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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 10.94% 8.33% 9.62%
As % of the Applications category 38.89% 50.00% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
Average daily rate £350 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 - £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £190
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.09 £10.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.90% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
18 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 28.13% 16.67% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 7
Average daily rate £400 - £175
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 - £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.55 £10.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.45% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.78 £9.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.31 £10.80 £31.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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 1 May 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 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) MS Office
3 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 2 (16.67%) CCAA
4 2 (16.67%) CCENT
4 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) MCSA
4 2 (16.67%) C#
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (16.67%) NHS
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (16.67%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (8.33%) InfoPath
3 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) French Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (8.33%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) EDI Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) NHS Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) SAP Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) EDI
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Driving Licence
1 2 (16.67%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (8.33%) Informatics
2 1 (8.33%) Learning Management System
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Change Control
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) SDLC
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) CCAA
1 2 (16.67%) CCENT
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 2 (16.67%) MCSA
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) SAP