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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 128 133 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.24% 10.89% 9.15%
As % of the Applications category 57.66% 61.01% 63.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 56 38
Average daily rate
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£298 £253 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.82% -3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £130 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -19.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.20 £9.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £15.80 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
MS Excel
South East

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
222 218 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.03% 17.85% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 91 63
Average daily rate £300 £258 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.50% -0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £420 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 25
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £14.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -16.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Milton Keynes -3 111 £295 +18.00% 16
High Wycombe +3 6 £161 +4.03% 8
Amersham 0 1 - - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

1 159 (59.77%) Microsoft
2 104 (39.10%) MS Office
3 82 (30.83%) Finance
4 70 (26.32%) ITIL
5 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
6 63 (23.68%) Windows
7 56 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 52 (19.55%) SQL
9 49 (18.42%) SC Cleared
10 45 (16.92%) Project Management
11 38 (14.29%) Data Analysis
12 37 (13.91%) SLA
13 34 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
14 33 (12.41%) MS Project
15 31 (11.65%) HP
16 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
17 29 (10.90%) SharePoint
17 29 (10.90%) Banking
18 28 (10.53%) Management Information System
19 27 (10.15%) ATM
19 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
20 26 (9.77%) DV Cleared
21 25 (9.40%) Project Planning
22 23 (8.65%) Windows 7
22 23 (8.65%) MS Visio
23 21 (7.89%) PowerShell
24 20 (7.52%) CMDB
24 20 (7.52%) SCCM
24 20 (7.52%) .NET
25 19 (7.14%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 29 (10.90%) SharePoint
2 15 (5.64%) MS Exchange
3 12 (4.51%) Lync
4 8 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.50%) IIS
6 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.75%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.75%) SAS
8 2 (0.75%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.38%) Confluence
9 1 (0.38%) CMS
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Documentum
Applications
1 104 (39.10%) MS Office
2 56 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (12.41%) MS Project
4 23 (8.65%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.75%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.38%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.15%) ATM
2 16 (6.02%) Internet
3 15 (5.64%) LDAP
4 7 (2.63%) Firewall
5 5 (1.88%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.50%) LAN
6 4 (1.50%) WAN
6 4 (1.50%) SAN
7 3 (1.13%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.13%) ADSL
7 3 (1.13%) DNS
7 3 (1.13%) MPLS
7 3 (1.13%) Wireless
8 2 (0.75%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.75%) VoIP
8 2 (0.75%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.38%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.26%) DB2
2 14 (5.26%) DB2 UDB
3 6 (2.26%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (2.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.75%) Base SAS
5 2 (0.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.75%) MS Access
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.38%) JIRA
2 1 (0.38%) Selenium
2 1 (0.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 82 (30.83%) Finance
2 29 (10.90%) Banking
3 19 (7.14%) Financial Institution
4 14 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.63%) Retail
6 5 (1.88%) Automotive
7 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.13%) Advertising
8 3 (1.13%) Publishing
8 3 (1.13%) Local Government
9 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) German Language
Job Titles
1 102 (38.35%) Analyst
2 20 (7.52%) Project Manager
3 19 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 14 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 14 (5.26%) Consultant
5 13 (4.89%) Test Analyst
5 13 (4.89%) Security Analyst
6 11 (4.14%) Service Analyst
7 10 (3.76%) Project Coordinator
7 10 (3.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 9 (3.38%) Incident Manager
8 9 (3.38%) Report Analyst
9 8 (3.01%) Administrator
9 8 (3.01%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) Support Engineer
10 6 (2.26%) Support Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) Architect
10 6 (2.26%) MI Analyst
10 6 (2.26%) Financial Analyst
11 5 (1.88%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.52%) .NET
2 13 (4.89%) HTML
3 12 (4.51%) SOAP
4 11 (4.14%) XML
5 5 (1.88%) J2EE
6 4 (1.50%) SAP Basis
7 2 (0.75%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.75%) HTML5
7 2 (0.75%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.75%) Middleware
8 1 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.38%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.38%) SAML
8 1 (0.38%) Web Services
8 1 (0.38%) REST
8 1 (0.38%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.38%) WCF
8 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.78%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 20 (7.52%) CMDB
4 18 (6.77%) Data Centre
5 15 (5.64%) Statistics
6 10 (3.76%) Data Structures
7 8 (3.01%) Economics
7 8 (3.01%) Data Extraction
8 7 (2.63%) Computer Science
9 6 (2.26%) Clustering
10 5 (1.88%) PMI
11 4 (1.50%) Life Science
11 4 (1.50%) User Experience
12 3 (1.13%) Blackberry
12 3 (1.13%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.13%) e-Health
13 2 (0.75%) NHS
13 2 (0.75%) Thin Client
13 2 (0.75%) Credit Risk
13 2 (0.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (23.68%) Windows
2 23 (8.65%) Windows 7
3 15 (5.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.38%) UNIX
6 5 (1.88%) Linux
7 3 (1.13%) AIX
7 3 (1.13%) Solaris
7 3 (1.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.75%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.32%) ITIL
2 45 (16.92%) Project Management
3 38 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 25 (9.40%) Project Planning
5 19 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 18 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (6.39%) Migration
7 17 (6.39%) Service Management
8 15 (5.64%) Incident Management
8 15 (5.64%) Change Control
9 14 (5.26%) Technical Analysis
9 14 (5.26%) ITSM
10 13 (4.89%) Change Management
10 13 (4.89%) Configuration Management
10 13 (4.89%) CRM
10 13 (4.89%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (4.89%) Data Protection
11 12 (4.51%) Information Security
11 12 (4.51%) Security Management
12 11 (4.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (19.55%) SQL
2 21 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 14 (5.26%) VB
4 5 (1.88%) VBA
4 5 (1.88%) C#
5 4 (1.50%) Java
6 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.13%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 65 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 49 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 26 (9.77%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.51%) ISEB
5 11 (4.14%) CISSP
6 9 (3.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (3.01%) ISTQB
7 8 (3.01%) Degree
8 7 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (2.63%) MCSE
9 5 (1.88%) CCNA
9 5 (1.88%) PMP
9 5 (1.88%) PMI Certification
9 5 (1.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.50%) MCTS
10 4 (1.50%) MCITP
10 4 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.13%) MCP
11 3 (1.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (13.91%) SLA
2 8 (3.01%) Data Quality
3 7 (2.63%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.88%) BS25999
5 4 (1.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.50%) QA
6 3 (1.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (1.13%) GxP
7 2 (0.75%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.38%) P3O
System Software
1 27 (10.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.89%) Hyper-V
3 7 (2.63%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (1.13%) XenApp
4 3 (1.13%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.13%) vSphere
4 3 (1.13%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.38%) UAG
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (7.52%) SCCM
2 9 (3.38%) OVSD
3 7 (2.63%) SCOrch
4 6 (2.26%) SCOM
5 4 (1.50%) OpenView
6 3 (1.13%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (1.13%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.13%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.38%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.38%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.38%) Control-M
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (59.77%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.65%) HP
3 16 (6.02%) VMware
4 13 (4.89%) Cisco
5 11 (4.14%) Citrix
6 10 (3.76%) Oracle
7 9 (3.38%) NetApp
8 5 (1.88%) SAP
9 4 (1.50%) IBM
9 4 (1.50%) Remedy
10 3 (1.13%) CheckPoint
10 3 (1.13%) BMC
10 3 (1.13%) CA
10 3 (1.13%) EMC
10 3 (1.13%) Adobe
10 3 (1.13%) Lumension
10 3 (1.13%) Brocade
10 3 (1.13%) NetScout
10 3 (1.13%) 3PAR
10 3 (1.13%) Cyber-Ark
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