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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 10 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 152 114 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.54% 10.35% 7.37%
As % of the Applications category 60.32% 62.98% 53.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 53 27
Average daily rate
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£278 £350 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.71% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £217 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 18
Average hourly rate £10.59 £11.75 £11.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.85% +6.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.85 £9.38 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.65 £15.97 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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
252 181 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.79% 16.44% 13.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 82 53
Average daily rate £293 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £189 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 25
Average hourly rate £11.15 £11.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.04% -11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £9.46 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.97 £22.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +1 108 £265 -24.28% 14
High Wycombe -1 4 - - 3
Aylesbury - 2 - - 4
Gerrards Cross - 1 £150 - 4
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
Olney - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 207 (65.92%) Microsoft
2 137 (43.63%) MS Office
3 105 (33.44%) Finance
4 102 (32.48%) ITIL
5 97 (30.89%) Security Cleared
6 88 (28.03%) SC Cleared
7 73 (23.25%) Analytical Skills
8 70 (22.29%) Windows
9 58 (18.47%) MS PowerPoint
10 51 (16.24%) Service Management
11 49 (15.61%) Project Management
12 47 (14.97%) SLA
13 41 (13.06%) SQL
14 38 (12.10%) MS Project
15 36 (11.46%) Change Management
16 34 (10.83%) DV Cleared
17 33 (10.51%) Active Directory
18 31 (9.87%) PRINCE2
18 31 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
19 30 (9.55%) Incident Management
19 30 (9.55%) Windows 7
19 30 (9.55%) Management Information System
20 29 (9.24%) ATM
21 28 (8.92%) SharePoint
21 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
21 28 (8.92%) Data Analysis
21 28 (8.92%) Banking
22 26 (8.28%) Remedy
22 26 (8.28%) Internet
22 26 (8.28%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 28 (8.92%) SharePoint
2 17 (5.41%) MS Exchange
3 13 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (3.18%) IIS
5 6 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.27%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.64%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.64%) CMS
9 2 (0.64%) MS Project Server
9 2 (0.64%) SAS
10 1 (0.32%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.32%) Lync
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 137 (43.63%) MS Office
2 58 (18.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 38 (12.10%) MS Project
4 26 (8.28%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (3.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.96%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.64%) assyst
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.24%) ATM
2 26 (8.28%) Internet
3 12 (3.82%) WAN
4 11 (3.50%) LAN
4 11 (3.50%) 3G
4 11 (3.50%) 4G
5 8 (2.55%) MPLS
5 8 (2.55%) Firewall
5 8 (2.55%) ADSL
5 8 (2.55%) Ethernet
6 7 (2.23%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.23%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (2.23%) 2G
7 6 (1.91%) SAN
8 5 (1.59%) NAS
8 5 (1.59%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.59%) VoIP
9 4 (1.27%) DNS
9 4 (1.27%) UMTS
9 4 (1.27%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.14%) MS Access
3 9 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.32%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.32%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.32%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) JIRA
1 1 (0.32%) Yeoman
General
1 105 (33.44%) Finance
2 28 (8.92%) Banking
3 26 (8.28%) Telecoms
4 24 (7.64%) Financial Institution
5 6 (1.91%) Retail
6 5 (1.59%) Automotive
7 3 (0.96%) Advertising
7 3 (0.96%) Publishing
8 2 (0.64%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.64%) Legal
8 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.32%) Law
9 1 (0.32%) Back Office
9 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 126 (40.13%) Analyst
2 26 (8.28%) Support Analyst
3 22 (7.01%) 1st Line Support
4 21 (6.69%) Administrator
5 17 (5.41%) Data Analyst
5 17 (5.41%) Support Engineer
5 17 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 17 (5.41%) Coordinator
6 16 (5.10%) Service Analyst
6 16 (5.10%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (4.46%) Incident Manager
7 14 (4.46%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 12 (3.82%) MI Analyst
9 11 (3.50%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 9 (2.87%) Network Analyst
10 9 (2.87%) Project Coordinator
11 8 (2.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 8 (2.55%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (2.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.91%) Middleware
