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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 27 21
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 14 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 8.73% 4.20% 9.29%
As % of the Applications category 54.10% 31.11% 72.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 12
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£153 £230 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.69% -16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £396 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 7
Average hourly rate £36.25 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
61 45 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.14% 13.51% 12.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 13
Average daily rate £300 £243 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.71% -19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 14
Average hourly rate £22.13 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.58% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £12.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £14.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) MS Office
3 20 (41.67%) ITIL
4 19 (39.58%) Windows
4 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 16 (33.33%) Remedy
7 11 (22.92%) Citrix
8 9 (18.75%) Advertising
8 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 8 (16.67%) VMware
10 7 (14.58%) DNS
10 7 (14.58%) LAN
10 7 (14.58%) WAN
10 7 (14.58%) DHCP
10 7 (14.58%) ADSL
10 7 (14.58%) Broadband
10 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
11 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
11 6 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
11 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.50%) BMC
11 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.50%) Service Management
12 5 (10.42%) Internet
12 5 (10.42%) IPv6

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS Office
2 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (6.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) ADSL
1 7 (14.58%) Broadband
1 7 (14.58%) LAN
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
1 7 (14.58%) DHCP
1 7 (14.58%) DNS
2 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) IPv6
3 5 (10.42%) Internet
4 4 (8.33%) SAN
4 4 (8.33%) VPN
5 3 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.17%) Multicast
6 2 (4.17%) PBX
6 2 (4.17%) VoIP
6 2 (4.17%) ISDN
6 2 (4.17%) MPLS
6 2 (4.17%) BGP
6 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MSI
1 1 (2.08%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 9 (18.75%) Advertising
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (58.33%) Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Service Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Server Support
4 3 (6.25%) Network Support
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) XML
2 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (39.58%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 8 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Android
7 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Phone
8 1 (2.08%) UNIX
8 1 (2.08%) Linux
8 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
3 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
6 3 (6.25%) ERP
6 3 (6.25%) Change Management
6 3 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (4.17%) Computer Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.17%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.17%) Business Transformation
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (2.08%) C++
4 1 (2.08%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) ISEB
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PMP
2 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PhD
3 1 (2.08%) MCSD
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) CDISC
2 1 (2.08%) GCP
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (39.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 16 (33.33%) Remedy
3 11 (22.92%) Citrix
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) BMC
6 4 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (8.33%) Dell
7 2 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (4.17%) Avaya
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
7 2 (4.17%) Planview
7 2 (4.17%) Polycom
7 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.08%) AppSense
8 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago