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 23 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 16 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.12% 4.89% 8.14%
As % of the Applications category 58.62% 36.36% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 8
Average daily rate
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£153 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £398 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.39% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
58 44 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 15.55% 13.46% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 10
Average daily rate £250 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £110 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £375 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 12
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.31% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.97 £12.75 £10.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £14.50 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -6.45%

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 23 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 23 October 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (47.92%) MS Office
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 20 (41.67%) ITIL
4 20 (41.67%) Windows
4 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 18 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 16 (33.33%) Remedy
7 11 (22.92%) Citrix
8 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
9 9 (18.75%) Windows 8
9 9 (18.75%) Advertising
10 8 (16.67%) VMware
11 7 (14.58%) WAN
11 7 (14.58%) DHCP
11 7 (14.58%) DNS
11 7 (14.58%) ADSL
11 7 (14.58%) Broadband
11 7 (14.58%) LAN
11 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
12 6 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.50%) BMC
12 6 (12.50%) Service Management
12 6 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
13 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
13 5 (10.42%) IPv6

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 23 (47.92%) 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
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%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Server Support
4 3 (6.25%) Network Support
4 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Server Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
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%) Network Specialist
5 2 (4.17%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) .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%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.08%) Fat 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 20 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 9 (18.75%) 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
8 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
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%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
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%) 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%) Java
2 3 (6.25%) Python
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) PHP
3 2 (4.17%) C#
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 20 (41.67%) 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 5 (10.42%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOM
2 3 (6.25%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.17%) 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%) Planview
7 2 (4.17%) Polycom
7 2 (4.17%) MobileIron
7 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 2 (4.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.08%) AppSense
8 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Business Objects
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