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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 103 101 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.89% 11.32% 9.94%
As % of the Applications category 70.55% 67.79% 57.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 47 21
Average daily rate
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£275 £270 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £414 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 17
Average hourly rate £14.00 £10.45 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.97% -30.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.43 £9.10 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.27 £16.50 £19.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.98
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.13%
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
146 149 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.86% 16.70% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 44
Average daily rate £275 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £165 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 28
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £10.00 £10.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £18.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015, 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.

1 123 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 109 (48.23%) MS Office
3 91 (40.27%) Finance
4 59 (26.11%) ITIL
5 55 (24.34%) Windows
6 50 (22.12%) Security Cleared
7 44 (19.47%) MS PowerPoint
8 38 (16.81%) Project Management
9 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (15.93%) SQL
11 35 (15.49%) SC Cleared
12 32 (14.16%) ATM
13 30 (13.27%) Financial Institution
14 29 (12.83%) HP
15 28 (12.39%) MS Project
16 27 (11.95%) SharePoint
16 27 (11.95%) Project Planning
17 26 (11.50%) Banking
18 24 (10.62%) Active Directory
19 23 (10.18%) Windows 7
20 22 (9.73%) SCCM
20 22 (9.73%) SLA
21 21 (9.29%) MS Visio
21 21 (9.29%) Management Information System
22 20 (8.85%) DV Cleared
23 19 (8.41%) PowerShell
23 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
23 19 (8.41%) Data Analysis
24 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
24 18 (7.96%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 27 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.77%) SAS
3 4 (1.77%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.77%) Lync
3 4 (1.77%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.44%) Documentum
5 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 109 (48.23%) MS Office
2 44 (19.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (12.39%) MS Project
4 21 (9.29%) MS Visio
5 10 (4.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Primavera
2 1 (0.44%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (14.16%) ATM
2 14 (6.19%) LDAP
2 14 (6.19%) Internet
3 5 (2.21%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.21%) Wireless
4 4 (1.77%) WAN
4 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.77%) ADSL
4 4 (1.77%) LAN
4 4 (1.77%) MPLS
4 4 (1.77%) Firewall
5 3 (1.33%) SAN
5 3 (1.33%) Intranet
6 2 (0.88%) 3G
6 2 (0.88%) X.500
6 2 (0.88%) DNS
7 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.44%) 4G
7 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.44%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.31%) DB2
2 12 (5.31%) DB2 UDB
3 4 (1.77%) MS Access
4 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.33%) Base SAS
4 3 (1.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MSI
2 1 (0.44%) Yeoman
2 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 91 (40.27%) Finance
2 30 (13.27%) Financial Institution
3 26 (11.50%) Banking
4 12 (5.31%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.10%) Retail
6 6 (2.65%) Automotive
7 2 (0.88%) Local Government
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) German Language
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 92 (40.71%) Analyst
2 20 (8.85%) Project Manager
3 17 (7.52%) Coordinator
4 14 (6.19%) Test Analyst
5 13 (5.75%) Data Analyst
6 11 (4.87%) Security Analyst
7 10 (4.42%) Administrator
8 9 (3.98%) Project Coordinator
8 9 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
8 9 (3.98%) Service Analyst
9 8 (3.54%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Incident Manager
10 7 (3.10%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.10%) Consultant
11 6 (2.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (2.65%) Infrastructure Manager
11 6 (2.65%) MI Analyst
11 6 (2.65%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.65%) PMO Manager
12 5 (2.21%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (6.64%) .NET
2 11 (4.87%) SOAP
3 10 (4.42%) HTML
4 9 (3.98%) XML
5 4 (1.77%) Middleware
6 2 (0.88%) SAML
6 2 (0.88%) Web Services
6 2 (0.88%) REST
6 2 (0.88%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.44%) HTML5
7 1 (0.44%) J2EE
7 1 (0.44%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.44%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.44%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.37%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.29%) Management Information System
3 17 (7.52%) CMDB
4 12 (5.31%) Data Centre
5 9 (3.98%) Statistics
6 8 (3.54%) Economics
7 7 (3.10%) Data Structures
7 7 (3.10%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.65%) Clustering
9 4 (1.77%) e-Health
9 4 (1.77%) PMI
9 4 (1.77%) Data Extraction
10 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.33%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.33%) NHS
10 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.88%) User Experience
11 2 (0.88%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 55 (24.34%) Windows
2 23 (10.18%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.98%) UNIX
4 8 (3.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.77%) Linux
7 3 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.88%) Windows NT
8 2 (0.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.88%) Android
8 2 (0.88%) AIX
8 2 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.11%) ITIL
2 38 (16.81%) Project Management
3 27 (11.95%) Project Planning
4 19 (8.41%) Data Analysis
5 18 (7.96%) PRINCE2
5 18 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.52%) Service Management
7 14 (6.19%) ITSM
8 13 (5.75%) Change Control
9 12 (5.31%) Technical Analysis
9 12 (5.31%) Change Management
9 12 (5.31%) Test Scripting
10 11 (4.87%) Data Protection
10 11 (4.87%) Logistics
11 10 (4.42%) Security Management
11 10 (4.42%) Information Security
11 10 (4.42%) Configuration Management
12 9 (3.98%) Regression Testing
12 9 (3.98%) Incident Management
12 9 (3.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.93%) SQL
2 19 (8.41%) PowerShell
3 13 (5.75%) VB
4 10 (4.42%) VBA
5 4 (1.77%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.33%) VBScript
7 2 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 50 (22.12%) Security Cleared
2 35 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.85%) DV Cleared
4 14 (6.19%) ISEB
5 10 (4.42%) ISTQB
5 10 (4.42%) Degree
6 9 (3.98%) CISSP
6 9 (3.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (2.21%) CCNA
7 5 (2.21%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (2.21%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.21%) PMP
7 5 (2.21%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.33%) BC Cleared
8 3 (1.33%) MCP
8 3 (1.33%) MCSE
9 2 (0.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.44%) CCNP
10 1 (0.44%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.73%) SLA
2 9 (3.98%) QA
3 5 (2.21%) BS25999
4 4 (1.77%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) P3O
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (10.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.87%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.88%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) UAG
5 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (9.73%) SCCM
2 10 (4.42%) OVSD
3 6 (2.65%) SCOrch
4 5 (2.21%) OpenView
4 5 (2.21%) SCOM
5 4 (1.77%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (1.33%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.33%) SCVMM
6 3 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.88%) NetVault Backup
7 2 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.44%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.44%) Control-M
8 1 (0.44%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (54.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.83%) HP
3 11 (4.87%) VMware
4 10 (4.42%) Citrix
5 8 (3.54%) Oracle
6 7 (3.10%) Cisco
7 5 (2.21%) Remedy
7 5 (2.21%) NetApp
8 4 (1.77%) CA
9 3 (1.33%) SAP
9 3 (1.33%) Adobe
9 3 (1.33%) Lumension
9 3 (1.33%) Cyber-Ark
10 2 (0.88%) 3PAR
10 2 (0.88%) MobileIron
10 2 (0.88%) Brocade
10 2 (0.88%) EMC
10 2 (0.88%) IBM
11 1 (0.44%) McAfee
11 1 (0.44%) QNX
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