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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 16 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 136 133 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.12% 8.98% 7.33%
As % of the Applications category 56.43% 51.15% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 45 19
Average daily rate
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£300 £102 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £65 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £386 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 31
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -42.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.70 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
241 260 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.40% 17.56% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 107 42
Average daily rate £245 £110 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+122.72% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £65 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 50 53
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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
Leicestershire +1 47 £135 -35.71% 11
Derbyshire -1 36 £350 +400.00% 18
Northamptonshire -1 23 £275 -32.92% 6
Nottinghamshire -8 17 £319 -1.92% 9
Lincolnshire +10 6 £265 - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 160 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 110 (43.65%) MS Office
3 89 (35.32%) Windows
4 54 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (20.24%) Security Cleared
6 50 (19.84%) Finance
7 44 (17.46%) Windows XP
7 44 (17.46%) Active Directory
8 39 (15.48%) SQL
9 37 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
10 36 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 35 (13.89%) SQL Server
12 30 (11.90%) ITIL
13 29 (11.51%) Oracle
14 27 (10.71%) Remedy
15 24 (9.52%) Service Management
15 24 (9.52%) Migration
15 24 (9.52%) Windows 7
16 22 (8.73%) Project Management
17 20 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (7.94%) .NET
18 19 (7.54%) Management Information System
19 18 (7.14%) C#
19 18 (7.14%) SLA
20 17 (6.75%) Data Migration
20 17 (6.75%) MS Project
20 17 (6.75%) Workflow
21 16 (6.35%) ITSM
21 16 (6.35%) VB
21 16 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 10 (3.97%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.38%) Lync
4 5 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.59%) MTS
5 4 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.19%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.40%) Apache
8 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 110 (43.65%) MS Office
2 54 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (6.75%) MS Project
4 12 (4.76%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
6 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.40%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.37%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (3.97%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.98%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.59%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.98%) Internet
2 5 (1.98%) WAN
2 5 (1.98%) Firewall
3 4 (1.59%) VoIP
4 3 (1.19%) SAN
4 3 (1.19%) Intranet
4 3 (1.19%) LAN
5 2 (0.79%) PBX
5 2 (0.79%) MPLS
5 2 (0.79%) DNS
6 1 (0.40%) VPN
6 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.40%) SSL
6 1 (0.40%) CTI
6 1 (0.40%) SCCP
6 1 (0.40%) DPNSS
6 1 (0.40%) ADSL
6 1 (0.40%) Broadband
6 1 (0.40%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 13 (5.16%) MS Access
3 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (3.17%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.79%) QlikView
8 1 (0.40%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
8 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.79%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 2 (0.79%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) NUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
General
1 50 (19.84%) Finance
2 11 (4.37%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.57%) Retail
4 8 (3.17%) Banking
5 7 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.98%) Marketing
7 2 (0.79%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.79%) Advertising
7 2 (0.79%) Publishing
7 2 (0.79%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 126 (50.00%) Analyst
2 55 (21.83%) Service Analyst
3 49 (19.44%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (12.30%) Developer
5 29 (11.51%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (7.14%) IT Support
7 17 (6.75%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.37%) Project Manager
9 10 (3.97%) MI Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.97%) Support Analyst
9 10 (3.97%) C# Developer
10 8 (3.17%) Administrator
11 7 (2.78%) Coordinator
12 6 (2.38%) Report Analyst
12 6 (2.38%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.38%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.38%) Help Desk Support
13 5 (1.98%) Information Analyst
13 5 (1.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.94%) .NET
2 14 (5.56%) HTML
3 11 (4.37%) CSS
4 10 (3.97%) jQuery
4 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET
5 7 (2.78%) .NET Framework
6 6 (2.38%) CSS3
6 6 (2.38%) HTML5
6 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.38%) Web Services
6 6 (2.38%) XML
7 4 (1.59%) COM
8 3 (1.19%) WCF
8 3 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.79%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.40%) EDI
10 1 (0.40%) TAPI
10 1 (0.40%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 37 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.54%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.97%) NHS
4 6 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.59%) Hedge funds
5 4 (1.59%) Open Source
5 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.19%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.19%) NPfIT
6 3 (1.19%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.79%) Statistics
7 2 (0.79%) Informatics
7 2 (0.79%) EPoS
8 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Clustering
8 1 (0.40%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.40%) GIS
8 1 (0.40%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 89 (35.32%) Windows
2 44 (17.46%) Windows XP
3 24 (9.52%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.97%) Linux
5 8 (3.17%) UNIX
6 7 (2.78%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.79%) Solaris
10 2 (0.79%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) MVS
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.40%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.90%) ITIL
2 24 (9.52%) Service Management
2 24 (9.52%) Migration
3 22 (8.73%) Project Management
4 20 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (6.75%) Data Migration
5 17 (6.75%) Workflow
6 16 (6.35%) ITSM
7 15 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (5.56%) Incident Management
9 12 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 10 (3.97%) Data Analysis
10 10 (3.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.17%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.78%) ETL
12 7 (2.78%) Problem Management
12 7 (2.78%) Web Development
12 7 (2.78%) Mentoring
12 7 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 39 (15.48%) SQL
2 18 (7.14%) C#
3 16 (6.35%) VB
4 14 (5.56%) VBA
5 13 (5.16%) C
6 11 (4.37%) JavaScript
7 10 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.59%) VB6
9 4 (1.59%) VBScript
9 4 (1.59%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.59%) Java
9 4 (1.59%) REXX
10 3 (1.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.79%) X++
11 2 (0.79%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) JCL
12 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.40%) Python
12 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 51 (20.24%) Security Cleared
2 36 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (3.57%) Degree
5 6 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (1.98%) ACCA
6 5 (1.98%) CIMA
7 4 (1.59%) ISEB
7 4 (1.59%) Dell Certification
8 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.40%) CCIE
9 1 (0.40%) CCNP
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.40%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.40%) MCP
9 1 (0.40%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.14%) SLA
2 7 (2.78%) QA
3 2 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
4 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 44 (17.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.40%) vSphere
5 1 (0.40%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (1.59%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (1.59%) Control-M
2 3 (1.19%) SCCM
3 2 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 160 (63.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.51%) Oracle
3 27 (10.71%) Remedy
4 10 (3.97%) VMware
4 10 (3.97%) SAP
5 6 (2.38%) Cisco
5 6 (2.38%) Citrix
6 5 (1.98%) HP
7 4 (1.59%) Dell
7 4 (1.59%) BMC
7 4 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.19%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.79%) Alias
9 2 (0.79%) Lotus
9 2 (0.79%) Adobe
10 1 (0.40%) Sun
10 1 (0.40%) EMC
10 1 (0.40%) IBM
10 1 (0.40%) NetApp
10 1 (0.40%) Nokia
Lincolnshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + .
Posted: Yesterday
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £18.50 - £19.50 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
Salt
Rate: £221.89 - £247.78 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
De Montfort Uni
Rate: From £25,513 to £31,342 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leicester, East Midlands, United Kingdom
De Montfort University
Rate: £25,513 - £31,342 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £15000.00 - £16000.00 per annum + shift
Posted: 21 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Worksop college
Rate: Up to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: 21 days ago
Market Harborough
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago