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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.45% 9.34% 6.54%
As % of the Applications category 60.87% 60.71% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 6
Average daily rate
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£350 £125 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £340 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £25.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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
23 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.60% 15.38% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 7
Average daily rate £350 £125 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -62.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £350 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 1
Average hourly rate £18.50 £19.94 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.21% +47.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +1 6 £475 +46.15% 9
Poole -9 3 £513 +236.06% 1
Weymouth - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (32.00%) MS Office
3 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 6 (24.00%) Windows
4 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (24.00%) Matrix Management
5 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 5 (20.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (12.00%) ERP
7 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (12.00%) MS Project
7 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
8 2 (8.00%) MS Access
8 2 (8.00%) CRM
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) LAN
8 2 (8.00%) WAN
8 2 (8.00%) FTP
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.00%) MS Project
3 1 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) LAN
1 2 (8.00%) WAN
1 2 (8.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Programme Manager
3 3 (12.00%) PMO Lead
4 2 (8.00%) Change Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) ERP Manager
4 2 (8.00%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 1 (4.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) MI Manager
5 1 (4.00%) CRM Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) jQuery
1 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
1 1 (4.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Matrix Management
2 5 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (12.00%) ERP
4 3 (12.00%) Migration
5 2 (8.00%) CRM
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.00%) Data Privacy
5 2 (8.00%) Data Transformation
6 1 (4.00%) Data Entry
6 1 (4.00%) Data Cleansing
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Project Management
6 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) C#
2 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VB
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) SAP
2 1 (4.00%) Planview
2 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
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