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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 112 103 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.89% 12.15% 8.48%
As % of the Applications category 59.57% 67.32% 51.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 50 22
Average daily rate
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£267 £350 £233
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.64% +50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £239 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £450 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Average hourly rate £9.00 £15.97 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.64% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £10.47 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.56 £15.97 £147.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -0.86%
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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
188 153 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.63% 18.04% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 45
Average daily rate £275 £325 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £240 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 16
Average hourly rate £9.50 £12.00 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £9.10 £9.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £15.97 £59.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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.

1 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 99 (41.95%) MS Office
3 88 (37.29%) Finance
4 78 (33.05%) ITIL
5 66 (27.97%) Security Cleared
6 63 (26.69%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (24.58%) SC Cleared
8 56 (23.73%) Windows
9 46 (19.49%) MS PowerPoint
10 34 (14.41%) Project Management
11 33 (13.98%) Service Management
12 31 (13.14%) SLA
13 29 (12.29%) ATM
14 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
15 26 (11.02%) MS Visio
15 26 (11.02%) MS Project
15 26 (11.02%) SQL
15 26 (11.02%) Change Management
15 26 (11.02%) Management Information System
15 26 (11.02%) Banking
16 25 (10.59%) Active Directory
16 25 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
17 24 (10.17%) Financial Institution
18 23 (9.75%) Windows 7
19 22 (9.32%) VMware
19 22 (9.32%) Remedy
19 22 (9.32%) VBA
20 21 (8.90%) SharePoint
21 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
22 19 (8.05%) MCSE

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 21 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (3.39%) IIS
5 6 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
6 4 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.85%) CMS
7 2 (0.85%) SAS
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.85%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.42%) Lync
8 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
Applications
1 99 (41.95%) MS Office
2 46 (19.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (11.02%) MS Visio
3 26 (11.02%) MS Project
4 14 (5.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) assyst
2 2 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.29%) ATM
2 14 (5.93%) Internet
3 11 (4.66%) WAN
4 10 (4.24%) LAN
5 8 (3.39%) ADSL
5 8 (3.39%) Ethernet
5 8 (3.39%) MPLS
6 7 (2.97%) Firewall
7 6 (2.54%) SAN
8 5 (2.12%) NAS
8 5 (2.12%) VoIP
8 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.12%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.69%) Wireless
9 4 (1.69%) Intranet
10 3 (1.27%) 4G
11 2 (0.85%) LDAP
11 2 (0.85%) DNS
11 2 (0.85%) Broadband
11 2 (0.85%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.08%) MS Access
3 9 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Yeoman
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 88 (37.29%) Finance
2 26 (11.02%) Banking
3 24 (10.17%) Financial Institution
4 16 (6.78%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.12%) Automotive
5 5 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.27%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
6 3 (1.27%) Publishing
7 2 (0.85%) Legal
7 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (43.64%) Analyst
2 24 (10.17%) Support Analyst
3 18 (7.63%) Administrator
4 17 (7.20%) Data Analyst
5 16 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (5.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 14 (5.93%) Project Manager
7 12 (5.08%) Support Engineer
7 12 (5.08%) MI Analyst
8 11 (4.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.66%) Service Analyst
8 11 (4.66%) Coordinator
9 9 (3.81%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (3.39%) Network Analyst
10 8 (3.39%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.97%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (2.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (2.97%) Desktop Support
12 6 (2.54%) Architect
13 5 (2.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.54%) Middleware
2 2 (0.85%) SOAP
2 2 (0.85%) Web Services
2 2 (0.85%) XML
2 2 (0.85%) .NET
2 2 (0.85%) SAML
2 2 (0.85%) .NET Framework
2 2 (0.85%) REST
3 1 (0.42%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 63 (26.69%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (11.02%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.24%) Statistics
3 10 (4.24%) CMDB
4 9 (3.81%) Clustering
5 8 (3.39%) e-Health
6 6 (2.54%) Mainframe
7 5 (2.12%) IVR
7 5 (2.12%) Economics
8 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
9 3 (1.27%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) Telematics
11 1 (0.42%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.42%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.42%) EPoS
11 1 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 56 (23.73%) Windows
2 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (9.75%) Windows 7
4 20 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (7.63%) UNIX
6 12 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (4.24%) Windows 2000
7 10 (4.24%) Windows NT
7 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (3.39%) Linux
9 7 (2.97%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Vista
10 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.42%) Android
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.42%) HPUX
11 1 (0.42%) Solaris
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.05%) ITIL
2 34 (14.41%) Project Management
3 33 (13.98%) Service Management
4 26 (11.02%) Change Management
5 19 (8.05%) Project Planning
6 17 (7.20%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.20%) Line Management
7 16 (6.78%) ITSM
7 16 (6.78%) Incident Management
8 14 (5.93%) Change Control
8 14 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 14 (5.93%) Data Analysis
9 13 (5.51%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.81%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.39%) Migration
12 8 (3.39%) Logistics
12 8 (3.39%) ITIL V3
12 8 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (2.97%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.02%) SQL
2 22 (9.32%) VBA
3 14 (5.93%) C
4 6 (2.54%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.85%) VB
6 1 (0.42%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.42%) C++
6 1 (0.42%) Perl
6 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.42%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (27.97%) Security Cleared
2 58 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 25 (10.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (8.05%) MCSE
4 19 (8.05%) DV Cleared
5 16 (6.78%) MCP
6 12 (5.08%) Degree
7 11 (4.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 10 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (4.24%) CCNA
9 6 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.69%) ISEB
11 3 (1.27%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.27%) PMP
11 3 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.85%) HNC
12 2 (0.85%) HND
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (13.14%) SLA
2 9 (3.81%) QA
3 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.08%) VMware ESX
4 7 (2.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.54%) ISA Server
6 4 (1.69%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.69%) Firmware
6 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.85%) vSphere
8 1 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.42%) UAG
8 1 (0.42%) XenApp
8 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.42%) NFS
8 1 (0.42%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (6.36%) SCCM
2 10 (4.24%) SCOM
3 9 (3.81%) OVSD
3 9 (3.81%) Backup Exec
4 8 (3.39%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.54%) BladeLogic
5 6 (2.54%) SCOrch
6 4 (1.69%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 3 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.27%) SCVMM
7 3 (1.27%) OpenView
8 2 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.42%) YaST
9 1 (0.42%) WSUS
9 1 (0.42%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.32%) VMware
2 22 (9.32%) Remedy
3 18 (7.63%) HP
4 14 (5.93%) Citrix
5 13 (5.51%) Cisco
6 11 (4.66%) Oracle
7 8 (3.39%) CA
8 7 (2.97%) McAfee
9 5 (2.12%) F5
9 5 (2.12%) Avaya
9 5 (2.12%) Intel
10 4 (1.69%) IBM
10 4 (1.69%) BMC
11 3 (1.27%) Lumension
11 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.27%) Sophos
11 3 (1.27%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.27%) SAP
11 3 (1.27%) Wyse
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