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 5 March 2015 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 144 118 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 11.88% 11.50% 8.18%
As % of the Applications category 58.78% 64.84% 49.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 64 27
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£258 £345 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.36% +64.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £218 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 20
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.00 £11.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £9.75 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £15.97 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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
245 182 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.21% 17.74% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 91 58
Average daily rate £300 £340 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £144 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.99 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 5 March 2015. 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 -2 107 £250 -27.53% 30
High Wycombe -4 4 - - 9
Buckingham - 2 - -
Aylesbury - 1 - - 4
Amersham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Marlow - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Olney - - - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 211 (68.73%) Microsoft
2 131 (42.67%) MS Office
3 101 (32.90%) Finance
4 97 (31.60%) Security Cleared
5 91 (29.64%) ITIL
6 80 (26.06%) SC Cleared
6 80 (26.06%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (25.73%) Windows
8 55 (17.92%) MS PowerPoint
9 51 (16.61%) Service Management
10 49 (15.96%) Project Management
11 47 (15.31%) SLA
12 39 (12.70%) MS Project
12 39 (12.70%) Change Management
13 37 (12.05%) SQL
13 37 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
14 36 (11.73%) Active Directory
15 33 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 33 (10.75%) PRINCE2
16 31 (10.10%) VMware
16 31 (10.10%) Windows 7
17 30 (9.77%) Banking
18 29 (9.45%) Incident Management
19 28 (9.12%) DV Cleared
19 28 (9.12%) Telecoms
20 27 (8.79%) Management Information System
20 27 (8.79%) Remedy
21 26 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (8.47%) MCSE
21 26 (8.47%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 26 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.51%) MS Exchange
3 17 (5.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (3.91%) IIS
5 8 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (2.61%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.98%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.65%) CMS
8 2 (0.65%) SAS
8 2 (0.65%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.65%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.33%) Lync
9 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 131 (42.67%) MS Office
2 55 (17.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 39 (12.70%) MS Project
4 24 (7.82%) MS Visio
5 14 (4.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.98%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.65%) assyst
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.98%) Office 365
1 3 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.14%) Internet
2 22 (7.17%) ATM
3 11 (3.58%) 4G
3 11 (3.58%) WAN
3 11 (3.58%) 3G
4 10 (3.26%) SAN
4 10 (3.26%) LAN
5 9 (2.93%) NAS
6 8 (2.61%) Firewall
7 7 (2.28%) Radio Access Network
7 7 (2.28%) MPLS
7 7 (2.28%) Ethernet
7 7 (2.28%) ADSL
7 7 (2.28%) 2G
7 7 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (1.63%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.63%) VoIP
9 4 (1.30%) GSM
9 4 (1.30%) UMTS
9 4 (1.30%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.89%) MS Access
3 9 (2.93%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.33%) SAP BI
5 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Yeoman
1 1 (0.33%) JIRA
1 1 (0.33%) Rational Rose
General
1 101 (32.90%) Finance
2 30 (9.77%) Banking
3 28 (9.12%) Telecoms
4 15 (4.89%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.63%) Retail
6 4 (1.30%) Automotive
6 4 (1.30%) Legal
7 3 (0.98%) Spanish Language
7 3 (0.98%) Advertising
7 3 (0.98%) Publishing
8 2 (0.65%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Law
9 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 125 (40.72%) Analyst
2 28 (9.12%) Support Analyst
3 24 (7.82%) 1st Line Support
4 23 (7.49%) Administrator
5 19 (6.19%) Service Analyst
5 19 (6.19%) Coordinator
5 19 (6.19%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (5.54%) Support Engineer
7 16 (5.21%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 16 (5.21%) Data Analyst
8 15 (4.89%) Project Manager
9 11 (3.58%) PMO Analyst
9 11 (3.58%) MI Analyst
9 11 (3.58%) Project Coordinator
10 10 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (2.61%) Network Analyst
11 8 (2.61%) Incident Manager
11 8 (2.61%) Project Officer
11 8 (2.61%) Windows Administrator
12 7 (2.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.63%) Middleware
2 3 (0.98%) XML
2 3 (0.98%) .NET
3 2 (0.65%) HTML
3 2 (0.65%) CSS
3 2 (0.65%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.65%) HTML5
3 2 (0.65%) CSS3
4 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) REST
4 1 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (0.33%) SAML
4 1 (0.33%) Flash
4 1 (0.33%) SOAP
4 1 (0.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 80 (26.06%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 12 (3.91%) Clustering
4 8 (2.61%) Mainframe
4 8 (2.61%) Statistics
4 8 (2.61%) CMDB
5 7 (2.28%) e-Health
6 5 (1.63%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.63%) IVR
7 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.98%) NHS
9 2 (0.65%) PMI
9 2 (0.65%) Informatics
9 2 (0.65%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.33%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Telematics
10 1 (0.33%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 79 (25.73%) Windows
2 37 (12.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (10.10%) Windows 7
4 26 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (7.49%) UNIX
6 15 (4.89%) Windows 2000
6 15 (4.89%) Windows NT
6 15 (4.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 14 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.91%) Linux
9 7 (2.28%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.95%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.95%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.33%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Android
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.33%) HPUX
11 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (29.64%) ITIL
2 51 (16.61%) Service Management
3 49 (15.96%) Project Management
4 39 (12.70%) Change Management
5 33 (10.75%) PRINCE2
6 29 (9.45%) Incident Management
7 22 (7.17%) Project Planning
7 22 (7.17%) Line Management
8 21 (6.84%) Data Analysis
8 21 (6.84%) ITSM
9 19 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (6.19%) Validation
10 17 (5.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (5.21%) Configuration Management
12 15 (4.89%) Service Delivery
12 15 (4.89%) Continuous Improvement
12 15 (4.89%) Change Control
13 13 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.58%) ITIL V3
14 11 (3.58%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (12.05%) SQL
2 24 (7.82%) VBA
3 16 (5.21%) C
4 7 (2.28%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.98%) VB
5 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.65%) Perl
6 2 (0.65%) C#
6 2 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.33%) Korn
7 1 (0.33%) Java
7 1 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 97 (31.60%) Security Cleared
2 80 (26.06%) SC Cleared
3 33 (10.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (9.12%) DV Cleared
5 26 (8.47%) MCSE
6 20 (6.51%) MCP
7 13 (4.23%) Degree
8 12 (3.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 11 (3.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 10 (3.26%) CCNA
10 10 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
10 10 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (1.95%) ISEB
11 6 (1.95%) VCP4
12 4 (1.30%) PMI Certification
13 3 (0.98%) ISTQB
13 3 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.98%) CCNP
13 3 (0.98%) PMP
14 2 (0.65%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.31%) SLA
2 13 (4.23%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.33%) P3O
4 1 (0.33%) BS25999
4 1 (0.33%) COBIT
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (11.73%) Active Directory
2 22 (7.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.54%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.58%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.61%) ISA Server
5 8 (2.61%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.28%) Firmware
7 6 (1.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.65%) vSphere
8 2 (0.65%) UAG
8 2 (0.65%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.33%) XenApp
9 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.33%) NFS
9 1 (0.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (4.56%) OVSD
2 13 (4.23%) Backup Exec
3 12 (3.91%) SCCM
4 10 (3.26%) BladeLogic
5 8 (2.61%) SCOM
6 7 (2.28%) CA Spectrum
6 7 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (2.28%) OpenView
7 4 (1.30%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.30%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 3 (0.98%) NSN NetAct
8 3 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.98%) Netcool
9 1 (0.33%) YaST
9 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.33%) WSUS
9 1 (0.33%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 211 (68.73%) Microsoft
2 31 (10.10%) VMware
3 27 (8.79%) Remedy
4 22 (7.17%) HP
5 18 (5.86%) Citrix
6 16 (5.21%) Oracle
7 15 (4.89%) Cisco
8 11 (3.58%) McAfee
9 10 (3.26%) Intel
10 8 (2.61%) Lumension
11 7 (2.28%) CA
12 6 (1.95%) Business Objects
12 6 (1.95%) SAP
12 6 (1.95%) BMC
12 6 (1.95%) Sophos
13 5 (1.63%) F5
13 5 (1.63%) Avaya
14 4 (1.30%) IBM
15 3 (0.98%) SolarWinds
15 3 (0.98%) Wyse
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