The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South East / Kent
Rank 36 33 31
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.19% 4.77% 4.18%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 52.38% 32.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 4
Median daily rate £325 £313 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -13.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £209 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £9.00
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 Kent with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 42 34
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 7.80% 9.11% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 19
Median daily rate £335 £273 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.93% +47.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £185 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £14.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Kent

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Kent over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Kent

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Kent

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Kent region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Dartford - 2 £300 -
Margate - 2 £280 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 26 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 Kent region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (44.44%) MS Office
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 10 (37.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (33.33%) MS Access
3 9 (33.33%) Analytics
4 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
4 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (29.63%) Google Tag Manager
4 8 (29.63%) Digital Media
4 8 (29.63%) Adobe
4 8 (29.63%) Google
4 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
5 7 (25.93%) Data Management
5 7 (25.93%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) HTML
5 7 (25.93%) Regular Expression
5 7 (25.93%) Data Governance
5 7 (25.93%) Tag Management
6 6 (22.22%) Behavioural Targeting
6 6 (22.22%) Multivariate Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
7 5 (18.52%) Cognos
7 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
7 5 (18.52%) Advertising
7 5 (18.52%) Marketing
7 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
8 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
8 4 (14.81%) Remedy

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 (44.44%) MS Office
2 10 (37.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (14.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
5 1 (3.70%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (7.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (29.63%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (18.52%) Advertising
1 5 (18.52%) Marketing
2 2 (7.41%) Arabic Language
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Military
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Analyst
1 5 (18.52%) Web Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Help Desk Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) IT Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Designer
3 3 (11.11%) Web Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Web Analytics Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Rollout Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Rollout Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Designer
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.93%) HTML
1 7 (25.93%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (29.63%) Digital Media
1 8 (29.63%) Mobile App
2 3 (11.11%) FMCG
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
1 6 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
2 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Analytics
2 8 (29.63%) Web Analytics
3 7 (25.93%) Data Governance
3 7 (25.93%) Data Management
3 7 (25.93%) Tag Management
4 6 (22.22%) Behavioural Targeting
4 6 (22.22%) Multivariate Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Customer Insight
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (11.11%) Typography
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
8 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (3.70%) Budgeting and Forecasting
8 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
8 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.70%) Scrum
8 1 (3.70%) SEO
8 1 (3.70%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Adobe
2 8 (29.63%) Google
3 5 (18.52%) Cognos
4 4 (14.81%) Remedy
4 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
5 3 (11.11%) Tealeaf
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Omniture
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) VMware