The first table below looks at the demand for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 60 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 0.29% 0.45%
As % of the Applications category 5.37% 1.64% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £275 £240
% change year-on-year
-1.81% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.75 £13.00 £14.30
% change year-on-year
+5.76% -9.07%
Applications Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
149 122 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 16.69% 17.76% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 44 36
Average daily rate £300 £260 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £165 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 28 20
Average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £11.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Spreadsheet
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Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Milton Keynes region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Milton Keynes region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (43.75%) MS Access
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Data Validation
5 5 (31.25%) Validation
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (18.75%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) VB
7 3 (18.75%) Service Management
7 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
7 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (12.50%) VBA
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Citrix
9 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
9 1 (6.25%) Intranet
9 1 (6.25%) Internet
9 1 (6.25%) 3G
9 1 (6.25%) Remedy
9 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
9 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (6.25%) ITIL
9 1 (6.25%) MS Project

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS Visio
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) 3G
1 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Deployment Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) GIS Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) GIS
1 1 (6.25%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
1 8 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Migration
2 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (31.25%) Data Validation
2 5 (31.25%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) VB
2 2 (12.50%) VBA
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Mapinfo
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle