Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 70 43
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 161 168 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.23% 3.29% 4.03%
As % of the Applications category 31.26% 32.12% 36.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 80 107
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £167 £125 £148
90th Percentile £475 £575 £447
England median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 27
East of England median hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.84% -15.83% +45.45%
10th Percentile £9.63 £10.23 £11.73
90th Percentile £30.50 £31.03 £43.75
England median hourly rate £15.57 £19.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year -18.04% +5.56% +12.50%

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 515 523 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.33% 10.24% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 247 245
East of England median daily rate £325 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +12.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £122 £125 £150
90th Percentile £515 £558 £475
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 81 121
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -6.06% +13.79%
10th Percentile £10.34 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £20.13 £31.03 £51.25
England median hourly rate £15.80 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +6.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -9 61 £350 +28.44% 19
Essex +1 41 £438 -20.45% 10
Cambridgeshire +7 25 £398 +22.31% 15
Bedfordshire +16 22 £265 -28.38% 9
Suffolk -10 9 £365 -5.19% 6
Norfolk +10 2 £213 -52.78%
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 85 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 73 (45.34%) Microsoft Office
3 59 (36.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (19.25%) Project Management
4 31 (19.25%) SQL
5 30 (18.63%) MS Visio
6 26 (16.15%) Windows
7 25 (15.53%) Finance
8 24 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
10 19 (11.80%) Degree
10 19 (11.80%) QA
11 18 (11.18%) Oracle
11 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
12 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
12 17 (10.56%) Management Information System
12 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (8.07%) SAP
13 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.45%) Migration
15 11 (6.83%) Data Analysis
15 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
15 11 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (6.83%) ETL
15 11 (6.83%) Test Scripting
15 11 (6.83%) Spreadsheet
16 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
16 10 (6.21%) 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 17 (10.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.86%) CMS
2 3 (1.86%) Confluence
3 2 (1.24%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.62%) Documentum
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 73 (45.34%) Microsoft Office
2 59 (36.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 30 (18.63%) MS Visio
4 21 (13.04%) Microsoft Project
5 11 (6.83%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.62%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (3.73%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.86%) Sage 50
3 2 (1.24%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.62%) assyst
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.62%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.62%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.62%) SAP FI-CA
4 1 (0.62%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.62%) SAP PSCD
4 1 (0.62%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.35%) SaaS
2 6 (3.73%) Office 365
3 2 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.62%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.11%) Firewall
1 5 (3.11%) Skype
2 4 (2.48%) VPN
3 3 (1.86%) Internet
3 3 (1.86%) LAN
3 3 (1.86%) SSL
3 3 (1.86%) Wireless
4 2 (1.24%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.24%) WAN
4 2 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.62%) FTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTP
5 1 (0.62%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.62%) MIMO
5 1 (0.62%) PuTTY
5 1 (0.62%) VoIP
5 1 (0.62%) WebEx
5 1 (0.62%) WinSCP
5 1 (0.62%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
3 7 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (3.73%) Relational Database
4 6 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.11%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (2.48%) DTS
6 4 (2.48%) Pentaho
6 4 (2.48%) Power BI
6 4 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.86%) DB2
7 3 (1.86%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.86%) Oracle Database
8 2 (1.24%) MS Access
8 2 (1.24%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.24%) OLAP
9 1 (0.62%) MySQL
9 1 (0.62%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) JIRA
2 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.11%) GitLab
4 4 (2.48%) JMeter
4 4 (2.48%) Selenium
5 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.24%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.24%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.24%) Toad
6 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.62%) Hudson
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Robot Framework
6 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.62%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (15.53%) Finance
2 9 (5.59%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.11%) Marketing
3 5 (3.11%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.48%) Billing
4 4 (2.48%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.86%) Electronics
5 3 (1.86%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (1.24%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Advertising
7 1 (0.62%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.62%) German Language
7 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (34.16%) Analyst
2 16 (9.94%) Project Manager
3 15 (9.32%) Administrator
3 15 (9.32%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.07%) Coordinator
5 9 (5.59%) Project Coordinator
6 8 (4.97%) Data Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Developer
7 6 (3.73%) Service Analyst
7 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
8 5 (3.11%) Project Administrator
8 5 (3.11%) Release Manager
9 4 (2.48%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (2.48%) Desktop Support
9 4 (2.48%) Information Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Junior
9 4 (2.48%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) PMO Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (2.48%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.73%) Web Services
1 6 (3.73%) XML
2 2 (1.24%) HTML
2 2 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.24%) REST
2 2 (1.24%) SOAP
2 2 (1.24%) XSLT
3 1 (0.62%) .NET
3 1 (0.62%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.62%) COM
3 1 (0.62%) EDI
3 1 (0.62%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.62%) Flash
3 1 (0.62%) IDoc
3 1 (0.62%) JSON
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (10.56%) Management Information System
3 10 (6.21%) NHS
4 8 (4.97%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.73%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (3.11%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.48%) Equities
8 2 (1.24%) CMDB
8 2 (1.24%) Digital Media
8 2 (1.24%) User Experience
8 2 (1.24%) Wiki
9 1 (0.62%) AS400
9 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.62%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.62%) FMCG
9 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.62%) Optoelectronics
9 1 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.62%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.15%) Windows
2 5 (3.11%) Windows 10
3 4 (2.48%) Linux
4 3 (1.86%) Unix
4 3 (1.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.86%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.24%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.62%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (19.25%) Project Management
2 24 (14.91%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (8.07%) PRINCE2
6 12 (7.45%) Migration
7 11 (6.83%) Data Analysis
7 11 (6.83%) ETL
7 11 (6.83%) Test Scripting
8 10 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (6.21%) Change Management
8 10 (6.21%) Data Migration
8 10 (6.21%) Programme Management
9 9 (5.59%) Waterfall
10 8 (4.97%) SDLC
10 8 (4.97%) Test Strategy
10 8 (4.97%) Time Management
11 7 (4.35%) Configuration Management
11 7 (4.35%) Data Modelling
11 7 (4.35%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 31 (19.25%) SQL
2 8 (4.97%) C
2 8 (4.97%) Java
2 8 (4.97%) PL/SQL
2 8 (4.97%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.11%) VB
3 5 (3.11%) VBA
4 4 (2.48%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.86%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.24%) C#
6 2 (1.24%) Go
6 2 (1.24%) MATLAB
6 2 (1.24%) Python
7 1 (0.62%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (11.80%) Degree
2 18 (11.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.21%) SC Cleared
4 5 (3.11%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.48%) ISEB
5 4 (2.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.86%) DBS Check
7 2 (1.24%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.62%) ACCA
8 1 (0.62%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.62%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.62%) CIMA
8 1 (0.62%) HNC
8 1 (0.62%) HND
8 1 (0.62%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) QA
2 10 (6.21%) PMO
3 5 (3.11%) Data Quality
3 5 (3.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (2.48%) GDPR
5 2 (1.24%) SLA
6 1 (0.62%) COSHH
6 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.62%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.62%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (3.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) Ansible
1 5 (3.11%) Terraform
2 3 (1.86%) HP ALM
2 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.24%) OpenView
3 2 (1.24%) OVSD
3 2 (1.24%) SCCM
4 1 (0.62%) Kibana
4 1 (0.62%) SCOM
Vendors
1 85 (52.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.18%) Oracle
3 13 (8.07%) SAP
4 6 (3.73%) HP
5 3 (1.86%) Sage
5 3 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.24%) Altiris
6 2 (1.24%) BMC
6 2 (1.24%) Citrix
6 2 (1.24%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.24%) VMware
6 2 (1.24%) webMethods
7 1 (0.62%) BT
7 1 (0.62%) EMC
7 1 (0.62%) Facebook
7 1 (0.62%) Huawei
7 1 (0.62%) IFS
7 1 (0.62%) Siemens
7 1 (0.62%) Tableau
7 1 (0.62%) Workday