Period
to 24 November 2017

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 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
South West > Dorset
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 35 11
Rank change year-on-year -2 -24 +9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 12 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.32% 2.75% 9.47%
As % of the Applications category 13.79% 25.00% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 16
Dorset median daily rate £388 £200 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +93.75% +10.34% -24.48%
10th Percentile £334 £159 £107
90th Percentile £431 £317 £406
South West median daily rate £355 £313 £350
% change year-on-year +13.60% -10.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 12
Dorset median hourly rate - £17.50 £41.24
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -57.57% +274.91%
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +71.88%

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 Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 29 48 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 9.57% 10.98% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 36
Dorset median daily rate £450 £230 £181
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +95.65% +26.90% -34.09%
10th Percentile £280 £155 £120
90th Percentile £535 £477 £475
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 17
Dorset median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.71% -15.15% +87.50%
10th Percentile £11.08 £12.00 £10.45
90th Percentile £13.16 £21.60 £41.24
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.88 £17.50
% change year-on-year -8.98% +19.29% +16.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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 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
Bournemouth +11 3 £425 +13.33% 3
Poole +2 1 £350 +91.00%
Microsoft Excel
South West

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) PMO

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:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MS Access
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) IT Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) PMO Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP