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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 43 98 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.50% 11.64% 11.29%
As % of the Applications category 49.43% 70.50% 67.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 46 47
Median daily rate £395 £308 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% +13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £209 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £395 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 8
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £10.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
87 139 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.14% 16.51% 16.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 75 70
Median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £463 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 18
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.04 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £20.19 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 July 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 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.23%) MS Office
3 42 (36.84%) Project Management
4 29 (25.44%) Windows
4 29 (25.44%) Active Directory
4 29 (25.44%) Finance
5 28 (24.56%) ITIL
6 27 (23.68%) Security Cleared
7 26 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 23 (20.18%) PRINCE2
9 22 (19.30%) SQL
9 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (19.30%) Banking
10 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
11 19 (16.67%) MS Project
11 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 18 (15.79%) MS Visio
13 16 (14.04%) HP
14 15 (13.16%) Citrix
14 15 (13.16%) SMTP
14 15 (13.16%) Unix
15 14 (12.28%) Oracle
15 14 (12.28%) Workflow
16 13 (11.40%) Java
17 12 (10.53%) VB
17 12 (10.53%) .NET
17 12 (10.53%) IIS
17 12 (10.53%) Internet
17 12 (10.53%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.53%) IIS
2 10 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 8 (7.02%) Apache
3 8 (7.02%) MS Exchange
4 5 (4.39%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.51%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.63%) SAS
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.75%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (41.23%) MS Office
2 26 (22.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (16.67%) MS Project
4 18 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (2.63%) ProjectWise
6 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.63%) Office 365
2 2 (1.75%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (13.16%) SMTP
2 12 (10.53%) Internet
3 10 (8.77%) LDAP
4 8 (7.02%) FTP
5 7 (6.14%) SAN
6 6 (5.26%) DNS
6 6 (5.26%) Firewall
6 6 (5.26%) VPN
7 5 (4.39%) IPsec
7 5 (4.39%) SSH
8 4 (3.51%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.63%) ATM
9 3 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (2.63%) NetScaler
9 3 (2.63%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.88%) DHCP
11 1 (0.88%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (0.88%) MS Access
3 1 (0.88%) Power BI
3 1 (0.88%) QlikView
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 29 (25.44%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Banking
3 11 (9.65%) Retail
4 7 (6.14%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.63%) Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Automotive
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.75%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.88%) Advertising
7 1 (0.88%) Electronics
7 1 (0.88%) German Language
7 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Analyst
2 19 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 12 (10.53%) Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Service Analyst
5 9 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (5.26%) Consultant
6 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Manager
6 6 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 5 (4.39%) Architect
7 5 (4.39%) Business Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Administrator
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Business Continuity Support
9 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) IT Administrator
9 3 (2.63%) PMO Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Security Advisor
9 3 (2.63%) Software Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Transition Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Transition Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) .NET
2 11 (9.65%) AngularJS
2 11 (9.65%) CSS
2 11 (9.65%) HTML
2 11 (9.65%) HTML5
2 11 (9.65%) jQuery
2 11 (9.65%) SOAP
2 11 (9.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (8.77%) Laravel
4 8 (7.02%) XML
5 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.51%) Middleware
6 2 (1.75%) CSS3
6 2 (1.75%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.88%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.88%) WCF
7 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.26%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.39%) CESG
4 5 (4.39%) Client/Server
4 5 (4.39%) Cryptography
5 3 (2.63%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.75%) CMDB
6 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.75%) DataPower
6 2 (1.75%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Clustering
7 1 (0.88%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Licensing
7 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
7 1 (0.88%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.88%) Statistics
7 1 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (25.44%) Windows
2 15 (13.16%) Unix
3 8 (7.02%) zOS
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.39%) CentOS
5 5 (4.39%) Linux
5 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.39%) Windows Vista
6 4 (3.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.63%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (36.84%) Project Management
2 28 (24.56%) ITIL
3 23 (20.18%) PRINCE2
4 22 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (17.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (12.28%) Workflow
7 12 (10.53%) Migration
8 11 (9.65%) Technical Analysis
9 10 (8.77%) DevOps
9 10 (8.77%) Web Development
10 9 (7.89%) Security Operations
11 8 (7.02%) Service Management
11 8 (7.02%) Test Scripting
12 7 (6.14%) Capacity Management
12 7 (6.14%) Change Control
12 7 (6.14%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (6.14%) Logistics
12 7 (6.14%) Risk Management
13 6 (5.26%) ITIL V3
13 6 (5.26%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.30%) SQL
2 13 (11.40%) Java
3 12 (10.53%) VB
4 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
5 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.77%) PHP
6 9 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (2.63%) VBA
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) VBScript
9 1 (0.88%) COBOL
9 1 (0.88%) Python
9 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 19 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 9 (7.89%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 6 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (4.39%) CEH
6 5 (4.39%) CESG Certified Professional
6 5 (4.39%) CISSP
6 5 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.39%) PMI Certification
6 5 (4.39%) PMP
7 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.63%) CAPM
8 3 (2.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.75%) ISEB
9 2 (1.75%) MCSE
10 1 (0.88%) Degree
10 1 (0.88%) HNC
10 1 (0.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) SLA
2 5 (4.39%) RMADS
3 3 (2.63%) BS25999
3 3 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 3 (2.63%) ISO22301
3 3 (2.63%) PMBOK
4 2 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 29 (25.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.39%) Sendmail
3 5 (4.39%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.51%) NFS
5 3 (2.63%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.88%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.26%) OVSD
1 6 (5.26%) SCOM
2 5 (4.39%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.88%) Nagios
3 1 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (59.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.04%) HP
3 15 (13.16%) Citrix
4 14 (12.28%) Oracle
5 11 (9.65%) IBM
6 9 (7.89%) Remedy
6 9 (7.89%) VMware
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco
8 6 (5.26%) CheckPoint
9 5 (4.39%) Blue Coat
10 4 (3.51%) NetApp
11 3 (2.63%) F5
11 3 (2.63%) IFS
11 3 (2.63%) IronPort
11 3 (2.63%) SAP
12 2 (1.75%) EMC
12 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.75%) Veeam
13 1 (0.88%) BMC
13 1 (0.88%) Juniper
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