Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 16 51
Rank change year-on-year -60 +35 -1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 21 75 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.65% 8.53% 3.52%
As % of the Applications category 33.87% 40.76% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 36 19
Essex median daily rate £519 £344 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.91% +37.50% -16.67%
10th Percentile £131 £230 £119
90th Percentile £598 £463 £490
East of England median daily rate £313 £325 £300
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 12
Essex median hourly rate £25.52 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.06% -10.71% -17.34%
10th Percentile £16.59 £19.78 £15.73
90th Percentile £31.88 £40.78 £38.15
East of England median hourly rate £17.42 £20.00 £13.25
% change year-on-year -12.91% +50.94% -33.75%

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 62 184 153
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 7.84% 20.93% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 86 58
Essex median daily rate £300 £313 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +11.63%
10th Percentile £129 £225 £122
90th Percentile £589 £475 £472
East of England median daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 70 65
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.08 £15.75 £15.16
90th Percentile £35.35 £38.83 £41.14
East of England median hourly rate £15.38 £16.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year -6.79% +11.86% -10.61%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Witham - 7 £550 -
Brentwood -16 3 £215 -17.31%
Harlow +3 1 - -
Basildon +2 1 £488 +103.13% 1
Microsoft Excel
East of England

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

1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (33.33%) Wealth Management
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 5 (23.81%) Change Management
5 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (14.29%) PMO
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) JIRA
7 2 (9.52%) MS Access
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
7 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
8 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) Work Breakdown Structure
8 1 (4.76%) ANOVA
8 1 (4.76%) Data Flow Diagram
8 1 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
8 1 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
8 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
8 1 (4.76%) Windows 7

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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (4.76%) JIRA Agile
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Audit Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Compliance Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Compliance Business Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Compliance Specialist
3 4 (19.05%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 3 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (9.52%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Audit Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Compliance Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Assistant
6 1 (4.76%) PMO Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
1 1 (4.76%) NHS
1 1 (4.76%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Wealth Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Change Management
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
4 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
4 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.76%) ANOVA
5 1 (4.76%) Budget Control
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.76%) Data Flow Diagram
5 1 (4.76%) Earned Value Management
5 1 (4.76%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Information Management
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Def Stans
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco