The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -16 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.71% 3.40% 4.48%
As % of the Applications category 9.09% 38.89% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Median daily rate - £200 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +48.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -3.12% +18.51%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Derbyshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 18 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 7.77% 8.74% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Median daily rate £355 £240 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.91% +77.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £128 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £314 £235
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £14.20 £11.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.22% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.57 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.63% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Derbyshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Derbyshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Derbyshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Derbyshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Derbyshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Chesterfield -3 2 - -
Microsoft Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 12 (70.59%) VBA
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (52.94%) Finance
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (17.65%) Unix
7 3 (17.65%) SAS
7 3 (17.65%) Base SAS
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) SCOM
8 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
8 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (11.76%) Business Forecasting
8 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
8 2 (11.76%) Windows
8 2 (11.76%) Legal
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) MDX
9 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (5.88%) Samba
9 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
9 1 (5.88%) Oracle

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 3 (17.65%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (17.65%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP
4 1 (5.88%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (5.88%) Power BI
4 1 (5.88%) PowerPivot
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior SQL Developer
3 4 (23.53%) T-SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SAS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
5 2 (11.76%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Planning Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSAS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSIS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SSRS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Access Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Business Forecasting
2 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) VBA
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle