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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 15 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.10% 4.10% 8.74%
As % of the Applications category 46.00% 25.86% 55.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 12
Average daily rate
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£150 £301 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.20% -16.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £34.38 £12.50 £17.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -28.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.88 £12.50 £10.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.88 £12.50 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
50 58 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 11.09% 15.85% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 17
Average daily rate £263 £260 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £155 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 21
Average hourly rate £34.38 £12.55 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+173.90% -37.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.88 £11.70 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.00 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 September 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 September 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 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (42.86%) Finance
3 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) MS Office
4 12 (34.29%) ITIL
5 11 (31.43%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) Blackberry
6 10 (28.57%) Remedy
7 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
8 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) LAN
9 6 (17.14%) WAN
9 6 (17.14%) DHCP
9 6 (17.14%) DNS
9 6 (17.14%) Internet
9 6 (17.14%) .NET
9 6 (17.14%) VMware
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (14.29%) Advertising
10 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
10 5 (14.29%) ADSL
10 5 (14.29%) Broadband
10 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
10 5 (14.29%) IPv6
11 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
11 4 (11.43%) SAN
11 4 (11.43%) BMC
11 4 (11.43%) C#

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
2 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) LAN
1 6 (17.14%) WAN
1 6 (17.14%) DHCP
1 6 (17.14%) DNS
1 6 (17.14%) Internet
2 5 (14.29%) IPv6
2 5 (14.29%) ADSL
2 5 (14.29%) Broadband
2 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 4 (11.43%) SAN
4 3 (8.57%) VPN
4 3 (8.57%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.71%) Multicast
5 2 (5.71%) Junos
5 2 (5.71%) MPLS
5 2 (5.71%) BGP
5 2 (5.71%) VLAN
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.86%) Intranet
6 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.86%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Network Support
4 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Server Support
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.57%) Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support
5 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) .NET
2 3 (8.57%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) XSLT
4 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 4 (11.43%) Service Management
3 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.57%) ERP
5 2 (5.71%) DNA
5 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Data Management
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (2.86%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) C#
1 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.71%) PHP
3 2 (5.71%) Java
3 2 (5.71%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) C
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) MCSD
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
2 1 (2.86%) PhD
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) PMP
2 1 (2.86%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) SCCM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) SCVMM
2 3 (8.57%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Remedy
3 7 (20.00%) Citrix
4 6 (17.14%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) BMC
6 2 (5.71%) Juniper
6 2 (5.71%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.86%) AppSense
7 1 (2.86%) Planview
7 1 (2.86%) Polycom
7 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
7 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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