Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 44 41 57
Rank change year-on-year -3 +16 -6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 58 31 51
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.83% 3.86% 3.05%
As % of the Applications category 37.66% 36.05% 36.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 21 27
10th Percentile - £91 £110
25th Percentile £94 £93 £151
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £205 £358 £325
Median % change year-on-year -42.66% +10.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £430 £379 £394
90th Percentile £557 £538 £449
England median daily rate £425 £368 £375
% change year-on-year +15.65% -2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 5
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £8.37 - £9.00
Median hourly rate £8.75 £11.07 £9.50
Median % change year-on-year -21.00% +16.53% -3.28%
75th Percentile £11.50 £16.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.40 £19.01 £19.28
England median hourly rate £19.52 £24.50 £19.16
% change year-on-year -20.33% +27.90% +8.68%

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 154 86 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.18% 10.71% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 58 71
10th Percentile £94 £92 £105
25th Percentile £128 £123 £135
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £275 £263 £275
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -15.38%
75th Percentile £438 £385 £381
90th Percentile £575 £507 £488
England median daily rate £425 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 8 35
10th Percentile £8.37 - £10.75
25th Percentile £9.00 £9.00 £11.61
Median hourly rate £9.70 £11.07 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year -12.42% -20.93% +26.47%
75th Percentile £12.14 £14.63 £17.50
90th Percentile £20.00 £25.95 £23.64
England median hourly rate £19.52 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -7.05% +20.00% +9.38%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +3 20 £96 -21.73% 12
Nottinghamshire -17 18 £481 +31.85% 9
Northamptonshire -10 8 £397 +26.10% 9
Derbyshire -3 7 £145 +57.61% 14
Lincolnshire -9 4 £353 +193.75% 2
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 34 (58.62%) Social Skills
3 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (32.76%) Windows
4 19 (32.76%) Windows 10
5 17 (29.31%) Microsoft 365
5 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
6 15 (25.86%) SLA
6 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (22.41%) Power BI
7 13 (22.41%) Power Platform
8 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (17.24%) Finance
9 10 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 7 (12.07%) SQL
12 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.34%) Active Listening
13 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
13 5 (8.62%) ERP
14 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
14 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
14 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
14 4 (6.90%) PMO
15 3 (5.17%) Decision-Making
15 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
15 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow

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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.17%) Confluence
3 1 (1.72%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (17.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (6.90%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.72%) Open Workbench
Cloud Services
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft 365
2 13 (22.41%) Power Platform
3 1 (1.72%) Azure
3 1 (1.72%) GCP
3 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.72%) iTunes
3 1 (1.72%) Lucidchart
3 1 (1.72%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.72%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.72%) Skype
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) Power BI
2 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.72%) BigQuery
5 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.72%) Mixpanel
5 1 (1.72%) Power Query
5 1 (1.72%) SAS EBI
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.72%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (58.62%) Social Skills
2 10 (17.24%) Finance
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Manufacturing
4 3 (5.17%) Presentation Skills
4 3 (5.17%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Retail
6 1 (1.72%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.72%) German Language
6 1 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Analyst
2 21 (36.21%) Service Analyst
3 20 (34.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Data Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Power BI Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Author
8 2 (3.45%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Report Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) CSS
1 2 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.17%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (5.17%) NHS
3 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.45%) Learning Management System
3 2 (3.45%) Wiki
4 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
1 19 (32.76%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.86%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (18.97%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (10.34%) Active Listening
4 5 (8.62%) ERP
5 4 (6.90%) Data Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Data Protection
6 3 (5.17%) Decision-Making
6 3 (5.17%) ITIL
6 3 (5.17%) ITSM
7 2 (3.45%) Actionable Insight
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) Migration
7 2 (3.45%) Presales
7 2 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Project Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) Service Management
7 2 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) A+ Certification
2 1 (1.72%) Dell Certification
2 1 (1.72%) HND
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (25.86%) SLA
2 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.90%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (29.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 37 (63.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
3 2 (3.45%) Cisco
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) SAP
4 1 (1.72%) Apple
4 1 (1.72%) BiZZdesign
4 1 (1.72%) Bomgar
4 1 (1.72%) Dell
4 1 (1.72%) Google
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Informatica
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) Symantec
4 1 (1.72%) VMware