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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.65% 15.16% 6.27%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 75.51% 51.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 21 10
Median daily rate £425 £173 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+146.37% -31.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £120 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.90 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £41.94 £12.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
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
24 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.96% 20.08% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 17
Median daily rate £350 £170 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -32.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £231 £120 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £344
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -8 5 £525 +204.34% 2
Poole +1 1 £204 -59.20% 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (51.72%) MS Office
3 10 (34.48%) SQL
4 9 (31.03%) Finance
5 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (24.14%) ERP
7 6 (20.69%) Windows
7 6 (20.69%) Project Management
7 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
8 5 (17.24%) ITIL
8 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
8 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
9 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
10 3 (10.34%) CRM
10 3 (10.34%) SAP
10 3 (10.34%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (10.34%) PMI
10 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
10 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.34%) Apple
10 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (10.34%) Degree
10 3 (10.34%) Migration
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (10.34%) Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) ArcGIS
3 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (51.72%) MS Office
2 8 (27.59%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (17.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (3.45%) MS Project
4 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.90%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
2 1 (3.45%) WAN
2 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) GIS
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
3 1 (3.45%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Business Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Database Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Excel Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Implementation Project Manager
3 2 (6.90%) IT Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Payroll Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Project Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Project Implementation Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Project Support Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) SOX Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
3 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) PMI
3 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
3 2 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Informatics
4 1 (3.45%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Psychology
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 2 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) ERP
2 6 (20.69%) Project Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) CRM
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.90%) Analytics
6 2 (6.90%) Coaching
6 2 (6.90%) Collateral Management
6 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.90%) Patch Management
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) VB
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.90%) MCDST
2 2 (6.90%) MCP
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
1 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (6.90%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Apple
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) BMC
3 2 (6.90%) ESRI
3 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
3 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco
4 1 (3.45%) Samsung
4 1 (3.45%) VMware