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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 11 August 2022 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
11 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 48 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -28 +17 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 25 41 10
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.24% 6.62% 2.62%
As % of the Applications category 40.98% 56.94% 25.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 17 3
10th Percentile £206 £141 £148
25th Percentile £210 £168 £210
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £325 £325
Median % change year-on-year +23.08% - -27.78%
75th Percentile £438 £339 £338
90th Percentile £444 £350 -
East of England median daily rate £355 £233 £325
% change year-on-year +52.20% -28.23% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 4
10th Percentile £16.30 £11.25 -
25th Percentile £22.00 £13.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate £33.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year +144.44% -6.90% +8.21%
75th Percentile £34.50 £14.50 £14.75
90th Percentile - £25.25 -
East of England median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year -3.70% -12.20% +37.89%

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 61 72 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 7.90% 11.63% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 23
10th Percentile £169 £141 £123
25th Percentile £205 £180 £203
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £338 £388
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -12.90% +0.98%
75th Percentile £438 £397 £525
90th Percentile £480 £461 -
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year +7.86% -2.41% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 6
10th Percentile £15.01 £11.75 £12.31
25th Percentile £15.25 £13.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate £32.75 £13.50 £14.50
Median % change year-on-year +142.59% -6.90% +8.21%
75th Percentile £46.00 £16.78 £14.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.73 £17.75
East of England median hourly rate £39.00 £13.75 £18.00
% change year-on-year +183.64% -23.61% +24.14%

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 11 August 2022.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 11 August 2022.

Hourly rate histogram 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 11 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Cambridge -8 14 £425 +25.93% 6
Peterborough -26 7 £210 +13.51% 6
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 August 2022, 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 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
6 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
7 6 (24.00%) Project Management
7 6 (24.00%) Time Management
7 6 (24.00%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
8 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.00%) ETL
9 4 (16.00%) Toad
9 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Navigator
9 4 (16.00%) MS Access
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
9 4 (16.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
9 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
9 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
10 3 (12.00%) Power BI

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 (12.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (28.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MS Access
1 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Navigator
2 3 (12.00%) Power BI
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (8.00%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Toad
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) Postman
3 1 (4.00%) Selenium
General
1 14 (56.00%) Social Skills
2 12 (48.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (32.00%) Finance
4 3 (12.00%) Legal
5 2 (8.00%) Automotive
5 2 (8.00%) Law
5 2 (8.00%) Mandarin Language
5 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (4.00%) Local Government
6 1 (4.00%) Marketing
6 1 (4.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 9 (36.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Power BI Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Problem Management Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Salesforce Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Data Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Tableau Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Market Risk Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) SaaS Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (4.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmacovigilance
2 1 (4.00%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (24.00%) Data Cleansing
2 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 6 (24.00%) Time Management
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Thinking
3 5 (20.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 4 (16.00%) Critical Thinking
4 4 (16.00%) Data Extraction
4 4 (16.00%) ETL
4 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Agile
5 3 (12.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 3 (12.00%) Project Delivery
5 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) SLA
3 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (4.00%) GDPR
3 1 (4.00%) P3O
3 1 (4.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (8.00%) Alteryx