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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 109 99 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.63% 6.67% 8.00%
As % of the Applications category 56.19% 53.80% 54.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 29 16
Average daily rate
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£284 £173 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.49% -47.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £68 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £403 £469
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 40 22
Average hourly rate £13.13 £13.48 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +17.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
194 184 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.79% 12.39% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 37
Average daily rate £300 £173 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.91% -45.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Derbyshire -2 38 £400 +292.15% 10
Leicestershire +10 31 £101 -65.04% 7
Northamptonshire +1 17 £250 -33.33% 10
Nottinghamshire -14 14 £263 +64.06% 13
Lincolnshire +3 5 £265 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 146 (65.18%) Microsoft
2 100 (44.64%) MS Office
3 85 (37.95%) Windows
4 51 (22.77%) Active Directory
5 50 (22.32%) Finance
6 44 (19.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (19.20%) Windows XP
8 41 (18.30%) Security Cleared
9 40 (17.86%) SQL
10 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
11 30 (13.39%) SC Cleared
12 24 (10.71%) ITIL
12 24 (10.71%) Remedy
13 23 (10.27%) Project Management
13 23 (10.27%) Oracle
14 22 (9.82%) SLA
15 21 (9.38%) Migration
16 20 (8.93%) Management Information System
16 20 (8.93%) .NET
17 19 (8.48%) C#
17 19 (8.48%) Service Management
17 19 (8.48%) Financial Institution
18 18 (8.04%) VB
18 18 (8.04%) VBA
18 18 (8.04%) Data Migration
19 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
19 17 (7.59%) Workflow
20 16 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 15 (6.70%) ITSM

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.68%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.34%) MS Project Server
4 3 (1.34%) Lync
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.45%) CMS
6 1 (0.45%) SAS
6 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 100 (44.64%) MS Office
2 44 (19.64%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (6.25%) MS Project
4 9 (4.02%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.45%) SPSS
5 1 (0.45%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.46%) Oracle 11i
3 6 (2.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.45%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.45%) Primavera
5 1 (0.45%) SyteLine
5 1 (0.45%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.45%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) SaaS
1 1 (0.45%) PaaS
1 1 (0.45%) Office 365
1 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.79%) VoIP
1 4 (1.79%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.34%) Firewall
2 3 (1.34%) Internet
2 3 (1.34%) SAN
2 3 (1.34%) WAN
3 2 (0.89%) LAN
3 2 (0.89%) PBX
3 2 (0.89%) DHCP
3 2 (0.89%) DNS
3 2 (0.89%) Intranet
4 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.45%) Wireless
4 1 (0.45%) 2G
4 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.45%) 3G
4 1 (0.45%) MPLS
4 1 (0.45%) CTI
4 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (13.84%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (5.36%) MS Access
4 9 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.68%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.89%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.45%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.45%) DB2
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (0.89%) WebDriver
2 2 (0.89%) Selenium
2 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.89%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.45%) NUnit
3 1 (0.45%) Subversion
3 1 (0.45%) Ant
3 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.45%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.45%) Git (software)
General
1 50 (22.32%) Finance
2 19 (8.48%) Financial Institution
3 12 (5.36%) Banking
4 10 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 3 (1.34%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.34%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Law
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
7 1 (0.45%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (50.89%) Analyst
2 51 (22.77%) Service Analyst
3 46 (20.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (12.05%) 1st Line Support
5 20 (8.93%) Developer
6 15 (6.70%) Data Analyst
6 15 (6.70%) IT Support
7 12 (5.36%) Team Leader
8 11 (4.91%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.91%) MI Analyst
9 10 (4.46%) Software Team Leader
9 10 (4.46%) Software Development Team Leader
9 10 (4.46%) .NET Team Leader
9 10 (4.46%) Development Team Leader
10 8 (3.57%) Administrator
10 8 (3.57%) Support Engineer
11 7 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (2.68%) Report Analyst
13 5 (2.23%) Support Analyst
13 5 (2.23%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) .NET
2 11 (4.91%) .NET Framework
3 8 (3.57%) Web Services
4 7 (3.13%) HTML
5 6 (2.68%) XML
6 5 (2.23%) ASP.NET
7 4 (1.79%) jQuery
7 4 (1.79%) CSS
8 3 (1.34%) WCF
8 3 (1.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.89%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (0.89%) WPF
9 2 (0.89%) LINQ
10 1 (0.45%) Ajax
10 1 (0.45%) JSF
10 1 (0.45%) J2EE
10 1 (0.45%) JSP
10 1 (0.45%) SOAP
10 1 (0.45%) ISPF
10 1 (0.45%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 44 (19.64%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.80%) Hedge funds
4 10 (4.46%) Open Source
4 10 (4.46%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.02%) Blackberry
5 9 (4.02%) NHS
6 3 (1.34%) NPfIT
6 3 (1.34%) Clustering
6 3 (1.34%) Statistics
6 3 (1.34%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.89%) Informatics
8 1 (0.45%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Tandem
8 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
8 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.95%) Windows
2 43 (19.20%) Windows XP
3 14 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.36%) UNIX
6 5 (2.23%) Linux
6 5 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.34%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.45%) MVS
9 1 (0.45%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) HPUX
9 1 (0.45%) Solaris
9 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.71%) ITIL
2 23 (10.27%) Project Management
3 21 (9.38%) Migration
4 19 (8.48%) Service Management
5 18 (8.04%) Data Migration
6 17 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (7.59%) Workflow
7 15 (6.70%) ITSM
7 15 (6.70%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.91%) Configuration Management
9 11 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.91%) Resource Management
9 11 (4.91%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.46%) Coaching
10 10 (4.46%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.46%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (4.46%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.46%) OOP
11 8 (3.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.86%) SQL
2 19 (8.48%) C#
3 18 (8.04%) VB
3 18 (8.04%) VBA
4 11 (4.91%) C
5 9 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.57%) Java
7 5 (2.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.23%) VBScript
7 5 (2.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.79%) REXX
9 2 (0.89%) Perl
9 2 (0.89%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.45%) JCL
10 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 41 (18.30%) Security Cleared
2 30 (13.39%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 7 (3.13%) Degree
5 4 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.89%) ISEB
6 2 (0.89%) ACCA
6 2 (0.89%) CIMA
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.45%) PMP
7 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.45%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.45%) MCP
7 1 (0.45%) DCSE
7 1 (0.45%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.82%) SLA
2 3 (1.34%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) COBIT
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (22.77%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.46%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.23%) Control-M
2 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.45%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.45%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 146 (65.18%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.71%) Remedy
3 23 (10.27%) Oracle
4 12 (5.36%) VMware
5 9 (4.02%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.13%) SAP
7 5 (2.23%) BMC
7 5 (2.23%) HP
8 4 (1.79%) Citrix
8 4 (1.79%) Lotus
9 3 (1.34%) Cisco
9 3 (1.34%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.89%) Sybase
10 2 (0.89%) McAfee
10 2 (0.89%) Altiris
10 2 (0.89%) Alias
11 1 (0.45%) Amdocs
11 1 (0.45%) Perforce
11 1 (0.45%) Ericsson
11 1 (0.45%) Mapinfo
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