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 3 months to 24 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 39 41
Rank change year-on-year -21 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 74 105 137
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.22% 4.14% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 32.74% 31.91% 37.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 60 55
Median daily rate £325 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 16
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +103.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.22 £17.05 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £42.15 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

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

Contract Software Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 226 329 362
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 9.83% 12.98% 11.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 140 144
Median daily rate £360 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 90 89
Median hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.51% +13.79%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £10.00 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 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
Hertfordshire -12 23 £244 -35.00% 14
Bedfordshire +7 19 £360 +38.46% 5
Essex -34 16 £450 +50.00% 3
Cambridgeshire -6 11 £275 +14.58% 5
Norfolk +2 5 £185 -53.75% 2
Suffolk +15 3 £150 -57.14% 4
East Anglia - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 81 (49.39%) Microsoft
2 71 (43.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 70 (42.68%) Microsoft Office
4 39 (23.78%) Project Management
5 38 (23.17%) MS Visio
6 36 (21.95%) Finance
7 27 (16.46%) ITIL
7 27 (16.46%) SQL
8 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
9 23 (14.02%) SharePoint
10 22 (13.41%) Microsoft Project
11 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
11 18 (10.98%) ITSM
12 17 (10.37%) Windows
13 16 (9.76%) Data Analysis
13 16 (9.76%) PMO
14 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.54%) Service Management
15 14 (8.54%) Oracle
16 13 (7.93%) VBA
16 13 (7.93%) Change Management
16 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
16 13 (7.93%) Data Management
16 13 (7.93%) Degree
17 12 (7.32%) Migration
17 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
18 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
18 11 (6.71%) ERP
18 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
19 10 (6.10%) JIRA

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 23 (14.02%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (1.83%) CMS
2 3 (1.83%) MS Project Server
2 3 (1.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.22%) Confluence
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.61%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 71 (43.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 70 (42.68%) Microsoft Office
3 38 (23.17%) MS Visio
4 22 (13.41%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (4.88%) AutoCAD
6 5 (3.05%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (2.44%) InfoPath
8 2 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.22%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.61%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.61%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Google Drive
1 4 (2.44%) Office 365
2 2 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) G Suite
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.61%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.66%) Internet
2 3 (1.83%) DHCP
2 3 (1.83%) DNS
2 3 (1.83%) VoIP
2 3 (1.83%) WebEx
3 1 (0.61%) 2G
3 1 (0.61%) 4G
3 1 (0.61%) IMAP
3 1 (0.61%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.61%) Skype
3 1 (0.61%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) MS Access
2 5 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.05%) QlikView
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.83%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.83%) GIS
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.22%) Big Data
4 2 (1.22%) Looker
4 2 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.22%) Power BI
4 2 (1.22%) Star Schema
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) OLTP
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 10 (6.10%) JIRA
2 2 (1.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (1.22%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.61%) Selenium
General
1 36 (21.95%) Finance
2 18 (10.98%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.93%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.88%) Retail
5 7 (4.27%) Automotive
6 4 (2.44%) Billing
6 4 (2.44%) Legal
6 4 (2.44%) Marketing
7 3 (1.83%) Banking
7 3 (1.83%) German Language
8 2 (1.22%) Back Office
8 2 (1.22%) French Language
8 2 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.61%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.61%) Law
9 1 (0.61%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.61%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (41.46%) Analyst
2 12 (7.32%) Data Analyst
3 11 (6.71%) Business Analyst
4 10 (6.10%) Administrator
4 10 (6.10%) IT Engineer
5 9 (5.49%) Facilities Engineer
6 8 (4.88%) IT Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) IT Manager
6 8 (4.88%) Project Analyst
6 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
6 8 (4.88%) Report Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (3.66%) Excel Analyst
7 6 (3.66%) IT Support
7 6 (3.66%) Project Administrator
8 5 (3.05%) Developer
8 5 (3.05%) Supplier Manager
8 5 (3.05%) Support Analyst
9 4 (2.44%) ETL Developer
9 4 (2.44%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.44%) .NET
2 3 (1.83%) MDX
3 2 (1.22%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (1.22%) Middleware
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
4 1 (0.61%) J2EE
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.24%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.49%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.05%) Credit Risk
5 4 (2.44%) HTC Vive
5 4 (2.44%) Life Science
5 4 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.44%) NHS
5 4 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 4 (2.44%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.83%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.83%) iPad
6 3 (1.83%) iPhone
6 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.83%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.22%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.22%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.22%) FMCG
7 2 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.37%) Windows
2 7 (4.27%) Android
2 7 (4.27%) Windows 10
2 7 (4.27%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.44%) Linux
5 3 (1.83%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.78%) Project Management
2 27 (16.46%) ITIL
3 18 (10.98%) ITSM
4 16 (9.76%) Data Analysis
5 15 (9.15%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (8.54%) Service Management
7 13 (7.93%) Change Management
7 13 (7.93%) Data Management
8 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (7.32%) Migration
9 11 (6.71%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (6.71%) ERP
10 10 (6.10%) PRINCE2
10 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
10 10 (6.10%) Supplier Management
11 9 (5.49%) Hardware Maintenance
11 9 (5.49%) Incident Management
12 8 (4.88%) Analytics
13 7 (4.27%) SDLC
13 7 (4.27%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) SQL
2 13 (7.93%) VBA
3 4 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 4 (2.44%) VB
3 4 (2.44%) VBScript
4 3 (1.83%) C#
4 3 (1.83%) MATLAB
4 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.22%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.61%) COBOL
6 1 (0.61%) Java
6 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.61%) MapBasic
6 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (7.93%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.44%) ACCA
4 4 (2.44%) CIMA
5 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
5 3 (1.83%) PMP
6 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.22%) Postgraduate
6 2 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.61%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) PMO
2 7 (4.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.61%) MiFID
4 1 (0.61%) P3O
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 11 (6.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) SCCM
2 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 81 (49.39%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.54%) Oracle
3 9 (5.49%) SAP
4 8 (4.88%) Google
5 7 (4.27%) Apple
5 7 (4.27%) Planview
6 6 (3.66%) Tableau
7 3 (1.83%) BMC
7 3 (1.83%) IBM
7 3 (1.83%) MobileIron
7 3 (1.83%) Remedy
8 2 (1.22%) Ariba
8 2 (1.22%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.22%) Autodesk
8 2 (1.22%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (1.22%) Huawei
8 2 (1.22%) iManage
8 2 (1.22%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.22%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.22%) WSO2
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