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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 23 14
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.32% 3.13% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 52.17% 33.33% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 8
Average daily rate
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£356 £263 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £263 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £289 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
MS Excel
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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
23 21 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 14.02% 9.38% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 12
Average daily rate £356 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £263 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £476 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 May 2015.

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 May 2015, 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 17 (65.38%) MS Office
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Project Management
4 8 (30.77%) Legal
5 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
6 6 (23.08%) SAP
7 5 (19.23%) Procure-to-pay
8 4 (15.38%) SAP SRM
8 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
8 4 (15.38%) MS Project
8 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (15.38%) Ariba
9 3 (11.54%) Change Management
9 3 (11.54%) MBA
9 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (11.54%) SQL
9 3 (11.54%) Test Management
10 2 (7.69%) QlikView
10 2 (7.69%) jQuery
10 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (7.69%) HTML
10 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 2 (7.69%) Cognos
10 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (7.69%) Windows

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project Server
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.85%) Maximo
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (7.69%) QlikView
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
1 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Legal
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
3 2 (7.69%) PMO Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Technical Writer
3 2 (7.69%) PMO Lead
3 2 (7.69%) Consultant
3 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Functional Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Junior Project Manager
4 1 (3.85%) SAP Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Junior
4 1 (3.85%) Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) jQuery
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) EDI
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) AIX
2 1 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Project Management
2 6 (23.08%) Data Privacy
2 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (19.23%) Procure-to-pay
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
5 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Data Security
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) SAP Implementation
6 1 (3.85%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) Korn
3 1 (3.85%) C#
3 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
2 3 (11.54%) MBA
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) SAP
3 4 (15.38%) Business Objects
3 4 (15.38%) Ariba
4 2 (7.69%) Cognos
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Planview
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
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