The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Office Excel
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 19 11
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 17 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 7.09% 6.77% 14.58%
As % of the Applications category 65.52% 47.22% 60.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 19
Median daily rate £438 £289 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +51.51% -17.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £140 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £11.11 £13.60 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.27% -1.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.12 £13.00 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.00 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  

MS 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 29 36 58
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 10.82% 14.34% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 26
Median daily rate £375 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £104 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.60 £13.30 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.23% -3.29%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Derbyshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Derbyshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Derbyshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Derbyshire

MS 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 MS Excel within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Derby -4 15 £431 +35.82% 2
Chesterfield +4 1 - -
MS Excel
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 16 (48.48%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (36.36%) VBA
6 11 (33.33%) Windows
6 11 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
8 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
10 7 (21.21%) VMware
10 7 (21.21%) Banking
10 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
10 7 (21.21%) Unix
10 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (18.18%) Scrum
11 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
11 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
12 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
12 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.15%) Windows 7

MS 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 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
1 4 (12.12%) Tomcat
2 3 (9.09%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS Project
2 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Demantra
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Applications
1 4 (12.12%) SnowdropKCS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.03%) LDAP
3 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
4 9 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
7 4 (12.12%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (12.12%) DTS
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (12.12%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (12.12%) Star Schema
8 3 (9.09%) Base SAS
9 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.03%) MS Access
9 1 (3.03%) OLAP
9 1 (3.03%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) JDeveloper
1 4 (12.12%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 7 (21.21%) Banking
4 4 (12.12%) Publishing
4 4 (12.12%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) SQL Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Agile Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Business Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Software Analyst
5 5 (15.15%) Project Engineer
5 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
6 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Development Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Development Support Analyst
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (12.12%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (9.09%) SAS Developer
8 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Asset Management Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Power BI Developer
9 1 (3.03%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) XML
3 2 (6.06%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) ADSI
4 1 (3.03%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Unix
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (12.12%) HPUX
5 4 (12.12%) Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Configuration Management
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (18.18%) Scrum
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Data Migration
3 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
3 5 (15.15%) Migration
3 5 (15.15%) System Integration Testing
4 4 (12.12%) Business Analysis
4 4 (12.12%) Document Management
4 4 (12.12%) Workflow
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) QMS
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Kimball Methodology
6 1 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 12 (36.36%) VBA
3 8 (24.24%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Samba
4 1 (3.03%) vSphere
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
4 1 (3.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.03%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.21%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 5 (15.15%) Siemens
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy
5 1 (3.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.03%) Symantec