Period
to 6 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 6 August 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 38 39 38
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +22
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 10 54 39
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.59% 4.66% 3.63%
As % of the Applications category 25.64% 44.26% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 27 22
Median daily rate £325 £450 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.78% +17.65% +27.50%
10th Percentile £148 £210 £116
90th Percentile £338 £650 £488
East of England median daily rate £325 £350 £323
% change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.40 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -20.00% +4.30%
10th Percentile £14.25 £10.28 £12.33
90th Percentile £14.75 £16.39 £23.75
East of England median hourly rate £15.38 £11.15 £22.50
% change year-on-year +37.89% -50.44% +25.00%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 39 122 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.10% 10.53% 12.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 60 55
Median daily rate £419 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -4.76% +40.00%
10th Percentile £123 £97 £173
90th Percentile £525 £525 £498
East of England median daily rate £400 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 45
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.40 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.21% -10.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £12.69 £10.30 £11.43
90th Percentile £26.45 £18.00 £22.30
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year +25.86% -4.92% -7.58%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 6 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +6 5 £107 -69.43%
Cambridge +3 5 £325 -28.96%
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 August 2020, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (20.00%) PMP
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Time Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Power BI
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau
5 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (10.00%) Apache NiFi
5 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (10.00%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Power BI
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Data Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Service Desk Supervisor
2 3 (30.00%) IT Supervisor
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (10.00%) Audit Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Apache NiFi
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) SAP PI
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) People Management
1 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) PMP
2 1 (10.00%) MCDST
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) MCSA
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau