The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 15 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 104 63 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.61% 8.84% 9.26%
As % of the Applications category 67.53% 54.31% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 22 24
Average daily rate
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£255 £250 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -5.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £159 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £387 £339
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 9
Average hourly rate £10.45 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.04 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.20 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
154 116 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.19% 16.27% 15.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 40
Average daily rate £275 £260 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £157 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £420 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 22
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 99 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 84 (43.30%) Finance
3 65 (33.51%) MS Project
4 58 (29.90%) MS Office
5 57 (29.38%) Windows
5 57 (29.38%) Security Cleared
6 52 (26.80%) PRINCE2
7 48 (24.74%) Project Management
8 46 (23.71%) SC Cleared
9 40 (20.62%) Project Planning
10 31 (15.98%) ITIL
10 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
11 28 (14.43%) Banking
12 26 (13.40%) Migration
13 25 (12.89%) MS PowerPoint
13 25 (12.89%) Oracle
14 24 (12.37%) SQL
15 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
16 21 (10.82%) MS Exchange
17 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.31%) DV Cleared
18 19 (9.79%) PMI Certification
19 18 (9.28%) PMP
19 18 (9.28%) Financial Institution
20 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
21 13 (6.70%) Blackberry
21 13 (6.70%) SQL Server
22 12 (6.19%) Problem Management
22 12 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
22 12 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (10.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.19%) Lync
3 12 (6.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (5.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 11 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (5.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.03%) IIS
8 1 (0.52%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 65 (33.51%) MS Project
2 58 (29.90%) MS Office
3 25 (12.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (5.67%) Spreadsheet
5 8 (4.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (1.03%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.03%) Office 365
2 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.61%) ATM
2 3 (1.55%) Broadband
2 3 (1.55%) SAN
2 3 (1.55%) NAS
3 2 (1.03%) DNS
3 2 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (1.03%) SMTP
4 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.52%) ICMP
4 1 (0.52%) X.400
4 1 (0.52%) X.500
4 1 (0.52%) Firewall
4 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.19%) MS Access
3 8 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.58%) DTS
5 5 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.55%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 84 (43.30%) Finance
2 28 (14.43%) Banking
3 18 (9.28%) Financial Institution
4 10 (5.15%) Spanish Language
5 6 (3.09%) Back Office
6 4 (2.06%) Retail
6 4 (2.06%) Advertising
7 2 (1.03%) Publishing
8 1 (0.52%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 52 (26.80%) Analyst
2 27 (13.92%) Project Manager
3 15 (7.73%) Support Analyst
4 14 (7.22%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.70%) Project Support Officer
5 13 (6.70%) Project Officer
6 12 (6.19%) Administrator
7 10 (5.15%) Programme Manager
7 10 (5.15%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.61%) Programme Office Manager
9 6 (3.09%) Project Administrator
10 5 (2.58%) Data Analyst
10 5 (2.58%) Project Coordinator
10 5 (2.58%) Developer
10 5 (2.58%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (2.58%) PMO Analyst
11 4 (2.06%) Messaging Engineer
11 4 (2.06%) Junior
11 4 (2.06%) Architect
11 4 (2.06%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) HTML
1 2 (1.03%) XML
1 2 (1.03%) HTML5
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
2 1 (0.52%) JDBC
2 1 (0.52%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.70%) Blackberry
2 5 (2.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.06%) Clustering
4 3 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.03%) PDA
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Telematics
6 1 (0.52%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.52%) PKI
6 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) PMI
6 1 (0.52%) EPoS
6 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 57 (29.38%) Windows
2 23 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (5.67%) UNIX
5 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.61%) Android
6 5 (2.58%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.58%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.58%) Windows XP
7 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000
7 4 (2.06%) Windows NT
7 4 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (1.55%) Linux
9 2 (1.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.80%) PRINCE2
2 48 (24.74%) Project Management
3 40 (20.62%) Project Planning
4 31 (15.98%) ITIL
5 26 (13.40%) Migration
6 12 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (6.19%) Problem Management
7 10 (5.15%) Change Management
8 9 (4.64%) Service Management
8 9 (4.64%) Logistics
8 9 (4.64%) Waterfall
9 7 (3.61%) Programme Management
10 6 (3.09%) PRINCE
10 6 (3.09%) CRM
10 6 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
10 6 (3.09%) Validation
10 6 (3.09%) Data Validation
11 5 (2.58%) P3M3
11 5 (2.58%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 24 (12.37%) SQL
2 9 (4.64%) VBA
3 6 (3.09%) PowerShell
4 4 (2.06%) VB
5 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.03%) C
6 2 (1.03%) VBScript
7 1 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.52%) C#
7 1 (0.52%) Java
7 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 57 (29.38%) Security Cleared
2 46 (23.71%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 19 (9.79%) PMI Certification
5 18 (9.28%) PMP
6 11 (5.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (5.15%) MCSE
8 8 (4.12%) ISEB
9 6 (3.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (2.58%) MCP
11 4 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 4 (2.06%) Degree
12 3 (1.55%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.52%) HNC
13 1 (0.52%) HND
13 1 (0.52%) CISSP
13 1 (0.52%) CITP
13 1 (0.52%) CISA
13 1 (0.52%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.06%) QA
3 3 (1.55%) P3O
4 2 (1.03%) BS25999
System Software
1 31 (15.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.06%) VMware ESX
4 3 (1.55%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (1.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (5.15%) SCCM
2 7 (3.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (2.58%) SCOM
3 5 (2.58%) Backup Exec
4 4 (2.06%) OVSD
5 2 (1.03%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.03%) OpenView
5 2 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.52%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.52%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 99 (51.03%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.89%) Oracle
3 11 (5.67%) MobileIron
4 10 (5.15%) Citrix
5 8 (4.12%) Symantec
5 8 (4.12%) SAP
6 7 (3.61%) Cisco
6 7 (3.61%) VMware
7 6 (3.09%) IronPort
7 6 (3.09%) RightFax
8 5 (2.58%) HP
8 5 (2.58%) IBM
8 5 (2.58%) Business Objects
8 5 (2.58%) Remedy
9 4 (2.06%) Intel
9 4 (2.06%) Lumension
10 2 (1.03%) QNX
10 2 (1.03%) McAfee
10 2 (1.03%) Cognos
11 1 (0.52%) Sun
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