The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 53 22
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -31
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 61 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 8.14% 1.85% 5.66%
As % of the Applications category 42.36% 22.03% 44.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 3 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £242 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.40 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £13.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
MS Excel
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
144 59 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.23% 8.40% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 15 37
Average daily rate £294 £263 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £165 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £510 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 14 18
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £22.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -42.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridgeshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +23 34 £300 -25.00% 17
Peterborough +23 18 £350 - 5
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 66 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 32 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 32 (34.78%) Windows
3 31 (33.70%) MS Office
4 26 (28.26%) ITIL
5 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
6 15 (16.30%) SQL
6 15 (16.30%) Project Management
6 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (15.22%) Finance
7 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
8 13 (14.13%) DNS
9 12 (13.04%) DHCP
9 12 (13.04%) Citrix
10 11 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
10 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
11 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (10.87%) IIS
11 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
12 9 (9.78%) VMware
12 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
12 9 (9.78%) Linux
12 9 (9.78%) Data Analysis
13 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
13 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
13 8 (8.70%) LDAP
13 8 (8.70%) Debian
13 8 (8.70%) Terminal Server
14 7 (7.61%) RDBMS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.96%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (10.87%) IIS
4 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.35%) CMS
6 2 (2.17%) Lync
6 2 (2.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
6 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.09%) SAS
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.09%) Confluence
7 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 31 (33.70%) MS Office
2 15 (16.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.35%) MS Project
5 2 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.17%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Tridion
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.17%) ResourceLink
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.13%) DNS
2 12 (13.04%) DHCP
3 8 (8.70%) LDAP
4 4 (4.35%) PBX
5 2 (2.17%) Network Security
5 2 (2.17%) SAN
5 2 (2.17%) Firewall
6 1 (1.09%) ATM
6 1 (1.09%) VPN
6 1 (1.09%) Internet
6 1 (1.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (1.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.61%) RDBMS
2 7 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) FileMaker
3 5 (5.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (1.09%) MS Access
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.17%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (46.74%) Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Service Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Data Analyst
2 9 (9.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
3 7 (7.61%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (6.52%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (6.52%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.43%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) IT Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.35%) Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Consultant
7 3 (3.26%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) XML
2 4 (4.35%) ODBC
3 3 (3.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.26%) .NET
4 1 (1.09%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.43%) Data Structures
2 5 (5.43%) iPhone
2 5 (5.43%) iPad
3 4 (4.35%) IVR
4 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.26%) BYOD
5 2 (2.17%) User Experience
5 2 (2.17%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.09%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) PMI
6 1 (1.09%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (34.78%) Windows
2 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
3 9 (9.78%) Linux
4 8 (8.70%) Debian
5 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.09%) UNIX
10 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.26%) ITIL
2 15 (16.30%) Project Management
3 14 (15.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (10.87%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.78%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.43%) Change Management
7 5 (5.43%) Validation
7 5 (5.43%) Migration
7 5 (5.43%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (5.43%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.35%) Document Management
8 4 (4.35%) WFM
8 4 (4.35%) Load Testing
8 4 (4.35%) CRM
8 4 (4.35%) ERP
9 3 (3.26%) Workflow
9 3 (3.26%) Service Management
9 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.30%) SQL
2 8 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.17%) C#
3 2 (2.17%) Java
4 1 (1.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) VBA
4 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Security Cleared
1 4 (4.35%) Degree
1 4 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.17%) ISEB
4 1 (1.09%) MCSE
4 1 (1.09%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) CCNA
4 1 (1.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.09%) MCTS
4 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
2 3 (3.26%) QA
System Software
1 32 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.70%) Terminal Server
3 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCOM
2 1 (1.09%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) WSUS
2 1 (1.09%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.09%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) Citrix
3 9 (9.78%) VMware
4 8 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.52%) Oracle
6 4 (4.35%) Verint
6 4 (4.35%) Remedy
7 3 (3.26%) EMC
7 3 (3.26%) WorldPay
8 2 (2.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.17%) HP
8 2 (2.17%) Adobe
8 2 (2.17%) SAP
8 2 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (1.09%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.09%) Dell
9 1 (1.09%) Cisco
9 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.09%) Juniper