Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 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
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 44 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 83 53 158
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 4.75% 4.10% 8.16%
As % of the Applications category 41.09% 33.54% 50.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 24 68
Milton Keynes median daily rate £330 £240 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -20.00% +22.45%
10th Percentile £228 £123 £205
90th Percentile £493 £385 £394
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £325 £248 £285
% change year-on-year +31.31% -13.16% +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 7
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £19.00 £10.40 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.69% -15.45% -13.68%
10th Percentile £8.81 £9.27 £9.52
90th Percentile £24.50 £13.29 £20.16
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.35 £12.15
% change year-on-year +32.40% +18.11% +10.45%

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 202 158 314
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 11.57% 12.23% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 81 141
Milton Keynes median daily rate £350 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.45% +15.00% +9.09%
10th Percentile £180 £120 £143
90th Percentile £495 £500 £470
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £338 £338 £300
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 15 24
Milton Keynes median hourly rate £13.18 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.89% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £8.50 £9.68 £9.52
90th Percentile £19.50 £15.50 £19.85
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% - +12.00%

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 18 November 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

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 18 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 56 (67.47%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 28 (33.73%) Finance
4 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
6 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Project
7 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
8 15 (18.07%) SharePoint
8 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (16.87%) ITIL
9 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
10 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
11 12 (14.46%) Project Management
11 12 (14.46%) SQL
12 11 (13.25%) Oracle
12 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
12 11 (13.25%) Windows
12 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
14 9 (10.84%) ISO 9001
14 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
14 9 (10.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (10.84%) Service Design
14 9 (10.84%) DV Cleared
15 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
15 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
15 8 (9.64%) VBA
15 8 (9.64%) HP
16 7 (8.43%) ISEB

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 15 (18.07%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.02%) SAS
2 5 (6.02%) WebSphere
3 3 (3.61%) Confluence
3 3 (3.61%) OpenStack
Applications
1 43 (51.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 26 (31.33%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (7.23%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.20%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.61%) Cognos TM1
3 2 (2.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.41%) SAP CO
3 2 (2.41%) SAP FI
3 2 (2.41%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (1.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) IaaS
2 3 (3.61%) PaaS
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.82%) VPN
1 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.20%) ATM
2 1 (1.20%) Firewall
2 1 (1.20%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.02%) QlikView
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.61%) OLAP
4 3 (3.61%) Power BI
5 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.41%) MS Access
5 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (2.41%) PowerPivot
5 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.20%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) GitLab
1 3 (3.61%) Jenkins
1 3 (3.61%) JIRA
2 1 (1.20%) JMeter
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 28 (33.73%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Banking
2 7 (8.43%) Financial Institution
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Automotive
5 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.20%) German Language
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
6 1 (1.20%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (50.60%) Analyst
2 10 (12.05%) Project Manager
3 9 (10.84%) Test Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.43%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
5 6 (7.23%) Service Design Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Service Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Service Transition Manager
5 6 (7.23%) Transition Manager
6 5 (6.02%) Project Officer
6 5 (6.02%) SAS Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) SAS Business Analyst
6 5 (6.02%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Financial Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.82%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Agile Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Procurement Administrator
8 3 (3.61%) Project Control Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.87%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.41%) Infotainment
2 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.25%) Windows
2 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
2 4 (4.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.41%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (16.87%) ITIL
3 13 (15.66%) Risk Management
4 12 (14.46%) Project Management
5 11 (13.25%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (12.05%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.84%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.84%) Service Design
8 8 (9.64%) Test Scripting
8 8 (9.64%) Waterfall
9 7 (8.43%) Change Management
9 7 (8.43%) Data Analysis
9 7 (8.43%) Data Governance
9 7 (8.43%) Data Management
9 7 (8.43%) Matrix Organization
9 7 (8.43%) Process Improvement
9 7 (8.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.23%) Logistics
10 6 (7.23%) Release Management
10 6 (7.23%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.46%) SQL
2 8 (9.64%) VBA
3 5 (6.02%) VB
4 4 (4.82%) C#
4 4 (4.82%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) R
6 1 (1.20%) C
6 1 (1.20%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) Security Cleared
2 17 (20.48%) SC Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (8.43%) ISEB
4 7 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 7 (8.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.61%) Degree
5 3 (3.61%) PMP
6 2 (2.41%) HNC
6 2 (2.41%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.20%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.84%) ISO 9001
2 6 (7.23%) Data Quality
2 6 (7.23%) PMO
3 4 (4.82%) QA
4 3 (3.61%) SLA
5 2 (2.41%) P3O
6 1 (1.20%) BS25999
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 22301
6 1 (1.20%) ISO 8583
6 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 56 (67.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 8 (9.64%) HP
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 5 (6.02%) Remedy
5 5 (6.02%) Teradata
6 3 (3.61%) Cognos
6 3 (3.61%) VMware
7 2 (2.41%) Red Hat