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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.44% 4.52% 13.17%
As % of the Applications category 83.33% 50.00% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 12
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£180 £313 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.40% -8.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £173 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £498 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
30 20 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.93% 9.05% 18.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 20
Average daily rate £180 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% +12.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £104 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £512 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
Bournemouth +9 9 £188 -58.33% 5
Poole -2 3 £175 - 1
Weymouth - 3 £305 - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) MS Office
3 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
4 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
5 6 (15.38%) ITIL
5 6 (15.38%) SQL
5 6 (15.38%) MS Access
5 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 5 (12.82%) SCCM
6 5 (12.82%) Finance
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
6 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
6 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (10.26%) MS Project
7 4 (10.26%) VB
7 4 (10.26%) Migration
7 4 (10.26%) Banking
7 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.69%) Time Management
8 3 (7.69%) Matrix Management
8 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 3 (7.69%) Retail
8 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
8 3 (7.69%) VMware
8 3 (7.69%) Clustering
8 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.69%) Citrix
8 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) Lync
3 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.13%) ArcGIS
3 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Project
4 2 (5.13%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LAN
1 2 (5.13%) WAN
1 2 (5.13%) FTP
1 2 (5.13%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MS Access
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) MI Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Lead Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Change Manager
5 2 (5.13%) VB Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.13%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Wintel Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) GIS Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) ERP Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.56%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) XML
3 1 (2.56%) WinForms
3 1 (2.56%) WCF
3 1 (2.56%) jQuery
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) GIS
3 2 (5.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 3 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 3 (7.69%) Time Management
5 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) High Availability
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.13%) Business Transformation
5 2 (5.13%) Data Transformation
5 2 (5.13%) Data Privacy
5 2 (5.13%) Line Management
5 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
5 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.13%) UML
5 2 (5.13%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) C
4 2 (5.13%) C#
4 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (5.13%) VBScript
5 1 (2.56%) VBA
5 1 (2.56%) VB6
5 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.69%) MCSE
3 3 (7.69%) MCSA
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 11 (28.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) SCCM
2 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Citrix
2 3 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.13%) ESRI
4 1 (2.56%) HP
4 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Weymouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 26 days ago