The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 28 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 25 13
Rank change year-on-year +18 -12  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 9.00% 1.68% 5.95%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 23.08% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £275 £175 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.28% -55.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £159 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £308 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.12% +18.51%  

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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 15 13 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 15.00% 7.26% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 17
Median daily rate £350 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +75.00% -38.46%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £338 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Middlesex.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Middlesex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Middlesex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Middlesex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Middlesex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 8 (38.10%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
6 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
6 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
6 4 (19.05%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) PMO
7 3 (14.29%) Time Management
7 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (14.29%) Tableau
7 3 (14.29%) Data Management
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) Change Management
8 2 (9.52%) VB
8 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (9.52%) SAP
8 2 (9.52%) HNC
8 2 (9.52%) ISEB
8 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Marketing
8 2 (9.52%) JIRA
8 2 (9.52%) Resource Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Confluence
3 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (19.05%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP HR
1 1 (4.76%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) Power BI
2 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Marketing
3 1 (4.76%) German Language
3 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Service Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Master Data Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Process Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) HR Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Report Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Resource Management Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Packager
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Insight Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Report Manager
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SSIS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SSRS Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Tester
5 1 (4.76%) Workday Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) e-Learning
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
2 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Analytics
3 4 (19.05%) Demand Management
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Management
3 4 (19.05%) Process Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Management
4 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (14.29%) Time Management
5 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
5 2 (9.52%) Resource Management
5 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (4.76%) Document Management
6 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) VB
3 1 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) HNC
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Tableau
3 2 (9.52%) SAP
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) AppSense
4 1 (4.76%) Kronos
4 1 (4.76%) Teradata
4 1 (4.76%) Workday