Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 57 69
Rank change year-on-year -10 +12 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 29 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.07% 2.23% 2.57%
As % of the Applications category 19.46% 27.47% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 13
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £289 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.55% +44.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £203 £131 £141
90th Percentile £464 £390 £400
East of England median daily rate £301 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -7.31% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £13.50 £12.27 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.02% -19.54% -28.24%
10th Percentile £10.83 £11.64 £12.88
90th Percentile £16.02 £12.91 £18.23
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.91% +50.94% -33.75%

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 149 91 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 10.64% 8.12% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 31 42
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £325 £250 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +2.04% -2.00%
10th Percentile £152 £125 £130
90th Percentile £491 £488 £417
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year +4.00% +0.81% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 11 30
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.43% -4.17% -43.53%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.00 £8.98
90th Percentile £23.23 £17.50 £18.78
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -4.55% +11.86% -10.61%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -4 17 £319 +10.39% 1
Peterborough -7 8 £104 -58.40% 3
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 8 (27.59%) Change Management
4 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (20.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Finance
6 5 (17.24%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
7 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
7 4 (13.79%) PMO
8 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
8 3 (10.34%) Data Management
8 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
9 2 (6.90%) Power BI
9 2 (6.90%) Def Stans
9 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
9 2 (6.90%) CMDB
9 2 (6.90%) BPMN
9 2 (6.90%) Information Management
9 2 (6.90%) Oracle
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2

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 (13.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (6.90%) MS Visio
5 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Changepoint
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dreamweaver
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (65.52%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Data Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Project Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 2 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) CMDB
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
2 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (17.24%) Data Analysis
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.34%) Dashboard Development
4 3 (10.34%) Data Management
4 3 (10.34%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.90%) Analytical Thinking
5 2 (6.90%) BPMN
5 2 (6.90%) Business Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (6.90%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (6.90%) Information Management
5 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 2 (6.90%) PDM
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C
3 1 (3.45%) Apex Code
3 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 1 (3.45%) Java
3 1 (3.45%) PHP
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) Def Stans
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.45%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.45%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.45%) Planview
4 1 (3.45%) Salesforce.com