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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 115 117 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.17% 8.07% 7.16%
As % of the Applications category 61.17% 52.47% 56.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 48
Average daily rate
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£210 £300 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +215.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £174 £69
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £428 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 27 18
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £11.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +15.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.94 £8.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £72.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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
188 223 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 11.73% 15.39% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 96 101
Average daily rate £213 £313 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.00% +160.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £165 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 24
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £9.94 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £72.50 £17.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Leicestershire +3 41 £150 -47.82% 13
Nottinghamshire -6 30 £286 -4.58% 11
Derbyshire +1 26 £250 -9.09% 6
Northamptonshire -10 11 £225 -40.00% 6
Lincolnshire +2 4 - - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 166 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 114 (45.42%) MS Office
3 96 (38.25%) Windows
4 57 (22.71%) SQL
4 57 (22.71%) Active Directory
5 56 (22.31%) Finance
6 55 (21.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 52 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
8 48 (19.12%) SQL Server
9 45 (17.93%) Windows XP
10 33 (13.15%) .NET
10 33 (13.15%) Security Cleared
11 30 (11.95%) Project Management
12 27 (10.76%) Financial Institution
12 27 (10.76%) SLA
13 26 (10.36%) MS Project
13 26 (10.36%) C#
13 26 (10.36%) ITIL
14 24 (9.56%) VBA
14 24 (9.56%) Oracle
14 24 (9.56%) Remedy
15 21 (8.37%) Banking
15 21 (8.37%) SC Cleared
16 20 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
16 20 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (7.57%) VB
17 19 (7.57%) Service Management
17 19 (7.57%) Hedge funds
18 18 (7.17%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (3.59%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (2.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.20%) SAS
3 3 (1.20%) IBM Notes
3 3 (1.20%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.80%) Lync
4 2 (0.80%) MTS
4 2 (0.80%) IIS
5 1 (0.40%) CMS
5 1 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 114 (45.42%) MS Office
2 55 (21.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (10.36%) MS Project
4 10 (3.98%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.39%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.80%) SPSS
6 2 (0.80%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 6 (2.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (1.20%) SyteLine
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
4 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.40%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.40%) Primavera
5 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
1 1 (0.40%) Office 365
1 1 (0.40%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.99%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.59%) Internet
2 4 (1.59%) SAN
3 3 (1.20%) Intranet
3 3 (1.20%) Firewall
3 3 (1.20%) VoIP
4 2 (0.80%) WAN
4 2 (0.80%) DHCP
4 2 (0.80%) LAN
4 2 (0.80%) PBX
4 2 (0.80%) DNS
5 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.40%) SSL
5 1 (0.40%) VPN
5 1 (0.40%) Extranet
5 1 (0.40%) 3G
5 1 (0.40%) MPLS
5 1 (0.40%) ATM
5 1 (0.40%) GPRS
5 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.58%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (3.59%) MS Access
5 5 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.99%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.59%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.80%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.40%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.40%) Big Data
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.40%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.80%) JIRA
3 2 (0.80%) Selenium
3 2 (0.80%) Microsoft Blend
3 2 (0.80%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.40%) NUnit
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
General
1 56 (22.31%) Finance
2 27 (10.76%) Financial Institution
3 21 (8.37%) Banking
4 16 (6.37%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.79%) Telecoms
5 7 (2.79%) Marketing
6 4 (1.59%) Retail
7 3 (1.20%) Advertising
8 2 (0.80%) Legal
9 1 (0.40%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.40%) Games
9 1 (0.40%) Back Office
9 1 (0.40%) Law
Job Titles
1 103 (41.04%) Analyst
2 41 (16.33%) Service Analyst
