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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 5.13% - 12.00%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% - 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate
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£325 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 16.67% 1.92% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 2
Average daily rate £350 £301 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -29.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 August 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) MS Office
3 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Time Management
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (25.00%) Network Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) CCSA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) SCCM
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) MSI
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CA
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) VBScript
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 1 (12.50%) OS/400
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) Dell

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) tcpdump
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) OSPF
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSI
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iSeries
1 1 (12.50%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBScript
1 2 (25.00%) VB
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) CCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCDST
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) PMP
2 1 (12.50%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) McAfee
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Panasonic
4 1 (12.50%) Dell