The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 22 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
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 21 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 5.85% 1.56% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 55.26% 21.74% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 7
Median daily rate £360 £260 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £138 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £330 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 38 23 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 10.58% 7.17% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 32
Median daily rate £349 £260 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.13% +36.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £138 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 6
Median hourly rate £30.00 £8.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +263.63% -34.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Bedfordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bedfordshire

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Bedford +1 8 £360 +161.81%
Luton 0 8 £350 +60.00% 4
Dunstable - 2 - -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Office
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) Project Management
3 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
4 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (17.86%) SQL
6 5 (17.86%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Finance
6 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (17.86%) Hardware Maintenance
7 4 (14.29%) PMO
7 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 4 (14.29%) ITIL
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
7 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
8 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
8 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.71%) Remedy
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
8 3 (10.71%) Migration
8 3 (10.71%) ITSM
8 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.71%) SDLC
9 2 (7.14%) Programme Governance
9 2 (7.14%) SLA
9 2 (7.14%) Degree
9 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 1 (3.57%) Confluence
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) IMAP
1 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) MS Access
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) IT Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) IT Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Supplier Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Implementation Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Governance Manager
4 2 (7.14%) IT Governance Manager
4 2 (7.14%) ITSM Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) PMO Lead
4 2 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Vendor Manager
5 1 (3.57%) E-Business Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Finance Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) ITIL Service Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Supplier Management
3 5 (17.86%) Change Management
3 5 (17.86%) Hardware Maintenance
4 4 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Performance Management
4 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 3 (10.71%) ITSM
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Project Planning
5 3 (10.71%) SDLC
5 3 (10.71%) Service Management
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Programme Governance
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
7 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) PMO
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Remedy
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
Bedfordshire
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Rate: £23.00 - £28.00 per hour
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