The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank 12 14 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 6.86% 7.74% 4.97%
As % of the Applications category 63.64% 68.42% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £132 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £588 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -55.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS 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 Luton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 19 12
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 10.78% 11.31% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 10
Median daily rate £323 £356 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.47% +35.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £588 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -53.84%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Luton

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Luton.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Luton

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Luton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Luton

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Luton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Luton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Luton region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) OLAP
5 2 (18.18%) OLTP
5 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Lotus
5 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) ETL
5 2 (18.18%) SMTP
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) DNS
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
5 2 (18.18%) MS Access
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) DHCP
1 2 (18.18%) DNS
1 2 (18.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Mart
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (18.18%) MS Access
1 2 (18.18%) OLAP
1 2 (18.18%) OLTP
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle ODI
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) IT Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Supplier Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Collaboration Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Data Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Governance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) IT Governance Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Messaging Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Business Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Change Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows 2000 Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Dell
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Lotus
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) SAP