Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 47 58
Rank change year-on-year +16 +11 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 14 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.64% 2.54% 1.28%
As % of the Applications category 31.82% 17.24% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 5
Kent median daily rate £650 £400 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% +75.82% -24.17%
10th Percentile £393 £148 £211
90th Percentile £730 £650 £498
South East median daily rate £330 £374 £300
% change year-on-year -11.76% +24.67% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Kent median hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.57% - -
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £17.48
% change year-on-year +26.92% -25.63% +2.82%

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 44 58 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 11.43% 14.72% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 29
Kent median daily rate £425 £313 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.00% +40.45% -31.54%
10th Percentile £121 £113 £103
90th Percentile £715 £638 £438
South East median daily rate £338 £374 £349
% change year-on-year -9.76% +7.16% +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 1
Kent median hourly rate £43.50 £35.00 £8.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.29% +324.24% -42.91%
10th Percentile £14.46 £16.40 £7.88
90th Percentile £55.40 £44.50 £8.63
South East median hourly rate £18.90 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +26.00% -3.23% +3.33%

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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £450 -
Dartford - 1 - - 1
Tonbridge - 1 £500 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 11 (78.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 9 (64.29%) Finance
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (28.57%) SDLC
6 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
6 4 (28.57%) Programme Governance
6 4 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
6 4 (28.57%) Legal
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
8 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (14.29%) Big Data
8 2 (14.29%) Time Management
8 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
8 2 (14.29%) Use Case
8 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
8 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
8 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 2 (14.29%) ITIL
8 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

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 3 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) Lumira
3 1 (7.14%) QlikView
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Compliance Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Compliance Project Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Transformation Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Transformation Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Compliance Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Financial Services Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Lean Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Process Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Risk Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Officer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.14%) CSS
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CMDB
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Programme Governance
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
3 4 (28.57%) Workshop Facilitation
4 3 (21.43%) Project Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) Data Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Decision-Making
5 2 (14.29%) DSDM
5 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
5 2 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) CISM
1 2 (14.29%) CISSP
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Tableau
2 1 (7.14%) Virgin Media