The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / East Midlands
Rank 35 26 16
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 81 92 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 5.43% 5.68% 8.11%
As % of the Applications category 55.48% 58.23% 56.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 48 62
Median daily rate £350 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £130 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £538 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 21
Median hourly rate £14.55 £15.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.43% +19.59%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.59 £11.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £38.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +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 the East Midlands with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 146 158 233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 9.78% 9.76% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 102
Median daily rate £325 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +32.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £138 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £643 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 37
Median hourly rate £14.30 £13.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.52% +2.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

MS 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 MS Excel in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in the East Midlands

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Excel in the East Midlands

MS 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 MS Excel within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Leicestershire -9 23 £333 +33.00% 13
Derbyshire -7 19 £438 +51.51% 9
Northamptonshire +7 16 £300 -17.24% 8
Nottinghamshire -11 15 £270 -29.18% 12
Lincolnshire -6 1 - - 3
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 117 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (34.57%) MS Office
3 52 (32.10%) SQL
3 52 (32.10%) SQL Server
4 49 (30.25%) Windows
5 44 (27.16%) Finance
6 24 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
7 23 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (13.58%) ITIL
9 21 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (11.73%) MS Project
11 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
12 17 (10.49%) VBA
12 17 (10.49%) .NET
12 17 (10.49%) T-SQL
13 16 (9.88%) MS Visio
13 16 (9.88%) Banking
14 15 (9.26%) Business Analysis
14 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (9.26%) Project Management
14 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
14 15 (9.26%) Windows Server
15 13 (8.02%) Degree
15 13 (8.02%) C#
15 13 (8.02%) VMware
16 12 (7.41%) Scrum
16 12 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint

MS Excel
Top Related 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 12 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.32%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.85%) SAS
5 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.62%) CMS
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.62%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 56 (34.57%) MS Office
2 19 (11.73%) MS Project
3 16 (9.88%) MS Visio
4 12 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.23%) SPSS
6 1 (0.62%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) WebTrends
2 4 (2.47%) Demantra
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.47%) SnowdropKCS
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
4 1 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.09%) Adobe Analytics
2 3 (1.85%) Boomi
2 3 (1.85%) IBM Blueworks
3 2 (1.23%) Office 365
4 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.56%) SAN
2 8 (4.94%) Wireless
3 7 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 6 (3.70%) NAS
5 5 (3.09%) Structured Cabling
6 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.85%) Firewall
7 3 (1.85%) Internet
7 3 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.23%) DNS
8 2 (1.23%) LAN
8 2 (1.23%) WAN
9 1 (0.62%) 3G
9 1 (0.62%) DHCP
9 1 (0.62%) Intranet
9 1 (0.62%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.62%) LDAP
9 1 (0.62%) RS-232
9 1 (0.62%) VoIP
9 1 (0.62%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (32.10%) SQL Server
2 23 (14.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (13.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (6.79%) Power BI
6 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (4.32%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (4.32%) PowerPivot
9 6 (3.70%) Microsoft Power View
9 6 (3.70%) MS Access
9 6 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (3.09%) RDBMS
11 4 (2.47%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (2.47%) DTS
11 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (2.47%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.47%) JDeveloper
3 3 (1.85%) JIRA
4 2 (1.23%) git-flow
4 2 (1.23%) gulp
4 2 (1.23%) Jasmine
4 2 (1.23%) NUnit
4 2 (1.23%) Selenium
4 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (27.16%) Finance
2 16 (9.88%) Banking
3 11 (6.79%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.94%) Retail
5 5 (3.09%) Advertising
5 5 (3.09%) Marketing
5 5 (3.09%) Publishing
6 3 (1.85%) Legal
6 3 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.23%) Local Government
8 1 (0.62%) Avionics
8 1 (0.62%) Back Office
8 1 (0.62%) Military
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 45 (27.78%) Analyst
2 28 (17.28%) Developer
3 12 (7.41%) Business Analyst
4 11 (6.79%) Applications Support
4 11 (6.79%) Support Analyst
5 10 (6.17%) SQL Developer
6 8 (4.94%) Applications Support Analyst
6 8 (4.94%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Agile Business Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Consultant
7 6 (3.70%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (3.70%) Service Analyst
7 6 (3.70%) Software Analyst
8 5 (3.09%) Architect
8 5 (3.09%) Cabling Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Coordinator
8 5 (3.09%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.09%) Project Coordinator
8 5 (3.09%) Project Engineer
8 5 (3.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.49%) .NET
2 6 (3.70%) D3.js
3 5 (3.09%) XML
4 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.85%) CSS
5 3 (1.85%) HTML
5 3 (1.85%) jQuery
6 2 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.23%) Angular 2
6 2 (1.23%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.23%) Entity Framework
6 2 (1.23%) JSON
6 2 (1.23%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.23%) Ninject
6 2 (1.23%) Node.js
6 2 (1.23%) REST
6 2 (1.23%) SOAP
6 2 (1.23%) Software Packaging
6 2 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.20%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.85%) Credit Risk
3 3 (1.85%) Driving Licence
3 3 (1.85%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.23%) PMI
5 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.62%) Clustering
5 1 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) FMCG
5 1 (0.62%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.62%) PKI
5 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 49 (30.25%) Windows
2 18 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 15 (9.26%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (6.17%) Windows XP
6 9 (5.56%) Windows 10
7 7 (4.32%) Unix
8 6 (3.70%) Linux
9 5 (3.09%) Android
10 4 (2.47%) HPUX
11 3 (1.85%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 22 (13.58%) ITIL
3 21 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.26%) Business Analysis
4 15 (9.26%) Project Management
4 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (7.41%) Scrum
6 11 (6.79%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (6.17%) Analytics
7 10 (6.17%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.56%) ITSM
8 9 (5.56%) Service Management
9 8 (4.94%) Coaching
9 8 (4.94%) Migration
9 8 (4.94%) Release Management
9 8 (4.94%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (4.32%) CRM
10 7 (4.32%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.32%) Time Management
11 6 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.10%) SQL
2 17 (10.49%) T-SQL
2 17 (10.49%) VBA
3 13 (8.02%) C#
4 8 (4.94%) C
5 7 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.70%) Java
7 4 (2.47%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.47%) VB
8 2 (1.23%) C++
8 2 (1.23%) MATLAB
8 2 (1.23%) Python
8 2 (1.23%) R
8 2 (1.23%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.23%) VBScript
9 1 (0.62%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (8.02%) Degree
2 11 (6.79%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.85%) ISEB
7 2 (1.23%) MCITP
7 2 (1.23%) MCP
7 2 (1.23%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.62%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (0.62%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.62%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.32%) ISO 9001
1 7 (4.32%) PMO
2 5 (3.09%) SLA
3 2 (1.23%) QA
4 1 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 23 (14.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (2.47%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.85%) vSphere
5 3 (1.85%) XenApp
6 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.62%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (2.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.23%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.23%) SCOM
2 2 (1.23%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.62%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.62%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 117 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) VMware
3 10 (6.17%) Oracle
4 7 (4.32%) Cisco
5 6 (3.70%) HP
5 6 (3.70%) Webroot
6 5 (3.09%) Brio
6 5 (3.09%) Citrix
6 5 (3.09%) Cognos
6 5 (3.09%) Coremetrics
6 5 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
6 5 (3.09%) Omniture
6 5 (3.09%) Siemens
7 3 (1.85%) Dell
7 3 (1.85%) Remedy
7 3 (1.85%) SAP
8 2 (1.23%) EqualLogic
8 2 (1.23%) Minitab
8 2 (1.23%) Sophos
8 2 (1.23%) Veeam
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 hours ago
Northampton
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £120 - £145 per day + Overtime, On-Call Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago