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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.94% 5.28% 7.23%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 32.93% 62.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 16 10
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £308 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £430 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
48 82 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.70% 16.05% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 14
Average daily rate £210 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £212 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £590 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £12.00 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.20 £37.05 £16.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +12 17 £450 +28.57% 4
Bedford +4 6 £160 -49.20% 9
Dunstable -2 1 £350 - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 17 (30.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (26.79%) MS Office
4 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 9 (16.07%) Windows
5 9 (16.07%) Finance
6 7 (12.50%) CRM
6 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 7 (12.50%) Statistics
7 6 (10.71%) MS Project
7 6 (10.71%) VMware
8 5 (8.93%) Migration
8 5 (8.93%) SQL
8 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.93%) Degree
8 5 (8.93%) Campaign Management
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
9 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 4 (7.14%) Project Management
9 4 (7.14%) ITIL
9 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (7.14%) Retail
10 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
10 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
10 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (5.36%) Incident Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 7 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
2 3 (5.36%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.79%) SAS
4 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 17 (30.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (26.79%) MS Office
3 6 (10.71%) MS Project
4 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.79%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DHCP
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) Intranet
1 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 1 (1.79%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.79%) VoIP
2 1 (1.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.79%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.79%) OLAP
4 1 (1.79%) MS Access
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (1.79%) VectorCAST
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 3 (5.36%) Local Government
4 2 (3.57%) French Language
4 2 (3.57%) Italian Language
4 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) General Ledger
5 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Administrator
3 8 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.93%) Report Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Architect
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Project Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Project Support Administrator
6 3 (5.36%) Data Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Support
7 2 (3.57%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (3.57%) IT Support
7 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.36%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) SOAP
2 2 (3.57%) WCF
2 2 (3.57%) REST
3 1 (1.79%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Statistics
2 3 (5.36%) NHS
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.50%) CRM
2 5 (8.93%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (8.93%) Migration
2 5 (8.93%) Campaign Management
3 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 4 (7.14%) IT Asset Management
3 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.14%) Project Management
3 4 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 4 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (5.36%) Data Modelling
4 3 (5.36%) Contact Management
4 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.36%) Software Engineering
4 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
4 3 (5.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.36%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) C#
3 1 (1.79%) C++
3 1 (1.79%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.79%) Ada
3 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.36%) PMP
2 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.57%) CCA
3 2 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.79%) ACCA
4 1 (1.79%) CIMA
4 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) AAT
4 1 (1.79%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) CCNP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) SLA
1 1 (1.79%) QA
1 1 (1.79%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.79%) XenApp
4 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (66.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) Citrix
3 6 (10.71%) VMware
4 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
4 3 (5.36%) Symantec
4 3 (5.36%) SAP
4 3 (5.36%) Lotus
5 2 (3.57%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle
6 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.79%) Cognos
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco
6 1 (1.79%) Ariba
6 1 (1.79%) Tableau
6 1 (1.79%) Minitab
6 1 (1.79%) Teradata
6 1 (1.79%) Altiris
6 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
Luton, Bedfordshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £550 - £625 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago