The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 26 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 41 33
Rank change year-on-year -11 -8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 24 19 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.20% 2.90% 5.62%
As % of the Applications category 36.92% 27.14% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 27
Median daily rate £350 £255 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.25% -5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £131 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £422 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £9.05 £10.00 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.47% -0.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.03 £10.00 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £10.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 65 70 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 8.66% 10.69% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 37 70
Median daily rate £400 £288 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.13% +4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 12
Median hourly rate £11.53 £13.00 £10.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.30% +29.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.01 £10.00 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £19.00 £16.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 22 (37.29%) Finance
3 20 (33.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
3 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
4 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Office
5 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (18.64%) Project Management
7 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
7 9 (15.25%) Oracle
8 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
8 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
9 7 (11.86%) Remedy
9 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (11.86%) Retail
9 7 (11.86%) PMO
10 6 (10.17%) Banking
10 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
10 6 (10.17%) ITIL
10 6 (10.17%) Windows
11 5 (8.47%) SLA
11 5 (8.47%) Migration
11 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
11 5 (8.47%) Hardware Maintenance
11 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
12 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
12 4 (6.78%) JIRA

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 6 (10.17%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (28.81%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (27.12%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (13.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) ATM
2 2 (3.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.69%) MS Access
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
2 2 (3.39%) MSI
General
1 22 (37.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Retail
3 6 (10.17%) Banking
4 4 (6.78%) Billing
5 2 (3.39%) German Language
5 2 (3.39%) Legal
6 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.69%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 6 (10.17%) IT Manager
2 6 (10.17%) Programme Planner
3 5 (8.47%) Supplier Manager
4 4 (6.78%) Administrator
4 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
4 4 (6.78%) Project Officer
5 3 (5.08%) Architect
5 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Migration Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Portfolio Planner
5 3 (5.08%) Project Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Project Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Technical Architect
5 3 (5.08%) Test Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) UAT Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) UAT Test Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Project Control Officer
6 2 (3.39%) UAT Lead
6 2 (3.39%) UAT Test Lead
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) SCORM
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Solaris
3 2 (3.39%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) zOS
4 1 (1.69%) Android
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Project Management
2 9 (15.25%) PRINCE2
3 7 (11.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.17%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.47%) Hardware Maintenance
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) Supplier Management
6 4 (6.78%) Performance Management
6 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Change Management
7 3 (5.08%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE
7 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.08%) Use Case
7 3 (5.08%) Validation
7 3 (5.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) VB
3 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) SC Cleared
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) ISEB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.39%) ACCA
3 2 (3.39%) CIMA
3 2 (3.39%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.69%) PMP
4 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.86%) PMO
2 5 (8.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 8583
3 1 (1.69%) P3O
3 1 (1.69%) QA
3 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) AppDNA
2 2 (3.39%) SCCM
3 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (54.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 7 (11.86%) Remedy
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) HP
4 3 (5.08%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Cognos
6 1 (1.69%) Adobe
6 1 (1.69%) BT
6 1 (1.69%) Computacenter
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Haysfm
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago