The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the East Midlands region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 116 105 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.06% 7.25% 5.61%
As % of the Applications category 52.97% 56.45% 45.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 32
Average daily rate
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£300 £95 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+215.78% -66.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £69 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £375 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.69 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.50% -19.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £8.89 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £19.00 £38.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.24% -8.31%
Applications Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
219 186 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 15.22% 12.84% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 101 81
Average daily rate £313 £120 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.41% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £70 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 24 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £17.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
MS Excel
England

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 32 £288 -20.68% 14
Nottinghamshire +10 25 £300 -4.00% 15
Derbyshire -7 20 £275 +292.85% 10
Northamptonshire -3 17 £375 - 19
Lincolnshire +3 4 £275 +15.78% 10
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 159 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 97 (41.63%) MS Office
3 93 (39.91%) Windows
4 63 (27.04%) Active Directory
5 59 (25.32%) MS PowerPoint
6 48 (20.60%) SQL
7 45 (19.31%) Windows XP
8 37 (15.88%) Finance
9 34 (14.59%) SQL Server
10 28 (12.02%) Oracle
11 26 (11.16%) Remedy
12 24 (10.30%) Migration
12 24 (10.30%) Windows 7
13 21 (9.01%) ITIL
13 21 (9.01%) SharePoint
14 20 (8.58%) MS Visio
14 20 (8.58%) NHS
14 20 (8.58%) Incident Management
14 20 (8.58%) Degree
15 18 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (7.73%) Blackberry
16 17 (7.30%) Project Management
17 16 (6.87%) .NET
17 16 (6.87%) VMware
18 14 (6.01%) UNIX
18 14 (6.01%) MS Project
18 14 (6.01%) ISO 9001
18 14 (6.01%) Linux
18 14 (6.01%) SLA
18 14 (6.01%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 21 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (5.15%) MS Exchange
4 7 (3.00%) IIS
5 5 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (1.72%) SAS
7 3 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (1.29%) Lync
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe CQ
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 97 (41.63%) MS Office
2 59 (25.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 20 (8.58%) MS Visio
4 14 (6.01%) MS Project
5 5 (2.15%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.86%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.43%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.43%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.58%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.43%) WAN
3 5 (2.15%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.15%) HTTP
3 5 (2.15%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.72%) Internet
4 4 (1.72%) LAN
4 4 (1.72%) DNS
5 3 (1.29%) SAN
5 3 (1.29%) DHCP
6 2 (0.86%) VPN
6 2 (0.86%) Wireless
7 1 (0.43%) IPsec
7 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.43%) Network Security
7 1 (0.43%) Intranet
7 1 (0.43%) SSL
7 1 (0.43%) DSL
7 1 (0.43%) Firewall
7 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (5.58%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (3.43%) MS Access
4 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (3.00%) OLAP
5 6 (2.58%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.58%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle ODI
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle OLAP
6 5 (2.15%) Star Schema
7 4 (1.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (2.58%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.29%) MSTest
4 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Blend
5 2 (0.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.86%) JUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.43%) Toad
6 1 (0.43%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.43%) MSI
6 1 (0.43%) InstallShield
6 1 (0.43%) NUnit
6 1 (0.43%) Oracle APEX
General
1 37 (15.88%) Finance
2 10 (4.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (3.00%) Banking
4 5 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.29%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.29%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Back Office
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Publishing
6 1 (0.43%) Legal
6 1 (0.43%) Billing
6 1 (0.43%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.43%) International Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (39.48%) Analyst
2 30 (12.88%) Service Analyst
3 27 (11.59%) Developer
4 23 (9.87%) Support Engineer
5 21 (9.01%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (7.30%) IT Support
7 14 (6.01%) Administrator
8 13 (5.58%) Support Analyst
9 12 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
10 11 (4.72%) Test Analyst
11 10 (4.29%) Project Manager
11 10 (4.29%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.43%) Architect
12 8 (3.43%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (3.43%) IT Support Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.43%) IT Support Technician
12 8 (3.43%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (3.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.87%) .NET
2 10 (4.29%) XML
3 7 (3.00%) HTML
3 7 (3.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.58%) CSS
4 6 (2.58%) WCF
5 5 (2.15%) Silverlight
5 5 (2.15%) HTML5
5 5 (2.15%) jQuery
6 4 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (1.72%) WPF
6 4 (1.72%) .NET Framework
6 4 (1.72%) Web Services
7 3 (1.29%) ADO.NET
7 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 2 (0.86%) SOAP
8 2 (0.86%) OLE
8 2 (0.86%) Ajax
9 1 (0.43%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.43%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.58%) NHS
2 18 (7.73%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 7 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.15%) AS400
5 5 (2.15%) Data Integration
6 4 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.72%) CMDB
7 3 (1.29%) Statistics
7 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.86%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.86%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (0.86%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) GIS
9 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.43%) SCADA
9 1 (0.43%) Informatics
9 1 (0.43%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 93 (39.91%) Windows
2 45 (19.31%) Windows XP
3 24 (10.30%) Windows 7
4 14 (6.01%) UNIX
4 14 (6.01%) Linux
5 8 (3.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (3.00%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.43%) AIX
10 1 (0.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.30%) Migration
2 21 (9.01%) ITIL
3 20 (8.58%) Incident Management
4 18 (7.73%) Business Intelligence
5 17 (7.30%) Project Management
6 13 (5.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (5.15%) Data Analysis
7 12 (5.15%) Data Migration
8 11 (4.72%) Software Testing
8 11 (4.72%) Configuration Management
9 10 (4.29%) Scrum
9 10 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (3.86%) Project Planning
10 9 (3.86%) Workflow
11 8 (3.43%) Change Management
11 8 (3.43%) Six Sigma
11 8 (3.43%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.43%) ERP
12 7 (3.00%) Test Scripting
12 7 (3.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 48 (20.60%) SQL
2 12 (5.15%) C#
3 5 (2.15%) VB
4 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.29%) VBA
4 3 (1.29%) XAML
4 3 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (0.86%) C
5 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
5 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
5 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
5 2 (0.86%) VBScript
6 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.43%) C++
6 1 (0.43%) Java
6 1 (0.43%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.43%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (8.58%) Degree
2 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.72%) ISEB
3 11 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (2.58%) MCP
5 6 (2.58%) MCITP
5 6 (2.58%) ISTQB
6 5 (2.15%) CISA
6 5 (2.15%) CISM
6 5 (2.15%) MCDST
6 5 (2.15%) MCTS
6 5 (2.15%) MCSA
6 5 (2.15%) CISSP
6 5 (2.15%) CRISC
7 4 (1.72%) MCSE
8 3 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.29%) Chartered Engineer
9 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.01%) ISO 9001
1 14 (6.01%) SLA
2 11 (4.72%) TickIT
3 4 (1.72%) QA
4 2 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.43%) DO-160
System Software
1 63 (27.04%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.29%) RACF
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.43%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.43%) XenApp
5 1 (0.43%) XenServer
5 1 (0.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.15%) SCCM
2 3 (1.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.86%) SCOM
3 2 (0.86%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.43%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.43%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 159 (68.24%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.02%) Oracle
3 26 (11.16%) Remedy
4 16 (6.87%) VMware
5 14 (6.01%) Cisco
6 13 (5.58%) Citrix
7 10 (4.29%) HP
8 5 (2.15%) SAP
8 5 (2.15%) NetApp
9 4 (1.72%) EMC
9 4 (1.72%) Telerik
10 3 (1.29%) BMC
10 3 (1.29%) IBM
11 2 (0.86%) Adobe
11 2 (0.86%) Siemens
11 2 (0.86%) Lotus
11 2 (0.86%) Tableau
11 2 (0.86%) RightFax
11 2 (0.86%) Symantec
12 1 (0.43%) MobileIron
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
East Midlands
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £80 to £95 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derbyshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Lincolnshire
People Source Consulting
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £15000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £100 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
East Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Northamptonshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £325.00 per day
Posted: 23 days ago