Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 44 51
Rank change year-on-year -31 +7 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 159 202 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.07% 4.18% 3.63%
As % of the Applications category 30.23% 36.86% 32.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 114 85
East of England median daily rate £308 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.38% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £125 £152 £130
90th Percentile £546 £450 £515
England median daily rate £370 £350 £369
% change year-on-year +5.71% -5.15% +5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 40
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.91% +50.94% -33.75%
10th Percentile £13.25 £11.73 £9.23
90th Percentile £32.13 £43.75 £34.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +7.80% +10.16% -

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 526 548 655
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 10.16% 11.33% 11.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 256 263
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -2.34% +6.67%
10th Percentile £125 £133 £126
90th Percentile £538 £475 £480
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 127 174
East of England median hourly rate £15.75 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £10.42 £10.65 £9.52
90th Percentile £31.00 £51.25 £38.38
England median hourly rate £15.53 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -5.91% +4.76% +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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -5 76 £203 -46.00% 11
Cambridgeshire -11 29 £325 +4.00% 9
Essex -57 20 £519 +50.91% 3
Bedfordshire -6 18 £370 +148.74% 1
Suffolk +17 13 £385 -3.75% 5
East Anglia - 2 £500 -
Norfolk -7 1 £450 +104.55% 4
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 86 (54.09%) Microsoft Office
2 63 (39.62%) Microsoft
3 56 (35.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 36 (22.64%) Finance
4 36 (22.64%) Project Management
5 31 (19.50%) SharePoint
6 26 (16.35%) MS Visio
7 25 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
8 23 (14.47%) PMO
9 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Project
9 21 (13.21%) Change Management
10 19 (11.95%) ITIL
11 18 (11.32%) SQL
12 16 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
14 14 (8.81%) Internet
14 14 (8.81%) Information Security
15 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
16 11 (6.92%) Programme Management
16 11 (6.92%) Time Management
16 11 (6.92%) Analytics
17 10 (6.29%) QA
17 10 (6.29%) Workflow
17 10 (6.29%) Migration
17 10 (6.29%) Banking
17 10 (6.29%) Retail
17 10 (6.29%) Project Planning
17 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
17 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
17 10 (6.29%) SAP

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 31 (19.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (3.14%) CMS
3 4 (2.52%) Confluence
4 2 (1.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 86 (54.09%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (35.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 26 (16.35%) MS Visio
4 21 (13.21%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (3.14%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.63%) InDesign
7 1 (0.63%) PaintShop Pro
7 1 (0.63%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.63%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 6 (3.77%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (0.63%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.63%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) Office 365
2 2 (1.26%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.63%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.81%) Internet
2 3 (1.89%) Wireless
3 2 (1.26%) IPsec
3 2 (1.26%) SSL
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.63%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.63%) Firewall
4 1 (0.63%) LAN
4 1 (0.63%) SAN
4 1 (0.63%) Skype
4 1 (0.63%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.63%) VPN
4 1 (0.63%) WAN
4 1 (0.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.14%) MS Access
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.89%) DTS
4 3 (1.89%) MySQL
5 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.26%) Power BI
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.77%) JIRA
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
3 1 (0.63%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (22.64%) Finance
2 10 (6.29%) Banking
2 10 (6.29%) Retail
3 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.03%) Law
5 7 (4.40%) Marketing
6 4 (2.52%) Billing
7 3 (1.89%) Games
7 3 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.89%) Military
7 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.26%) Legal
8 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.63%) Automotive
9 1 (0.63%) French Language
9 1 (0.63%) German Language
9 1 (0.63%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (39.62%) Analyst
2 18 (11.32%) Data Analyst
3 15 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 14 (8.81%) Coordinator
4 14 (8.81%) Project Coordinator
5 12 (7.55%) Administrator
6 10 (6.29%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.03%) Project Administrator
8 7 (4.40%) Developer
8 7 (4.40%) IT Manager
8 7 (4.40%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (4.40%) PMO Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Project Analyst
8 7 (4.40%) Support Analyst
9 6 (3.77%) Microsoft Engineer
9 6 (3.77%) Office 365 Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Content Editor
10 5 (3.14%) Digital Content Editor
10 5 (3.14%) Digital Editor
11 4 (2.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.03%) HTML
2 5 (3.14%) CSS
3 2 (1.26%) .NET
4 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.63%) HTML5
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (0.63%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.63%) Web Services
4 1 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.66%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.14%) User Experience
4 4 (2.52%) CMDB
4 4 (2.52%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.89%) Life Science
5 3 (1.89%) PMI
6 2 (1.26%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.26%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.26%) NHS
6 2 (1.26%) PKI
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.03%) Windows
2 3 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.63%) AIX
3 1 (0.63%) Linux
3 1 (0.63%) Solaris
3 1 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.64%) Project Management
2 21 (13.21%) Change Management
3 19 (11.95%) ITIL
4 16 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.43%) Data Analysis
6 14 (8.81%) Information Security
7 13 (8.18%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.92%) Analytics
8 11 (6.92%) Programme Management
8 11 (6.92%) Time Management
9 10 (6.29%) Migration
9 10 (6.29%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.29%) Project Planning
9 10 (6.29%) Workflow
10 9 (5.66%) Data Management
10 9 (5.66%) Programme Delivery
11 8 (5.03%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (5.03%) Business Analysis
11 8 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.40%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.32%) SQL
2 8 (5.03%) VBA
3 3 (1.89%) C
3 3 (1.89%) C#
3 3 (1.89%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.26%) Java
4 2 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.26%) Python
4 2 (1.26%) R
4 2 (1.26%) VBScript
5 1 (0.63%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.63%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 1 (0.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.63%) PHP
5 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (4.40%) Degree
2 5 (3.14%) ISTQB
2 5 (3.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.52%) ISEB
3 4 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (2.52%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.26%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) CCNA
5 1 (0.63%) CCNP
5 1 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.63%) MCSE
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.47%) PMO
2 10 (6.29%) QA
3 9 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (4.40%) SLA
5 6 (3.77%) ISO 9001
6 5 (3.14%) Def Stans
7 4 (2.52%) GDPR
8 3 (1.89%) Data Quality
8 3 (1.89%) ISO 9000
9 2 (1.26%) FIPS 140-2
10 1 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 63 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.29%) SAP
3 7 (4.40%) Adobe
3 7 (4.40%) HP
3 7 (4.40%) McAfee
4 6 (3.77%) Oracle
5 4 (2.52%) PayPal
6 3 (1.89%) Ariba
6 3 (1.89%) Huawei
6 3 (1.89%) iManage
6 3 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.26%) Apple
7 2 (1.26%) Cisco
7 2 (1.26%) Gemalto
7 2 (1.26%) Planview
7 2 (1.26%) Remedy
7 2 (1.26%) Teradata
7 2 (1.26%) Thales
7 2 (1.26%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) 3PAR