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 30 August 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
30 Aug 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 2894 3332 3358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.77% 6.39% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 53.18% 54.40% 51.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1744 1962 1899
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 330 323
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.90 £31.46 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
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
5442 6125 6577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.84% 11.74% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 3219 3637 3728
Median daily rate £350 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 464 590 663
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.25 £31.00
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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 -14 1207 £401 +3.48% 275
South East -3 558 £350 - 168
West Midlands -5 201 £350 +12.90% 60
East of England +8 196 £350 +16.66% 56
South West +4 183 £310 -0.80% 79
North West -2 180 £350 -0.56% 87
Yorkshire -10 154 £325 -7.14% 60
East Midlands -5 100 £350 +55.55% 28
North East -7 91 £280 -6.66% 20
Midlands -6 7 £500 +104.08%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 3764 (65.01%) Microsoft
2 1927 (33.28%) MS Office
3 1638 (28.29%) Windows
4 1416 (24.46%) Finance
5 1235 (21.33%) SQL
6 1130 (19.52%) Active Directory
7 1047 (18.08%) SQL Server
8 1030 (17.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 896 (15.47%) Project Management
10 871 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
11 832 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
12 772 (13.33%) ITIL
13 718 (12.40%) .NET
14 686 (11.85%) SharePoint
14 686 (11.85%) Security Cleared
15 625 (10.79%) Windows Server
16 620 (10.71%) MS Project
17 575 (9.93%) C#
18 554 (9.57%) MS Visio
19 538 (9.29%) CRM
20 534 (9.22%) Oracle
21 515 (8.89%) Degree
22 505 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
23 460 (7.94%) SC Cleared
24 455 (7.86%) Migration
25 433 (7.48%) PRINCE2
25 433 (7.48%) Windows 7
26 432 (7.46%) VMware
27 431 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
27 431 (7.44%) Citrix

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
1 686 (11.85%) SharePoint
2 312 (5.39%) MS Exchange
3 204 (3.52%) IIS
4 176 (3.04%) Skype for Business
5 102 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
6 101 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 83 (1.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 82 (1.42%) CMS
9 77 (1.33%) IBM Notes
10 65 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
11 59 (1.02%) SAS
12 58 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 57 (0.98%) Apache
14 56 (0.97%) WebSphere
15 43 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
16 35 (0.60%) Confluence
17 31 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
18 29 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 28 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
20 25 (0.43%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1927 (33.28%) MS Office
2 1030 (17.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 620 (10.71%) MS Project
4 554 (9.57%) MS Visio
5 119 (2.06%) Spreadsheet
6 45 (0.78%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.29%) InfoPath
9 16 (0.28%) Open Workbench
10 14 (0.24%) Acrobat
10 14 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.16%) SPSS
12 6 (0.10%) Adobe Captivate
12 6 (0.10%) InDesign
13 4 (0.069%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.052%) AutoCAD
14 3 (0.052%) CATIA
14 3 (0.052%) ProjectWise
15 2 (0.035%) SOLIDWORKS
15 2 (0.035%) Stata
Business Applications
1 360 (6.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 87 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 37 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 33 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 26 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 22 (0.38%) Primavera
7 20 (0.35%) Oracle Payables
8 18 (0.31%) Eloqua
9 17 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
10 14 (0.24%) assyst
11 12 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
11 12 (0.21%) SAP FI
12 10 (0.17%) Maximo
12 10 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
13 9 (0.16%) Beauchamp
13 9 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
14 8 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
14 8 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 8 (0.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 349 (6.03%) Office 365
2 283 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 87 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (1.26%) PaaS
5 69 (1.19%) IaaS
6 62 (1.07%) SaaS
7 45 (0.78%) Yammer
8 30 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 24 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 22 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 14 (0.24%) Google Apps
11 14 (0.24%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.22%) SuccessFactors
13 10 (0.17%) Boomi
14 7 (0.12%) GitHub
15 6 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
16 5 (0.086%) IBM Cloud
17 4 (0.069%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 4 (0.069%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 279 (4.82%) DNS
2 249 (4.30%) Firewall
3 223 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 219 (3.78%) DHCP
5 182 (3.14%) Internet
6 143 (2.47%) VPN
7 140 (2.42%) SAN
8 115 (1.99%) WAN
9 104 (1.80%) LAN
10 100 (1.73%) Network Security
11 90 (1.55%) Wireless
12 85 (1.47%) Skype
13 75 (1.30%) HTTP
14 62 (1.07%) LDAP
15 59 (1.02%) Intranet
16 55 (0.95%) SSL
17 48 (0.83%) VoIP
18 46 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
19 43 (0.74%) Remote Desktop
19 43 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1047 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 300 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 273 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 210 (3.63%) Data Warehouse
5 171 (2.95%) MS Access
6 162 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 160 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 146 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
9 141 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 102 (1.76%) BusinessObjects
11 93 (1.61%) Oracle Database
12 72 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
13 65 (1.12%) Power BI
14 59 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
15 56 (0.97%) Data Mining
15 56 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
16 50 (0.86%) QlikView
17 49 (0.85%) MySQL
18 48 (0.83%) RDBMS
19 45 (0.78%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 196 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 194 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 132 (2.28%) JIRA
4 58 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 53 (0.92%) Subversion
6 49 (0.85%) Selenium
7 44 (0.76%) Git (software)
7 44 (0.76%) SpecFlow
8 38 (0.66%) TeamCity
9 35 (0.60%) MSI
10 33 (0.57%) NUnit
11 28 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 24 (0.41%) MSBuild
13 23 (0.40%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (0.36%) TestComplete
15 20 (0.35%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.29%) SoapUI
17 16 (0.28%) Maven
17 16 (0.28%) MSTest
17 16 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1416 (24.46%) Finance
2 408 (7.05%) Banking
3 277 (4.78%) Telecoms
4 232 (4.01%) Retail
5 218 (3.77%) Marketing
6 120 (2.07%) Manufacturing
7 114 (1.97%) Law
7 114 (1.97%) Legal
8 106 (1.83%) Investment Banking
9 92 (1.59%) Advertising
10 76 (1.31%) Back Office
11 54 (0.93%) Billing
11 54 (0.93%) Front Office
12 51 (0.88%) Publishing
13 47 (0.81%) French Language
14 44 (0.76%) German Language
15 37 (0.64%) Spanish Language
16 33 (0.57%) Financial Institution
17 29 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
18 28 (0.48%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1469 (25.37%) Analyst
2 808 (13.96%) Developer
3 414 (7.15%) Project Manager
4 324 (5.60%) Architect
5 300 (5.18%) Consultant
6 292 (5.04%) Service Analyst
7 266 (4.59%) Business Analyst
8 255 (4.40%) Support Engineer
9 235 (4.06%) Service Desk Analyst
10 232 (4.01%) Support Analyst
11 229 (3.96%) Administrator
12 228 (3.94%) .NET Developer
13 175 (3.02%) Data Analyst
14 161 (2.78%) SQL Developer
15 159 (2.75%) C# Developer
16 149 (2.57%) 2nd Line Support
17 144 (2.49%) IT Analyst
18 137 (2.37%) Coordinator
19 132 (2.28%) Desktop Support
19 132 (2.28%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 718 (12.40%) .NET
2 308 (5.32%) HTML
3 248 (4.28%) ASP.NET
4 245 (4.23%) CSS
5 224 (3.87%) XML
6 208 (3.59%) Web Services
7 170 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 138 (2.38%) jQuery
9 103 (1.78%) HTML5
10 84 (1.45%) Middleware
11 80 (1.38%) SOAP
12 79 (1.36%) REST
13 77 (1.33%) WCF
14 67 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (1.14%) AngularJS
16 56 (0.97%) Ajax
17 48 (0.83%) JSON
18 47 (0.81%) COM
19 45 (0.78%) CSS3
20 42 (0.73%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 832 (14.37%) Analytical Skills
2 369 (6.37%) Management Information System
3 226 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 166 (2.87%) Computer Science
5 136 (2.35%) Blackberry
6 92 (1.59%) Clustering
7 78 (1.35%) User Experience
8 72 (1.24%) NHS
9 62 (1.07%) Visualisation
10 57 (0.98%) Statistics
11 56 (0.97%) PKI
12 55 (0.95%) Mobile App
13 53 (0.92%) Virtual Team
14 49 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 49 (0.85%) Data Structures
15 47 (0.81%) Smartphone
16 44 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
16 44 (0.76%) Replication
17 43 (0.74%) Driving Licence
18 38 (0.66%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1638 (28.29%) Windows
2 625 (10.79%) Windows Server
3 433 (7.48%) Windows 7
4 338 (5.84%) Linux
5 260 (4.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 234 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 213 (3.68%) Unix
8 156 (2.69%) Windows 8
9 146 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
10 128 (2.21%) Windows 10
11 116 (2.00%) Windows XP
12 94 (1.62%) Apple iOS
13 67 (1.16%) Android
