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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-22 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 126 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.69% 9.45% 10.17%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 59.15% 59.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 59 52
Median daily rate £425 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £204 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £410 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +22.44%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
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
102 213 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.37% 15.97% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 116 87
Median daily rate £350 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 18
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 £10.92 £14.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £22.50 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 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
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 29 August 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 -14 42 £425 +42.85% 7
High Wycombe +4 2 £384 +137.98%
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 42 (34.15%) MS Office
3 34 (27.64%) Project Management
4 33 (26.83%) Windows
5 28 (22.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
6 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
7 26 (21.14%) ITIL
7 26 (21.14%) Finance
8 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (16.26%) PRINCE2
10 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
10 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
11 18 (14.63%) SQL
11 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 17 (13.82%) HP
13 16 (13.01%) Citrix
13 16 (13.01%) Oracle
13 16 (13.01%) MS Visio
13 16 (13.01%) Banking
14 14 (11.38%) Unix
15 13 (10.57%) MS Project
15 13 (10.57%) Internet
16 12 (9.76%) .NET
16 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
16 12 (9.76%) SMTP
16 12 (9.76%) Migration
16 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
16 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (8.94%) IIS

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 12 (9.76%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.94%) IIS
3 8 (6.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.69%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.25%) Apache
6 4 (3.25%) MS Project Server
7 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.63%) SAS
8 2 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (34.15%) MS Office
2 28 (22.76%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (13.01%) MS Visio
4 13 (10.57%) MS Project
5 3 (2.44%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.81%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.81%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.81%) Traffica
2 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.63%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.57%) Internet
2 12 (9.76%) SMTP
3 9 (7.32%) FTP
4 8 (6.50%) SAN
5 7 (5.69%) DNS
6 6 (4.88%) Firewall
6 6 (4.88%) IPsec
6 6 (4.88%) iSCSI
6 6 (4.88%) LDAP
6 6 (4.88%) SSH
6 6 (4.88%) VPN
7 3 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.44%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.44%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.44%) SSL
8 2 (1.63%) DHCP
8 2 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.63%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.81%) 4G
9 1 (0.81%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.44%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.81%) Big Data
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
4 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.81%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.88%) JIRA
2 5 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.44%) Selenium
3 3 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.63%) MSTest
4 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.81%) Subversion
General
1 26 (21.14%) Finance
2 16 (13.01%) Banking
3 10 (8.13%) Retail
4 7 (5.69%) Spanish Language
5 6 (4.88%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.25%) Marketing
7 2 (1.63%) Automotive
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.63%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Electronics
8 1 (0.81%) German Language
Job Titles
1 29 (23.58%) Analyst
2 20 (16.26%) Project Manager
3 11 (8.94%) Developer
4 9 (7.32%) Consultant
4 9 (7.32%) Service Analyst
4 9 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
5 8 (6.50%) Test Manager
6 7 (5.69%) Administrator
7 6 (4.88%) Business Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (4.07%) Test Analyst
9 4 (3.25%) IT Administrator
9 4 (3.25%) Security Advisor
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Specialist
10 3 (2.44%) Resource Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Resource Planning Analyst
10 3 (2.44%) Test Automation Manager
10 3 (2.44%) Test Strategy Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.76%) .NET
2 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
2 8 (6.50%) CSS
2 8 (6.50%) HTML
2 8 (6.50%) HTML5
3 7 (5.69%) jQuery
3 7 (5.69%) SOAP
3 7 (5.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 6 (4.88%) Laravel
5 5 (4.07%) .NET Framework
5 5 (4.07%) XML
6 4 (3.25%) Web Services
7 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.44%) Middleware
8 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.63%) CSS3
8 2 (1.63%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.81%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.88%) CESG
3 6 (4.88%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.44%) PKI
6 2 (1.63%) CMDB
6 2 (1.63%) DataPower
6 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.81%) Informatics
7 1 (0.81%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Telematics
7 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 33 (26.83%) Windows
2 14 (11.38%) Unix
3 9 (7.32%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.69%) Linux
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (4.88%) CentOS
6 6 (4.88%) Ubuntu
6 6 (4.88%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.07%) zOS
8 4 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.44%) Android
9 3 (2.44%) Apple iOS
9 3 (2.44%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.81%) Solaris
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (27.64%) Project Management
2 26 (21.14%) ITIL
3 21 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (16.26%) PRINCE2
5 18 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (9.76%) Migration
7 10 (8.13%) Service Management
7 10 (8.13%) Test Scripting
8 9 (7.32%) Test Strategy
8 9 (7.32%) Workflow
9 8 (6.50%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (6.50%) Virtual Environments
10 7 (5.69%) Capacity Management
10 7 (5.69%) Defect Management
10 7 (5.69%) ERP
10 7 (5.69%) ITSM
10 7 (5.69%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (5.69%) Technical Analysis
11 6 (4.88%) Change Management
11 6 (4.88%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.63%) SQL
2 10 (8.13%) C#
2 10 (8.13%) Java
3 8 (6.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.69%) VB
5 6 (4.88%) PHP
6 3 (2.44%) VBScript
7 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) COBOL
8 1 (0.81%) Python
8 1 (0.81%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) VBA
8 1 (0.81%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (21.95%) Security Cleared
2 19 (15.45%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 8 (6.50%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (4.88%) CEH
6 6 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (4.88%) CISSP
6 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.07%) ISEB
7 5 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.07%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.44%) MCSE
9 2 (1.63%) CAPM
9 2 (1.63%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.63%) PMP
9 2 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.81%) CCENT
10 1 (0.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.50%) SLA
2 6 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (4.88%) RMADS
3 4 (3.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.44%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.63%) BS25999
5 2 (1.63%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.63%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.81%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.81%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (21.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.88%) NFS
3 6 (4.88%) Sendmail
3 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.63%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.81%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) SCOM
2 7 (5.69%) OVSD
3 4 (3.25%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.25%) SCCM
4 1 (0.81%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.81%) Netcool
Vendors
1 77 (62.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (13.82%) HP
3 16 (13.01%) Citrix
3 16 (13.01%) Oracle
4 9 (7.32%) VMware
5 8 (6.50%) Cisco
5 8 (6.50%) Remedy
6 7 (5.69%) IBM
7 6 (4.88%) CheckPoint
8 5 (4.07%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.25%) NetApp
10 3 (2.44%) F5
10 3 (2.44%) IronPort
10 3 (2.44%) SAP
11 2 (1.63%) EMC
11 2 (1.63%) IFS
11 2 (1.63%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.63%) Symantec
11 2 (1.63%) Veeam
12 1 (0.81%) Juniper
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