Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 62 40
Rank change year-on-year -18 -22 +2
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 72 103 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.26% 3.11% 4.30%
As % of the Applications category 26.97% 34.45% 39.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 62 56
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £263 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +47.62% +7.69% -22.00%
10th Percentile £219 £81 £116
90th Percentile £575 £486 £438
England median daily rate £369 £350 £374
% change year-on-year +5.36% -6.48% +10.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 20
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.30 £11.25 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.20% -10.00% +35.80%
10th Percentile £9.09 £10.00 £10.49
90th Percentile £35.83 £14.66 £23.63
England median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +8.57% +10.97% -1.44%

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 267 299 349
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.36% 9.02% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 169 146
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £300 £276
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £154 £86 £120
90th Percentile £525 £478 £463
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +1.43% - +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 48 68
East Midlands median hourly rate £11.50 £11.17 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.95% -10.64% -5.66%
10th Percentile £9.20 £8.69 £9.50
90th Percentile £21.40 £15.33 £19.08
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor 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 17 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +2 25 £250 +201.20% 1
Northamptonshire -4 19 £438 +75.00% 1
Nottinghamshire -5 18 £431 +23.21%
Derbyshire -18 7 £248 +20.73% 4
Lincolnshire -3 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 21 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 19 (26.39%) Finance
4 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (19.44%) Project Management
5 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 11 (15.28%) Windows
6 11 (15.28%) PMO
7 10 (13.89%) SQL
7 10 (13.89%) Oracle
8 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
8 9 (12.50%) Retail
8 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (11.11%) ITIL
9 8 (11.11%) C#
10 7 (9.72%) .NET
10 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
10 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
10 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
10 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
10 7 (9.72%) Degree
11 6 (8.33%) Dependency Management
11 6 (8.33%) Banking
11 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.33%) Intranet
11 6 (8.33%) Internet
11 6 (8.33%) VBA
11 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio

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 (9.72%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
2 3 (4.17%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.78%) Documentum
4 1 (1.39%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.39%) CMS
4 1 (1.39%) Confluence
4 1 (1.39%) SAS
4 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 32 (44.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 21 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Office
4 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.39%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.39%) iTrent
1 1 (1.39%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.39%) Google Drive
2 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.72%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (8.33%) Intranet
3 5 (6.94%) ATM
4 2 (2.78%) Modbus
5 1 (1.39%) Firewall
5 1 (1.39%) LAN
5 1 (1.39%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Big Data
2 3 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.17%) GIS
2 3 (4.17%) MS Access
2 3 (4.17%) QlikView
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 2 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (2.78%) Power BI
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.39%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.39%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.17%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 19 (26.39%) Finance
2 9 (12.50%) Retail
3 6 (8.33%) Banking
4 5 (6.94%) Legal
5 3 (4.17%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.17%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.78%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.39%) Advertising
7 1 (1.39%) Marketing
7 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (34.72%) Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Administrator
2 7 (9.72%) Business Analyst
2 7 (9.72%) Developer
3 6 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 3 (4.17%) Architect
4 3 (4.17%) C# Developer
4 3 (4.17%) Coordinator
4 3 (4.17%) IT Administrator
4 3 (4.17%) Junior
4 3 (4.17%) PMO Analyst
4 3 (4.17%) PMO Manager
4 3 (4.17%) Report Manager
4 3 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (2.78%) Applications Developer
5 2 (2.78%) IT Analyst
5 2 (2.78%) PMO Planner
5 2 (2.78%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (2.78%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.72%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.56%) CSS
3 4 (5.56%) HTML
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (4.17%) Aurelia
4 3 (4.17%) CSS3
4 3 (4.17%) HTML5
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) Razor View Engine
4 3 (4.17%) REST
4 3 (4.17%) SOAP
4 3 (4.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (1.39%) Lambda Expressions
5 1 (1.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.94%) Unix
4 2 (2.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.39%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (19.44%) Project Management
2 8 (11.11%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.33%) Dependency Management
5 5 (6.94%) CRM
5 5 (6.94%) Migration
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
6 4 (5.56%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 4 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 4 (5.56%) ERP
6 4 (5.56%) ETL
6 4 (5.56%) People Management
6 4 (5.56%) Resource Management
6 4 (5.56%) Server Building
7 3 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.17%) SFIA
7 3 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) SQL
2 8 (11.11%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) VBA
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Degree
2 1 (1.39%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.39%) MCSD
2 1 (1.39%) MCSE
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.39%) OCP
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.28%) PMO
2 3 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) SCVMM
2 4 (5.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.89%) Oracle
3 6 (8.33%) SAP
4 5 (6.94%) VMware
5 2 (2.78%) Cognos
5 2 (2.78%) Siemens
6 1 (1.39%) Adobe
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) Nintex
6 1 (1.39%) Omniture
6 1 (1.39%) Remedy
6 1 (1.39%) Workday