Period
to 24 April 2018

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 24 April 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 31 58
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -21
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 17 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.17% 4.50% 1.48%
As % of the Applications category 34.00% 32.26% 17.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 7
Cambridge median daily rate £298 £375 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.67% +70.45% -2.22%
10th Percentile £116 £199 £168
90th Percentile £338 £409 £363
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £344 £368
% change year-on-year +16.36% -6.46% +63.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £12.75 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.50 - £18.25

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 50 93 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 9.33% 13.94% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 25 31
Cambridge median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £143 £132 £170
90th Percentile £451 £408 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £388 £223 £360
% change year-on-year +74.16% -38.19% +42.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 7
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £11.24 £9.98 £15.80
90th Percentile £22.63 £38.75 £18.90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year - +20.83% -12.73%

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 24 April 2018.

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 24 April 2018, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) Data Entry
5 3 (17.65%) Power BI
5 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
5 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
6 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (11.76%) BPMN
6 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
6 2 (11.76%) Marketing
6 2 (11.76%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.76%) Information Management
6 2 (11.76%) VBA

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 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Power BI
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Data Centre Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Procurement Assistant
3 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Buyer
4 1 (5.88%) Cost Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Report Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
1 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
1 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (17.65%) Data Analysis
2 3 (17.65%) Data Entry
2 3 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Thinking
3 2 (11.76%) BPMN
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) Financial Modelling
3 2 (11.76%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 2 (11.76%) Visualisation
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) ETL
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) GDPR
2 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.88%) SAP
2 1 (5.88%) Tableau