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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 18 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 51 55 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.75% 7.57% 12.63%
As % of the Applications category 55.43% 45.83% 58.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 54
Median daily rate £360 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £130 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £425 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 5
Median hourly rate £9.00 £15.25 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.98% -17.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
92 120 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.98% 16.51% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 63 90
Median daily rate £355 £331 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.16% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £133 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £428 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £9.04 £14.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.67% -21.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.21%) MS Office
2 39 (40.21%) Security Cleared
3 32 (32.99%) SC Cleared
4 29 (29.90%) MS Project
5 28 (28.87%) Finance
6 22 (22.68%) Windows
7 18 (18.56%) MS PowerPoint
8 17 (17.53%) ITIL
8 17 (17.53%) Project Management
9 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
9 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
10 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
11 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
12 13 (13.40%) Oracle
13 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (11.34%) MS Visio
15 10 (10.31%) Logistics
15 10 (10.31%) PMO
16 9 (9.28%) Time Management
16 9 (9.28%) Unix
16 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
17 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
17 8 (8.25%) Linux
17 8 (8.25%) SQL
17 8 (8.25%) SLA
17 8 (8.25%) Retail
18 7 (7.22%) Banking
18 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
19 6 (6.19%) VMware

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 16 (16.49%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.12%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.12%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.06%) IIS
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.06%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.03%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 39 (40.21%) MS Office
2 29 (29.90%) MS Project
3 18 (18.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (11.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.12%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.03%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.09%) IaaS
1 3 (3.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Firewall
2 3 (3.09%) ATM
2 3 (3.09%) IPsec
2 3 (3.09%) SAN
2 3 (3.09%) WAN
2 3 (3.09%) Wireless
3 2 (2.06%) ADSL
3 2 (2.06%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.06%) MPLS
3 2 (2.06%) VoIP
3 2 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) FTP
4 1 (1.03%) Internet
4 1 (1.03%) Intranet
4 1 (1.03%) LAN
4 1 (1.03%) SMTP
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) DB2
3 2 (2.06%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.03%) MS Access
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.03%) Power BI
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 28 (28.87%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Retail
3 7 (7.22%) Banking
4 4 (4.12%) Legal
5 2 (2.06%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) German Language
5 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.03%) Automotive
6 1 (1.03%) Billing
6 1 (1.03%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (30.93%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.28%) Administrator
4 6 (6.19%) Programme Planner
5 5 (5.15%) Consultant
5 5 (5.15%) Project Administrator
5 5 (5.15%) Project Officer
5 5 (5.15%) Project Support Officer
5 5 (5.15%) Support Officer
6 4 (4.12%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) IT Support
6 4 (4.12%) Security Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Security Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (4.12%) Technical Security Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.03%) .NET
1 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.03%) CSS
1 1 (1.03%) HTML
1 1 (1.03%) jQuery
1 1 (1.03%) REST
1 1 (1.03%) XML
1 1 (1.03%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.09%) CESG
3 3 (3.09%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) e-Health
4 2 (2.06%) IVR
4 2 (2.06%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.06%) Replication
5 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.03%) SCORM
5 1 (1.03%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 9 (9.28%) Unix
3 8 (8.25%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) CentOS
5 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.09%) Solaris
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.06%) Android
6 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.06%) zOS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) ITIL
1 17 (17.53%) Project Management
2 16 (16.49%) PRINCE2
3 10 (10.31%) Logistics
4 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (9.28%) Time Management
5 7 (7.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.19%) Service Management
7 5 (5.15%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.15%) Change Management
7 5 (5.15%) ITSM
7 5 (5.15%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (5.15%) Migration
7 5 (5.15%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (5.15%) Programme Management
8 4 (4.12%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL V2
8 4 (4.12%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.12%) Patch Management
8 4 (4.12%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.25%) SQL
2 2 (2.06%) C#
2 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) C
3 1 (1.03%) C++
3 1 (1.03%) F#
3 1 (1.03%) Java
3 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.03%) Python
3 1 (1.03%) VB
3 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (40.21%) Security Cleared
2 32 (32.99%) SC Cleared
3 14 (14.43%) DV Cleared
4 5 (5.15%) CEH
5 4 (4.12%) CREST Certified
5 4 (4.12%) OSCP
6 3 (3.09%) APMP
6 3 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (3.09%) CISSP
6 3 (3.09%) Degree
6 3 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (3.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.06%) ACCA
7 2 (2.06%) CCNA
7 2 (2.06%) CIMA
7 2 (2.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.06%) MCSE
7 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.06%) PMP
8 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.31%) PMO
2 8 (8.25%) SLA
3 3 (3.09%) RMADS
4 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
3 3 (3.09%) vCloud
3 3 (3.09%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.03%) Docker
5 1 (1.03%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.19%) SCCM
2 2 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.06%) vMotion
3 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
3 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.03%) OVSD
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.03%) vRealize
3 1 (1.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (62.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Avaya
3 6 (6.19%) Remedy
3 6 (6.19%) VMware
4 5 (5.15%) HP
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco
5 4 (4.12%) F5
6 3 (3.09%) Genesys
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.06%) CA
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) Cognos
7 2 (2.06%) Computacenter
7 2 (2.06%) SAP
7 2 (2.06%) Veeam
8 1 (1.03%) Infoblox
8 1 (1.03%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.03%) Verint