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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 6 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 107 101 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.68% 13.13% 9.01%
As % of the Applications category 58.15% 66.89% 49.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 55 19
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 15
Average hourly rate £18.50 £15.97 £10.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.84% +59.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
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
184 151 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.80% 19.64% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 42
Average daily rate £275 £340 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +18.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £450 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 22
Average hourly rate £18.50 £13.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.03% +27.59%
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 4 March 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 4 March 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.

1 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
2 98 (42.06%) MS Office
3 85 (36.48%) Finance
4 71 (30.47%) ITIL
5 69 (29.61%) Security Cleared
6 67 (28.76%) Analytical Skills
6 67 (28.76%) Windows
7 54 (23.18%) SC Cleared
8 41 (17.60%) MS PowerPoint
9 39 (16.74%) Service Management
10 35 (15.02%) SLA
11 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (13.73%) Project Management
13 31 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 30 (12.88%) Active Directory
15 29 (12.45%) Change Management
15 29 (12.45%) VMware
16 28 (12.02%) Banking
17 27 (11.59%) MS Project
18 26 (11.16%) Windows 7
19 25 (10.73%) MCSE
19 25 (10.73%) SQL
19 25 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
20 24 (10.30%) MS Visio
21 23 (9.87%) Remedy
22 22 (9.44%) ATM
22 22 (9.44%) VBA
22 22 (9.44%) UNIX
22 22 (9.44%) Management Information System
23 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 17 (7.30%) MS Exchange
1 17 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.44%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (4.29%) IIS
4 8 (3.43%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (3.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.29%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.86%) CMS
8 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.86%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 98 (42.06%) MS Office
2 41 (17.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 27 (11.59%) MS Project
4 24 (10.30%) MS Visio
5 16 (6.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (0.86%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.44%) ATM
2 10 (4.29%) WAN
2 10 (4.29%) SAN
3 9 (3.86%) NAS
3 9 (3.86%) Internet
3 9 (3.86%) LAN
4 7 (3.00%) MPLS
4 7 (3.00%) ADSL
4 7 (3.00%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.00%) Firewall
5 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.15%) VoIP
5 5 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.72%) Intranet
7 3 (1.29%) 4G
7 3 (1.29%) DNS
7 3 (1.29%) Broadband
7 3 (1.29%) Wireless
8 2 (0.86%) 3G
8 2 (0.86%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.01%) MS Access
1 14 (6.01%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.43%) Base SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
1 1 (0.43%) Yeoman
1 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 85 (36.48%) Finance
2 28 (12.02%) Banking
3 15 (6.44%) Financial Institution
3 15 (6.44%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.15%) Retail
5 4 (1.72%) Automotive
6 3 (1.29%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.29%) Legal
6 3 (1.29%) Advertising
6 3 (1.29%) Publishing
7 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 102 (43.78%) Analyst
2 26 (11.16%) Support Analyst
3 20 (8.58%) Administrator
4 18 (7.73%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (6.87%) Data Analyst
5 16 (6.87%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 14 (6.01%) Service Analyst
6 14 (6.01%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) Coordinator
8 12 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 12 (5.15%) Support Engineer
9 11 (4.72%) MI Analyst
10 9 (3.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.43%) Windows Administrator
12 7 (3.00%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (3.00%) Desktop Support
12 7 (3.00%) Architect
12 7 (3.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
12 7 (3.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.15%) Middleware
2 2 (0.86%) .NET
2 2 (0.86%) XML
2 2 (0.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.43%) REST
3 1 (0.43%) SAML
3 1 (0.43%) Flash
3 1 (0.43%) SOAP
3 1 (0.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (28.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.44%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.15%) Clustering
4 8 (3.43%) Mainframe
4 8 (3.43%) Statistics
5 7 (3.00%) CMDB
5 7 (3.00%) e-Health
6 5 (2.15%) IVR
7 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.86%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.43%) Telematics
9 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) EPoS
9 1 (0.43%) NHS
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 67 (28.76%) Windows
2 34 (14.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (11.16%) Windows 7
4 25 (10.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (9.44%) UNIX
6 15 (6.44%) Windows 2000 Server
6 15 (6.44%) Windows 2000
6 15 (6.44%) Windows NT
7 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (4.29%) Linux
9 7 (3.00%) Windows XP
10 6 (2.58%) Windows 8
10 6 (2.58%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.43%) Android
11 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.43%) HPUX
11 1 (0.43%) Solaris
11 1 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (30.47%) ITIL
2 39 (16.74%) Service Management
3 32 (13.73%) Project Management
4 29 (12.45%) Change Management
5 18 (7.73%) Line Management
6 16 (6.87%) PRINCE2
6 16 (6.87%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (6.44%) Incident Management
7 15 (6.44%) Project Planning
7 15 (6.44%) Configuration Management
8 14 (6.01%) ITSM
9 13 (5.58%) Service Delivery
10 12 (5.15%) Change Control
10 12 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (5.15%) Validation
10 12 (5.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.15%) Data Analysis
11 10 (4.29%) Migration
11 10 (4.29%) ITIL V3
12 6 (2.58%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.73%) SQL
2 22 (9.44%) VBA
3 16 (6.87%) C
4 6 (2.58%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.86%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) Korn
6 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (29.61%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.18%) SC Cleared
3 31 (13.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (10.73%) MCSE
5 19 (8.15%) MCP
6 15 (6.44%) DV Cleared
7 12 (5.15%) Degree
7 12 (5.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (3.86%) CCNA
9 6 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.72%) ISEB
11 3 (1.29%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.86%) HNC
12 2 (0.86%) HND
12 2 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.86%) CCNP
12 2 (0.86%) PMP
12 2 (0.86%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.02%) SLA
2 9 (3.86%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) BS25999
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (12.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (7.30%) VMware ESX
4 9 (3.86%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.43%) ISA Server
5 8 (3.43%) Terminal Services
6 6 (2.58%) Firmware
6 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.86%) vSphere
8 1 (0.43%) XenApp
8 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.43%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.43%) UAG
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 12 (5.15%) Backup Exec
2 10 (4.29%) BladeLogic
2 10 (4.29%) SCCM
3 9 (3.86%) OVSD
4 8 (3.43%) SCOM
5 7 (3.00%) CA Spectrum
6 6 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.72%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 2 (0.86%) OpenView
9 1 (0.43%) WSUS
9 1 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (0.43%) YaST
Vendors
1 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.45%) VMware
3 23 (9.87%) Remedy
4 18 (7.73%) Citrix
5 15 (6.44%) HP
6 12 (5.15%) Oracle
6 12 (5.15%) Cisco
7 10 (4.29%) McAfee
7 10 (4.29%) Intel
8 7 (3.00%) Lumension
8 7 (3.00%) CA
9 5 (2.15%) F5
9 5 (2.15%) Avaya
9 5 (2.15%) Sophos
10 4 (1.72%) IBM
10 4 (1.72%) SAP
10 4 (1.72%) BMC
11 3 (1.29%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.29%) Wyse
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