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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -12 +8  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.57% 4.50% 3.30%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 51.72% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 2
Median daily rate £405 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £250 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft 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 12 29 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 4.71% 8.71% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 21 12
Median daily rate £253 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.66% +17.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £200 £86
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £494 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.47%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £17.42 £13.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +27.39%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) Google Tag Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) MS Access
3 3 (21.43%) HTTP
3 3 (21.43%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Data Management
3 3 (21.43%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
4 2 (14.29%) Tealeaf

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 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) HTTP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Advertising
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (7.14%) Military
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Data Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) IT Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Auditor
3 1 (7.14%) Web Analytics Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Digital Media
1 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
1 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Cybercrime
2 1 (7.14%) iSeries
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
2 3 (21.43%) Data Management
2 3 (21.43%) Web Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Behavioural Targeting
3 2 (14.29%) CRM
3 2 (14.29%) Data Governance
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Multivariate Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Tag Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
4 1 (7.14%) Communications Security
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Insight
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.14%) Security Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Service Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Adobe
1 3 (21.43%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Tealeaf
3 1 (7.14%) Cognos
3 1 (7.14%) Omniture
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Remedy
3 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
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