The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridge region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.19% 3.37% 2.51%
As % of the Applications category 21.05% 21.67% 27.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £308 £250 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% -14.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £233 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £320 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £24.90 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.79% -23.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
38 60 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.41% 15.54% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 25 17
Average daily rate £228 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.91% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £225 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £325 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 12
Average hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £12.85 £12.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.45 £36.05 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) MS Office
3 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) Project Management
4 4 (22.22%) Change Management
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Publishing
5 3 (16.67%) MS Project
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) ITIL
6 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.11%) SAP
6 2 (11.11%) EDI
6 2 (11.11%) Intranet
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) ISEB
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
6 2 (11.11%) Mingle
6 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (27.78%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (16.67%) MS Project
3 2 (11.11%) Mingle
4 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Intranet
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Extranet
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Spotfire
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) MySQL
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
1 4 (22.22%) Publishing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Build Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Business Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) IT Support
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Manager
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (5.56%) WCF
3 1 (5.56%) WPF
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) XML
3 1 (5.56%) XSLT
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.56%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Change Management
2 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
3 2 (11.11%) Workflow
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Matrix Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Kanban
4 1 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) SEO
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) X++
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (5.56%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Business Objects
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