Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 October 2018 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
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 69 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 -28 +12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 185 163 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.63% 3.24% 4.28%
As % of the Applications category 33.09% 32.53% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 75 117
East of England median daily rate £365 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.67% -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £177 £155 £148
90th Percentile £476 £450 £453
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 31
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.47% -30.33% +92.31%
10th Percentile £10.41 £13.08 £13.50
90th Percentile £35.00 £30.72 £43.75
England median hourly rate £16.63 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -12.50% +8.57% +16.67%

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 the East of England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 559 501 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.97% 9.95% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 229 267
East of England median daily rate £328 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.77% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £122 £125 £132
90th Percentile £508 £503 £475
England median daily rate £375 £360 £340
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.88% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 74 148
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £11.50 £10.56 £10.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £34.70 £44.13
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +9.27%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the East of England

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East of England

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the East of England

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East of England

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the East of England

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +2 77 £350 +29.63% 17
Essex +6 36 £438 +15.44% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 29 £425 +41.67% 13
Bedfordshire +10 27 £300 -14.29% 10
Suffolk -16 11 £370 -3.90% 5
Norfolk +14 5 £405 +118.92% 3
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 97 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 78 (42.16%) Microsoft Office
3 67 (36.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (22.70%) MS Visio
5 40 (21.62%) SQL
6 37 (20.00%) Project Management
7 35 (18.92%) Finance
8 27 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (14.05%) Windows
10 22 (11.89%) Degree
10 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
11 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (10.27%) Migration
12 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
12 19 (10.27%) Security Cleared
13 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Project
13 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
14 17 (9.19%) Data Analysis
15 16 (8.65%) Manufacturing
15 16 (8.65%) Management Information System
15 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
16 15 (8.11%) SAP
16 15 (8.11%) VBA
17 14 (7.57%) Oracle
18 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (7.03%) Data Management
18 13 (7.03%) JIRA
18 13 (7.03%) PMO
19 12 (6.49%) Data Migration

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 18 (9.73%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.70%) Confluence
3 4 (2.16%) Apache
3 4 (2.16%) IIS
3 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.62%) CMS
5 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.54%) Documentum
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 78 (42.16%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (36.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 42 (22.70%) MS Visio
4 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (3.78%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.54%) CATIA
6 1 (0.54%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.62%) Sage 50
3 2 (1.08%) BPCS
3 2 (1.08%) Movex
3 2 (1.08%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.54%) assyst
4 1 (0.54%) CA PPM
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.54%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.54%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.54%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.78%) SaaS
2 5 (2.70%) Office 365
3 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.08%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.54%) Taleo
5 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.86%) Firewall
2 6 (3.24%) VPN
3 5 (2.70%) Skype
4 4 (2.16%) VLAN
5 3 (1.62%) Internet
5 3 (1.62%) LAN
5 3 (1.62%) SSL
6 2 (1.08%) BGP
6 2 (1.08%) HTTP
6 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.08%) IGMP
6 2 (1.08%) IPsec
6 2 (1.08%) RTCP
6 2 (1.08%) RTP
6 2 (1.08%) SNMP
6 2 (1.08%) SSH
6 2 (1.08%) TACACS
6 2 (1.08%) WAN
6 2 (1.08%) Wireless
6 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (4.32%) BusinessObjects
4 8 (4.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.70%) MySQL
7 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (2.16%) DTS
8 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.62%) MS Access
9 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.62%) Power BI
10 2 (1.08%) OLAP
10 2 (1.08%) SSDT
11 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
11 1 (0.54%) dBASE
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (7.03%) JIRA
2 4 (2.16%) JMeter
2 4 (2.16%) Selenium
3 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.08%) GitLab
4 2 (1.08%) Toad
5 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Hudson
5 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (18.92%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.24%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.70%) Marketing
4 5 (2.70%) Retail
5 4 (2.16%) Billing
5 4 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.62%) Legal
6 3 (1.62%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.08%) Military
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) French Language
8 1 (0.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 67 (36.22%) Analyst
2 21 (11.35%) Project Manager
3 17 (9.19%) Data Analyst
4 14 (7.57%) Business Analyst
5 13 (7.03%) Coordinator
6 11 (5.95%) Administrator
7 9 (4.86%) Developer
7 9 (4.86%) Project Coordinator
8 8 (4.32%) Desktop Support
9 6 (3.24%) IT Manager
9 6 (3.24%) IT Project Manager
9 6 (3.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
10 5 (2.70%) ETL Developer
10 5 (2.70%) Project Administrator
10 5 (2.70%) Senior IT Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Senior Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Senior Project Manager
10 5 (2.70%) Service Analyst
10 5 (2.70%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) Web Services
1 4 (2.16%) XML
2 2 (1.08%) HTML
2 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.54%) COM
3 1 (0.54%) JSON
3 1 (0.54%) Middleware
3 1 (0.54%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.54%) REST
3 1 (0.54%) SOAP
3 1 (0.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.65%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.86%) NHS
4 6 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (2.70%) CMDB
6 4 (2.16%) Equities
6 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.62%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.62%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.62%) FMCG
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.08%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Infotainment
9 1 (0.54%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.54%) User Experience
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.05%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Linux
2 7 (3.78%) Windows Server
3 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.62%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.62%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.08%) Unix
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (20.00%) Project Management
2 27 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (10.27%) Migration
6 17 (9.19%) Data Analysis
7 16 (8.65%) PRINCE2
8 13 (7.03%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (7.03%) Data Management
9 12 (6.49%) Data Migration
9 12 (6.49%) ETL
10 11 (5.95%) Change Management
10 11 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 11 (5.95%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.41%) Programme Management
11 10 (5.41%) Time Management
12 9 (4.86%) Change Control
12 9 (4.86%) SDLC
12 9 (4.86%) Service Management
12 9 (4.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (21.62%) SQL
2 15 (8.11%) VBA
3 12 (6.49%) C
4 11 (5.95%) Java
5 9 (4.86%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.32%) T-SQL
7 7 (3.78%) VB
8 4 (2.16%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.16%) Python
9 3 (1.62%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.08%) C#
10 2 (1.08%) Go
10 2 (1.08%) PHP
11 1 (0.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 22 (11.89%) Degree
2 19 (10.27%) Security Cleared
3 11 (5.95%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.70%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.16%) ISEB
5 4 (2.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.62%) ACCA
6 3 (1.62%) CIMA
6 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CCNA
7 2 (1.08%) CCNP
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.08%) PMP
8 1 (0.54%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.54%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.54%) OCP
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.03%) PMO
2 11 (5.95%) QA
3 8 (4.32%) Data Quality
4 6 (3.24%) ISO 9001
5 5 (2.70%) Def Stans
6 4 (2.16%) GDPR
7 3 (1.62%) ISO 9000
7 3 (1.62%) SLA
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.62%) HP ALM
1 3 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.62%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) Ansible
2 2 (1.08%) OpenView
2 2 (1.08%) OVSD
2 2 (1.08%) Terraform
2 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 97 (52.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) SAP
3 14 (7.57%) Oracle
4 8 (4.32%) VMware
5 7 (3.78%) HP
6 6 (3.24%) Citrix
7 5 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.16%) Informatica
8 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
8 4 (2.16%) Remedy
9 3 (1.62%) BMC
9 3 (1.62%) Sage
9 3 (1.62%) Tableau
10 2 (1.08%) Altiris
10 2 (1.08%) Cisco
10 2 (1.08%) Embarcadero
10 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.08%) webMethods
11 1 (0.54%) Google
11 1 (0.54%) IBM