MS Exchange
3 216 (3.82%) IIS
4 110 (1.95%) Skype for Business
5 91 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 78 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 69 (1.22%) WebSphere
8 61 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 60 (1.06%) SAS
10 57 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
11 47 (0.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 46 (0.81%) CMS
13 44 (0.78%) Confluence
13 44 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
14 43 (0.76%) Apache
14 43 (0.76%) IBM Notes
15 29 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
16 28 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
16 28 (0.50%) MS Project Server
17 26 (0.46%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1865 (33.01%) MS Office
2 941 (16.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 715 (12.66%) MS Project
4 489 (8.66%) MS Visio
5 116 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
6 44 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 35 (0.62%) Acrobat
8 18 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (0.30%) SPSS
10 14 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
11 11 (0.19%) Open Workbench
12 10 (0.18%) AutoCAD
12 10 (0.18%) InfoPath
13 8 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 8 (0.14%) PaintShop Pro
14 4 (0.071%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.071%) ProjectWise
15 3 (0.053%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
16 2 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 338 (5.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 74 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 38 (0.67%) Primavera
4 36 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
5 26 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
6 24 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 14 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
8 11 (0.19%) Maximo
9 10 (0.18%) ResourceLink
10 9 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
10 9 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
11 8 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (0.14%) Radian6
12 7 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
12 7 (0.12%) SAP SRM
12 7 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
13 6 (0.11%) HFM
13 6 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 231 (4.09%) Office 365
2 215 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (1.36%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (0.80%) SaaS
5 36 (0.64%) IaaS
5 36 (0.64%) PaaS
6 21 (0.37%) Google Analytics
7 19 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.30%) Yammer
9 15 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 13 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.18%) Google Apps
12 9 (0.16%) OneDrive
13 8 (0.14%) SuccessFactors
14 6 (0.11%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.089%) Force.com
15 5 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.071%) AdWords
16 4 (0.071%) GitHub
16 4 (0.071%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 197 (3.49%) DNS
2 160 (2.83%) Firewall
3 158 (2.80%) Internet
4 144 (2.55%) TCP/IP
5 136 (2.41%) DHCP
6 132 (2.34%) VPN
7 109 (1.93%) SAN
8 91 (1.61%) LAN
9 87 (1.54%) WAN
10 75 (1.33%) Skype
11 60 (1.06%) Wireless
12 58 (1.03%) Intranet
13 47 (0.83%) Network Security
14 45 (0.80%) HTTP
15 43 (0.76%) SSL
16 42 (0.74%) LDAP
17 40 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
18 33 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
19 32 (0.57%) IPsec
19 32 (0.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1106 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 383 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 328 (5.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 317 (5.61%) MS Access
5 244 (4.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 220 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 200 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
8 185 (3.27%) Relational Database
9 173 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 108 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 94 (1.66%) BusinessObjects
12 93 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
13 68 (1.20%) Data Mining
14 64 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
15 60 (1.06%) MySQL
15 60 (1.06%) QlikView
16 59 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
17 52 (0.92%) RDBMS
18 47 (0.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 47 (0.83%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 176 (3.12%) Team Foundation Server
2 135 (2.39%) JIRA
3 129 (2.28%) Visual Studio
4 69 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 60 (1.06%) Subversion
6 56 (0.99%) Git (software)
7 41 (0.73%) SpecFlow
8 39 (0.69%) TeamCity
9 30 (0.53%) Selenium
10 27 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 25 (0.44%) Maven
12 23 (0.41%) MSBuild
13 20 (0.35%) Eclipse
14 19 (0.34%) MSI
15 18 (0.32%) NUnit
16 17 (0.30%) Octopus Deploy
16 17 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
16 17 (0.30%) TestComplete
16 17 (0.30%) Toad
17 14 (0.25%) Cucumber
General
1 1494 (26.45%) Finance
2 491 (8.69%) Banking
3 275 (4.87%) Telecoms
4 187 (3.31%) Retail
5 175 (3.10%) Marketing
6 119 (2.11%) Law
7 113 (2.00%) Legal
8 105 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 102 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 89 (1.58%) Advertising
11 75 (1.33%) Back Office
12 73 (1.29%) Front Office
13 52 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 49 (0.87%) Publishing
15 46 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.73%) German Language
17 35 (0.62%) Billing
17 35 (0.62%) Retail Banking
18 33 (0.58%) French Language
19 31 (0.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1502 (26.59%) Analyst
2 899 (15.91%) Developer
3 395 (6.99%) Project Manager
4 299 (5.29%) Consultant
5 291 (5.15%) Business Analyst
6 272 (4.82%) Architect
7 244 (4.32%) Data Analyst
8 237 (4.20%) Service Analyst
9 235 (4.16%) Support Engineer
10 218 (3.86%) .NET Developer
10 218 (3.86%) Support Analyst
11 208 (3.68%) Administrator
12 198 (3.51%) SQL Developer
13 183 (3.24%) Service Desk Analyst
14 159 (2.81%) C# Developer
15 151 (2.67%) Coordinator
16 137 (2.43%) 2nd Line Support
17 125 (2.21%) C# .NET Developer
18 116 (2.05%) IT Support
19 114 (2.02%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (12.96%) .NET
2 251 (4.44%) HTML
3 235 (4.16%) ASP.NET
4 213 (3.77%) XML
5 189 (3.35%) CSS
6 183 (3.24%) Web Services
7 156 (2.76%) .NET Framework
8 122 (2.16%) jQuery
9 84 (1.49%) HTML5
10 76 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 68 (1.20%) WCF
12 60 (1.06%) Middleware
13 59 (1.04%) Ajax
14 57 (1.01%) AngularJS
14 57 (1.01%) WinForms
15 56 (0.99%) WPF
16 55 (0.97%) SOAP
17 48 (0.85%) REST
17 48 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 41 (0.73%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 758 (13.42%) Analytical Skills
2 361 (6.39%) Management Information System
3 209 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 123 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 122 (2.16%) Blackberry
6 113 (2.00%) NHS
7 73 (1.29%) Statistics
8 68 (1.20%) Clustering
9 62 (1.10%) User Experience
10 61 (1.08%) Visualisation
11 51 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 45 (0.80%) Mathematics
13 44 (0.78%) Replication
14 42 (0.74%) Data Structures
15 41 (0.73%) PKI
15 41 (0.73%) PMI
16 38 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
17 37 (0.65%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
18 35 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1503 (26.61%) Windows
2 530 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 452 (8.00%) Windows 7
4 275 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 264 (4.67%) Linux
6 244 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 210 (3.72%) Unix
8 167 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
9 141 (2.50%) Windows 8
10 136 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 77 (1.36%) Apple iOS
11 77 (1.36%) Windows 10
12 66 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 44 (0.78%) Android
14 29 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 26 (0.46%) Solaris
16 25 (0.44%) AIX
16 25 (0.44%) CentOS
17 20 (0.35%) Windows Vista
18 18 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (16.43%) Project Management
2 795 (14.07%) Agile Software Development
3 689 (12.20%) ITIL
4 545 (9.65%) PRINCE2
5 524 (9.28%) CRM
6 494 (8.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 485 (8.59%) Migration
8 441 (7.81%) Business Intelligence
9 315 (5.58%) Change Management
10 275 (4.87%) Data Analysis
