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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / England
Rank 33 28 26
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2297 2701 2853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 5.53% 5.90% 6.28%
As % of the Applications category 53.56% 52.27% 51.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1539 1617
Median daily rate £375 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £163 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.59% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 265 290
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +5.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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
4289 5167 5530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.33% 11.28% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2639 3006 3207
Median daily rate £363 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £162 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 476 554
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.10 £15.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.83% +5.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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 24 January 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 0 947 £415 +10.66% 351
South East -4 442 £373 +14.61% 171
West Midlands -3 150 £338 -15.62% 86
South West -6 150 £338 -6.57% 66
North West -2 146 £350 +3.70% 103
East of England -4 146 £350 +3.70% 76
Yorkshire -2 127 £350 +16.66% 74
North East +19 102 £335 +16.52% 18
East Midlands -5 70 £300 -7.69% 37
Midlands -2 4 £450 -10.00%
South Coast - 1 - -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 3393 (66.80%) Microsoft
2 1597 (31.44%) MS Office
3 1414 (27.84%) Windows
4 1243 (24.47%) Finance
5 1052 (20.71%) SQL
6 963 (18.96%) MS PowerPoint
7 951 (18.72%) SQL Server
8 869 (17.11%) Active Directory
9 808 (15.91%) Project Management
9 808 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
10 766 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
11 657 (12.94%) MS Project
12 630 (12.40%) ITIL
13 623 (12.27%) Security Cleared
14 609 (11.99%) SharePoint
15 567 (11.16%) .NET
16 517 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
17 496 (9.77%) MS Visio
18 490 (9.65%) Degree
19 475 (9.35%) C#
20 453 (8.92%) PRINCE2
21 439 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
22 432 (8.51%) Windows Server
23 430 (8.47%) Migration
24 422 (8.31%) Oracle
25 396 (7.80%) CRM
26 393 (7.74%) Banking
27 392 (7.72%) SC Cleared
28 371 (7.30%) Office 365
29 369 (7.27%) Windows 7

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
1 609 (11.99%) SharePoint
2 250 (4.92%) MS Exchange
3 160 (3.15%) Skype for Business
4 133 (2.62%) IIS
5 109 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
6 104 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2010
7 79 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 65 (1.28%) CMS
8 65 (1.28%) WebSphere
9 57 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 56 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
11 50 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2007
12 43 (0.85%) IBM Notes
13 39 (0.77%) SAS
14 36 (0.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 35 (0.69%) Confluence
16 31 (0.61%) Apache
16 31 (0.61%) Tomcat
17 25 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
17 25 (0.49%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1597 (31.44%) MS Office
2 963 (18.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 657 (12.94%) MS Project
4 496 (9.77%) MS Visio
5 104 (2.05%) Spreadsheet
6 29 (0.57%) Photoshop
7 21 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
8 15 (0.30%) InfoPath
9 12 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 11 (0.22%) Open Workbench
10 11 (0.22%) SPSS
11 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 8 (0.16%) AutoCAD
12 7 (0.14%) InDesign
13 2 (0.039%) Adobe Captivate
13 2 (0.039%) Camtasia
13 2 (0.039%) Revit
13 2 (0.039%) Stata
14 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.020%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 306 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 68 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
3 48 (0.95%) Dynamics NAV
4 35 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
5 18 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 17 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 16 (0.32%) Primavera
8 14 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
9 13 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
10 12 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
11 9 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
11 9 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
12 8 (0.16%) SAP hybris
13 7 (0.14%) CA PPM
13 7 (0.14%) Oracle Assets
13 7 (0.14%) SAP BPC
14 6 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.12%) Oracle Applications
14 6 (0.12%) WebTrends
15 5 (0.098%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 371 (7.30%) Office 365
2 354 (6.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (2.74%) IaaS
4 133 (2.62%) SaaS
5 116 (2.28%) PaaS
6 88 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
7 49 (0.96%) Yammer
8 37 (0.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 22 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 20 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 17 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 14 (0.28%) Boomi
13 12 (0.24%) HP Helion
14 10 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
15 8 (0.16%) GitHub
16 7 (0.14%) Google Drive
17 6 (0.12%) Adobe Analytics
18 5 (0.098%) G Suite
18 5 (0.098%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 190 (3.74%) DNS
2 152 (2.99%) Firewall
3 146 (2.87%) TCP/IP
4 143 (2.82%) DHCP
5 125 (2.46%) Internet
6 113 (2.22%) LAN
7 111 (2.19%) WAN
8 98 (1.93%) Skype
9 97 (1.91%) SAN
10 85 (1.67%) VPN
11 76 (1.50%) Wireless
12 69 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
13 49 (0.96%) VoIP
14 46 (0.91%) HTTP
15 44 (0.87%) LTE
15 44 (0.87%) Network Security
16 37 (0.73%) NAS
17 35 (0.69%) VoLTE
18 34 (0.67%) LDAP
19 32 (0.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 951 (18.72%) SQL Server
2 316 (6.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 312 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 218 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 187 (3.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 178 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 174 (3.43%) MS Access
8 124 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 90 (1.77%) Relational Database
10 85 (1.67%) Power BI
11 70 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
12 68 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 64 (1.26%) MySQL
14 58 (1.14%) Data Mining
15 56 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
16 55 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
17 48 (0.95%) QlikView
18 45 (0.89%) Big Data
18 45 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
19 38 (0.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 173 (3.41%) Visual Studio
2 145 (2.85%) JIRA
3 142 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (1.00%) Git (software)
5 45 (0.89%) Subversion
6 35 (0.69%) Selenium
7 27 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 26 (0.51%) TeamCity
9 23 (0.45%) NUnit
10 21 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
11 20 (0.39%) Maven
12 17 (0.33%) Eclipse
13 16 (0.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 15 (0.30%) Ant
14 15 (0.30%) Cucumber
15 13 (0.26%) SpecFlow
16 12 (0.24%) Oracle Forms
17 11 (0.22%) MSBuild
17 11 (0.22%) SoapUI
18 10 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1243 (24.47%) Finance
2 393 (7.74%) Banking
3 264 (5.20%) Retail
4 226 (4.45%) Telecoms
5 155 (3.05%) Marketing
6 140 (2.76%) Legal
7 128 (2.52%) Advertising
8 105 (2.07%) Investment Banking
9 88 (1.73%) Manufacturing
10 78 (1.54%) Law
11 72 (1.42%) Back Office
12 66 (1.30%) Front Office
13 45 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.79%) Publishing
15 38 (0.75%) Billing
15 38 (0.75%) French Language
16 37 (0.73%) Retail Banking
17 36 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
18 35 (0.69%) German Language
19 31 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 1242 (24.45%) Analyst
2 789 (15.53%) Developer
3 349 (6.87%) Project Manager
4 297 (5.85%) Consultant
5 284 (5.59%) Architect
6 237 (4.67%) Business Analyst
7 225 (4.43%) Administrator
8 219 (4.31%) Support Engineer
9 208 (4.10%) Support Analyst
10 207 (4.08%) Service Analyst
11 177 (3.48%) .NET Developer
12 174 (3.43%) Service Desk Analyst
13 157 (3.09%) Data Analyst
14 151 (2.97%) 2nd Line Support
15 144 (2.84%) SQL Developer
16 137 (2.70%) IT Support
17 122 (2.40%) Desktop Support
18 120 (2.36%) IT Analyst
19 104 (2.05%) C# Developer
20 99 (1.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 567 (11.16%) .NET
2 234 (4.61%) HTML
3 187 (3.68%) ASP.NET
3 187 (3.68%) XML
4 181 (3.56%) CSS
5 153 (3.01%) Web Services
6 111 (2.19%) .NET Framework
7 94 (1.85%) jQuery
8 80 (1.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 78 (1.54%) AngularJS
10 69 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web API
11 67 (1.32%) WCF
12 60 (1.18%) HTML5
13 54 (1.06%) REST
14 51 (1.00%) COM
14 51 (1.00%) SOAP
15 49 (0.96%) XSLT
16 46 (0.91%) JSON
17 44 (0.87%) Middleware
18 41 (0.81%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 766 (15.08%) Analytical Skills
2 330 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 185 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 119 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 81 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 75 (1.48%) User Experience
7 70 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 62 (1.22%) e-Learning
9 59 (1.16%) Visualisation
10 56 (1.10%) Smartphone
11 52 (1.02%) Statistics
12 48 (0.95%) Equities
13 46 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 44 (0.87%) Mathematics
14 44 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 42 (0.83%) Clustering
15 42 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 40 (0.79%) NHS
17 37 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (0.71%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1414 (27.84%) Windows
2 432 (8.51%) Windows Server
3 369 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 308 (6.06%) Linux
5 239 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 219 (4.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 176 (3.47%) Unix
8 159 (3.13%) Windows 10
9 124 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 107 (2.11%) Windows 8
11 105 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 81 (1.59%) Android
13 71 (1.40%) Apple iOS
14 58 (1.14%) AIX
15 55 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 53 (1.04%) Windows 2000
17 44 (0.87%) Mac OS X
18 32 (0.63%) Solaris
