The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 36 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 33 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.12% 4.62% 7.23%
As % of the Applications category 40.48% 37.08% 48.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 14
Average daily rate
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£160 £224 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.49% -36.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £116 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £396 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £13.20 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.35 £47.65 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -7.93%
Applications Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
84 89 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.17% 12.46% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 25 34
Average daily rate £225 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £94 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £415 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 26
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.15 £10.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £31.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
East of England

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 1 August 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
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 1 August 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 -11 17 £150 -32.96% 21
Peterborough +14 13 £158 -45.21% 5
Huntingdon - - - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) MS Office
3 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 13 (25.49%) Finance
6 10 (19.61%) ITIL
6 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (17.65%) LAN
7 9 (17.65%) WAN
7 9 (17.65%) Project Management
8 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
8 8 (15.69%) C#
8 8 (15.69%) MS Project
9 7 (13.73%) .NET
9 7 (13.73%) Citrix
9 7 (13.73%) Remedy
9 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
9 7 (13.73%) VMware
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
10 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
10 6 (11.76%) SAN
10 6 (11.76%) DNS
10 6 (11.76%) DHCP
11 5 (9.80%) Primavera
11 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
11 5 (9.80%) Degree
12 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
12 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) Lync
3 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) MS Office
2 8 (15.69%) MS Project
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.65%) LAN
1 9 (17.65%) WAN
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) SAN
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) DHCP
4 4 (7.84%) ADSL
4 4 (7.84%) Broadband
5 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (3.92%) IPv6
7 1 (1.96%) Intranet
7 1 (1.96%) HTTP
7 1 (1.96%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.92%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.96%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (3.92%) Publishing
4 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 5 (9.80%) Developer
3 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Network Support
4 4 (7.84%) Server Support
5 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.88%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 2 (3.92%) Build Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Network Support Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Server Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Network Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (3.92%) Server Support Specialist
6 2 (3.92%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 2 (3.92%) jQuery
2 2 (3.92%) HTML
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) CSS
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) XSLT
3 1 (1.96%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.92%) Informatics
4 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.92%) NHS
4 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.92%) PMI
5 1 (1.96%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) Clustering
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (39.22%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.96%) UNIX
8 1 (1.96%) Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (19.61%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Project Management
3 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
4 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
4 4 (7.84%) Knowledge Management
4 4 (7.84%) ERP
5 3 (5.88%) Service Management
5 3 (5.88%) Scrum
5 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.92%) Computer Architecture
6 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.92%) Data Management
6 2 (3.92%) Time Management
6 2 (3.92%) Release Management
6 2 (3.92%) Integration Testing
6 2 (3.92%) Process Management
6 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.96%) OO
7 1 (1.96%) CRM
7 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) C#
2 4 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) VBScript
4 1 (1.96%) VB
4 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PMP
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) PhD
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
1 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.92%) XenApp
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.96%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOrch
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (68.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.73%) Citrix
2 7 (13.73%) Remedy
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 5 (9.80%) Primavera
4 3 (5.88%) Avaya
4 3 (5.88%) BMC
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Adobe
5 1 (1.96%) Mercator
5 1 (1.96%) AppSense
5 1 (1.96%) Polycom
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
JM
Rate: £125 - £175 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Aerotek
Rate: Very competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Three People
Rate: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago