Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 69 69
Rank change year-on-year -2 0 -12
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 33 25 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.87% 2.39% 1.87%
As % of the Applications category 34.74% 23.36% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 19 17
West Sussex median daily rate £390 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £192 £125 £185
90th Percentile £498 £400 £420
South East median daily rate £365 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +21.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Sussex median hourly rate - - £14.50
South East median hourly rate £12.88 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -24.26% +3.03% +22.22%

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 95 107 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 8.27% 10.22% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 65 73
West Sussex median daily rate £363 £313 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -14.38% -2.67%
10th Percentile £135 £116 £167
90th Percentile £496 £488 £438
South East median daily rate £374 £345 £320
% change year-on-year +8.26% +7.81% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 20
West Sussex median hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -48.57% +118.75%
10th Percentile £13.88 £14.38 £11.75
90th Percentile £32.00 £39.38 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year -3.23% -5.34% +9.17%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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
Worthing -7 17 £445 -
Crawley +6 8 £238 -24.60% 2
Gatwick -9 2 £400 +220.00% 1
Horsham +1 1 £400 -
East Grinstead -1 1 £390 +27.87%
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (45.45%) Oracle
4 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
5 11 (33.33%) Finance
6 10 (30.30%) Windows
6 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
6 10 (30.30%) JIRA
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (27.27%) ISEB
7 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) Service Management
8 8 (24.24%) ITSM
8 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
8 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
8 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
8 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (24.24%) Data Transformation
8 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
8 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
8 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team
9 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (21.21%) Confluence
9 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
10 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
10 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (18.18%) Java

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 7 (21.21%) Confluence
2 4 (12.12%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (30.30%) MS Visio
4 5 (15.15%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (24.24%) Oracle Database
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (3.03%) OLAP
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 8 (24.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (24.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 3 (9.09%) Gatling
3 3 (9.09%) Selenium
3 3 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 3 (9.09%) Toad
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Developer
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) MI Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) PMO Planner
7 1 (3.03%) Project Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) XML
2 3 (9.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Virtual Team
2 7 (21.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (15.15%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.03%) PMI
5 1 (3.03%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Data Transformation
2 8 (24.24%) ITSM
2 8 (24.24%) Performance Tuning
2 8 (24.24%) Service Management
2 8 (24.24%) Software Delivery
3 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
4 6 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
4 6 (18.18%) Data Modelling
5 5 (15.15%) Project Management
6 4 (12.12%) SDLC
6 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.12%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.12%) Workshop Facilitation
7 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (9.09%) Decision-Making
7 3 (9.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
3 6 (18.18%) Java
4 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VBA
6 1 (3.03%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) PMO
2 3 (9.09%) QA
3 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.03%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) webMethods
4 1 (3.03%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (3.03%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Tableau