The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Uxbridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 10.71% 4.55% 7.65%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 41.67% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Average daily rate £380 £345 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.14% -14.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £295 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £420 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 12 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 21.43% 10.91% 12.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 16
Average daily rate £375 £380 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £288 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £590 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 5
Average hourly rate £14.04 £15.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.41% -32.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
London

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Uxbridge region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Uxbridge

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Uxbridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 13 (54.17%) MS Office
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) MS Project
5 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
6 4 (16.67%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (16.67%) Service Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Management
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 3 (12.50%) CIPD
7 3 (12.50%) Marketing
7 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
7 3 (12.50%) Windows
7 3 (12.50%) SLA
8 2 (8.33%) SAS
8 2 (8.33%) MCSE
8 2 (8.33%) Cognos
8 2 (8.33%) MCP
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
8 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) i-GRasp
8 2 (8.33%) Economics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Uxbridge 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 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) SSL
1 1 (4.17%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
2 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.33%) Law
3 2 (8.33%) Legal
3 2 (8.33%) French Language
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
3 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
3 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Officer
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Manager
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) PMO Lead
4 1 (4.17%) HR Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (4.17%) Blog
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
3 1 (4.17%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (16.67%) Data Management
3 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.33%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (4.17%) Workflow
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CIPD
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 2 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (4.17%) CCENT
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) MCITP
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CISSP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 2 (8.33%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (8.33%) Cognos
3 2 (8.33%) i-GRasp
4 1 (4.17%) Planview
4 1 (4.17%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Altiris
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco