Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 57 25
Rank change year-on-year +15 -32 +15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 12 8 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.75% 1.52% 5.81%
As % of the Applications category 20.00% 22.86% 56.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 33
Kent median daily rate £400 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% -6.43% +21.74%
10th Percentile £156 £213 £167
90th Percentile £668 £554 £520
South East median daily rate £375 £313 £325
% change year-on-year +20.00% -3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Kent median hourly rate - - £14.00
South East median hourly rate £12.75 £15.75 £16.00
% change year-on-year -19.05% -1.56% +18.52%

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 60 35 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 13.73% 6.64% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 23 45
Kent median daily rate £323 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.52% -1.43% +33.33%
10th Percentile £143 £162 £130
90th Percentile £512 £487 £491
South East median daily rate £375 £340 £320
% change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 5
Kent median hourly rate £35.00 - £14.45
10th Percentile £21.25 - £11.80
90th Percentile £44.70 - £42.83
South East median hourly rate £14.00 £15.29 £15.25
% change year-on-year -8.41% +0.23% +1.67%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 - 5 £190 - 2
West Malling - 1 - - 1
Chatham - 1 £400 -
Folkestone - 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (66.67%) MS Visio
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) Advertising
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (25.00%) Remedy
6 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) C#
6 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
6 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) SSDT
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
7 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project

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 (8.33%) Confluence
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 6 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (25.00%) SSDT
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Lumira
3 1 (8.33%) Power BI
3 1 (8.33%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 6 (50.00%) Advertising
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Database Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Database Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 2 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Finance Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Lean Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Regulatory Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) SQL BI Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps
2 3 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (16.67%) Project Governance
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) CRM
4 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
4 1 (8.33%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma Black Belt
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 3 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Tableau
3 1 (8.33%) VMware