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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 33 32
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 34 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.39% 4.68% 5.19%
As % of the Applications category 55.88% 35.05% 43.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 14
Average daily rate £400 £300 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -5.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £152 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £380 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £14.00 £8.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £35.25 £18.82
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
68 97 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.43% 13.34% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 45 23
Average daily rate £400 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £124 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 19 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £24.50 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough +18 15 £400 +90.47% 1
Cambridge -15 8 £400 +18.51% 12
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (74.65%) Microsoft
2 38 (53.52%) MS Office
3 24 (33.80%) Windows
4 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
5 18 (25.35%) MS Project
6 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
7 15 (21.13%) ITIL
7 15 (21.13%) MS PowerPoint
8 14 (19.72%) Project Management
8 14 (19.72%) Finance
9 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
10 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
10 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
11 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (11.27%) MCSE
13 8 (11.27%) ERP
13 8 (11.27%) Marketing
14 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
14 7 (9.86%) Dynamics NAV
14 7 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
14 7 (9.86%) NetSuite
14 7 (9.86%) SaaS
14 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
14 7 (9.86%) Data Quality
14 7 (9.86%) COM
14 7 (9.86%) CRM
14 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (9.86%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 38 (53.52%) MS Office
2 18 (25.35%) MS Project
3 15 (21.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.82%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.41%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (9.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (4.23%) Primavera
4 2 (2.82%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.23%) LAN
1 3 (4.23%) WAN
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) VPN
3 1 (1.41%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.41%) VLAN
3 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.23%) QlikView
3 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) GIS
3 1 (1.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.82%) Subversion
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Marketing
3 6 (8.45%) Retail
4 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.82%) Billing
5 2 (2.82%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.82%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Advertising
6 1 (1.41%) Automotive
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Local Government
6 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) Analyst
2 10 (14.08%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (11.27%) Project Manager
4 7 (9.86%) CRM Specialist
4 7 (9.86%) Migration Specialist
5 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Service Manager
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (4.23%) Data Migration Specialist
8 3 (4.23%) Developer
8 3 (4.23%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.23%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.23%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.86%) COM
2 4 (5.63%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.41%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.23%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.23%) Visualisation
3 2 (2.82%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) BYOD
3 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) PMI
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Handset
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) iPhone
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (33.80%) Windows
2 20 (28.17%) Windows 7
3 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
4 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.82%) Android
5 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Project Management
3 11 (15.49%) PRINCE2
4 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.27%) ERP
6 7 (9.86%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.86%) CRM
6 7 (9.86%) Data Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Migration
7 5 (7.04%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.04%) ITIL V3
7 5 (7.04%) Project Planning
8 4 (5.63%) Resource Management
8 4 (5.63%) Service Management
9 3 (4.23%) Change Management
9 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.23%) Infographics
9 3 (4.23%) Programme Management
10 2 (2.82%) Coaching
10 2 (2.82%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) C#
2 2 (2.82%) C++
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) Java
3 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (11.27%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (11.27%) MCSE
3 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.82%) Degree
5 2 (2.82%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.41%) AAT
6 1 (1.41%) APMP
6 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) PMP
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.86%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
3 1 (1.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) SCCM
1 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (74.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) NetSuite
2 7 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.63%) JD Edwards
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 3 (4.23%) Adobe
4 3 (4.23%) Citrix
4 3 (4.23%) Tableau
5 2 (2.82%) Avaya
5 2 (2.82%) Cognos
5 2 (2.82%) Hyperion
5 2 (2.82%) IBM
5 2 (2.82%) Oracle
5 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.82%) WorldPay
6 1 (1.41%) Apple
6 1 (1.41%) Cisco
6 1 (1.41%) Nokia
6 1 (1.41%) Remedy
6 1 (1.41%) VMware
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