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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 27 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 25 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.69% 5.17% 4.12%
As % of the Applications category 54.29% 48.08% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 4
Average daily rate
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£340 £150 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+126.66% -50.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £144 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.38 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.54% +175.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
35 52 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.80% 10.74% 15.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 23 14
Average daily rate £360 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £132 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £41.25 £12.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.93% +228.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £34.13 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £122.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) MS Office
3 19 (35.85%) ITIL
4 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
5 15 (28.30%) Project Management
6 13 (24.53%) Windows
6 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
7 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (20.75%) Finance
8 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.75%) DHCP
8 11 (20.75%) DNS
9 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
9 9 (16.98%) SQL
9 9 (16.98%) Linux
10 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
10 8 (15.09%) MS Project
10 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
10 8 (15.09%) Debian
10 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
10 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
11 7 (13.21%) Terminal Server
11 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (13.21%) LDAP
11 7 (13.21%) IIS
11 7 (13.21%) Oracle
12 6 (11.32%) Tridion
12 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
13 5 (9.43%) Document Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 7 (13.21%) IIS
2 7 (13.21%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.77%) MS Project Server
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) MS Office
2 13 (24.53%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (15.09%) MS Project
4 5 (9.43%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Tridion
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.75%) DHCP
1 11 (20.75%) DNS
2 7 (13.21%) LDAP
3 2 (3.77%) SAN
3 2 (3.77%) Firewall
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.77%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.89%) VLAN
4 1 (1.89%) LAN
4 1 (1.89%) WAN
4 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) RDBMS
2 5 (9.43%) FileMaker
2 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Analyst
2 6 (11.32%) Administrator
2 6 (11.32%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
3 5 (9.43%) Desktop Support
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.55%) IT Administrator
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Administrator
6 2 (3.77%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
6 2 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.77%) Operations Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Report Analyst
7 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.89%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 4 (7.55%) ODBC
3 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) BYOD
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.77%) Statistics
5 1 (1.89%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 8 (15.09%) Debian
3 8 (15.09%) Windows 7
4 6 (11.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 15 (28.30%) Project Management
3 12 (22.64%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
5 6 (11.32%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.43%) Document Management
6 5 (9.43%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (7.55%) Resource Management
7 4 (7.55%) Project Planning
8 3 (5.66%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.66%) Time Management
9 2 (3.77%) Channel Management
9 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.77%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.77%) ERP
9 2 (3.77%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) CCNA
1 2 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (3.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.21%) Terminal Server
3 2 (3.77%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) WMI
1 1 (1.89%) WSUS
1 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (60.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle
4 4 (7.55%) Citrix
4 4 (7.55%) Remedy
4 4 (7.55%) VMware
5 3 (5.66%) WorldPay
6 2 (3.77%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (3.77%) 3PAR
6 2 (3.77%) F5
6 2 (3.77%) Cisco
6 2 (3.77%) HP
6 2 (3.77%) Dell
6 2 (3.77%) EMC
6 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.89%) SAP
7 1 (1.89%) Adobe
7 1 (1.89%) JD Edwards
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