Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 52 40 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +25
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 10 21 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.41% 3.30% 3.23%
As % of the Applications category 12.99% 28.00% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 6
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £306 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.41% -10.91% +71.88%
10th Percentile £315 £189 £208
90th Percentile £478 £341 £425
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £411 £325 £344
% change year-on-year +26.54% -5.45% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £12.27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £12.27
% change year-on-year +11.11% +10.02% -37.87%

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 77 75 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.85% 11.79% 9.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 36 11
Cambridge median daily rate £463 £314 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.41% +41.01% -38.19%
10th Percentile £207 £143 £132
90th Percentile £543 £444 £413
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £380 £338 £223
% change year-on-year +12.59% +51.69% -38.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +41.30% -34.82%
10th Percentile £16.99 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £46.63 £21.40
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £12.39
% change year-on-year +20.69% +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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019, 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 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 2 (20.00%) PMO
6 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
6 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
6 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
6 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
6 2 (20.00%) Project 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) Documentum
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (10.00%) MIMO
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Big Data
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Bluetooth Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Electrical Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) RF Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) COM
1 1 (10.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Change Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
2 2 (20.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
2 2 (20.00%) Proactive Management
2 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Document Management
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) BT
2 1 (10.00%) EMC
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP