Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 45 29
Rank change year-on-year -6 -16 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 16 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.32% 2.04% 4.85%
As % of the Applications category 27.12% 46.43% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 15
Bedfordshire median daily rate £370 £149 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +148.74% -50.42% -7.69%
10th Percentile £216 £130 £155
90th Percentile £515 £455 £615
East of England median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.22 £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.18% -1.90% -16.00%
10th Percentile £9.82 £10.30 £9.78
90th Percentile £25.04 £10.30 £13.23
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.91% +50.94% -33.75%

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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 59 28 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 8.56% 4.40% 10.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 42
Bedfordshire median daily rate £323 £325 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.77% +30.65% -33.67%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £105
90th Percentile £485 £450 £448
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +142.72% -1.90% -12.50%
10th Percentile £11.43 £9.26 £9.93
90th Percentile £26.40 £32.46 £15.95
East of England median hourly rate £15.38 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.79% +11.86% -10.61%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -7 6 £410 +198.18% 1
Bedford -2 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (37.50%) PMO
3 6 (37.50%) Project Management
4 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Migration
6 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (18.75%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Data Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Change Management
7 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 2 (12.50%) ERP
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (6.25%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) NetApp

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 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (25.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (6.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (6.25%) InDesign
5 1 (6.25%) PaintShop Pro
5 1 (6.25%) RoboHelp
5 1 (6.25%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
1 1 (6.25%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (6.25%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) PMO Lead
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Author
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Customer Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Head of Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Junior
3 1 (6.25%) Junior Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Performance Manager
3 1 (6.25%) PMO Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Coordinator
3 1 (6.25%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Data Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Author
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Management
4 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Governance
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
5 1 (6.25%) Information Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) PMO
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
2 1 (6.25%) GDPR
2 1 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.25%) Adobe
3 1 (6.25%) Brocade
3 1 (6.25%) EMC
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy
3 1 (6.25%) Talend
3 1 (6.25%) Workday