The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 18 25 20
Rank change year-on-year +7 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 37 40 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.90% 6.44% 7.26%
As % of the Applications category 56.92% 54.79% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 22
Median daily rate £313 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.87% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £200 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £463 £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 17
Median hourly rate £11.00 £47.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -76.84% +239.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.70 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.70 £53.50 £31.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 73 119
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 12.13% 11.76% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 49
Median daily rate £300 £360 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +30.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £447 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 32
Median hourly rate £10.67 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.05% +16.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in Cambridgeshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +9 24 £313 -17.21% 17
Peterborough -6 5 £140 -65.00% 4
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 27 (41.54%) Windows
3 26 (40.00%) MS Office
4 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 19 (29.23%) Project Management
6 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
7 11 (16.92%) VMware
8 10 (15.38%) Migration
8 10 (15.38%) Office 365
9 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
9 9 (13.85%) Degree
9 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
9 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
10 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
10 8 (12.31%) Finance
10 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
10 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
11 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
11 7 (10.77%) VPN
11 7 (10.77%) Linux
12 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
12 6 (9.23%) SQL
12 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
12 6 (9.23%) Apple
12 6 (9.23%) PRINCE

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 6 (9.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.62%) MS Project
5 2 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.54%) Acrobat
6 1 (1.54%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (1.54%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (4.62%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.54%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.38%) Office 365
2 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (6.15%) Mimecast
4 2 (3.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) VPN
2 4 (6.15%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.62%) VoIP
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) DHCP
5 1 (1.54%) DNS
5 1 (1.54%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (1.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.54%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) JMeter
1 2 (3.08%) Selenium
1 2 (3.08%) SoapUI
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (12.31%) Finance
1 8 (12.31%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.08%) Advertising
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
2 2 (3.08%) Retail
2 2 (3.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Legal
3 1 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (24.62%) Analyst
2 6 (9.23%) Developer
2 6 (9.23%) IT Manager
3 5 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (7.69%) Consultant
3 5 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
3 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Support Specialist
4 4 (6.15%) System Design Authority
4 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (4.62%) .NET Developer
5 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (4.62%) Administrator
5 3 (4.62%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) ERP Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Oracle Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) Supplier Manager
6 2 (3.08%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) .NET
2 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.08%) WCF
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.77%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.23%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.62%) Life Science
6 1 (1.54%) Clustering
6 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.54%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (41.54%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (16.92%) Windows 7
4 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.77%) Linux
6 6 (9.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.54%) Solaris
7 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) Migration
3 9 (13.85%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.23%) Data Migration
4 6 (9.23%) Office Automation
4 6 (9.23%) PRINCE
4 6 (9.23%) Requirements Management
4 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (7.69%) ERP
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
5 5 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 4 (6.15%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) CRM
7 3 (4.62%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.62%) Supplier Management
8 2 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) C
3 3 (4.62%) C#
4 1 (1.54%) Java
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (13.85%) Degree
2 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 7 (10.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (7.69%) MCITP
4 5 (7.69%) MCSE
4 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.54%) PhD
6 1 (1.54%) PMP
6 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.08%) PMO
3 1 (1.54%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9000
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) Snort
4 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) SCCM
Vendors
1 49 (75.38%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.92%) VMware
3 6 (9.23%) Apple
3 6 (9.23%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.69%) Remedy
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle
6 3 (4.62%) Adobe
7 2 (3.08%) Google
8 1 (1.54%) Becrypt
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.54%) Dell
8 1 (1.54%) DevExpress
8 1 (1.54%) NetApp
8 1 (1.54%) Sourcefire
8 1 (1.54%) Splunk
8 1 (1.54%) Tableau
8 1 (1.54%) Tufin
8 1 (1.54%) Twitter
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