The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 April 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
South East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 43 29
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex 3.49% 0.29% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% 3.70% 39.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 11
Median daily rate £188 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.81% -31.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.57% -15.15%  

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 East Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 27 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 7.36% 7.78% 10.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 25
Median daily rate £200 £230 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% -42.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £288 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £21.00 £39.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +151.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex 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 East Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in East Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in East Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in East Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in East Sussex over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in East Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in East Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in East Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Brighton +11 7 £163 -40.90%
Eastbourne - 1 £275 - 1
Hove - 1 £200 -
Lewes - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Power BI
3 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (21.43%) Marketing
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (14.29%) PMO
6 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
7 1 (7.14%) SAS
7 1 (7.14%) VBA
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
7 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
7 1 (7.14%) User Experience
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (7.14%) Banking

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Power BI
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (7.14%) Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Commercial Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Insight Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Programme Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PMO
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft