The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
London / Croydon
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 38 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -17  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 3.57% 0.83% 7.09%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 28.57% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 10
Median daily rate £406 £190 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +113.81% -62.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £381
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £190 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 7 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 12.76% 2.92% 17.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 21
Median daily rate £438 £225 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +94.44% -54.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £197 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £305 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Croydon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Croydon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Croydon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Croydon over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Croydon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Croydon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Croydon

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Croydon region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (42.86%) SAS Macro
2 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Greenplum
2 3 (42.86%) REST
2 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (42.86%) sed
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) SAS
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) AWK
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Star Schema
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (42.86%) SAS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (42.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (42.86%) Star Schema
3 1 (14.29%) Big Data
3 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (14.29%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ETL
1 4 (57.14%) Validation
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Data Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Data Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) CMMI
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) AWK
1 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
1 3 (42.86%) SAS Macro
1 3 (42.86%) sed
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Data Quality
2 1 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Greenplum
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle