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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 118 167 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.40% 10.44% 6.29%
As % of the Applications category 48.16% 49.55% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 101 36
Average daily rate
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£300 £88 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+242.85% -65.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £68 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 24
Average hourly rate £11.60 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.20% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.17 £9.88 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £31.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
245 337 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.36% 21.08% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 207 77
Average daily rate £250 £110 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+127.27% -63.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £68 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 45 46
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £9.09 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £32.25 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.70
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.05%

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014.

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 29 December 2014. 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 +6 44 £325 +62.50% 6
Nottinghamshire +4 25 £315 +14.54% 10
Derbyshire -7 22 £155 +121.42% 5
Leicestershire +1 13 £190 -38.21% 14
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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.

1 167 (68.16%) Microsoft
2 111 (45.31%) MS Office
3 98 (40.00%) Windows
4 53 (21.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 46 (18.78%) SQL
6 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
6 42 (17.14%) Finance
7 39 (15.92%) Windows 7
8 38 (15.51%) Security Cleared
8 38 (15.51%) SQL Server
8 38 (15.51%) ITIL
9 37 (15.10%) Windows XP
10 34 (13.88%) Oracle
11 30 (12.24%) Migration
11 30 (12.24%) SC Cleared
12 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (8.57%) MS Project
13 21 (8.57%) Project Management
14 18 (7.35%) Management Information System
15 17 (6.94%) Service Management
15 17 (6.94%) NHS
15 17 (6.94%) SLA
15 17 (6.94%) .NET
16 16 (6.53%) HTML
16 16 (6.53%) TCP/IP
16 16 (6.53%) Remedy
17 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
17 15 (6.12%) MS Exchange
17 15 (6.12%) Degree
18 14 (5.71%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 15 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 13 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.04%) IIS
5 4 (1.63%) MTS
5 4 (1.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.22%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.22%) Lync
7 2 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.41%) Apache
8 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.41%) LiveLink
8 1 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 111 (45.31%) MS Office
2 53 (21.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 21 (8.57%) MS Project
4 14 (5.71%) MS Visio
5 8 (3.27%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.22%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.82%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.41%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.41%) SPSS
8 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (1.63%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.22%) CA Clarity
3 2 (0.82%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.41%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.82%) Office 365
2 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.53%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.67%) DNS
2 9 (3.67%) WAN
2 9 (3.67%) Internet
3 6 (2.45%) IPsec
3 6 (2.45%) LDAP
3 6 (2.45%) Kerberos
4 5 (2.04%) Firewall
5 4 (1.63%) VoIP
6 3 (1.22%) Intranet
6 3 (1.22%) LAN
6 3 (1.22%) Wireless
7 2 (0.82%) Network Security
7 2 (0.82%) PBX
7 2 (0.82%) DHCP
7 2 (0.82%) ADSL
7 2 (0.82%) SAN
8 1 (0.41%) CTI
8 1 (0.41%) SNMP
8 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.49%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.27%) Oracle Reports
3 8 (3.27%) MS Access
4 7 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.04%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.82%) QlikView
8 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.41%) DTS
8 1 (0.41%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.41%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 12 (4.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.08%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.22%) Microsoft Blend
4 1 (0.41%) Toad
4 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.41%) FrontPage
General
1 42 (17.14%) Finance
2 9 (3.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (2.86%) Retail
3 7 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.04%) Marketing
5 3 (1.22%) Advertising
