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 3 months to 22 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 / West Sussex
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 62 48
Rank change year-on-year +7 -14  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.59% 2.14% 2.02%
As % of the Applications category 15.38% 26.23% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 6
Median daily rate £325 £200 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +62.50% -37.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £135 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £400 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £14.50 £13.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  

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 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 52 61 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 10.34% 8.16% 6.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 20
Median daily rate £350 £205 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +70.73% -45.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 5
Median hourly rate £29.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.78% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.15 £13.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.20 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 -1 2 £350 +79.48% 2
Worthing +18 1 - - 1
Gatwick -2 1 £210 +10.52%
Shoreham-by-Sea - 1 £325 -
Chichester - 1 - - 1
East Grinstead - 1 £425 -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 22 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 10 (34.48%) Finance
3 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (24.14%) Tableau
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (24.14%) SAP
5 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
7 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
8 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
8 4 (13.79%) Analytics
8 4 (13.79%) Project Management
8 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
8 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Unix
9 3 (10.34%) SSADM
9 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
9 3 (10.34%) Oracle
9 3 (10.34%) XML
9 3 (10.34%) ITIL
9 3 (10.34%) 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) assyst
1 1 (3.45%) Sage 50
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.45%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Tableau Developer
4 4 (13.79%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Report Developer
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Support
5 3 (10.34%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Data Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Excel Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Tableau Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) ETL
2 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (17.24%) Test Scripting
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.79%) Analytics
3 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
3 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 4 (13.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (10.34%) Budgeting and Forecasting
4 3 (10.34%) Business Analytics
4 3 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (10.34%) Data Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (10.34%) SSADM
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
4 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.34%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (41.38%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) T-SQL
3 3 (10.34%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) ACCA
2 2 (6.90%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) Data Quality
1 3 (10.34%) PMO
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) SLA
3 1 (3.45%) GAAP
3 1 (3.45%) GDPR
3 1 (3.45%) IFRS
3 1 (3.45%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
1 7 (24.14%) SAP
1 7 (24.14%) Tableau
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) webMethods
3 1 (3.45%) Cognos
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Talend
3 1 (3.45%) Trillium