Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedford 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 23 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
Bedfordshire > Bedford
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 15 17
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.43% 4.21% 1.15%
As % of the Applications category 10.00% 50.00% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Bedford median daily rate - £138 -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 £149 £300
% change year-on-year +148.74% -50.42% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Bedford median hourly rate - £10.30 -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.22 £10.30 £10.50
% change year-on-year +67.18% -1.90% -16.00%

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 Bedford with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bedford
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedford 14.29% 8.42% 16.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Bedford median daily rate £130 £350 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.86% +66.67% -40.00%
10th Percentile £125 £170 £106
90th Percentile £215 £431 £449
Bedfordshire median daily rate £323 £325 £249
% change year-on-year -0.77% +30.65% -33.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Bedford median hourly rate £25.00 £9.65 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +159.07% -51.75% +81.82%
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £10.50
% change year-on-year +142.72% -1.90% -12.50%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Bedford region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (100.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (100.00%) Snagit

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) InDesign
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PaintShop Pro
1 1 (100.00%) RoboHelp
1 1 (100.00%) Snagit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Author
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Author
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft