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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 98 137 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.05% 7.85% 7.57%
As % of the Applications category 62.42% 58.80% 51.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 35
Average daily rate £300 £265 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +55.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £81 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 35
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
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
157 233 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 9.69% 13.34% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 101 79
Average daily rate £325 £250 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +72.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £81 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 37 52
Average hourly rate £12.30 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.38% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.98 £10.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.75 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Nottinghamshire +19 40 £363 +3.57% 7
Leicestershire -8 28 £244 +200.92% 5
Derbyshire -8 16 £390 -2.50% 12
Northamptonshire -11 8 £300 +20.00% 11
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 98 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 64 (37.21%) MS Office
3 48 (27.91%) Windows
4 44 (25.58%) Project Management
5 39 (22.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 35 (20.35%) Finance
6 35 (20.35%) SQL
7 30 (17.44%) Active Directory
8 28 (16.28%) PRINCE2
9 25 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (14.53%) Windows Server
10 24 (13.95%) MS Project
11 23 (13.37%) VMware
12 22 (12.79%) Configuration Management
12 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
13 20 (11.63%) Unix
13 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
14 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
14 19 (11.05%) Windows XP
15 18 (10.47%) .NET
15 18 (10.47%) Oracle
15 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (9.88%) Banking
17 15 (8.72%) Data Analysis
17 15 (8.72%) MS Access
18 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
19 13 (7.56%) CRM

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 (5.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.07%) IIS
3 5 (2.91%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.58%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (37.21%) MS Office
2 39 (22.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (13.95%) MS Project
4 12 (6.98%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.16%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.33%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.58%) SAP HR
3 1 (0.58%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) WAN
2 4 (2.33%) DNS
2 4 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (1.74%) DHCP
3 3 (1.74%) Internet
3 3 (1.74%) LAN
3 3 (1.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.16%) Intranet
4 2 (1.16%) RS-232
4 2 (1.16%) RS-485
4 2 (1.16%) SAN
4 2 (1.16%) VoIP
4 2 (1.16%) VPN
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.58%) Skype
5 1 (0.58%) SMTP
5 1 (0.58%) WebEx
5 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.72%) MS Access
4 9 (5.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.49%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 4 (2.33%) Power BI
10 3 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.74%) QlikView
10 3 (1.74%) ReportNet
11 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.58%) Big Data
12 1 (0.58%) OLAP
12 1 (0.58%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.58%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 5 (2.91%) Microsoft Blend
2 4 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.58%) Selenium
4 1 (0.58%) Toad
4 1 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (20.35%) Finance
2 17 (9.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.40%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.81%) Retail
5 6 (3.49%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (2.91%) Back Office
6 5 (2.91%) Legal
7 4 (2.33%) Marketing
8 3 (1.74%) Advertising
8 3 (1.74%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (1.16%) Billing
10 1 (0.58%) Automotive
10 1 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.58%) Law
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (30.23%) Analyst
2 23 (13.37%) Architect
3 20 (11.63%) Developer
3 20 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (6.98%) Service Analyst
5 11 (6.40%) Administrator
5 11 (6.40%) Coordinator
5 11 (6.40%) Service Desk Analyst
6 10 (5.81%) Project Manager
7 7 (4.07%) Information Analyst
7 7 (4.07%) Project Administrator
8 6 (3.49%) Cabling Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) Delivery Manager
8 6 (3.49%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Analyst
8 6 (3.49%) SQL Developer
9 5 (2.91%) .NET Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (2.91%) Silverlight Developer
10 4 (2.33%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.47%) .NET
2 7 (4.07%) Web Services
3 5 (2.91%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.91%) Silverlight
3 5 (2.91%) WPF
4 3 (1.74%) CSS
4 3 (1.74%) 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%) HTML
5 1 (0.58%) HTML5
5 1 (0.58%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.98%) NHS
3 10 (5.81%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.23%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.07%) Statistics
6 6 (3.49%) Minimum Viable Product
6 6 (3.49%) User Experience
7 5 (2.91%) RIA
8 4 (2.33%) PMI
9 3 (1.74%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.16%) FMCG
10 2 (1.16%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.16%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.58%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.58%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 48 (27.91%) Windows
2 25 (14.53%) Windows Server
3 20 (11.63%) Unix
4 19 (11.05%) Windows XP
5 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (10.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (7.56%) Linux
7 11 (6.40%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (5.81%) Windows 7
9 8 (4.65%) Windows 8
10 7 (4.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.74%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.74%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.16%) Android
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE
13 1 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.58%) Project Management
2 28 (16.28%) PRINCE2
3 22 (12.79%) Configuration Management
4 20 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (9.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (8.72%) Data Analysis
7 14 (8.14%) Mentoring
8 13 (7.56%) CRM
9 12 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.98%) ITIL
9 12 (6.98%) Process Improvement
9 12 (6.98%) Requirements Analysis
10 11 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.81%) Performance Management
11 10 (5.81%) Project Planning
11 10 (5.81%) Strategic Planning
12 9 (5.23%) Time Management
13 8 (4.65%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (4.65%) Product Management
13 8 (4.65%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (20.35%) SQL
2 10 (5.81%) C#
2 10 (5.81%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.65%) VB.NET
4 6 (3.49%) Java
5 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.74%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.16%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.16%) C
6 2 (1.16%) Perl
6 2 (1.16%) Python
6 2 (1.16%) VB
6 2 (1.16%) VBA
6 2 (1.16%) VBScript
7 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) R
7 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.58%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 10 (5.81%) Degree
3 5 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 4 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.74%) CCNA
5 3 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.74%) ISEB
5 3 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.74%) MCSE
5 3 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.16%) CCDA
6 2 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.58%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.58%) HNC
7 1 (0.58%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCITP
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.40%) Data Quality
2 6 (3.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (2.33%) QA
4 3 (1.74%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.16%) TickIT
System Software
1 30 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 13 (7.56%) VMware ESX
3 12 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.16%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.16%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.58%) Firmware
6 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.58%) vSphere
6 1 (0.58%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (4.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (56.98%) Microsoft
2 23 (13.37%) VMware
3 19 (11.05%) Red Hat
4 18 (10.47%) Oracle
5 13 (7.56%) SAP
6 10 (5.81%) Tableau
7 8 (4.65%) HP
8 7 (4.07%) Remedy
9 6 (3.49%) Cisco
9 6 (3.49%) Cognos
9 6 (3.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (2.91%) Citrix
11 4 (2.33%) AppSense
11 4 (2.33%) Lumension
12 3 (1.74%) Dell
12 3 (1.74%) Sun
13 2 (1.16%) Adobe
13 2 (1.16%) Casewise
14 1 (0.58%) Google
14 1 (0.58%) NetApp
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