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 23 September 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 19 20
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 131 118 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.35% 7.21% 6.73%
As % of the Applications category 50.58% 50.86% 50.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 62 41
Average daily rate
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£313 £80 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+290.62% -69.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £68 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £298 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 11
Average hourly rate £10.83 £12.86 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.76% -19.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £21.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -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
259 232 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.51% 14.18% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 121 85
Average daily rate £318 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+176.08% -61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £70 £88
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £338 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 31 34
Average hourly rate £11.96 £11.98 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% -28.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.21 £9.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 23 September 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
Leicestershire +13 40 £231 +15.62% 11
Nottinghamshire +16 32 £338 +17.39% 14
Derbyshire -5 27 £230 +206.66% 10
Northamptonshire +11 14 £185 -7.50% 15
Lincolnshire +8 6 £225 -5.26% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 156 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 85 (38.46%) MS Office
2 85 (38.46%) Windows
3 53 (23.98%) Active Directory
4 49 (22.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 43 (19.46%) Finance
6 40 (18.10%) SQL
7 32 (14.48%) Windows XP
8 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
9 28 (12.67%) ITIL
9 28 (12.67%) Migration
10 26 (11.76%) Oracle
11 22 (9.95%) SharePoint
11 22 (9.95%) Remedy
11 22 (9.95%) Windows 7
12 19 (8.60%) Project Management
12 19 (8.60%) Incident Management
13 18 (8.14%) NHS
14 17 (7.69%) MS Project
15 16 (7.24%) MS Visio
15 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (7.24%) Degree
15 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
16 15 (6.79%) VMware
16 15 (6.79%) SLA
16 15 (6.79%) TCP/IP
17 14 (6.33%) Cisco
17 14 (6.33%) Security Cleared
18 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (9.95%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (3.17%) IIS
5 6 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.81%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.81%) SAS
7 3 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 85 (38.46%) MS Office
2 49 (22.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.69%) MS Project
4 16 (7.24%) MS Visio
5 7 (3.17%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.36%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.79%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.07%) WAN
3 8 (3.62%) DNS
3 8 (3.62%) Internet
4 6 (2.71%) LDAP
4 6 (2.71%) IPsec
4 6 (2.71%) Kerberos
5 4 (1.81%) LAN
6 2 (0.90%) ADSL
6 2 (0.90%) DHCP
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) Firewall
6 2 (0.90%) SAN
6 2 (0.90%) Wireless
7 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.45%) Network Security
7 1 (0.45%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (13.12%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.07%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (3.62%) MS Access
4 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.26%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.81%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.36%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.90%) OLAP
10 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) QlikView
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.45%) DTS
Development Applications
1 10 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.26%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.45%) MSTest
5 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
5 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.45%) NUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 43 (19.46%) Finance
2 7 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.71%) Financial Institution
4 4 (1.81%) Marketing
5 3 (1.36%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.36%) Banking
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
6 2 (0.90%) Advertising
6 2 (0.90%) Back Office
6 2 (0.90%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Electronics
7 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 83 (37.56%) Analyst
2 20 (9.05%) Support Engineer
2 20 (9.05%) Service Analyst
3 16 (7.24%) Developer
4 15 (6.79%) Support Analyst
5 14 (6.33%) Help Desk Analyst
5 14 (6.33%) Administrator
5 14 (6.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (5.43%) IT Support
8 10 (4.52%) Project Manager
8 10 (4.52%) Desktop Support
9 8 (3.62%) Support Technician
9 8 (3.62%) Data Analyst
10 7 (3.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Desktop Engineer
10 7 (3.17%) Active Directory Specialist
11 6 (2.71%) MI Analyst
12 5 (2.26%) Information Risk Manager
12 5 (2.26%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.98%) .NET
2 8 (3.62%) HTML
3 6 (2.71%) WCF
4 5 (2.26%) Silverlight
4 5 (2.26%) CSS
4 5 (2.26%) HTML5
5 4 (1.81%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.81%) jQuery
5 4 (1.81%) WPF
5 4 (1.81%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (1.36%) ADO.NET
6 3 (1.36%) XML
6 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (0.90%) OLE
7 2 (0.90%) SOAP
7 2 (0.90%) Web Services
8 1 (0.45%) Ajax
8 1 (0.45%) LINQ
8 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.14%) NHS
2 16 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.52%) Blackberry
4 9 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.62%) PKI
6 5 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.36%) User Experience
7 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.36%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.36%) AS400
7 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.36%) CMDB
8 2 (0.90%) Statistics
8 2 (0.90%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.90%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.90%) iSeries
9 1 (0.45%) RMADS
9 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 85 (38.46%) Windows
2 32 (14.48%) Windows XP
3 22 (9.95%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (5.43%) UNIX
6 10 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.52%) Linux
7 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (3.62%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (12.67%) ITIL
1 28 (12.67%) Migration
2 19 (8.60%) Project Management
2 19 (8.60%) Incident Management
3 16 (7.24%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (7.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (5.43%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (4.52%) Configuration Management
5 10 (4.52%) PRINCE2
5 10 (4.52%) Data Migration
6 9 (4.07%) Time Management
6 9 (4.07%) Project Planning
6 9 (4.07%) Data Analysis
6 9 (4.07%) Workflow
7 8 (3.62%) Change Management
8 7 (3.17%) Risk Management
8 7 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (2.71%) Six Sigma
9 6 (2.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (18.10%) SQL
2 8 (3.62%) C#
3 7 (3.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.81%) VBA
4 4 (1.81%) T-SQL
4 4 (1.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.36%) XAML
6 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.90%) VB
6 2 (0.90%) C
6 2 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.24%) Degree
2 14 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (3.17%) ISEB
5 6 (2.71%) MCSE
6 5 (2.26%) CISSP
6 5 (2.26%) CISA
6 5 (2.26%) CISM
6 5 (2.26%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.26%) CRISC
7 4 (1.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.36%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.36%) MCITP
8 3 (1.36%) Dell Certification
8 3 (1.36%) MCP
8 3 (1.36%) HNC
9 2 (0.90%) MCSA
9 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.79%) SLA
2 6 (2.71%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.71%) QA
3 3 (1.36%) TickIT
4 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) GCP
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) DO-160
System Software
1 53 (23.98%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.17%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.36%) RACF
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.26%) SCCM
2 3 (1.36%) SCOM
2 3 (1.36%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 156 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.76%) Oracle
3 22 (9.95%) Remedy
4 15 (6.79%) VMware
5 14 (6.33%) Cisco
6 11 (4.98%) Citrix
7 8 (3.62%) HP
8 6 (2.71%) NetApp
8 6 (2.71%) SAP
9 4 (1.81%) Serena
9 4 (1.81%) Lotus
9 4 (1.81%) Adobe
10 3 (1.36%) Dell
10 3 (1.36%) EMC
10 3 (1.36%) Tableau
10 3 (1.36%) Telerik
11 2 (0.90%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.90%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.90%) IBM
11 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £8.50 - £9.70 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Derby
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago