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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 168 126 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.55% 12.09% 8.34%
As % of the Applications category 67.74% 68.11% 41.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 25
Average daily rate
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£275 £285 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.02% +2.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 24 20
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.37 £24.90 £15.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
248 185 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.00% 17.75% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 56
Average daily rate £320 £265 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.75% -7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £370 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 34 38
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.40 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.37 £20.70 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +1 133 £225 -20.35% 20
High Wycombe +4 17 - - 7
Amersham - 3 £300 -
Chesham - 2 - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Iver - - - -
Marlow - - - - 4
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - - 1
Buckingham - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 November 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.

1 201 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 97 (33.45%) MS Office
3 83 (28.62%) Finance
4 79 (27.24%) Windows
5 76 (26.21%) Security Cleared
6 70 (24.14%) ITIL
7 62 (21.38%) MS PowerPoint
8 60 (20.69%) SC Cleared
9 46 (15.86%) SLA
10 45 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
11 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 38 (13.10%) Project Management
12 38 (13.10%) Telecoms
13 37 (12.76%) MS Project
14 35 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
15 34 (11.72%) Active Directory
15 34 (11.72%) Service Management
16 33 (11.38%) Change Management
17 32 (11.03%) MCSE
18 31 (10.69%) PRINCE2
18 31 (10.69%) Windows 7
19 29 (10.00%) Validation
20 27 (9.31%) UNIX
20 27 (9.31%) MS Exchange
20 27 (9.31%) Banking
21 26 (8.97%) Oracle
21 26 (8.97%) Migration
21 26 (8.97%) VMware
22 25 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
23 24 (8.28%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 27 (9.31%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.24%) SharePoint
3 18 (6.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (5.52%) IIS
5 12 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (2.41%) Lync
8 7 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.38%) MS Project Server
9 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.69%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.69%) CMS
11 2 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 97 (33.45%) MS Office
2 62 (21.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 37 (12.76%) MS Project
4 24 (8.28%) MS Visio
5 23 (7.93%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.38%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.21%) Internet
2 14 (4.83%) SAN
3 13 (4.48%) NAS
4 9 (3.10%) WAN
4 9 (3.10%) LAN
5 8 (2.76%) 3G
5 8 (2.76%) 2G
6 7 (2.41%) Firewall
7 6 (2.07%) LTE
7 6 (2.07%) 4G
7 6 (2.07%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (1.72%) Broadband
8 5 (1.72%) GPRS
8 5 (1.72%) GSM
8 5 (1.72%) ADSL
8 5 (1.72%) UMTS
8 5 (1.72%) VoIP
8 5 (1.72%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.72%) MPLS
9 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.28%) MS Access
2 9 (3.10%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (2.41%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.69%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.69%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Rational Rose
General
1 83 (28.62%) Finance
2 38 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 27 (9.31%) Banking
4 7 (2.41%) Back Office
5 6 (2.07%) Retail
6 5 (1.72%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.72%) Advertising
6 5 (1.72%) Publishing
7 4 (1.38%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.03%) Automotive
9 2 (0.69%) Legal
9 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.69%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 115 (39.66%) Analyst
2 28 (9.66%) Support Analyst
3 27 (9.31%) Administrator
4 23 (7.93%) 1st Line Support
5 17 (5.86%) Business Analyst
6 16 (5.52%) Coordinator
6 16 (5.52%) PMO Analyst
7 15 (5.17%) Service Analyst
7 15 (5.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (4.83%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 13 (4.48%) Support Engineer
10 11 (3.79%) Data Analyst
11 9 (3.10%) Windows Administrator
12 8 (2.76%) Architect
12 8 (2.76%) Project Coordinator
13 7 (2.41%) Project Officer
13 7 (2.41%) Programme Manager
13 7 (2.41%) Desktop Support
13 7 (2.41%) Programme Office Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.03%) XML
1 3 (1.03%) .NET
2 2 (0.69%) HTML
2 2 (0.69%) HTML5
3 1 (0.34%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (0.34%) Flash
3 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 45 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.83%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.48%) Clustering
4 9 (3.10%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.07%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.07%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.72%) e-Health
6 5 (1.72%) IVR
7 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.03%) CMDB
8 3 (1.03%) Statistics
9 2 (0.69%) PMI
9 2 (0.69%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.69%) Telematics
9 2 (0.69%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.34%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 79 (27.24%) Windows
2 35 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (10.69%) Windows 7
4 27 (9.31%) UNIX
5 22 (7.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (5.17%) Windows 2000
7 14 (4.83%) Windows NT
8 13 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (4.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 9 (3.10%) Windows 8
10 9 (3.10%) Windows XP
11 7 (2.41%) Android
11 7 (2.41%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.41%) Linux
12 5 (1.72%) Apple iOS
12 5 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.34%) SUSE
13 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (24.14%) ITIL
2 38 (13.10%) Project Management
3 34 (11.72%) Service Management
4 33 (11.38%) Change Management
5 31 (10.69%) PRINCE2
6 29 (10.00%) Validation
7 26 (8.97%) Migration
8 25 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (7.24%) Data Validation
10 20 (6.90%) Incident Management
11 17 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (5.52%) ITSM
12 16 (5.52%) Continuous Improvement
13 14 (4.83%) Service Delivery
14 12 (4.14%) Configuration Management
15 11 (3.79%) Risk Assessment
16 10 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (3.45%) Change Control
16 10 (3.45%) Line Management
17 9 (3.10%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (7.93%) SQL
2 13 (4.48%) VBA
3 9 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.10%) C
4 3 (1.03%) C#
5 2 (0.69%) C++
5 2 (0.69%) Java
5 2 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.69%) Perl
5 2 (0.69%) VB
6 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.34%) Korn
6 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.34%) VBScript
6 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (26.21%) Security Cleared
2 60 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 40 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (11.03%) MCSE
5 18 (6.21%) MCP
6 17 (5.86%) DV Cleared
7 14 (4.83%) Degree
8 11 (3.79%) ITIL Certification
9 10 (3.45%) PMI Certification
10 9 (3.10%) PMP
11 8 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 7 (2.41%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (2.41%) CCNA
13 4 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.69%) CCNP
14 2 (0.69%) MCSA
14 2 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
15 1 (0.34%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
15 1 (0.34%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.03%) QA
2 3 (1.03%) BS25999
System Software
1 34 (11.72%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.21%) VMware ESX
4 13 (4.48%) Terminal Services
5 11 (3.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (3.79%) ISA Server
6 8 (2.76%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.69%) Firmware
7 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.69%) UAG
8 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.34%) vSphere
8 1 (0.34%) Samba
8 1 (0.34%) NFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.83%) Backup Exec
1 14 (4.83%) BladeLogic
2 10 (3.45%) SCOM
3 9 (3.10%) OVSD
4 7 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (1.72%) SCCM
6 4 (1.38%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.38%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 3 (1.03%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (1.03%) Netcool
8 1 (0.34%) YaST
8 1 (0.34%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 201 (69.31%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.97%) Oracle
2 26 (8.97%) VMware
3 24 (8.28%) Citrix
4 19 (6.55%) Remedy
5 13 (4.48%) HP
5 13 (4.48%) Intel
6 10 (3.45%) Cisco
6 10 (3.45%) Business Objects
7 9 (3.10%) McAfee
8 7 (2.41%) MobileIron
9 6 (2.07%) SAP
9 6 (2.07%) Lumension
10 5 (1.72%) F5
10 5 (1.72%) Avaya
10 5 (1.72%) CA
10 5 (1.72%) Symantec
11 4 (1.38%) Sophos
11 4 (1.38%) BMC
11 4 (1.38%) IBM
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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