3 38 (15.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (11.16%) Developer
5 25 (9.96%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (6.77%) MI Analyst
7 16 (6.37%) IT Support
8 15 (5.98%) Data Analyst
9 14 (5.58%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.78%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.78%) Team Leader
11 11 (4.38%) Coordinator
12 10 (3.98%) Development Team Leader
12 10 (3.98%) Project Coordinator
12 10 (3.98%) Software Team Leader
12 10 (3.98%) Software Development Team Leader
12 10 (3.98%) .NET Team Leader
13 8 (3.19%) Help Desk Support
13 8 (3.19%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (13.15%) .NET
2 14 (5.58%) Web Services
3 13 (5.18%) .NET Framework
4 11 (4.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (3.98%) HTML
6 6 (2.39%) WPF
6 6 (2.39%) XML
7 5 (1.99%) CSS
8 4 (1.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.59%) HTML5
8 4 (1.59%) LINQ
8 4 (1.59%) jQuery
9 3 (1.20%) WCF
10 2 (0.80%) Silverlight
10 2 (0.80%) SOAP
10 2 (0.80%) COM
10 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 1 (0.40%) RESTful
11 1 (0.40%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (20.72%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.57%) Hedge funds
3 15 (5.98%) Management Information System
4 13 (5.18%) Blackberry
5 11 (4.38%) Data Centre
6 10 (3.98%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.39%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.99%) User Experience
9 4 (1.59%) NHS
9 4 (1.59%) Life Science
9 4 (1.59%) Clustering
10 3 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 3 (1.20%) Physics
11 2 (0.80%) RIA
11 2 (0.80%) Data Extraction
11 2 (0.80%) Statistics
11 2 (0.80%) PMI
11 2 (0.80%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.40%) Visualisation
12 1 (0.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (38.25%) Windows
2 45 (17.93%) Windows XP
3 14 (5.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (5.18%) UNIX
5 9 (3.59%) Windows 7
6 7 (2.79%) Windows Vista
7 6 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.99%) Linux
9 4 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.40%) Android
11 1 (0.40%) MVS
11 1 (0.40%) AIX
11 1 (0.40%) HPUX
11 1 (0.40%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (11.95%) Project Management
2 26 (10.36%) ITIL
3 20 (7.97%) Business Intelligence
3 20 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (7.57%) Service Management
5 17 (6.77%) Workflow
5 17 (6.77%) Coaching
6 14 (5.58%) ITSM
6 14 (5.58%) PRINCE2
6 14 (5.58%) Data Analysis
6 14 (5.58%) Incident Management
7 13 (5.18%) Configuration Management
7 13 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (4.78%) Mentoring
8 12 (4.78%) CRM
9 11 (4.38%) Migration
9 11 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (3.98%) OOP
10 10 (3.98%) Resource Management
10 10 (3.98%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (22.71%) SQL
2 26 (10.36%) C#
3 24 (9.56%) VBA
4 19 (7.57%) VB
5 18 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 12 (4.78%) Java
7 9 (3.59%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.99%) VBScript
8 5 (1.99%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.59%) C
9 4 (1.59%) REXX
10 2 (0.80%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.80%) VB6
10 2 (0.80%) Perl
10 2 (0.80%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.40%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.40%) R
11 1 (0.40%) JCL
Qualifications
1 33 (13.15%) Security Cleared
2 21 (8.37%) SC Cleared
3 18 (7.17%) Degree
4 8 (3.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 5 (1.99%) MCP
5 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.59%) MCSA
6 4 (1.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (1.59%) MCDST
6 4 (1.59%) MCTS
6 4 (1.59%) MCITP
7 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.80%) ISEB
8 2 (0.80%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.40%) DCSE
9 1 (0.40%) PMP
9 1 (0.40%) Dell Certification
9 1 (0.40%) ACCA
9 1 (0.40%) CIMA
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.76%) SLA
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 4 (1.59%) TickIT
3 4 (1.59%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.80%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 57 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.98%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.40%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (1.99%) Control-M
2 2 (0.80%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.80%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.40%) Puppet
3 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.40%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 166 (66.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.56%) Oracle
2 24 (9.56%) Remedy
3 13 (5.18%) VMware
4 9 (3.59%) Red Hat
5 6 (2.39%) HP
5 6 (2.39%) Citrix
6 5 (1.99%) BMC
7 3 (1.20%) Cisco
7 3 (1.20%) Lotus
8 2 (0.80%) Altiris
8 2 (0.80%) Sybase
8 2 (0.80%) McAfee
9 1 (0.40%) Perforce
9 1 (0.40%) Alias
9 1 (0.40%) Ericsson
9 1 (0.40%) Dell
9 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (0.40%) SAP
9 1 (0.40%) IBM
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