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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 80 106 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.27% 6.74% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 59.70% 60.23% 51.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 50 37
Median daily rate £350 £239 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.59% -13.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £120 £73
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 31
Median hourly rate £16.05 £12.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.70% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.61 £10.15 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.67 £16.83 £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
134 176 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.83% 11.19% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 85 66
Median daily rate £350 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £115 £75
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £425 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 47
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £10.16 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.34 £19.02 £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 1 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 1 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 +6 28 £350 +22.80% 8
Leicestershire -5 16 £350 +133.33% 6
Derbyshire -5 14 £490 +50.76% 2
Northamptonshire -3 11 £256 -6.81% 7
Lincolnshire +2 3 - - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 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 75 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 66 (38.15%) MS Office
3 42 (24.28%) Windows
4 41 (23.70%) Project Management
5 40 (23.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
7 33 (19.08%) SQL
8 31 (17.92%) Finance
9 29 (16.76%) MS Project
9 29 (16.76%) PRINCE2
10 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (13.87%) ITIL
13 21 (12.14%) SQL Server
13 21 (12.14%) Relational Database
14 19 (10.98%) MS Visio
14 19 (10.98%) Configuration Management
15 17 (9.83%) Windows XP
15 17 (9.83%) .NET
15 17 (9.83%) VMware
15 17 (9.83%) Windows Server
16 16 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (9.25%) Banking
16 16 (9.25%) CRM
17 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (8.09%) Mentoring
18 14 (8.09%) Red Hat
18 14 (8.09%) Oracle
18 14 (8.09%) Data Analysis
19 13 (7.51%) SAP

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 11 (6.36%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) JBoss
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 66 (38.15%) MS Office
2 40 (23.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 29 (16.76%) MS Project
4 19 (10.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.58%) InDesign
5 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.89%) WAN
2 4 (2.31%) DNS
2 4 (2.31%) Internet
2 4 (2.31%) Network Security
2 4 (2.31%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.73%) DHCP
3 3 (1.73%) Firewall
3 3 (1.73%) SSL
3 3 (1.73%) Wireless
4 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) RS-232
4 2 (1.16%) RS-485
4 2 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) ATM
5 1 (0.58%) Broadband
5 1 (0.58%) LAN
5 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.58%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.14%) Relational Database
1 21 (12.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.51%) MS Access
3 6 (3.47%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.31%) Power BI
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.73%) QlikView
5 3 (1.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.16%) Looker
6 2 (1.16%) OLAP
6 2 (1.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.58%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.58%) DTS
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (1.16%) Toad
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.58%) Selenium
2 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (17.92%) Finance
2 16 (9.25%) Banking
3 9 (5.20%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.05%) Back Office
5 6 (3.47%) Marketing
5 6 (3.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.89%) Advertising
6 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.31%) Legal
8 3 (1.73%) Retail
9 2 (1.16%) Games
9 2 (1.16%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 60 (34.68%) Analyst
2 18 (10.40%) Architect
3 17 (9.83%) Coordinator
3 17 (9.83%) Service Analyst
4 16 (9.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 15 (8.67%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.09%) Developer
7 11 (6.36%) Administrator
8 9 (5.20%) Project Manager
9 7 (4.05%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Cabling Engineer
10 6 (3.47%) Consultant
10 6 (3.47%) Data Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Delivery Manager
10 6 (3.47%) Information Analyst
10 6 (3.47%) Project Coordinator
11 5 (2.89%) .NET Developer
11 5 (2.89%) Business Analyst
11 5 (2.89%) Designer
11 5 (2.89%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.83%) .NET
2 8 (4.62%) Web Services
3 5 (2.89%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.89%) CSS
4 3 (1.73%) jQuery
5 1 (0.58%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (0.58%) Classic ASP
5 1 (0.58%) EDI
5 1 (0.58%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) HTML5
5 1 (0.58%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.36%) NHS
3 9 (5.20%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.05%) Minimum Viable Product
4 7 (4.05%) Statistics
5 6 (3.47%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.73%) PKI
6 3 (1.73%) PMI
7 2 (1.16%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.16%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.16%) FMCG
7 2 (1.16%) Life Science
7 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.16%) User Experience
7 2 (1.16%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.58%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 42 (24.28%) Windows
2 17 (9.83%) Windows Server
2 17 (9.83%) Windows XP
3 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (7.51%) Unix
5 11 (6.36%) Windows 7
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (5.78%) Linux
7 7 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (4.05%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.47%) Windows 10
9 5 (2.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.73%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.70%) Project Management
2 29 (16.76%) PRINCE2
3 27 (15.61%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.87%) ITIL
5 19 (10.98%) Configuration Management
6 16 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (9.25%) CRM
7 14 (8.09%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.09%) Mentoring
8 12 (6.94%) Service Management
8 12 (6.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.36%) Strategic Planning
10 10 (5.78%) Migration
10 10 (5.78%) Release Management
10 10 (5.78%) Time Management
11 9 (5.20%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (5.20%) Change Management
11 9 (5.20%) Performance Management
11 9 (5.20%) Product Management
11 9 (5.20%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (19.08%) SQL
2 9 (5.20%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.62%) C#
4 7 (4.05%) Java
5 6 (3.47%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.16%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.16%) VB
8 2 (1.16%) VBA
9 1 (0.58%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.58%) VB6
9 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.20%) Degree
3 6 (3.47%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.73%) ISEB
6 3 (1.73%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.16%) CISMP
7 2 (1.16%) CISSP
7 2 (1.16%) ISSAP
7 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.58%) CCNA
8 1 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.58%) HND
8 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.58%) MCITP
8 1 (0.58%) MCP
8 1 (0.58%) MCSE
8 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (2.89%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.58%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) TickIT
System Software
1 36 (20.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (4.05%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 75 (43.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.83%) VMware
3 14 (8.09%) Oracle
3 14 (8.09%) Red Hat
4 13 (7.51%) SAP
5 11 (6.36%) Tableau
6 8 (4.62%) Remedy
7 6 (3.47%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (2.89%) Citrix
9 3 (1.73%) HP
9 3 (1.73%) Northgate
9 3 (1.73%) Sun
10 2 (1.16%) Adobe
10 2 (1.16%) AppSense
10 2 (1.16%) Cognos
10 2 (1.16%) Lumension
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco
11 1 (0.58%) Google
11 1 (0.58%) Minitab
11 1 (0.58%) webMethods
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Genium Selection Limited
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