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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 134 122 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.31% 8.16% 7.17%
As % of the Applications category 62.62% 48.41% 54.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 50 66
Average daily rate
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£225 £319 £89
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +259.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £69
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 22 12
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.42 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +8.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £9.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £28.00 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
214 252 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.28% 16.86% 13.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 113 123
Average daily rate £225 £313 £119
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +163.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £150 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 22
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +13.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.52 £20.00 £16.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +5 49 £150 -35.13% 13
Nottinghamshire -2 35 £286 -8.40% 15
Derbyshire -1 20 £250 -20.63% 6
Northamptonshire -4 18 £288 -23.33% 3
Lincolnshire 0 5 - - 7
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 157 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 125 (52.97%) MS Office
3 86 (36.44%) Windows
4 61 (25.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 61 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (23.73%) SQL
6 52 (22.03%) Active Directory
7 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
7 48 (20.34%) Finance
8 38 (16.10%) .NET
9 36 (15.25%) Windows XP
10 31 (13.14%) ITIL
11 29 (12.29%) Degree
12 27 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
12 27 (11.44%) C#
13 26 (11.02%) SLA
14 25 (10.59%) Project Management
14 25 (10.59%) MS Project
15 24 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
15 24 (10.17%) Financial Institution
16 23 (9.75%) Oracle
16 23 (9.75%) Security Cleared
17 22 (9.32%) Service Management
18 20 (8.47%) Computer Science
19 19 (8.05%) Web Services
20 18 (7.63%) VBA
20 18 (7.63%) Manufacturing
21 17 (7.20%) ITSM
21 17 (7.20%) Banking
21 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (3.81%) SharePoint
1 9 (3.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 8 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.97%) IIS
4 3 (1.27%) IBM Notes
4 3 (1.27%) SAS
5 2 (0.85%) MTS
6 1 (0.42%) CMS
6 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 125 (52.97%) MS Office
2 61 (25.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (10.59%) MS Project
4 8 (3.39%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.85%) SPSS
6 2 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) SyteLine
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.42%) Infor CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.12%) TCP/IP
1 5 (2.12%) SAN
2 4 (1.69%) Intranet
2 4 (1.69%) Internet
3 2 (0.85%) Firewall
3 2 (0.85%) DNS
3 2 (0.85%) ATM
3 2 (0.85%) PBX
3 2 (0.85%) VoIP
3 2 (0.85%) Wireless
4 1 (0.42%) 2G
4 1 (0.42%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.42%) HSPA
4 1 (0.42%) NAS
4 1 (0.42%) 4G
4 1 (0.42%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.42%) WAN
4 1 (0.42%) DHCP
4 1 (0.42%) FTP
4 1 (0.42%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (5.93%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (4.24%) MS Access
5 5 (2.12%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.27%) SAP BI
7 3 (1.27%) SAP HANA
7 3 (1.27%) SAP BW
7 3 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.85%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.42%) Crystal Enterprise
9 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.42%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 11 (4.66%) Visual Studio
2 10 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.54%) JIRA
3 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Blend
4 5 (2.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
General
1 48 (20.34%) Finance
2 24 (10.17%) Financial Institution
3 18 (7.63%) Manufacturing
4 17 (7.20%) Banking
5 7 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.69%) Marketing
7 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 3 (1.27%) Legal
8 2 (0.85%) Retail
9 1 (0.42%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Front Office
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (33.90%) Analyst
2 34 (14.41%) Service Analyst
2 34 (14.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 29 (12.29%) Developer
4 23 (9.75%) 1st Line Support
5 16 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (6.36%) Support Analyst
7 14 (5.93%) MI Analyst
8 12 (5.08%) Data Analyst
9 11 (4.66%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.24%) Coordinator
10 10 (4.24%) Software Engineer
10 10 (4.24%) IT Support
11 9 (3.81%) Lead Software Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Support Engineer
11 9 (3.81%) Team Leader
12 8 (3.39%) Development Team Leader
12 8 (3.39%) Project Coordinator
12 8 (3.39%) Administrator
12 8 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (16.10%) .NET
2 19 (8.05%) Web Services
3 16 (6.78%) ASP.NET
4 14 (5.93%) .NET Framework
5 9 (3.81%) HTML
5 9 (3.81%) WPF
6 6 (2.54%) Silverlight
7 5 (2.12%) HTML5
8 4 (1.69%) XML
8 4 (1.69%) CSS
9 3 (1.27%) SOAP
9 3 (1.27%) LINQ
9 3 (1.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.85%) WCF
10 2 (0.85%) REST
10 2 (0.85%) CSS3
10 2 (0.85%) jQuery
10 2 (0.85%) COM
11 1 (0.42%) J2EE
11 1 (0.42%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.85%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 17 (7.20%) Hedge funds
4 14 (5.93%) Blackberry
5 13 (5.51%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.66%) Life Science
7 9 (3.81%) User Experience
7 9 (3.81%) Data Centre
8 8 (3.39%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.97%) NHS
10 6 (2.54%) RIA
11 5 (2.12%) Clustering
11 5 (2.12%) CMDB
12 3 (1.27%) Mathematics
12 3 (1.27%) Physics
12 3 (1.27%) PACS
12 3 (1.27%) PMI
12 3 (1.27%) Data Extraction
13 2 (0.85%) Learning Management System
13 2 (0.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 86 (36.44%) Windows
2 36 (15.25%) Windows XP
3 14 (5.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (5.08%) Windows 7
5 10 (4.24%) UNIX
6 8 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (2.97%) Windows Vista
7 7 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.27%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.42%) MVS
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.14%) ITIL
2 27 (11.44%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (10.59%) Project Management
4 24 (10.17%) Business Intelligence
5 22 (9.32%) Service Management
6 17 (7.20%) ITSM
7 16 (6.78%) Waterfall
7 16 (6.78%) Coaching
8 15 (6.36%) UML
8 15 (6.36%) V-Model
9 13 (5.51%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.08%) CRM
10 12 (5.08%) Data Analysis
10 12 (5.08%) Mentoring
11 11 (4.66%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.66%) Workflow
12 10 (4.24%) Logistics
12 10 (4.24%) Incident Management
12 10 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (3.81%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (23.73%) SQL
2 27 (11.44%) C#
3 18 (7.63%) VBA
4 16 (6.78%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.51%) VB
5 13 (5.51%) JavaScript
6 8 (3.39%) Java
7 4 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.27%) C
8 3 (1.27%) ABAP
8 3 (1.27%) VBScript
9 2 (0.85%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.85%) VB6
10 1 (0.42%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (0.42%) R
10 1 (0.42%) ActionScript
10 1 (0.42%) REXX
10 1 (0.42%) JCL
10 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (12.29%) Degree
2 23 (9.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (3.81%) Chartered Engineer
5 7 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (2.54%) MCP
7 5 (2.12%) MCSA
7 5 (2.12%) MCDST
7 5 (2.12%) MCTS
7 5 (2.12%) MCITP
8 4 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (1.69%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.85%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.42%) ISEB
10 1 (0.42%) PMP
10 1 (0.42%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (11.02%) SLA
2 15 (6.36%) TickIT
2 15 (6.36%) ISO 9001
3 5 (2.12%) QA
4 2 (0.85%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (22.03%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.54%) VMware ESX
3 4 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.42%) vSphere
5 1 (0.42%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (1.27%) Control-M
1 3 (1.27%) SCCM
2 2 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 157 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 23 (9.75%) Oracle
3 17 (7.20%) Remedy
4 12 (5.08%) Citrix
5 11 (4.66%) VMware
6 8 (3.39%) HP
7 6 (2.54%) Red Hat
7 6 (2.54%) BMC
8 3 (1.27%) SAP
8 3 (1.27%) Lotus
8 3 (1.27%) Altiris
9 2 (0.85%) Tableau
9 2 (0.85%) MobileIron
9 2 (0.85%) Symantec
9 2 (0.85%) EMC
9 2 (0.85%) McAfee
9 2 (0.85%) Cisco
9 2 (0.85%) Sybase
10 1 (0.42%) IBM
10 1 (0.42%) Ericsson
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ISL
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Posted: 4 days ago
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ISL
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Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per annum
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Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £9.00 per hour
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Rate: £36000 - £41000 per annum
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Venturi
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Computer Futures
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Rate: £650 - £800 per day + DOE
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