The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 20 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.62% 9.35% 15.47%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 37.74% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 33
Average daily rate
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£250 £315 £73
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +334.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £230 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £88
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 4
Average hourly rate £11.50 £9.94 £11.18
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.69% -11.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.66 £9.21 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.08 £13.36
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
MS Excel
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Derbyshire region.

Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 11.54% 24.77% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 38
Average daily rate £245 £400 £75
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.75% +433.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £246 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £500 £125
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.94 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.75% -9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Derbyshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chesterfield +7 11 £260 - 3
Derby -3 10 £115 -61.66% 3
Belper - 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 46 (86.79%) Microsoft
2 25 (47.17%) MS Office
3 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
3 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 14 (26.42%) .NET
6 12 (22.64%) SQL
6 12 (22.64%) Finance
7 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
7 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
8 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
9 8 (15.09%) Open Source
9 8 (15.09%) Hedge funds
9 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
9 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
9 8 (15.09%) Project Management
9 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
9 8 (15.09%) OOP
9 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
9 8 (15.09%) VB
9 8 (15.09%) VBA
9 8 (15.09%) Oracle
9 8 (15.09%) C#
9 8 (15.09%) Crystal Reports
9 8 (15.09%) MS Project
10 7 (13.21%) UNIX
10 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Derbyshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.89%) IIS
1 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (47.17%) MS Office
2 8 (15.09%) MS Project
3 6 (11.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.77%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) SyteLine
2 1 (1.89%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LAN
1 1 (1.89%) WAN
1 1 (1.89%) Intranet
1 1 (1.89%) Firewall
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (15.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (15.09%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 10 (18.87%) Financial Institution
3 5 (9.43%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.66%) Advertising
5 2 (3.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (35.85%) Analyst
2 9 (16.98%) MI Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Software Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 8 (15.09%) Software Development Team Leader
4 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Technical Leader
6 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Junior
7 2 (3.77%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Project Officer
7 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.42%) .NET
2 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (15.09%) Hedge funds
2 8 (15.09%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.66%) PMI
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) NHS
4 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows XP
3 7 (13.21%) UNIX
4 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.66%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.89%) Android
7 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Mentoring
2 8 (15.09%) OOP
2 8 (15.09%) Project Management
2 8 (15.09%) Resource Management
2 8 (15.09%) Open Source
3 7 (13.21%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (13.21%) Configuration Management
4 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.55%) Coaching
5 4 (7.55%) Analytics
6 3 (5.66%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.66%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Test Management
7 2 (3.77%) Data Cleansing
7 2 (3.77%) Change Management
7 2 (3.77%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) T-SQL
2 8 (15.09%) VB
2 8 (15.09%) VBA
2 8 (15.09%) C#
3 6 (11.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
3 3 (5.66%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.89%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) ISEB
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.89%) PMP
5 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (86.79%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Oracle
3 6 (11.32%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.32%) VMware
4 5 (9.43%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Sybase
5 2 (3.77%) Remedy
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco