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 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2878 3363 3210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.77% 6.52% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 54.03% 54.28% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1738 1995 1780
Median daily rate £365 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 324 314
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.45 £31.42 £27.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
5327 6196 6388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.68% 12.01% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3173 3650 3548
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 430 611 694
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.06 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -11 1179 £400 +6.66% 282
South East -6 583 £350 - 214
West Midlands -7 203 £338 -10.00% 75
East of England +2 191 £350 +11.11% 63
North West -4 190 £388 +19.23% 104
South West -4 181 £310 -0.80% 67
Yorkshire -20 123 £331 +1.92% 69
North East -5 120 £280 -0.35% 19
East Midlands -9 85 £350 +47.36% 31
Midlands -2 13 £475 +100.00% 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3741 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 1967 (33.67%) MS Office
3 1654 (28.31%) Windows
4 1482 (25.37%) Finance
5 1279 (21.89%) SQL
6 1131 (19.36%) Active Directory
7 1103 (18.88%) SQL Server
8 1011 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
9 909 (15.56%) Project Management
10 860 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
11 831 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
12 807 (13.81%) ITIL
13 725 (12.41%) .NET
14 718 (12.29%) Security Cleared
15 688 (11.78%) SharePoint
16 678 (11.61%) MS Project
17 634 (10.85%) Windows Server
18 577 (9.88%) Oracle
18 577 (9.88%) C#
19 565 (9.67%) CRM
20 540 (9.24%) MS Visio
21 515 (8.82%) Degree
22 504 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
23 491 (8.40%) Migration
24 470 (8.05%) SC Cleared
25 468 (8.01%) PRINCE2
26 459 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
26 459 (7.86%) Windows 7
27 453 (7.75%) Citrix
28 451 (7.72%) VMware

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
1 688 (11.78%) SharePoint
2 327 (5.60%) MS Exchange
3 214 (3.66%) IIS
4 170 (2.91%) Skype for Business
5 100 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 94 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 78 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
8 72 (1.23%) IBM Notes
9 63 (1.08%) SAS
10 62 (1.06%) Apache
11 61 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
12 60 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 60 (1.03%) WebSphere
13 55 (0.94%) CMS
14 44 (0.75%) Confluence
15 34 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
16 32 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 31 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
18 24 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
18 24 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1967 (33.67%) MS Office
2 1011 (17.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 678 (11.61%) MS Project
4 540 (9.24%) MS Visio
5 108 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 42 (0.72%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 16 (0.27%) Acrobat
8 16 (0.27%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 12 (0.21%) Open Workbench
10 12 (0.21%) SPSS
11 7 (0.12%) InDesign
12 6 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
13 4 (0.068%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.051%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.051%) CATIA
14 3 (0.051%) PaintShop Pro
14 3 (0.051%) ProjectWise
15 2 (0.034%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 379 (6.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 77 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
3 44 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 32 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
5 27 (0.46%) Primavera
6 24 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 18 (0.31%) Eloqua
7 18 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
8 16 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
9 14 (0.24%) assyst
10 13 (0.22%) Maximo
11 12 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
12 9 (0.15%) Beauchamp
12 9 (0.15%) Oracle Cash Management
12 9 (0.15%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
12 9 (0.15%) SAP FI
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle CRM
13 8 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 319 (5.46%) Office 365
2 270 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 84 (1.44%) Amazon AWS
4 65 (1.11%) PaaS
5 62 (1.06%) IaaS
6 60 (1.03%) SaaS
7 44 (0.75%) Yammer
8 24 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 24 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
9 19 (0.33%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
11 12 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.21%) Google Apps
12 11 (0.19%) OneDrive
13 7 (0.12%) GitHub
14 4 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.068%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.068%) Boomi
14 4 (0.068%) SoftLayer
14 4 (0.068%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 284 (4.86%) DNS
2 251 (4.30%) Firewall
3 212 (3.63%) DHCP
4 208 (3.56%) TCP/IP
5 168 (2.88%) Internet
6 154 (2.64%) VPN
7 153 (2.62%) SAN
8 122 (2.09%) WAN
9 112 (1.92%) LAN
10 103 (1.76%) Network Security
11 89 (1.52%) Wireless
12 78 (1.34%) Skype
13 76 (1.30%) HTTP
14 61 (1.04%) Intranet
15 59 (1.01%) LDAP
16 58 (0.99%) SSL
17 51 (0.87%) VoIP
18 45 (0.77%) IPsec
19 43 (0.74%) Cisco ASA
20 41 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1103 (18.88%) SQL Server
2 315 (5.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 281 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 223 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
5 212 (3.63%) MS Access
6 191 (3.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 170 (2.91%) Relational Database
8 163 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 157 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
10 127 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
11 110 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 81 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
13 66 (1.13%) Oracle Reports
14 64 (1.10%) QlikView
15 63 (1.08%) Data Mining
16 61 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
17 56 (0.96%) RDBMS
18 54 (0.92%) Power BI
19 45 (0.77%) Big Data
19 45 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 185 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 168 (2.88%) Visual Studio
3 139 (2.38%) JIRA
4 57 (0.98%) Jenkins
5 49 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 49 (0.84%) Selenium
5 49 (0.84%) Subversion
6 45 (0.77%) SpecFlow
7 37 (0.63%) NUnit
8 35 (0.60%) TeamCity
9 33 (0.56%) MSI
10 30 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 25 (0.43%) Cucumber
12 24 (0.41%) TestComplete
13 21 (0.36%) MSBuild
13 21 (0.36%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (0.26%) HP UFT
14 15 (0.26%) LoadRunner
14 15 (0.26%) SoapUI
14 15 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1482 (25.37%) Finance
2 433 (7.41%) Banking
3 286 (4.90%) Telecoms
4 213 (3.65%) Retail
5 206 (3.53%) Marketing
6 123 (2.11%) Law
7 120 (2.05%) Legal
8 118 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 106 (1.81%) Investment Banking
10 85 (1.45%) Advertising
11 81 (1.39%) Back Office
12 68 (1.16%) Front Office
13 53 (0.91%) Publishing
14 51 (0.87%) Billing
15 42 (0.72%) French Language
16 41 (0.70%) German Language
17 36 (0.62%) Spanish Language
18 34 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
19 32 (0.55%) Financial Institution
20 26 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1489 (25.49%) Analyst
2 827 (14.16%) Developer
3 397 (6.80%) Project Manager
4 313 (5.36%) Consultant
5 312 (5.34%) Architect
6 285 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 271 (4.64%) Business Analyst
8 254 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 227 (3.89%) Support Analyst
10 223 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 219 (3.75%) Administrator
12 215 (3.68%) .NET Developer
13 198 (3.39%) Data Analyst
14 169 (2.89%) SQL Developer
15 155 (2.65%) Coordinator
16 150 (2.57%) C# Developer
17 138 (2.36%) 2nd Line Support
18 128 (2.19%) IT Analyst
19 124 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
20 114 (1.95%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 725 (12.41%) .NET
2 297 (5.08%) HTML
3 247 (4.23%) ASP.NET
4 231 (3.95%) CSS
5 214 (3.66%) XML
6 207 (3.54%) Web Services
7 163 (2.79%) .NET Framework
8 127 (2.17%) jQuery
9 101 (1.73%) HTML5
10 89 (1.52%) Middleware
11 71 (1.22%) WCF
12 70 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 67 (1.15%) REST
14 64 (1.10%) SOAP
15 55 (0.94%) AngularJS
16 53 (0.91%) Ajax
17 51 (0.87%) COM
18 44 (0.75%) WPF
19 40 (0.68%) MDX
19 40 (0.68%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 831 (14.22%) Analytical Skills
2 375 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 223 (3.82%) Data Centre
4 167 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 133 (2.28%) Blackberry
6 102 (1.75%) Clustering
7 89 (1.52%) NHS
8 80 (1.37%) Visualisation
9 76 (1.30%) User Experience
10 62 (1.06%) Statistics
11 56 (0.96%) PKI
12 53 (0.91%) Mobile App
13 52 (0.89%) Virtual Team
14 51 (0.87%) Replication
15 47 (0.80%) Driving Licence
16 43 (0.74%) Mathematics
17 42 (0.72%) Client/Server
18 40 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
19 38 (0.65%) Equities
19 38 (0.65%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1654 (28.31%) Windows
2 634 (10.85%) Windows Server
3 459 (7.86%) Windows 7
4 343 (5.87%) Linux
5 287 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 249 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 220 (3.77%) Unix
8 166 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 160 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 123 (2.11%) Windows 10
11 119 (2.04%) Windows XP
12 88 (1.51%) Apple iOS
13 55 (0.94%) Android
14 54 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 47 (0.80%) Mac OS X
16 43 (0.74%) Solaris
17 28 (0.48%) CentOS
18 27 (0.46%) AIX
19 22 (0.38%) Ubuntu
20 15 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 909 (15.56%) Project Management
2 860 (14.72%) Agile Software Development
3 807 (13.81%) ITIL
4 565 (9.67%) CRM
5 504 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 491 (8.40%) Migration
7 468 (8.01%) PRINCE2
8 459 (7.86%) Business Intelligence
9 328 (5.61%) Change Management
10 264 (4.52%) Service Management
11 245 (4.19%) Business Analysis
12 242 (4.14%) Data Analysis
13 208 (3.56%) User Acceptance Testing
14 207 (3.54%) Time Management
15 202 (3.46%) Analytics
16 201 (3.44%) Scrum
17 199 (3.41%) SDLC
18 198 (3.39%) Incident Management
19 197 (3.37%) Data Modelling
19 197 (3.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1279 (21.89%) SQL
2 577 (9.88%) C#
3 352 (6.03%) PowerShell
4 304 (5.20%) JavaScript
5 301 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 259 (4.43%) VBA
7 237 (4.06%) Java
8 182 (3.12%) VB
9 149 (2.55%) C
10 108 (1.85%) VBScript
11 99 (1.69%) Python
12 79 (1.35%) PL/SQL
12 79 (1.35%) VB.NET
13 69 (1.18%) Perl
14 63 (1.08%) C++
15 55 (0.94%) Shell Script
16 50 (0.86%) PHP
17 28 (0.48%) R
18 22 (0.38%) Ruby
19 21 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 718 (12.29%) Security Cleared
2 515 (8.82%) Degree
3 470 (8.05%) SC Cleared
4 315 (5.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 165 (2.82%) MCSE
6 130 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
7 102 (1.75%) DV Cleared
8 100 (1.71%) CCNA
9 98 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
9 98 (1.68%) MCP
10 94 (1.61%) MCSA
11 86 (1.47%) ISEB
12 81 (1.39%) PMI Certification
13 76 (1.30%) ISTQB
14 65 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
15 61 (1.04%) PMP
16 56 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 55 (0.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 55 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 51 (0.87%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (3.95%) SLA
2 183 (3.13%) QA
3 120 (2.05%) Data Quality
4 52 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 38 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
6 23 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 16 (0.27%) PCI DSS
8 9 (0.15%) MiFID
9 8 (0.14%) ISO 9001
9 8 (0.14%) P3O
10 7 (0.12%) GAAP
10 7 (0.12%) ISO 9000
10 7 (0.12%) PMBOK
10 7 (0.12%) RMADS
11 6 (0.10%) COBIT
11 6 (0.10%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.086%) FATCA
12 5 (0.086%) SAS 70
13 4 (0.068%) COSO
13 4 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1131 (19.36%) Active Directory
2 323 (5.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 90 (1.54%) XenApp
5 89 (1.52%) vSphere
6 62 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
7 60 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 42 (0.72%) Terminal Services
9 37 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
10 36 (0.62%) XenDesktop
11 33 (0.56%) VMware ESX
12 28 (0.48%) NFS
13 26 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
14 23 (0.39%) Firmware
15 21 (0.36%) Docker
15 21 (0.36%) Virtual Desktop
16 18 (0.31%) UAG
17 17 (0.29%) Xen
18 14 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
19 12 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 252 (4.31%) SCCM
2 153 (2.62%) SCOM
3 59 (1.01%) Microsoft Clustering
4 55 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 47 (0.80%) Puppet
6 39 (0.67%) WSUS
7 38 (0.65%) Backup Exec
8 36 (0.62%) Tivoli
9 30 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 29 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 28 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
12 27 (0.46%) NetBackup
13 25 (0.43%) Perfmon
14 24 (0.41%) OpenView
15 23 (0.39%) Nagios
16 20 (0.34%) HP SIM
16 20 (0.34%) MOM
17 19 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
18 18 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
19 17 (0.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 3741 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 577 (9.88%) Oracle
3 453 (7.75%) Citrix
4 451 (7.72%) VMware
5 297 (5.08%) Cisco
6 288 (4.93%) SAP
7 285 (4.88%) HP
8 143 (2.45%) Remedy
9 136 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
10 117 (2.00%) IBM
11 85 (1.45%) Red Hat
12 72 (1.23%) Lotus
13 71 (1.22%) Dell
14 70 (1.20%) Apple
15 67 (1.15%) CheckPoint
16 63 (1.08%) Google
16 63 (1.08%) ServiceNow
16 63 (1.08%) Tableau
17 60 (1.03%) Adobe
17 60 (1.03%) Symantec
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Rate: approx - 20 / hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £425.00 - £443.00 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Pertemps - Dudley Commercial
Rate: £9.31 - £11.18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £9 - £12 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £400 - £460 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340.00 - £360.00 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
JM
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Premier IT
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £575 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £650 per day + On Application
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Networkers
Rate: £21.87 - £22 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £24000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
SLS Services Ltd
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Norfolk
King's Lynn & West Norfolk Borough Council
Rate: From £25,302 to £30,237 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago