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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.50% 16.36% 13.16%
As % of the Applications category 63.64% 64.29% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
Average daily rate
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£424 £363 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.89% -2.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £123 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £401 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
11 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 19.64% 25.45% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 12
Average daily rate £424 £250 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.50% -27.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £120 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £413 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (28.57%) MS Project
3 6 (28.57%) MS Office
3 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (23.81%) User Stories
5 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
5 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
5 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (19.05%) WCF
5 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
5 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
5 4 (19.05%) C#
5 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.76%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Project
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Intranet
2 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) SAN
3 1 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (4.76%) SNMP
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
1 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (19.05%) MSBuild
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) CRM Business Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) CRM Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 3 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (9.52%) SharePoint Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
1 4 (19.05%) WCF
1 4 (19.05%) Entity Framework
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) CRM
2 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 5 (23.81%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) User Stories
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
4 4 (19.05%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) OOP
4 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.52%) Time Management
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) C#
1 4 (19.05%) PL/SQL
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
1 2 (9.52%) XenApp
2 1 (4.76%) vSphere
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco
3 2 (9.52%) HP
3 2 (9.52%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) NetApp
3 2 (9.52%) VMware
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) LANDesk
4 1 (4.76%) SolarWinds
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec