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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 44 16
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 24 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.45% 3.17% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 43.86% 30.77% 50.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 9 16
Average daily rate
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£220 £213 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -41.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £167 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £34.38 £12.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.00% -31.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £12.10 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £14.90 £20.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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
114 78 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.71% 10.30% 15.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 34
Average daily rate £250 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £138 £225
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 12 11 29
Average hourly rate £33.75 £12.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+167.85% -37.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £20.00 £42.00
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 26 £150 -50.20% 23
Peterborough +26 18 £228 -20.86% 10
Huntingdon - - - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 53 (73.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.33%) Finance
3 22 (30.56%) Windows
4 21 (29.17%) MS Office
5 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
6 16 (22.22%) ITIL
6 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
8 13 (18.06%) Project Management
9 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
9 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (13.89%) Remedy
10 10 (13.89%) LAN
10 10 (13.89%) WAN
10 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
11 9 (12.50%) PBX
11 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
11 9 (12.50%) Citrix
11 9 (12.50%) MS Project
11 9 (12.50%) .NET
11 9 (12.50%) Internet
11 9 (12.50%) CMS
11 9 (12.50%) IVR
11 9 (12.50%) Verint
11 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
11 9 (12.50%) WFM
12 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
12 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 9 (12.50%) CMS
2 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.56%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.17%) Lync
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.78%) IIS
6 1 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.39%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) SAS
6 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (29.17%) MS Office
2 9 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 9 (12.50%) MS Project
3 7 (9.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.39%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) LAN
1 10 (13.89%) WAN
1 10 (13.89%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.50%) PBX
2 9 (12.50%) Internet
3 7 (9.72%) IPv6
3 7 (9.72%) DNS
3 7 (9.72%) DHCP
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
5 5 (6.94%) VPN
5 5 (6.94%) ADSL
5 5 (6.94%) Broadband
6 4 (5.56%) Junos
6 4 (5.56%) Multicast
6 4 (5.56%) VLAN
6 4 (5.56%) MPLS
6 4 (5.56%) BGP
7 3 (4.17%) DWDM
7 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 3 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (4.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.39%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.39%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.39%) MSI
2 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 24 (33.33%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.94%) Advertising
4 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.39%) Law
5 1 (1.39%) Legal
5 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (5.56%) Network Support
5 4 (5.56%) Server Support
5 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.56%) Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
6 3 (4.17%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (2.78%) Lead Network Engineer
7 2 (2.78%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (4.17%) HTML
2 3 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.39%) XSLT
4 1 (1.39%) Flash
4 1 (1.39%) jQuery
4 1 (1.39%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Blackberry
1 11 (15.28%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.50%) IVR
3 5 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.56%) PMI
5 2 (2.78%) Informatics
5 2 (2.78%) NHS
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.39%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.39%) Statistics
6 1 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Windows
2 15 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 8 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) UNIX
6 1 (1.39%) Linux
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.39%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.22%) ITIL
2 13 (18.06%) Project Management
3 9 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 9 (12.50%) WFM
4 8 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
5 6 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.94%) ERP
6 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (5.56%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (5.56%) Knowledge Management
7 4 (5.56%) DNA
7 4 (5.56%) Scrum
7 4 (5.56%) Service Management
8 3 (4.17%) Change Management
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) C#
2 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.56%) Java
4 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.17%) C
4 3 (4.17%) Python
5 2 (2.78%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) VBScript
6 1 (1.39%) VB
6 1 (1.39%) VBA
6 1 (1.39%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) PMI Certification
2 6 (8.33%) Degree
2 6 (8.33%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.78%) JNCIA
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CCNP
3 2 (2.78%) CCNA
3 2 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PhD
4 1 (1.39%) MCSD
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) GCP
1 1 (1.39%) ISO 9000
1 1 (1.39%) CDISC
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 17 (23.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.39%) XenApp
2 1 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.56%) SCCM
2 3 (4.17%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.17%) SCOM
2 3 (4.17%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 53 (73.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Remedy
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
3 9 (12.50%) Verint
4 7 (9.72%) VMware
5 5 (6.94%) Primavera
6 4 (5.56%) Planview
6 4 (5.56%) BMC
6 4 (5.56%) Juniper
7 3 (4.17%) Avaya
8 2 (2.78%) Polycom
8 2 (2.78%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.39%) AppSense
9 1 (1.39%) SAP
9 1 (1.39%) Oracle
9 1 (1.39%) HP
9 1 (1.39%) Dell
9 1 (1.39%) Adobe
9 1 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.39%) Cisco
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