The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 81 104 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.17% 7.20% 9.41%
As % of the Applications category 50.94% 50.49% 46.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 58 74
Average daily rate £275 £325 £70
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +364.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £80 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.40 £33.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
159 206 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.15% 14.27% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 101 169
Average daily rate £275 £275 £75
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +266.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £81 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 30 42
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.29% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £10.05 £8.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £18.50 £27.50
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 the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the East Midlands region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the East Midlands region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Derbyshire -8 23 £289 -17.50% 10
Leicestershire -10 22 £205 +89.81% 21
Nottinghamshire 0 21 £325 -18.75% 7
Northamptonshire -14 7 £363 +11.53% 9
Lincolnshire -6 3 £275 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 149 (70.62%) Microsoft
2 96 (45.50%) MS Office
3 69 (32.70%) Windows
4 58 (27.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
6 42 (19.91%) SQL
7 41 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (17.54%) Finance
9 36 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (15.64%) Oracle
11 32 (15.17%) SQL Server
12 31 (14.69%) VMware
13 30 (14.22%) IIS
14 28 (13.27%) ITIL
14 28 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
15 27 (12.80%) UML
16 26 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (11.85%) .NET
17 25 (11.85%) Windows Server
18 23 (10.90%) Project Management
18 23 (10.90%) User Experience
19 22 (10.43%) Waterfall
19 22 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
19 22 (10.43%) Degree
19 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
20 20 (9.48%) ISO 9001
20 20 (9.48%) PRINCE2
20 20 (9.48%) WPF
20 20 (9.48%) Silverlight
20 20 (9.48%) RIA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 30 (14.22%) IIS
2 13 (6.16%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.47%) Apache
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) SAS
5 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 96 (45.50%) MS Office
2 58 (27.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.16%) MS Project
4 7 (3.32%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.90%) Remedy ITSM
1 4 (1.90%) ResourceLink
2 3 (1.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.69%) SAN
2 10 (4.74%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.37%) DNS
3 5 (2.37%) Wireless
4 4 (1.90%) DHCP
5 3 (1.42%) Firewall
5 3 (1.42%) LAN
5 3 (1.42%) VoIP
5 3 (1.42%) WAN
6 2 (0.95%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (0.95%) Internet
6 2 (0.95%) LDAP
6 2 (0.95%) RS-232
6 2 (0.95%) RS-485
6 2 (0.95%) SMTP
6 2 (0.95%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (0.95%) VPN
7 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.47%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.74%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (4.27%) MS Access
6 7 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.42%) Power BI
9 3 (1.42%) ReportNet
9 3 (1.42%) SAP BI
9 3 (1.42%) SAP BW
9 3 (1.42%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.95%) QlikView
11 1 (0.47%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 20 (9.48%) Microsoft Blend
2 13 (6.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (5.21%) JIRA
4 10 (4.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 9 (4.27%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 37 (17.54%) Finance
2 19 (9.00%) Retail
3 17 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 11 (5.21%) Banking
5 6 (2.84%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.37%) Legal
7 4 (1.90%) Advertising
7 4 (1.90%) Billing
7 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.42%) Back Office
8 3 (1.42%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Law
9 1 (0.47%) Local Government
9 1 (0.47%) Military
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (19.43%) Analyst
2 37 (17.54%) Developer
3 21 (9.95%) Architect
4 19 (9.00%) Silverlight Developer
5 18 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
6 16 (7.58%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.16%) Administrator
8 11 (5.21%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.74%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.74%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Configuration Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Release and Configuration Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Release Engineer
10 9 (4.27%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.79%) Project Administrator
12 7 (3.32%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (3.32%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Senior Security Engineer
12 7 (3.32%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.85%) .NET
2 20 (9.48%) Silverlight
2 20 (9.48%) WPF
3 15 (7.11%) Web Services
4 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.42%) HTML
6 3 (1.42%) XML
7 2 (0.95%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.95%) Classic ASP
7 2 (0.95%) HTML5
7 2 (0.95%) JSON
7 2 (0.95%) RESTful
7 2 (0.95%) SOAP
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.47%) CSS3
8 1 (0.47%) jQuery
8 1 (0.47%) REST
8 1 (0.47%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.43%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (10.90%) User Experience
3 20 (9.48%) RIA
4 17 (8.06%) Computer Science
5 12 (5.69%) Data Centre
6 10 (4.74%) Life Science
7 8 (3.79%) Clustering
8 7 (3.32%) Blackberry
8 7 (3.32%) NHS
9 6 (2.84%) CMDB
10 5 (2.37%) Driving Licence
10 5 (2.37%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.37%) PMI
11 4 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.90%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (1.42%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.95%) FMCG
13 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
13 2 (0.95%) PACS
13 2 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (32.70%) Windows
2 28 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (11.85%) Windows Server
4 16 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (7.11%) Unix
5 15 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.11%) Windows XP
6 13 (6.16%) Windows 7
7 12 (5.69%) Linux
8 7 (3.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (3.32%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.42%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.95%) Android
10 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE
11 1 (0.47%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.47%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.06%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (13.27%) ITIL
3 27 (12.80%) UML
4 26 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
5 23 (10.90%) Project Management
6 22 (10.43%) Waterfall
7 20 (9.48%) PRINCE2
8 19 (9.00%) High Availability
9 18 (8.53%) Change Management
9 18 (8.53%) V-Model
10 17 (8.06%) Configuration Management
10 17 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (8.06%) Mentoring
11 16 (7.58%) CRM
12 12 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
13 11 (5.21%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (5.21%) Logistics
14 10 (4.74%) Data Protection
14 10 (4.74%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (19.91%) SQL
2 22 (10.43%) JavaScript
3 16 (7.58%) C#
4 11 (5.21%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.84%) Java
6 5 (2.37%) VB
6 5 (2.37%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.90%) VBA
8 3 (1.42%) ABAP
8 3 (1.42%) C
9 2 (0.95%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.95%) Perl
9 2 (0.95%) Python
9 2 (0.95%) VB6
9 2 (0.95%) VBScript
10 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.47%) R
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (10.43%) Degree
2 14 (6.64%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.27%) Chartered Engineer
4 8 (3.79%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.32%) PMI Certification
6 6 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.90%) ISEB
8 3 (1.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.95%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.95%) CCDA
9 2 (0.95%) CCNA
9 2 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.95%) HND
9 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.95%) MCSE
9 2 (0.95%) PMP
10 1 (0.47%) HNC
10 1 (0.47%) MCP
10 1 (0.47%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.48%) ISO 9001
2 19 (9.00%) TickIT
3 7 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.32%) PCI DSS
3 7 (3.32%) SLA
4 5 (2.37%) QA
5 4 (1.90%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 46 (21.80%) Active Directory
2 22 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.74%) Hyper-V
4 9 (4.27%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.90%) vSphere
6 3 (1.42%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) NFS
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.47%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (5.69%) SCCM
2 7 (3.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) SCOM
3 1 (0.47%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 149 (70.62%) Microsoft
2 33 (15.64%) Oracle
3 31 (14.69%) VMware
4 16 (7.58%) HP
5 15 (7.11%) Red Hat
5 15 (7.11%) SAP
6 14 (6.64%) Citrix
7 12 (5.69%) Dell
8 11 (5.21%) Cisco
9 10 (4.74%) EMC
10 9 (4.27%) Remedy
11 7 (3.32%) Altiris
11 7 (3.32%) IBM
12 6 (2.84%) Cognos
12 6 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (1.90%) BMC
13 4 (1.90%) Casewise
13 4 (1.90%) Symantec
13 4 (1.90%) Tableau
14 3 (1.42%) Lumension
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