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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.45% 7.45% 7.92%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 54.55% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 15
Median daily rate £220 £413 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £266 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £484 £554
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
14 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.66% 13.66% 11.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 18
Median daily rate £264 £310 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.83% -24.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £215 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £550 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 December 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 6 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (50.00%) Document Management
3 3 (37.50%) Maximo
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) GIS
3 3 (37.50%) Documentum
3 3 (37.50%) EAM
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) XenApp
5 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 3 (37.50%) Documentum
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maximo
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) GIS
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Project Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) System Design Authority
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) e-Learning
3 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Document Management
2 3 (37.50%) EAM
3 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Contact Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) System Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Kaseya
3 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds