The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 24 19 22
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 17 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 4.33% 5.56% 6.31%
As % of the Applications category 52.17% 56.67% 65.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 21
Median daily rate £413 £170 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +142.64% -35.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £588 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.13% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +17.85%  

MS 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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 23 30 41
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 8.30% 9.80% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 30
Median daily rate £375 £170 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.58% -32.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £125 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -42.30%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Bedfordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +3 7 £325 -13.33% 3
Bedford +1 4 - - 2
MS Excel
East of England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) MS Office
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
3 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
5 5 (21.74%) MS Access
5 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle
5 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
5 5 (21.74%) OLAP
5 5 (21.74%) XML
5 5 (21.74%) Change Management
5 5 (21.74%) Teradata
5 5 (21.74%) OLTP
5 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
5 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle OLAP
5 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
6 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
6 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
6 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (17.39%) Windows
6 4 (17.39%) ETL
7 3 (13.04%) DNS
7 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
7 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
3 4 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.35%) MS Project
4 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) PaaS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) DHCP
2 2 (8.70%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Data Mart
1 5 (21.74%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (21.74%) MS Access
1 5 (21.74%) OLAP
1 5 (21.74%) OLTP
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle OLAP
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Data Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Collaboration Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Governance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Messaging Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Change Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Supplier Management
3 4 (17.39%) Data Integration
3 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (13.04%) Physical Data Model
5 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Issue Tracking
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) CCSP
2 1 (4.35%) CIPD
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Teradata
3 2 (8.70%) Dell
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Lotus
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Ariba
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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