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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / East Midlands
Rank 30 32 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 75 73 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.07% 4.94% 6.97%
As % of the Applications category 46.30% 45.63% 47.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 43 52
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £127 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.98% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 32
Median hourly rate £13.50 £20.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £12.27 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £40.00 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +13.79%

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
162 160 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 10.95% 10.83% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 93 102
Median daily rate £275 £290 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £119 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 41
Median hourly rate £13.00 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +45.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.60 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Northamptonshire +9 30 £338 -15.62% 7
Leicestershire +2 19 £165 -48.83% 10
Derbyshire -4 12 £206 -47.80% 5
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £270 +27.05% 6
Lincolnshire -2 3 - - 4
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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.

1 130 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 61 (34.27%) Windows
3 57 (32.02%) MS Office
3 57 (32.02%) SQL Server
4 52 (29.21%) SQL
5 49 (27.53%) Finance
6 42 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
7 37 (20.79%) Active Directory
8 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (15.73%) ITIL
9 28 (15.73%) Power BI
10 26 (14.61%) .NET
11 25 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 24 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
12 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (12.36%) VMware
14 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (10.67%) Financial Institution
16 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
17 18 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (9.55%) Boomi
18 17 (9.55%) Dell
19 16 (8.99%) C#
19 16 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment
20 15 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
20 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (8.43%) MS Project

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 13 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.81%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 4 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (2.25%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 57 (32.02%) MS Office
2 24 (13.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (8.43%) MS Project
4 12 (6.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Demantra
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (2.25%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (1.12%) Oracle Payroll
2 2 (1.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.12%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Boomi
2 5 (2.81%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (1.69%) IBM Blueworks
4 2 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 2 (1.12%) Office 365
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.43%) Wireless
2 7 (3.93%) SAN
3 6 (3.37%) Internet
3 6 (3.37%) NAS
4 4 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.69%) DHCP
5 3 (1.69%) DNS
5 3 (1.69%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (1.12%) Firewall
6 2 (1.12%) Network Security
6 2 (1.12%) VPN
7 1 (0.56%) 3G
7 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) Profibus
7 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.56%) VoIP
7 1 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (32.02%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (15.73%) Power BI
4 25 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (13.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 21 (11.80%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (7.87%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (5.06%) Microsoft Power View
8 9 (5.06%) Relational Database
9 6 (3.37%) PowerPivot
9 6 (3.37%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.81%) MS Access
10 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.25%) DTS
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.25%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.25%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.25%) JDeveloper
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle Forms
4 3 (1.69%) Selenium
5 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.12%) git-flow
5 2 (1.12%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.56%) JIRA
6 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Financial Institution
3 15 (8.43%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.06%) Retail
6 7 (3.93%) Advertising
7 5 (2.81%) Publishing
8 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.69%) Legal
9 3 (1.69%) Marketing
10 2 (1.12%) Back Office
11 1 (0.56%) Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Local Government
11 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (38.20%) Analyst
2 25 (14.04%) Service Analyst
3 23 (12.92%) Developer
4 20 (11.24%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (9.55%) Consultant
6 15 (8.43%) IT Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) Architect
8 12 (6.74%) Business Analyst
8 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Consultant
8 12 (6.74%) Integration Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.93%) Designer
10 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.93%) SSIS Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Support Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Agile Business Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Applications Support
11 6 (3.37%) Help Desk Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Service Desk Engineer
11 6 (3.37%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.61%) .NET
2 7 (3.93%) .NET Framework
3 6 (3.37%) CSS
3 6 (3.37%) D3.js
4 5 (2.81%) HTML
5 4 (2.25%) XML
6 3 (1.69%) Ajax
6 3 (1.69%) CSS3
6 3 (1.69%) Entity Framework
6 3 (1.69%) HTML5
6 3 (1.69%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.12%) JSON
7 2 (1.12%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.12%) Spring
8 1 (0.56%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.56%) ADSI
8 1 (0.56%) Web Services
8 1 (0.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.93%) Visualisation
3 5 (2.81%) Data Integration
4 4 (2.25%) Data Centre
4 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.12%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.56%) BYOD
7 1 (0.56%) Clustering
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.56%) FMCG
7 1 (0.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.56%) NHS
7 1 (0.56%) PKI
7 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 61 (34.27%) Windows
2 19 (10.67%) Windows 7
3 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (7.87%) Windows Server
4 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (7.87%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.37%) Linux
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.81%) Windows 10
7 4 (2.25%) Android
7 4 (2.25%) HPUX
7 4 (2.25%) Unix
8 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.69%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.60%) Business Intelligence
2 28 (15.73%) ITIL
3 23 (12.92%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (10.11%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (8.99%) Continuous Deployment
6 15 (8.43%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (7.87%) Stakeholder Management
8 13 (7.30%) Business Analysis
8 13 (7.30%) Coaching
9 12 (6.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (6.18%) Functional Testing
10 11 (6.18%) Incident Management
10 11 (6.18%) Mentoring
10 11 (6.18%) Regression Testing
11 10 (5.62%) Chat Support
11 10 (5.62%) Configuration Management
11 10 (5.62%) ETL
12 9 (5.06%) MVC
12 9 (5.06%) Scrum
13 8 (4.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.21%) SQL
2 16 (8.99%) C#
3 12 (6.74%) T-SQL
4 8 (4.49%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.37%) Java
5 6 (3.37%) VB
5 6 (3.37%) VBA
6 4 (2.25%) C
6 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.12%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.56%) C++
8 1 (0.56%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) R
8 1 (0.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) Degree
2 9 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) MCITP
4 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) Data Quality
1 6 (3.37%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.69%) QA
2 3 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (20.79%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.56%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.56%) vSphere
5 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.12%) Ansible
2 2 (1.12%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 130 (73.03%) Microsoft
2 22 (12.36%) VMware
3 17 (9.55%) Dell
4 11 (6.18%) SAP
5 9 (5.06%) Oracle
6 6 (3.37%) HP
6 6 (3.37%) Remedy
6 6 (3.37%) Webroot
7 5 (2.81%) Citrix
8 4 (2.25%) Cisco
8 4 (2.25%) Siemens
9 2 (1.12%) Brio
9 2 (1.12%) Cognos
9 2 (1.12%) Coremetrics
9 2 (1.12%) Google
9 2 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (1.12%) Omniture
9 2 (1.12%) Sun
10 1 (0.56%) Kofax
10 1 (0.56%) Minitab
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