Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 20 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 33 49
Rank change year-on-year -24 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 25 53 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 3.91% 6.58% 3.48%
As % of the Applications category 37.88% 49.07% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 17
Essex median daily rate £519 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.64% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £231 £204 £115
90th Percentile £675 £463 £460
East of England median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 7
Essex median hourly rate £23.15 £35.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.87% +34.62% -7.96%
10th Percentile £16.72 £19.80 £14.04
90th Percentile £29.47 £39.20 £28.86
East of England median hourly rate £15.26 £20.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -23.70% +33.33% -6.25%

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 Essex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 66 108 134
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 10.33% 13.42% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 61 53
Essex median daily rate £481 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.42% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £130 £188 £160
90th Percentile £629 £475 £478
East of England median daily rate £350 £300 £360
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.67% +30.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 58
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £38.21 £38.75 £40.50
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -12.12% - -

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Essex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Essex over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Essex

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 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
Witham 0 9 £550 +103.70% 2
Chelmsford +4 2 £295 -14.18% 2
Brentwood -4 2 - - 1
Basildon +6 1 £488 +2.63% 2
Harlow 0 1 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
4 10 (40.00%) Project Management
5 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
5 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 9 (36.00%) Wealth Management
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
7 7 (28.00%) Change Management
8 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
9 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (16.00%) Budget Control
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
9 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
9 4 (16.00%) ANOVA
9 4 (16.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
10 3 (12.00%) PMO
10 3 (12.00%) C
10 3 (12.00%) JIRA
11 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
11 2 (8.00%) Time Management
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (64.00%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (36.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (8.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Audit Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Compliance Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Compliance Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Controller
3 4 (16.00%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Audit Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Compliance Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Compliance Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.00%) PMO Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SPSS Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) SPSS Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) NHS
1 1 (4.00%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Project Management
2 9 (36.00%) Wealth Management
3 7 (28.00%) Change Management
4 5 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 5 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 4 (16.00%) ANOVA
5 4 (16.00%) Budget Control
5 4 (16.00%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (16.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 2 (8.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 1 (4.00%) BPMN
7 1 (4.00%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
1 4 (16.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PMO
2 1 (4.00%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle