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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 43 16
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -27
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 58 23 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.84% 3.14% 8.51%
As % of the Applications category 47.93% 33.82% 58.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 8 17
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £103 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 11
Average hourly rate £36.25 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.08% -31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.13 £12.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.25 £12.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
121 68 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.35% 9.28% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 22 30
Average daily rate £257 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £110 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 24
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £20.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +10 33 £151 -63.55% 19
Peterborough +24 18 £235 -18.26% 11
Huntingdon - - - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
2 28 (34.57%) Finance
3 26 (32.10%) Windows
4 25 (30.86%) MS Office
5 21 (25.93%) ITIL
6 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
7 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
8 16 (19.75%) Windows 7
9 15 (18.52%) Blackberry
10 14 (17.28%) Project Management
11 13 (16.05%) Remedy
12 12 (14.81%) LAN
12 12 (14.81%) WAN
12 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (13.58%) Citrix
14 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.35%) PBX
14 10 (12.35%) MS Project
14 10 (12.35%) .NET
14 10 (12.35%) CMS
14 10 (12.35%) IVR
14 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
14 10 (12.35%) WFM
14 10 (12.35%) Verint
14 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
15 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
15 9 (11.11%) Internet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (12.35%) CMS
2 9 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.70%) Lync
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.23%) IIS
6 1 (1.23%) Apache
6 1 (1.23%) SAS
6 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 25 (30.86%) MS Office
2 10 (12.35%) MS Project
3 9 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.47%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) LAN
1 12 (14.81%) WAN
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.35%) PBX
3 9 (11.11%) Internet
4 8 (9.88%) DHCP
4 8 (9.88%) DNS
5 7 (8.64%) IPv6
6 6 (7.41%) VPN
6 6 (7.41%) ADSL
6 6 (7.41%) Broadband
6 6 (7.41%) SAN
7 4 (4.94%) Junos
7 4 (4.94%) Multicast
7 4 (4.94%) VLAN
7 4 (4.94%) MPLS
7 4 (4.94%) BGP
8 3 (3.70%) DWDM
8 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
8 3 (3.70%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.23%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.23%) MSI
2 1 (1.23%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.23%) AdminStudio
General
1 28 (34.57%) Finance
2 17 (20.99%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.64%) Advertising
4 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Law
5 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 40 (49.38%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Service Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
3 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.41%) Network Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
4 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (4.94%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (4.94%) Network Support
5 4 (4.94%) Server Support
5 4 (4.94%) Desktop Support
6 3 (3.70%) Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
6 3 (3.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (3.70%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) XML
2 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.47%) HTML
3 1 (1.23%) J2EE
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
3 1 (1.23%) Flash
3 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Blackberry
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (12.35%) IVR
4 5 (6.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (4.94%) PMI
6 2 (2.47%) Informatics
6 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.47%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.23%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.10%) Windows
2 16 (19.75%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.47%) Android
5 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.23%) UNIX
6 1 (1.23%) Linux
6 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.93%) ITIL
2 14 (17.28%) Project Management
3 11 (13.58%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.35%) Data Analysis
4 10 (12.35%) WFM
5 7 (8.64%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.41%) Incident Management
6 6 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 6 (7.41%) Service Management
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.17%) ERP
7 5 (6.17%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (6.17%) Waterfall
8 4 (4.94%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.94%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (4.94%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.94%) DNA
8 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (4.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.64%) C#
2 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.17%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.94%) SQL
3 4 (4.94%) Java
4 3 (3.70%) C
4 3 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) VBScript
6 1 (1.23%) VB
6 1 (1.23%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) PMI Certification
2 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 6 (7.41%) PMP
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (2.47%) JNCIA
3 2 (2.47%) CCNP
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.47%) ISEB
3 2 (2.47%) PhD
3 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.23%) MCSD
4 1 (1.23%) MCSE
4 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) GCP
2 1 (1.23%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.23%) CDISC
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.70%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.70%) SCOM
2 3 (3.70%) SCVMM
3 1 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 59 (72.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.05%) Remedy
3 11 (13.58%) Citrix
4 10 (12.35%) Verint
5 7 (8.64%) VMware
6 5 (6.17%) BMC
6 5 (6.17%) Primavera
7 4 (4.94%) Planview
7 4 (4.94%) Juniper
8 3 (3.70%) Avaya
8 3 (3.70%) Polycom
9 2 (2.47%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.47%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.47%) Cisco
9 2 (2.47%) HP
9 2 (2.47%) Dell
9 2 (2.47%) SAP
9 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.23%) AppSense
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