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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 146 133 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.20% 10.61% 9.51%
As % of the Applications category 65.47% 62.44% 56.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 57 36
Average daily rate
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£270 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.91% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £196 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £400 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 19
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.03 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.34 £14.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
223 213 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.63% 16.99% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 92 67
Average daily rate £285 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £190 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 30
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.46 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £24.20 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +3 103 £270 -16.84% 14
High Wycombe +3 11 - - 3
Aylesbury - 2 - - 3
Buckingham -1 1 - -
Chesham - 1 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 £150 -
Marlow - 1 - -
Newport Pagnell - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 174 (61.27%) Microsoft
2 150 (52.82%) MS Office
3 89 (31.34%) Finance
4 84 (29.58%) ITIL
5 78 (27.46%) Security Cleared
6 67 (23.59%) Windows
7 65 (22.89%) SC Cleared
8 55 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
9 53 (18.66%) MS PowerPoint
10 51 (17.96%) Project Management
11 50 (17.61%) SQL
12 41 (14.44%) SLA
13 36 (12.68%) Service Management
14 35 (12.32%) Management Information System
15 33 (11.62%) MS Project
15 33 (11.62%) Active Directory
16 31 (10.92%) Data Analysis
17 30 (10.56%) DV Cleared
18 29 (10.21%) Banking
18 29 (10.21%) HP
18 29 (10.21%) PRINCE2
19 27 (9.51%) ATM
19 27 (9.51%) Project Planning
20 25 (8.80%) Financial Institution
21 24 (8.45%) SharePoint
22 23 (8.10%) Change Management
23 22 (7.75%) Incident Management
23 22 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
23 22 (7.75%) Windows 7
24 21 (7.39%) SQL Server

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 24 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 14 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.46%) Lync
4 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (1.76%) IIS
4 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.41%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.41%) SAS
6 3 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 150 (52.82%) MS Office
2 53 (18.66%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (11.62%) MS Project
4 18 (6.34%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (5.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.35%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.46%) Office 365
2 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (9.51%) ATM
2 20 (7.04%) Internet
3 16 (5.63%) LDAP
4 8 (2.82%) 3G
4 8 (2.82%) 4G
5 6 (2.11%) Wireless
5 6 (2.11%) LAN
5 6 (2.11%) WAN
6 5 (1.76%) ADSL
6 5 (1.76%) MPLS
6 5 (1.76%) Ethernet
6 5 (1.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.41%) DNS
7 4 (1.41%) UMTS
7 4 (1.41%) 2G
7 4 (1.41%) GSM
7 4 (1.41%) Intranet
7 4 (1.41%) Firewall
8 3 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.06%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (7.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.93%) DB2
2 14 (4.93%) DB2 UDB
3 5 (1.76%) MS Access
4 3 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.06%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.70%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.35%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.35%) SAP BI
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Yeoman
General
1 89 (31.34%) Finance
2 29 (10.21%) Banking
3 25 (8.80%) Financial Institution
4 14 (4.93%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.76%) Retail
6 4 (1.41%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.41%) Advertising
7 3 (1.06%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) Legal
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Law
9 1 (0.35%) Publishing
9 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 99 (34.86%) Analyst
2 20 (7.04%) Coordinator
3 18 (6.34%) Project Manager
3 18 (6.34%) Administrator
4 17 (5.99%) Incident Manager
5 13 (4.58%) Security Analyst
6 12 (4.23%) Data Analyst
7 11 (3.87%) Project Coordinator
7 11 (3.87%) Support Analyst
8 10 (3.52%) Support Engineer
8 10 (3.52%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.52%) Consultant
8 10 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (3.52%) IT Security Analyst
9 9 (3.17%) MI Analyst
9 9 (3.17%) IT Administrator
