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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 30 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2615 2917 3586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.64% 5.83% 6.85%
As % of the Applications category 54.01% 51.77% 52.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1596 1650 1986
Median daily rate £375 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £164 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 295 370
Median hourly rate £15.36 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.44 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
4842 5635 6801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.43% 11.26% 12.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2896 3269 3917
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 £160 £163 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 555 714
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.77 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -4 1139 £425 +13.33% 267
South East -2 512 £340 -2.85% 155
South West -1 175 £306 -18.33% 69
North West -7 167 £375 +15.38% 91
West Midlands -13 137 £350 - 59
East of England -8 135 £350 +5.26% 66
North East +4 128 £400 +23.07% 13
Yorkshire -7 118 £375 +20.00% 76
East Midlands -6 92 £303 -5.31% 43
Midlands +1 1 £375 -28.57% 1
South Coast - 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 3650 (66.84%) Microsoft
2 1716 (31.42%) MS Office
3 1547 (28.33%) Windows
4 1327 (24.30%) Finance
5 1186 (21.72%) SQL
6 1053 (19.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 1052 (19.26%) SQL Server
8 992 (18.17%) Active Directory
9 884 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
10 873 (15.99%) Project Management
11 850 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
12 717 (13.13%) ITIL
13 644 (11.79%) SharePoint
14 636 (11.65%) MS Project
15 625 (11.44%) Security Cleared
16 624 (11.43%) .NET
17 567 (10.38%) MS Visio
18 544 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
19 532 (9.74%) C#
20 511 (9.36%) Windows Server
21 510 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
22 505 (9.25%) Degree
23 499 (9.14%) Oracle
24 443 (8.11%) Migration
25 441 (8.08%) PRINCE2
26 439 (8.04%) Banking
27 419 (7.67%) VMware
28 407 (7.45%) SC Cleared
29 404 (7.40%) Windows 7
30 399 (7.31%) CRM

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
1 644 (11.79%) SharePoint
2 273 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 190 (3.48%) Skype for Business
4 170 (3.11%) IIS
5 120 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
6 107 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 74 (1.36%) WebSphere
8 73 (1.34%) CMS
9 69 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
10 64 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
11 61 (1.12%) IBM Notes
12 56 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
13 52 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
14 48 (0.88%) Apache
15 43 (0.79%) SAS
16 39 (0.71%) Confluence
17 34 (0.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
17 34 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
18 29 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
19 26 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1716 (31.42%) MS Office
2 1053 (19.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 636 (11.65%) MS Project
4 567 (10.38%) MS Visio
5 106 (1.94%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.53%) Photoshop
7 19 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.31%) InfoPath
9 13 (0.24%) Open Workbench
10 12 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 9 (0.16%) SPSS
12 7 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 7 (0.13%) InDesign
13 3 (0.055%) AutoCAD
13 3 (0.055%) CATIA
14 2 (0.037%) Stata
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe Captivate
15 1 (0.018%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.018%) FrameMaker
15 1 (0.018%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 294 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 84 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
3 42 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 41 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
5 24 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
6 23 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
6 23 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 22 (0.40%) Primavera
8 17 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
9 16 (0.29%) Oracle Receivables
10 15 (0.27%) Eloqua
11 13 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
12 12 (0.22%) SAP FI
13 10 (0.18%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 8 (0.15%) assyst
14 8 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
14 8 (0.15%) SAP BPC
14 8 (0.15%) SAP HR
14 8 (0.15%) SAP hybris
14 8 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 385 (7.05%) Office 365
2 339 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 119 (2.18%) IaaS
4 117 (2.14%) SaaS
5 101 (1.85%) PaaS
6 90 (1.65%) Amazon AWS
7 56 (1.03%) Yammer
8 39 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
9 28 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.46%) SuccessFactors
11 23 (0.42%) Google Analytics
12 19 (0.35%) OneDrive
