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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 29 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.16% 3.84% 7.56%
As % of the Applications category 45.36% 32.22% 48.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 14
Average daily rate
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£169 £235 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.19% -21.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £188 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £402 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 10
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £13.40 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.85 £16.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -6.25%
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
97 90 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.38% 11.92% 15.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 26 33
Average daily rate £275 £325 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £158 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 27
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.60 £9.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £20.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

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 21 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
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 21 August 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 21 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 -7 24 £150 -36.17% 21
Peterborough +18 13 £158 -50.58% 4
Huntingdon - - - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) MS Office
3 19 (33.33%) Windows
4 18 (31.58%) Finance
5 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
6 14 (24.56%) ITIL
7 11 (19.30%) Project Management
8 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.79%) LAN
9 9 (15.79%) WAN
9 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
9 9 (15.79%) Citrix
9 9 (15.79%) Remedy
9 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
10 8 (14.04%) .NET
10 8 (14.04%) MS Project
10 8 (14.04%) Internet
11 7 (12.28%) C#
11 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
11 7 (12.28%) DHCP
11 7 (12.28%) DNS
11 7 (12.28%) IPv6
11 7 (12.28%) VMware
11 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
11 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
12 6 (10.53%) SAN
12 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
13 5 (8.77%) SharePoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.26%) Lync
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.51%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Office
2 8 (14.04%) MS Project
3 7 (12.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (7.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) LAN
1 9 (15.79%) WAN
1 9 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
3 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 7 (12.28%) IPv6
4 6 (10.53%) SAN
5 5 (8.77%) ADSL
5 5 (8.77%) Broadband
6 4 (7.02%) VPN
6 4 (7.02%) MPLS
6 4 (7.02%) BGP
6 4 (7.02%) VLAN
6 4 (7.02%) Junos
6 4 (7.02%) Multicast
7 3 (5.26%) DWDM
7 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 2 (3.51%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) MSI
2 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.75%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.75%) Subversion
General
1 18 (31.58%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
4 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.75%) Law
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (28.07%) Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Service Analyst
2 8 (14.04%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (10.53%) Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Server Support
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Support
6 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (3.51%) Server Support Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) XML
3 1 (1.75%) XSLT
3 1 (1.75%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.75%) jQuery
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.26%) PMI
4 2 (3.51%) NHS
4 2 (3.51%) Informatics
5 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.75%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.56%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Project Management
3 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
3 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.77%) Project Planning
4 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (7.02%) Service Management
4 4 (7.02%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.02%) ERP
4 4 (7.02%) DNA
5 3 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.51%) Data Management
6 2 (3.51%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.51%) Process Management
6 2 (3.51%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.51%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (3.51%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C#
2 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Java
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PHP
4 1 (1.75%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VBScript
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) Python
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (10.53%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PMP
3 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.51%) CCNP
3 2 (3.51%) CCNA
3 2 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.51%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 15 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) SCCM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOM
2 3 (5.26%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.26%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.79%) Citrix
2 9 (15.79%) Remedy
3 7 (12.28%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) Primavera
5 4 (7.02%) Juniper
5 4 (7.02%) BMC
6 3 (5.26%) Avaya
7 2 (3.51%) Planview
8 1 (1.75%) Polycom
8 1 (1.75%) AppSense
8 1 (1.75%) Adobe
8 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.75%) SAP