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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 12 6
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 56 129 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.74% 11.13% 12.16%
As % of the Applications category 43.08% 61.43% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 57 65
Average daily rate £300 £250 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £131 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £14.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +8.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.75 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £18.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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
130 210 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 13.33% 18.12% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 89 86
Average daily rate £300 £250 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £125 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.70 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -17 48 £305 +28.42% 11
High Wycombe +7 4 £115 - 11
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 107 (66.88%) Microsoft
2 86 (53.75%) Finance
3 75 (46.88%) MS Office
4 49 (30.63%) Project Management
5 41 (25.63%) Windows
5 41 (25.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
7 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
8 32 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
9 30 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 30 (18.75%) MS Project
10 29 (18.13%) SharePoint
11 28 (17.50%) ATM
11 28 (17.50%) Data Analysis
12 27 (16.88%) SQL
12 27 (16.88%) ITIL
13 25 (15.63%) Statistics
14 24 (15.00%) Banking
15 22 (13.75%) Data Structures
16 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
16 21 (13.13%) Data Security
17 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (12.50%) Data Governance
18 18 (11.25%) SLA
19 17 (10.63%) Risk Management
19 17 (10.63%) Validation
19 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
20 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
21 15 (9.38%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (18.13%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (4.38%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.13%) Apache
3 5 (3.13%) IIS
3 5 (3.13%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.63%) SAS
5 1 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 75 (46.88%) MS Office
2 41 (25.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 30 (18.75%) MS Project
4 15 (9.38%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.63%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.63%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 28 (17.50%) ATM
2 6 (3.75%) LDAP
3 5 (3.13%) Firewall
3 5 (3.13%) SMTP
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 2 (1.25%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.25%) SAN
5 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.63%) LAN
5 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.63%) VoIP
5 1 (0.63%) VPN
5 1 (0.63%) WAN
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.63%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Power BI
5 1 (0.63%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.63%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Moq
1 1 (0.63%) MSI
1 1 (0.63%) MSTest
1 1 (0.63%) NUnit
1 1 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (0.63%) Selenium
General
1 86 (53.75%) Finance
2 24 (15.00%) Banking
3 6 (3.75%) Retail
4 4 (2.50%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
5 3 (1.88%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.88%) Publishing
5 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.25%) French Language
6 2 (1.25%) German Language
6 2 (1.25%) Turkish Language
7 1 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.63%) Electronics
7 1 (0.63%) Legal
7 1 (0.63%) Local Government
7 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 69 (43.13%) Analyst
2 27 (16.88%) Data Analyst
3 14 (8.75%) Project Manager
4 11 (6.88%) Coordinator
4 11 (6.88%) Financial Analyst
4 11 (6.88%) Project Officer
5 10 (6.25%) Developer
6 8 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) Process Analyst
7 7 (4.38%) Project Coordinator
7 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
8 6 (3.75%) Project Control Officer
8 6 (3.75%) Support Engineer
9 5 (3.13%) Project Support Officer
10 4 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (2.50%) Architect
10 4 (2.50%) Server Support
10 4 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
10 4 (2.50%) Support Assistant
10 4 (2.50%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.00%) .NET
2 7 (4.38%) HTML
2 7 (4.38%) HTML5
3 6 (3.75%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.75%) SOAP
3 6 (3.75%) XML
4 5 (3.13%) CSS
4 5 (3.13%) jQuery
4 5 (3.13%) Laravel
4 5 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.25%) Middleware
5 2 (1.25%) WCF
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.63%) EDI
6 1 (0.63%) REST
6 1 (0.63%) SAML
6 1 (0.63%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.63%) Web Services
6 1 (0.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.63%) Statistics
2 22 (13.75%) Data Structures
3 21 (13.13%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (8.13%) Data Extraction
5 12 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 9 (5.63%) Blackberry
7 8 (5.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (3.13%) PMI
9 4 (2.50%) CMDB
9 4 (2.50%) User Experience
10 2 (1.25%) BYOD
10 2 (1.25%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.63%) Oracle Licensing
11 1 (0.63%) Pharmacovigilance
11 1 (0.63%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.63%) Windows
2 32 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.13%) Unix
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (3.13%) zOS
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.25%) BlackBerry OS
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.63%) AIX
6 1 (0.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.63%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (30.63%) Project Management
2 35 (21.88%) PRINCE2
3 28 (17.50%) Data Analysis
4 27 (16.88%) ITIL
5 21 (13.13%) Data Security
6 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.50%) Data Governance
7 17 (10.63%) Risk Management
7 17 (10.63%) Validation
8 13 (8.13%) Business Analysis
8 13 (8.13%) ITIL V3
9 11 (6.88%) Change Control
9 11 (6.88%) Data Cleansing
9 11 (6.88%) Project Planning
10 10 (6.25%) Workflow
11 9 (5.63%) Analytics
11 9 (5.63%) Change Management
11 9 (5.63%) Data Analytics
11 9 (5.63%) Service Delivery
11 9 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.88%) SQL
2 8 (5.00%) C#
2 8 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (3.75%) VB
4 5 (3.13%) Java
4 5 (3.13%) PHP
4 5 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) Security Cleared
2 30 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
4 9 (5.63%) PMI Certification
5 7 (4.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.50%) CAPM
6 4 (2.50%) PMP
7 3 (1.88%) Degree
7 3 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (1.25%) APMP
8 2 (1.25%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.63%) CCNA
9 1 (0.63%) CCNP
9 1 (0.63%) HNC
9 1 (0.63%) HND
9 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.63%) MCAD
9 1 (0.63%) MCP
9 1 (0.63%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) SLA
2 13 (8.13%) Data Quality
3 4 (2.50%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.25%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) BS25999
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.63%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) SCCM
2 4 (2.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.25%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.25%) SCOM
4 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 107 (66.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.38%) Oracle
3 7 (4.38%) Remedy
4 6 (3.75%) IBM
4 6 (3.75%) VMware
5 3 (1.88%) Citrix
5 3 (1.88%) HP
6 2 (1.25%) EMC
6 2 (1.25%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.25%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe
7 1 (0.63%) BMC
7 1 (0.63%) Brocade
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.63%) NetApp
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.63%) Tableau
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