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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 144 125 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 12.74% 12.10% 6.97%
As % of the Applications category 63.44% 65.10% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 72 18
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£250 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £146 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £425 £312
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £10.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +43.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.20 £11.90 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
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
227 192 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.09% 18.59% 19.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 94 55
Average daily rate £275 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £123 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £28.00 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -1 110 £225 -30.76% 21
High Wycombe -2 8 - - 6
Buckingham +4 1 - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Olney - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

1 205 (70.93%) Microsoft
2 115 (39.79%) MS Office
3 88 (30.45%) Security Cleared
4 84 (29.07%) Finance
4 84 (29.07%) Windows
5 72 (24.91%) SC Cleared
6 70 (24.22%) ITIL
7 66 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
8 54 (18.69%) MS PowerPoint
9 52 (17.99%) Project Management
10 44 (15.22%) SLA
11 42 (14.53%) Service Management
12 40 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
14 36 (12.46%) MS Project
14 36 (12.46%) Change Management
15 35 (12.11%) Active Directory
16 34 (11.76%) VMware
17 31 (10.73%) PRINCE2
17 31 (10.73%) MCSE
17 31 (10.73%) Windows 7
18 30 (10.38%) Telecoms
19 29 (10.03%) SQL
20 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (9.34%) UNIX
21 27 (9.34%) Banking
21 27 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
22 25 (8.65%) MS Visio
23 24 (8.30%) MS Exchange
23 24 (8.30%) Validation

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (8.30%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.23%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (5.88%) IIS
5 13 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
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 (0.35%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.35%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.35%) Lync
11 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 115 (39.79%) MS Office
2 54 (18.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 36 (12.46%) MS Project
4 25 (8.65%) MS Visio
5 19 (6.57%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.73%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.35%) assyst
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) Office 365
2 3 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.57%) Internet
2 14 (4.84%) SAN
3 13 (4.50%) NAS
4 11 (3.81%) 2G
4 11 (3.81%) 3G
5 10 (3.46%) 4G
5 10 (3.46%) WAN
6 9 (3.11%) LAN
6 9 (3.11%) LTE
7 8 (2.77%) UMTS
7 8 (2.77%) ATM
7 8 (2.77%) GPRS
7 8 (2.77%) GSM
7 8 (2.77%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (2.77%) Firewall
8 5 (1.73%) MPLS
8 5 (1.73%) Broadband
8 5 (1.73%) VoIP
8 5 (1.73%) ADSL
8 5 (1.73%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (6.92%) MS Access
2 13 (4.50%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.11%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) MySQL
7 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 84 (29.07%) Finance
2 30 (10.38%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.34%) Banking
4 6 (2.08%) Retail
5 4 (1.38%) Publishing
5 4 (1.38%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.04%) Advertising
6 3 (1.04%) Legal
6 3 (1.04%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.69%) Back Office
7 2 (0.69%) Automotive
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 107 (37.02%) Analyst
2 29 (10.03%) Administrator
3 27 (9.34%) Support Analyst
4 26 (9.00%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (6.57%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.57%) Coordinator
5 19 (6.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (5.54%) Support Engineer
6 16 (5.54%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 11 (3.81%) PMO Analyst
7 11 (3.81%) Project Manager
7 11 (3.81%) Data Analyst
7 11 (3.81%) Project Coordinator
8 10 (3.46%) Business Analyst
8 10 (3.46%) Windows Administrator
8 10 (3.46%) Project Officer
9 8 (2.77%) Architect
9 8 (2.77%) Desktop Support
9 8 (2.77%) Team Leader
10 7 (2.42%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.08%) .NET
2 3 (1.04%) XML
2 3 (1.04%) Middleware
3 2 (0.69%) HTML
3 2 (0.69%) CSS
3 2 (0.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.69%) HTML5
3 2 (0.69%) CSS3
4 1 (0.35%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.35%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 66 (22.84%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (7.96%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.54%) Clustering
4 8 (2.77%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.08%) Statistics
6 5 (1.73%) IVR
6 5 (1.73%) e-Health
7 4 (1.38%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.38%) CMDB
8 2 (0.69%) PMI
8 2 (0.69%) NHS
8 2 (0.69%) Informatics
9 1 (0.35%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.35%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.35%) Replication
9 1 (0.35%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 84 (29.07%) Windows
2 40 (13.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (10.73%) Windows 7
4 28 (9.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (9.34%) UNIX
6 18 (6.23%) Windows 2000
7 17 (5.88%) Windows NT
8 16 (5.54%) Windows 2000 Server
8 16 (5.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.15%) Linux
10 9 (3.11%) Windows XP
11 8 (2.77%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.08%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.35%) SUSE
13 1 (0.35%) HPUX
13 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.22%) ITIL
2 52 (17.99%) Project Management
3 42 (14.53%) Service Management
4 36 (12.46%) Change Management
5 31 (10.73%) PRINCE2
6 24 (8.30%) Validation
7 20 (6.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 20 (6.92%) ITSM
7 20 (6.92%) Incident Management
8 19 (6.57%) Line Management
9 18 (6.23%) Migration
10 17 (5.88%) Service Delivery
11 15 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (5.19%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (5.19%) Project Planning
12 14 (4.84%) Data Validation
12 14 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.50%) Change Control
14 12 (4.15%) Configuration Management
15 10 (3.46%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 29 (10.03%) SQL
2 18 (6.23%) VBA
3 16 (5.54%) C
4 8 (2.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.38%) C#
6 3 (1.04%) PL/SQL
7 2 (0.69%) Perl
7 2 (0.69%) VB
7 2 (0.69%) C++
7 2 (0.69%) Java
8 1 (0.35%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
8 1 (0.35%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.35%) Korn
Qualifications
1 88 (30.45%) Security Cleared
2 72 (24.91%) SC Cleared
3 39 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (10.73%) MCSE
5 21 (7.27%) MCP
5 21 (7.27%) DV Cleared
6 14 (4.84%) Degree
7 12 (4.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 11 (3.81%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 8 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (2.77%) CCNA
11 3 (1.04%) CCNP
11 3 (1.04%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.69%) PMP
12 2 (0.69%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.69%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.69%) MCSA
13 1 (0.35%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (15.22%) SLA
2 3 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) BS25999
3 1 (0.35%) P3O
3 1 (0.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 35 (12.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.27%) VMware ESX
4 13 (4.50%) Terminal Services
4 13 (4.50%) ISA Server
5 11 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 11 (3.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (1.73%) Firmware
7 3 (1.04%) vSphere
8 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.69%) UAG
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.35%) NFS
9 1 (0.35%) Samba
9 1 (0.35%) XenApp
9 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (5.19%) BladeLogic
2 13 (4.50%) Backup Exec
3 12 (4.15%) SCOM
4 7 (2.42%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (2.42%) OVSD
4 7 (2.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.08%) Netcool
5 6 (2.08%) SCCM
5 6 (2.08%) NSN NetAct
6 5 (1.73%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 4 (1.38%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.35%) WSUS
8 1 (0.35%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.35%) YaST
Vendors
1 205 (70.93%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.76%) VMware
3 22 (7.61%) Remedy
3 22 (7.61%) Oracle
3 22 (7.61%) Citrix
4 14 (4.84%) Intel
5 12 (4.15%) HP
6 11 (3.81%) McAfee
7 10 (3.46%) Business Objects
7 10 (3.46%) Cisco
8 8 (2.77%) Lumension
9 6 (2.08%) BMC
9 6 (2.08%) Sophos
10 5 (1.73%) F5
10 5 (1.73%) CA
10 5 (1.73%) Avaya
11 4 (1.38%) IBM
11 4 (1.38%) SAP
11 4 (1.38%) Greenplum
12 3 (1.04%) Mapinfo
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