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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.21% 7.27% 9.27%
As % of the Applications category 61.54% 66.67% 40.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 7
Average daily rate
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£396 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.43% -3.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
26 24 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 13.33% 10.91% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 20
Average daily rate £413 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £219 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £403 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) MS Office
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
3 10 (32.26%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (16.13%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle
6 5 (16.13%) HTML
6 5 (16.13%) SQL
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
6 5 (16.13%) SAP
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 4 (12.90%) AIX
7 4 (12.90%) UNIX
7 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
7 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
7 4 (12.90%) jQuery
7 4 (12.90%) Korn
7 4 (12.90%) JIRA
7 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (9.68%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 3 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) Lync
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) MS Project Server
3 1 (3.23%) WorkSite
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Project
4 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) SAP SRM
2 1 (3.23%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) DMZ
1 2 (6.45%) Multicast
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) WAN
2 1 (3.23%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.23%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
2 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.23%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
3 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Support Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Support
3 4 (12.90%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Administrator
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.23%) Report Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.23%) Project Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Test Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) HTML
1 5 (16.13%) CSS
2 4 (12.90%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (3.23%) .NET
3 1 (3.23%) DHTML
3 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.23%) SOAP
3 1 (3.23%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.45%) Handset
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Data Conversion
3 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.23%) PMI
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) AIX
2 4 (12.90%) UNIX
3 2 (6.45%) OS/2
4 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Change Management
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
3 3 (9.68%) Test Management
3 3 (9.68%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.45%) Document Management
4 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Procure-to-pay
5 1 (3.23%) Test Planning
5 1 (3.23%) People Management
5 1 (3.23%) Validation
5 1 (3.23%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
2 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
2 4 (12.90%) Korn
3 3 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 1 (3.23%) VBScript
5 1 (3.23%) VB
5 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) MBA
3 1 (3.23%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.23%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) HP SIM
1 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 2 (6.45%) Business Objects
3 2 (6.45%) Symbian
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Ariba
3 2 (6.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Planview
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau
4 1 (3.23%) NetIQ
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) EMC