Period
to 19 January 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 19 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
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 32 56
Rank change year-on-year -8 +24 -11
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 21 21 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.34% 3.42% 1.65%
As % of the Applications category 28.38% 36.21% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Cambridge median daily rate £306 £344 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.91% +71.88% -37.01%
10th Percentile £189 £208 £171
90th Percentile £341 £425 £487
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £344 £364
% change year-on-year -5.45% -5.50% +45.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Cambridge median hourly rate - £12.27 -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.27 £19.75
% change year-on-year +10.02% -37.87% +36.21%

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 74 58 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 11.78% 9.45% 6.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 11 27
Cambridge median daily rate £315 £223 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.57% -38.19% +20.00%
10th Percentile £143 £132 £175
90th Percentile £443 £413 £420
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £223 £360
% change year-on-year +51.69% -38.19% +44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £12.39 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.30% -34.82% +35.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £14.85
90th Percentile £54.25 £21.40 £22.75
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.39 £12.00
% change year-on-year +17.08% +3.21% -

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 19 January 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 19 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
3 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
5 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) PMO
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) SharePoint
7 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
8 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (9.52%) Business Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (9.52%) BPMN
8 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (9.52%) Information Security
8 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
8 2 (9.52%) VBA
9 1 (4.76%) MySQL

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 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Changepoint
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
1 1 (4.76%) MySQL
1 1 (4.76%) Power BI
1 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Project Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Excel Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Change and Release Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Centre Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) PMO Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Project Support Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Salesforce Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.76%) Life Science
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
1 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Project Management
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
3 5 (23.81%) Data Analysis
4 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
5 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
6 2 (9.52%) Analytical Thinking
6 2 (9.52%) BPMN
6 2 (9.52%) Business Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VBA
3 1 (4.76%) Apex Code
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) HL7
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Planview
3 1 (4.76%) SAP