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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 36 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.72% 5.26% 6.47%
As % of the Applications category 67.92% 37.50% 57.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 4
Average daily rate
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£181 £250 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +47.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £108 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £308 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+274.90% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
53 32 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.14% 14.04% 11.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 15 11
Average daily rate £188 £225 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -25.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £95 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £300 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 2
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -41.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +2 12 £188 -16.66% 7
Weymouth - 6 £375 -
Poole +1 1 £120 -60.00% 2
Blandford Forum - 1 £102 - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.07%) MS Office
3 17 (27.87%) Windows
4 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
5 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
8 10 (16.39%) Project Management
8 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
9 9 (14.75%) Finance
9 9 (14.75%) Banking
9 9 (14.75%) MS Access
10 8 (13.11%) MS Project
10 8 (13.11%) ITIL
10 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
11 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
11 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
12 6 (9.84%) SCCM
12 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
12 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
12 6 (9.84%) MCSE
12 6 (9.84%) MCSA
12 6 (9.84%) VB
12 6 (9.84%) GIS
12 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (9.84%) Retail
13 5 (8.20%) Clustering
13 5 (8.20%) Validation
13 5 (8.20%) Migration
13 5 (8.20%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 12 (19.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.20%) Lync
3 4 (6.56%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.64%) MS Project Server
4 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (36.07%) MS Office
2 14 (22.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (13.11%) MS Project
4 7 (11.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) NAS
2 1 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) MS Access
2 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Ant
General
1 9 (14.75%) Finance
1 9 (14.75%) Banking
2 6 (9.84%) Retail
2 6 (9.84%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Military
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.64%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (42.62%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Business Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Consultant
4 4 (6.56%) GIS Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) IT Support
4 4 (6.56%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (4.92%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Project Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Development Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) MI Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Graduate
5 3 (4.92%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Service Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.64%) HTML
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.64%) CSS
2 1 (1.64%) XML
2 1 (1.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (9.84%) GIS
3 5 (8.20%) Clustering
4 2 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.28%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.28%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.64%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) Windows
2 2 (3.28%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) Project Management
2 8 (13.11%) Service Delivery
2 8 (13.11%) ITIL
3 6 (9.84%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.20%) Project Planning
4 5 (8.20%) Manual Testing
4 5 (8.20%) Validation
4 5 (8.20%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Business Transformation
5 4 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (6.56%) Office Automation
5 4 (6.56%) UML
5 4 (6.56%) CRM
5 4 (6.56%) Fund Accounting
6 3 (4.92%) Time Management
6 3 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.92%) Risk Management
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) VB
2 5 (8.20%) VBScript
3 3 (4.92%) SQL
3 3 (4.92%) C
4 1 (1.64%) C#
4 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.64%) VBA
4 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (16.39%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.84%) MCSE
3 6 (9.84%) MCSA
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.20%) ISTQB
5 4 (6.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.28%) HNC
6 2 (3.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.64%) PMP
7 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (9.84%) SCCM
2 1 (1.64%) SCOM
2 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.20%) Citrix
2 5 (8.20%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.56%) ESRI
4 1 (1.64%) SAP
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