Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 38 20
Rank change year-on-year -13 -18 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 91 88 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 4.27% 4.41% 7.54%
As % of the Applications category 43.96% 33.08% 46.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 59 103
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £350 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +45.83% -15.79%
10th Percentile £138 £131 £113
90th Percentile £489 £480 £373
South East median daily rate £325 £325 £330
% change year-on-year - -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.57 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.30% +22.73% -18.52%
10th Percentile £8.79 £10.85 £8.85
90th Percentile £19.50 £15.39 £26.75
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.13% +6.67% +11.11%

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 207 266 411
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 9.72% 13.33% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 144 190
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £350 £371 £291
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.53% +27.21% -3.00%
10th Percentile £137 £120 £140
90th Percentile £505 £488 £452
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £328
% change year-on-year +7.69% -0.76% +3.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 18 31
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.69% +1.25% +12.00%
10th Percentile £8.79 £10.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £19.50 £19.50 £26.50
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -17 64 £350 +16.67% 8
High Wycombe +1 7 £100 -77.78%
Marlow - 4 £150 - 2
Beaconsfield - 2 - -
Amersham +2 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £400 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 48 (52.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (34.07%) Finance
3 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
3 21 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
5 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
6 14 (15.38%) SQL
7 13 (14.29%) Project Management
8 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
9 11 (12.09%) VBA
9 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
9 11 (12.09%) Banking
10 10 (10.99%) ITIL
10 10 (10.99%) Oracle
10 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
10 10 (10.99%) Remedy
10 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (9.89%) Data Extraction
11 9 (9.89%) Dashboard Development
11 9 (9.89%) PowerPivot
11 9 (9.89%) Office 365
11 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
11 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.79%) Migration
12 8 (8.79%) PMO
13 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (7.69%) Change Management
13 7 (7.69%) Retail

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 15 (16.48%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.30%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.10%) Confluence
4 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.10%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 21 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
2 18 (19.78%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (12.09%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.40%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (3.30%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.10%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Office 365
2 4 (4.40%) Yammer
3 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) IaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.10%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Skype
2 3 (3.30%) ATM
3 2 (2.20%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.89%) PowerPivot
3 3 (3.30%) DB2
3 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) MS Access
4 1 (1.10%) OLAP
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) Power BI
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.20%) MSI
3 1 (1.10%) GitLab
General
1 31 (34.07%) Finance
2 11 (12.09%) Banking
3 7 (7.69%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.40%) Billing
6 3 (3.30%) Electronics
6 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.30%) Marketing
7 2 (2.20%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.20%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) German Language
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (39.56%) Analyst
2 11 (12.09%) Data Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Excel Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Report Analyst
4 7 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 7 (7.69%) Project Officer
5 6 (6.59%) IT Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Programme Planner
6 5 (5.49%) Administrator
6 5 (5.49%) Supplier Manager
7 4 (4.40%) Coordinator
7 4 (4.40%) Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Project Control Officer
8 3 (3.30%) Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Migration Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Project Support Officer
8 3 (3.30%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.30%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.10%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.10%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.59%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Windows 10
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Solaris
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) zOS
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.29%) Project Management
2 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
3 10 (10.99%) ITIL
4 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (9.89%) Dashboard Development
4 9 (9.89%) Data Analysis
4 9 (9.89%) Data Extraction
5 8 (8.79%) Migration
6 7 (7.69%) Change Management
6 7 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (6.59%) Analytics
7 6 (6.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.49%) Functional Testing
8 5 (5.49%) Hardware Maintenance
8 5 (5.49%) Programme Management
8 5 (5.49%) Scrum
8 5 (5.49%) Supplier Management
8 5 (5.49%) Test Scripting
8 5 (5.49%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.38%) SQL
2 11 (12.09%) VBA
3 4 (4.40%) VB
4 3 (3.30%) R
5 1 (1.10%) C
5 1 (1.10%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 21 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.40%) ISTQB
2 4 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (3.30%) ISEB
4 2 (2.20%) ACCA
4 2 (2.20%) CIMA
5 1 (1.10%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) PMP
5 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) PMO
2 7 (7.69%) SLA
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.10%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.10%) P3O
4 1 (1.10%) QA
4 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) AppDNA
1 3 (3.30%) SCCM
2 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (52.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) Oracle
2 10 (10.99%) Remedy
3 7 (7.69%) SAP
4 4 (4.40%) HP
5 3 (3.30%) Citrix
5 3 (3.30%) Cognos
6 1 (1.10%) BMC
6 1 (1.10%) BT
6 1 (1.10%) IBM
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.10%) VMware
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TD Group
Rate: Competitive day rate offered to the right candidate
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago