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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 110 99 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.69% 13.49% 10.01%
As % of the Applications category 65.48% 78.57% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 34 21
Average daily rate
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£225 £283 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.35% +2.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £321 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.23% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 16
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.20 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.46 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
168 126 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.38% 17.17% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 44 41
Average daily rate £225 £251 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.17% -8.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £110 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £420 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 25 22
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £16.59 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -7.93%

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 20 October 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 131 (63.59%) Microsoft
2 73 (35.44%) Finance
3 71 (34.47%) MS Office
4 66 (32.04%) Windows
5 56 (27.18%) Security Cleared
6 49 (23.79%) MS Project
7 43 (20.87%) SC Cleared
8 38 (18.45%) ITIL
9 36 (17.48%) Project Management
10 35 (16.99%) PRINCE2
10 35 (16.99%) MS PowerPoint
11 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
12 30 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (12.62%) Windows 7
13 26 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (11.65%) MCSE
14 24 (11.65%) Migration
15 23 (11.17%) MS Exchange
16 22 (10.68%) Service Management
16 22 (10.68%) Banking
16 22 (10.68%) Spreadsheet
17 21 (10.19%) Project Planning
18 20 (9.71%) SLA
18 20 (9.71%) UNIX
18 20 (9.71%) Citrix
19 19 (9.22%) Oracle
19 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
19 19 (9.22%) DV Cleared
20 18 (8.74%) Change Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (11.17%) MS Exchange
2 15 (7.28%) Exchange Server 2003
3 10 (4.85%) IIS
3 10 (4.85%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (3.40%) Lync
7 6 (2.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.97%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.97%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.97%) CMS
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 71 (34.47%) MS Office
2 49 (23.79%) MS Project
3 35 (16.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (10.68%) Spreadsheet
5 19 (9.22%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.97%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.85%) SAN
1 10 (4.85%) NAS
2 5 (2.43%) Broadband
2 5 (2.43%) WAN
2 5 (2.43%) Firewall
3 4 (1.94%) Internet
3 4 (1.94%) MPLS
3 4 (1.94%) Ethernet
3 4 (1.94%) LAN
3 4 (1.94%) VoIP
3 4 (1.94%) ADSL
4 3 (1.46%) ATM
4 3 (1.46%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.46%) DNS
4 3 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
6 1 (0.49%) X.400
6 1 (0.49%) X.500
6 1 (0.49%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.80%) MS Access
2 6 (2.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.43%) DTS
4 4 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.46%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Rational Rose
1 1 (0.49%) JIRA
General
1 73 (35.44%) Finance
2 22 (10.68%) Banking
3 7 (3.40%) Financial Institution
3 7 (3.40%) Spanish Language
4 6 (2.91%) Back Office
5 5 (2.43%) Retail
5 5 (2.43%) Publishing
6 4 (1.94%) Advertising
7 2 (0.97%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Legal
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (31.07%) Analyst
2 20 (9.71%) Administrator
3 17 (8.25%) Business Analyst
4 16 (7.77%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.80%) Project Manager
6 13 (6.31%) Coordinator
7 11 (5.34%) 1st Line Support
8 10 (4.85%) Programme Manager
9 9 (4.37%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 8 (3.88%) Project Officer
10 8 (3.88%) Project Support Officer
11 7 (3.40%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.40%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Programme Office Manager
11 7 (3.40%) Project Administrator
11 7 (3.40%) Architect
11 7 (3.40%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Windows Administrator
12 5 (2.43%) PMO Analyst
12 5 (2.43%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.94%) XML
2 2 (0.97%) HTML5
2 2 (0.97%) HTML
2 2 (0.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.85%) Clustering
3 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.43%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 4 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.94%) IVR
5 4 (1.94%) e-Health
6 2 (0.97%) User Experience
7 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.49%) PDA
7 1 (0.49%) Statistics
7 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.49%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.49%) Telematics
7 1 (0.49%) Replication
7 1 (0.49%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.49%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (32.04%) Windows
2 26 (12.62%) Windows 7
2 26 (12.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (9.71%) UNIX
4 14 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.31%) Windows 2000
6 12 (5.83%) Windows NT
7 10 (4.85%) Windows 2000 Server
8 7 (3.40%) Android
9 6 (2.91%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.43%) Windows Mobile
10 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
10 5 (2.43%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (1.94%) Windows XP
12 3 (1.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.45%) ITIL
2 36 (17.48%) Project Management
3 35 (16.99%) PRINCE2
4 24 (11.65%) Migration
5 22 (10.68%) Service Management
6 21 (10.19%) Project Planning
7 18 (8.74%) Change Management
8 17 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 16 (7.77%) Validation
10 15 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (5.83%) Data Validation
12 11 (5.34%) Waterfall
13 10 (4.85%) Risk Assessment
13 10 (4.85%) Service Delivery
13 10 (4.85%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (3.88%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (3.88%) Problem Management
15 6 (2.91%) Workflow
15 6 (2.91%) CRM
15 6 (2.91%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.28%) SQL
2 5 (2.43%) VBA
3 4 (1.94%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.94%) C
4 2 (0.97%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.49%) C#
5 1 (0.49%) Java
5 1 (0.49%) VBScript
5 1 (0.49%) VB
5 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (27.18%) Security Cleared
2 43 (20.87%) SC Cleared
3 30 (14.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (11.65%) MCSE
5 19 (9.22%) DV Cleared
6 15 (7.28%) MCP
7 11 (5.34%) Degree
8 10 (4.85%) PMP
8 10 (4.85%) PMI Certification
9 7 (3.40%) ISEB
10 5 (2.43%) CCNA
10 5 (2.43%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.49%) MCSA
13 1 (0.49%) CCNP
13 1 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.71%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) BS25999
2 3 (1.46%) P3O
3 2 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 31 (15.05%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (5.83%) Terminal Services
3 12 (5.83%) VMware ESX
4 9 (4.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (4.37%) ISA Server
5 4 (1.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.97%) Firmware
7 1 (0.49%) vSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.49%) UAG
7 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (5.83%) Backup Exec
2 11 (5.34%) BladeLogic
3 9 (4.37%) SCOM
4 7 (3.40%) OVSD
5 6 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.43%) SCCM
7 4 (1.94%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.94%) CA Spectrum
8 3 (1.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 131 (63.59%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.71%) Citrix
3 19 (9.22%) Oracle
4 17 (8.25%) VMware
5 12 (5.83%) Intel
6 9 (4.37%) SAP
7 7 (3.40%) Cisco
7 7 (3.40%) Remedy
7 7 (3.40%) MobileIron
8 5 (2.43%) Lumension
8 5 (2.43%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.94%) Avaya
9 4 (1.94%) CA
9 4 (1.94%) Symantec
9 4 (1.94%) McAfee
9 4 (1.94%) F5
10 3 (1.46%) Sophos
10 3 (1.46%) Primavera
11 2 (0.97%) HP
11 2 (0.97%) QNX
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