Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 40 46
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 52 84 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.55% 4.51% 4.96%
As % of the Applications category 33.99% 36.21% 47.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 56
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £190 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.20% +4.17% +2.13%
10th Percentile £112 £205 £150
90th Percentile £341 £538 £443
South East median daily rate £325 £375 £313
% change year-on-year -13.33% +20.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £9.00 £10.68 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.69% -43.82% +56.06%
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £16.63
% change year-on-year +26.92% -21.80% +2.31%

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 153 232 232
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.45% 12.46% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 110 106
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 £263 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -19.85% -6.43%
10th Percentile £133 £192 £132
90th Percentile £525 £444 £480
South East median daily rate £350 £375 £340
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 55 41
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.25 £11.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.55% -38.89% +28.57%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.82 £8.79
90th Percentile £34.00 £42.50 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £14.15 £15.50
% change year-on-year +23.72% -8.74% -

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 16 September 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor 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 16 September 2019. 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 -7 38 £190 -36.67% 18
High Wycombe -4 4 £225 - 1
Marlow - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (21.15%) Finance
5 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (17.31%) Windows
5 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
6 8 (15.38%) Remedy
6 8 (15.38%) Migration
7 7 (13.46%) Scrum
7 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
8 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.62%) Release Management
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Time Management
9 5 (9.62%) QA
9 5 (9.62%) Banking
9 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
9 5 (9.62%) HP
9 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
9 5 (9.62%) ISEB
9 5 (9.62%) SAP
9 5 (9.62%) HP ALM
9 5 (9.62%) Azure
9 5 (9.62%) AWS
9 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 7 (13.46%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
3 2 (3.85%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (3.85%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) AWS
1 5 (9.62%) Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) OpenShift
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) DHCP
1 2 (3.85%) DNS
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) Intranet
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
2 1 (1.92%) WebEx
2 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.92%) QlikView
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Marketing
4 3 (5.77%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (11.54%) Administrator
2 6 (11.54%) Project Manager
2 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
4 3 (5.77%) Deployment Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Data Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Desktop Support
5 2 (3.85%) Finance Business Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Integration Test Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Pega Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Salesforce Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Web Content Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) CSS
1 2 (3.85%) CSS3
1 2 (3.85%) HTML
1 2 (3.85%) HTML5
1 2 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.92%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.92%) iPhone
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 5 (9.62%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.85%) AIX
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Mac OS
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Solaris
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 9 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.38%) Migration
4 7 (13.46%) Scrum
5 6 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.54%) Test Scripting
6 5 (9.62%) Integration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Regression Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Release Management
6 5 (9.62%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (9.62%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Time Management
6 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (7.69%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (7.69%) Project Delivery
7 4 (7.69%) Project Management
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
8 3 (5.77%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
1 2 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) ISTQB
2 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.85%) AAT
3 2 (3.85%) CIMA
4 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ACCA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 3 (5.77%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) HP ALM
2 2 (3.85%) Ansible
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
3 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Remedy
3 5 (9.62%) HP
3 5 (9.62%) Red Hat
3 5 (9.62%) SAP
4 4 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) F5
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 2 (3.85%) Pega
5 2 (3.85%) Planview
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) Yahoo!
6 1 (1.92%) Avaya
6 1 (1.92%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.92%) Citrix
6 1 (1.92%) Dell
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Rackspace