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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 44 13
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.56% 1.72% 9.57%
As % of the Applications category 51.52% 30.43% 52.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 21
Median daily rate £400 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £354 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £383 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
33 23 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.78% 5.64% 18.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 37
Median daily rate £229 £360 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.45% +44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £215 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £408 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 8
Median hourly rate £11.88 - £16.72
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 - £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £48.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 December 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (35.00%) MS Office
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) ITIL
5 7 (17.50%) Project Management
5 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) .NET
5 7 (17.50%) C#
5 7 (17.50%) Degree
5 7 (17.50%) Office 365
6 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (12.50%) ERP
7 5 (12.50%) Web Services
7 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (10.00%) Remedy
8 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
8 4 (10.00%) XML
8 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
8 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (10.00%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Office
2 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (2.50%) FrameMaker
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.50%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) VoIP
1 3 (7.50%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.00%) DHCP
2 2 (5.00%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.50%) LAN
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.50%) BODI
3 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.50%) DataStage
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) OLAP
3 1 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.50%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.50%) Selenium
3 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.00%) JMeter
3 2 (5.00%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) MSI
4 1 (2.50%) MSTest
4 1 (2.50%) NUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (7.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
5 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.50%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Developer in Test
6 2 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (12.50%) Web Services
3 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Ajax
4 3 (7.50%) jQuery
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.50%) BYOD
2 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.00%) Linux
3 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (5.00%) Unix
5 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Project Management
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.50%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) CRM
5 4 (10.00%) ITSM
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.50%) Migration
6 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
7 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.50%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (2.50%) Oozie
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 30 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) JD Edwards
2 4 (10.00%) Remedy
2 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
3 2 (5.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.50%) Cadence
4 1 (2.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Citrix
4 1 (2.50%) Informatica
4 1 (2.50%) Planview
4 1 (2.50%) Sun
4 1 (2.50%) Tableau
4 1 (2.50%) Teradata
4 1 (2.50%) WorldPay
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