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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 23 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 29 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.66% 8.95% 5.71%
As % of the Applications category 71.43% 78.38% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 17
Median daily rate £375 £550 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +44.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £655 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +6.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 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 £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
14 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 5.13% 11.42% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 25
Median daily rate £500 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £159 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £700 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
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 £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 4 £375 -36.17% 2
Dunstable -3 2 £550 - 2
Bedford -6 1 - - 4
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
5 6 (27.27%) HP
5 6 (27.27%) Dell
5 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
5 6 (27.27%) Firewall
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
6 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (22.73%) OLAP
6 5 (22.73%) XML
6 5 (22.73%) MS Access
6 5 (22.73%) VMware
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
6 5 (22.73%) OLTP
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (22.73%) Teradata
6 5 (22.73%) Data Mart
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (22.73%) SCCM

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 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
4 1 (4.55%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Firewall
2 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
4 2 (9.09%) LAN
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security
4 2 (9.09%) SMTP
4 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) Data Mart
2 5 (22.73%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (22.73%) MS Access
2 5 (22.73%) OLAP
2 5 (22.73%) OLTP
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Collaboration Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Exchange Migration Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Hadoop Architect
5 1 (4.55%) HR Advisor
5 1 (4.55%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Data Integration
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (40.91%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) ETL
1 4 (18.18%) Identity Management
2 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 3 (13.64%) Data Modelling
2 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
2 3 (13.64%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.09%) Change Control
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Network Management
4 1 (4.55%) Analytics
4 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Predictive Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CCNA
1 3 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) CCSA
3 1 (4.55%) CCIP
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) CCSP
3 1 (4.55%) CIPD
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
3 1 (4.55%) MCSA
3 1 (4.55%) MCSE
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (18.18%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 4 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
2 4 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 6 (27.27%) Dell
2 6 (27.27%) HP
3 5 (22.73%) Citrix
3 5 (22.73%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Teradata
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Avaya
5 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 2 (9.09%) Lotus
7 1 (4.55%) Ariba
7 1 (4.55%) NetApp
7 1 (4.55%) SAP
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