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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 98 141 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.08% 9.35% 8.13%
As % of the Applications category 51.31% 44.20% 50.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 79 33
Average daily rate
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£325 £70 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+364.28% -65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £65 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £275 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 39
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.34 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -66.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £8.63 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £27.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -5.72%
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
191 319 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.79% 21.15% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 184 75
Average daily rate £300 £80 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% -70.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £65 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 44 61
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -45.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.63 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £25.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 28 January 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
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 28 January 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
Northamptonshire +16 36 £325 +21.49% 13
Derbyshire -1 20 £350 +400.00% 11
Nottinghamshire 0 16 £358 +19.16% 16
Leicestershire -4 13 £106 -41.11% 8
Lincolnshire 0 2 - - 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 139 (64.65%) Microsoft
2 91 (42.33%) MS Office
3 72 (33.49%) Windows
4 44 (20.47%) Finance
4 44 (20.47%) MS PowerPoint
5 37 (17.21%) Security Cleared
6 36 (16.74%) SQL
7 34 (15.81%) Oracle
8 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
9 31 (14.42%) ITIL
10 30 (13.95%) Windows XP
10 30 (13.95%) Migration
10 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (13.49%) Windows 7
11 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
12 26 (12.09%) SC Cleared
13 17 (7.91%) Service Management
13 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.44%) MS Project
14 16 (7.44%) Data Migration
15 15 (6.98%) Remedy
16 14 (6.51%) Project Management
16 14 (6.51%) TCP/IP
16 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
17 13 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (6.05%) SLA
17 13 (6.05%) MS Exchange
17 13 (6.05%) HTML
18 12 (5.58%) .NET
18 12 (5.58%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 13 (6.05%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.86%) Lync
3 4 (1.86%) MTS
4 3 (1.40%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.47%) IIS
6 1 (0.47%) SAS
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
6 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.47%) CMS
6 1 (0.47%) LiveLink
6 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.47%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 91 (42.33%) MS Office
2 44 (20.47%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (7.44%) MS Project
4 9 (4.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.26%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.93%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.47%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.47%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (4.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 9 (4.19%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.33%) IntelliMatch
4 3 (1.40%) CA Clarity
4 3 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.47%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.26%) Internet
2 7 (3.26%) DNS
3 5 (2.33%) LDAP
3 5 (2.33%) WAN
3 5 (2.33%) Kerberos
3 5 (2.33%) IPsec
4 4 (1.86%) Firewall
5 3 (1.40%) VoIP
5 3 (1.40%) Intranet
6 2 (0.93%) LAN
6 2 (0.93%) PBX
6 2 (0.93%) ADSL
7 1 (0.47%) SAN
7 1 (0.47%) CTI
7 1 (0.47%) SCCP
7 1 (0.47%) DPNSS
7 1 (0.47%) MPLS
7 1 (0.47%) Broadband
7 1 (0.47%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.12%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.19%) MS Access
5 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.93%) QlikView
9 1 (0.47%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.47%) Cognos Transformer
9 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (4.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.47%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.47%) FrontPage
General
1 44 (20.47%) Finance
2 7 (3.26%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.79%) Financial Institution
3 6 (2.79%) Retail
4 5 (2.33%) Marketing
5 3 (1.40%) Advertising
5 3 (1.40%) Automotive
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) Back Office
6 2 (0.93%) Banking
7 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.47%) Billing
7 1 (0.47%) Front Office
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 106 (49.30%) Analyst
2 34 (15.81%) Service Analyst
3 30 (13.95%) Service Desk Analyst
4 19 (8.84%) Developer
5 16 (7.44%) Data Analyst
6 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
7 13 (6.05%) 1st Line Support
8 11 (5.12%) Support Engineer
8 11 (5.12%) Administrator
8 11 (5.12%) IT Support
9 10 (4.65%) MI Analyst
10 8 (3.72%) Desktop Support
11 7 (3.26%) Business Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.79%) Deskside Support
12 6 (2.79%) Deskside Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Deskside Support Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Desktop Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 6 (2.79%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.05%) HTML
2 12 (5.58%) .NET
3 9 (4.19%) CSS
4 7 (3.26%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.26%) jQuery
5 6 (2.79%) HTML5
5 6 (2.79%) CSS3
5 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (1.86%) COM
7 3 (1.40%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.93%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.93%) XML
9 1 (0.47%) EDI
9 1 (0.47%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.47%) TAPI
9 1 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (6.51%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.58%) NHS
4 6 (2.79%) PKI
5 4 (1.86%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.40%) NPfIT
6 3 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.40%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.93%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.93%) iSeries
7 2 (0.93%) AS400
7 2 (0.93%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.93%) EPoS
7 2 (0.93%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.47%) DTV
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.47%) GIS
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 72 (33.49%) Windows
2 30 (13.95%) Windows XP
3 29 (13.49%) Windows 7
4 10 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Vista
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (3.72%) Linux
5 8 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.33%) UNIX
7 3 (1.40%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.93%) AIX
9 1 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (14.42%) ITIL
2 30 (13.95%) Migration
3 17 (7.91%) Service Management
3 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (7.44%) Data Migration
5 14 (6.51%) Project Management
6 13 (6.05%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (4.65%) Workflow
8 9 (4.19%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.19%) Data Analysis
8 9 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.19%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.72%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.72%) Web Development
9 8 (3.72%) Problem Management
9 8 (3.72%) ITSM
10 7 (3.26%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (2.79%) Time Management
11 6 (2.79%) Project Planning
11 6 (2.79%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.74%) SQL
2 11 (5.12%) C
3 10 (4.65%) T-SQL
3 10 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.19%) VBA
5 7 (3.26%) C#
6 6 (2.79%) PowerShell
6 6 (2.79%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.33%) VB
8 4 (1.86%) VB6
9 2 (0.93%) X++
10 1 (0.47%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.47%) Java
10 1 (0.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (17.21%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (3.26%) Degree
4 7 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.79%) Dell Certification
6 5 (2.33%) ACCA
6 5 (2.33%) CIMA
7 3 (1.40%) ISEB
7 3 (1.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.93%) MOS
8 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
8 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.47%) CCIE
9 1 (0.47%) CCNP
9 1 (0.47%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.05%) SLA
2 8 (3.72%) QA
3 2 (0.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) GCP
4 1 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (14.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.47%) XenServer
4 1 (0.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.86%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.40%) SCCM
3 2 (0.93%) SCOM
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.47%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.47%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.47%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 139 (64.65%) Microsoft
2 34 (15.81%) Oracle
3 15 (6.98%) Remedy
4 12 (5.58%) SAP
5 6 (2.79%) VMware
5 6 (2.79%) Cisco
5 6 (2.79%) Dell
5 6 (2.79%) Citrix
6 5 (2.33%) HP
7 4 (1.86%) Adobe
8 3 (1.40%) Lotus
8 3 (1.40%) Serena
8 3 (1.40%) HubSpot
9 2 (0.93%) LANDesk
9 2 (0.93%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.93%) NetApp
10 1 (0.47%) Nokia
10 1 (0.47%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.47%) EMC
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