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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 29 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.87% 4.89% 6.47%
As % of the Applications category 41.82% 43.28% 48.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 16 19
Average daily rate
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£250 £165 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -52.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £110 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £13.20 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £8.92 £12.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £17.48 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
110 67 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 14.03% 11.30% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 31 44
Average daily rate £250 £235 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -28.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £110 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 5 25
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £11.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £10.64 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £18.55 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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 December 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 December 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 +16 27 £250 -28.57% 15
Peterborough -7 13 £145 +13.72% 14
St Neots - - - -
Huntingdon - - - - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 69 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.75%) Finance
3 40 (41.67%) MS Office
4 35 (36.46%) ITIL
5 33 (34.38%) Windows
6 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 22 (22.92%) Blackberry
8 19 (19.79%) SharePoint
8 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
8 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (18.75%) Remedy
10 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
11 15 (15.63%) Citrix
12 14 (14.58%) LAN
12 14 (14.58%) WAN
13 13 (13.54%) MS Visio
13 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (12.50%) PBX
14 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 12 (12.50%) Change Management
14 12 (12.50%) Advertising
14 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (11.46%) Project Management
16 10 (10.42%) SQL
16 10 (10.42%) WFM
16 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
16 10 (10.42%) CMS
16 10 (10.42%) IVR
16 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
16 10 (10.42%) Verint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (19.79%) SharePoint
2 10 (10.42%) CMS
3 6 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.17%) Lync
4 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.08%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.04%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) Apache
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (41.67%) MS Office
2 13 (13.54%) MS Visio
3 9 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (5.21%) MS Project
4 5 (5.21%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.04%) SAP SD
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) LAN
1 14 (14.58%) WAN
2 12 (12.50%) PBX
2 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 9 (9.38%) DNS
4 8 (8.33%) VPN
4 8 (8.33%) DHCP
4 8 (8.33%) Internet
5 7 (7.29%) ADSL
5 7 (7.29%) Broadband
6 6 (6.25%) IPv6
7 4 (4.17%) Junos
7 4 (4.17%) Multicast
7 4 (4.17%) BGP
7 4 (4.17%) SAN
7 4 (4.17%) MPLS
7 4 (4.17%) VLAN
8 3 (3.13%) DWDM
8 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
9 2 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (43.75%) Finance
2 19 (19.79%) Telecoms
3 12 (12.50%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.04%) Billing
4 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (62.50%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 8 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (7.29%) Network Engineer
5 6 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) QA Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) Senior QA Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) Server Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Network Support
8 3 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
2 2 (2.08%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) XML
3 1 (1.04%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.04%) SAP PI
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) J2EE
3 1 (1.04%) Flash
3 1 (1.04%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.42%) IVR
4 6 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.13%) PMI
7 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.08%) PKI
8 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.04%) Replication
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.04%) Statistics
8 1 (1.04%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.04%) NHS
8 1 (1.04%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Windows
2 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (9.38%) Windows 8
4 9 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Android
6 3 (3.13%) UNIX
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.08%) Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.46%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.50%) Change Management
4 11 (11.46%) Project Management
5 10 (10.42%) WFM
5 10 (10.42%) Data Analysis
5 10 (10.42%) Waterfall
6 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
7 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
8 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
8 7 (7.29%) Service Management
9 6 (6.25%) Workflow
9 6 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
10 4 (4.17%) Business Transformation
10 4 (4.17%) DNA
10 4 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.42%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.21%) Java
3 4 (4.17%) C
3 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 3 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (2.08%) C#
5 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) PHP
5 2 (2.08%) VBA
6 1 (1.04%) Ruby
6 1 (1.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.29%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) ISEB
4 5 (5.21%) PMP
5 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.08%) MCSE
7 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.08%) CCNP
7 2 (2.08%) CCNA
7 2 (2.08%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.04%) MCTS
8 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.04%) MCP
8 1 (1.04%) MCSD
8 1 (1.04%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.04%) CDISC
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) GCP
2 1 (1.04%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 32 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOrch
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
2 2 (2.08%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.04%) WSUS
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.04%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (1.04%) Nagios
3 1 (1.04%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Remedy
3 15 (15.63%) Citrix
4 10 (10.42%) Verint
5 9 (9.38%) VMware
6 6 (6.25%) Avaya
6 6 (6.25%) BMC
6 6 (6.25%) Planview
7 5 (5.21%) HP
8 4 (4.17%) SAP
8 4 (4.17%) Dell
8 4 (4.17%) Juniper
9 3 (3.13%) Polycom
9 3 (3.13%) McAfee
10 2 (2.08%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle
10 2 (2.08%) Cisco
10 2 (2.08%) Apple
10 2 (2.08%) CheckPoint
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