Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 June 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 50 47
Rank change year-on-year +7 -3 -10
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 10 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.15% 2.60% 4.08%
As % of the Applications category 16.13% 37.84% 47.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 29
Kent median daily rate £400 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +12.00% -3.10%
10th Percentile £340 £143 £175
90th Percentile £675 £433 £525
South East median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £14.00
South East median hourly rate £14.22 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.29% - +3.33%

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 Kent with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 62 37 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.33% 6.86% 8.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 25 46
Kent median daily rate £313 £318 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.57% +12.39% +41.25%
10th Percentile £139 £120 £166
90th Percentile £528 £436 £488
South East median daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Kent median hourly rate £39.81 £14.00 £20.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +184.32% -32.79% +59.19%
10th Percentile £22.38 £13.50 £14.57
90th Percentile £41.93 £14.50 £50.17
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year +10.00% -5.51% +9.48%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Kent

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Kent

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Kent over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Kent

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Kent

Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 June 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
Maidstone - 3 £400 - 1
West Malling - 1 - -
Chatham - 1 £400 - 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

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

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Advertising
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (30.00%) ETL
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (30.00%) SSDT
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Google
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (30.00%) SSDT
4 1 (10.00%) Power BI
4 1 (10.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SAP BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Tableau Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) CSS3
1 1 (10.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Data Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (10.00%) Process Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Capita
2 1 (10.00%) Facebook
2 1 (10.00%) Google
2 1 (10.00%) SAP
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
2 1 (10.00%) Telerik