11 247 (4.37%) Business Analysis
12 238 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 225 (3.98%) Service Management
14 222 (3.93%) Data Modelling
15 221 (3.91%) Time Management
16 207 (3.66%) Scrum
17 197 (3.49%) SDLC
18 182 (3.22%) Risk Management
18 182 (3.22%) Service Delivery
19 176 (3.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1299 (23.00%) SQL
2 589 (10.43%) C#
3 347 (6.14%) VBA
4 315 (5.58%) PowerShell
5 310 (5.49%) T-SQL
6 298 (5.28%) JavaScript
7 197 (3.49%) Java
8 186 (3.29%) VB
9 142 (2.51%) C
10 111 (1.96%) VBScript
11 108 (1.91%) VB.NET
12 78 (1.38%) Python
13 76 (1.35%) C++
14 68 (1.20%) PL/SQL
15 62 (1.10%) Perl
16 49 (0.87%) PHP
17 35 (0.62%) Ruby
18 34 (0.60%) Bash Shell
19 32 (0.57%) Shell Script
20 23 (0.41%) R
Qualifications
1 616 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 492 (8.71%) Degree
3 397 (7.03%) SC Cleared
4 293 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 157 (2.78%) MCSE
6 109 (1.93%) DV Cleared
7 104 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
7 104 (1.84%) PMI Certification
8 100 (1.77%) ISEB
9 80 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
9 80 (1.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 76 (1.35%) PMP
11 75 (1.33%) CCNA
12 72 (1.27%) MCP
13 70 (1.24%) MCSA
14 69 (1.22%) ISTQB
14 69 (1.22%) MCITP
15 58 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 45 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 39 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (3.26%) SLA
2 172 (3.04%) Data Quality
3 165 (2.92%) QA
4 40 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
5 32 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 12 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.18%) P3O
8 10 (0.18%) PMBOK
9 7 (0.12%) COBIT
9 7 (0.12%) JSP 440
10 6 (0.11%) Basel II
10 6 (0.11%) ISO 9001
11 5 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (0.089%) MiFID
11 5 (0.089%) Solvency II
12 4 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.071%) ISO20022
12 4 (0.071%) RMADS
12 4 (0.071%) SAS 70
System Software
1 903 (15.99%) Active Directory
2 298 (5.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (1.82%) Hyper-V
4 93 (1.65%) vSphere
5 69 (1.22%) XenApp
6 50 (0.89%) XenDesktop
7 41 (0.73%) Microsoft App-V
8 37 (0.65%) VMware ESX
9 24 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
10 20 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.32%) Docker
11 18 (0.32%) UAG
12 15 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (0.23%) Firmware
13 13 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 13 (0.23%) XenServer
14 12 (0.21%) Xen
15 11 (0.19%) NFS
16 10 (0.18%) BitLocker
16 10 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 213 (3.77%) SCCM
2 111 (1.96%) SCOM
3 54 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 48 (0.85%) Puppet
5 43 (0.76%) WSUS
6 39 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
7 35 (0.62%) Backup Exec
8 31 (0.55%) NetBackup
9 27 (0.48%) Tivoli
10 23 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 22 (0.39%) Ansible
12 16 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
13 12 (0.21%) SCOrch
14 11 (0.19%) HP SiteScope
14 11 (0.19%) Nagios
14 11 (0.19%) Netcool
14 11 (0.19%) vRealize
15 10 (0.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
15 10 (0.18%) ZABBIX
16 9 (0.16%) SCSM
Vendors
1 3506 (62.06%) Microsoft
2 483 (8.55%) Oracle
3 412 (7.29%) VMware
4 340 (6.02%) Citrix
5 251 (4.44%) HP
5 251 (4.44%) SAP
6 224 (3.97%) Cisco
7 119 (2.11%) IBM
8 118 (2.09%) Remedy
9 103 (1.82%) Red Hat
10 91 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
11 75 (1.33%) Tableau
12 67 (1.19%) Dell
13 63 (1.12%) Adobe
14 56 (0.99%) EMC
15 53 (0.94%) Apple
15 53 (0.94%) PeopleSoft
16 49 (0.87%) Google
17 47 (0.83%) Symantec
18 45 (0.80%) Bloomberg
London
LA International
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Edison Hill Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £400 to £600 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £19 - £21 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Randstad Strategic Accounts
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 13 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Pertemps Managed Services
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £225 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday