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 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 11 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 6.82% 3.17% 4.26%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£155 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -6.25%
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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
15 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 17.05% 6.35% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £155 £225 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.60 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £89.20 £16.40 £38.20
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 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 27 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Office
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
5 5 (45.45%) SCCM
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
7 3 (27.27%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) VMware
8 2 (18.18%) Time Management
8 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
9 1 (9.09%) Oracle
9 1 (9.09%) WAN
9 1 (9.09%) SLA
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (9.09%) Wireless
9 1 (9.09%) Legal
9 1 (9.09%) Degree
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Office
2 8 (72.73%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PC Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) PC Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
3 6 (54.55%) Windows 7
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) ServiceNow
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle