The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 29 April 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 27 15
Rank change year-on-year -10 -12  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 29 51 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 3.50% 5.80% 6.98%
As % of the Applications category 28.16% 47.66% 60.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 36 53
Median daily rate £280 £300 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £209 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £383 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £9.80 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.24% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.08 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.82% -17.64%  

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 Bristol with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 103 107 101
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 12.42% 12.16% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 73 81
Median daily rate £300 £273 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.09% -22.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £168 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +127.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.68 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £65.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +7.30%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bristol

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Bristol

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bristol

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (34.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (16.67%) PMO
8 10 (15.15%) Project Management
8 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.15%) SQL
8 10 (15.15%) VBA
9 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (10.61%) Business Transformation
10 7 (10.61%) Oracle
10 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (10.61%) SLA
10 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
10 7 (10.61%) Document Management
10 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
11 6 (9.09%) QA
11 6 (9.09%) ETL
11 6 (9.09%) SAP
12 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
12 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
12 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
12 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 12 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.52%) SAS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (34.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 8 (12.12%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (7.58%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.52%) Primavera
4 1 (1.52%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.03%) 3G
1 2 (3.03%) 4G
1 2 (3.03%) VoIP
2 1 (1.52%) 2G
2 1 (1.52%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (7.58%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.55%) PowerPivot
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (3.03%) MS Access
6 2 (3.03%) Power BI
6 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.52%) Lumira
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.52%) QlikView
7 1 (1.52%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) ERwin
2 1 (1.52%) MSTest
2 1 (1.52%) NUnit
2 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (46.97%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Electronics
3 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 3 (4.55%) Retail
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.52%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Administrator
3 10 (15.15%) Developer
4 7 (10.61%) Data Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) Coordinator
6 5 (7.58%) Project Controller
6 5 (7.58%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.06%) PMO Lead
7 4 (6.06%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Procurement Officer
8 3 (4.55%) Project Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Data Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.52%) ActiveX
2 1 (1.52%) ADO
2 1 (1.52%) jQuery
2 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (1.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.03%) FMCG
3 2 (3.03%) Handset
3 2 (3.03%) IVR
4 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.55%) Windows
2 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (19.70%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (15.15%) Project Management
3 7 (10.61%) Business Transformation
3 7 (10.61%) Data Analysis
3 7 (10.61%) Document Management
3 7 (10.61%) Programme Management
4 6 (9.09%) ETL
5 5 (7.58%) Migration
5 5 (7.58%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.06%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
7 3 (4.55%) Data Modelling
7 3 (4.55%) SDLC
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) Logistics
8 2 (3.03%) Scrum
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.15%) SQL
1 10 (15.15%) VBA
2 3 (4.55%) C
3 2 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.52%) C#
4 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.03%) APMP
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) MCDBA
4 2 (3.03%) MCITP
4 2 (3.03%) MCPD
4 2 (3.03%) MCSA
4 2 (3.03%) MCSD
4 2 (3.03%) MCSE
4 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.52%) CCAB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.67%) PMO
2 7 (10.61%) SLA
3 6 (9.09%) QA
4 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
4 2 (3.03%) Def Stans
4 2 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Oracle
3 6 (9.09%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) Cisco
4 2 (3.03%) Verint
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) Meridio