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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 33 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 36 46 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.19% 5.77% 3.16%
As % of the Applications category 52.17% 43.40% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 10
Median daily rate £243 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.16% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £125 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
69 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.86% 13.30% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 26
Median daily rate £276 £300 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.91% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £131 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 12
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -44.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +15 23 £288 +3.60% 17
Peterborough +5 11 £110 -68.57% 1
Huntingdon - 2 - -
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (43.42%) MS Office
3 24 (31.58%) Windows
4 19 (25.00%) ITIL
4 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 18 (23.68%) Finance
6 14 (18.42%) MS Project
6 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
7 13 (17.11%) ERP
7 13 (17.11%) Project Management
8 12 (15.79%) .NET
9 11 (14.47%) SQL
10 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
10 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (13.16%) Migration
11 9 (11.84%) JD Edwards
11 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
11 9 (11.84%) CRM
11 9 (11.84%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
11 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
12 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (10.53%) C#
12 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
12 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
13 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (9.21%) MCSE
13 7 (9.21%) Data Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.63%) CMS
5 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.32%) IIS
5 1 (1.32%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 33 (43.42%) MS Office
2 14 (18.42%) MS Project
3 8 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.26%) MS Visio
5 3 (3.95%) Acrobat
6 2 (2.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (6.58%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (3.95%) Primavera
5 2 (2.63%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) SaaS
2 2 (2.63%) Office 365
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) WAN
2 1 (1.32%) DHCP
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
2 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.32%) LAN
2 1 (1.32%) LDAP
2 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.58%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
5 2 (2.63%) QlikView
6 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.32%) Power BI
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) NUnit
2 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.63%) MSTest
2 2 (2.63%) Selenium
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.95%) Publishing
4 2 (2.63%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Legal
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Back Office
5 1 (1.32%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Analyst
2 9 (11.84%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (10.53%) Developer
3 8 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Service Analyst
4 6 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.26%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) Migration Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.95%) CRM Specialist
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) IT Project Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Report Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) .NET
2 8 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) COM
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 3 (3.95%) WCF
5 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (2.63%) CSS
5 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 2 (2.63%) REST
5 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (1.32%) Ajax
6 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.32%) SAP PI
6 1 (1.32%) Web Services
6 1 (1.32%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.26%) BYOD
3 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.95%) NHS
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.63%) PMI
4 2 (2.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.32%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) Windows
2 14 (18.42%) Windows 7
3 8 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.95%) Linux
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.32%) Solaris
6 1 (1.32%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) ERP
2 13 (17.11%) Project Management
3 10 (13.16%) Migration
4 9 (11.84%) CRM
4 9 (11.84%) PRINCE2
5 7 (9.21%) Data Migration
5 7 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.26%) Change Management
8 4 (5.26%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.26%) Line Management
8 4 (5.26%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.26%) Service Management
8 4 (5.26%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.95%) Test Strategy
9 3 (3.95%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.95%) X++
5 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) SC Cleared
2 9 (11.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (9.21%) Degree
3 7 (9.21%) MCSE
4 6 (7.89%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.95%) ISEB
5 3 (3.95%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.63%) MCSA
6 2 (2.63%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.63%) VCP5
6 2 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.32%) APMP
7 1 (1.32%) MCITP
7 1 (1.32%) MCP
7 1 (1.32%) PMP
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.32%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.32%) GCP
System Software
1 19 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) SCCM
1 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (72.37%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.84%) JD Edwards
3 5 (6.58%) Citrix
3 5 (6.58%) Oracle
4 4 (5.26%) Adobe
4 4 (5.26%) Dell
4 4 (5.26%) Remedy
4 4 (5.26%) Tableau
4 4 (5.26%) VMware
4 4 (5.26%) WorldPay
5 3 (3.95%) NetSuite
5 3 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (3.95%) SAP
6 2 (2.63%) Cisco
6 2 (2.63%) Cognos
6 2 (2.63%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (1.32%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.32%) NetApp
7 1 (1.32%) Symantec