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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 43 25 39
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 46 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.61% 5.68% 3.63%
As % of the Applications category 46.88% 45.10% 32.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 10
Average daily rate
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£320 £160 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £129 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.23% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £17.40 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £34.50 £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
64 102 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.71% 12.59% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 50 24
Average daily rate £343 £269 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.44% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.53% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £37.35 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 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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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
Cambridge -13 19 £315 +108.26% 10
Peterborough -5 8 £319 +102.38% 3
Huntingdon - 1 £145 - 1
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.89%) MS Office
3 27 (30.00%) ITIL
3 27 (30.00%) Windows
4 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
6 20 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 17 (18.89%) SQL
8 16 (17.78%) Project Management
9 14 (15.56%) Finance
10 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
11 12 (13.33%) DHCP
11 12 (13.33%) DNS
12 11 (12.22%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (12.22%) .NET
13 10 (11.11%) C#
14 9 (10.00%) Resource Management
14 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (10.00%) IIS
14 9 (10.00%) Linux
14 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
14 9 (10.00%) Citrix
15 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
15 8 (8.89%) XML
15 8 (8.89%) MS Project
15 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
15 8 (8.89%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (12.22%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (10.00%) IIS
2 9 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.44%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.33%) Node.js
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.22%) MS Project Server
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.11%) Confluence
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (38.89%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (8.89%) MS Project
4 6 (6.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Tridion
1 6 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.22%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
1 1 (1.11%) Office 365
1 1 (1.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.33%) DHCP
1 12 (13.33%) DNS
2 7 (7.78%) LDAP
3 2 (2.22%) SAN
3 2 (2.22%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (2.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (2.22%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) VLAN
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) LAN
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) RDBMS
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (5.56%) FileMaker
5 5 (5.56%) Data Mining
5 5 (5.56%) Hadoop
5 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.22%) MySQL
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) Selenium
3 1 (1.11%) MSTest
3 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.11%) Dutch Language
3 1 (1.11%) French Language
3 1 (1.11%) German Language
3 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
3 1 (1.11%) Polish Language
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Billing
3 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Developer
2 10 (11.11%) Service Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Data Analyst
2 10 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (7.78%) .NET Developer
3 7 (7.78%) Administrator
4 6 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) IT Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.22%) Author
8 2 (2.22%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) XML
3 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 6 (6.67%) Web Services
4 4 (4.44%) CSS
4 4 (4.44%) WCF
4 4 (4.44%) ODBC
5 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.22%) Ajax
6 2 (2.22%) WPF
6 2 (2.22%) jQuery
6 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.56%) Data Structures
2 4 (4.44%) BYOD
2 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.22%) CLARiiON
3 2 (2.22%) Statistics
3 2 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.11%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) PMI
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Windows 7
3 9 (10.00%) Linux
4 8 (8.89%) Debian
5 6 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.44%) Windows XP
7 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
8 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.00%) ITIL
2 16 (17.78%) Project Management
3 13 (14.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.44%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (10.00%) Resource Management
4 9 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (7.78%) ERP
6 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (6.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (5.56%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 5 (5.56%) Document Management
7 5 (5.56%) Load Testing
7 5 (5.56%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (4.44%) Time Management
8 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.33%) TDD
9 3 (3.33%) Content Management
9 3 (3.33%) Service Management
9 3 (3.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.89%) SQL
2 10 (11.11%) C#
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
3 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.11%) VB
6 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) Degree
2 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.22%) CCNA
3 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.11%) ISEB
4 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.11%) MCDST
4 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.78%) Terminal Server
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) WMI
1 1 (1.11%) WSUS
1 1 (1.11%) SCCM
1 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Citrix
3 8 (8.89%) Red Hat
3 8 (8.89%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) VMware
4 6 (6.67%) JD Edwards
5 4 (4.44%) Remedy
5 4 (4.44%) WorldPay
6 3 (3.33%) Adobe
7 2 (2.22%) HP
7 2 (2.22%) Dell
7 2 (2.22%) EMC
7 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.22%) Cisco
7 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.22%) F5
7 2 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (1.11%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.11%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.11%) SAP
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