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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 32 13
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 15 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.76% 3.33% 8.90%
As % of the Applications category 44.90% 31.25% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 14
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£213 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £133 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £410 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
49 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 12.83% 10.67% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 19
Average daily rate £215 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £145 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.07% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 9 £450 +16.12% 2
Bedford 0 7 £125 -60.31% 8
Dunstable -4 1 £350 +204.34% 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (29.41%) MS Office
4 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
4 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
4 10 (19.61%) Citrix
5 8 (15.69%) ITIL
5 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
6 7 (13.73%) DHCP
6 7 (13.73%) DNS
6 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
6 7 (13.73%) Lotus Domino
6 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
6 7 (13.73%) Lotus
7 6 (11.76%) VMware
8 5 (9.80%) Finance
8 5 (9.80%) Retail
8 5 (9.80%) Project Management
8 5 (9.80%) SLA
8 5 (9.80%) FTP
8 5 (9.80%) IIS
8 5 (9.80%) MS Project
8 5 (9.80%) SCCM
8 5 (9.80%) SCOM
8 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
8 5 (9.80%) Statistics
9 4 (7.84%) Problem Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (13.73%) IBM Notes
1 7 (13.73%) Lotus Domino
1 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.80%) IIS
3 1 (1.96%) CMS
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) SAS
3 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 15 (29.41%) MS Office
3 5 (9.80%) MS Project
4 2 (3.92%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.96%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.96%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) PaaS
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) DHCP
1 7 (13.73%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) FTP
3 4 (7.84%) VPN
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) CorVu
3 1 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
3 1 (1.96%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
1 5 (9.80%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Local Government
2 1 (1.96%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.96%) Law
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Administrator
3 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Report Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Web Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) IT Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) IT Support
8 2 (3.92%) Wintel Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) Web Services
2 3 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (1.96%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Data Integration
1 5 (9.80%) Statistics
2 3 (5.88%) SecurID
3 2 (3.92%) Data Extraction
3 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) E-Commerce
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Project Management
4 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
4 4 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.88%) Network Design
5 3 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) CRM
5 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Coaching
5 3 (5.88%) DevOps
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
5 3 (5.88%) Data Mapping
6 2 (3.92%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) VBScript
3 1 (1.96%) C#
3 1 (1.96%) C++
3 1 (1.96%) Java
3 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (5.88%) PMP
1 3 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 3 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) CIMA
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
2 1 (1.96%) ACCA
2 1 (1.96%) CCA
2 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.96%) AAT
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
1 5 (9.80%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (72.55%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.61%) Citrix
3 7 (13.73%) Lotus
4 6 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (5.88%) Symantec
5 3 (5.88%) Akamai
5 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
6 2 (3.92%) McAfee
6 2 (3.92%) SAP
7 1 (1.96%) Civica
7 1 (1.96%) Altiris
7 1 (1.96%) Minitab
7 1 (1.96%) Teradata
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
7 1 (1.96%) Cognos
7 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.96%) Cisco
7 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
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