The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Dorset 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.08% 11.34% 5.37%
As % of the Applications category 25.00% 77.14% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 5
Average daily rate
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£225 £370 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +10.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £188 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £380 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.99% -0.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Applications Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 35 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.31% 14.71% 9.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 14
Average daily rate £245 £358 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.46% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £110 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £413 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.76 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.20% -47.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
MS Excel
South West

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 10 July 2014.

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
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 10 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
Bournemouth +5 5 £173 -53.37% 7
Poole -7 1 £300 -7.69% 1
Weymouth - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Finance
3 9 (36.00%) MS Office
3 9 (36.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 6 (24.00%) MS Project
4 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
5 5 (20.00%) Marketing
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (16.00%) NHS
6 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
7 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
8 2 (8.00%) HTML
8 2 (8.00%) .NET
8 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
8 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (8.00%) Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Office
1 9 (36.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (24.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DHCP
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) NUnit
1 1 (4.00%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Change Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Business Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Change Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Project Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Business Change Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Architect
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) HTML
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Flash
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (4.00%) REST
2 1 (4.00%) CSS3
2 1 (4.00%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (8.00%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (4.00%) Analytics
4 1 (4.00%) BDD
4 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) Service Management
4 1 (4.00%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) Perl
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Groovy
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) CA
2 1 (4.00%) VMware
2 1 (4.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) EPiServer
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