The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gatwick region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 8 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 4.88% 11.11% -
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate £535 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
West Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Gatwick region.

Applications Category
Gatwick
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.20% 18.52% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £470 £293 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Gatwick region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Gatwick region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Gatwick region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Gatwick region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 10 (62.50%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) Finance
4 8 (50.00%) MS Project
5 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) MS Office
6 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
6 5 (31.25%) Time Management
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
7 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
7 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (18.75%) VMware
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
8 3 (18.75%) Law
8 3 (18.75%) CRM
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 3 (18.75%) Citrix
8 3 (18.75%) HP
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (18.75%) SAN
8 3 (18.75%) NetApp
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gatwick region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Project
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.25%) Intranet
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Network Security
3 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
3 1 (6.25%) SNMP
3 1 (6.25%) WAN
General
1 9 (56.25%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (18.75%) Law
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) CRM Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) CRM Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) PMO Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Manager
4 1 (6.25%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Lead
4 1 (6.25%) Public Sector Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Data ONTAP
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
2 5 (31.25%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (18.75%) Case Management
4 3 (18.75%) CRM
4 3 (18.75%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
4 3 (18.75%) Project Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL
5 2 (12.50%) Process Management
5 2 (12.50%) Programme Office Management
5 2 (12.50%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (12.50%) CBAP
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CCNP
4 1 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (6.25%) MCSA
4 1 (6.25%) MCSE
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.25%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) NetApp
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) LANDesk
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Sophos
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec