Period
to 20 January 2018

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 20 January 2018 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 36 23
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 121 81 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 5.33% 4.83% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 41.30% 39.51% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 21 67
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £320 £248 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.29% -13.46% +38.50%
10th Percentile £216 £196 £155
90th Percentile £506 £365 £411
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £317
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.60% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 10
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £10.20 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +86.27% -18.40% +13.64%
10th Percentile £9.00 £8.67 £10.90
90th Percentile £28.29 £31.28 £18.37
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £13.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year +27.27% +10.00% -13.04%

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 293 205 357
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 12.90% 12.22% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 81 163
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £340 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £140 £126 £145
90th Percentile £488 £500 £479
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 29 26
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £11.50 £15.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.52% -24.24% +16.77%
10th Percentile £8.96 £8.96 £10.50
90th Percentile £29.00 £21.05 £21.88
South East median hourly rate £15.55 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.67% - +3.45%

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018.

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 20 January 2018. 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 85 £325 +18.18% 7
High Wycombe 0 15 £220 -2.22% 1
Aylesbury - 5 - -
Amersham +1 3 £240 - 1
Newport Pagnell - 1 £650 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 78 (64.46%) Microsoft
2 64 (52.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 46 (38.02%) Finance
3 46 (38.02%) Microsoft Office
4 31 (25.62%) Project Management
5 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
6 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Project
7 19 (15.70%) SQL
8 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
8 18 (14.88%) Risk Management
9 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
9 17 (14.05%) Process Improvement
10 16 (13.22%) VBA
10 16 (13.22%) Windows
10 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
11 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (12.40%) PMO
12 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
12 14 (11.57%) Oracle
12 14 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (11.57%) Data Analysis
13 13 (10.74%) ITIL
13 13 (10.74%) PMP
13 13 (10.74%) PMI Certification
14 12 (9.92%) Six Sigma
14 12 (9.92%) Programme Management
14 12 (9.92%) Performance Improvement
15 11 (9.09%) Portfolio Management

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 16 (13.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (5.79%) SAS
3 5 (4.13%) Confluence
3 5 (4.13%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.48%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (52.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 46 (38.02%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (16.53%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (5.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.48%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (1.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (1.65%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.65%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.13%) IaaS
1 5 (4.13%) PaaS
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Firewall
1 4 (3.31%) VPN
1 4 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.83%) DNS
3 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (0.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (0.83%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.79%) QlikView
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.31%) OLAP
5 3 (2.48%) MS Access
5 3 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.65%) Big Data
6 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.65%) MySQL
6 2 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.65%) Power BI
6 2 (1.65%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.83%) DB2
7 1 (0.83%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.13%) GitLab
1 5 (4.13%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.13%) JIRA
2 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.65%) SonarQube
2 2 (1.65%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.83%) JMeter
3 1 (0.83%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.83%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 46 (38.02%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Banking
3 9 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.61%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.31%) Retail
6 3 (2.48%) Legal
6 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.65%) Automotive
7 2 (1.65%) Marketing
8 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (54.55%) Analyst
2 16 (13.22%) Business Analyst
3 12 (9.92%) PMO Analyst
4 11 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 10 (8.26%) Project Manager
6 9 (7.44%) Test Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) Administrator
7 7 (5.79%) Project Officer
7 7 (5.79%) SAS Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) SAS Business Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Service Design Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Service Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Service Transition Manager
8 6 (4.96%) Transition Manager
9 5 (4.13%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Financial Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Report Analyst
10 4 (3.31%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.65%) Middleware
2 1 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.83%) Java EE
2 1 (0.83%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.31%) FMCG
2 4 (3.31%) Market Risk
3 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.65%) Infotainment
3 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.83%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.83%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (0.83%) SCADA
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.22%) Windows
2 5 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.31%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.48%) Linux
4 3 (2.48%) Solaris
4 3 (2.48%) Unix
4 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.62%) Project Management
2 23 (19.01%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (14.88%) Risk Management
4 17 (14.05%) Process Improvement
5 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (11.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.57%) Data Analysis
7 13 (10.74%) ITIL
8 12 (9.92%) Performance Improvement
8 12 (9.92%) Programme Management
8 12 (9.92%) Six Sigma
9 11 (9.09%) Contingency Planning
9 11 (9.09%) Facilities Management
9 11 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (9.09%) Service Delivery
10 10 (8.26%) Data Governance
10 10 (8.26%) DMAIC
10 10 (8.26%) PRINCE2
11 9 (7.44%) Data Management
11 9 (7.44%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (15.70%) SQL
2 16 (13.22%) VBA
3 11 (9.09%) C#
4 7 (5.79%) Java
4 7 (5.79%) VB
5 2 (1.65%) C
5 2 (1.65%) Python
5 2 (1.65%) R
6 1 (0.83%) Tcl
6 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.53%) Security Cleared
2 17 (14.05%) SC Cleared
3 13 (10.74%) PMI Certification
3 13 (10.74%) PMP
4 9 (7.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 8 (6.61%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.79%) Degree
6 7 (5.79%) ISEB
6 7 (5.79%) ISTQB
6 7 (5.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (1.65%) ACCA
7 2 (1.65%) CIMA
7 2 (1.65%) HNC
8 1 (0.83%) APMG
8 1 (0.83%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.40%) PMO
2 9 (7.44%) ISO 9001
3 7 (5.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (3.31%) QA
5 3 (2.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.65%) P3O
6 2 (1.65%) SLA
7 1 (0.83%) BS25999
7 1 (0.83%) GMP
7 1 (0.83%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 14 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 78 (64.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle
3 10 (8.26%) HP
4 9 (7.44%) SAP
5 7 (5.79%) Teradata
6 5 (4.13%) Remedy
7 3 (2.48%) Cognos
7 3 (2.48%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.65%) 3PAR
8 2 (1.65%) Brocade
8 2 (1.65%) Cisco
8 2 (1.65%) Citrix
8 2 (1.65%) EMC
8 2 (1.65%) IBM
8 2 (1.65%) IFS
8 2 (1.65%) NetApp
8 2 (1.65%) VMware
9 1 (0.83%) F5
9 1 (0.83%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.83%) Maxymiser