The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 116 71 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.73% 8.49% 6.80%
As % of the Applications category 62.03% 52.99% 48.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 37 31
Average daily rate £325 £225 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £156 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £294 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 20 14
Average hourly rate £11.50 £10.58 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -29.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
187 134 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 15.69% 16.03% 14.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 71 61
Average daily rate £325 £255 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.45% +18.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £343 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 32
Average hourly rate £11.75 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.53 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.69 £24.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
South East

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 95 £325 +57.57% 16
High Wycombe 0 5 £150 - 1
Amersham +3 3 £300 -
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Bletchley - 1 - -
Marlow - - - - 4
Chesham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 3
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 136 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 94 (38.52%) Windows
3 78 (31.97%) Finance
4 62 (25.41%) SQL
5 60 (24.59%) MS Office
6 54 (22.13%) Security Cleared
7 51 (20.90%) Project Management
8 47 (19.26%) MS Project
9 42 (17.21%) Active Directory
9 42 (17.21%) Windows 7
10 39 (15.98%) Oracle
11 36 (14.75%) PRINCE2
12 35 (14.34%) Project Planning
13 34 (13.93%) SC Cleared
14 31 (12.70%) SQL Server
15 30 (12.30%) SharePoint
16 25 (10.25%) MS Exchange
16 25 (10.25%) Banking
17 23 (9.43%) Migration
17 23 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
18 22 (9.02%) DV Cleared
19 20 (8.20%) IBM
19 20 (8.20%) ITIL
20 18 (7.38%) VMware
20 18 (7.38%) Financial Institution
21 17 (6.97%) Asset Management
21 17 (6.97%) PMI Certification
21 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
22 16 (6.56%) PMP
23 15 (6.15%) VBA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (12.30%) SharePoint
2 25 (10.25%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (2.87%) Lync
7 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.23%) CMS
9 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.41%) SAS
10 1 (0.41%) IIS
10 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 60 (24.59%) MS Office
2 47 (19.26%) MS Project
3 23 (9.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (2.87%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (2.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.41%) InDesign
5 1 (0.41%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.69%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.82%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.05%) Office 365
2 3 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.41%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.69%) LAN
1 9 (3.69%) WAN
2 8 (3.28%) ATM
3 7 (2.87%) Firewall
4 6 (2.46%) Internet
5 5 (2.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.64%) DNS
7 3 (1.23%) SAN
7 3 (1.23%) VPN
8 2 (0.82%) SMTP
8 2 (0.82%) DHCP
8 2 (0.82%) Network Security
9 1 (0.41%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.41%) NAS
9 1 (0.41%) SMLT
9 1 (0.41%) ADSL
9 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.41%) Broadband
9 1 (0.41%) Intranet
9 1 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.33%) MS Access
2 13 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.46%) DTS
6 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.23%) OLAP
7 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (2.05%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (2.05%) JIRA
2 4 (1.64%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.82%) Selenium
3 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 78 (31.97%) Finance
2 25 (10.25%) Banking
3 18 (7.38%) Financial Institution
4 13 (5.33%) Spanish Language
5 12 (4.92%) Retail
6 7 (2.87%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.05%) Publishing
8 3 (1.23%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.82%) French Language
9 2 (0.82%) German Language
9 2 (0.82%) Advertising
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Legal
10 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (25.82%) Analyst
2 25 (10.25%) Project Manager
3 19 (7.79%) Data Analyst
4 18 (7.38%) Developer
5 15 (6.15%) Consultant
6 11 (4.51%) Coordinator
6 11 (4.51%) Support Analyst
7 10 (4.10%) Project Coordinator
7 10 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (3.69%) Architect
8 9 (3.69%) Management Consultant
8 9 (3.69%) Software Consultant
9 8 (3.28%) Project Officer
9 8 (3.28%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.28%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.28%) Administrator
9 8 (3.28%) Project Support Officer
10 7 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (2.87%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (2.87%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.05%) .NET
1 5 (2.05%) XML
2 4 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.23%) MDX
4 2 (0.82%) jQuery
4 2 (0.82%) Middleware
4 2 (0.82%) Ajax
4 2 (0.82%) HTML
4 2 (0.82%) CSS
4 2 (0.82%) XSL
4 2 (0.82%) J2EE
5 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.41%) MSMQ
5 1 (0.41%) JDBC
5 1 (0.41%) Servlets
5 1 (0.41%) SOAP
5 1 (0.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.41%) REST
5 1 (0.41%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.51%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.10%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.05%) Statistics
4 4 (1.64%) NHS
4 4 (1.64%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.23%) Economics
5 3 (1.23%) Informatics
6 2 (0.82%) CESG
7 1 (0.41%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
7 1 (0.41%) PDA
7 1 (0.41%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.41%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.41%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.41%) Telematics
7 1 (0.41%) PMI
7 1 (0.41%) EPoS
7 1 (0.41%) Handset
7 1 (0.41%) Replication
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 94 (38.52%) Windows
2 42 (17.21%) Windows 7
3 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (5.33%) Windows XP
5 10 (4.10%) Linux
6 9 (3.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (3.69%) UNIX
7 8 (3.28%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.41%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.90%) Project Management
2 36 (14.75%) PRINCE2
3 35 (14.34%) Project Planning
4 23 (9.43%) Migration
5 20 (8.20%) ITIL
6 17 (6.97%) Asset Management
7 13 (5.33%) Service Management
7 13 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (4.92%) Data Analysis
8 12 (4.92%) Logistics
9 9 (3.69%) ETL
9 9 (3.69%) Change Management
10 8 (3.28%) Data Management
10 8 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (2.87%) Information Management
11 7 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (2.87%) Risk Assessment
12 6 (2.46%) PRINCE
12 6 (2.46%) Data Modelling
12 6 (2.46%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 62 (25.41%) SQL
2 15 (6.15%) VBA
3 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.64%) VB
5 3 (1.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.23%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.23%) C#
5 3 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.82%) VBScript
7 1 (0.41%) C
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
7 1 (0.41%) Delphi
7 1 (0.41%) Java
7 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 54 (22.13%) Security Cleared
2 34 (13.93%) SC Cleared
3 22 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 17 (6.97%) PMI Certification
5 16 (6.56%) PMP
6 14 (5.74%) Degree
7 12 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (4.51%) Oracle Certification
9 10 (4.10%) MCSE
10 8 (3.28%) MCP
11 5 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 3 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.23%) HNC
12 3 (1.23%) HND
13 2 (0.82%) ISEB
13 2 (0.82%) CISSP
13 2 (0.82%) CISA
13 2 (0.82%) CISM
13 2 (0.82%) MCITP
13 2 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.41%) GAAP
System Software
1 42 (17.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.46%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (0.82%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (6.15%) SCCM
2 4 (1.64%) OpenView
2 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.82%) WSUS
3 2 (0.82%) SCOM
3 2 (0.82%) MOM
4 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.41%) DameWare
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) OVSD
4 1 (0.41%) HP NNM
4 1 (0.41%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (0.41%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.41%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.41%) Plesk
4 1 (0.41%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (0.41%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 136 (55.74%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.98%) Oracle
3 20 (8.20%) IBM
4 18 (7.38%) VMware
5 11 (4.51%) HP
6 10 (4.10%) Business Objects
6 10 (4.10%) Citrix
7 8 (3.28%) Cisco
8 7 (2.87%) SAP
9 6 (2.46%) Symantec
10 5 (2.05%) Lumension
11 4 (1.64%) RightFax
11 4 (1.64%) MobileIron
11 4 (1.64%) Remedy
11 4 (1.64%) IronPort
12 2 (0.82%) Altiris
12 2 (0.82%) McAfee
12 2 (0.82%) Cognos
12 2 (0.82%) Avaya
12 2 (0.82%) Genesys
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