Period
to 21 July 2019

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 6 months to 21 July 2019 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 28 49
Rank change year-on-year -16 +21 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 42 94 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 3.83% 6.09% 4.13%
As % of the Applications category 33.87% 42.53% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 39
Milton Keynes median daily rate £195 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £129 £204 £216
90th Percentile £348 £390 £500
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £213 £308 £325
% change year-on-year -30.89% -5.38% -16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 25 5
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £9.00 £11.00 £9.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +14.46% -28.81%
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £9.00 £11.25 £15.57
% change year-on-year -20.00% -27.72% +15.30%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 124 221 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.31% 14.32% 9.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 127 76
Milton Keynes median daily rate £319 £270 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -32.50% +13.88%
10th Percentile £127 £185 £216
90th Percentile £600 £450 £506
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £311 £270 £350
% change year-on-year +15.28% -22.86% -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 28
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £14.00 £11.25 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.44% -26.23% +8.93%
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £8.78
90th Percentile £18.00 £18.75 £18.00
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.00 £12.15 £17.25
% change year-on-year +23.46% -29.57% +21.69%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

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

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 6 months to 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (23.81%) Finance
6 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
7 7 (16.67%) Windows
7 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (16.67%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (14.29%) Release Management
8 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
8 6 (14.29%) Remedy
9 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.90%) HP
9 5 (11.90%) ISEB
9 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
9 5 (11.90%) Banking
9 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.90%) HP ALM
9 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
9 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.90%) System Integration Testing

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 8 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (4.76%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle General Ledger
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (2.38%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (2.38%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.14%) Office 365
3 2 (4.76%) IaaS
3 2 (4.76%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.76%) PaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) DHCP
1 2 (4.76%) DNS
1 2 (4.76%) Internet
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) ADSL
2 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) VoIP
2 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.38%) Essbase
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Smart View
2 1 (2.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (23.81%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Administrator
4 4 (9.52%) Data Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Coordinator
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Deployment Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Finance Business Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Test Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Pega Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Salesforce Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) XML
1 1 (2.38%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) e-Health
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.67%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Windows 10
3 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (16.67%) Migration
2 7 (16.67%) Scrum
2 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (14.29%) Release Management
4 5 (11.90%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Scenario Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (11.90%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
4 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Matrix Organization
5 4 (9.52%) Process Improvement
5 4 (9.52%) Programme Delivery
6 3 (7.14%) CRM
6 3 (7.14%) ERP
6 3 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
1 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.76%) CIMA
4 1 (2.38%) AAT
4 1 (2.38%) ACCA
4 1 (2.38%) CCA
4 1 (2.38%) CCNA
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) ISO 22301
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
3 1 (2.38%) BS25999
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (14.29%) Remedy
3 5 (11.90%) HP
4 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) F5
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Pega
6 2 (4.76%) Planview
6 2 (4.76%) VMware
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) BT
7 1 (2.38%) CA
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) Hyperion
7 1 (2.38%) Tableau