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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 108 97 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.49% 14.24% 8.40%
As % of the Applications category 63.91% 75.19% 49.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 32 18
Average daily rate
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£225 £276 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £10.10 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.65 £17.05 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.74 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.42% -6.66%
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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
169 129 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.54% 18.94% 17.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 41
Average daily rate £275 £225 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -22.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £107 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £390 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 27 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.33 £15.23 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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.

1 133 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 74 (35.24%) Finance
3 73 (34.76%) MS Office
4 64 (30.48%) Windows
5 57 (27.14%) Security Cleared
6 48 (22.86%) MS Project
7 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
8 39 (18.57%) ITIL
9 38 (18.10%) Project Management
10 35 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
11 34 (16.19%) PRINCE2
12 31 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (13.81%) Active Directory
13 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
14 28 (13.33%) Windows 7
15 26 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
16 25 (11.90%) Banking
17 24 (11.43%) Migration
17 24 (11.43%) Service Management
17 24 (11.43%) MS Exchange
17 24 (11.43%) MCSE
18 22 (10.48%) MS Visio
18 22 (10.48%) Citrix
18 22 (10.48%) Spreadsheet
19 21 (10.00%) SLA
19 21 (10.00%) UNIX
20 20 (9.52%) Project Planning
21 19 (9.05%) Oracle
21 19 (9.05%) DV Cleared
22 17 (8.10%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 24 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (5.24%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.76%) IIS
5 9 (4.29%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (3.33%) Lync
8 6 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.95%) CMS
10 2 (0.95%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (34.76%) MS Office
2 48 (22.86%) MS Project
3 35 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (10.48%) MS Visio
4 22 (10.48%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.48%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.48%) assyst
1 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) SAN
1 10 (4.76%) NAS
2 7 (3.33%) WAN
3 6 (2.86%) Firewall
3 6 (2.86%) LAN
4 5 (2.38%) Internet
4 5 (2.38%) MPLS
4 5 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.38%) VoIP
4 5 (2.38%) ADSL
5 4 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.90%) Broadband
6 3 (1.43%) DNS
6 3 (1.43%) ATM
7 2 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.48%) Modbus
8 1 (0.48%) 4G
8 1 (0.48%) Network Security
8 1 (0.48%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.14%) MS Access
2 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.43%) SAP BW
3 3 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.43%) DTS
3 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 74 (35.24%) Finance
2 25 (11.90%) Banking
3 7 (3.33%) Spanish Language
3 7 (3.33%) Financial Institution
4 6 (2.86%) Back Office
5 5 (2.38%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) Publishing
6 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 3 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.95%) Automotive
8 2 (0.95%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Legal
9 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 69 (32.86%) Analyst
2 20 (9.52%) Administrator
3 18 (8.57%) Business Analyst
4 17 (8.10%) Support Analyst
5 15 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.19%) Coordinator
7 12 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.24%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 10 (4.76%) Programme Manager
10 7 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Architect
10 7 (3.33%) Service Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
10 7 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (3.33%) Programme Office Manager
10 7 (3.33%) Project Administrator
11 6 (2.86%) Team Leader
11 6 (2.86%) Project Officer
11 6 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
11 6 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.90%) XML
2 2 (0.95%) .NET
2 2 (0.95%) HTML
2 2 (0.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.81%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.29%) Clustering
3 8 (3.81%) Blackberry
4 6 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.38%) e-Health
5 5 (2.38%) IVR
6 4 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Telematics
8 1 (0.48%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.48%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.48%) Statistics
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 64 (30.48%) Windows
2 28 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 26 (12.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (10.00%) UNIX
5 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.71%) Windows 2000
7 11 (5.24%) Windows NT
8 9 (4.29%) Windows 2000 Server
9 8 (3.81%) Windows Vista
10 7 (3.33%) Windows 8
10 7 (3.33%) Android
11 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (1.43%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (18.57%) ITIL
2 38 (18.10%) Project Management
3 34 (16.19%) PRINCE2
4 24 (11.43%) Migration
4 24 (11.43%) Service Management
5 20 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 17 (8.10%) Change Management
6 17 (8.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (7.62%) Validation
8 15 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (5.71%) Service Delivery
9 12 (5.71%) Data Validation
10 11 (5.24%) Waterfall
11 10 (4.76%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
13 8 (3.81%) Problem Management
13 8 (3.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (3.33%) Workflow
15 6 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
15 6 (2.86%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.10%) SQL
2 7 (3.33%) VBA
3 5 (2.38%) C
4 4 (1.90%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) Java
6 1 (0.48%) C#
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
6 1 (0.48%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 57 (27.14%) Security Cleared
2 44 (20.95%) SC Cleared
3 31 (14.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (11.43%) MCSE
5 19 (9.05%) DV Cleared
6 17 (8.10%) MCP
7 10 (4.76%) Degree
7 10 (4.76%) PMP
7 10 (4.76%) PMI Certification
8 7 (3.33%) ISEB
9 6 (2.86%) CCNA
9 6 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.48%) AAT
12 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.48%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.48%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.48%) CISSP
12 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.00%) SLA
2 3 (1.43%) P3O
2 3 (1.43%) BS25999
3 2 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 29 (13.81%) Active Directory
2 14 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (5.24%) Terminal Services
3 11 (5.24%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.29%) ISA Server
4 9 (4.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (1.90%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.48%) vSphere
7 1 (0.48%) UAG
7 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (6.19%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.24%) BladeLogic
3 8 (3.81%) OVSD
3 8 (3.81%) SCOM
4 6 (2.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
5 5 (2.38%) SCCM
6 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 133 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 22 (10.48%) Citrix
3 19 (9.05%) Oracle
4 16 (7.62%) VMware
5 11 (5.24%) Intel
6 9 (4.29%) SAP
6 9 (4.29%) Cisco
6 9 (4.29%) Remedy
7 7 (3.33%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.38%) Lumension
8 5 (2.38%) F5
8 5 (2.38%) Avaya
8 5 (2.38%) CA
9 4 (1.90%) Symantec
9 4 (1.90%) McAfee
10 3 (1.43%) Sophos
10 3 (1.43%) Primavera
10 3 (1.43%) HP
10 3 (1.43%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.43%) Wyse
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