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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 6 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 9.84% 17.72% 8.33%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 87.50% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 1
Median daily rate £440 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
11 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gatwick 18.03% 20.25% 29.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 4
Median daily rate £460 £385 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.48% +71.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £239
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Gatwick

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gatwick region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 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 25 May 2016, 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Law
2 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Case Management
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) CRM Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) CRM Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Customer Services Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (14.29%) ICT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (14.29%) PMO Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support
2 1 (14.29%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Case Management
1 4 (57.14%) CRM
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ISEB
4 1 (14.29%) MCSA
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Intel Security