The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 22 31
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.17% 5.43% 2.60%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 43.59% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £344 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -14.06%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £18.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
MS Excel
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
26 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.07% 12.46% 8.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 9
Average daily rate £360 £350 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £155 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £14.30 £18.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £44.20 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.65 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -2.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridge region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridge region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (70.83%) MS Office
2 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) MS Project
4 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (29.17%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) ITIL
5 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) Service Management
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 3 (12.50%) Finance
8 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
8 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) VPN
9 2 (8.33%) ERP
9 2 (8.33%) PMI
9 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
9 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
9 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
9 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
9 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
9 2 (8.33%) BYOD

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project Server
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (70.83%) MS Office
2 8 (33.33%) MS Project
3 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (4.17%) VLAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
1 1 (4.17%) Subversion
1 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
2 1 (4.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Report Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Programme Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.33%) BYOD
1 2 (8.33%) PMI
1 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
2 1 (4.17%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
1 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Project Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.83%) PRINCE2
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 4 (16.67%) Service Management
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (8.33%) ERP
6 2 (8.33%) Infographics
6 2 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) ITSM
7 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) SOA
7 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) C#
1 1 (4.17%) C++
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
1 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
1 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.17%) APMP
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PMP
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix
2 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
2 2 (8.33%) WorldPay
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Tableau
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 days ago