The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 126 89 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.81% 8.86% 7.73%
As % of the Applications category 61.76% 55.63% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 34 30
Average daily rate
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£275 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £155 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £416 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 9
Average hourly rate £10.45 £14.48 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.83% +11.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £19.60 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
204 160 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.89% 15.94% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 64 57
Average daily rate £278 £260 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £130 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 33 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.01 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.85 £19.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
MS Excel
South East

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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 +1 100 £270 +8.00% 18
Amersham - 6 £325 - 1
High Wycombe - 5 £178 - 6
Marlow +6 1 £325 +71.05%
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 138 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 88 (35.77%) Finance
3 71 (28.86%) Windows
4 66 (26.83%) MS Project
5 64 (26.02%) MS Office
6 56 (22.76%) Security Cleared
7 53 (21.54%) PRINCE2
8 47 (19.11%) Project Management
9 44 (17.89%) SC Cleared
10 39 (15.85%) Project Planning
10 39 (15.85%) MS PowerPoint
11 38 (15.45%) Active Directory
12 36 (14.63%) SQL
13 35 (14.23%) ITIL
14 31 (12.60%) Oracle
15 28 (11.38%) SharePoint
15 28 (11.38%) Banking
15 28 (11.38%) Windows 7
16 25 (10.16%) Migration
17 24 (9.76%) Telecoms
18 23 (9.35%) MS Exchange
19 21 (8.54%) PMI Certification
19 21 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
20 20 (8.13%) DV Cleared
20 20 (8.13%) PMP
20 20 (8.13%) Business Objects
21 18 (7.32%) Financial Institution
21 18 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
22 17 (6.91%) SQL Server
22 17 (6.91%) SLA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (11.38%) SharePoint
2 23 (9.35%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.28%) Lync
4 12 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 11 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.22%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.41%) IIS
9 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 66 (26.83%) MS Project
2 64 (26.02%) MS Office
3 39 (15.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.28%) Spreadsheet
5 10 (4.07%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.03%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.81%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.81%) Office 365
2 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.85%) ATM
2 3 (1.22%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (0.81%) NAS
3 2 (0.81%) DNS
3 2 (0.81%) SAN
3 2 (0.81%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (0.81%) Broadband
3 2 (0.81%) SMTP
3 2 (0.81%) Internet
4 1 (0.41%) ICMP
4 1 (0.41%) X.400
4 1 (0.41%) X.500
4 1 (0.41%) Firewall
4 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.41%) Wireless
4 1 (0.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.41%) LAN
4 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.10%) MS Access
3 10 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.44%) DTS
6 5 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.22%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.81%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.22%) JIRA
2 2 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (0.81%) Bugzilla
General
1 88 (35.77%) Finance
2 28 (11.38%) Banking
3 24 (9.76%) Telecoms
4 18 (7.32%) Financial Institution
5 10 (4.07%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.44%) Publishing
7 5 (2.03%) Back Office
7 5 (2.03%) Retail
8 4 (1.63%) Advertising
9 1 (0.41%) Automotive
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 75 (30.49%) Analyst
2 27 (10.98%) Project Manager
3 19 (7.72%) Data Analyst
4 15 (6.10%) Business Analyst
4 15 (6.10%) Support Analyst
5 12 (4.88%) Administrator
5 12 (4.88%) Project Support Officer
5 12 (4.88%) Project Officer
5 12 (4.88%) PMO Analyst
6 10 (4.07%) Programme Manager
7 9 (3.66%) Coordinator
8 8 (3.25%) Developer
8 8 (3.25%) Team Leader
8 8 (3.25%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (2.85%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (2.85%) Programme Office Manager
9 7 (2.85%) Data Manager
10 6 (2.44%) Consultant
10 6 (2.44%) Architect
11 5 (2.03%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.44%) XML
2 2 (0.81%) HTML5
2 2 (0.81%) HTML
3 1 (0.41%) J2EE
3 1 (0.41%) JDBC
3 1 (0.41%) Servlets
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.28%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.03%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.63%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.22%) Clustering
5 3 (1.22%) Statistics
6 2 (0.81%) PDA
7 1 (0.41%) Informatics
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Telematics
7 1 (0.41%) CESG
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
7 1 (0.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (28.86%) Windows
2 28 (11.38%) Windows 7
3 18 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (4.88%) Windows XP
5 11 (4.47%) UNIX
6 9 (3.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.85%) Android
8 5 (2.03%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.03%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.22%) Linux
9 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.22%) Windows NT
9 3 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.81%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.81%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (21.54%) PRINCE2
2 47 (19.11%) Project Management
3 39 (15.85%) Project Planning
4 35 (14.23%) ITIL
5 25 (10.16%) Migration
6 21 (8.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (6.50%) Data Management
7 16 (6.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (5.28%) Risk Assessment
9 12 (4.88%) Problem Management
10 11 (4.47%) Logistics
11 10 (4.07%) Data Validation
11 10 (4.07%) Validation
11 10 (4.07%) Service Management
12 9 (3.66%) Change Management
12 9 (3.66%) Waterfall
13 8 (3.25%) Time Management
14 7 (2.85%) Data Analysis
14 7 (2.85%) CRM
14 7 (2.85%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (14.63%) SQL
2 10 (4.07%) VBA
3 6 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.03%) VB
5 3 (1.22%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.81%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.81%) C
6 2 (0.81%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 56 (22.76%) Security Cleared
2 44 (17.89%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.54%) PMI Certification
4 20 (8.13%) PMP
4 20 (8.13%) DV Cleared
5 10 (4.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.66%) MCSE
7 8 (3.25%) ISEB
8 7 (2.85%) Degree
9 6 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.03%) MCP
11 4 (1.63%) Oracle Certification
11 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.41%) CITP
12 1 (0.41%) CISA
12 1 (0.41%) CISM
12 1 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.41%) HNC
12 1 (0.41%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.91%) SLA
2 4 (1.63%) QA
3 3 (1.22%) P3O
4 2 (0.81%) BS25999
System Software
1 38 (15.45%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.81%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 15 (6.10%) SCCM
2 7 (2.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.03%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.63%) OVSD
4 4 (1.63%) SCOM
4 4 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.22%) OpenView
6 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.41%) DameWare
6 1 (0.41%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 138 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 31 (12.60%) Oracle
3 20 (8.13%) Business Objects
4 12 (4.88%) SAP
5 11 (4.47%) Citrix
5 11 (4.47%) MobileIron
6 9 (3.66%) VMware
6 9 (3.66%) IBM
7 8 (3.25%) Symantec
8 7 (2.85%) Cisco
8 7 (2.85%) HP
9 6 (2.44%) IronPort
9 6 (2.44%) RightFax
10 5 (2.03%) Remedy
11 4 (1.63%) Lumension
11 4 (1.63%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.22%) Intel
13 2 (0.81%) QNX
13 2 (0.81%) McAfee
13 2 (0.81%) Cognos
Amersham, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 165 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £160.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 22 days ago