5 3 (1.22%) Automotive
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.82%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Publishing
7 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Front Office
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 107 (43.67%) Analyst
2 34 (13.88%) Service Analyst
3 31 (12.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (8.57%) Developer
5 18 (7.35%) Support Analyst
6 16 (6.53%) Administrator
7 14 (5.71%) Support Engineer
8 13 (5.31%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (4.90%) Data Analyst
9 12 (4.90%) IT Support
10 9 (3.67%) MI Analyst
10 9 (3.67%) C# Developer
10 9 (3.67%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.67%) Project Manager
11 8 (3.27%) Support Technician
11 8 (3.27%) Help Desk Analyst
12 7 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
12 7 (2.86%) Test Analyst
12 7 (2.86%) Active Directory Specialist
13 6 (2.45%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.94%) .NET
2 16 (6.53%) HTML
3 12 (4.90%) CSS
4 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 10 (4.08%) jQuery
5 9 (3.67%) HTML5
6 6 (2.45%) CSS3
6 6 (2.45%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (2.45%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.04%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.63%) WCF
8 4 (1.63%) COM
8 4 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (1.22%) ADO.NET
9 3 (1.22%) XML
9 3 (1.22%) WPF
10 1 (0.41%) Application Packaging
10 1 (0.41%) TAPI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.84%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.35%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.94%) NHS
4 8 (3.27%) PKI
5 6 (2.45%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.04%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.22%) User Experience
7 3 (1.22%) NPfIT
7 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.82%) Statistics
8 2 (0.82%) AS400
8 2 (0.82%) E-Learning
8 2 (0.82%) EPoS
8 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.82%) iSeries
8 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.82%) Informatics
9 1 (0.41%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.00%) Windows
2 39 (15.92%) Windows 7
3 37 (15.10%) Windows XP
4 14 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (4.90%) Linux
7 10 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.67%) UNIX
9 7 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.22%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.82%) AIX
12 1 (0.41%) Solaris
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.51%) ITIL
2 30 (12.24%) Migration
3 21 (8.57%) Project Management
4 17 (6.94%) Service Management
5 15 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (4.90%) Data Migration
8 11 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 11 (4.49%) Project Planning
9 10 (4.08%) Workflow
10 9 (3.67%) Configuration Management
10 9 (3.67%) Change Management
10 9 (3.67%) ITSM
10 9 (3.67%) PRINCE2
10 9 (3.67%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (3.27%) Web Development
11 8 (3.27%) Problem Management
11 8 (3.27%) Risk Management
12 7 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (18.78%) SQL
2 12 (4.90%) C
3 11 (4.49%) C#
4 10 (4.08%) JavaScript
5 9 (3.67%) T-SQL
6 8 (3.27%) VBA
6 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
7 7 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 4 (1.63%) VB
8 4 (1.63%) VB6
9 3 (1.22%) XAML
10 2 (0.82%) X++
11 1 (0.41%) Python
11 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 38 (15.51%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.24%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.12%) Degree
4 10 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 6 (2.45%) ISEB
7 6 (2.45%) MCSE
7 6 (2.45%) Dell Certification
8 4 (1.63%) ACCA
8 4 (1.63%) CIMA
8 4 (1.63%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.22%) HNC
9 3 (1.22%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.82%) Chartered Engineer
10 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.82%) MOS
11 1 (0.41%) MCITP
11 1 (0.41%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.94%) SLA
2 9 (3.67%) QA
3 6 (2.45%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.22%) TickIT
5 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) GCP
5 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (17.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.82%) XenServer
5 1 (0.41%) vSphere
5 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.45%) SCCM
2 4 (1.63%) SCOM
2 4 (1.63%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.41%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.41%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 167 (68.16%) Microsoft
2 34 (13.88%) Oracle
3 16 (6.53%) Remedy
4 14 (5.71%) VMware
5 12 (4.90%) Cisco
6 11 (4.49%) SAP
7 9 (3.67%) HP
8 7 (2.86%) Citrix
8 7 (2.86%) NetApp
9 6 (2.45%) Dell
10 4 (1.63%) Adobe
10 4 (1.63%) Serena
11 3 (1.22%) Tableau
11 3 (1.22%) HubSpot
11 3 (1.22%) Telerik
11 3 (1.22%) Lotus
12 2 (0.82%) LANDesk
13 1 (0.41%) Infor
13 1 (0.41%) Veeam
13 1 (0.41%) SolarWinds
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