Period
to 27 February 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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 56 52 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 -5 +10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 18 21 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.97% 2.09% 3.73%
As % of the Applications category 20.69% 17.21% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 25
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £278 £398 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.19% +22.31% +4.00%
10th Percentile £182 £148 £116
90th Percentile £459 £458 £488
East of England median daily rate £250 £344 £300
% change year-on-year -27.22% +14.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £15.00 £14.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.17% -
East of England median hourly rate £21.00 £13.40 £18.75
% change year-on-year +56.72% -28.53% -6.25%

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 87 122 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 9.54% 12.15% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 54 61
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £280 £325 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.85% -12.16% +66.29%
10th Percentile £116 £106 £143
90th Percentile £538 £534 £488
East of England median daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year -7.69% - +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 35
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.03% +20.66% +13.73%
10th Percentile £16.70 £11.15 £10.74
90th Percentile £36.80 £54.95 £21.75
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +22.22% -3.57% -15.15%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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 6 months to 27 February 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
Cambridge +5 6 £375 -8.81% 6
Peterborough -16 4 £250 +212.50% 1
Ely - 2 £220 -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (61.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (22.22%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (22.22%) Time Management
4 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
4 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (22.22%) Office 365
4 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 4 (22.22%) PMO
5 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.11%) Migration
6 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.11%) Service Management
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management

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 4 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (11.11%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) DWDM
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) SDH
1 1 (5.56%) Skype
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Power BI
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.56%) MS Access
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Resource Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) PMO Coordinator
4 1 (5.56%) Power BI Developer
4 1 (5.56%) Technical Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fibre Optics
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Android
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 4 (22.22%) Time Management
3 3 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (11.11%) Break/Fix
4 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.11%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.11%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Record to Report
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Identification
4 2 (11.11%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
3 1 (5.56%) Workday