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 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 119 143 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.34% 9.02% 6.23%
As % of the Applications category 43.59% 55.64% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 78 38
Average daily rate
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£256 £108 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+138.37% -49.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £70 £60
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £11.33 £11.50 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -31.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £32.50 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
273 257 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.84% 16.20% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 139 78
Average daily rate £250 £155 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% -41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £70 £65
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 35 35
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.73% -31.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Derbyshire -4 33 £183 +143.33% 16
Nottinghamshire +7 27 £381 +38.63% 18
Leicestershire +7 26 £190 -39.68% 14
Northamptonshire -1 16 £115 -42.50% 17
Lincolnshire +9 5 £225 -35.71% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 163 (71.18%) Microsoft
2 92 (40.17%) MS Office
3 85 (37.12%) Windows
4 48 (20.96%) Active Directory
4 48 (20.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 42 (18.34%) Finance
6 41 (17.90%) SQL
7 31 (13.54%) Migration
8 30 (13.10%) Oracle
8 30 (13.10%) SQL Server
8 30 (13.10%) ITIL
8 30 (13.10%) Windows XP
9 25 (10.92%) Security Cleared
9 25 (10.92%) Windows 7
10 21 (9.17%) SharePoint
11 20 (8.73%) Project Management
11 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
12 19 (8.30%) SLA
13 18 (7.86%) VMware
13 18 (7.86%) SC Cleared
14 17 (7.42%) Degree
14 17 (7.42%) Cisco
14 17 (7.42%) NHS
14 17 (7.42%) MS Project
15 16 (6.99%) MS Visio
15 16 (6.99%) MS Exchange
15 16 (6.99%) TCP/IP
15 16 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (6.99%) Remedy
16 15 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 21 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.99%) MS Exchange
3 8 (3.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.06%) IIS
5 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.75%) SAS
6 3 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) Lync
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe CQ
8 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.44%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) LiveLink
Applications
1 92 (40.17%) MS Office
2 48 (20.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.42%) MS Project
4 16 (6.99%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.93%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (1.31%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.44%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.44%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.31%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.99%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.93%) WAN
3 8 (3.49%) DNS
3 8 (3.49%) Internet
4 6 (2.62%) IPsec
4 6 (2.62%) LDAP
4 6 (2.62%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.75%) Firewall
6 3 (1.31%) LAN
6 3 (1.31%) VoIP
7 2 (0.87%) Wireless
7 2 (0.87%) DHCP
7 2 (0.87%) ADSL
7 2 (0.87%) SAN
7 2 (0.87%) VPN
8 1 (0.44%) PABX
8 1 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.44%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
8 1 (0.44%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.06%) MS Access
3 7 (3.06%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.06%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.87%) OLAP
7 2 (0.87%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.44%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.44%) MSTest
5 1 (0.44%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.44%) NUnit
5 1 (0.44%) MSI
5 1 (0.44%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.44%) Toad
General
1 42 (18.34%) Finance
2 8 (3.49%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.06%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.18%) Retail
4 5 (2.18%) Marketing
5 3 (1.31%) Automotive
5 3 (1.31%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Advertising
6 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Banking
7 1 (0.44%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 82 (35.81%) Analyst
2 20 (8.73%) Support Engineer
3 18 (7.86%) Support Analyst
4 16 (6.99%) Service Analyst
5 15 (6.55%) Developer
6 14 (6.11%) Administrator
7 13 (5.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (5.24%) Help Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.37%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.37%) Project Manager
9 10 (4.37%) IT Support
10 8 (3.49%) Support Technician
10 8 (3.49%) Data Analyst
11 7 (3.06%) MI Analyst
11 7 (3.06%) Active Directory Specialist
11 7 (3.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (3.06%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (3.06%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (2.62%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) .NET
1 10 (4.37%) HTML
2 6 (2.62%) WCF
3 5 (2.18%) HTML5
3 5 (2.18%) Silverlight
3 5 (2.18%) CSS
4 4 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 4 (1.75%) XML
4 4 (1.75%) jQuery
4 4 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.75%) WPF
5 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.31%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (1.31%) ADO.NET
6 2 (0.87%) SOAP
6 2 (0.87%) Web Services
6 2 (0.87%) OLE
7 1 (0.44%) TAPI
7 1 (0.44%) REST
7 1 (0.44%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (7.42%) NHS
3 10 (4.37%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.49%) PKI
5 5 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.18%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.31%) User Experience
6 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.31%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.87%) AS400
7 2 (0.87%) E-Learning
7 2 (0.87%) EPoS
7 2 (0.87%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.87%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.87%) Statistics
7 2 (0.87%) iSeries
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) Derivative
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 85 (37.12%) Windows
2 30 (13.10%) Windows XP
3 25 (10.92%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (5.68%) UNIX
5 10 (4.37%) Linux
5 10 (4.37%) Windows Vista
5 10 (4.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (3.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.87%) AIX
7 2 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.54%) Migration
2 30 (13.10%) ITIL
3 20 (8.73%) Project Management
4 16 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (6.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (6.11%) Incident Management
7 12 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (4.80%) Risk Management
9 10 (4.37%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.37%) PRINCE2
9 10 (4.37%) Time Management
9 10 (4.37%) Data Migration
10 9 (3.93%) Data Analysis
10 9 (3.93%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.93%) Change Management
11 8 (3.49%) Service Management
11 8 (3.49%) Workflow
12 7 (3.06%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (2.62%) Six Sigma
13 6 (2.62%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (17.90%) SQL
2 7 (3.06%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.06%) C#
2 7 (3.06%) VBA
3 6 (2.62%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.75%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.75%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.31%) C
5 3 (1.31%) XAML
6 2 (0.87%) Java
7 1 (0.44%) X++
7 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (10.92%) Security Cleared
2 18 (7.86%) SC Cleared
3 17 (7.42%) Degree
4 12 (5.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (3.06%) ISEB
6 6 (2.62%) MCSE
6 6 (2.62%) Dell Certification
6 6 (2.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (2.18%) CRISC
7 5 (2.18%) CISSP
7 5 (2.18%) CISA
7 5 (2.18%) CISM
8 4 (1.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (1.31%) MCITP
9 3 (1.31%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (1.31%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.31%) MCP
9 3 (1.31%) HNC
10 2 (0.87%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.30%) SLA
2 7 (3.06%) QA
3 6 (2.62%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.31%) TickIT
5 1 (0.44%) DO-160
5 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.44%) GCP
System Software
1 48 (20.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.31%) RACF
5 2 (0.87%) XenServer
6 1 (0.44%) XenApp
6 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.44%) vSphere
6 1 (0.44%) BlackBerry Internet Service
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.62%) SCCM
2 3 (1.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (1.31%) SCOM
3 2 (0.87%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.87%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.87%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.44%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.44%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 163 (71.18%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.10%) Oracle
3 18 (7.86%) VMware
4 17 (7.42%) Cisco
5 16 (6.99%) Remedy
6 10 (4.37%) Citrix
7 9 (3.93%) HP
8 6 (2.62%) SAP
8 6 (2.62%) Dell
8 6 (2.62%) NetApp
9 4 (1.75%) Serena
9 4 (1.75%) Lotus
9 4 (1.75%) Adobe
10 3 (1.31%) Tableau
10 3 (1.31%) HubSpot
10 3 (1.31%) Telerik
10 3 (1.31%) EMC
11 2 (0.87%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.87%) IBM
11 2 (0.87%) LANDesk
Derby, Derbyshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
Leading Resolutions
Rate: £negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £15.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Orgtel
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £23 - £35 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leicestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 33000-40000 Per Annum
Posted: 21 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £525 - £530 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Derbyshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago