The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.36% 6.60% 4.50%
As % of the Applications category 51.22% 54.17% 43.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 10
Median daily rate £330 £225 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £122 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £475 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
East of England

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

Applications Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.42% 12.18% 10.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 23
Median daily rate £300 £225 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 1
Median hourly rate £30.04 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.23% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +2 16 £300 -11.11% 2
Bedford -2 3 £125 -41.17% 7
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
3 14 (31.82%) SOA
4 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 13 (29.55%) Microservices
5 12 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 12 (27.27%) REST
5 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (27.27%) SOAP
5 12 (27.27%) .NET
6 11 (25.00%) C#
7 10 (22.73%) MS Office
7 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
8 9 (20.45%) Windows
8 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
9 8 (18.18%) Middleware
10 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
10 7 (15.91%) JBoss
10 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (13.64%) Finance
11 6 (13.64%) TDD
11 6 (13.64%) AOP
12 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
12 5 (11.36%) User Stories
12 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
13 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
13 4 (9.09%) Degree
13 4 (9.09%) Low Latency

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 7 (15.91%) JBoss
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Domino
2 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.55%) Confluence
3 2 (4.55%) Mule
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.27%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 5 (11.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.09%) MS Project
4 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.82%) SAP HANA
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) JIRA
1 3 (6.82%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (6.82%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (6.82%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.82%) Retail
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Analyst
2 13 (29.55%) Architect
3 10 (22.73%) Technical Architect
4 9 (20.45%) Service Analyst
5 7 (15.91%) Developer
5 7 (15.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
7 4 (9.09%) .NET Designer
7 4 (9.09%) Designer
7 4 (9.09%) Senior Designer
7 4 (9.09%) SOA Designer
8 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) CRM Architect
8 3 (6.82%) CRM Solutions Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Integration Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Messaging Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Middleware Architect
8 3 (6.82%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) SOA Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
1 12 (27.27%) REST
1 12 (27.27%) SOAP
2 8 (18.18%) Middleware
3 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 4 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.27%) Leaflet
5 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (11.36%) Data Integration
4 3 (6.82%) NHS
5 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.27%) iPhone
6 1 (2.27%) PMI
6 1 (2.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) VxWorks
2 3 (6.82%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.82%) SOA
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
3 13 (29.55%) Microservices
4 12 (27.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (22.73%) E-Commerce
6 9 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.91%) Data Modelling
8 6 (13.64%) AOP
8 6 (13.64%) TDD
9 5 (11.36%) User Stories
10 4 (9.09%) Low Latency
10 4 (9.09%) Migration
10 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (6.82%) CRM
11 3 (6.82%) OO
11 3 (6.82%) UML
11 3 (6.82%) Validation
11 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (6.82%) Ada
2 3 (6.82%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
1 4 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) APMP
3 1 (2.27%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) VCP5
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.27%) NFS
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 36 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Red Hat
3 4 (9.09%) SAP
4 3 (6.82%) Apple
4 3 (6.82%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) Lotus
4 3 (6.82%) Symantec
5 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.27%) IBM
6 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.27%) Veeam
6 1 (2.27%) VMware
6 1 (2.27%) WSO2
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