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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 23 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.38% 5.57% 3.60%
As % of the Applications category 45.16% 43.18% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 8
Median daily rate £425 £270 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -24.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £139 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £535 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £13.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
31 44 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 9.69% 12.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 33 36
Median daily rate £330 £200 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £111 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £584 £438 £539
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 8
Median hourly rate £8.25 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.00% -3.84%
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 0 10 £393 -15.13% 3
Bedford +1 2 £138 -14.06% 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) SOA
3 13 (40.63%) Microservices
4 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (37.50%) REST
4 12 (37.50%) .NET
4 12 (37.50%) SOAP
4 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 12 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
5 11 (34.38%) C#
6 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 8 (25.00%) Middleware
8 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (21.88%) JBoss
9 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
9 7 (21.88%) ITIL
9 7 (21.88%) MS Office
9 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (21.88%) Hybrid Cloud
10 6 (18.75%) TDD
10 6 (18.75%) AOP
11 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
11 5 (15.63%) User Stories
12 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
12 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
12 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
12 4 (12.50%) WCF
13 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server

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 (21.88%) JBoss
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Domino
2 3 (9.38%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Confluence
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Mule
4 1 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Firewall
1 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Architect
1 10 (31.25%) Technical Architect
2 9 (28.13%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
4 5 (15.63%) Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Senior Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Designer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Designer
5 4 (12.50%) SOA Designer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Integration Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Messaging Developer
6 3 (9.38%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) SOA Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) .NET
1 12 (37.50%) REST
1 12 (37.50%) SOAP
2 8 (25.00%) Middleware
3 7 (21.88%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 4 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (3.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Camel
5 1 (3.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (21.88%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.13%) iPhone
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
4 1 (3.13%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) SOA
2 13 (40.63%) Microservices
3 12 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 12 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 10 (31.25%) E-Commerce
5 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (21.88%) Data Modelling
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
7 6 (18.75%) AOP
7 6 (18.75%) TDD
8 5 (15.63%) User Stories
9 4 (12.50%) Low Latency
10 3 (9.38%) Migration
10 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
11 2 (6.25%) Data Transformation
11 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (3.13%) Email Migration
12 1 (3.13%) Line Management
12 1 (3.13%) Translating Business Requirements
12 1 (3.13%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.13%) VCP5
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (15.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.13%) NFS
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) SCCM
3 1 (3.13%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.38%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) Lotus
3 3 (9.38%) Symantec
4 2 (6.25%) Atlassian
4 2 (6.25%) Dell
4 2 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) Apple
5 1 (3.13%) Avaya
5 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.13%) Veeam
5 1 (3.13%) WSO2