The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Croydon with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Office Excel
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 30 14
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 1.21% 3.33% 8.62%
As % of the Applications category 8.33% 60.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Median daily rate £500 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +49.25% -18.78%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  

MS 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 24 15 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 14.55% 5.56% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 23
Median daily rate £444 £175 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +153.57% -58.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £443 £524
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Croydon

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Croydon

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Croydon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Croydon region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) ETRM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Aligne

MS 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Aligne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
1 3 (50.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ETRM Expert
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) ETRM
2 1 (16.67%) IT Governance
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) ITSM
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Ticket Management
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Adobe
2 1 (16.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) Snow
2 1 (16.67%) VMware