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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 6 months to 30 June 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 47 28 52
Rank change year-on-year -19 +24 +20
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 46 56 25
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.36% 5.24% 2.93%
As % of the Applications category 31.72% 48.28% 40.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 44 14
10th Percentile £96 - £208
25th Percentile £123 £91 £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £218 £94 £350
Median % change year-on-year +132.18% -73.14% +0.72%
75th Percentile £413 £201 £426
90th Percentile £540 £426 £443
England median daily rate £450 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +18.42% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
10th Percentile £9.62 £15.75 £8.81
25th Percentile £12.06 £20.25 £9.26
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £11.02
Median % change year-on-year -10.42% +117.84% +8.98%
75th Percentile £25.06 £24.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £29.50 £25.20 -
England median hourly rate £19.76 £17.50 £20.11
% change year-on-year +12.91% -12.98% +21.88%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 145 116 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.58% 10.85% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 77 31
10th Percentile £129 £91 £150
25th Percentile £176 £92 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £300 £163 £335
Median % change year-on-year +84.62% -51.49% -1.11%
75th Percentile £488 £350 £419
90th Percentile £540 £477 £465
England median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 17
10th Percentile £9.72 £9.00 £9.31
25th Percentile £9.74 £9.13 £11.17
Median hourly rate £19.25 £11.27 £12.24
Median % change year-on-year +70.85% -7.91% -2.90%
75th Percentile £24.69 £20.06 £15.27
90th Percentile £34.13 £24.28 £33.75
England median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +21.62% +2.78% +9.09%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 30 June 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Leicestershire -15 13 £98 +4.84% 8
Derbyshire -11 11 £540 +486.96% 5
Northamptonshire -4 10 £175 -58.82% 9
Nottinghamshire 0 5 £100 -63.64% 6
Lincolnshire 0 5 £232 +92.92% 4
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 18 (39.13%) Social Skills
4 17 (36.96%) ITIL
5 16 (34.78%) Windows
6 14 (30.43%) Change Management
6 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
7 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
7 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft 365
8 12 (26.09%) SAP
8 12 (26.09%) ABAP
9 11 (23.91%) BPSS Clearance
10 9 (19.57%) Organisational Skills
10 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (17.39%) Oracle
11 8 (17.39%) SLA
11 8 (17.39%) Azure
11 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
12 7 (15.22%) SAP HANA
12 7 (15.22%) Commercial Awareness
12 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
12 7 (15.22%) HTTP
12 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (15.22%) Solaris
12 7 (15.22%) Java
12 7 (15.22%) Unix
12 7 (15.22%) JDBC
12 7 (15.22%) SOAP
12 7 (15.22%) XML

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 7 (15.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (43.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Primavera
2 5 (10.87%) SAP CO
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FI
2 5 (10.87%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (10.87%) SAP PS
3 1 (2.17%) BASE24
3 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft 365
2 8 (17.39%) Azure
3 6 (13.04%) Power Platform
4 1 (2.17%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.17%) Power Automate
4 1 (2.17%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) ATM
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) BusinessObjects
1 7 (15.22%) SAP BW
1 7 (15.22%) SAP HANA
2 5 (10.87%) Power BI
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.17%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Hudson
General
1 18 (39.13%) Social Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Organisational Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Public Sector
4 5 (10.87%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.17%) Law
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
5 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) SAP Consultant
3 8 (17.39%) Service Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (13.04%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Data Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) SAP CO Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) SAP FI Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 3 (6.52%) SAP PS Consultant
9 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) BAPI
1 7 (15.22%) JDBC
1 7 (15.22%) SAP ALE
1 7 (15.22%) SAP Basis
1 7 (15.22%) SAP PI
1 7 (15.22%) SOAP
1 7 (15.22%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (2.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) NHS
2 2 (4.35%) Legacy Systems
3 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.22%) Solaris
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 1 (2.17%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 14 (30.43%) Change Management
3 7 (15.22%) Commercial Awareness
3 7 (15.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.04%) Proactive Maintenance
4 6 (13.04%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (10.87%) BPR
5 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
6 4 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.35%) Active Listening
8 2 (4.35%) Agile
8 2 (4.35%) Data Analysis
8 2 (4.35%) ERP
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) ABAP
2 7 (15.22%) Java
2 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (15.22%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.17%) C
4 1 (2.17%) COBOL
4 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (28.26%) SC Cleared
1 13 (28.26%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.91%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.35%) HND
3 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.39%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) SAP
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle
4 7 (15.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.52%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) GoldenSource
6 1 (2.17%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.17%) NCR
6 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.17%) VMware