The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 24 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
Bedfordshire / Luton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 21 18
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 4.49% 2.04% 4.20%
As % of the Applications category 87.50% 25.00% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £350 £219 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -51.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £12.00
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 Luton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Luton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8 12 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 5.13% 8.16% 11.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 11
Median daily rate £250 £220 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £136 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Median hourly rate - £41.04 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +228.28%  
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 Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Luton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Luton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Luton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Luton region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
3 5 (38.46%) Change Management
3 5 (38.46%) Supplier Management
3 5 (38.46%) Hardware Maintenance
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy
6 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
6 2 (15.38%) SLA
6 2 (15.38%) ITSM
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
6 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) Logistics
7 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Information Security
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Data Management
7 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (7.69%) NHS
7 1 (7.69%) MS Access

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (53.85%) MS Visio
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) IT Manager
1 5 (38.46%) Supplier Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Business Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Governance Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) IT Governance Manager
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Vendor Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Change Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Change Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Implementation Manager
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Performance Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Project Office Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (7.69%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Project Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) Hardware Maintenance
2 5 (38.46%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 2 (15.38%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Information Security
5 1 (7.69%) Logistics
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PMO
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) SAP