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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 120 130 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.73% 9.03% 6.58%
As % of the Applications category 55.30% 48.33% 47.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 57 17
Average daily rate
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£325 £70 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+364.28% -58.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £65 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £310 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 25 34
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -57.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.63 £10.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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
217 269 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 13.97% 18.68% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 129 45
Average daily rate £253 £80 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.62% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £65 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 46 53
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.43% -42.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £8.96 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £72.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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
Leicestershire +4 38 £150 -16.66% 20
Derbyshire -2 30 £350 +400.00% 15
Northamptonshire +11 27 £383 +27.50% 6
Nottinghamshire -14 12 £375 +15.38% 20
Lincolnshire -2 5 - - 5
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 165 (66.80%) Microsoft
2 98 (39.68%) MS Office
3 83 (33.60%) Windows
4 52 (21.05%) Finance
4 52 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 47 (19.03%) Security Cleared
6 44 (17.81%) SQL
7 36 (14.57%) Windows XP
7 36 (14.57%) Active Directory
8 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
9 33 (13.36%) Oracle
9 33 (13.36%) SC Cleared
10 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
10 32 (12.96%) ITIL
11 26 (10.53%) Migration
11 26 (10.53%) Windows 7
12 24 (9.72%) Remedy
13 23 (9.31%) Project Management
13 23 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
14 21 (8.50%) Service Management
15 19 (7.69%) MS Project
16 18 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (7.29%) Data Migration
17 17 (6.88%) Workflow
17 17 (6.88%) .NET
18 16 (6.48%) VBA
18 16 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 15 (6.07%) C#
19 15 (6.07%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (3.64%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.83%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.43%) Lync
4 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.62%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.62%) MTS
6 2 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.81%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.40%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.40%) CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Apache
7 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 98 (39.68%) MS Office
2 52 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (7.69%) MS Project
4 11 (4.45%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.81%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.40%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.40%) SPSS
8 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 11 (4.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 10 (4.05%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (2.02%) IntelliMatch
4 4 (1.62%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (1.21%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.40%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
3 1 (0.40%) PaaS
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (2.02%) WAN
2 5 (2.02%) Internet
3 4 (1.62%) VoIP
3 4 (1.62%) DNS
3 4 (1.62%) Firewall
4 3 (1.21%) LAN
4 3 (1.21%) Intranet
5 2 (0.81%) MPLS
5 2 (0.81%) SAN
5 2 (0.81%) DHCP
5 2 (0.81%) PBX
6 1 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.40%) IPsec
6 1 (0.40%) LDAP
6 1 (0.40%) PSTN
6 1 (0.40%) ADSL
6 1 (0.40%) Broadband
6 1 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.40%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.77%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (5.26%) MS Access
4 11 (4.45%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (2.43%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.02%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) QlikView
10 1 (0.40%) DB2
10 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.40%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 16 (6.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (3.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.81%) WebDriver
3 2 (0.81%) Selenium
3 2 (0.81%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.40%) Subversion
4 1 (0.40%) NUnit
4 1 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.40%) Ant
4 1 (0.40%) FrontPage
4 1 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
General
1 52 (21.05%) Finance
2 11 (4.45%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.64%) Financial Institution
3 9 (3.64%) Retail
4 7 (2.83%) Marketing
5 6 (2.43%) Banking
6 3 (1.21%) Back Office
6 3 (1.21%) Automotive
7 2 (0.81%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.81%) Advertising
7 2 (0.81%) Publishing
8 1 (0.40%) Front Office
8 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Law
8 1 (0.40%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Billing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 123 (49.80%) Analyst
2 45 (18.22%) Service Analyst
3 39 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 29 (11.74%) Developer
5 21 (8.50%) 1st Line Support
6 18 (7.29%) Data Analyst
7 14 (5.67%) IT Support
8 13 (5.26%) MI Analyst
9 10 (4.05%) Support Analyst
9 10 (4.05%) Project Manager
10 9 (3.64%) C# Developer
11 8 (3.24%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.24%) Administrator
12 7 (2.83%) Business Analyst
12 7 (2.83%) Report Analyst
13 6 (2.43%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (2.43%) Coordinator
14 5 (2.02%) Desktop Support
14 5 (2.02%) Information Analyst
14 5 (2.02%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.88%) .NET
2 15 (6.07%) HTML
3 10 (4.05%) CSS
4 9 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.64%) jQuery
5 6 (2.43%) CSS3
5 6 (2.43%) HTML5
5 6 (2.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (2.43%) XML
6 5 (2.02%) Web Services
6 5 (2.02%) .NET Framework
7 4 (1.62%) COM
8 3 (1.21%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (0.81%) WCF
9 2 (0.81%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.40%) EDI
10 1 (0.40%) Ajax
10 1 (0.40%) ISPF
10 1 (0.40%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.96%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.07%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.64%) NHS
4 4 (1.62%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.21%) NPfIT
5 3 (1.21%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.21%) Data Extraction
5 3 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.81%) Open Source
6 2 (0.81%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.81%) iSeries
6 2 (0.81%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.81%) PKI
6 2 (0.81%) EPoS
6 2 (0.81%) Thin Client
6 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.81%) E-Learning
6 2 (0.81%) AS400
7 1 (0.40%) GIS
7 1 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 83 (33.60%) Windows
2 36 (14.57%) Windows XP
3 26 (10.53%) Windows 7
4 12 (4.86%) Linux
5 9 (3.64%) UNIX
6 6 (2.43%) Windows Vista
6 6 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.21%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.81%) Solaris
9 2 (0.81%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (12.96%) ITIL
2 26 (10.53%) Migration
3 23 (9.31%) Project Management
3 23 (9.31%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (8.50%) Service Management
5 18 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (7.29%) Data Migration
6 17 (6.88%) Workflow
7 14 (5.67%) PRINCE2
8 13 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.86%) ITSM
10 10 (4.05%) Problem Management
10 10 (4.05%) Data Analysis
11 9 (3.64%) Incident Management
11 9 (3.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (3.24%) Risk Management
13 7 (2.83%) ETL
13 7 (2.83%) Configuration Management
13 7 (2.83%) Web Development
13 7 (2.83%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (17.81%) SQL
2 16 (6.48%) VBA
3 15 (6.07%) C#
4 14 (5.67%) VB
5 12 (4.86%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.45%) C
7 10 (4.05%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.02%) PL/SQL
8 5 (2.02%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.62%) Java
9 4 (1.62%) VB6
10 3 (1.21%) VBScript
10 3 (1.21%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.21%) REXX
11 2 (0.81%) X++
11 2 (0.81%) Perl
12 1 (0.40%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (19.03%) Security Cleared
2 33 (13.36%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (3.64%) VCP4
5 8 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 8 (3.24%) Degree
6 6 (2.43%) ACCA
6 6 (2.43%) CIMA
7 4 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (1.62%) Dell Certification
8 3 (1.21%) ISEB
9 2 (0.81%) MOS
9 2 (0.81%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.40%) MCSE
10 1 (0.40%) CCIE
10 1 (0.40%) CCNP
10 1 (0.40%) PMP
10 1 (0.40%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.86%) SLA
2 7 (2.83%) QA
3 2 (0.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) COBIT
System Software
1 36 (14.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.62%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.81%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.40%) XenServer
4 1 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.62%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (1.21%) Control-M
2 3 (1.21%) SCCM
3 2 (0.81%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.40%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.40%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.40%) SCOM
4 1 (0.40%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 165 (66.80%) Microsoft
2 33 (13.36%) Oracle
3 24 (9.72%) Remedy
4 11 (4.45%) SAP
5 9 (3.64%) VMware
6 6 (2.43%) Cisco
7 5 (2.02%) HP
7 5 (2.02%) Citrix
8 4 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (1.62%) Dell
8 4 (1.62%) Adobe
9 3 (1.21%) BMC
9 3 (1.21%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.81%) Lotus
10 2 (0.81%) Business Objects
10 2 (0.81%) Serena
10 2 (0.81%) Alias
11 1 (0.40%) Perforce
11 1 (0.40%) Teradata
11 1 (0.40%) PeopleSoft
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