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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 5.41% 8.06% 8.21%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 50.00% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 14
Average daily rate £375 £455 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.58% +70.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £309 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £487 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
South East

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
15 30 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 10.14% 16.13% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 17
Average daily rate £375 £413 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £296 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £32.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.46% +35.41%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Change Management
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (28.57%) MS Office
6 5 (23.81%) MS Access
6 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
7 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Data Management
7 4 (19.05%) SAP SRM
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) Project Management
7 4 (19.05%) Ariba
7 4 (19.05%) Procure-to-pay
8 3 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
8 3 (14.29%) Tableau
8 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) MBA
8 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (14.29%) Oracle
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) SQL
8 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
9 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
9 2 (9.52%) Project Planning

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Project
4 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) SAP SRM
2 2 (9.52%) Maximo
3 1 (4.76%) SAP GRC
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) MPLS
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (23.81%) MS Access
3 3 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (14.29%) Qlik Sense
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
4 1 (4.76%) DB2
4 1 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (4.76%) JasperReports
4 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AccuRev
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) DbUnit
1 1 (4.76%) EasyMock
1 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.76%) Grunt
1 1 (4.76%) HttpUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) JIRA
1 1 (4.76%) JUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) Protractor
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Data Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Procurement Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Data Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) HR Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Report Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Head of Support
4 1 (4.76%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Programme Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SPSS Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SPSS Data Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Statistical Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Transition Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Ajax
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Wicket
1 1 (4.76%) GWT
1 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) ICEfaces
1 1 (4.76%) J2EE
1 1 (4.76%) Java EE
1 1 (4.76%) JDO
1 1 (4.76%) JMS
1 1 (4.76%) JPA
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) JSF
1 1 (4.76%) JTA
1 1 (4.76%) RESTful
1 1 (4.76%) RichFaces
1 1 (4.76%) Spring
1 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
1 1 (4.76%) Struts2
1 1 (4.76%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Visualisation
3 2 (9.52%) FMCG
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Management
2 4 (19.05%) Data Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Migration
2 4 (19.05%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (19.05%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) Analytics
3 3 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Data Validation
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) Pattern Recognition
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (4.76%) Memory Management
5 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) MapBasic
2 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VB
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) MBA
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
1 1 (4.76%) SCOM
1 1 (4.76%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) SAP
3 4 (19.05%) Ariba
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (14.29%) Tableau
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Mapinfo
5 1 (4.76%) VMware