2 3 (0.96%) .NET
2 3 (0.96%) XML
3 2 (0.64%) HTML
3 2 (0.64%) SAML
3 2 (0.64%) CSS
3 2 (0.64%) SOAP
3 2 (0.64%) Web Services
3 2 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.64%) HTML5
3 2 (0.64%) REST
3 2 (0.64%) CSS3
4 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.32%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.32%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.25%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.55%) Management Information System
3 11 (3.50%) CMDB
4 10 (3.18%) Statistics
5 9 (2.87%) Clustering
6 8 (2.55%) e-Health
7 6 (1.91%) Mainframe
8 5 (1.59%) Blackberry
8 5 (1.59%) IVR
9 4 (1.27%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.27%) Economics
10 3 (0.96%) PMI
10 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.64%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.64%) Informatics
12 1 (0.32%) PDA
12 1 (0.32%) Credit Risk
12 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (22.29%) Windows
2 31 (9.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (9.55%) Windows 7
4 22 (7.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (6.37%) UNIX
6 12 (3.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (3.18%) Linux
8 10 (3.18%) Windows 2000
8 10 (3.18%) Windows NT
9 7 (2.23%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.27%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.27%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.32%) Android
11 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.32%) SUSE
11 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.32%) HPUX
11 1 (0.32%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (32.48%) ITIL
2 51 (16.24%) Service Management
3 49 (15.61%) Project Management
4 36 (11.46%) Change Management
5 31 (9.87%) PRINCE2
6 30 (9.55%) Incident Management
7 28 (8.92%) Data Analysis
8 25 (7.96%) Project Planning
9 21 (6.69%) ITSM
9 21 (6.69%) Line Management
10 18 (5.73%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.41%) Change Control
12 14 (4.46%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (4.46%) Matrix Management
13 13 (4.14%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (3.82%) CRM
15 11 (3.50%) Service Delivery
15 11 (3.50%) Validation
15 11 (3.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (13.06%) SQL
2 24 (7.64%) VBA
3 14 (4.46%) C
4 7 (2.23%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.96%) VB
5 3 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.64%) Perl
6 2 (0.64%) C#
6 2 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.32%) Java
7 1 (0.32%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.32%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.32%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.32%) Korn
Qualifications
1 97 (30.89%) Security Cleared
2 88 (28.03%) SC Cleared
3 34 (10.83%) DV Cleared
4 28 (8.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (6.69%) MCSE
6 17 (5.41%) MCP
7 13 (4.14%) Degree
8 11 (3.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 11 (3.50%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (3.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (3.50%) CCNA
9 10 (3.18%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.91%) ISEB
11 5 (1.59%) PMI Certification
12 4 (1.27%) PMP
13 3 (0.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.96%) MCSA
13 3 (0.96%) CCNP
13 3 (0.96%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (14.97%) SLA
2 13 (4.14%) QA
3 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.32%) P3O
4 1 (0.32%) COBIT
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (10.51%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.82%) VMware ESX
4 9 (2.87%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.91%) ISA Server
6 5 (1.59%) Firmware
7 4 (1.27%) Terminal Services
7 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.64%) vSphere
8 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.64%) UAG
9 1 (0.32%) NFS
9 1 (0.32%) Samba
9 1 (0.32%) XenApp
9 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (6.05%) SCCM
2 15 (4.78%) OVSD
3 10 (3.18%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.18%) SCOM
4 9 (2.87%) OpenView
5 8 (2.55%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (1.91%) SCOrch
6 6 (1.91%) BladeLogic
7 4 (1.27%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.27%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.96%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.96%) Netcool
9 2 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.32%) WSUS
10 1 (0.32%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.32%) YaST
Vendors
1 207 (65.92%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.28%) Remedy
3 25 (7.96%) HP
4 24 (7.64%) VMware
5 17 (5.41%) Cisco
6 15 (4.78%) Oracle
7 14 (4.46%) Citrix
8 8 (2.55%) McAfee
8 8 (2.55%) CA
9 6 (1.91%) Business Objects
9 6 (1.91%) BMC
10 5 (1.59%) F5
10 5 (1.59%) SAP
10 5 (1.59%) Avaya
10 5 (1.59%) Intel
11 4 (1.27%) IBM
11 4 (1.27%) Sophos
11 4 (1.27%) Lumension
12 3 (0.96%) Wyse
12 3 (0.96%) SolarWinds
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Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £259 - £280 per day
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