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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 135 123 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.75% 7.75% 6.49%
As % of the Applications category 58.70% 52.34% 49.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 35 17
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£265 £170 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.88% -43.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £68 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £418 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 35 20
Average hourly rate £13.25 £13.25 £13.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
230 235 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.20% 14.80% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 79 34
Average daily rate £245 £145 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.96% -51.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £70 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.75 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +10 50 £81 -63.18% 5
Derbyshire 0 35 £400 +365.11% 12
Northamptonshire -5 25 £250 -33.33% 7
Nottinghamshire -9 15 £350 +124.00% 7
Lincolnshire +6 4 £265 - 1
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 152 (65.24%) Microsoft
2 95 (40.77%) MS Office
3 85 (36.48%) Windows
4 52 (22.32%) MS PowerPoint
5 49 (21.03%) Finance
6 47 (20.17%) Active Directory
7 44 (18.88%) Windows XP
8 42 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 36 (15.45%) SQL
10 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
11 34 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
12 30 (12.88%) SC Cleared
13 27 (11.59%) ITIL
14 26 (11.16%) Remedy
15 25 (10.73%) Oracle
16 23 (9.87%) .NET
16 23 (9.87%) Migration
17 22 (9.44%) C#
18 21 (9.01%) Project Management
18 21 (9.01%) Service Management
19 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
19 20 (8.58%) VB
20 19 (8.15%) Windows 7
21 18 (7.73%) Data Migration
21 18 (7.73%) Workflow
22 17 (7.30%) MS Project
22 17 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
23 16 (6.87%) SLA
23 16 (6.87%) ITSM
24 15 (6.44%) Incident Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (3.43%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.15%) Lync
3 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.72%) MTS
3 4 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (1.29%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.43%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) CMS
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 95 (40.77%) MS Office
2 52 (22.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.30%) MS Project
4 10 (4.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.43%) SPSS
6 1 (0.43%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.43%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.72%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.29%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (1.72%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.43%) Primavera
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.43%) SyteLine
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.43%) Office 365
3 1 (0.43%) GitHub
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
3 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.15%) Internet
3 4 (1.72%) Firewall
3 4 (1.72%) WAN
3 4 (1.72%) SAN
4 3 (1.29%) DNS
4 3 (1.29%) Intranet
4 3 (1.29%) LAN
5 2 (0.86%) DHCP
5 2 (0.86%) VoIP
6 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.43%) FTP
6 1 (0.43%) VPN
6 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) SSL
6 1 (0.43%) MPLS
6 1 (0.43%) PBX
6 1 (0.43%) ADSL
6 1 (0.43%) Broadband
6 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.15%) MS Access
3 11 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.86%) QlikView
7 2 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.43%) Crystal Enterprise
8 1 (0.43%) DB2
8 1 (0.43%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (6.01%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.86%) Selenium
3 2 (0.86%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.43%) Ant
4 1 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.43%) Subversion
4 1 (0.43%) NUnit
4 1 (0.43%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.43%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.43%) Axure RP
General
1 49 (21.03%) Finance
2 13 (5.58%) Financial Institution
3 10 (4.29%) Banking
4 7 (3.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.15%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.86%) Publishing
9 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.43%) Front Office
9 1 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.43%) Advertising
9 1 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.43%) Games
9 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 117 (50.21%) Analyst
2 56 (24.03%) Service Analyst
3 50 (21.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 31 (13.30%) Developer
5 29 (12.45%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (7.73%) IT Support
7 16 (6.87%) Data Analyst
8 11 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.72%) Administrator
9 10 (4.29%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.29%) Team Leader
10 9 (3.86%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.43%) Software Team Leader
11 8 (3.43%) .NET Team Leader
11 8 (3.43%) Software Development Team Leader
11 8 (3.43%) Development Team Leader
12 6 (2.58%) MI Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) Support Analyst
12 6 (2.58%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (2.58%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (9.87%) .NET
2 13 (5.58%) HTML
3 11 (4.72%) CSS
3 11 (4.72%) .NET Framework
4 10 (4.29%) jQuery
4 10 (4.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.58%) CSS3
5 6 (2.58%) HTML5
5 6 (2.58%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.58%) Web Services
5 6 (2.58%) XML
6 4 (1.72%) COM
7 3 (1.29%) AngularJS
7 3 (1.29%) WCF
7 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.86%) Silverlight
8 2 (0.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.43%) J2EE
9 1 (0.43%) JSP
9 1 (0.43%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.59%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.58%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.29%) NHS
4 8 (3.43%) Open Source
4 8 (3.43%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.00%) Hedge funds
6 6 (2.58%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.29%) NPfIT
7 3 (1.29%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.86%) Informatics
8 2 (0.86%) Statistics
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.43%) Tandem
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Clustering
9 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.43%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.43%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 85 (36.48%) Windows
2 44 (18.88%) Windows XP
3 19 (8.15%) Windows 7
4 8 (3.43%) UNIX
4 8 (3.43%) Linux
4 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.72%) Windows Vista
7 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.86%) Solaris
8 2 (0.86%) AIX
9 1 (0.43%) MVS
9 1 (0.43%) HPUX
9 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (11.59%) ITIL
2 23 (9.87%) Migration
3 21 (9.01%) Project Management
3 21 (9.01%) Service Management
4 18 (7.73%) Data Migration
4 18 (7.73%) Workflow
5 17 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (6.87%) ITSM
7 15 (6.44%) Incident Management
8 13 (5.58%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (4.72%) PRINCE2
10 10 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (3.86%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.86%) Resource Management
12 8 (3.43%) Mentoring
12 8 (3.43%) Coaching
12 8 (3.43%) OOP
13 7 (3.00%) ETL
13 7 (3.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (3.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.45%) SQL
2 22 (9.44%) C#
3 20 (8.58%) VB
4 13 (5.58%) C
5 12 (5.15%) JavaScript
6 11 (4.72%) VBA
7 8 (3.43%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.15%) Java
8 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.72%) VB6
9 4 (1.72%) VBScript
9 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.72%) REXX
10 3 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.86%) Perl
12 1 (0.43%) JCL
12 1 (0.43%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.43%) Python
12 1 (0.43%) X++
12 1 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 42 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 30 (12.88%) SC Cleared
3 13 (5.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (3.43%) Degree
5 5 (2.15%) ACCA
5 5 (2.15%) CIMA
5 5 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.86%) ISEB
6 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PMP
7 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.43%) MCP
7 1 (0.43%) DCSE
7 1 (0.43%) NVQ Level 3
7 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.87%) SLA
2 6 (2.58%) QA
3 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) COBIT
System Software
1 47 (20.17%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.15%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Control-M
2 3 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (0.86%) SCCM
3 2 (0.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.43%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.43%) SCOM
Vendors
1 152 (65.24%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.16%) Remedy
3 25 (10.73%) Oracle
4 10 (4.29%) SAP
5 9 (3.86%) VMware
6 5 (2.15%) HP
6 5 (2.15%) Citrix
6 5 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.72%) BMC
7 4 (1.72%) Cisco
8 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.86%) Alias
9 2 (0.86%) Lotus
10 1 (0.43%) Adobe
10 1 (0.43%) Sun
10 1 (0.43%) NetApp
10 1 (0.43%) Nokia
10 1 (0.43%) IBM
10 1 (0.43%) Dell
10 1 (0.43%) EMC
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