Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 41 53 36
Rank change year-on-year +12 -17 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 28 56 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.61% 3.74% 5.29%
As % of the Applications category 30.77% 32.75% 40.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 28 56
Median daily rate £316 £213 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.87% -29.17% -7.69%
10th Percentile £200 £140 £206
90th Percentile £500 £386 £538
South East median daily rate £330 £350 £340
% change year-on-year -5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 19
Median hourly rate £9.61 £9.90 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.93% -3.41% +12.95%
10th Percentile £9.06 £9.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £59.58 £33.50 £14.66
South East median hourly rate £30.00 £14.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year +109.06% -13.03% +6.45%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 91 171 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 11.74% 11.42% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 82 145
Median daily rate £330 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +9.09% -21.43%
10th Percentile £200 £128 £163
90th Percentile £500 £525 £450
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 43 35
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +36.36% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.66 £9.36 £9.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £38.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year +9.38% -7.25% +15.00%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

Hourly rate histogram 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 6 June 2020. 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 +15 20 £308 +45.02% 4
Marlow +4 1 - -
Bletchley - 1 £450 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Remedy
5 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
5 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
6 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
6 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
7 3 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (10.71%) Degree
7 3 (10.71%) Planview
7 3 (10.71%) Information Security
7 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (10.71%) ETL
7 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
7 3 (10.71%) Windows
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (10.71%) ERP

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 2 (7.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (7.14%) NetSuite
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Power Platform
2 2 (7.14%) Office 365
3 1 (3.57%) AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (10.71%) Power BI
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 2 (7.14%) Essbase
2 2 (7.14%) MS Access
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Smart View
2 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (3.57%) Semantic Layer
3 1 (3.57%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Administrator
3 3 (10.71%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Hyperion Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Problem Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Office Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) Classic ASP
1 1 (3.57%) HTML
1 1 (3.57%) JSON
1 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (17.86%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.71%) Proactive Management
5 3 (10.71%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Prototyping
6 2 (7.14%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Software Delivery
6 2 (7.14%) Technology Roadmap
6 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) VBA
3 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) ACCA
3 2 (7.14%) CIMA
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (7.14%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) CISM
4 1 (3.57%) CISSP
4 1 (3.57%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
2 2 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Remedy
3 4 (14.29%) Oracle
4 3 (10.71%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (10.71%) Planview
5 2 (7.14%) Hyperion
6 1 (3.57%) BMC
6 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds