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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 98 77 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.91% 10.27% 9.52%
As % of the Applications category 65.77% 65.25% 59.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 28 29
Average daily rate
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£225 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £131 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £392
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 10
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.37 £12.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.14% +27.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.80 £14.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -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 Milton Keynes region.

Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
149 118 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 18.10% 15.73% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 46 52
Average daily rate £255 £263 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £129 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.23 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.92% +17.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.80 £11.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.45 £20.80 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

1 104 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 82 (41.84%) Finance
3 61 (31.12%) MS Office
4 59 (30.10%) MS Project
4 59 (30.10%) Windows
5 58 (29.59%) Security Cleared
6 50 (25.51%) PRINCE2
7 49 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 46 (23.47%) Project Management
9 35 (17.86%) Project Planning
10 29 (14.80%) MS PowerPoint
10 29 (14.80%) ITIL
11 28 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 28 (14.29%) Banking
12 26 (13.27%) Oracle
13 25 (12.76%) Migration
14 24 (12.24%) Windows 7
15 23 (11.73%) DV Cleared
16 22 (11.22%) SQL
17 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
18 17 (8.67%) MS Exchange
18 17 (8.67%) SLA
18 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (8.67%) PMI Certification
18 17 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
19 16 (8.16%) PMP
20 15 (7.65%) MS Access
20 15 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
20 15 (7.65%) Financial Institution
20 15 (7.65%) Spreadsheet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 18 (9.18%) SharePoint
2 17 (8.67%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.57%) Lync
6 6 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (3.06%) IIS
6 6 (3.06%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (31.12%) MS Office
2 59 (30.10%) MS Project
3 29 (14.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (7.65%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (4.08%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (2.55%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.02%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) ATM
1 5 (2.55%) SAN
1 5 (2.55%) NAS
2 4 (2.04%) Broadband
3 2 (1.02%) SMTP
3 2 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.02%) X.400
3 2 (1.02%) X.500
3 2 (1.02%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.51%) Network Security
4 1 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.51%) Internet
4 1 (0.51%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.65%) MS Access
2 13 (6.63%) SQL Server
3 8 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.55%) DTS
5 5 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.53%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.02%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.51%) JIRA
General
1 82 (41.84%) Finance
2 28 (14.29%) Banking
3 15 (7.65%) Financial Institution
4 8 (4.08%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.57%) Retail
6 6 (3.06%) Back Office
7 4 (2.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.02%) Publishing
9 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (29.08%) Analyst
2 25 (12.76%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.18%) Business Analyst
4 15 (7.65%) Administrator
5 13 (6.63%) Support Analyst
6 12 (6.12%) Project Support Officer
6 12 (6.12%) Project Officer
7 10 (5.10%) Programme Manager
8 9 (4.59%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.57%) Project Administrator
9 7 (3.57%) Programme Office Manager
10 5 (2.55%) Developer
10 5 (2.55%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.55%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (2.55%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (2.04%) Service Analyst
11 4 (2.04%) Architect
11 4 (2.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 4 (2.04%) Project Coordinator
11 4 (2.04%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.02%) HTML
1 2 (1.02%) .NET
1 2 (1.02%) XML
1 2 (1.02%) HTML5
2 1 (0.51%) JDBC
2 1 (0.51%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.59%) Blackberry
2 7 (3.57%) Clustering
3 5 (2.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.53%) Statistics
5 2 (1.02%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.02%) PDA
5 2 (1.02%) Replication
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.51%) PMI
6 1 (0.51%) EPoS
6 1 (0.51%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.51%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.10%) Windows
2 24 (12.24%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.14%) UNIX
5 9 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.08%) Windows 2000
7 7 (3.57%) Windows NT
7 7 (3.57%) Android
7 7 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (2.55%) Apple iOS
8 5 (2.55%) Windows Mobile
8 5 (2.55%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.02%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.51%) Linux
11 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.51%) PRINCE2
2 46 (23.47%) Project Management
3 35 (17.86%) Project Planning
4 29 (14.80%) ITIL
5 25 (12.76%) Migration
6 15 (7.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (5.61%) Risk Assessment
7 11 (5.61%) Change Management
8 10 (5.10%) Waterfall
9 9 (4.59%) Data Validation
9 9 (4.59%) Service Management
9 9 (4.59%) Validation
10 8 (4.08%) Problem Management
11 7 (3.57%) Programme Management
11 7 (3.57%) Logistics
11 7 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (3.06%) CRM
12 6 (3.06%) PRINCE
12 6 (3.06%) GAP Analysis
13 5 (2.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.22%) SQL
2 8 (4.08%) VBA
3 4 (2.04%) VB
4 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.02%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.02%) VBScript
5 2 (1.02%) C
5 2 (1.02%) Java
5 2 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.51%) C#
6 1 (0.51%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 58 (29.59%) Security Cleared
2 49 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 23 (11.73%) DV Cleared
4 17 (8.67%) PMI Certification
4 17 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (8.16%) PMP
6 14 (7.14%) MCSE
7 8 (4.08%) ISEB
7 8 (4.08%) Degree
8 6 (3.06%) MCP
8 6 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.53%) Oracle Certification
11 2 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.51%) CISSP
12 1 (0.51%) CITP
12 1 (0.51%) CISA
12 1 (0.51%) CISM
12 1 (0.51%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.67%) SLA
2 3 (1.53%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) P3O
3 2 (1.02%) BS25999
System Software
1 28 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.57%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.57%) VMware ESX
4 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (3.06%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.51%) vSphere
5 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (3.57%) SCCM
1 7 (3.57%) SCOM
2 6 (3.06%) BladeLogic
3 5 (2.55%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.04%) OVSD
5 3 (1.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.53%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (1.02%) OpenView
6 2 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.51%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.51%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 104 (53.06%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.27%) Oracle
3 13 (6.63%) Citrix
4 9 (4.59%) VMware
4 9 (4.59%) SAP
5 7 (3.57%) Intel
5 7 (3.57%) MobileIron
6 5 (2.55%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.04%) HP
7 4 (2.04%) Symantec
7 4 (2.04%) Remedy
8 3 (1.53%) Cisco
8 3 (1.53%) IBM
9 2 (1.02%) Cognos
9 2 (1.02%) RightFax
9 2 (1.02%) QNX
9 2 (1.02%) ICL
9 2 (1.02%) IronPort
10 1 (0.51%) Lumension
10 1 (0.51%) Primavera
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