Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 55 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 171 149 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.67% 3.38% 3.76%
As % of the Applications category 34.97% 35.31% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 83 91
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £124 £147 £165
90th Percentile £522 £470 £525
England median daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +4.29% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 19 27
East of England median hourly rate £15.26 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.70% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £11.83 £11.49 £9.00
90th Percentile £70.50 £44.00 £26.35
England median hourly rate £19.03 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +8.74% +6.06% +6.45%

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 489 422 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.50% 9.58% 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 211 268
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +30.91%
10th Percentile £125 £130 £140
90th Percentile £575 £475 £488
England median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 88 149
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.12% - -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.44 £10.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.50 £40.50
England median hourly rate £15.57 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -2.72% +1.59% +5.00%

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +16 74 £205 -34.40% 38
Cambridgeshire +5 48 £325 +4.00% 31
Essex -23 26 £488 +77.27% 18
Bedfordshire -10 12 £360 +48.45% 6
Suffolk +2 7 £363 +3.57% 3
Norfolk -10 3 £238 +7.95% 3
East Anglia - 1 £500 -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 95 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (49.71%) Microsoft
3 68 (39.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (21.64%) Finance
5 36 (21.05%) Project Management
6 33 (19.30%) SharePoint
7 31 (18.13%) Change Management
8 29 (16.96%) ITIL
9 25 (14.62%) MS Visio
10 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
11 21 (12.28%) Data Analysis
12 17 (9.94%) Programme Management
12 17 (9.94%) Project Planning
13 16 (9.36%) Data Management
13 16 (9.36%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (8.77%) Process Improvement
14 15 (8.77%) CMDB
14 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Project
15 14 (8.19%) C
15 14 (8.19%) SQL
15 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
15 14 (8.19%) Configuration Management
15 14 (8.19%) Internet
15 14 (8.19%) Degree
15 14 (8.19%) Information Security
16 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (7.60%) Time Management
17 12 (7.02%) Windows
17 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
17 12 (7.02%) Information Management

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 33 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (2.92%) CMS
3 2 (1.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.58%) Confluence
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 95 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (39.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 25 (14.62%) MS Visio
4 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (5.85%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.92%) Photoshop
7 2 (1.17%) SPSS
8 1 (0.58%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.58%) InDesign
8 1 (0.58%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.58%) RoboHelp
8 1 (0.58%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (1.75%) ResourceLink
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.58%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.58%) Orchard Housing
3 1 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.85%) Office 365
2 3 (1.75%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.58%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) Internet
2 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.17%) IPsec
3 2 (1.17%) SMS
3 2 (1.17%) SSL
3 2 (1.17%) VPN
3 2 (1.17%) Wireless
4 1 (0.58%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) SAN
4 1 (0.58%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (2.34%) MS Access
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.17%) DB2
4 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.58%) DTS
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.58%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.58%) MySQL
5 1 (0.58%) Power BI
5 1 (0.58%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (2.34%) JIRA
2 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.58%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.58%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (21.64%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Mandarin Language
2 9 (5.26%) Military
3 8 (4.68%) Manufacturing
3 8 (4.68%) Spanish Language
4 7 (4.09%) Banking
4 7 (4.09%) French Language
4 7 (4.09%) Law
4 7 (4.09%) Marketing
4 7 (4.09%) Portuguese Language
4 7 (4.09%) Retail
5 6 (3.51%) Billing
6 5 (2.92%) Legal
7 3 (1.75%) Automotive
7 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.17%) Games
8 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 74 (43.27%) Analyst
2 28 (16.37%) Data Analyst
3 23 (13.45%) Coordinator
4 20 (11.70%) Project Coordinator
5 18 (10.53%) Administrator
6 14 (8.19%) Project Administrator
7 13 (7.60%) Configuration Analyst
7 13 (7.60%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.26%) Configuration Management Analyst
10 8 (4.68%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.09%) Office 365 Engineer
12 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Engineer
13 5 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
13 5 (2.92%) Content Editor
13 5 (2.92%) Digital Content Editor
13 5 (2.92%) Digital Editor
13 5 (2.92%) Project Analyst
14 4 (2.34%) Data Administrator
14 4 (2.34%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.92%) CSS
1 5 (2.92%) HTML
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
2 1 (0.58%) XML
2 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.77%) CMDB
3 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
4 10 (5.85%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.34%) Infotainment
7 3 (1.75%) PMI
8 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.17%) Life Science
8 2 (1.17%) PKI
8 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.58%) BYOD
9 1 (0.58%) FMCG
9 1 (0.58%) iPad
9 1 (0.58%) iPhone
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.02%) Windows
2 3 (1.75%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
3 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.58%) AIX
4 1 (0.58%) Android
4 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.58%) Linux
4 1 (0.58%) Solaris
4 1 (0.58%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (21.05%) Project Management
2 31 (18.13%) Change Management
3 29 (16.96%) ITIL
4 21 (12.28%) Data Analysis
5 17 (9.94%) Programme Management
5 17 (9.94%) Project Planning
6 16 (9.36%) Customer Requirements
6 16 (9.36%) Data Management
7 15 (8.77%) Process Improvement
8 14 (8.19%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.19%) Information Security
9 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (7.60%) Time Management
10 12 (7.02%) E-Commerce
10 12 (7.02%) Information Management
11 10 (5.85%) PDM
12 9 (5.26%) Analytics
12 9 (5.26%) Data Entry
12 9 (5.26%) Wealth Management
13 8 (4.68%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.19%) C
1 14 (8.19%) SQL
2 6 (3.51%) VBA
3 3 (1.75%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.58%) C#
5 1 (0.58%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (8.19%) Degree
2 9 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.92%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.17%) CISSP
5 2 (1.17%) MCSE
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.17%) PMP
6 1 (0.58%) ISEB
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.02%) Def Stans
2 11 (6.43%) ISO 9001
2 11 (6.43%) PMO
2 11 (6.43%) SLA
3 9 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.51%) QA
5 3 (1.75%) GDPR
5 3 (1.75%) ISO 9000
6 2 (1.17%) FIPS 140-2
7 1 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.58%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (6.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) SCCM
2 2 (1.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 85 (49.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.85%) SAP
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle
4 7 (4.09%) Adobe
4 7 (4.09%) McAfee
5 5 (2.92%) BMC
5 5 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (2.34%) HP
6 4 (2.34%) PayPal
7 3 (1.75%) Citrix
7 3 (1.75%) VMware
8 2 (1.17%) Apple
8 2 (1.17%) Cognos
8 2 (1.17%) Gemalto
8 2 (1.17%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) Thales
8 2 (1.17%) Workday
9 1 (0.58%) 3PAR
9 1 (0.58%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.58%) Talend