The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 6.31% 5.66% 16.67%
As % of the Applications category 29.17% 27.27% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 7
Average daily rate
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£250 £295 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £161 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £507 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.62% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.09 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 - £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.85 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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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 Uxbridge region.

Applications Category
Uxbridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Uxbridge 21.62% 20.75% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 9
Average daily rate £168 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.16% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £159 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £459 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 7 4
Average hourly rate £14.04 £14.04 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +65.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (22.22%) MS Office
4 3 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) CIMA
4 3 (16.67%) ACCA
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
5 2 (11.11%) Planview
5 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) Tableau
5 2 (11.11%) Analytics
5 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) MS Project

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project Server
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Visio
2 2 (11.11%) MS Project
2 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
3 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.56%) Star Schema
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) MI Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) IT Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Report Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Release Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.56%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Support
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) Visualforce
1 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
1 3 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (16.67%) ITIL
1 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 2 (11.11%) Performance Management
2 2 (11.11%) Analytics
2 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (11.11%) Data Analysis
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
3 1 (5.56%) Security Management
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow
3 1 (5.56%) Workflow Management
3 1 (5.56%) Logistics
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
1 2 (11.11%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.56%) C
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ACCA
1 3 (16.67%) CIMA
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) ISSAP
3 1 (5.56%) MCTS
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) MCP
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
1 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) Planview
3 2 (11.11%) Tableau
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Cognos
4 1 (5.56%) Ariba
4 1 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy