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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 19 10
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 14.74% 3.19% 11.76%
As % of the Applications category 63.64% 27.27% 76.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 9
Average daily rate
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£181 £120 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.04% -67.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £88 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £204 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +7.14%
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
44 22 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 23.16% 11.70% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 12 14
Average daily rate £188 £225 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £80 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £281 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.58% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.00 £15.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -30.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £14.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.22 £23.95 £17.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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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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 +1 9 £188 +56.25% 7
Weymouth - 6 £340 -
Poole - 2 £148 - 2
Blandford Forum - 1 £102 -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.69%) Windows
3 15 (30.61%) MS Office
3 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
4 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (18.37%) Banking
5 9 (18.37%) MS Access
6 8 (16.33%) Project Management
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
7 7 (14.29%) SCCM
7 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
8 6 (12.24%) Retail
8 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
8 6 (12.24%) MCSE
8 6 (12.24%) MCSA
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (10.20%) GIS
9 5 (10.20%) Citrix
9 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
9 5 (10.20%) Finance
9 5 (10.20%) Validation
9 5 (10.20%) VMware
9 5 (10.20%) Clustering
9 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
9 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
9 5 (10.20%) QA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.20%) Lync
3 3 (6.12%) ArcGIS
4 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (30.61%) MS Office
2 10 (20.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.16%) MS Project
5 2 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) NAS
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MS Access
2 3 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Ant
General
1 9 (18.37%) Banking
2 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 6 (12.24%) Investment Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Finance
4 2 (4.08%) Military
5 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.04%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Business Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Business Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Consultant
4 4 (8.16%) Wintel Consultant
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) GIS Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) MI Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Project Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) VB Developer
6 2 (4.08%) Data Analyst
6 2 (4.08%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.08%) Graduate
6 2 (4.08%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.20%) Clustering
2 5 (10.20%) GIS
3 2 (4.08%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.69%) Windows
2 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
2 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.04%) UNIX
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Project Management
2 7 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (12.24%) Service Delivery
3 6 (12.24%) Business Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Manual Testing
4 5 (10.20%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.20%) Validation
5 4 (8.16%) Business Transformation
5 4 (8.16%) Time Management
5 4 (8.16%) Fund Accounting
5 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) Office Automation
6 3 (6.12%) Migration
6 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) UML
7 2 (4.08%) CRM
7 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.08%) Workflow
7 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
1 4 (8.16%) VB
2 3 (6.12%) VBScript
2 3 (6.12%) C
3 1 (2.04%) C#
3 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) VBA
3 1 (2.04%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.24%) MCSE
2 6 (12.24%) MCSA
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.20%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.20%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) HNC
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 15 (30.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) SCOM
2 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (63.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix
2 5 (10.20%) VMware
3 4 (8.16%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.12%) ESRI