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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 24 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.40% 4.00% 2.59%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 43.75% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 2
Average daily rate
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£250 £100 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -49.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £167 £90 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £340 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.00% 9.14% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 10
Average daily rate £250 £163 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -48.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £99 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £412 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 £20.00 £8.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +129.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
Poole +6 5 £200 +100.00% 3
Bournemouth +5 5 £263 +7.69% 4
Dorchester - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) MS Office
2 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
5 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (20.83%) Time Management
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.50%) .NET
8 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 3 (12.50%) MS Project
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Marketing
8 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) HTML5
9 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
9 2 (8.33%) Degree
9 2 (8.33%) jQuery
9 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Office
1 9 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (12.50%) MS Project
3 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) NUnit
1 2 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
2 3 (12.50%) PMO Lead
3 2 (8.33%) MI Manager
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support
3 2 (8.33%) Change Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Project Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Change Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Change Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Business Change Manager
3 2 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.33%) CSS
2 2 (8.33%) jQuery
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 2 (8.33%) REST
2 2 (8.33%) CSS3
2 2 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Time Management
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.33%) MVC
4 2 (8.33%) Financial Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) BDD
4 2 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) SEO
5 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) Java
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) Groovy
4 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) EPiServer
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) CA
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Planview