The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 18 31 8
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 61 56 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.32% 5.80% 13.49%
As % of the Applications category 62.89% 45.53% 65.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 58
Median daily rate £275 £248 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £117 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £345 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 20
Median hourly rate £9.65 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.44% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £8.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.24 £17.77 £17.15
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
97 123 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.64% 12.73% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 58 96
Median daily rate £233 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 30
Median hourly rate £10.40 £14.50 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% +1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.77 £18.35
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 Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 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
Milton Keynes +8 50 £315 +22.68% 13
High Wycombe -3 3 £188 +59.57% 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 83 (67.48%) Microsoft
2 39 (31.71%) MS Office
3 34 (27.64%) Finance
4 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
5 32 (26.02%) Windows
6 27 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
7 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
8 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
9 22 (17.89%) MS Project
10 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
11 19 (15.45%) ITIL
12 17 (13.82%) Project Management
13 16 (13.01%) Oracle
14 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
14 15 (12.20%) Unix
15 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (10.57%) DV Cleared
16 13 (10.57%) Linux
16 13 (10.57%) Logistics
17 12 (9.76%) Banking
18 11 (8.94%) SQL
18 11 (8.94%) SCCM
19 10 (8.13%) SLA
19 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
20 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
20 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
20 9 (7.32%) Matrix Organization
21 8 (6.50%) Time Management
21 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
21 8 (6.50%) DB2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 20 (16.26%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.50%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.88%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.81%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.81%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 39 (31.71%) MS Office
2 27 (21.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 22 (17.89%) MS Project
4 9 (7.32%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.25%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.63%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.81%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) IaaS
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) ATM
1 7 (5.69%) SAN
2 5 (4.07%) Firewall
3 4 (3.25%) IPsec
4 3 (2.44%) DHCP
4 3 (2.44%) WAN
4 3 (2.44%) Wireless
5 2 (1.63%) ADSL
5 2 (1.63%) DNS
5 2 (1.63%) Ethernet
5 2 (1.63%) FTP
5 2 (1.63%) Internet
5 2 (1.63%) MPLS
5 2 (1.63%) SMTP
5 2 (1.63%) SSH
5 2 (1.63%) VoIP
5 2 (1.63%) VPN
5 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.81%) LAN
6 1 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) DB2
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.63%) MySQL
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.81%) MS Access
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.81%) Power BI
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.44%) JIRA
2 3 (2.44%) Selenium
2 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.63%) MSTest
3 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
General
1 34 (27.64%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.25%) Legal
6 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.44%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
8 1 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (30.89%) Analyst
2 15 (12.20%) Project Manager
3 13 (10.57%) Administrator
4 7 (5.69%) Project Administrator
5 6 (4.88%) Consultant
5 6 (4.88%) Developer
5 6 (4.88%) IT Support
5 6 (4.88%) Service Analyst
5 6 (4.88%) Support Officer
6 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.07%) Security Consultant
6 5 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Data Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Project Officer
7 4 (3.25%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (3.25%) Security Technical Consultant
7 4 (3.25%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.25%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (3.25%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) .NET
1 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET
1 1 (0.81%) Backbone.js
1 1 (0.81%) CSS
1 1 (0.81%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.88%) Mainframe
4 4 (3.25%) CESG
4 4 (3.25%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.25%) Statistics
5 3 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.44%) Replication
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
6 2 (1.63%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.63%) e-Health
6 2 (1.63%) IVR
7 1 (0.81%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.81%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.81%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Windows
2 15 (12.20%) Unix
3 13 (10.57%) Linux
4 7 (5.69%) Solaris
4 7 (5.69%) Windows 7
5 6 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.88%) zOS
6 5 (4.07%) Android
6 5 (4.07%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.07%) Windows Vista
7 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.44%) CentOS
8 3 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.81%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (15.45%) ITIL
2 17 (13.82%) Project Management
3 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 13 (10.57%) Logistics
5 10 (8.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (7.32%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (6.50%) Release Management
7 8 (6.50%) Risk Management
7 8 (6.50%) Time Management
8 7 (5.69%) Change Management
9 6 (4.88%) Migration
9 6 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (4.88%) Programme Management
10 5 (4.07%) ERP
10 5 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
10 5 (4.07%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (4.07%) Scrum
10 5 (4.07%) Service Delivery
10 5 (4.07%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.94%) SQL
2 4 (3.25%) C#
3 2 (1.63%) C++
3 2 (1.63%) Java
3 2 (1.63%) VB
3 2 (1.63%) VBScript
4 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.81%) C
4 1 (0.81%) F#
4 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.81%) Python
4 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.81%) VBA
Qualifications
1 33 (26.83%) Security Cleared
2 24 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.57%) DV Cleared
4 6 (4.88%) CEH
5 4 (3.25%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (3.25%) CISSP
5 4 (3.25%) CREST Certified
5 4 (3.25%) OSCP
5 4 (3.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.44%) ISEB
6 3 (2.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (2.44%) PMP
6 3 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.63%) APMP
7 2 (1.63%) CCNA
7 2 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.63%) Degree
7 2 (1.63%) MCSE
7 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.13%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) QA
3 4 (3.25%) RMADS
4 2 (1.63%) BS25999
4 2 (1.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.63%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (18.70%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) vCloud
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.44%) vSphere
5 2 (1.63%) Sendmail
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.81%) Docker
6 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 11 (8.94%) SCCM
2 3 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.63%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.63%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.63%) OVSD
3 2 (1.63%) vMotion
4 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.81%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.81%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.81%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) SCOM
4 1 (0.81%) vRealize
4 1 (0.81%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (67.48%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.01%) Oracle
3 8 (6.50%) VMware
4 7 (5.69%) Remedy
5 6 (4.88%) Avaya
5 6 (4.88%) HP
6 5 (4.07%) Cisco
7 3 (2.44%) F5
7 3 (2.44%) Genesys
7 3 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.63%) CA
8 2 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.63%) Computacenter
8 2 (1.63%) Symantec
8 2 (1.63%) Veeam
9 1 (0.81%) BMC
9 1 (0.81%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.81%) Intel Security
9 1 (0.81%) Juniper
9 1 (0.81%) Planview
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