The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 59 108 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.40% 13.33% 10.93%
As % of the Applications category 53.15% 63.53% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 47
Median daily rate £423 £267 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.09% -10.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £134 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £377 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Median hourly rate £11.50 £10.04 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.59% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £8.85 £8.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £15.86 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
111 170 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.81% 20.99% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 79 65
Median daily rate £425 £288 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 16
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.04 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.51% -12.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.85 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £15.86 £15.00
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 Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 50 (44.25%) MS Office
3 48 (42.48%) Project Management
4 40 (35.40%) Finance
5 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
6 27 (23.89%) Security Cleared
7 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2
7 24 (21.24%) Windows
8 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
8 23 (20.35%) MS Project
9 22 (19.47%) SQL
9 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (18.58%) Banking
11 20 (17.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
12 19 (16.81%) ITIL
12 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
13 16 (14.16%) Unix
13 16 (14.16%) SMTP
14 15 (13.27%) VB
14 15 (13.27%) Java
14 15 (13.27%) .NET
14 15 (13.27%) Oracle
15 14 (12.39%) HTML
15 14 (12.39%) IIS
15 14 (12.39%) CSS
15 14 (12.39%) Workflow
15 14 (12.39%) jQuery
15 14 (12.39%) WebSphere
15 14 (12.39%) HTML5

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 20 (17.70%) SharePoint
2 14 (12.39%) IIS
2 14 (12.39%) WebSphere
3 11 (9.73%) Apache
4 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
5 4 (3.54%) MS Project Server
5 4 (3.54%) SAS
6 3 (2.65%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 50 (44.25%) MS Office
2 23 (20.35%) MS Project
3 20 (17.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (8.85%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.65%) ProjectWise
5 3 (2.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) SMTP
2 13 (11.50%) LDAP
3 8 (7.08%) SAN
4 7 (6.19%) ATM
4 7 (6.19%) Internet
5 6 (5.31%) Firewall
5 6 (5.31%) FTP
6 5 (4.42%) VPN
7 4 (3.54%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.65%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.65%) DNS
8 3 (2.65%) IPsec
8 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.65%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.65%) SSH
8 3 (2.65%) SSL
9 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.65%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.88%) Power BI
5 1 (0.88%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.88%) QlikView
5 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 40 (35.40%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Banking
3 9 (7.96%) Spanish Language
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
5 4 (3.54%) Automotive
6 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.77%) Marketing
7 2 (1.77%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Analyst
2 16 (14.16%) Developer
2 16 (14.16%) Project Manager
3 7 (6.19%) Service Analyst
4 6 (5.31%) Coordinator
4 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (5.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Consultant
5 5 (4.42%) Data Analyst
5 5 (4.42%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (4.42%) Project Officer
6 4 (3.54%) Process Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Architect
7 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (2.65%) Test Analyst
7 3 (2.65%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (13.27%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) AngularJS
2 14 (12.39%) CSS
2 14 (12.39%) HTML
2 14 (12.39%) HTML5
2 14 (12.39%) jQuery
2 14 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 13 (11.50%) Laravel
3 13 (11.50%) SOAP
4 11 (9.73%) XML
5 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.54%) Middleware
6 2 (1.77%) CSS3
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.31%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.42%) Data Structures
4 5 (4.42%) Statistics
5 3 (2.65%) CESG
5 3 (2.65%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.77%) CMDB
6 2 (1.77%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.88%) DataPower
7 1 (0.88%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.88%) Telematics
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (21.24%) Windows
2 16 (14.16%) Unix
3 11 (9.73%) zOS
4 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 5 (4.42%) CentOS
5 5 (4.42%) Linux
5 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.65%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (42.48%) Project Management
2 24 (21.24%) PRINCE2
3 22 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (16.81%) ITIL
5 14 (12.39%) Technical Analysis
5 14 (12.39%) Workflow
6 13 (11.50%) DevOps
6 13 (11.50%) Web Development
7 12 (10.62%) Security Operations
7 12 (10.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (7.96%) Migration
9 8 (7.08%) Business Analysis
9 8 (7.08%) Logistics
10 7 (6.19%) Service Management
11 6 (5.31%) Capacity Management
11 6 (5.31%) Data Analysis
12 5 (4.42%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (4.42%) High Availability
12 5 (4.42%) ITSM
12 5 (4.42%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.47%) SQL
2 15 (13.27%) Java
2 15 (13.27%) VB
3 13 (11.50%) JavaScript
3 13 (11.50%) PHP
3 13 (11.50%) PowerShell
4 12 (10.62%) C#
5 3 (2.65%) VBA
6 1 (0.88%) COBOL
6 1 (0.88%) Python
6 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (23.89%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.81%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 5 (4.42%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.42%) PMP
5 3 (2.65%) CAPM
5 3 (2.65%) CEH
5 3 (2.65%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (2.65%) CISSP
5 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.77%) ISEB
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.77%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.88%) APMP
7 1 (0.88%) Degree
7 1 (0.88%) HNC
7 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 3 (2.65%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.65%) PMBOK
2 3 (2.65%) RMADS
3 1 (0.88%) BS25999
3 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) ISO22301
System Software
1 28 (24.78%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.54%) NFS
2 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.65%) Sendmail
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) OVSD
1 5 (4.42%) SCCM
1 5 (4.42%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Nagios
2 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 61 (53.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (13.27%) Oracle
3 13 (11.50%) IBM
4 11 (9.73%) HP
5 10 (8.85%) Citrix
6 9 (7.96%) VMware
7 8 (7.08%) Remedy
8 6 (5.31%) Cisco
9 5 (4.42%) Blue Coat
9 5 (4.42%) CheckPoint
10 4 (3.54%) NetApp
11 3 (2.65%) F5
11 3 (2.65%) IFS
11 3 (2.65%) IronPort
12 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.77%) SAP
13 1 (0.88%) Cognos
13 1 (0.88%) EMC
13 1 (0.88%) ILOG
13 1 (0.88%) Juniper
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum Circa £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computacenter
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago