The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 14.71% 7.27% 19.30%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 26.67% 78.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 4
Average daily rate £115 - £135
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 - £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £117 - £146
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Applications Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.53% 27.27% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate £118 £356 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-67.01% +137.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £90 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 5
Average hourly rate - £11.75 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the High Wycombe region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the High Wycombe region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (40.00%) Change Control
3 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (20.00%) French Language
5 2 (20.00%) German Language
5 2 (20.00%) Turkish Language
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Records Management
6 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (10.00%) QMS
6 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
2 3 (30.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) French Language
1 2 (20.00%) German Language
1 2 (20.00%) Turkish Language
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Exchange Support
2 4 (40.00%) Server Support
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Coordinator
4 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Change Control
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) QMS
4 1 (10.00%) Quality Management
4 1 (10.00%) Records Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP