Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 23 45
Rank change year-on-year -35 +22 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.32% 5.99% 2.89%
As % of the Applications category 21.21% 48.39% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 32 10
Kent median daily rate £228 £335 £299
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.09% +12.13% +22.56%
10th Percentile £211 £163 £184
90th Percentile £556 £523 £391
South East median daily rate £300 £305 £325
% change year-on-year -1.64% -6.15% +12.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Kent median hourly rate - £14.00 -
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% +29.63% -

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 33 62 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 6.20% 12.38% 8.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 52 33
Kent median daily rate £310 £325 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +30.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £130 £135 £95
90th Percentile £480 £499 £438
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Kent median hourly rate - £16.73 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.40% +126.11%
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.10
% change year-on-year -6.06% +9.27% +5.74%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 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
Dartford +1 3 £223 +71.15% 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 Kent region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (14.29%) Line Management
5 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
5 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
5 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
5 1 (14.29%) Swim Lanes
5 1 (14.29%) PSD2
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) iSeries
5 1 (14.29%) Big Data
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) CRM

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 (14.29%) SAS
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Discoverer
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Auditor
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
2 1 (14.29%) iSeries
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OpenVMS
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) IT Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PSD2
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cognos
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle