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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 42 109 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.29% 11.35% 11.75%
As % of the Applications category 49.41% 62.29% 65.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 45
Median daily rate £425 £298 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +32.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £208 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £435 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
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
85 175 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.72% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 96 74
Median daily rate £350 £300 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £21.75 £15.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2016.

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 August 2016, 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 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 35 (34.65%) MS Office
3 32 (31.68%) Project Management
4 29 (28.71%) Windows
5 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
5 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
6 23 (22.77%) MS PowerPoint
7 22 (21.78%) ITIL
8 19 (18.81%) Finance
8 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
10 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
11 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
11 16 (15.84%) MS Visio
12 15 (14.85%) HP
12 15 (14.85%) SQL
12 15 (14.85%) Citrix
13 14 (13.86%) Oracle
13 14 (13.86%) Banking
14 13 (12.87%) MS Project
14 13 (12.87%) Unix
14 13 (12.87%) Internet
15 12 (11.88%) SMTP
15 12 (11.88%) Migration
16 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
16 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
17 10 (9.90%) DV Cleared
17 10 (9.90%) Retail
18 9 (8.91%) Workflow

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 11 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 9 (8.91%) IIS
3 8 (7.92%) MS Exchange
4 7 (6.93%) WebSphere
5 5 (4.95%) Skype for Business
6 4 (3.96%) Apache
6 4 (3.96%) MS Project Server
7 2 (1.98%) SAS
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.99%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (34.65%) MS Office
2 23 (22.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (15.84%) MS Visio
4 13 (12.87%) MS Project
5 3 (2.97%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.99%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Office 365
2 2 (1.98%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.87%) Internet
2 12 (11.88%) SMTP
3 9 (8.91%) FTP
4 8 (7.92%) SAN
5 7 (6.93%) DNS
6 6 (5.94%) Firewall
6 6 (5.94%) IPsec
6 6 (5.94%) LDAP
6 6 (5.94%) SSH
6 6 (5.94%) VPN
7 4 (3.96%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (2.97%) NetScaler
8 3 (2.97%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (2.97%) SSL
9 2 (1.98%) DHCP
9 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.99%) ATM
10 1 (0.99%) SNMP
10 1 (0.99%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) DB2
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) JIRA
1 4 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.97%) Selenium
2 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.98%) MSTest
3 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 14 (13.86%) Banking
3 10 (9.90%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.97%) Marketing
6 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.99%) Advertising
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) German Language
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.91%) Service Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (7.92%) Developer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
6 5 (4.95%) Architect
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (3.96%) Administrator
7 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
7 4 (3.96%) Security Advisor
7 4 (3.96%) Test Manager
8 3 (2.97%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared Project Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Specialist
8 3 (2.97%) Resource Planning Analyst
8 3 (2.97%) Test Strategy Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Transition Manager
8 3 (2.97%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.92%) .NET
2 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
2 7 (6.93%) CSS
2 7 (6.93%) HTML
2 7 (6.93%) HTML5
2 7 (6.93%) jQuery
2 7 (6.93%) SOAP
2 7 (6.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 6 (5.94%) Laravel
4 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.96%) XML
5 3 (2.97%) Middleware
6 2 (1.98%) CSS3
6 2 (1.98%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.99%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.99%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (0.99%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.94%) CESG
3 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
3 6 (5.94%) Cryptography
4 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.97%) PKI
6 2 (1.98%) CMDB
6 2 (1.98%) DataPower
6 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.99%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.99%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.99%) Telematics
7 1 (0.99%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Windows
2 13 (12.87%) Unix
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Vista
5 5 (4.95%) Linux
5 5 (4.95%) zOS
6 4 (3.96%) CentOS
6 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
7 3 (2.97%) Android
7 3 (2.97%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.68%) Project Management
2 22 (21.78%) ITIL
3 19 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (17.82%) PRINCE2
5 17 (16.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (11.88%) Migration
7 9 (8.91%) Workflow
8 8 (7.92%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (7.92%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.93%) Capacity Management
9 7 (6.93%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (6.93%) Service Management
9 7 (6.93%) Technical Analysis
10 6 (5.94%) Change Control
10 6 (5.94%) DevOps
10 6 (5.94%) ERP
10 6 (5.94%) Ethical Hacking
10 6 (5.94%) Fuzz Testing
10 6 (5.94%) Patch Management
10 6 (5.94%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.85%) SQL
2 9 (8.91%) Java
3 7 (6.93%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.94%) C#
4 6 (5.94%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.94%) PHP
4 6 (5.94%) VB
5 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.99%) COBOL
6 1 (0.99%) Python
6 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Security Cleared
2 17 (16.83%) SC Cleared
3 10 (9.90%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.92%) ISTQB
5 7 (6.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (5.94%) CEH
6 6 (5.94%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (5.94%) CISSP
7 5 (4.95%) ISEB
7 5 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.97%) MCSE
9 2 (1.98%) CAPM
9 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.98%) PMP
9 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.99%) CISM
10 1 (0.99%) Degree
10 1 (0.99%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 6 (5.94%) RMADS
3 5 (4.95%) QA
4 3 (2.97%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.98%) BS25999
5 2 (1.98%) ISO22301
5 2 (1.98%) PMBOK
5 2 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.99%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (24.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.94%) Sendmail
4 4 (3.96%) NFS
4 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.97%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.99%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) SCOM
2 5 (4.95%) OVSD
3 4 (3.96%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (3.96%) SCCM
4 1 (0.99%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (65.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.85%) Citrix
2 15 (14.85%) HP
3 14 (13.86%) Oracle
4 8 (7.92%) Remedy
4 8 (7.92%) VMware
5 7 (6.93%) Cisco
5 7 (6.93%) IBM
6 6 (5.94%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.95%) Blue Coat
8 4 (3.96%) NetApp
9 3 (2.97%) F5
9 3 (2.97%) IronPort
9 3 (2.97%) SAP
10 2 (1.98%) EMC
10 2 (1.98%) IFS
10 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.98%) Veeam
11 1 (0.99%) Juniper
11 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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