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 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 124 121 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 8.13% 7.30% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 48.44% 54.75% 48.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 69 41
Average daily rate
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£319 £88 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+264.28% -68.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £70 £89
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 10
Average hourly rate £11.96 £11.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% -18.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £9.56 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £21.00 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
256 221 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.78% 13.33% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 128 88
Average daily rate £313 £115 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+171.73% -61.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £70 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 23 32
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.35 £15.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% -28.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.05 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.45 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.14
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.51%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +17 37 £231 +15.62% 6
Nottinghamshire +12 27 £313 +8.69% 16
Derbyshire -8 21 £315 +327.11% 16
Northamptonshire +8 19 £375 - 7
Lincolnshire +9 6 £200 -15.78% 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 153 (68.61%) Microsoft
2 89 (39.91%) Windows
3 88 (39.46%) MS Office
4 59 (26.46%) Active Directory
5 46 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
6 41 (18.39%) Finance
7 38 (17.04%) SQL
7 38 (17.04%) Windows XP
8 30 (13.45%) SQL Server
9 26 (11.66%) Migration
10 24 (10.76%) SharePoint
11 23 (10.31%) ITIL
11 23 (10.31%) Windows 7
12 22 (9.87%) Oracle
13 21 (9.42%) NHS
13 21 (9.42%) Remedy
14 19 (8.52%) Incident Management
15 17 (7.62%) MS Visio
15 17 (7.62%) MS Exchange
16 16 (7.17%) Project Management
16 16 (7.17%) SLA
16 16 (7.17%) VMware
16 16 (7.17%) Degree
17 15 (6.73%) Cisco
17 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
18 14 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
18 14 (6.28%) Security Cleared
19 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
19 13 (5.83%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 24 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 17 (7.62%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (3.59%) IIS
5 7 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.79%) SAS
8 3 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.90%) Lync
10 1 (0.45%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 88 (39.46%) MS Office
2 46 (20.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (7.62%) MS Visio
4 13 (5.83%) MS Project
5 7 (3.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.45%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.35%) CA Clarity
2 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.45%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (0.45%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.73%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.04%) WAN
3 7 (3.14%) Internet
4 6 (2.69%) DNS
5 5 (2.24%) Kerberos
5 5 (2.24%) LDAP
5 5 (2.24%) IPsec
6 4 (1.79%) LAN
7 3 (1.35%) Ethernet
7 3 (1.35%) SAN
8 2 (0.90%) VPN
8 2 (0.90%) ADSL
8 2 (0.90%) Firewall
8 2 (0.90%) Wireless
9 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.45%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.45%) Network Security
9 1 (0.45%) GSM
9 1 (0.45%) VoIP
9 1 (0.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.59%) MS Access
2 8 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (1.79%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.35%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.90%) OLAP
7 2 (0.90%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.45%) DTS
8 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.45%) QlikView
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.24%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (0.90%) JUnit
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.90%) MSTest
4 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.45%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.45%) MSI
5 1 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.45%) NUnit
5 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 41 (18.39%) Finance
2 6 (2.69%) Manufacturing
2 6 (2.69%) Banking
3 4 (1.79%) Retail
3 4 (1.79%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.90%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) International Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Publishing
6 1 (0.45%) Legal
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 87 (39.01%) Analyst
2 24 (10.76%) Service Analyst
3 23 (10.31%) Support Engineer
4 18 (8.07%) Support Analyst
4 18 (8.07%) Developer
5 17 (7.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 16 (7.17%) Administrator
7 14 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
8 13 (5.83%) IT Support
9 12 (5.38%) Desktop Support
10 10 (4.48%) Project Manager
11 9 (4.04%) Desktop Engineer
12 8 (3.59%) Support Technician
12 8 (3.59%) Data Analyst
12 8 (3.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (3.14%) 1st Line Support
14 6 (2.69%) Help Desk Support
14 6 (2.69%) IT Support Analyst
14 6 (2.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.83%) .NET
2 6 (2.69%) WCF
2 6 (2.69%) HTML
3 5 (2.24%) HTML5
3 5 (2.24%) Silverlight
3 5 (2.24%) ASP.NET
3 5 (2.24%) CSS
4 4 (1.79%) WPF
4 4 (1.79%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.79%) jQuery
5 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (1.35%) ADO.NET
5 3 (1.35%) XML
6 2 (0.90%) SOAP
6 2 (0.90%) Web Services
6 2 (0.90%) OLE
7 1 (0.45%) Ajax
7 1 (0.45%) Application Packaging
7 1 (0.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.42%) NHS
2 13 (5.83%) Blackberry
3 11 (4.93%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.69%) PKI
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) CMDB
6 3 (1.35%) Statistics
6 3 (1.35%) AS400
6 3 (1.35%) Data Extraction
6 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.45%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.45%) Derivative
7 1 (0.45%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.45%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
7 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.45%) GIS
7 1 (0.45%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 89 (39.91%) Windows
2 38 (17.04%) Windows XP
3 23 (10.31%) Windows 7
4 13 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.48%) UNIX
5 10 (4.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.48%) Linux
6 9 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (3.59%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.90%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.90%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.90%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (11.66%) Migration
2 23 (10.31%) ITIL
3 19 (8.52%) Incident Management
4 16 (7.17%) Project Management
5 14 (6.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 13 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (4.48%) Data Migration
8 9 (4.04%) Project Planning
8 9 (4.04%) Risk Management
9 8 (3.59%) Configuration Management
9 8 (3.59%) Change Management
10 7 (3.14%) ERP
10 7 (3.14%) Workflow
10 7 (3.14%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.14%) Data Analysis
10 7 (3.14%) Test Scripting
10 7 (3.14%) Network Monitoring
10 7 (3.14%) Test Planning
11 6 (2.69%) Time Management
11 6 (2.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.04%) SQL
2 9 (4.04%) C#
3 6 (2.69%) PowerShell
4 4 (1.79%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.35%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.35%) XAML
6 2 (0.90%) Bash Shell
6 2 (0.90%) VB
6 2 (0.90%) VBA
6 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.90%) C
6 2 (0.90%) Java
7 1 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (7.17%) Degree
2 14 (6.28%) Security Cleared
3 11 (4.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.04%) ISEB
6 7 (3.14%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.24%) CISA
7 5 (2.24%) CISM
7 5 (2.24%) CISSP
7 5 (2.24%) MCSE
7 5 (2.24%) CRISC
8 4 (1.79%) MCP
8 4 (1.79%) MCITP
9 3 (1.35%) MCDST
9 3 (1.35%) MCTS
9 3 (1.35%) Dell Certification
9 3 (1.35%) HNC
9 3 (1.35%) MCSA
9 3 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.35%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.17%) SLA
2 6 (2.69%) ISO 9001
2 6 (2.69%) QA
3 3 (1.35%) TickIT
4 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.45%) GCP
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.45%) DO-160
System Software
1 59 (26.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.14%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.35%) RACF
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.45%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (0.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.45%) XenServer
5 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (2.24%) SCCM
2 3 (1.35%) SCOM
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.90%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 153 (68.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.87%) Oracle
3 21 (9.42%) Remedy
4 16 (7.17%) VMware
5 15 (6.73%) Cisco
6 11 (4.93%) Citrix
7 9 (4.04%) HP
8 6 (2.69%) NetApp
8 6 (2.69%) SAP
9 4 (1.79%) Dell
10 3 (1.35%) EMC
10 3 (1.35%) IBM
10 3 (1.35%) Lotus
10 3 (1.35%) Telerik
10 3 (1.35%) Tableau
11 2 (0.90%) LANDesk
11 2 (0.90%) Serena
11 2 (0.90%) BMC
11 2 (0.90%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.90%) Adobe
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Rate: £8.50 - £9.70 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £12000.00 - £13000.00 per annum
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Northamptonshire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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Rate: £150.00 per day
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