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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 4.68% 4.47% 5.28%
As % of the Applications category 38.00% 56.00% 64.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 9
Average daily rate
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£281 £219 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £213 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £308 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.87 £11.20 £8.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.00 £12.53
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
50 25 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Nottingham 12.32% 7.99% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 13
Average daily rate £340 £250 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £213 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £317 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.00 £11.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +26.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.84 £12.25 £8.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.44 £12.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 21 (46.67%) MS Office
3 15 (33.33%) Windows
4 11 (24.44%) MS Project
5 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 9 (20.00%) Project Management
7 8 (17.78%) Oracle
7 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
7 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (15.56%) SQL
9 6 (13.33%) UNIX
9 6 (13.33%) Linux
9 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 6 (13.33%) SLA
9 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (11.11%) ITIL
10 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
10 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
10 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
11 4 (8.89%) Migration
11 4 (8.89%) VMware
11 4 (8.89%) Serena
11 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
11 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) MTS
4 2 (4.44%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
5 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (46.67%) MS Office
2 11 (24.44%) MS Project
3 6 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 1 (2.22%) ADSL
2 1 (2.22%) Broadband
2 1 (2.22%) PBX
2 1 (2.22%) WAN
2 1 (2.22%) DHCP
2 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.22%) DNS
2 1 (2.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.22%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 5 (11.11%) Developer
3 4 (8.89%) Configuration Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Configuration Management Analyst
4 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.67%) Architect
4 3 (6.67%) Administrator
4 3 (6.67%) Project Administrator
5 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.44%) Service Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (4.44%) Planning Manager
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Planner
6 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) COM
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.22%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) NHS
2 1 (2.22%) Statistics
2 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) AIX
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 8 (17.78%) PRINCE2
2 8 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) ITIL
3 5 (11.11%) Critical Path Analysis
3 5 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
4 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
4 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.44%) TOGAF
5 2 (4.44%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (4.44%) OO
5 2 (4.44%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.44%) Release Management
5 2 (4.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PL/SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB6
3 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.44%) VB
4 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.22%) C#
4 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) APMP
3 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) HNC
3 1 (2.22%) HND
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) XenServer
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
3 4 (8.89%) Serena
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (4.44%) HP
5 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) NetApp
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.22%) EMC