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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 5 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 133 102 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 14.76% 14.03% 7.79%
As % of the Applications category 68.21% 66.67% 37.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 13
Average daily rate
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£250 £269 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +3.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £122 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £403 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +44.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.24 £12.75 £9.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.50 £13.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
195 153 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.64% 21.05% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 69 41
Average daily rate £301 £251 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.96% -15.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £370 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 23 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £9.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +41.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £9.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
2 87 (37.34%) MS Office
3 76 (32.62%) Windows
4 71 (30.47%) Finance
5 66 (28.33%) Security Cleared
6 60 (25.75%) ITIL
7 54 (23.18%) SC Cleared
8 45 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
9 40 (17.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 39 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
11 36 (15.45%) SLA
12 35 (15.02%) Project Management
12 35 (15.02%) Service Management
13 34 (14.59%) Active Directory
14 33 (14.16%) MS Project
14 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
15 32 (13.73%) MCSE
16 30 (12.88%) Change Management
17 28 (12.02%) VMware
18 27 (11.59%) Banking
19 25 (10.73%) Migration
19 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
20 24 (10.30%) UNIX
20 24 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
21 23 (9.87%) MS Visio
21 23 (9.87%) Citrix
22 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
22 22 (9.44%) Spreadsheet
23 20 (8.58%) Remedy

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (10.73%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (6.44%) IIS
4 11 (4.72%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (3.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
7 7 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (3.00%) Lync
8 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.86%) CMS
9 2 (0.86%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.43%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (37.34%) MS Office
2 40 (17.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (14.16%) MS Project
4 23 (9.87%) MS Visio
5 22 (9.44%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.29%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.43%) assyst
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.01%) SAN
2 13 (5.58%) NAS
3 8 (3.43%) ATM
3 8 (3.43%) WAN
4 7 (3.00%) LAN
4 7 (3.00%) Firewall
5 5 (2.15%) MPLS
5 5 (2.15%) Internet
5 5 (2.15%) VoIP
5 5 (2.15%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.15%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.15%) Broadband
5 5 (2.15%) ADSL
6 4 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (1.72%) DNS
7 2 (0.86%) 4G
7 2 (0.86%) Modbus
7 2 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.73%) MS Access
2 9 (3.86%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (3.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.86%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Rational Rose
General
1 71 (30.47%) Finance
2 27 (11.59%) Banking
3 13 (5.58%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.00%) Back Office
5 6 (2.58%) Retail
6 5 (2.15%) Advertising
6 5 (2.15%) Publishing
6 5 (2.15%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.72%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.29%) Automotive
9 2 (0.86%) Legal
9 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.86%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (39.48%) Analyst
2 24 (10.30%) Support Analyst
3 20 (8.58%) Administrator
4 18 (7.73%) 1st Line Support
5 15 (6.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 14 (6.01%) Coordinator
6 14 (6.01%) Business Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) Service Analyst
7 13 (5.58%) Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.72%) Support Engineer
9 9 (3.86%) Windows Administrator
10 8 (3.43%) Architect
10 8 (3.43%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.43%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (3.00%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.00%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.00%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (2.58%) Programme Office Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) XML
1 2 (0.86%) .NET
1 2 (0.86%) HTML
1 2 (0.86%) HTML5
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
2 1 (0.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.31%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.73%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.58%) Clustering
4 8 (3.43%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.58%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.58%) Statistics
6 5 (2.15%) e-Health
6 5 (2.15%) IVR
7 4 (1.72%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.29%) CMDB
9 2 (0.86%) User Experience
9 2 (0.86%) Telematics
10 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
10 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.43%) Chip and PIN
10 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 76 (32.62%) Windows
2 33 (14.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (13.73%) Windows 7
4 24 (10.30%) UNIX
5 22 (9.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (6.44%) Windows 2000
7 14 (6.01%) Windows NT
8 13 (5.58%) Windows 2000 Server
8 13 (5.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (3.86%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.86%) Linux
10 7 (3.00%) Android
10 7 (3.00%) Windows Vista
10 7 (3.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (2.15%) Apple iOS
11 5 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.75%) ITIL
2 35 (15.02%) Project Management
2 35 (15.02%) Service Management
3 30 (12.88%) Change Management
4 25 (10.73%) Migration
5 19 (8.15%) PRINCE2
6 18 (7.73%) Validation
7 17 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.01%) Service Delivery
9 13 (5.58%) Incident Management
10 12 (5.15%) Project Planning
10 12 (5.15%) Line Management
11 11 (4.72%) Data Validation
11 11 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (4.72%) Configuration Management
11 11 (4.72%) ITSM
12 9 (3.86%) Change Control
12 9 (3.86%) ITIL V3
13 7 (3.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (6.87%) SQL
2 15 (6.44%) C
3 13 (5.58%) VBA
4 8 (3.43%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.86%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
6 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) C#
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) VB
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.43%) Perl
6 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.43%) Korn
Qualifications
1 66 (28.33%) Security Cleared
2 54 (23.18%) SC Cleared
3 39 (16.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (13.73%) MCSE
5 18 (7.73%) MCP
6 13 (5.58%) Degree
7 12 (5.15%) DV Cleared
8 10 (4.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (3.00%) CCNA
9 7 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (1.72%) PMP
10 4 (1.72%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.86%) CCNP
11 2 (0.86%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.86%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.43%) VCAP
12 1 (0.43%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
12 1 (0.43%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (15.45%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
3 1 (0.43%) BS25999
System Software
1 34 (14.59%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.73%) VMware ESX
4 13 (5.58%) Terminal Services
5 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 11 (4.72%) ISA Server
6 9 (3.86%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.86%) Firmware
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%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.43%) NFS
8 1 (0.43%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (6.01%) BladeLogic
2 13 (5.58%) Backup Exec
3 10 (4.29%) SCOM
4 8 (3.43%) OVSD
5 7 (3.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (2.58%) SCCM
7 5 (2.15%) CA Spectrum
8 4 (1.72%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.72%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 3 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.43%) YaST
Vendors
1 155 (66.52%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.02%) VMware
3 23 (9.87%) Citrix
4 20 (8.58%) Remedy
5 19 (8.15%) Oracle
6 13 (5.58%) Intel
7 11 (4.72%) Cisco
8 10 (4.29%) McAfee
8 10 (4.29%) HP
9 7 (3.00%) Lumension
9 7 (3.00%) MobileIron
10 5 (2.15%) F5
10 5 (2.15%) Sophos
10 5 (2.15%) Avaya
10 5 (2.15%) CA
11 4 (1.72%) IBM
11 4 (1.72%) Symantec
11 4 (1.72%) BMC
12 3 (1.29%) Primavera
12 3 (1.29%) SAP
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