Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 19 February 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 > West Sussex
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 72 37
Rank change year-on-year +6 -35 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 28 19 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.60% 1.86% 4.16%
As % of the Applications category 30.11% 20.00% 28.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 33
West Sussex median daily rate £304 £403 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +23.85% -16.13%
10th Percentile £231 £244 £214
90th Percentile £400 £524 £400
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £333
% change year-on-year -7.69% -2.26% +7.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - £9.50 £10.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.31% -65.08%
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £14.44 £12.50
% change year-on-year +24.68% +15.50% -13.79%

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 West Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 93 95 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.65% 9.31% 14.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 55 107
West Sussex median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £161 £178 £210
90th Percentile £525 £445 £520
South East median daily rate £340 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +3.03% +1.54% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 15 25
West Sussex median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +48.94% +46.88%
10th Percentile £16.20 £9.50 £11.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.60 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £16.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.67% - +3.45%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in West Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in West Sussex over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in West Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Sussex

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Crawley -2 7 £400 +27.49% 3
Gatwick - 5 £325 - 1
East Grinstead +1 4 £290 -27.95%
Horsham - 3 - -
Worthing -12 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (35.71%) Tableau
3 10 (35.71%) Analytics
4 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (25.00%) SAP
5 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (21.43%) VBA
6 6 (21.43%) Data Mining
6 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (21.43%) Big Data
6 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
7 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
7 5 (17.86%) ISEB
7 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (17.86%) Project Management
7 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
8 4 (14.29%) ETL
8 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
8 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) QA
9 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) Skype
1 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (21.43%) Big Data
3 6 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
3 6 (21.43%) Data Mining
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.14%) Power BI
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) JIRA
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Business Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Data Insight Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Insight Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Insight Data Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Test Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analytics Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Project Support Coordinator
6 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) EDI
2 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Virtual Team
3 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Unix
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (35.71%) Analytics
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (21.43%) Visualisation
5 5 (17.86%) Data Modelling
5 5 (17.86%) Manual Testing
5 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) Business Analytics
6 4 (14.29%) ETL
6 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Logical Data Model
7 3 (10.71%) People Management
7 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Physical Data Model
7 3 (10.71%) PRINCE
7 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) VBA
3 3 (10.71%) ABAP
3 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.71%) PMO
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) GAMP
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Tableau
2 7 (25.00%) SAP
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods