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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 90 170 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.58% 13.06% 10.03%
As % of the Applications category 51.43% 62.04% 60.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 67 45
Median daily rate £413 £270 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.06% -10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £385 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 10
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.04 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% -10.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £8.90 £9.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £34.60 £15.97
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
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
175 274 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.68% 21.04% 16.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 115 80
Median daily rate £411 £294 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -9.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £449 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 23
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.08 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.41% -9.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £32.50 £17.07
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 71 £415 +66.00% 6
High Wycombe +3 7 £350 - 3
Amersham - 2 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 75 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 66 (45.83%) MS Office
3 57 (39.58%) Project Management
4 53 (36.81%) Finance
5 32 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 30 (20.83%) MS Project
6 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
7 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
7 29 (20.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 28 (19.44%) SharePoint
9 27 (18.75%) Windows
10 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
11 24 (16.67%) SQL
11 24 (16.67%) Banking
11 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 23 (15.97%) ITIL
13 21 (14.58%) SC Cleared
14 18 (12.50%) Oracle
15 17 (11.81%) Workflow
15 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
16 16 (11.11%) .NET
17 15 (10.42%) VB
17 15 (10.42%) IIS
17 15 (10.42%) HTML
17 15 (10.42%) Unix
17 15 (10.42%) CSS
17 15 (10.42%) SMTP
17 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
17 15 (10.42%) AngularJS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 28 (19.44%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.42%) IIS
2 15 (10.42%) WebSphere
3 11 (7.64%) Apache
4 8 (5.56%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.78%) MS Project Server
5 4 (2.78%) SAS
6 3 (2.08%) Skype for Business
7 2 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (45.83%) MS Office
2 30 (20.83%) MS Project
3 29 (20.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (6.94%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (2.08%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.69%) Staffware
1 1 (0.69%) Traffica
1 1 (0.69%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.42%) SMTP
2 14 (9.72%) LDAP
3 9 (6.25%) ATM
4 8 (5.56%) SAN
5 7 (4.86%) Firewall
5 7 (4.86%) VPN
6 6 (4.17%) Internet
7 5 (3.47%) FTP
8 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.08%) DNS
9 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.08%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.08%) SSL
10 2 (1.39%) IPsec
10 2 (1.39%) LAN
10 2 (1.39%) SSH
10 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.69%) 2G
11 1 (0.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.69%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.69%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.69%) MS Access
5 1 (0.69%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.69%) Power BI
5 1 (0.69%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.69%) QlikView
5 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.39%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 53 (36.81%) Finance
2 24 (16.67%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Spanish Language
4 7 (4.86%) Retail
5 6 (4.17%) Telecoms
6 5 (3.47%) Marketing
7 4 (2.78%) Automotive
8 3 (2.08%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.39%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.69%) German Language
10 1 (0.69%) Legal
10 1 (0.69%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (30.56%) Analyst
2 19 (13.19%) Project Manager
3 18 (12.50%) Developer
4 8 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 8 (5.56%) Data Analyst
4 8 (5.56%) Project Officer
5 7 (4.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (4.86%) Service Analyst
6 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
6 6 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (3.47%) Consultant
7 5 (3.47%) Support Analyst
8 4 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
8 4 (2.78%) PMO Manager
8 4 (2.78%) Process Analyst
8 4 (2.78%) Project Assistant
8 4 (2.78%) Project Support Assistant
8 4 (2.78%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.11%) .NET
2 15 (10.42%) AngularJS
2 15 (10.42%) CSS
2 15 (10.42%) HTML
2 15 (10.42%) HTML5
3 14 (9.72%) jQuery
3 14 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (9.03%) Laravel
4 13 (9.03%) SOAP
5 11 (7.64%) XML
6 5 (3.47%) .NET Framework
6 5 (3.47%) Middleware
7 4 (2.78%) Web Services
8 3 (2.08%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.39%) CSS3
10 1 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 1 (0.69%) Entity Framework
10 1 (0.69%) REST
10 1 (0.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 7 (4.86%) Statistics
5 6 (4.17%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.78%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.39%) CESG
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) CMDB
7 2 (1.39%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.39%) Data Extraction
7 2 (1.39%) NHS
7 2 (1.39%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Informatics
8 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.69%) Reference Data
8 1 (0.69%) Telematics
8 1 (0.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (18.75%) Windows
2 15 (10.42%) Unix
3 11 (7.64%) zOS
4 10 (6.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.47%) CentOS
5 5 (3.47%) Linux
5 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
5 5 (3.47%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Vista
7 2 (1.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (39.58%) Project Management
2 32 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 24 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (15.97%) ITIL
5 17 (11.81%) Workflow
6 15 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (9.03%) Technical Analysis
7 13 (9.03%) Web Development
8 12 (8.33%) DevOps
8 12 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
10 9 (6.25%) Data Analysis
10 9 (6.25%) Migration
10 9 (6.25%) Service Management
11 8 (5.56%) Logistics
12 7 (4.86%) Project Planning
12 7 (4.86%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (4.17%) Change Control
13 6 (4.17%) Data Governance
13 6 (4.17%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) SQL
2 15 (10.42%) VB
3 14 (9.72%) C#
3 14 (9.72%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.03%) Java
4 13 (9.03%) PHP
4 13 (9.03%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (0.69%) COBOL
6 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 21 (14.58%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.94%) DV Cleared
4 7 (4.86%) PMI Certification
4 7 (4.86%) PMP
4 7 (4.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.47%) CAPM
6 4 (2.78%) Degree
6 4 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.08%) ISTQB
7 3 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.39%) CCAA
8 2 (1.39%) CCENT
8 2 (1.39%) CEH
8 2 (1.39%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (1.39%) CISSP
8 2 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (1.39%) ISEB
8 2 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) SLA
2 5 (3.47%) PMBOK
3 3 (2.08%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.39%) RMADS
5 1 (0.69%) BS25999
5 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.69%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 29 (20.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.78%) NFS
3 3 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.39%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.47%) OVSD
1 5 (3.47%) SCCM
1 5 (3.47%) SCOM
2 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Nagios
2 1 (0.69%) Netcool
2 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 75 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 12 (8.33%) HP
3 12 (8.33%) IBM
4 11 (7.64%) Citrix
5 10 (6.94%) VMware
6 9 (6.25%) Cisco
6 9 (6.25%) Remedy
7 5 (3.47%) Blue Coat
7 5 (3.47%) CheckPoint
8 4 (2.78%) SAP
9 3 (2.08%) F5
9 3 (2.08%) IFS
9 3 (2.08%) IronPort
9 3 (2.08%) NetApp
10 2 (1.39%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.39%) Symantec
11 1 (0.69%) BMC
11 1 (0.69%) ILOG
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: Circa £30,000
Posted: 6 days ago