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 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 6 19
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 108 102 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.95% 13.92% 7.58%
As % of the Applications category 65.06% 64.97% 37.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 10
Average daily rate
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£225 £325 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +12.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £216 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £10.06
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +34.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.74 £12.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.50 £15.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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
166 157 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.45% 21.42% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 35
Average daily rate £250 £308 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.83% -5.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £129 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 24
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £10.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +18.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.30 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.50 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015, 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.

1 150 (68.49%) Microsoft
2 88 (40.18%) MS Office
3 72 (32.88%) Security Cleared
4 70 (31.96%) Windows
5 69 (31.51%) Finance
6 58 (26.48%) ITIL
6 58 (26.48%) SC Cleared
7 55 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (19.18%) MS PowerPoint
9 37 (16.89%) Service Management
10 36 (16.44%) SLA
10 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (15.53%) Project Management
12 31 (14.16%) VMware
13 30 (13.70%) Active Directory
14 29 (13.24%) MCSE
14 29 (13.24%) Change Management
15 27 (12.33%) Windows 7
16 26 (11.87%) MS Project
16 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 25 (11.42%) UNIX
17 25 (11.42%) Banking
18 24 (10.96%) MS Visio
18 24 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
19 21 (9.59%) MS Exchange
19 21 (9.59%) Citrix
20 20 (9.13%) MCP
20 20 (9.13%) Remedy
20 20 (9.13%) Management Information System

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (6.39%) IIS
4 12 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.02%) SharePoint
6 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.91%) CMS
9 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.46%) Lync
10 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (40.18%) MS Office
2 42 (19.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (11.87%) MS Project
4 24 (10.96%) MS Visio
5 19 (8.68%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.37%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.46%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.94%) SAN
2 12 (5.48%) NAS
3 8 (3.65%) ATM
3 8 (3.65%) WAN
4 7 (3.20%) LAN
4 7 (3.20%) Firewall
5 6 (2.74%) Internet
6 5 (2.28%) MPLS
6 5 (2.28%) VoIP
6 5 (2.28%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.28%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.28%) ADSL
7 4 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (1.83%) DNS
7 4 (1.83%) Broadband
8 2 (0.91%) Intranet
8 2 (0.91%) Modbus
8 2 (0.91%) 4G
9 1 (0.46%) Network Security
9 1 (0.46%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.85%) MS Access
2 9 (4.11%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (3.65%) SQL Server
4 4 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.46%) JIRA
1 1 (0.46%) Rational Rose
General
1 69 (31.51%) Finance
2 25 (11.42%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.74%) Retail
5 4 (1.83%) Publishing
5 4 (1.83%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.37%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.37%) Advertising
7 2 (0.91%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.91%) Back Office
7 2 (0.91%) Automotive
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 88 (40.18%) Analyst
2 27 (12.33%) Administrator
3 25 (11.42%) Support Analyst
4 19 (8.68%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (7.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 15 (6.85%) Service Analyst
6 15 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (6.39%) Coordinator
8 11 (5.02%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.57%) Windows Administrator
10 9 (4.11%) Data Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Architect
11 8 (3.65%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.65%) Business Analyst
11 8 (3.65%) Desktop Support
11 8 (3.65%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Programme Analyst
12 7 (3.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (3.20%) Project Administrator
12 7 (3.20%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.83%) .NET
2 3 (1.37%) Middleware
3 2 (0.91%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.91%) XML
4 1 (0.46%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.11%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 15 (6.85%) Clustering
4 8 (3.65%) Mainframe
5 6 (2.74%) Statistics
6 5 (2.28%) IVR
6 5 (2.28%) e-Health
7 4 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.37%) CMDB
8 3 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.46%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.46%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.46%) Telematics
9 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.46%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (0.46%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.46%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 70 (31.96%) Windows
2 36 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (12.33%) Windows 7
4 26 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (11.42%) UNIX
6 17 (7.76%) Windows 2000
7 16 (7.31%) Windows NT
8 15 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (6.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (4.57%) Linux
10 8 (3.65%) Windows XP
11 7 (3.20%) Windows 8
12 6 (2.74%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.46%) HPUX
13 1 (0.46%) Solaris
13 1 (0.46%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (26.48%) ITIL
2 37 (16.89%) Service Management
3 34 (15.53%) Project Management
4 29 (13.24%) Change Management
5 18 (8.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 17 (7.76%) Migration
7 16 (7.31%) PRINCE2
7 16 (7.31%) Line Management
8 15 (6.85%) Service Delivery
8 15 (6.85%) Validation
9 13 (5.94%) Incident Management
9 13 (5.94%) ITSM
10 11 (5.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.02%) Configuration Management
11 10 (4.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (4.57%) Change Control
12 9 (4.11%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.11%) Project Planning
13 8 (3.65%) Data Validation
14 7 (3.20%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 16 (7.31%) C
1 16 (7.31%) SQL
2 14 (6.39%) VBA
3 7 (3.20%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.46%) Bourne shell
4 1 (0.46%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.46%) VB
4 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.46%) C#
4 1 (0.46%) C++
4 1 (0.46%) Java
4 1 (0.46%) Perl
4 1 (0.46%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.46%) Korn
Qualifications
1 72 (32.88%) Security Cleared
2 58 (26.48%) SC Cleared
3 36 (16.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (13.24%) MCSE
5 20 (9.13%) MCP
6 14 (6.39%) DV Cleared
7 13 (5.94%) Degree
8 12 (5.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 7 (3.20%) CCNA
9 7 (3.20%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (0.91%) CCNP
10 2 (0.91%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.46%) AAT
11 1 (0.46%) CCIA
11 1 (0.46%) VCAP
11 1 (0.46%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (16.44%) SLA
2 2 (0.91%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) BS25999
System Software
1 30 (13.70%) Active Directory
2 24 (10.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.13%) VMware ESX
4 12 (5.48%) ISA Server
4 12 (5.48%) Terminal Services
5 10 (4.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 9 (4.11%) Hyper-V
7 4 (1.83%) Firmware
8 3 (1.37%) vSphere
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.46%) UAG
9 1 (0.46%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.46%) XenApp
9 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.46%) NFS
9 1 (0.46%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (6.39%) BladeLogic
2 12 (5.48%) Backup Exec
3 11 (5.02%) SCOM
4 7 (3.20%) OVSD
5 6 (2.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (2.74%) SCCM
5 6 (2.74%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (2.28%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.83%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.83%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
8 1 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (0.46%) YaST
Vendors
1 150 (68.49%) Microsoft
2 31 (14.16%) VMware
3 21 (9.59%) Citrix
4 20 (9.13%) Remedy
5 16 (7.31%) Oracle
6 13 (5.94%) Intel
7 10 (4.57%) HP
7 10 (4.57%) McAfee
8 9 (4.11%) Cisco
9 7 (3.20%) Lumension
10 5 (2.28%) F5
10 5 (2.28%) Sophos
10 5 (2.28%) Avaya
10 5 (2.28%) CA
11 4 (1.83%) IBM
11 4 (1.83%) BMC
12 3 (1.37%) SAP
12 3 (1.37%) Wyse
13 2 (0.91%) FatWire
13 2 (0.91%) Business Objects
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