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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 110 136 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.68% 8.50% 8.14%
As % of the Applications category 62.15% 62.67% 50.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 53
Median daily rate £339 £310 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.27% -0.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £117 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £445 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 22
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £11.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +10.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £11.00 £9.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £18.52 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.13 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -8.66%
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
177 217 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.75% 13.56% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 81 118
Median daily rate £338 £323 £321
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +0.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £125 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 38
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.58 £9.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.52 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 September 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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +4 34 £408 +16.42% 13
Leicestershire -9 32 £93 -72.59% 8
Derbyshire -3 21 £213 -18.26% 6
Nottinghamshire -23 19 £349 +13.87% 11
Lincolnshire -11 2 £325 - 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 112 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 65 (34.39%) MS Office
3 54 (28.57%) Windows
4 53 (28.04%) SQL
5 49 (25.93%) Active Directory
6 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
7 39 (20.63%) Finance
7 39 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
8 35 (18.52%) ITIL
9 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
10 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
11 25 (13.23%) .NET
12 24 (12.70%) MS Project
12 24 (12.70%) Project Management
13 22 (11.64%) PRINCE2
13 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (10.58%) VMware
14 20 (10.58%) MS Visio
15 19 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 18 (9.52%) Banking
16 18 (9.52%) C#
16 18 (9.52%) Power BI
16 18 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 17 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (8.99%) Financial Institution
18 16 (8.47%) Windows 7
19 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
19 15 (7.94%) Dell
19 15 (7.94%) Windows XP

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.35%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.59%) CMS
3 3 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.59%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.53%) IIS
5 1 (0.53%) JBoss
5 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 65 (34.39%) MS Office
2 39 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (12.70%) MS Project
4 20 (10.58%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.53%) InDesign
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (1.06%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.53%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.53%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.41%) Boomi
2 5 (2.65%) Office 365
2 5 (2.65%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.06%) IaaS
5 1 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.35%) Wireless
2 7 (3.70%) Internet
3 6 (3.17%) Network Security
4 5 (2.65%) WAN
5 4 (2.12%) DNS
5 4 (2.12%) Firewall
6 3 (1.59%) DHCP
6 3 (1.59%) SSL
7 2 (1.06%) LAN
7 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.53%) ATM
8 1 (0.53%) Broadband
8 1 (0.53%) Intranet
8 1 (0.53%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.53%) NAS
8 1 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.53%) SAN
8 1 (0.53%) SMTP
8 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (9.52%) Power BI
3 18 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (8.99%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 8 (4.23%) MS Access
7 8 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.12%) QlikView
10 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Power View
10 3 (1.59%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.53%) DTS
12 1 (0.53%) GIS
12 1 (0.53%) OLAP
12 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.70%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.53%) Selenium
3 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.53%) Toad
General
1 39 (20.63%) Finance
2 18 (9.52%) Banking
3 17 (8.99%) Financial Institution
4 12 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.23%) Marketing
5 8 (4.23%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.65%) Advertising
6 5 (2.65%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Electronics
7 2 (1.06%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.53%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Legal
8 1 (0.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 70 (37.04%) Analyst
2 32 (16.93%) Service Analyst
3 31 (16.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (14.29%) Developer
5 17 (8.99%) Architect
6 15 (7.94%) IT Analyst
7 14 (7.41%) Consultant
8 13 (6.88%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.82%) .NET Developer
9 11 (5.82%) Coordinator
9 11 (5.82%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) Integration Consultant
11 8 (4.23%) Analyst Developer
11 8 (4.23%) Business Intelligence Consultant
12 7 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
12 7 (3.70%) Administrator
12 7 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
12 7 (3.70%) C# Developer
13 5 (2.65%) Business Intelligence Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.23%) .NET
2 11 (5.82%) .NET Framework
3 9 (4.76%) CSS
4 5 (2.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.12%) HTML
5 4 (2.12%) HTML5
5 4 (2.12%) jQuery
6 3 (1.59%) Ajax
6 3 (1.59%) CSS3
6 3 (1.59%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.59%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.59%) Web Services
7 2 (1.06%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.06%) LINQ
7 2 (1.06%) WinForms
8 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.53%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.53%) Node.js
8 1 (0.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.23%) NHS
4 5 (2.65%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.65%) Data Integration
5 4 (2.12%) Life Science
6 3 (1.59%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.59%) PKI
7 2 (1.06%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.06%) PMI
7 2 (1.06%) Social Media
7 2 (1.06%) User Experience
7 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.53%) CMDB
8 1 (0.53%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.53%) Informatics
8 1 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile Payment
8 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.57%) Windows
2 16 (8.47%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.94%) Windows XP
4 13 (6.88%) Windows Server
5 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.65%) Windows 10
6 5 (2.65%) Windows 8
7 4 (2.12%) Unix
8 3 (1.59%) Android
8 3 (1.59%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.53%) Linux
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (18.52%) ITIL
2 27 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 24 (12.70%) Project Management
4 22 (11.64%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (11.64%) PRINCE2
5 15 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (7.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (6.88%) Continuous Deployment
7 12 (6.35%) CRM
7 12 (6.35%) Service Management
8 11 (5.82%) Coaching
8 11 (5.82%) MVC
8 11 (5.82%) SDLC
9 10 (5.29%) Mentoring
9 10 (5.29%) Migration
10 9 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (4.76%) ETL
10 9 (4.76%) Incident Management
10 9 (4.76%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (4.23%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (28.04%) SQL
2 18 (9.52%) C#
3 14 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.65%) VB
5 5 (2.65%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.12%) VBA
7 2 (1.06%) C
7 2 (1.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.53%) Java
8 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (4.76%) Degree
1 9 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 7 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.06%) CISMP
4 2 (1.06%) CISSP
4 2 (1.06%) ISEB
4 2 (1.06%) ISSAP
4 2 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.53%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.88%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.17%) QA
3 4 (2.12%) SLA
4 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 49 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (2.65%) SCCM
2 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.53%) SCOM
2 1 (0.53%) vRealize
Vendors
1 112 (59.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.58%) VMware
3 15 (7.94%) Dell
3 15 (7.94%) SAP
4 8 (4.23%) Remedy
5 7 (3.70%) Oracle
6 6 (3.17%) Citrix
7 5 (2.65%) Northgate
7 5 (2.65%) Sun
8 4 (2.12%) Tableau
9 3 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.06%) Brio
10 2 (1.06%) Cognos
10 2 (1.06%) Coremetrics
10 2 (1.06%) HP
10 2 (1.06%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (1.06%) Omniture
11 1 (0.53%) Adobe
11 1 (0.53%) Google
11 1 (0.53%) Minitab
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