The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Nottingham 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 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 37 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.72% 4.35% 6.77%
As % of the Applications category 32.26% 36.36% 61.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Average daily rate
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£375 £313 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +104.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £303 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £323 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 8
Average hourly rate £10.92 £14.00 £10.30
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.01% +35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.40 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.00 £13.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
- -6.29%
MS Excel
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Applications Category
Nottingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
31 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 8.42% 11.96% 10.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 13
Average daily rate £426 £300 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.91% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £280 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £320 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £10.54
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +32.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £8.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £14.00 £13.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Nottingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Nottingham region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Nottingham region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (52.94%) MS Office
3 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
5 7 (20.59%) Project Management
5 7 (20.59%) Windows
5 7 (20.59%) MS Project
5 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 5 (14.71%) Critical Path Analysis
7 5 (14.71%) Strategic Planning
7 5 (14.71%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 4 (11.76%) SQL
8 4 (11.76%) UNIX
8 4 (11.76%) Linux
8 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
9 3 (8.82%) .NET
9 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
10 2 (5.88%) DevOps
10 2 (5.88%) Lync
10 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
10 2 (5.88%) COM
10 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
10 2 (5.88%) VB

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Nottingham 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 2 (5.88%) MTS
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Lync
1 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.94%) Apache
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 18 (52.94%) MS Office
2 7 (20.59%) MS Project
3 2 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) ADSL
2 1 (2.94%) Broadband
2 1 (2.94%) PBX
2 1 (2.94%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.94%) Front Office
2 1 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 2 (5.88%) Planning Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Coordinator
3 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Deskside Support
4 1 (2.94%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Business Manager
4 1 (2.94%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (2.94%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (2.94%) Project Administrator
4 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.88%) COM
2 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) WCF
3 1 (2.94%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.94%) iPad
1 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (23.53%) PRINCE2
3 7 (20.59%) Project Management
4 5 (14.71%) ITIL
4 5 (14.71%) Critical Path Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.88%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
7 2 (5.88%) Release Management
8 1 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB6
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.88%) VB
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) APMP
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenServer
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
1 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (2.94%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Serena
4 1 (2.94%) EMC
4 1 (2.94%) Citrix
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat