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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 5 14
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.53% 13.42% 10.12%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 80.00% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 34
Median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £115 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £10.30 £14.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
15 50 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.30% 16.78% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 48
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £185 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £591 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 4
Median hourly rate £10.30 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.95% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -12 3 £243 -55.90% 3
Bedford +2 2 £430 +22.85%
Dunstable -4 2 £550 -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (36.00%) SCCM
4 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (36.00%) VMware
5 8 (32.00%) HP
5 8 (32.00%) Dell
5 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (28.00%) vSphere
6 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
6 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (24.00%) Citrix
8 5 (20.00%) Avaya
8 5 (20.00%) OLTP
8 5 (20.00%) OLAP
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) Oracle
8 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (20.00%) MS Access

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 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.00%) IIS
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) DHCP
2 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) Network Security
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) Data Mart
2 5 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (20.00%) MS Access
2 5 (20.00%) OLAP
2 5 (20.00%) OLTP
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Advertising
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) IT Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Procurement Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Security Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) WAN Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Data Integration
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.00%) Clustering
4 1 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 4 (16.00%) ETL
3 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
3 3 (12.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.00%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (12.00%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) Line Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCSA
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CIPD
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (28.00%) VMware ESX
3 7 (28.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) VMware
3 8 (32.00%) Dell
3 8 (32.00%) HP
4 7 (28.00%) CheckPoint
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
6 5 (20.00%) Avaya
6 5 (20.00%) Oracle
6 5 (20.00%) Teradata
7 2 (8.00%) Cisco
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
8 1 (4.00%) Ariba
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago