The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 15 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 6.02% 6.36% 4.80%
As % of the Applications category 53.57% 42.86% 41.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 3
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£350 £338 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.62% +50.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -6.66%
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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 Middlesex region.

Applications Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
28 42 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.24% 14.84% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 9
Average daily rate £370 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £421 £815
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.00 £29.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.51% -27.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (18.18%) SAP
4 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 4 (18.18%) MS Office
4 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.64%) QA
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) Migration
6 2 (9.09%) Handset
6 2 (9.09%) MS Access
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) OS/2
6 2 (9.09%) SQL
6 2 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
6 2 (9.09%) MS Project
6 2 (9.09%) CSS
6 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (9.09%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) Symbian
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) VPN
6 2 (9.09%) Document Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Data Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.55%) WorkSite
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
3 2 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP SD
1 1 (4.55%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.55%) InterSystems Cache
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.55%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Legal
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) MI Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) DBA
2 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
3 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
3 1 (4.55%) Tester
3 1 (4.55%) Junior
3 1 (4.55%) Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
3 1 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (4.55%) Administrator
3 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) CSS
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.55%) DHTML
2 1 (4.55%) SOAP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) EDI
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) CSS3
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Handset
2 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) Online Games
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) OS/2
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
2 2 (9.09%) Project Management
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 2 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (9.09%) Document Management
2 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Release Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.55%) Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
3 1 (4.55%) Test Planning
3 1 (4.55%) People Management
3 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) VBA
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
3 1 (4.55%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ACCA
1 1 (4.55%) CIMA
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.55%) Xen
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Symbian
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) EMC
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Lotus
4 1 (4.55%) NetIQ
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) Planview
4 1 (4.55%) Tableau