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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 12.50% - 18.37%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% - 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£475 - £305
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 20.83% 5.71% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 10
Average daily rate £293 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 - £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 - £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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
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 27 January 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) QlikView
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
3 2 (33.33%) Analytics
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Baan

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Payables
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) QlikView
1 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Snowflake Schema
2 1 (16.67%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MorphX
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) MI Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
1 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Developer
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Coaching
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (33.33%) Tableau
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) Baan
4 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft