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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 59 40
Rank change year-on-year -11 -19  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 33 39 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.15% 2.52% 3.77%
As % of the Applications category 27.27% 34.51% 39.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 29
Median daily rate £425 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +94.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £260 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £483 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.05 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.97% +45.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.02 £11.80 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.94 £16.09 £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

Microsoft 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 121 113 151
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 7.87% 7.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 55 70
Median daily rate £340 £350 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.85% +75.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 24
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.04% +2.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.18 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £16.09 £19.02
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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
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 3 months to 27 June 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
Northamptonshire +12 14 £425 +88.88% 1
Leicestershire -4 8 £400 +23.07% 1
Nottinghamshire -8 5 £369 +5.35% 3
Derbyshire -17 2 - - 1
Lincolnshire -8 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 27 (32.53%) Finance
3 24 (28.92%) SQL
3 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Office
4 23 (27.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (26.51%) Project Management
6 19 (22.89%) VBA
7 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
7 13 (15.66%) PMO
8 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
9 11 (13.25%) Banking
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Project
10 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
11 8 (9.64%) Oracle
11 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (8.43%) Retail
12 7 (8.43%) SharePoint
12 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
12 7 (8.43%) Analytics
13 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (7.23%) Dependency Management
13 6 (7.23%) Web Development
13 6 (7.23%) Marketing
13 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
13 6 (7.23%) Change Management

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 (8.43%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.61%) SAS
3 2 (2.41%) Documentum
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) CMS
4 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (27.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (14.46%) MS Visio
4 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (2.41%) SPSS
6 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.02%) WebTrends
2 3 (3.61%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.41%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (2.41%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (1.20%) iTrent
4 1 (1.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.20%) FTP
2 1 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Intranet
2 1 (1.20%) RS-232
2 1 (1.20%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (6.02%) MS Access
5 3 (3.61%) Base SAS
5 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.41%) PowerPivot
6 2 (2.41%) QlikView
7 1 (1.20%) Big Data
7 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.20%) OLAP
7 1 (1.20%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.20%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (1.20%) JIRA
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (32.53%) Finance
2 11 (13.25%) Banking
3 7 (8.43%) Retail
4 6 (7.23%) Marketing
5 3 (3.61%) Legal
6 2 (2.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (1.20%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 25 (30.12%) Analyst
2 16 (19.28%) Developer
3 8 (9.64%) Data Analyst
3 8 (9.64%) SQL Developer
4 7 (8.43%) IT Manager
5 5 (6.02%) PMO Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Supplier Manager
6 4 (4.82%) PMO Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior SQL Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) T-SQL Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Report Manager
7 3 (3.61%) SAS Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Support Officer
7 3 (3.61%) VBA Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.20%) .NET
1 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.20%) CSS
1 1 (1.20%) HTML
1 1 (1.20%) jQuery
1 1 (1.20%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.20%) FMCG
4 1 (1.20%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.02%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Unix
3 2 (2.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.51%) Project Management
2 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (9.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.43%) Analytics
4 7 (8.43%) E-Commerce
5 6 (7.23%) Change Management
5 6 (7.23%) Data Analysis
5 6 (7.23%) Dependency Management
5 6 (7.23%) SEO
5 6 (7.23%) Web Development
6 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.02%) CRM
6 5 (6.02%) Data Management
6 5 (6.02%) ITIL
6 5 (6.02%) Market Research
6 5 (6.02%) Migration
6 5 (6.02%) Pay per click
6 5 (6.02%) Search Engine Marketing
6 5 (6.02%) Supplier Management
6 5 (6.02%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (28.92%) SQL
2 19 (22.89%) VBA
3 9 (10.84%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.02%) C
5 2 (2.41%) C#
5 2 (2.41%) C++
5 2 (2.41%) MATLAB
5 2 (2.41%) Python
5 2 (2.41%) R
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
1 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.20%) Analytics IQ
3 1 (1.20%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) PMO
2 3 (3.61%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.61%) SLA
3 2 (2.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.20%) QA
4 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCOM
1 2 (2.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 40 (48.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.64%) Oracle
3 5 (6.02%) Brio
3 5 (6.02%) Cognos
3 5 (6.02%) Coremetrics
3 5 (6.02%) MicroStrategy
3 5 (6.02%) Omniture
4 4 (4.82%) Remedy
4 4 (4.82%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) Minitab
6 1 (1.20%) Citrix
6 1 (1.20%) Google
6 1 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.20%) Tableau
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