The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 27 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 20 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 3 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 2.27% 5.12% 12.37%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 44.83% 57.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 10
Median daily rate - £163 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 29 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 6.06% 11.42% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 18
Median daily rate £338 £169 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £139 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £473 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Median hourly rate £25.71 £12.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.22% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.27 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.14 £15.48 £41.24
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Dorset

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Dorset

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bournemouth +1 2 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) CISA
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) AppScan
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Pylint
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) CEH
2 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
2 2 (28.57%) Veracode
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (14.29%) QGIS
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) GIS
1 1 (14.29%) MS Access
1 1 (14.29%) Power BI
1 1 (14.29%) QGIS
1 1 (14.29%) QlikView
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) AppScan
1 2 (28.57%) Pylint
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Application Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Report Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Data Analytics
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CISA
1 2 (28.57%) CISM
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Black Duck
2 2 (28.57%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Veracode