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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 52 127 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.62% 10.30% 9.70%
As % of the Applications category 49.52% 69.40% 61.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 53
Median daily rate £425 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £124 £187 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £389 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £10.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +33.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.04 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
105 183 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.35% 14.84% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 88 85
Median daily rate £346 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.41% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £465 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 24
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £26.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -12 42 £395 +31.66% 15
High Wycombe -6 2 £384 +137.98%
Amersham - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 58 (41.43%) MS Office
3 46 (32.86%) Project Management
4 35 (25.00%) Finance
5 34 (24.29%) ITIL
6 32 (22.86%) Windows
7 31 (22.14%) Active Directory
8 29 (20.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 29 (20.71%) Security Cleared
9 25 (17.86%) Banking
9 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2
9 25 (17.86%) SQL
10 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
12 22 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 21 (15.00%) SC Cleared
14 20 (14.29%) MS Project
15 19 (13.57%) MS Visio
15 19 (13.57%) HP
16 17 (12.14%) Citrix
16 17 (12.14%) Oracle
16 17 (12.14%) Workflow
17 16 (11.43%) .NET
18 15 (10.71%) Unix
18 15 (10.71%) SMTP
19 14 (10.00%) IIS
20 13 (9.29%) C#
20 13 (9.29%) Java
20 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
21 12 (8.57%) JavaScript

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 14 (10.00%) IIS
2 13 (9.29%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 10 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 8 (5.71%) Apache
5 5 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.86%) MS Project Server
7 3 (2.14%) SAS
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.14%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 58 (41.43%) MS Office
2 29 (20.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (14.29%) MS Project
4 19 (13.57%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.14%) ProjectWise
6 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.71%) Traffica
2 1 (0.71%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) SMTP
2 12 (8.57%) Internet
3 10 (7.14%) LDAP
4 8 (5.71%) FTP
4 8 (5.71%) VPN
5 7 (5.00%) SAN
6 6 (4.29%) DNS
6 6 (4.29%) Firewall
6 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
7 5 (3.57%) IPsec
7 5 (3.57%) SSH
8 3 (2.14%) ATM
8 3 (2.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.14%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.14%) SSL
9 2 (1.43%) LAN
9 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
9 2 (1.43%) Unified Communications
9 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.71%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.71%) MS Access
4 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.71%) Power BI
4 1 (0.71%) QlikView
4 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.71%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) JIRA
2 1 (0.71%) Subversion
2 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (25.00%) Finance
2 25 (17.86%) Banking
3 12 (8.57%) Retail
4 9 (6.43%) Telecoms
5 8 (5.71%) Spanish Language
6 5 (3.57%) Marketing
7 3 (2.14%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.43%) Automotive
8 2 (1.43%) Electronics
8 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) German Language
9 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (25.71%) Analyst
2 22 (15.71%) Project Manager
3 15 (10.71%) Developer
4 9 (6.43%) Service Analyst
5 8 (5.71%) Consultant
5 8 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (5.00%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 6 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 5 (3.57%) Architect
8 5 (3.57%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Administrator
9 4 (2.86%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 4 (2.86%) Support Analyst
10 3 (2.14%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (2.14%) Business Continuity Support
10 3 (2.14%) DV Cleared Project Manager
10 3 (2.14%) Resource Planning Analyst
10 3 (2.14%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (11.43%) .NET
2 12 (8.57%) AngularJS
2 12 (8.57%) CSS
2 12 (8.57%) HTML
2 12 (8.57%) HTML5
3 11 (7.86%) jQuery
3 11 (7.86%) SOAP
3 11 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 10 (7.14%) Laravel
5 9 (6.43%) XML
6 5 (3.57%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.86%) Middleware
7 4 (2.86%) Web Services
8 3 (2.14%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.43%) CSS3
9 2 (1.43%) IBM Integration Bus
10 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.71%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (3.57%) CESG
3 5 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.57%) Cryptography
4 3 (2.14%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.14%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.43%) CMDB
5 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.43%) DataPower
5 2 (1.43%) NHS
5 2 (1.43%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.71%) Telematics
6 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (22.86%) Windows
2 15 (10.71%) Unix
3 8 (5.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (5.71%) zOS
4 7 (5.00%) CentOS
4 7 (5.00%) Linux
4 7 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (3.57%) Windows Vista
7 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (32.86%) Project Management
2 34 (24.29%) ITIL
3 25 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 24 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (15.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (12.14%) Workflow
7 12 (8.57%) Migration
7 12 (8.57%) Service Management
8 11 (7.86%) Technical Analysis
8 11 (7.86%) Test Scripting
9 10 (7.14%) DevOps
9 10 (7.14%) Web Development
10 9 (6.43%) Security Operations
11 8 (5.71%) Change Control
11 8 (5.71%) ITSM
11 8 (5.71%) System Testing
11 8 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
12 7 (5.00%) Change Management
12 7 (5.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.86%) SQL
2 13 (9.29%) C#
2 13 (9.29%) Java
3 12 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 12 (8.57%) VB
4 11 (7.86%) PowerShell
5 10 (7.14%) PHP
6 3 (2.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.43%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.43%) VBScript
8 1 (0.71%) C++
8 1 (0.71%) COBOL
8 1 (0.71%) Python
8 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.71%) VC++
Qualifications
1 29 (20.71%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.86%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 7 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (3.57%) CEH
7 5 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
7 5 (3.57%) CISSP
7 5 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.57%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.57%) PMP
8 3 (2.14%) CAPM
8 3 (2.14%) Degree
8 3 (2.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.43%) CCAA
9 2 (1.43%) CCENT
9 2 (1.43%) MCSA
9 2 (1.43%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.43%) SLA
2 5 (3.57%) RMADS
3 4 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (2.14%) BS25999
4 3 (2.14%) Data Quality
4 3 (2.14%) ISO22301
4 3 (2.14%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.43%) QA
6 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (22.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (4.29%) NFS
3 6 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.57%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.43%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) OVSD
1 8 (5.71%) SCOM
2 5 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (0.71%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.71%) Nagios
3 1 (0.71%) Netcool
3 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 83 (59.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) HP
3 17 (12.14%) Citrix
3 17 (12.14%) Oracle
4 11 (7.86%) IBM
4 11 (7.86%) VMware
5 10 (7.14%) Cisco
5 10 (7.14%) Remedy
6 6 (4.29%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 4 (2.86%) NetApp
8 4 (2.86%) SAP
9 3 (2.14%) F5
9 3 (2.14%) IFS
9 3 (2.14%) IronPort
10 2 (1.43%) EMC
10 2 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.43%) Symantec
10 2 (1.43%) Veeam
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