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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 65 58 53
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -5
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 13 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.46% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Applications category 6.67% 2.17% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£193 £120 £75
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.41% +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £263 £231 £253
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -8.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £9.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.35
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -18.56%
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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
195 138 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.91% 19.77% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 50 35
Average daily rate £320 £250 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -12.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £365 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 23
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (46.43%) MS Office
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 10 (35.71%) Data Validation
3 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 10 (35.71%) Validation
3 10 (35.71%) Migration
3 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 10 (35.71%) MS Access
3 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (28.57%) UNIX
5 8 (28.57%) Service Management
5 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 3 (10.71%) ATM
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Oracle
7 2 (7.14%) MS Project
7 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
7 2 (7.14%) Banking
7 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
8 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (3.57%) AAT
8 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
8 1 (3.57%) Project Planning

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 2 (7.14%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (46.43%) MS Office
3 9 (32.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (28.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) ATM
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (35.71%) MS Access
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Project Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.57%) GIS Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Deployment Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Officer
7 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet Developer
7 1 (3.57%) VBA Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
1 1 (3.57%) GIS
1 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows 7
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Data Validation
1 10 (35.71%) Validation
1 10 (35.71%) Migration
1 10 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (28.57%) Service Management
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
4 1 (3.57%) Data Entry
4 1 (3.57%) Portfolio Management
4 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Management
4 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) AAT
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Mapinfo