The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 7 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 2 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 6.67% 17.65% 4.44%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 85.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Average daily rate £125 £275 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
MS Excel
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Applications Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
3 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 10.00% 20.59% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 2
Average daily rate £125 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) MS Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) CCNP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Lotus
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
4 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
4 2 (33.33%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Presales
4 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (16.67%) CCSA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (16.67%) Server Building
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) Network Security

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford 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 2 (33.33%) IBM Domino
1 2 (33.33%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) BGP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) OSPF
1 1 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VoIP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 2 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNP
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCDP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSA
2 1 (16.67%) CCSE
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) VCP5
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (33.33%) Lotus
3 2 (33.33%) Symantec
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (16.67%) Intel
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