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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 17 8
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 69 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 8.20% 7.54% 14.07%
As % of the Applications category 54.95% 51.49% 68.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 19 46
Median daily rate £385 £310 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.19% +37.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £243 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £460 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 19
Median hourly rate £10.80 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £9.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £17.77 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
91 134 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.92% 14.64% 20.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 72
Median daily rate £391 £310 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.34% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £227 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 31
Median hourly rate £10.80 £12.30 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.63 £9.00 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.00 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 71 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.56%) MS Office
3 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
4 28 (30.11%) Windows
5 22 (23.66%) ITIL
5 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
6 21 (22.58%) Finance
7 18 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 18 (19.35%) Project Management
8 17 (18.28%) MS Project
8 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
9 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
10 15 (16.13%) DV Cleared
11 14 (15.05%) Oracle
11 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
12 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (11.83%) Unix
13 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
14 10 (10.75%) Banking
14 10 (10.75%) Retail
15 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (9.68%) Logistics
15 9 (9.68%) SCCM
15 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
15 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
16 8 (8.60%) SQL
16 8 (8.60%) Linux
16 8 (8.60%) HP

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 14 (15.05%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.38%) WebSphere
3 4 (4.30%) IIS
4 3 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (36.56%) MS Office
2 18 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (18.28%) MS Project
4 16 (17.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (4.30%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.08%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.15%) IaaS
2 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Internet
2 6 (6.45%) IPsec
3 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 5 (5.38%) Firewall
4 4 (4.30%) ATM
4 4 (4.30%) FTP
4 4 (4.30%) SAN
4 4 (4.30%) SMTP
4 4 (4.30%) SSH
5 3 (3.23%) DHCP
5 3 (3.23%) MPLS
5 3 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.23%) VoIP
5 3 (3.23%) Wireless
6 2 (2.15%) ADSL
6 2 (2.15%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.15%) VPN
6 2 (2.15%) WAN
7 1 (1.08%) LAN
7 1 (1.08%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.08%) MS Access
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.23%) JIRA
2 3 (3.23%) Selenium
2 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.15%) MSTest
3 2 (2.15%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (10.75%) Banking
2 10 (10.75%) Retail
3 3 (3.23%) Legal
3 3 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.15%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.08%) Automotive
5 1 (1.08%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.08%) German Language
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.08%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (26.88%) Analyst
2 14 (15.05%) Project Manager
3 9 (9.68%) Service Analyst
3 9 (9.68%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.53%) Administrator
5 6 (6.45%) Consultant
5 6 (6.45%) Support Officer
6 5 (5.38%) Security Advisor
7 4 (4.30%) DV Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Junior
7 4 (4.30%) Project Officer
7 4 (4.30%) Project Support Officer
7 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) Security Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.23%) IT Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Security Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Strategy Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.08%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (1.08%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.45%) CESG
3 6 (6.45%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 3 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.23%) PKI
6 2 (2.15%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.15%) CMDB
6 2 (2.15%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.15%) e-Health
6 2 (2.15%) IVR
6 2 (2.15%) Replication
7 1 (1.08%) Clustering
7 1 (1.08%) DataPower
7 1 (1.08%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.08%) Statistics
7 1 (1.08%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 11 (11.83%) Unix
3 8 (8.60%) Linux
4 6 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 5 (5.38%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.30%) Android
6 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.30%) Solaris
7 3 (3.23%) CentOS
7 3 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.23%) zOS
8 2 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.66%) ITIL
2 18 (19.35%) Project Management
3 14 (15.05%) PRINCE2
4 13 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.68%) Logistics
5 9 (9.68%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.60%) Migration
7 7 (7.53%) Change Control
7 7 (7.53%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (7.53%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (6.45%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.45%) Information Assurance
8 6 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (6.45%) Patch Management
8 6 (6.45%) Security Architecture
8 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.38%) Project Planning
9 5 (5.38%) Release Management
9 5 (5.38%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) SQL
2 2 (2.15%) C#
2 2 (2.15%) Java
3 1 (1.08%) C
3 1 (1.08%) C++
3 1 (1.08%) F#
3 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.08%) Python
3 1 (1.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.66%) SC Cleared
3 15 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.53%) CEH
4 7 (7.53%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (6.45%) CISSP
6 4 (4.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.30%) MCSE
6 4 (4.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.23%) CREST Certified
7 3 (3.23%) ISEB
7 3 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.23%) OSCP
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.15%) APMP
8 2 (2.15%) Degree
8 2 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.60%) SLA
2 6 (6.45%) QA
2 6 (6.45%) RMADS
3 2 (2.15%) BS25999
3 2 (2.15%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.15%) ISO22301
3 2 (2.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.08%) Government Security Classifications
4 1 (1.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 17 (18.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Sendmail
4 3 (3.23%) vCloud
4 3 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (2.15%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.15%) vSphere
6 1 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.08%) Docker
6 1 (1.08%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (3.23%) SCOM
3 2 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.15%) OVSD
3 2 (2.15%) vMotion
4 1 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.08%) Puppet
4 1 (1.08%) vRealize
Vendors
1 71 (76.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (15.05%) Oracle
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
3 8 (8.60%) HP
3 8 (8.60%) Remedy
4 7 (7.53%) VMware
5 6 (6.45%) Avaya
6 5 (5.38%) Cisco
7 4 (4.30%) Veeam
8 3 (3.23%) F5
8 3 (3.23%) Genesys
8 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.15%) CA
9 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.15%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.15%) SAP
9 2 (2.15%) Symantec
10 1 (1.08%) BMC
10 1 (1.08%) IBM
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