Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 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
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 54 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 185 169 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 4.20% 3.92% 3.44%
As % of the Applications category 38.78% 36.27% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 105 80
East of England median daily rate £298 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.83% -14.29% +27.27%
10th Percentile £121 £136 £164
90th Percentile £488 £475 £441
England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 24
East of England median hourly rate £19.75 £24.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.71% +60.00% -
10th Percentile £10.76 £13.35 £9.00
90th Percentile £46.25 £39.80 £27.00
England median hourly rate £19.50 £17.89 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.03% +11.78% -1.54%

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 477 466 560
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.83% 10.81% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 245 235
East of England median daily rate £325 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.15% -3.13% +21.82%
10th Percentile £124 £129 £130
90th Percentile £530 £513 £488
England median daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 68 151
East of England median hourly rate £14.55 £19.45 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.19% +17.88% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.23 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £35.70 £52.61 £32.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.09
% change year-on-year +3.13% -0.56% +7.27%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +14 73 £225 -10.00% 18
Cambridgeshire +15 50 £463 +54.17% 16
Essex -15 26 £350 +25.00% 16
Bedfordshire -6 25 £273 -24.31% 4
Norfolk +2 6 £238 +28.38% 3
Suffolk -8 6 £350 +69.70% 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 105 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 76 (41.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 73 (39.46%) Microsoft Office
4 40 (21.62%) Project Management
5 31 (16.76%) Finance
6 28 (15.14%) SQL
7 26 (14.05%) MS Visio
7 26 (14.05%) Degree
8 23 (12.43%) Windows
8 23 (12.43%) Change Management
9 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (11.89%) Customer Requirements
10 21 (11.35%) Process Improvement
10 21 (11.35%) Migration
10 21 (11.35%) ITIL
11 20 (10.81%) Data Management
11 20 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
12 19 (10.27%) Data Analysis
12 19 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (10.27%) Programme Management
12 19 (10.27%) C
13 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
13 18 (9.73%) CMDB
13 18 (9.73%) Spreadsheet
14 17 (9.19%) Self-Motivation
14 17 (9.19%) Management Information System
14 17 (9.19%) SharePoint
15 16 (8.65%) PDM
15 16 (8.65%) Information Management
16 15 (8.11%) Active Directory

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 (9.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.16%) Apache
2 4 (2.16%) Confluence
2 4 (2.16%) IIS
2 4 (2.16%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.08%) Jupyter
4 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (41.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 73 (39.46%) Microsoft Office
3 26 (14.05%) MS Visio
4 18 (9.73%) Spreadsheet
5 15 (8.11%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.08%) AutoCAD
6 2 (1.08%) SPSS
6 2 (1.08%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.54%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.54%) Primavera
3 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (4.86%) Office 365
3 7 (3.78%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.16%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.24%) Firewall
2 5 (2.70%) Skype
3 4 (2.16%) Internet
3 4 (2.16%) VLAN
4 3 (1.62%) VPN
5 2 (1.08%) BGP
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.08%) HTTP
5 2 (1.08%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.08%) IPsec
5 2 (1.08%) Multicast
5 2 (1.08%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.08%) RTCP
5 2 (1.08%) RTP
5 2 (1.08%) SMS
5 2 (1.08%) SNMP
5 2 (1.08%) TACACS
5 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.78%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.24%) MySQL
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.16%) MS Access
5 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.62%) Power BI
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.08%) DB2
7 2 (1.08%) Looker
7 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.08%) OLAP
7 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.08%) SSDT
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.54%) Data Mart
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (4.32%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) SoapUI
2 2 (1.08%) Toad
3 1 (0.54%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.54%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.54%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.54%) Selenium
3 1 (0.54%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (16.76%) Finance
2 14 (7.57%) Military
3 12 (6.49%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.32%) Mandarin Language
5 7 (3.78%) French Language
6 6 (3.24%) Portuguese Language
6 6 (3.24%) Spanish Language
7 4 (2.16%) Automotive
7 4 (2.16%) Billing
7 4 (2.16%) Legal
7 4 (2.16%) Retail
8 3 (1.62%) Banking
8 3 (1.62%) Marketing
9 2 (1.08%) Law
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
9 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.54%) Electronics
10 1 (0.54%) Games
10 1 (0.54%) Local Government
10 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 72 (38.92%) Analyst
2 34 (18.38%) Data Analyst
3 25 (13.51%) Coordinator
4 22 (11.89%) Project Coordinator
5 18 (9.73%) Configuration Analyst
6 16 (8.65%) Administrator
7 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
8 14 (7.57%) Configuration Management Analyst
9 12 (6.49%) Desktop Support
10 10 (5.41%) Project Administrator
10 10 (5.41%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.32%) Developer
12 7 (3.78%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (3.78%) Consultant
13 6 (3.24%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 6 (3.24%) Azure Consultant
13 6 (3.24%) Data Administrator
13 6 (3.24%) Support Engineer
14 5 (2.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 5 (2.70%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.08%) CSS
1 2 (1.08%) HTML
1 2 (1.08%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (1.08%) XML
2 1 (0.54%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) J2EE
2 1 (0.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.73%) CMDB
3 17 (9.19%) Management Information System
3 17 (9.19%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.70%) Infotainment
5 4 (2.16%) BYOD
5 4 (2.16%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.16%) iPhone
5 4 (2.16%) Private Cloud
6 3 (1.62%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.08%) PMI
7 2 (1.08%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.54%) FMCG
8 1 (0.54%) iPad
8 1 (0.54%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.43%) Windows
2 7 (3.78%) Windows 10
3 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.70%) Android
4 5 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 4 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.16%) Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.16%) Unix
5 4 (2.16%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Project Management
2 23 (12.43%) Change Management
3 22 (11.89%) Customer Requirements
4 21 (11.35%) ITIL
4 21 (11.35%) Migration
4 21 (11.35%) Process Improvement
5 20 (10.81%) Data Management
5 20 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 19 (10.27%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (10.27%) Data Analysis
6 19 (10.27%) Programme Management
7 16 (8.65%) Information Management
7 16 (8.65%) PDM
8 15 (8.11%) Data Protection
9 14 (7.57%) Configuration Management
9 14 (7.57%) Project Planning
10 13 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (6.49%) Data Entry
12 11 (5.95%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.14%) SQL
2 19 (10.27%) C
3 13 (7.03%) VBA
4 9 (4.86%) Java
5 5 (2.70%) Python
6 4 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.62%) C#
7 3 (1.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.08%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.08%) PHP
8 2 (1.08%) R
8 2 (1.08%) VB
9 1 (0.54%) Go
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) VB6
9 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (14.05%) Degree
2 6 (3.24%) PMP
2 6 (3.24%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.62%) ISEB
5 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.08%) CCNA
6 2 (1.08%) CCNP
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.54%) ACCA
7 1 (0.54%) CIMA
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.57%) Def Stans
1 14 (7.57%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.32%) SLA
3 6 (3.24%) GDPR
3 6 (3.24%) PMO
4 4 (2.16%) QA
5 3 (1.62%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.16%) SCCM
2 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.57%) Oracle
2 14 (7.57%) SAP
3 10 (5.41%) Citrix
4 9 (4.86%) VMware
5 5 (2.70%) Cognos
5 5 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.70%) Tableau
6 4 (2.16%) BMC
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.62%) Google
7 3 (1.62%) HP
7 3 (1.62%) IBM
8 2 (1.08%) Adobe
8 2 (1.08%) Altiris
8 2 (1.08%) Atlassian
8 2 (1.08%) Cisco
8 2 (1.08%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (1.08%) Northgate
8 2 (1.08%) webMethods