19 17 (0.33%) Windows Vista
20 13 (0.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 808 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
1 808 (15.91%) Project Management
2 630 (12.40%) ITIL
3 517 (10.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 453 (8.92%) PRINCE2
5 439 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
6 430 (8.47%) Migration
7 396 (7.80%) CRM
8 351 (6.91%) Change Management
9 306 (6.02%) Data Analysis
10 231 (4.55%) Service Management
11 225 (4.43%) Data Management
12 206 (4.06%) Analytics
13 204 (4.02%) Risk Management
14 201 (3.96%) Business Analysis
15 197 (3.88%) Programme Management
16 196 (3.86%) Scrum
17 190 (3.74%) SDLC
18 189 (3.72%) MVC
19 180 (3.54%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1052 (20.71%) SQL
2 475 (9.35%) C#
3 256 (5.04%) T-SQL
4 254 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 228 (4.49%) VBA
6 222 (4.37%) PowerShell
7 172 (3.39%) Java
8 138 (2.72%) C
9 132 (2.60%) VB
10 87 (1.71%) Python
11 65 (1.28%) C++
12 59 (1.16%) VB.NET
13 49 (0.96%) Perl
14 42 (0.83%) Shell Script
15 41 (0.81%) VBScript
16 31 (0.61%) PHP
17 27 (0.53%) PL/SQL
18 19 (0.37%) Scala
18 19 (0.37%) VB6
19 17 (0.33%) R
Qualifications
1 623 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 490 (9.65%) Degree
3 392 (7.72%) SC Cleared
4 205 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 135 (2.66%) DV Cleared
6 127 (2.50%) MCSE
7 95 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 76 (1.50%) PMP
9 71 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 63 (1.24%) ISEB
11 58 (1.14%) PMI Certification
12 56 (1.10%) CCNA
13 52 (1.02%) MCP
14 49 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 48 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
16 45 (0.89%) ISTQB
17 44 (0.87%) MCITP
18 43 (0.85%) MCSA
19 39 (0.77%) CISSP
20 26 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (4.04%) SLA
2 156 (3.07%) QA
3 100 (1.97%) Data Quality
4 53 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
5 35 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 31 (0.61%) COBIT
7 26 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 18 (0.35%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.24%) Basel III
9 12 (0.24%) ISO 9000
9 12 (0.24%) JSP 440
10 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
11 9 (0.18%) ISO27002
12 8 (0.16%) MiFID
13 7 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (0.12%) CRD IV
14 6 (0.12%) GxP
14 6 (0.12%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.098%) P3O
15 5 (0.098%) RMADS
System Software
1 869 (17.11%) Active Directory
2 237 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 115 (2.26%) Hyper-V
4 63 (1.24%) vSphere
5 53 (1.04%) XenApp
6 50 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
7 31 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 27 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 24 (0.47%) Microsoft App-V
10 23 (0.45%) XenDesktop
11 20 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
13 18 (0.35%) Docker
14 17 (0.33%) NFS
15 16 (0.32%) Terminal Services
15 16 (0.32%) XenServer
16 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 11 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
18 9 (0.18%) KVM
18 9 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 195 (3.84%) SCCM
2 48 (0.95%) SCOM
3 32 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 29 (0.57%) WSUS
5 24 (0.47%) Backup Exec
6 22 (0.43%) Puppet
7 17 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 14 (0.28%) AirWatch
8 14 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 13 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
9 13 (0.26%) Nagios
9 13 (0.26%) WMI
10 12 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
10 12 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.22%) Ansible
11 11 (0.22%) HP SiteScope
12 10 (0.20%) NetBackup
13 8 (0.16%) Cisco UCCX
14 7 (0.14%) OpenAM
14 7 (0.14%) OpenIDM
Vendors
1 3393 (66.80%) Microsoft
2 422 (8.31%) Oracle
3 366 (7.21%) VMware
4 258 (5.08%) SAP
5 240 (4.73%) Citrix
6 216 (4.25%) Cisco
7 144 (2.84%) HP
8 119 (2.34%) Remedy
9 107 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
10 78 (1.54%) Google
11 74 (1.46%) Dell
12 68 (1.34%) IBM
13 63 (1.24%) Red Hat
14 58 (1.14%) CheckPoint
15 56 (1.10%) Adobe
16 54 (1.06%) Apple
17 51 (1.00%) Tableau
18 45 (0.89%) Infor
19 44 (0.87%) ServiceNow
20 43 (0.85%) Lotus
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £80 - £130 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £22 per hour
Posted: 53 minutes ago
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 40 minutes ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Diss, Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Rate: up to £22.93 per hour Ltd co / c.£33,000 per anum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Red10
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £25,000 - £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Spring Technology
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
onezeero.
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £570 - £620 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £335.76 - £377.73 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £20k - 22k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £140 - 160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Modis International
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £112.50 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago