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 3 months to 24 June 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.

Microsoft Excel
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 38 37
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 11 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.90% 3.05% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 18.97% 30.51% 35.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 13
Median daily rate £275 £240 £255
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.58% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £16.06 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +37.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft 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 58 59 110
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.03% 9.98% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 32
Median daily rate £363 £265 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.79% -5.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £121 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 23
Median hourly rate £26.98 £16.50 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.51% +34.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.06 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £32.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 3 months to 24 June 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 +4 10 £275 +19.56%
Peterborough -1 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Project Management
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
4 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
4 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
4 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (17.86%) Hardware Maintenance
6 4 (14.29%) Life Science
6 4 (14.29%) Tableau
6 4 (14.29%) Change Management
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
6 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle
6 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (14.29%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) Oracle ERP
7 3 (10.71%) Service Management
7 3 (10.71%) JIRA
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL
7 3 (10.71%) ITSM
7 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (7.14%) PMO
8 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (7.14%) SDLC
8 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture

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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 3 (10.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.57%) Changepoint
3 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (3.57%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
1 4 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Law
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
3 1 (3.57%) Mandarin Language
3 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Data Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Supplier Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Report Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) ERP Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Oracle Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Governance Manager
5 2 (7.14%) IT Governance Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ITSM Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Life Science
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 6 (21.43%) Supplier Management
3 5 (17.86%) Hardware Maintenance
4 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
4 4 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) ITIL
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Network Planning
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Management
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Change Control
7 1 (3.57%) Invoice Processing
7 1 (3.57%) Master Data Management
7 1 (3.57%) Psychology
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) PMO
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (3.57%) Ariba
4 1 (3.57%) Cognos
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) Huawei
4 1 (3.57%) Planview
4 1 (3.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.57%) Twitter