The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 28 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
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 11 14
Rank change year-on-year -9 +3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 17 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.16% 7.26% 8.73%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 60.71% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 3
Median daily rate £125 £312 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -59.93% +73.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £10.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -45.20%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +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 Dorset with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 5 28 25
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 5.26% 11.97% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 7
Median daily rate £168 £300 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.12% +66.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £136 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £475 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Median hourly rate £26.30 £9.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +176.84% -47.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.34 £8.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.26 £21.00 £30.08
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 Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Dorset

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Dorset

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Bournemouth -1 1 £125 -61.53% 4
Wimborne - 1 £210 -
MS Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) QGIS
3 1 (14.29%) ESRI
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Billing
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) CMDB
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam
3 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (28.57%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) IaaS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) GIS
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) QGIS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) CRM Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 1 (14.29%) GIS Graduate
1 1 (14.29%) GIS Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate
1 1 (14.29%) Graduate GIS Technician
1 1 (14.29%) Migration Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
1 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
1 2 (28.57%) Line Management
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Analytics
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Entry
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) High Availability
2 1 (14.29%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) ESRI
2 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (14.29%) Symantec
2 1 (14.29%) Veeam
2 1 (14.29%) VMware