13 18 (0.33%) Boomi
14 12 (0.22%) HP Helion
15 11 (0.20%) GitHub
16 8 (0.15%) G Suite
17 7 (0.13%) Adobe Analytics
17 7 (0.13%) Google Drive
18 5 (0.092%) Amazon EC2
19 4 (0.073%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 222 (4.07%) DNS
2 195 (3.57%) Firewall
3 181 (3.31%) TCP/IP
4 172 (3.15%) DHCP
5 144 (2.64%) Internet
6 130 (2.38%) SAN
7 120 (2.20%) LAN
8 111 (2.03%) WAN
9 98 (1.79%) Skype
10 94 (1.72%) VPN
11 85 (1.56%) Wireless
12 66 (1.21%) Network Security
13 60 (1.10%) HTTP
14 53 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
15 50 (0.92%) VoIP
16 49 (0.90%) NAS
17 40 (0.73%) IP Telephony
18 37 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
18 37 (0.68%) iSCSI
18 37 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1052 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 343 (6.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 336 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 256 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
5 208 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 156 (2.86%) MS Access
7 150 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
8 131 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 125 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
10 91 (1.67%) Power BI
11 86 (1.57%) BusinessObjects
12 74 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
13 69 (1.26%) Oracle Database
14 63 (1.15%) MySQL
14 63 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
15 59 (1.08%) Data Mining
16 58 (1.06%) Big Data
16 58 (1.06%) QlikView
17 54 (0.99%) Hadoop
18 53 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 175 (3.20%) Visual Studio
2 151 (2.77%) JIRA
3 142 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (0.93%) Git (software)
5 49 (0.90%) Subversion
6 39 (0.71%) Jenkins
7 37 (0.68%) Selenium
8 26 (0.48%) NUnit
8 26 (0.48%) TeamCity
9 25 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 23 (0.42%) MSI
11 16 (0.29%) Eclipse
12 15 (0.27%) Maven
12 15 (0.27%) SoapUI
13 14 (0.26%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.26%) Visual Studio Team System
14 13 (0.24%) Cucumber
14 13 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
15 11 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1327 (24.30%) Finance
2 439 (8.04%) Banking
3 283 (5.18%) Retail
4 236 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 190 (3.48%) Marketing
6 134 (2.45%) Advertising
7 124 (2.27%) Legal
8 117 (2.14%) Investment Banking
9 112 (2.05%) Manufacturing
10 86 (1.57%) Law
11 78 (1.43%) Back Office
12 64 (1.17%) Front Office
13 46 (0.84%) Billing
14 43 (0.79%) Financial Institution
15 41 (0.75%) French Language
15 41 (0.75%) Publishing
16 37 (0.68%) German Language
17 36 (0.66%) Retail Banking
18 31 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
19 30 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1352 (24.76%) Analyst
2 824 (15.09%) Developer
3 380 (6.96%) Project Manager
4 315 (5.77%) Architect
5 272 (4.98%) Consultant
6 265 (4.85%) Business Analyst
7 253 (4.63%) Administrator
8 240 (4.39%) Support Engineer
9 232 (4.25%) Service Analyst
10 225 (4.12%) Support Analyst
11 193 (3.53%) .NET Developer
12 187 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
13 161 (2.95%) Data Analyst
14 160 (2.93%) SQL Developer
15 145 (2.66%) Desktop Support
16 144 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support
17 135 (2.47%) IT Support
18 128 (2.34%) IT Analyst
19 121 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 117 (2.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (11.43%) .NET
2 242 (4.43%) HTML
3 221 (4.05%) XML
4 212 (3.88%) ASP.NET
5 195 (3.57%) CSS
6 182 (3.33%) Web Services
7 126 (2.31%) .NET Framework
8 108 (1.98%) jQuery
9 73 (1.34%) Middleware
10 66 (1.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 65 (1.19%) AngularJS
12 60 (1.10%) COM
13 58 (1.06%) WCF
14 56 (1.03%) ASP.NET Web API
14 56 (1.03%) HTML5
14 56 (1.03%) SOAP
15 55 (1.01%) REST
16 52 (0.95%) XSLT
17 47 (0.86%) JSON
18 38 (0.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 850 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 356 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 183 (3.35%) Data Centre
4 136 (2.49%) Computer Science
5 89 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 81 (1.48%) Clustering
7 79 (1.45%) User Experience
8 68 (1.25%) Driving Licence
9 60 (1.10%) NHS
10 58 (1.06%) Smartphone
10 58 (1.06%) Visualisation
11 57 (1.04%) e-Learning
12 53 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 51 (0.93%) Equities
14 50 (0.92%) Virtual Team
15 47 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 45 (0.82%) Data Integration
16 45 (0.82%) Mathematics
16 45 (0.82%) Statistics
17 43 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1547 (28.33%) Windows
2 511 (9.36%) Windows Server
3 404 (7.40%) Windows 7
4 326 (5.97%) Linux
5 258 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 224 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 185 (3.39%) Unix
8 147 (2.69%) Windows 10
9 134 (2.45%) Windows 8
10 130 (2.38%) Windows XP
11 117 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 83 (1.52%) Apple iOS
13 78 (1.43%) Android
14 51 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 50 (0.92%) AIX
16 49 (0.90%) Windows 2000
