The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South East / Middlesex
Rank 12 12 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 6.40% 6.96% 8.70%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 55.00% 60.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
Median daily rate £375 £375 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -18.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £324 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £409 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +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 Middlesex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 20 23
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 12.80% 12.66% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 16
Median daily rate £375 £357 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.18% -13.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £440 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Median hourly rate - £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -40.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex 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 Middlesex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Middlesex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Middlesex over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Middlesex

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Middlesex

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (46.15%) Degree
3 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (23.08%) Time Management
5 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Document Management
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) Change Management
5 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
5 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
5 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 2 (15.38%) Confluence
6 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
6 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics

MS Excel
Top Related 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 2 (15.38%) Confluence
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) MS Office
1 6 (46.15%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (7.69%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) GIS
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Master Data Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Process Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Project Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Service Transition Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) System Design Authority
3 2 (15.38%) Transition Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Web Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) e-Learning
2 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
2 3 (23.08%) Document Management
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Process Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Time Management
3 2 (15.38%) Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Quality Management
3 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 3 (23.08%) DV Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) HNC
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) JSP 440
1 2 (15.38%) PMO
2 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat