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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 4 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.27% 11.90% 17.14%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 55.56% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £125 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.38 £18.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.28 £11.35 £12.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £26.15 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.83%
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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
14 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.45% 21.43% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Average daily rate £356 £413 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -44.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 22 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Internet
3 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
4 7 (33.33%) ITSM
5 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 5 (23.81%) SLA
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.52%) Project Management
8 2 (9.52%) Service Management
8 2 (9.52%) HP
8 2 (9.52%) Windows
8 2 (9.52%) CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
8 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
8 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
9 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
9 1 (4.76%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 14 (66.67%) Internet
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (28.57%) Coordinator
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Service Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Administrator
5 2 (9.52%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Customer Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Incident Management
2 7 (33.33%) ITSM
3 5 (23.81%) ITIL
4 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Supplier Management
4 2 (9.52%) Transition Management
5 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) HP