The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 6 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 26 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 5.68% 12.81% 4.91%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 81.25% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Average daily rate £276 £184 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.34% -41.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £178 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £428 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
MS Excel
South West

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

Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.09% 15.76% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 14
Average daily rate £278 £180 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £151 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £433 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £19.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -35.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bournemouth -6 9 £276 +47.33% 4
Poole -1 2 £95 -45.71% 4
Blandford Forum - 1 £275 - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Finance
3 10 (33.33%) MS Office
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
4 8 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
6 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (16.67%) ERP
6 5 (16.67%) Windows
6 5 (16.67%) SQL
6 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) Degree
8 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
8 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL
8 3 (10.00%) UML
8 3 (10.00%) ISEB
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (10.00%) BPMN
8 3 (10.00%) Time Management
8 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.33%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) MS Office
2 8 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (6.67%) MS Project
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) PABX
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) QGIS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Analyst
2 7 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Project Implementation Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Financial Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Junior Financial Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (3.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (3.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.33%) PostGIS
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Psychology
3 1 (3.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 5 (16.67%) ERP
3 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (10.00%) BPMN
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Matrix Management
5 3 (10.00%) Target Operating Model
5 3 (10.00%) Time Management
5 3 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.67%) Logistics
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.67%) Web Development
7 1 (3.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) C#
2 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) Degree
2 3 (10.00%) ISEB
2 3 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCDST
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (3.33%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
2 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Apple
2 2 (6.67%) BMC
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Remedy
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) ESRI
3 1 (3.33%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) IBM
3 1 (3.33%) Mapinfo
3 1 (3.33%) Mitel
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Planview
3 1 (3.33%) Saba