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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 48 104 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.76% 12.87% 13.60%
As % of the Applications category 42.48% 62.65% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 51 58
Average daily rate £300 £250 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -26.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £135 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £14.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% +11.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £14.48 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
113 166 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 15.92% 20.54% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 75
Average daily rate £300 £250 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 11
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.48 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £18.50 £15.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 93 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 80 (56.74%) Finance
3 66 (46.81%) MS Office
4 41 (29.08%) Project Management
5 37 (26.24%) Windows
6 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
7 32 (22.70%) MS PowerPoint
8 31 (21.99%) PRINCE2
9 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
9 30 (21.28%) ATM
10 29 (20.57%) SQL
11 28 (19.86%) MS Project
11 28 (19.86%) SharePoint
11 28 (19.86%) Data Analysis
11 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
12 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
13 26 (18.44%) Statistics
14 21 (14.89%) Banking
14 21 (14.89%) Data Security
14 21 (14.89%) Data Structures
15 20 (14.18%) Data Governance
15 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (13.48%) Risk Management
16 19 (13.48%) ITIL
17 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (12.06%) SLA
18 17 (12.06%) Validation
19 16 (11.35%) DV Cleared
20 14 (9.93%) Oracle
20 14 (9.93%) Data Quality

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 28 (19.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.96%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.55%) Apache
3 5 (3.55%) IIS
4 3 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.71%) SAS
5 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (46.81%) MS Office
2 32 (22.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (19.86%) MS Project
4 12 (8.51%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.71%) Staffware
Communications & Networking
1 30 (21.28%) ATM
2 6 (4.26%) LDAP
3 5 (3.55%) SMTP
4 2 (1.42%) FTP
4 2 (1.42%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (1.42%) SAN
5 1 (0.71%) Firewall
5 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.71%) LAN
5 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.71%) VoIP
5 1 (0.71%) VPN
5 1 (0.71%) WAN
5 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.71%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.80%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.71%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.71%) Power BI
5 1 (0.71%) PowerCenter
5 1 (0.71%) QlikView
5 1 (0.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Moq
1 1 (0.71%) MSI
1 1 (0.71%) MSTest
1 1 (0.71%) NUnit
1 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (0.71%) Selenium
General
1 80 (56.74%) Finance
2 21 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (2.13%) Automotive
3 3 (2.13%) Financial Institution
3 3 (2.13%) Retail
3 3 (2.13%) Spanish Language
4 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 2 (1.42%) Publishing
4 2 (1.42%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Legal
5 1 (0.71%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 65 (46.10%) Analyst
2 27 (19.15%) Data Analyst
3 15 (10.64%) Project Manager
4 12 (8.51%) Financial Analyst
5 10 (7.09%) Developer
5 10 (7.09%) Project Officer
6 7 (4.96%) Process Analyst
6 7 (4.96%) Service Analyst
7 6 (4.26%) Project Control Officer
8 5 (3.55%) Coordinator
9 4 (2.84%) Architect
9 4 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Project Coordinator
9 4 (2.84%) Project Support Officer
9 4 (2.84%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.84%) Support Assistant
9 4 (2.84%) Technical Manager
9 4 (2.84%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.38%) .NET
2 7 (4.96%) HTML
2 7 (4.96%) HTML5
3 6 (4.26%) AngularJS
3 6 (4.26%) SOAP
3 6 (4.26%) XML
4 5 (3.55%) CSS
4 5 (3.55%) jQuery
4 5 (3.55%) Laravel
4 5 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (1.42%) WCF
6 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (0.71%) Middleware
6 1 (0.71%) REST
6 1 (0.71%) SAML
6 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.71%) Web Services
6 1 (0.71%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.44%) Statistics
2 21 (14.89%) Data Structures
3 18 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (9.22%) Data Extraction
5 11 (7.80%) Management Information System
6 6 (4.26%) Data Centre
7 5 (3.55%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.55%) PMI
8 4 (2.84%) User Experience
9 3 (2.13%) CMDB
10 2 (1.42%) BYOD
10 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.42%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Licensing
11 1 (0.71%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.24%) Windows
2 28 (19.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.55%) Unix
3 5 (3.55%) zOS
4 2 (1.42%) Android
4 2 (1.42%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.42%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.42%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.71%) AIX
5 1 (0.71%) Linux
5 1 (0.71%) Solaris
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.08%) Project Management
2 31 (21.99%) PRINCE2
3 28 (19.86%) Data Analysis
4 21 (14.89%) Data Security
5 20 (14.18%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (14.18%) Data Governance
6 19 (13.48%) ITIL
6 19 (13.48%) Risk Management
7 17 (12.06%) Validation
8 13 (9.22%) Business Analysis
8 13 (9.22%) Project Planning
9 12 (8.51%) Data Cleansing
10 9 (6.38%) Analytics
10 9 (6.38%) Data Analytics
10 9 (6.38%) ITIL V3
10 9 (6.38%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.67%) Process Improvement
11 8 (5.67%) Workflow
12 7 (4.96%) Change Management
12 7 (4.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (20.57%) SQL
2 9 (6.38%) C#
3 8 (5.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.55%) Java
4 5 (3.55%) PHP
4 5 (3.55%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.55%) VB
5 3 (2.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (24.11%) Security Cleared
2 27 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 16 (11.35%) DV Cleared
4 8 (5.67%) PMI Certification
5 6 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (2.13%) CAPM
6 3 (2.13%) PMP
7 2 (1.42%) APMP
7 2 (1.42%) Degree
8 1 (0.71%) CCNA
8 1 (0.71%) CCNP
8 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.71%) ISEB
8 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.71%) MCAD
8 1 (0.71%) MCP
8 1 (0.71%) MCSD
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.06%) SLA
2 14 (9.93%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.13%) PMBOK
3 3 (2.13%) QA
4 1 (0.71%) BS25999
4 1 (0.71%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.71%) ISO22301
System Software
1 11 (7.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.96%) SCCM
2 3 (2.13%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.42%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.42%) SCOM
4 1 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 93 (65.96%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.93%) Oracle
3 6 (4.26%) IBM
3 6 (4.26%) VMware
4 4 (2.84%) Remedy
5 3 (2.13%) Citrix
6 2 (1.42%) EMC
6 2 (1.42%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.71%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.71%) Adobe
7 1 (0.71%) Brocade
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco
7 1 (0.71%) Cognos
7 1 (0.71%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.71%) HP
7 1 (0.71%) ILOG
7 1 (0.71%) Lotus
7 1 (0.71%) NetApp
7 1 (0.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.71%) Tableau
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
EY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Milton Keynes
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 23 days ago