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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 8.33% 7.87% 7.27%
As % of the Applications category 82.61% 53.13% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 7
Average daily rate
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£475 £125 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+280.00% -59.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £438 £329
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 £12.00 - £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.83%
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 32 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 10.09% 14.81% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 11
Average daily rate £363 £155 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.87% -51.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £495 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £27.50 £48.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.36% -42.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +6 8 £475 +5.55% 9
Poole -7 2 £513 +236.06% 6
Weymouth - - - - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) MS Office
4 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
5 5 (17.86%) Finance
5 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
5 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
5 5 (17.86%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Project Management
6 4 (14.29%) SQL
6 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
6 4 (14.29%) MS Project
6 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 4 (14.29%) ERP
6 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.71%) SCCM
7 3 (10.71%) Time Management
7 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
7 3 (10.71%) Migration
7 3 (10.71%) C
7 3 (10.71%) MS Access
7 3 (10.71%) CRM
8 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Project
3 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
3 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) WAN
1 2 (7.14%) FTP
2 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) MS Access
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) ERP Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) ERP Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Change Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 2 (7.14%) CRM Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 2 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Information Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
1 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) XML
2 1 (3.57%) WinForms
2 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.57%) WCF
2 1 (3.57%) jQuery
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Matrix Management
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Programme Management
2 5 (17.86%) Asset Management
3 4 (14.29%) ERP
3 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Time Management
5 2 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Data Privacy
6 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.57%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) C
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.57%) HP
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
Dorset
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Blandford Forum, Dorset
QA Limited
Rate: £150.00 per week
Posted: 18 days ago