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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 80 107 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.12% 6.43% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 59.70% 56.02% 54.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 43 30
Median daily rate £325 £284 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +62.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £90 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 42
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -3.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.11 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
134 191 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.58% 11.49% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 73 59
Median daily rate £325 £300 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +73.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 42 57
Median hourly rate £11.61 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.83 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 May 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 May 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 29 £343 +19.13% 5
Leicestershire 0 22 £300 +150.00% 9
Derbyshire -2 14 £445 +11.25% 5
Northamptonshire -8 7 £256 +2.50% 10
Lincolnshire 0 2 - - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 80 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 59 (35.12%) MS Office
3 44 (26.19%) Windows
4 41 (24.40%) Project Management
5 36 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 34 (20.24%) Active Directory
7 32 (19.05%) Finance
8 29 (17.26%) SQL
9 28 (16.67%) PRINCE2
9 28 (16.67%) MS Project
10 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
12 22 (13.10%) Windows Server
13 20 (11.90%) Relational Database
13 20 (11.90%) Unix
13 20 (11.90%) Windows XP
14 19 (11.31%) SQL Server
14 19 (11.31%) VMware
15 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
15 17 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (9.52%) .NET
16 16 (9.52%) Banking
17 15 (8.93%) Data Analysis
17 15 (8.93%) MS Access
17 15 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
18 14 (8.33%) MS Visio
18 14 (8.33%) Oracle
18 14 (8.33%) ITIL

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 10 (5.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.60%) IIS
4 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (35.12%) MS Office
2 36 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (16.67%) MS Project
4 14 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.60%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.60%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.60%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.19%) Office 365
3 1 (0.60%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.17%) WAN
2 4 (2.38%) DNS
2 4 (2.38%) Internet
2 4 (2.38%) LAN
2 4 (2.38%) Network Security
2 4 (2.38%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (2.38%) Wireless
3 3 (1.79%) DHCP
3 3 (1.79%) Firewall
3 3 (1.79%) SSL
3 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.19%) Intranet
4 2 (1.19%) RS-232
4 2 (1.19%) RS-485
4 2 (1.19%) VoIP
4 2 (1.19%) VPN
5 1 (0.60%) IP Telephony
5 1 (0.60%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.60%) Skype
5 1 (0.60%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 19 (11.31%) SQL Server
3 15 (8.93%) MS Access
4 6 (3.57%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.38%) Power BI
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.79%) QlikView
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.19%) OLAP
7 2 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.60%) Big Data
8 1 (0.60%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.60%) DTS
8 1 (0.60%) GIS
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.19%) Toad
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.60%) Selenium
2 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 16 (9.52%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.17%) Back Office
5 6 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.38%) Advertising
6 4 (2.38%) Legal
7 3 (1.79%) Marketing
7 3 (1.79%) Retail
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Automotive
9 1 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.60%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (33.33%) Analyst
2 24 (14.29%) Architect
3 18 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 13 (7.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (6.55%) Coordinator
7 10 (5.95%) Developer
7 10 (5.95%) Project Manager
8 9 (5.36%) Administrator
9 7 (4.17%) Information Analyst
9 7 (4.17%) Project Administrator
10 6 (3.57%) Cabling Engineer
10 6 (3.57%) Consultant
10 6 (3.57%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.57%) SQL Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.98%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Data Analyst
11 5 (2.98%) Desktop Engineer
12 4 (2.38%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (9.52%) .NET
2 7 (4.17%) Web Services
3 5 (2.98%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.79%) CSS
4 3 (1.79%) jQuery
5 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.60%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.60%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.74%) NHS
3 9 (5.36%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.17%) Statistics
5 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.57%) Minimum Viable Product
6 3 (1.79%) PKI
6 3 (1.79%) PMI
7 2 (1.19%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.19%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.19%) FMCG
7 2 (1.19%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) CESG
8 1 (0.60%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.60%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.60%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.60%) Social Media
8 1 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (26.19%) Windows
2 22 (13.10%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.90%) Unix
3 20 (11.90%) Windows XP
4 15 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (7.14%) Linux
7 10 (5.95%) Windows 7
8 8 (4.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.79%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.79%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.19%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (24.40%) Project Management
2 28 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 23 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (13.10%) Configuration Management
5 17 (10.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (8.93%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.33%) ITIL
8 13 (7.74%) Mentoring
9 12 (7.14%) CRM
9 12 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (6.55%) Process Improvement
10 11 (6.55%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (6.55%) Strategic Planning
11 10 (5.95%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.95%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.95%) Time Management
12 9 (5.36%) Product Management
12 9 (5.36%) Release Management
13 8 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (4.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.26%) SQL
2 8 (4.76%) C#
3 6 (3.57%) Java
3 6 (3.57%) VB.NET
4 5 (2.98%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.38%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.79%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.19%) VB
7 2 (1.19%) VBA
7 2 (1.19%) VBScript
8 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.60%) R
8 1 (0.60%) VB6
Qualifications
1 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.95%) Degree
3 7 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (2.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.79%) CCNA
5 3 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.79%) ISEB
5 3 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.79%) MCSE
5 3 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.19%) CCDA
6 2 (1.19%) CISMP
6 2 (1.19%) CISSP
6 2 (1.19%) ISSAP
6 2 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCITP
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.14%) Data Quality
2 8 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.38%) QA
4 2 (1.19%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.19%) TickIT
System Software
1 34 (20.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.55%) VMware ESX
3 9 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.60%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.31%) VMware
3 17 (10.12%) Red Hat
4 14 (8.33%) Oracle
5 12 (7.14%) SAP
6 11 (6.55%) Tableau
7 9 (5.36%) Remedy
8 6 (3.57%) HP
8 6 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (2.98%) Cisco
9 5 (2.98%) Citrix
10 4 (2.38%) AppSense
10 4 (2.38%) Lumension
10 4 (2.38%) Sun
11 2 (1.19%) Cognos
11 2 (1.19%) Dell
12 1 (0.60%) Adobe
12 1 (0.60%) EMC
12 1 (0.60%) JD Edwards
12 1 (0.60%) Lotus
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Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Elevate Direct
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: From £25,700 to £56,600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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East Midlands
Real Staffing
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