The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Brighton 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 24 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 Sussex / Brighton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 30 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.60% 1.05% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 25.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Median daily rate £188 £320 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.40% -36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £216 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £424 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

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 Brighton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Brighton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 8 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Brighton 4.79% 4.19% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 24
Median daily rate £263 £421 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.68% -11.31%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £258 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Brighton 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 Brighton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Brighton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Brighton

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

1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (75.00%) Power BI
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VBA
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (12.50%) SAS
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
5 1 (12.50%) User Experience

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 (12.50%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Power BI
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Customer Insight
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft