The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 33 50
Rank change year-on-year +3 +17  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.99% 3.07% 2.60%
As % of the Applications category 21.43% 34.38% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 5
Median daily rate £275 £230 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.56% -12.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £155 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £283 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 42 32 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 13.95% 8.94% 7.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 13
Median daily rate £363 £265 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 6
Median hourly rate £36.25 £19.25 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.31% -34.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £17.85 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £20.65 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridge

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridge

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridge over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cambridge

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (50.00%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
6 5 (22.73%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle
7 4 (18.18%) ERP
7 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) Tableau
7 4 (18.18%) Life Science
8 3 (13.64%) JIRA
8 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) ITSM
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Remedy
9 2 (9.09%) Service Management
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) SLA
9 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
9 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Visio
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (4.55%) Changepoint
3 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Mandarin Language
4 1 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Data Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) IT Manager
2 5 (22.73%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (18.18%) Report Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) IT Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Governance Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (9.09%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Life Science
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 5 (22.73%) Hardware Maintenance
4 4 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (18.18%) ERP
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) Change Management
5 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) ITSM
6 2 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) Network Planning
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Management
6 2 (9.09%) SDLC
6 2 (9.09%) Service Management
7 1 (4.55%) Change Control
7 1 (4.55%) Invoice Processing
7 1 (4.55%) Master Data Management
7 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.55%) PMO
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Tableau
3 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) Ariba
4 1 (4.55%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) Huawei
4 1 (4.55%) Planview
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
4 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.55%) Twitter