17 45 (0.82%) Solaris
18 44 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 19 (0.35%) Windows Vista
20 15 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 884 (16.19%) Agile Software Development
2 873 (15.99%) Project Management
3 717 (13.13%) ITIL
4 544 (9.96%) Stakeholder Management
5 510 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
6 443 (8.11%) Migration
7 441 (8.08%) PRINCE2
8 399 (7.31%) CRM
9 353 (6.46%) Change Management
10 319 (5.84%) Data Analysis
11 246 (4.50%) Business Analysis
12 243 (4.45%) Service Management
13 221 (4.05%) Data Management
14 219 (4.01%) Analytics
15 215 (3.94%) Scrum
15 215 (3.94%) SDLC
16 200 (3.66%) ETL
17 199 (3.64%) Programme Management
18 198 (3.63%) Risk Management
19 192 (3.52%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1186 (21.72%) SQL
2 532 (9.74%) C#
3 289 (5.29%) T-SQL
4 274 (5.02%) PowerShell
5 262 (4.80%) JavaScript
6 225 (4.12%) VBA
7 207 (3.79%) Java
8 154 (2.82%) VB
9 140 (2.56%) C
10 90 (1.65%) Python
11 66 (1.21%) VB.NET
12 62 (1.14%) C++
13 60 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 58 (1.06%) Perl
15 53 (0.97%) VBScript
16 34 (0.62%) PL/SQL
17 31 (0.57%) PHP
18 19 (0.35%) Scala
19 17 (0.31%) Ruby
20 16 (0.29%) R
Qualifications
1 625 (11.44%) Security Cleared
2 505 (9.25%) Degree
3 407 (7.45%) SC Cleared
4 225 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 124 (2.27%) MCSE
6 119 (2.18%) DV Cleared
7 112 (2.05%) ITIL Certification
8 97 (1.78%) Cisco Certification
9 77 (1.41%) CCNA
9 77 (1.41%) MCP
10 73 (1.34%) PMP
11 68 (1.25%) ISEB
12 67 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
13 58 (1.06%) PMI Certification
14 54 (0.99%) MCSA
15 52 (0.95%) ISTQB
16 50 (0.92%) CISSP
17 48 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
18 39 (0.71%) MCITP
19 31 (0.57%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (3.99%) SLA
2 182 (3.33%) QA
3 103 (1.89%) Data Quality
4 49 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
5 37 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (0.55%) COBIT
7 26 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 20 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 15 (0.27%) ISO 9000
10 13 (0.24%) Basel III
10 13 (0.24%) ISO 9001
11 10 (0.18%) Solvency II
12 9 (0.16%) GAAP
13 8 (0.15%) GxP
14 7 (0.13%) ISO27002
14 7 (0.13%) MiFID
14 7 (0.13%) P3O
14 7 (0.13%) RMADS
15 6 (0.11%) CRD IV
15 6 (0.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 992 (18.17%) Active Directory
2 271 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (2.18%) Hyper-V
4 72 (1.32%) XenApp
5 67 (1.23%) vSphere
6 49 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 38 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 35 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (0.60%) VMware ESX
10 30 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
11 29 (0.53%) Terminal Services
12 25 (0.46%) NFS
13 23 (0.42%) XenDesktop
14 20 (0.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 19 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
16 17 (0.31%) Docker
17 16 (0.29%) Xen
17 16 (0.29%) XenServer
18 15 (0.27%) Firmware
18 15 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 236 (4.32%) SCCM
2 84 (1.54%) SCOM
3 41 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
4 38 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 33 (0.60%) Backup Exec
6 31 (0.57%) WSUS
7 26 (0.48%) Puppet
8 23 (0.42%) AirWatch
9 20 (0.37%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 19 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 17 (0.31%) Nagios
11 17 (0.31%) OpenView
11 17 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
12 14 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
12 14 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 14 (0.26%) Tivoli
13 13 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
13 13 (0.24%) OpenAM
13 13 (0.24%) OpenIDM
13 13 (0.24%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3650 (66.84%) Microsoft
2 499 (9.14%) Oracle
3 419 (7.67%) VMware
4 329 (6.02%) Citrix
5 295 (5.40%) SAP
6 259 (4.74%) Cisco
7 197 (3.61%) HP
8 131 (2.40%) Salesforce.com
9 122 (2.23%) Remedy
10 80 (1.46%) Dell
10 80 (1.46%) Google
11 76 (1.39%) CheckPoint
12 73 (1.34%) IBM
13 61 (1.12%) Lotus
14 59 (1.08%) Apple
15 55 (1.01%) ServiceNow
16 54 (0.99%) Tableau
17 53 (0.97%) Infor
18 49 (0.90%) Red Hat
19 46 (0.84%) Adobe
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Icore Tech
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Search Consultancy
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
LA International
Posted: 17 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £29326 per annum + + benefits+Overtime
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Online Resourcing
Rate: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30.91 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Rate: From £450 to £550 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
networx
Rate: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Premier IT
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650 DR
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650 DR
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Rate: £500 - £650 DR
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago