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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 7.33% 3.66% 5.96%
As % of the Applications category 65.12% 38.78% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 11 4
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £250 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +57.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -6.66%
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
43 49 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 11.26% 9.44% 10.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 25 8
Average daily rate £363 £300 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.38 £17.75 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.64% +43.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.33 £15.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 September 2014, 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 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (45.00%) MS Office
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
4 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 9 (22.50%) MS Project
4 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
5 7 (17.50%) SLA
6 6 (15.00%) ITIL
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.50%) SQL
7 5 (12.50%) Oracle
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
8 4 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
8 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.00%) Finance
8 4 (10.00%) Serena
8 4 (10.00%) VMware
8 4 (10.00%) UNIX
8 4 (10.00%) Linux
8 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
8 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (7.50%) Cisco
9 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Project
3 5 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) DHCP
1 1 (2.50%) DNS
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Internet
1 1 (2.50%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (5.00%) MS Access
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) IT Support
3 4 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Programme Planner
5 2 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) NHS
1 2 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.00%) Statistics
1 2 (5.00%) CMDB
2 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) UNIX
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Project Management
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 4 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.00%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.00%) Release Management
6 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.00%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.50%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.50%) Data Management
7 1 (2.50%) Line Management
7 1 (2.50%) Software Asset Management
7 1 (2.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (7.50%) MCP
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.00%) MCDST
3 2 (5.00%) MCTS
3 2 (5.00%) MCITP
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) APMP
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.50%) HNC
4 1 (2.50%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) GCP
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
1 2 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Serena
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) NetApp
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.50%) Adobe
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