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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 124 114 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.28% 7.19% 6.90%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 55.88% 49.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 63 43
Average daily rate
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£319 £90 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+254.16% -70.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £68 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 10
Average hourly rate £11.96 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.78% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.64 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £20.75 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.06 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.40% -6.25%
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
248 204 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.57% 12.87% 13.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 121 90
Average daily rate £325 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+170.83% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £70 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 21 32
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.35 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.13% -24.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.53%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +15 37 £225 +12.50% 8
Nottinghamshire +8 24 £306 -9.25% 19
Derbyshire -8 22 £315 +350.00% 19
Northamptonshire +9 18 £375 - 10
Lincolnshire +10 6 £200 -15.78% 7
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (69.96%) Microsoft
2 89 (39.91%) Windows
3 88 (39.46%) MS Office
4 61 (27.35%) Active Directory
5 49 (21.97%) MS PowerPoint
6 42 (18.83%) Finance
7 40 (17.94%) SQL
7 40 (17.94%) Windows XP
8 30 (13.45%) SQL Server
9 24 (10.76%) SharePoint
9 24 (10.76%) Migration
10 23 (10.31%) Windows 7
11 22 (9.87%) ITIL
11 22 (9.87%) Remedy
12 20 (8.97%) NHS
13 19 (8.52%) Oracle
14 18 (8.07%) SLA
14 18 (8.07%) Incident Management
15 17 (7.62%) VMware
16 16 (7.17%) MS Exchange
16 16 (7.17%) Project Management
17 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
17 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
17 15 (6.73%) Cisco
17 15 (6.73%) Blackberry
17 15 (6.73%) Degree
18 14 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (5.83%) .NET
19 13 (5.83%) MS Project
19 13 (5.83%) Citrix

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 24 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.17%) MS Exchange
3 11 (4.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.59%) IIS
5 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.24%) SAS
7 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.90%) Lync
9 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (39.46%) MS Office
2 49 (21.97%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (6.73%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.83%) MS Project
5 5 (2.24%) 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 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.35%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP PM
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.45%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.69%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.04%) WAN
3 6 (2.69%) Internet
4 4 (1.79%) DNS
4 4 (1.79%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.79%) LAN
5 3 (1.35%) LDAP
5 3 (1.35%) Kerberos
5 3 (1.35%) SAN
5 3 (1.35%) IPsec
6 2 (0.90%) Firewall
6 2 (0.90%) Wireless
6 2 (0.90%) VPN
6 2 (0.90%) ADSL
7 1 (0.45%) GSM
7 1 (0.45%) VoIP
7 1 (0.45%) DHCP
7 1 (0.45%) SSL
7 1 (0.45%) Intranet
7 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.59%) MS Access
4 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.69%) Data Mining
6 5 (2.24%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.24%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.90%) OLAP
9 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.45%) DTS
10 1 (0.45%) QlikView
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.90%) MSTest
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
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 42 (18.83%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
2 7 (3.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.24%) Retail
3 5 (2.24%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.45%) International Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (39.01%) Analyst
2 25 (11.21%) Service Analyst
3 22 (9.87%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.07%) Developer
5 17 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.17%) Administrator
6 16 (7.17%) Support Analyst
7 15 (6.73%) IT Support
8 14 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.48%) Desktop Support
11 9 (4.04%) Support Technician
11 9 (4.04%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.59%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (3.14%) Systems Administrator
13 7 (3.14%) Desktop Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) MI Analyst
13 7 (3.14%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (3.14%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.83%) .NET
2 6 (2.69%) WCF
3 5 (2.24%) Silverlight
3 5 (2.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.24%) HTML5
3 5 (2.24%) HTML
4 4 (1.79%) jQuery
4 4 (1.79%) CSS
4 4 (1.79%) WPF
4 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.35%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.35%) XML
5 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (0.90%) SOAP
6 2 (0.90%) Web Services
6 2 (0.90%) OLE
7 1 (0.45%) Ajax
7 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.97%) NHS
2 15 (6.73%) Blackberry
3 12 (5.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.79%) AS400
4 4 (1.79%) PKI
4 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.79%) CMDB
4 4 (1.79%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.35%) Statistics
6 2 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.45%) SCADA
7 1 (0.45%) Informatics
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 89 (39.91%) Windows
2 40 (17.94%) Windows XP
3 23 (10.31%) Windows 7
4 12 (5.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (4.04%) UNIX
5 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.04%) Linux
6 8 (3.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.14%) Windows Vista
8 3 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
9 2 (0.90%) AIX
10 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.76%) Migration
2 22 (9.87%) ITIL
3 18 (8.07%) Incident Management
4 16 (7.17%) Project Management
5 14 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (5.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.04%) Project Planning
8 9 (4.04%) Data Analysis
9 8 (3.59%) Change Management
9 8 (3.59%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.59%) Workflow
9 8 (3.59%) ERP
10 7 (3.14%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.14%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (2.69%) Analytics
11 6 (2.69%) Time Management
11 6 (2.69%) PRINCE2
11 6 (2.69%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 40 (17.94%) SQL
2 9 (4.04%) C#
3 4 (1.79%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.35%) XAML
4 3 (1.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.90%) VB
5 2 (0.90%) VBA
5 2 (0.90%) C
5 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.45%) VBScript
6 1 (0.45%) C++
6 1 (0.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (6.73%) Degree
2 13 (5.83%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.59%) ISEB
5 7 (3.14%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.24%) MCITP
6 5 (2.24%) CISA
6 5 (2.24%) CISM
6 5 (2.24%) CISSP
6 5 (2.24%) MCP
6 5 (2.24%) MCSE
6 5 (2.24%) CRISC
7 4 (1.79%) MCSA
7 4 (1.79%) MCDST
7 4 (1.79%) MCTS
8 3 (1.35%) HNC
8 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
8 3 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.07%) SLA
2 6 (2.69%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.69%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) 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 61 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) 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 (2.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) SCOM
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 156 (69.96%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Remedy
3 19 (8.52%) Oracle
4 17 (7.62%) VMware
5 15 (6.73%) Cisco
6 13 (5.83%) Citrix
7 9 (4.04%) HP
8 7 (3.14%) SAP
9 6 (2.69%) NetApp
10 3 (1.35%) Lotus
10 3 (1.35%) EMC
10 3 (1.35%) IBM
10 3 (1.35%) Telerik
10 3 (1.35%) Tableau
11 2 (0.90%) Dell
11 2 (0.90%) Adobe
11 2 (0.90%) BMC
12 1 (0.45%) Apple
12 1 (0.45%) Symantec
12 1 (0.45%) Business Objects
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Rate: £1 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby
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Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Derby
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Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
East Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Leicestershire
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Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Derbyshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago