The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 28 27 32
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 3.93% 5.07% 3.24%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 65.79% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 8 3
Median daily rate £270 £645 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.13% +84.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £82 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £730 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £342 £325
% change year-on-year -0.58% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Median hourly rate £10.75 £12.30 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.60% +6.95%  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 38 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 6.74% 7.71% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 9
Median daily rate £240 £625 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -61.60% +56.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £80 £288 £347
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £730 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 7
Median hourly rate £11.49 £12.30 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.60% -1.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.00 £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Nottingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Nottingham

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Nottingham over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Nottingham

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Nottingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 8 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (31.82%) MS Project
4 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
4 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
5 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) SLA
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
7 3 (13.64%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
8 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (9.09%) Presales
8 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 2 (9.09%) Office 365
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Line Management
8 2 (9.09%) VB
8 2 (9.09%) MS Access
8 2 (9.09%) LAN
8 2 (9.09%) WAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
1 8 (36.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (31.82%) MS Project
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.55%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (9.09%) MS Access
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (4.55%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Coordinator
1 4 (18.18%) Project Coordinator
1 4 (18.18%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (9.09%) Developer
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Content Editor
3 1 (4.55%) Customer Service Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Excel Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Development
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 1 (4.55%) Software Development Director
3 1 (4.55%) Support Supervisor
3 1 (4.55%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
3 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Android
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) PRINCE2
1 6 (27.27%) Project Management
1 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 2 (9.09%) Presales
3 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.55%) Copywriting
4 1 (4.55%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (4.55%) Product Management
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Allocation
4 1 (4.55%) SDLC
4 1 (4.55%) Spend Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) VB
3 1 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
2 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Cognizant
2 1 (4.55%) Kofax
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (4.55%) SAP