The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 30 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.

Microsoft Office Excel
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 37 21
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 7.20% 5.48% 7.74%
As % of the Applications category 54.29% 48.57% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 20
Median daily rate £436 £344 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.83% -10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £240 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +3.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +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 West Sussex with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 70 70 71
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 13.26% 11.29% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 35
Median daily rate £425 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% -7.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £226 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £513 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Median hourly rate £11.25 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.41% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £15.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.30 £25.00 £36.00
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 West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in West Sussex

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in West Sussex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in West Sussex

MS 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 MS Excel in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in West Sussex

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in West Sussex over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in West Sussex

MS 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 MS Excel within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley +9 15 £425 +47.82% 2
Worthing +22 8 £600 -
East Grinstead - 7 £403 -
Bognor Regis - 2 - - 1
Burgess Hill +1 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - - 2
Gatwick - 1 £501 - 1
Billingshurst - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 30 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 25 (42.37%) SQL
3 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
4 15 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (20.34%) ETL
5 12 (20.34%) MS Project
6 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
6 11 (18.64%) Finance
6 11 (18.64%) Analytics
7 9 (15.25%) Tableau
7 9 (15.25%) Windows
7 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (11.86%) Test Strategy
9 7 (11.86%) DevOps
9 7 (11.86%) MS Office
9 7 (11.86%) XML
9 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
9 7 (11.86%) Project Management
10 6 (10.17%) CRM
10 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
10 6 (10.17%) ISEB
10 6 (10.17%) SAP
10 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
10 6 (10.17%) Visualisation
10 6 (10.17%) JIRA
10 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared

MS 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 11 (18.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) Drupal
3 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.69%) CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Confluence
4 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Project
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
3 3 (5.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) LAN
2 2 (3.39%) Network Security
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.39%) WAN
3 1 (1.69%) DHCP
3 1 (1.69%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.47%) Power BI
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.69%) Lumira
6 1 (1.69%) MS Access
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.69%) Redis
6 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (10.17%) JIRA
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.69%) Gatling
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) NUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.69%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.69%) Rational Rose
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Retail
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (33.90%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Analyst
3 8 (13.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Developer
4 7 (11.86%) Tableau Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
6 5 (8.47%) Report Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Power BI Developer
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) SAP Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Drupal Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Excel Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (5.08%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) XML
2 5 (8.47%) Web Services
3 3 (5.08%) .NET
3 3 (5.08%) CSS
3 3 (5.08%) HTML
3 3 (5.08%) RESTful
4 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.39%) jQuery
5 1 (1.69%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (1.69%) CSS3
5 1 (1.69%) Google Maps API
5 1 (1.69%) HTML5
5 1 (1.69%) LINQ
5 1 (1.69%) MDX
5 1 (1.69%) OLE
5 1 (1.69%) OLE DB
5 1 (1.69%) REST
5 1 (1.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.39%) CCTV
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.69%) SCADA
4 1 (1.69%) Smart Energy
4 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 6 (10.17%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.47%) Unix
4 3 (5.08%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.69%) VMS
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (25.42%) Business Intelligence
3 12 (20.34%) ETL
4 11 (18.64%) Analytics
5 7 (11.86%) DevOps
5 7 (11.86%) Project Management
5 7 (11.86%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.17%) CRM
6 6 (10.17%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.17%) Data Visualisation
6 6 (10.17%) Test Scripting
6 6 (10.17%) Visualisation
7 5 (8.47%) Business Analytics
7 5 (8.47%) ITIL
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (8.47%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.47%) Technical Architecture
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) SQL
2 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.47%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) R
4 4 (6.78%) Java
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.08%) C#
6 2 (3.39%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.69%) C++
7 1 (1.69%) VB
7 1 (1.69%) VB6
7 1 (1.69%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) ISEB
1 6 (10.17%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (6.78%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) CCA
4 3 (5.08%) MCSD
5 2 (3.39%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.69%) ACCA
6 1 (1.69%) CIMA
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.69%) MCSA
6 1 (1.69%) MCSE
6 1 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.69%) PMP
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) GDPR
2 2 (3.39%) PMO
2 2 (3.39%) QA
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.69%) GAAP
3 1 (1.69%) IFRS
3 1 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.69%) Firmware
3 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Tableau
3 6 (10.17%) SAP
4 5 (8.47%) HP
4 5 (8.47%) Oracle
5 4 (6.78%) webMethods
6 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.39%) Juniper
7 1 (1.69%) Google
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) VMware
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago