The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 17 13 11
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Guildford 4.58% 9.46% 9.72%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 56.00% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 14
Median daily rate £475 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.66% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £546 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS 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 Guildford with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Guildford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 20 25 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 15.27% 16.89% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 26
Median daily rate £475 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.15% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £212 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £570 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Guildford

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Guildford

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Guildford

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Guildford over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Guildford

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Guildford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 4 (28.57%) Huawei
5 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) Coaching
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (21.43%) LTE
5 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
5 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (21.43%) Samsung
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) 3G
5 3 (21.43%) 2G
5 3 (21.43%) Legal
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
5 3 (21.43%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 12 (85.71%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) 2G
1 3 (21.43%) 3G
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) LTE
1 3 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
1 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) SNMP
2 2 (14.29%) Telnet
3 1 (7.14%) ATM
3 1 (7.14%) GPRS
3 1 (7.14%) GSM
3 1 (7.14%) HSPA
3 1 (7.14%) VoLTE
3 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Change Management
4 2 (14.29%) Dependency Management
4 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ETL
5 1 (7.14%) eTOM
5 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) Service Management
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) C++
1 2 (14.29%) Perl
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) PMO
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Huawei
3 3 (21.43%) Ericsson
3 3 (21.43%) Greenplum
3 3 (21.43%) Nokia Networks
3 3 (21.43%) Samsung
3 3 (21.43%) SAP
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) Nortel
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (7.14%) BT
5 1 (7.14%) Mapinfo
5 1 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (7.14%) Pega