The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 11 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 103 67 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.23% 10.39% 7.14%
As % of the Applications category 65.61% 59.29% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 16 20
Average daily rate
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£300 £250 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £195 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £386 £336
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 7
Average hourly rate £10.00 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.23 £8.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.88 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
157 113 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.12% 17.52% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 38 35
Average daily rate £300 £260 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £175 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £388 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 19
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.42 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
MS Excel
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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 10 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 109 (52.91%) Microsoft
2 83 (40.29%) Finance
3 69 (33.50%) Windows
4 63 (30.58%) MS Project
5 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
6 50 (24.27%) Project Management
6 50 (24.27%) PRINCE2
7 47 (22.82%) MS Office
8 43 (20.87%) SQL
9 42 (20.39%) SC Cleared
10 40 (19.42%) Oracle
11 39 (18.93%) Project Planning
12 32 (15.53%) ITIL
13 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
14 28 (13.59%) Banking
15 24 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
16 23 (11.17%) MS Exchange
17 22 (10.68%) Migration
17 22 (10.68%) DV Cleared
18 21 (10.19%) Windows 7
18 21 (10.19%) SharePoint
19 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
20 18 (8.74%) PMI Certification
20 18 (8.74%) Financial Institution
21 17 (8.25%) PMP
21 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
22 16 (7.77%) IBM
23 14 (6.80%) Blackberry
24 13 (6.31%) MS Access
24 13 (6.31%) Service Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 23 (11.17%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.19%) SharePoint
3 12 (5.83%) Lync
3 12 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.97%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) CMS
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.49%) SAS
7 1 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.49%) IIS
7 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 63 (30.58%) MS Project
2 47 (22.82%) MS Office
3 24 (11.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.37%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (4.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (2.91%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (0.97%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) ATM
2 2 (0.97%) Broadband
2 2 (0.97%) DNS
2 2 (0.97%) SAN
2 2 (0.97%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) SMTP
2 2 (0.97%) Firewall
2 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (0.97%) NAS
3 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.49%) VPN
3 1 (0.49%) ICMP
3 1 (0.49%) X.400
3 1 (0.49%) X.500
3 1 (0.49%) LAN
3 1 (0.49%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.31%) MS Access
3 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.88%) DTS
6 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.46%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (1.46%) SAP BW
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
General
1 83 (40.29%) Finance
2 28 (13.59%) Banking
3 18 (8.74%) Financial Institution
4 11 (5.34%) Spanish Language
5 7 (3.40%) Retail
6 6 (2.91%) Publishing
7 4 (1.94%) Advertising
8 3 (1.46%) Back Office
9 1 (0.49%) French Language
9 1 (0.49%) German Language
9 1 (0.49%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 55 (26.70%) Analyst
2 26 (12.62%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.28%) Support Analyst
4 12 (5.83%) Business Analyst
4 12 (5.83%) Project Support Officer
4 12 (5.83%) Project Officer
5 10 (4.85%) Programme Manager
5 10 (4.85%) Consultant
6 9 (4.37%) Developer
6 9 (4.37%) Data Analyst
7 8 (3.88%) Architect
8 7 (3.40%) 1st Line Support
8 7 (3.40%) Administrator
8 7 (3.40%) Programme Office Manager
9 6 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (2.91%) Coordinator
9 6 (2.91%) Management Consultant
9 6 (2.91%) Software Consultant
10 5 (2.43%) PMO Analyst
10 5 (2.43%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) XML
2 2 (0.97%) Middleware
2 2 (0.97%) HTML5
2 2 (0.97%) HTML
2 2 (0.97%) J2EE
3 1 (0.49%) JDBC
3 1 (0.49%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.80%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.94%) E-Learning
2 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.46%) NHS
3 3 (1.46%) Clustering
3 3 (1.46%) Statistics
3 3 (1.46%) Informatics
3 3 (1.46%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) PDA
5 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.49%) Replication
5 1 (0.49%) PMI
5 1 (0.49%) EPoS
5 1 (0.49%) CESG
5 1 (0.49%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.49%) Economics
5 1 (0.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (33.50%) Windows
2 21 (10.19%) Windows 7
3 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (5.83%) UNIX
5 7 (3.40%) Android
6 6 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (2.43%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.46%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.46%) Linux
8 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.46%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (24.27%) PRINCE2
1 50 (24.27%) Project Management
2 39 (18.93%) Project Planning
3 32 (15.53%) ITIL
4 22 (10.68%) Migration
5 13 (6.31%) Service Management
6 12 (5.83%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (5.83%) Asset Management
6 12 (5.83%) Problem Management
7 9 (4.37%) Logistics
7 9 (4.37%) Waterfall
8 8 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (3.88%) Change Management
8 8 (3.88%) ETL
9 7 (3.40%) Programme Management
10 6 (2.91%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (2.91%) CRM
10 6 (2.91%) Data Modelling
10 6 (2.91%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (2.91%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 43 (20.87%) SQL
2 9 (4.37%) VBA
3 6 (2.91%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.94%) VB
5 3 (1.46%) PL/SQL
6 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.97%) C
6 2 (0.97%) VBScript
7 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (27.67%) Security Cleared
2 42 (20.39%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.68%) DV Cleared
4 18 (8.74%) PMI Certification
5 17 (8.25%) PMP
6 11 (5.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.85%) MCSE
8 8 (3.88%) ISEB
8 8 (3.88%) Degree
9 7 (3.40%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (2.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 6 (2.91%) MCP
11 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.49%) CITP
12 1 (0.49%) CISA
12 1 (0.49%) CISM
12 1 (0.49%) HNC
12 1 (0.49%) HND
12 1 (0.49%) CISSP
12 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.83%) SLA
2 4 (1.94%) QA
3 3 (1.46%) P3O
4 2 (0.97%) BS25999
System Software
1 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.46%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
4 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.49%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (4.37%) SCCM
2 7 (3.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.43%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.94%) OVSD
4 4 (1.94%) SCOM
5 3 (1.46%) OpenView
6 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.49%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (0.49%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.49%) HP UCMDB
7 1 (0.49%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.49%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.49%) OPNET
7 1 (0.49%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.49%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.49%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 109 (52.91%) Microsoft
2 40 (19.42%) Oracle
3 16 (7.77%) IBM
4 11 (5.34%) MobileIron
5 9 (4.37%) Citrix
6 8 (3.88%) Symantec
6 8 (3.88%) Cisco
6 8 (3.88%) Business Objects
6 8 (3.88%) SAP
7 7 (3.40%) HP
7 7 (3.40%) VMware
8 6 (2.91%) RightFax
8 6 (2.91%) IronPort
9 5 (2.43%) Remedy
10 4 (1.94%) Lumension
11 3 (1.46%) Intel
12 2 (0.97%) QNX
12 2 (0.97%) McAfee
12 2 (0.97%) Cognos
13 1 (0.49%) Sun
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