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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 7 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 166 132 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.76% 12.62% 7.80%
As % of the Applications category 65.87% 68.04% 37.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 64 23
Average daily rate
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£250 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 19
Average hourly rate £12.96 £15.00 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% +57.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £13.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £28.00 £21.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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
252 194 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.37% 18.55% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 85 60
Average daily rate £320 £259 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.55% -9.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 36
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £27.80 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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 -3 126 £250 -9.09% 22
High Wycombe +3 18 - - 6
Amersham +1 3 £300 - 1
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 202 (69.42%) Microsoft
2 106 (36.43%) MS Office
3 87 (29.90%) Windows
4 76 (26.12%) Security Cleared
5 75 (25.77%) Finance
6 72 (24.74%) ITIL
7 61 (20.96%) SC Cleared
8 54 (18.56%) MS PowerPoint
9 52 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
10 45 (15.46%) Project Management
11 43 (14.78%) SLA
12 41 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
13 39 (13.40%) Service Management
14 38 (13.06%) Active Directory
15 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
16 36 (12.37%) MS Project
16 36 (12.37%) Change Management
17 35 (12.03%) Windows 7
18 33 (11.34%) MCSE
19 30 (10.31%) Telecoms
19 30 (10.31%) VMware
20 28 (9.62%) MS Exchange
20 28 (9.62%) Validation
21 27 (9.28%) PRINCE2
21 27 (9.28%) Banking
22 26 (8.93%) SQL
22 26 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
23 25 (8.59%) UNIX
23 25 (8.59%) MS Visio
24 24 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 28 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2003
3 18 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 16 (5.50%) IIS
5 12 (4.12%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.41%) Lync
9 4 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.69%) MS Project Server
10 2 (0.69%) CMS
10 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 106 (36.43%) MS Office
2 54 (18.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (12.37%) MS Project
4 25 (8.59%) MS Visio
5 22 (7.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.37%) Office 365
2 3 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.19%) Internet
2 14 (4.81%) SAN
3 13 (4.47%) NAS
4 10 (3.44%) LAN
4 10 (3.44%) WAN
5 9 (3.09%) 2G
5 9 (3.09%) 3G
6 8 (2.75%) Firewall
6 8 (2.75%) 4G
6 8 (2.75%) ATM
7 7 (2.41%) LTE
8 6 (2.06%) GPRS
8 6 (2.06%) GSM
8 6 (2.06%) UMTS
8 6 (2.06%) Radio Access Network
9 5 (1.72%) MPLS
9 5 (1.72%) VoIP
9 5 (1.72%) Broadband
9 5 (1.72%) ADSL
9 5 (1.72%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.90%) MS Access
2 10 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.09%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 75 (25.77%) Finance
2 30 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.28%) Banking
4 6 (2.06%) Retail
5 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.72%) Back Office
5 5 (1.72%) Advertising
5 5 (1.72%) Publishing
6 4 (1.37%) Spanish Language
7 3 (1.03%) Automotive
7 3 (1.03%) Legal
8 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 110 (37.80%) Analyst
2 27 (9.28%) Support Analyst
3 24 (8.25%) 1st Line Support
4 23 (7.90%) Administrator
5 19 (6.53%) Coordinator
6 17 (5.84%) Service Analyst
6 17 (5.84%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (5.50%) Support Engineer
8 15 (5.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 14 (4.81%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.47%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.47%) PMO Analyst
11 11 (3.78%) Project Coordinator
12 9 (3.09%) Data Analyst
12 9 (3.09%) Windows Administrator
13 8 (2.75%) Team Leader
13 8 (2.75%) Architect
13 8 (2.75%) Desktop Support
14 7 (2.41%) Desktop Engineer
14 7 (2.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.03%) HTML
1 3 (1.03%) .NET
1 3 (1.03%) XML
1 3 (1.03%) HTML5
2 1 (0.34%) CSS3
2 1 (0.34%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.34%) Flash
2 1 (0.34%) Middleware
2 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (7.22%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.47%) Clustering
4 9 (3.09%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.06%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.06%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.06%) Statistics
6 5 (1.72%) IVR
6 5 (1.72%) e-Health
7 4 (1.37%) CMDB
7 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.03%) User Experience
9 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.69%) Telematics
9 2 (0.69%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.34%) Replication
10 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 87 (29.90%) Windows
2 37 (12.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (12.03%) Windows 7
4 25 (8.59%) UNIX
5 24 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.15%) Windows 2000
6 15 (5.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (4.81%) Windows NT
8 13 (4.47%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (3.78%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.78%) Linux
10 9 (3.09%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.41%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.41%) Android
12 5 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
12 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) HPUX
13 1 (0.34%) Solaris
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.74%) ITIL
2 45 (15.46%) Project Management
3 39 (13.40%) Service Management
4 36 (12.37%) Change Management
5 28 (9.62%) Validation
6 27 (9.28%) PRINCE2
7 24 (8.25%) Migration
7 24 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (6.87%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.19%) Data Validation
9 18 (6.19%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.19%) ITSM
10 17 (5.84%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (5.15%) Line Management
12 12 (4.12%) Change Control
12 12 (4.12%) Project Planning
12 12 (4.12%) Configuration Management
13 10 (3.44%) ITIL V3
14 9 (3.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.93%) SQL
2 16 (5.50%) VBA
3 15 (5.15%) C
4 9 (3.09%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.03%) C#
5 3 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.69%) Perl
6 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.69%) C++
6 2 (0.69%) Java
6 2 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.34%) Korn
7 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 76 (26.12%) Security Cleared
2 61 (20.96%) SC Cleared
3 41 (14.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (11.34%) MCSE
5 19 (6.53%) MCP
6 14 (4.81%) Degree
7 13 (4.47%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.78%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 8 (2.75%) CCNA
10 8 (2.75%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (2.06%) PMI Certification
12 5 (1.72%) PMP
13 3 (1.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (1.03%) CCNP
14 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.69%) MCSA
15 1 (0.34%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.78%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) BS25999
3 1 (0.34%) P3O
System Software
1 38 (13.06%) Active Directory
2 26 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.19%) VMware ESX
4 13 (4.47%) Terminal Services
5 11 (3.78%) ISA Server
5 11 (3.78%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (1.03%) Firmware
7 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.69%) UAG
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
8 1 (0.34%) Samba
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
8 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (4.81%) Backup Exec
1 14 (4.81%) BladeLogic
2 10 (3.44%) SCOM
3 8 (2.75%) OVSD
4 7 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 7 (2.41%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.06%) SCCM
6 5 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.37%) NSN NetAct
7 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.37%) Netcool
8 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.34%) YaST
9 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 202 (69.42%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.31%) VMware
3 23 (7.90%) Oracle
3 23 (7.90%) Citrix
4 21 (7.22%) Remedy
5 13 (4.47%) Intel
6 12 (4.12%) Cisco
6 12 (4.12%) HP
7 11 (3.78%) McAfee
8 8 (2.75%) Business Objects
8 8 (2.75%) Lumension
9 7 (2.41%) MobileIron
10 6 (2.06%) Sophos
11 5 (1.72%) Avaya
11 5 (1.72%) BMC
11 5 (1.72%) CA
11 5 (1.72%) F5
12 4 (1.37%) IBM
12 4 (1.37%) Symantec
12 4 (1.37%) Greenplum
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £140 - £160 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aston Carter
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £35000 - £40000 per annum + car
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 20 days ago