Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 42 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28 -17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 17 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.45% 2.67% 1.66%
As % of the Applications category 19.77% 32.08% 28.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Cambridge median daily rate £319 £289 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +6.94% -10.00%
10th Percentile £217 £131 £181
90th Percentile £347 £405 £541
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £289 £200
% change year-on-year +12.55% +44.38% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - £12.27 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -29.89% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.27 £15.25
% change year-on-year +10.02% -19.54% -28.24%

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 Cambridge with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 86 53 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 12.39% 8.33% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 26
Cambridge median daily rate £300 £319 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -11.46% +30.91%
10th Percentile £161 £132 £178
90th Percentile £476 £488 £421
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £250 £245
% change year-on-year +30.00% +2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £11.64 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.41% -36.25% +9.15%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.88 £14.68
90th Percentile £31.38 £19.56 £22.15
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year +33.33% -6.25% -44.19%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 17 November 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 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Project Management
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (23.53%) PMO
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
4 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (11.76%) BPMN
6 2 (11.76%) Business Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
6 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (11.76%) Migration
7 1 (5.88%) Changepoint
7 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
7 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
7 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
7 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
7 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
7 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (5.88%) Transition Management

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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Changepoint
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) Power BI
1 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
1 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Data Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Project Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Project Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Change and Release Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Report Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) HTML
1 1 (5.88%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Life Science
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Management
1 6 (35.29%) Project Management
1 6 (35.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (23.53%) Data Analysis
3 3 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
4 2 (11.76%) BPMN
4 2 (11.76%) Business Change Management
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ERP
5 1 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
2 1 (5.88%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.88%) HL7
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Planview
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP