Period
to 22 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 59 28
Rank change year-on-year +12 -31 +17
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 6 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.67% 1.50% 6.28%
As % of the Applications category 13.04% 17.39% 50.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 28
Kent median daily rate £650 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +100.00% -7.14% +12.00%
South East median daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £14.03 £17.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year -20.99% +29.09% +10.22%

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 46 46 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.78% 8.60% 12.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 32 48
Kent median daily rate £190 £200 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -41.18% +36.00%
10th Percentile £103 £108 £144
90th Percentile £638 £396 £483
South East median daily rate £367 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +8.81% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 4
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 £17.13 £16.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +104.38% +2.39% -55.40%
10th Percentile £17.60 £8.59 £12.04
90th Percentile £44.05 £35.85 £19.50
South East median hourly rate £15.10 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -5.66% +6.67% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +18 1 £190 -52.50% 1
West Malling - 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
3 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) Lumira
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Finance Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Project Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Service Management Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAP BusinessObjects (BO) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) Commercial Awareness
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Management
1 2 (33.33%) Planning and Forecasting
1 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (33.33%) Target Operating Model
1 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 2 (33.33%) Workshop Facilitation
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Benchmarking
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
2 1 (16.67%) VMware