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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 44 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 56 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.73% 3.19% 5.08%
As % of the Applications category 42.75% 28.40% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 12
Average daily rate
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£300 £363 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% +31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £214 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £432 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 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 £12.15 £9.70 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.55 £17.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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
131 81 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.09% 11.22% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 24 43
Average daily rate £275 £265 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% -3.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £173 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £462 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 25 23
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +24 36 £300 -2.43% 14
Peterborough +13 15 £350 -6.66% 2
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 35 (38.46%) MS Office
3 32 (35.16%) Windows
4 31 (34.07%) ITIL
5 19 (20.88%) Finance
6 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
7 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.48%) Project Management
8 13 (14.29%) Blackberry
8 13 (14.29%) Citrix
8 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 12 (13.19%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
10 11 (12.09%) DNS
10 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
11 10 (10.99%) SQL
11 10 (10.99%) DHCP
11 10 (10.99%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (9.89%) VMware
12 9 (9.89%) IIS
13 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
14 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
14 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
14 7 (7.69%) Tridion
14 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
14 7 (7.69%) Terminal Server
14 7 (7.69%) Remedy

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (18.68%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.99%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (9.89%) IIS
4 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
5 4 (4.40%) CMS
6 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.20%) Lync
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.10%) Confluence
7 1 (1.10%) SAS
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 35 (38.46%) MS Office
2 12 (13.19%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.30%) MS Project
5 2 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (2.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (7.69%) Tridion
2 4 (4.40%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (2.20%) ResourceLink
5 1 (1.10%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (12.09%) DNS
2 10 (10.99%) DHCP
3 7 (7.69%) LDAP
4 5 (5.49%) PBX
5 2 (2.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.10%) SAN
6 1 (1.10%) Internet
6 1 (1.10%) Firewall
6 1 (1.10%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.10%) VoIP
6 1 (1.10%) WAN
6 1 (1.10%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) ADSL
6 1 (1.10%) ATM
6 1 (1.10%) Broadband
6 1 (1.10%) ISDN
6 1 (1.10%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
2 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.40%) FileMaker
4 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
6 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.10%) MS Access
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
General
1 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.30%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Billing
4 2 (2.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 44 (48.35%) Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 13 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.79%) Support Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.59%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.49%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) Information Analyst
7 4 (4.40%) IT Administrator
7 4 (4.40%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Desktop Support
8 3 (3.30%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.30%) Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) XML
2 3 (3.30%) ODBC
2 3 (3.30%) .NET
3 2 (2.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.10%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.49%) iPhone
2 5 (5.49%) iPad
2 5 (5.49%) BYOD
3 4 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.40%) IVR
4 2 (2.20%) Statistics
4 2 (2.20%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.20%) PMI
4 2 (2.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Windows
2 13 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) Debian
4 5 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.20%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.20%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.20%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.10%) Android
8 1 (1.10%) UNIX
8 1 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.10%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.07%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Project Management
2 15 (16.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (10.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
5 6 (6.59%) Change Management
5 6 (6.59%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.49%) ERP
6 5 (5.49%) Validation
6 5 (5.49%) Migration
6 5 (5.49%) Waterfall
6 5 (5.49%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.40%) Reverse Engineering
7 4 (4.40%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (4.40%) Service Management
7 4 (4.40%) CRM
7 4 (4.40%) WFM
7 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.30%) Time Management
8 3 (3.30%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.99%) SQL
2 7 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.30%) Java
4 2 (2.20%) C#
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) VBA
5 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.49%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.30%) ISEB
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) MCTS
5 1 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (1.10%) MCSE
5 1 (1.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.40%) SLA
2 3 (3.30%) QA
System Software
1 35 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) Terminal Server
3 4 (4.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) SCCM
1 2 (2.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.10%) SCDPM
2 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.10%) WSUS
Vendors
1 65 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (9.89%) VMware
4 7 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.69%) Remedy
5 5 (5.49%) Oracle
6 4 (4.40%) Verint
6 4 (4.40%) WorldPay
7 3 (3.30%) SAP
7 3 (3.30%) JD Edwards
8 2 (2.20%) McAfee
8 2 (2.20%) HP
8 2 (2.20%) EMC
8 2 (2.20%) Planview
9 1 (1.10%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.10%) Altiris
9 1 (1.10%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.10%) Dell
9 1 (1.10%) Apple
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