10 8 (2.82%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (2.46%) 1st Line Support
11 7 (2.46%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.99%) .NET
2 13 (4.58%) SOAP
2 13 (4.58%) HTML
3 11 (3.87%) XML
4 6 (2.11%) Middleware
5 2 (0.70%) SAML
5 2 (0.70%) Web Services
5 2 (0.70%) CSS
5 2 (0.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (0.70%) HTML5
5 2 (0.70%) REST
5 2 (0.70%) CSS3
6 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.35%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.37%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (12.32%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.99%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.93%) CMDB
5 8 (2.82%) Statistics
6 6 (2.11%) Clustering
6 6 (2.11%) Economics
7 5 (1.76%) e-Health
8 4 (1.41%) NHS
8 4 (1.41%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.41%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.06%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.06%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.70%) PMI
10 2 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.35%) User Experience
11 1 (0.35%) BYOD
11 1 (0.35%) EPoS
11 1 (0.35%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 67 (23.59%) Windows
2 22 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (7.75%) Windows 7
3 12 (4.23%) UNIX
3 12 (4.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.82%) Linux
6 7 (2.46%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.76%) Windows 2000
7 5 (1.76%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.06%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.70%) AIX
9 2 (0.70%) Solaris
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.35%) Android
10 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (29.58%) ITIL
2 51 (17.96%) Project Management
3 36 (12.68%) Service Management
4 31 (10.92%) Data Analysis
5 29 (10.21%) PRINCE2
6 27 (9.51%) Project Planning
7 23 (8.10%) Change Management
8 22 (7.75%) Incident Management
9 18 (6.34%) Matrix Management
10 15 (5.28%) CRM
10 15 (5.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (5.28%) Change Control
11 14 (4.93%) Technical Analysis
11 14 (4.93%) ITSM
12 13 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (4.58%) Line Management
13 12 (4.23%) Security Management
13 12 (4.23%) Data Protection
14 11 (3.87%) Information Security
14 11 (3.87%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.61%) SQL
2 19 (6.69%) PowerShell
3 16 (5.63%) VB
4 15 (5.28%) VBA
5 8 (2.82%) C
6 3 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.06%) VBScript
7 2 (0.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.35%) C#
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 78 (27.46%) Security Cleared
2 65 (22.89%) SC Cleared
3 30 (10.56%) DV Cleared
4 12 (4.23%) CISSP
4 12 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.17%) MCP
5 9 (3.17%) Degree
6 8 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 8 (2.82%) MCSE
7 6 (2.11%) CCNA
7 6 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.76%) ISEB
9 4 (1.41%) CCA
9 4 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.06%) MCTS
10 3 (1.06%) MCITP
10 3 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 3 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (14.44%) SLA
2 10 (3.52%) QA
3 4 (1.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.35%) COBIT
4 1 (0.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 33 (11.62%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.76%) Firmware
3 5 (1.76%) vSphere
4 4 (1.41%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (1.41%) ISA Server
5 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.06%) XenApp
5 3 (1.06%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.06%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.35%) UAG
6 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (7.04%) SCCM
2 15 (5.28%) OVSD
3 11 (3.87%) OpenView
4 8 (2.82%) SCOM
5 7 (2.46%) SCOrch
6 5 (1.76%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.41%) Backup Exec
8 3 (1.06%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.06%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (1.06%) Netcool
9 2 (0.70%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.35%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.35%) Control-M
10 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
10 1 (0.35%) WSUS
10 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 174 (61.27%) Microsoft
2 29 (10.21%) HP
3 18 (6.34%) VMware
4 15 (5.28%) Cisco
5 11 (3.87%) Remedy
6 10 (3.52%) Citrix
7 7 (2.46%) Oracle
7 7 (2.46%) NetApp
8 5 (1.76%) SAP
8 5 (1.76%) BMC
8 5 (1.76%) CA
9 4 (1.41%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.41%) Lumension
10 3 (1.06%) NetScout
10 3 (1.06%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (1.06%) Adobe
11 2 (0.70%) IBM
11 2 (0.70%) EMC
11 2 (0.70%) McAfee
11 2 (0.70%) Sophos
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