14 49 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 42 (0.73%) Solaris
16 40 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 26 (0.45%) CentOS
18 22 (0.38%) Ubuntu
19 20 (0.35%) AIX
20 17 (0.29%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 896 (15.47%) Project Management
2 871 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 772 (13.33%) ITIL
4 538 (9.29%) CRM
5 505 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
6 455 (7.86%) Migration
7 433 (7.48%) PRINCE2
8 431 (7.44%) Business Intelligence
9 358 (6.18%) Change Management
10 262 (4.53%) Data Analysis
11 250 (4.32%) Business Analysis
12 242 (4.18%) Service Management
13 218 (3.77%) User Acceptance Testing
14 212 (3.66%) Scrum
15 211 (3.64%) Incident Management
16 205 (3.54%) Analytics
16 205 (3.54%) SDLC
17 204 (3.52%) Waterfall
18 201 (3.47%) Risk Management
18 201 (3.47%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1235 (21.33%) SQL
2 575 (9.93%) C#
3 380 (6.56%) PowerShell
4 322 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 298 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 245 (4.23%) Java
7 224 (3.87%) VBA
8 187 (3.23%) VB
9 137 (2.37%) C
10 101 (1.74%) VBScript
11 95 (1.64%) Python
12 79 (1.36%) VB.NET
13 72 (1.24%) PL/SQL
14 69 (1.19%) C++
15 65 (1.12%) Perl
16 62 (1.07%) Shell Script
17 47 (0.81%) PHP
18 26 (0.45%) R
19 22 (0.38%) Ruby
20 16 (0.28%) XAML
Qualifications
1 686 (11.85%) Security Cleared
2 515 (8.89%) Degree
3 460 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 294 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 148 (2.56%) MCSE
6 125 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 107 (1.85%) DV Cleared
8 103 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
9 100 (1.73%) MCP
10 96 (1.66%) ISEB
11 94 (1.62%) CCNA
12 83 (1.43%) ISTQB
13 77 (1.33%) MCSA
13 77 (1.33%) PMI Certification
14 68 (1.17%) BPSS Clearance
15 62 (1.07%) CISSP
16 54 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 53 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 46 (0.79%) PMP
19 43 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.18%) SLA
2 174 (3.01%) QA
3 108 (1.87%) Data Quality
4 47 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 28 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 25 (0.43%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.24%) COBIT
9 13 (0.22%) ISO 9000
10 9 (0.16%) ISO 9001
10 9 (0.16%) Solvency II
11 8 (0.14%) MiFID
12 7 (0.12%) Basel III
12 7 (0.12%) GAAP
12 7 (0.12%) RMADS
13 6 (0.10%) GxP
13 6 (0.10%) P3O
14 5 (0.086%) SAS 70
15 4 (0.069%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.069%) SDET
System Software
1 1130 (19.52%) Active Directory
2 288 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (2.23%) Hyper-V
4 94 (1.62%) XenApp
5 73 (1.26%) vSphere
6 56 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
7 50 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
8 46 (0.79%) Terminal Services
9 38 (0.66%) VMware ESX
10 31 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
11 27 (0.47%) NFS
11 27 (0.47%) XenDesktop
12 26 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
13 24 (0.41%) Docker
13 24 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
14 20 (0.35%) Firmware
15 14 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (0.24%) UAG
16 13 (0.22%) Xen
17 12 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 269 (4.65%) SCCM
2 157 (2.71%) SCOM
3 60 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 52 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 46 (0.79%) Puppet
6 40 (0.69%) WSUS
7 38 (0.66%) Backup Exec
8 32 (0.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 30 (0.52%) Tivoli
10 26 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 25 (0.43%) OpenView
11 25 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (0.43%) Perfmon
12 22 (0.38%) Nagios
13 21 (0.36%) MOM
13 21 (0.36%) NetBackup
14 20 (0.35%) HP SIM
14 20 (0.35%) HP SiteScope
15 18 (0.31%) Microsoft Intune
16 17 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3764 (65.01%) Microsoft
2 534 (9.22%) Oracle
3 432 (7.46%) VMware
4 431 (7.44%) Citrix
5 291 (5.03%) Cisco
6 279 (4.82%) SAP
7 266 (4.59%) HP
8 133 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
9 131 (2.26%) Remedy
10 110 (1.90%) IBM
11 80 (1.38%) Dell
12 78 (1.35%) CheckPoint
13 77 (1.33%) Lotus
14 69 (1.19%) Google
14 69 (1.19%) Red Hat
15 67 (1.16%) Apple
15 67 (1.16%) ServiceNow
16 60 (1.04%) Tableau
17 57 (0.98%) Adobe
18 51 (0.88%) BMC
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Rate: Up to £250 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Venn Group
Rate: £25 - £31 Per Hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £9.20 - £9.38 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £16 - £26 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £475 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £8.00 - £11.79 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £650 - £750 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Boston Hale
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: NEG
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £550 - £645 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago