The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Derbyshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 5 23
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 33 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 9.00% 14.35% 3.79%
As % of the Applications category 48.72% 76.74% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £70 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+328.57% -72.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £68 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £88 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £46.25 £11.68 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+296.14% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.32 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £13.11 £26.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Category
Derbyshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
39 43 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Derbyshire 18.48% 18.70% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 12
Average daily rate £400 £70 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+471.42% -67.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £68 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £125 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 8
Average hourly rate £72.50 £10.68 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+579.15% -27.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
East Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014. 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
Derby -8 16 £275 +292.85% 7
Belper - - - -
Chesterfield - - - - 1
MS Excel
East Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 35 (64.81%) Windows
2 29 (53.70%) MS Office
3 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 26 (48.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 22 (40.74%) Remedy
5 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
6 17 (31.48%) Incident Management
7 8 (14.81%) SQL
8 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
9 6 (11.11%) Oracle
9 6 (11.11%) Citrix
9 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.11%) Workflow
9 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
10 5 (9.26%) Finance
11 4 (7.41%) Service Management
11 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
11 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
11 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
11 4 (7.41%) HP
11 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (5.56%) OO
12 3 (5.56%) SLA
12 3 (5.56%) Cisco
12 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
12 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.85%) Lync
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 29 (53.70%) MS Office
2 26 (48.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.70%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.85%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) DHCP
1 2 (3.70%) DNS
1 2 (3.70%) Internet
1 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
2 1 (1.85%) SSL
2 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.85%) MS Access
5 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.85%) NUnit
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (1.85%) MSTest
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (66.67%) Analyst
2 26 (48.15%) Service Analyst
3 18 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) MI Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support
5 3 (5.56%) Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 3 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Data Administrator
6 2 (3.70%) Architect
6 2 (3.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Programmer
6 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.70%) Administrator
7 1 (1.85%) Network Analyst
7 1 (1.85%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) .NET
1 2 (3.70%) XML
2 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.85%) WCF
2 1 (1.85%) WPF
2 1 (1.85%) WF
2 1 (1.85%) LINQ
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) NHS
3 1 (1.85%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 35 (64.81%) Windows
2 22 (40.74%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.56%) Windows Vista
3 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) AIX
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (31.48%) Incident Management
2 6 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (11.11%) Workflow
3 4 (7.41%) Service Management
3 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
4 3 (5.56%) OO
4 3 (5.56%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Data Mapping
5 2 (3.70%) Project Planning
5 2 (3.70%) Change Management
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
5 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.85%) Web Design
6 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
6 1 (1.85%) Test Management
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.85%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) C#
2 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 1 (1.85%) C
3 1 (1.85%) C++
3 1 (1.85%) Java
3 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) VBA
3 1 (1.85%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.70%) MCP
3 2 (3.70%) MCSA
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.70%) MCDST
3 2 (3.70%) MCTS
3 2 (3.70%) MCITP
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) BlackBerry Internet Service
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.85%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (40.74%) Remedy
3 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (7.41%) HP
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) VMware
6 2 (3.70%) Siemens
7 1 (1.85%) Apple
7 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.85%) BMC
7 1 (1.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.85%) McAfee
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
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