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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.46% 17.39% 9.68%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £363 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £401 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
15 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 23.08% 34.78% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 8
Average daily rate £400 £225 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £332 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £363 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 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 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 6 (35.29%) MS Project
3 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) .NET
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) Windows
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
5 4 (23.53%) MSBuild
5 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
5 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 4 (23.53%) WCF
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
5 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (23.53%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) OOP
5 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (23.53%) CRM
5 4 (23.53%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
5 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (11.76%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Project
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (11.76%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) RDBMS
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (23.53%) MSBuild
2 1 (5.88%) MorphX
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Project Manager
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) CRM Business Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) CRM Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (5.88%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
2 4 (23.53%) Entity Framework
3 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
4 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) PRINCE2
2 4 (23.53%) UML
2 4 (23.53%) OOP
2 4 (23.53%) CRM
2 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) Document Management
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Time Management
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
1 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
1 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (29.41%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
3 1 (5.88%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Baan
3 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
3 1 (5.88%) Google