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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 7.22% 7.17% 8.60%
As % of the Applications category 73.68% 66.67% 61.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 13
Average daily rate £275 £494 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +393.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £18.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
19 24 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 9.79% 10.76% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 15
Average daily rate £350 £375 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +275.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -56.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +4 8 £289 -39.26% 8
Poole +5 3 - - 6
Dorchester - 1 - -
Ferndown - 1 £275 -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Finance
3 11 (29.73%) MS Office
4 10 (27.03%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
5 9 (24.32%) Windows
5 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
6 7 (18.92%) Project Management
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
7 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
7 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
9 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
9 4 (10.81%) BPMN
9 4 (10.81%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (10.81%) ERP
9 4 (10.81%) ISEB
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) UML
9 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
9 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.11%) Migration
10 3 (8.11%) Banking
10 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
10 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
10 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
10 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
10 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (8.11%) IBM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (16.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.41%) MS Project
5 1 (2.70%) Acrobat
5 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle Financials
2 2 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) PABX
2 1 (2.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.70%) WebEx
2 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Essbase
1 2 (5.41%) MS Access
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BI EE
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.70%) GIS
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
2 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.41%) General Ledger
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Analyst
2 12 (32.43%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Junior
3 6 (16.22%) Junior Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Project Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support
5 4 (10.81%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Junior Business Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Financial Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (2.70%) Ember.js
1 1 (2.70%) Entity Framework
1 1 (2.70%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) PDA
4 1 (2.70%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Business Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) Project Management
2 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.81%) BPMN
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
4 4 (10.81%) Programme Management
4 4 (10.81%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (10.81%) UML
5 3 (8.11%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 3 (8.11%) ITIL
5 3 (8.11%) Matrix Management
5 3 (8.11%) Migration
5 3 (8.11%) Time Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.41%) CRM
6 2 (5.41%) Data Analysis
6 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.41%) Validation
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBA
3 1 (2.70%) C#
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ISEB
2 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) MCDST
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.70%) PMP
4 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.70%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (24.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) Firmware
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) IBM
3 2 (5.41%) Apple
3 2 (5.41%) BMC
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) Cognos
3 2 (5.41%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Adobe
4 1 (2.70%) Bomgar
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.70%) Mitel
4 1 (2.70%) Saba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago