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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 16 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 50 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.43% 7.04% 14.68%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 45.45% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 48
Median daily rate £315 £257 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £124 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £357 £358
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 13
Median hourly rate £9.33 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.68% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.77 £18.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
80 110 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.49% 15.49% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 55 78
Median daily rate £275 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £133 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 16
Median hourly rate £10.40 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £17.77 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 January 2017, 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 66 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.04%) MS Office
3 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
4 26 (28.26%) Windows
5 22 (23.91%) Finance
5 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
6 21 (22.83%) MS Project
7 19 (20.65%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
9 16 (17.39%) ITIL
10 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
11 14 (15.22%) Project Management
12 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
12 13 (14.13%) Oracle
12 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
13 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.87%) Logistics
14 10 (10.87%) Unix
15 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
16 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
16 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
16 8 (8.70%) Linux
16 8 (8.70%) SQL
16 8 (8.70%) SLA
16 8 (8.70%) Banking
16 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
16 8 (8.70%) SCCM
16 8 (8.70%) Time Management
17 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
17 7 (7.61%) Remedy

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 15 (16.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 35 (38.04%) MS Office
2 21 (22.83%) MS Project
3 19 (20.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.09%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.09%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) IaaS
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Firewall
2 4 (4.35%) ATM
2 4 (4.35%) IPsec
2 4 (4.35%) SAN
3 3 (3.26%) WAN
3 3 (3.26%) Wireless
4 2 (2.17%) ADSL
4 2 (2.17%) DHCP
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.17%) FTP
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) MPLS
4 2 (2.17%) SMTP
4 2 (2.17%) SSH
4 2 (2.17%) VoIP
4 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) Network Security
5 1 (1.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) DB2
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.09%) MS Access
4 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.09%) Power BI
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.26%) JIRA
2 3 (3.26%) Selenium
2 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.17%) MSTest
3 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (23.91%) Finance
2 8 (8.70%) Banking
3 6 (6.52%) Retail
4 4 (4.35%) Legal
5 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.17%) German Language
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.09%) Automotive
6 1 (1.09%) Billing
6 1 (1.09%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.78%) Administrator
4 6 (6.52%) Consultant
4 6 (6.52%) Support Officer
5 5 (5.43%) Project Administrator
5 5 (5.43%) Security Consultant
5 5 (5.43%) Service Analyst
5 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) IT Support
6 4 (4.35%) Project Officer
6 4 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
6 4 (4.35%) Security Advisor
6 4 (4.35%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Technical Security Consultant
6 4 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Test Automation Manager
7 3 (3.26%) Test Strategy Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.70%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.35%) CESG
3 4 (4.35%) Cryptography
3 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.26%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.26%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.26%) Statistics
5 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.17%) CMDB
5 2 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.17%) e-Health
5 2 (2.17%) IVR
5 2 (2.17%) Replication
6 1 (1.09%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) FlexPod
6 1 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 10 (10.87%) Unix
3 8 (8.70%) Linux
4 5 (5.43%) Android
4 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.35%) Solaris
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.35%) Windows Vista
6 3 (3.26%) CentOS
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.26%) zOS
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) ITIL
2 14 (15.22%) Project Management
3 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
4 10 (10.87%) Logistics
5 8 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 8 (8.70%) Time Management
6 7 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.52%) Change Management
7 6 (6.52%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (6.52%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (5.43%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.43%) ERP
8 5 (5.43%) Migration
8 5 (5.43%) Patch Management
8 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.43%) Release Management
8 5 (5.43%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
9 4 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) C#
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) C++
3 1 (1.09%) F#
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) VB
3 1 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 31 (33.70%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
4 6 (6.52%) CEH
5 4 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
5 4 (4.35%) CISSP
5 4 (4.35%) CREST Certified
5 4 (4.35%) OSCP
5 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.26%) ISEB
6 3 (3.26%) ISTQB
6 3 (3.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.17%) APMP
7 2 (2.17%) CCNA
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 2 (2.17%) MCSE
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.17%) PMP
8 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) QA
3 4 (4.35%) RMADS
4 2 (2.17%) BS25999
4 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.17%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.09%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (18.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.26%) vCloud
3 3 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.17%) Sendmail
4 2 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (1.09%) Docker
5 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (8.70%) SCCM
2 3 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.17%) vMotion
4 1 (1.09%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.09%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.09%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.09%) OVSD
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) vRealize
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 66 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.13%) Oracle
3 7 (7.61%) Remedy
4 6 (6.52%) Avaya
5 5 (5.43%) VMware
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
6 4 (4.35%) HP
7 3 (3.26%) F5
7 3 (3.26%) Genesys
7 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.17%) CA
8 2 (2.17%) Citrix
8 2 (2.17%) Computacenter
8 2 (2.17%) Symantec
8 2 (2.17%) Veeam
9 1 (1.09%) Adobe
9 1 (1.09%) Infoblox
9 1 (1.09%) Juniper
9 1 (1.09%) Planview
9 1 (1.09%) Riverbed
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