Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 42 42
Rank change year-on-year -12 0 +23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 15 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.99% 2.73% 2.35%
As % of the Applications category 18.29% 21.43% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 13
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +25.00% +20.00%
10th Percentile £284 £238 £131
90th Percentile £473 £400 £338
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £300 £245
% change year-on-year +41.67% +22.45% +15.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Cambridge median hourly rate - - £12.27
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £14.71 £13.50 £14.39
% change year-on-year +8.93% -6.15% -5.67%

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 82 84 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 10.88% 12.73% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 27 22
Cambridge median daily rate £440 £300 £289
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% +3.90% -11.15%
10th Percentile £294 £199 £132
90th Percentile £508 £450 £480
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £315 £258
% change year-on-year +34.92% +22.33% -6.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £12.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.62% -32.77%
10th Percentile £15.00 £11.88 £9.75
90th Percentile £23.00 £38.75 £19.55
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.44 £17.50 £11.89
% change year-on-year -0.37% +47.24% -0.96%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Degree
4 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) PMO
5 3 (20.00%) JIRA
5 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (20.00%) Change Management
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) SSL
5 3 (20.00%) ERP
5 3 (20.00%) Windows
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) SAP
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Oracle
6 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
6 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
6 2 (13.33%) Migration

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 5 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Confluence
2 1 (6.67%) Documentum
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP ERP
1 1 (6.67%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
1 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) PMO Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Security Risk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Buyer
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Linux
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) ERP
2 3 (20.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (13.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 2 (13.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE
3 2 (13.33%) Proactive Management
3 2 (13.33%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.67%) Analytics
4 1 (6.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (6.67%) Data Entry
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 1 (6.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Tableau