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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 85 112 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.33% 7.00% 8.15%
As % of the Applications category 58.22% 60.54% 53.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 50
Median daily rate £350 £231 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.35% -22.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £120 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £383 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 28
Median hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.90 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.21 £14.97 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
146 185 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.15% 11.56% 15.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 81 91
Median daily rate £350 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £407 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 43 46
Median hourly rate £10.88 £12.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.00% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.13 £10.20 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.17 £19.03 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -9 24 £350 +21.73% 10
Derbyshire -1 17 £483 +93.00% 4
Leicestershire -7 17 £350 +133.33% 10
Northamptonshire -1 15 £350 +55.55% 7
Lincolnshire -7 4 £325 - 2
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 86 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 69 (38.33%) MS Office
3 44 (24.44%) Windows
4 41 (22.78%) Project Management
5 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 40 (22.22%) SQL
5 40 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (18.89%) Finance
7 33 (18.33%) MS Project
8 31 (17.22%) PRINCE2
9 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (14.44%) ITIL
11 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
12 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (11.67%) MS Visio
14 18 (10.00%) VMware
14 18 (10.00%) Windows XP
14 18 (10.00%) .NET
14 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
15 17 (9.44%) Windows Server
16 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (8.89%) Data Quality
16 16 (8.89%) CRM
16 16 (8.89%) Banking
17 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (8.33%) Windows 7
17 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
18 14 (7.78%) Degree
18 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
18 14 (7.78%) SharePoint

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
5 1 (0.56%) JBoss
5 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 69 (38.33%) MS Office
2 40 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (18.33%) MS Project
4 21 (11.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.56%) InDesign
5 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.56%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.56%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.22%) Boomi
1 4 (2.22%) Office 365
1 4 (2.22%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.11%) IaaS
4 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.56%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.33%) WAN
2 5 (2.78%) Network Security
3 4 (2.22%) DNS
3 4 (2.22%) Internet
4 3 (1.67%) DHCP
4 3 (1.67%) Firewall
4 3 (1.67%) SSL
4 3 (1.67%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.67%) Wireless
5 2 (1.11%) Intranet
5 2 (1.11%) LAN
5 2 (1.11%) SAN
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) ATM
6 1 (0.56%) Broadband
6 1 (0.56%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) RS-232
6 1 (0.56%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 13 (7.22%) MS Access
4 6 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.33%) Power BI
5 4 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.11%) OLAP
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.56%) DTS
8 1 (0.56%) GIS
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.56%) QlikView
8 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.11%) Toad
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
General
1 34 (18.89%) Finance
2 16 (8.89%) Banking
3 11 (6.11%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.89%) Back Office
4 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.33%) Marketing
6 4 (2.22%) Advertising
6 4 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.11%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.11%) Games
7 2 (1.11%) Interactive Media
7 2 (1.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.11%) Retail
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (35.00%) Analyst
2 21 (11.67%) Service Analyst
3 20 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 18 (10.00%) Architect
5 16 (8.89%) Developer
6 15 (8.33%) Coordinator
6 15 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (7.22%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.89%) Administrator
8 7 (3.89%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Consultant
9 6 (3.33%) Data Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Delivery Manager
9 6 (3.33%) Information Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) IT Analyst
9 6 (3.33%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (3.33%) SQL Analyst
10 5 (2.78%) Change Coordinator
10 5 (2.78%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (2.78%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.00%) .NET
2 7 (3.89%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.33%) Web Services
4 5 (2.78%) CSS
5 4 (2.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.67%) jQuery
7 2 (1.11%) ADO.NET
7 2 (1.11%) LINQ
7 2 (1.11%) WinForms
8 1 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.56%) EDI
8 1 (0.56%) HTML
8 1 (0.56%) HTML5
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (0.56%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.56%) NHS
3 7 (3.89%) Statistics
4 6 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.78%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
6 4 (2.22%) Data Integration
6 4 (2.22%) Life Science
7 3 (1.67%) PKI
7 3 (1.67%) PMI
8 2 (1.11%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.11%) User Experience
8 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.56%) Informatics
9 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.44%) Windows
2 18 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 17 (9.44%) Windows Server
4 15 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 15 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.56%) Unix
7 7 (3.89%) Linux
7 7 (3.89%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.33%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.67%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.78%) Project Management
2 31 (17.22%) PRINCE2
3 26 (14.44%) ITIL
4 23 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (8.89%) CRM
6 14 (7.78%) Configuration Management
6 14 (7.78%) Data Analysis
7 13 (7.22%) Migration
8 11 (6.11%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.11%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.11%) Service Management
8 11 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (6.11%) Strategic Planning
9 10 (5.56%) Coaching
9 10 (5.56%) Time Management
9 10 (5.56%) UML
10 9 (5.00%) Performance Management
11 8 (4.44%) Release Management
11 8 (4.44%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (6.67%) C#
3 11 (6.11%) JavaScript
4 7 (3.89%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.78%) Java
6 4 (2.22%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.11%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.56%) VB
8 1 (0.56%) VBA
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.78%) Degree
3 7 (3.89%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (3.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 3 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.11%) CISMP
6 2 (1.11%) CISSP
6 2 (1.11%) ISEB
6 2 (1.11%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCNA
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCITP
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.22%) QA
4 2 (1.11%) SLA
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.56%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) vRealize
Vendors
1 86 (47.78%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.00%) VMware
3 14 (7.78%) SAP
4 12 (6.67%) Oracle
5 10 (5.56%) Red Hat
6 9 (5.00%) Remedy
7 8 (4.44%) Tableau
8 7 (3.89%) Citrix
9 5 (2.78%) Dell
9 5 (2.78%) Northgate
9 5 (2.78%) Sun
10 4 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.67%) HP
12 2 (1.11%) Adobe
12 2 (1.11%) AppSense
12 2 (1.11%) Lumension
13 1 (0.56%) ESRI
13 1 (0.56%) Google
13 1 (0.56%) Minitab
13 1 (0.56%) Webroot
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