The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 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 10 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 12.66% 6.00% 5.95%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 75.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £400 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £425 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -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 Woking region.

Applications Category
Woking
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Woking 18.99% 8.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Average daily rate £375 £413 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £400 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +40.00%
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 Woking

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Woking

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Woking

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Woking region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Woking

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Woking

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
3 9 (39.13%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
5 7 (30.43%) WCF
5 7 (30.43%) WPF
5 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (26.09%) Scrum
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 5 (21.74%) XML
7 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
7 5 (21.74%) SQL
7 5 (21.74%) CRM
7 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (21.74%) Office 365
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) BDD
8 4 (17.39%) REST
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
8 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (17.39%) QA
8 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 4 (17.39%) MVC
8 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Woking 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 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Project
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.35%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
2 1 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (4.35%) VoIP
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Visual Studio
1 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (34.78%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Law
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Project Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) CRM Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Pricing Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (4.35%) SAP SD Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) WCF
2 7 (30.43%) WPF
3 6 (26.09%) Web Services
4 5 (21.74%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) SOAP
5 4 (17.39%) REST
6 1 (4.35%) MSMQ
6 1 (4.35%) WinForms
6 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.35%) WF
6 1 (4.35%) CSLA.NET
6 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
3 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (26.09%) Scrum
3 5 (21.74%) CRM
4 4 (17.39%) MVC
4 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
4 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
5 3 (13.04%) Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineering
6 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 1 (4.35%) Data Validation
7 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
7 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.35%) Change Control
7 1 (4.35%) User Stories
7 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
3 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) ISEB
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) MCTS
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
2 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Apple
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.35%) HP