The table below looks at the statistics 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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 50 61 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 17 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.04% 0.54% 0.83%
As % of the Applications category 10.63% 3.64% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 1
Average daily rate
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£185 £120 £75
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £235 £225
% change year-on-year
+17.02% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.95%
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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
160 110 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 19.23% 14.99% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 36 53
Average daily rate £225 £265 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.09% -12.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £473 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 21
Average hourly rate £12.75 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.05 £17.50 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
3 10 (43.48%) Windows
3 10 (43.48%) MS Access
3 10 (43.48%) Validation
3 10 (43.48%) Migration
3 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (43.48%) Data Validation
3 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
7 3 (13.04%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
7 3 (13.04%) Service Management
8 2 (8.70%) ATM
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) MS Project
8 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.70%) Banking
9 1 (4.35%) Retail
9 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
9 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
9 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
9 1 (4.35%) CMDB
9 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
9 1 (4.35%) Time Management
9 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (69.57%) MS Excel
2 13 (56.52%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (8.70%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) ATM
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) 3G
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) MS Access
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
3 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Coordinator
3 3 (13.04%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Business Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Project Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Excel Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Deployment Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) GIS Officer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) GIS
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) CMDB
1 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (43.48%) Windows
1 10 (43.48%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Validation
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
1 10 (43.48%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (43.48%) Data Validation
2 3 (13.04%) Service Management
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Project Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Time Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) Data Entry
3 1 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) AAT
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Mapinfo
3 1 (4.35%) Remedy