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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 63 133 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.48% 9.62% 10.57%
As % of the Applications category 50.81% 57.08% 58.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 60 50
Median daily rate £425 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £207 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £438 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £27.50 £15.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -8.66%
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
124 233 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 14.73% 16.85% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 120 85
Median daily rate £392 £300 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.66% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £183 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £478 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 26
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.80 £25.50 £16.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 2016.

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 26 September 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
Milton Keynes -10 48 £425 +41.66% 11
High Wycombe +5 3 £384 +137.98%
Amersham +2 1 £375 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 79 (67.52%) Microsoft
2 39 (33.33%) MS Office
3 33 (28.21%) Windows
4 27 (23.08%) Project Management
5 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 26 (22.22%) ITIL
5 26 (22.22%) Finance
6 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
7 24 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
8 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
9 18 (15.38%) Oracle
10 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (13.68%) Banking
11 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
12 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
12 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
13 14 (11.97%) Citrix
13 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
14 13 (11.11%) SQL
14 13 (11.11%) Unix
14 13 (11.11%) MS Project
15 12 (10.26%) HP
16 11 (9.40%) Internet
16 11 (9.40%) Retail
16 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
17 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
18 9 (7.69%) Linux

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 15 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.69%) IIS
2 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
4 5 (4.27%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (3.42%) Skype for Business
6 3 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.71%) Apache
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.71%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.71%) SAS
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (33.33%) MS Office
2 24 (20.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (11.97%) MS Visio
4 13 (11.11%) MS Project
5 2 (1.71%) ProjectWise
5 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.85%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Office 365
2 2 (1.71%) IaaS
2 2 (1.71%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) Internet
2 8 (6.84%) FTP
2 8 (6.84%) SAN
2 8 (6.84%) SMTP
3 7 (5.98%) DNS
3 7 (5.98%) VPN
4 6 (5.13%) Firewall
4 6 (5.13%) IPsec
4 6 (5.13%) SSH
5 5 (4.27%) ATM
6 4 (3.42%) DHCP
7 3 (2.56%) iSCSI
7 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.71%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (1.71%) LDAP
8 2 (1.71%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.71%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (1.71%) SSL
8 2 (1.71%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) DB2
3 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.85%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) JIRA
1 5 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.56%) Selenium
2 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.71%) MSTest
3 2 (1.71%) SpecFlow
4 1 (0.85%) Subversion
General
1 26 (22.22%) Finance
2 16 (13.68%) Banking
3 11 (9.40%) Retail
4 5 (4.27%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 2 (1.71%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.71%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Electronics
7 1 (0.85%) German Language
Job Titles
1 28 (23.93%) Analyst
2 20 (17.09%) Project Manager
3 11 (9.40%) Service Analyst
4 10 (8.55%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) Administrator
5 8 (6.84%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Consultant
6 7 (5.98%) Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Architect
8 4 (3.42%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (3.42%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.42%) Security Advisor
9 3 (2.56%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.56%) Resource Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Resource Planning Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Test Strategy Manager
9 3 (2.56%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.98%) .NET
2 4 (3.42%) SOAP
3 3 (2.56%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.56%) CSS
3 3 (2.56%) HTML
3 3 (2.56%) HTML5
3 3 (2.56%) Web Services
3 3 (2.56%) XML
4 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.71%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.71%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (1.71%) jQuery
4 2 (1.71%) Laravel
4 2 (1.71%) Middleware
4 2 (1.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.85%) CSS3
5 1 (0.85%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.85%) RESTful
5 1 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.55%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) CESG
3 6 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.13%) Cryptography
4 4 (3.42%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.56%) PKI
5 3 (2.56%) Replication
6 2 (1.71%) CMDB
6 2 (1.71%) DataPower
7 1 (0.85%) Clustering
7 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.85%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.85%) Statistics
7 1 (0.85%) User Experience
7 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 33 (28.21%) Windows
2 13 (11.11%) Unix
3 11 (9.40%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.69%) Linux
5 8 (6.84%) Windows Vista
6 7 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.13%) zOS
8 5 (4.27%) CentOS
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.42%) Solaris
9 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.42%) Windows XP
10 3 (2.56%) Android
10 3 (2.56%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.56%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.08%) Project Management
2 26 (22.22%) ITIL
3 17 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (13.68%) PRINCE2
5 15 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (7.69%) Test Strategy
7 8 (6.84%) Migration
7 8 (6.84%) Test Scripting
8 7 (5.98%) Capacity Management
8 7 (5.98%) Change Control
8 7 (5.98%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (5.98%) Logistics
8 7 (5.98%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (5.98%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) System Testing
8 7 (5.98%) Virtual Environments
9 6 (5.13%) Defect Management
9 6 (5.13%) Fuzz Testing
9 6 (5.13%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (5.13%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.11%) SQL
2 8 (6.84%) C#
3 6 (5.13%) Java
4 4 (3.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.56%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.56%) VB
6 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 2 (1.71%) VBScript
7 1 (0.85%) C++
7 1 (0.85%) Python
7 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 25 (21.37%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.24%) SC Cleared
3 13 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.13%) CEH
5 6 (5.13%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (5.13%) CISSP
5 6 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (3.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (3.42%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (3.42%) MCSE
8 3 (2.56%) ISEB
8 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.85%) APMP
10 1 (0.85%) CISM
10 1 (0.85%) HNC
10 1 (0.85%) HND
10 1 (0.85%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 6 (5.13%) QA
2 6 (5.13%) RMADS
3 3 (2.56%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.71%) BS25999
4 2 (1.71%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.85%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.85%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.13%) Sendmail
4 5 (4.27%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.42%) Hyper-V
6 3 (2.56%) NFS
7 2 (1.71%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.71%) vCloud
7 2 (1.71%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.71%) vSphere
8 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) SCCM
2 6 (5.13%) SCOM
3 5 (4.27%) OVSD
4 3 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.71%) vMotion
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView
6 1 (0.85%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 79 (67.52%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.38%) Oracle
3 14 (11.97%) Citrix
4 12 (10.26%) HP
5 8 (6.84%) Remedy
5 8 (6.84%) VMware
6 7 (5.98%) Cisco
7 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.42%) IBM
8 4 (3.42%) Veeam
9 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.56%) F5
9 3 (2.56%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.71%) EMC
10 2 (1.71%) Intel Security
10 2 (1.71%) IronPort
10 2 (1.71%) NetApp
10 2 (1.71%) Symantec
11 1 (0.85%) Infoblox
11 1 (0.85%) Riverbed
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