The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 56 54 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.79% 9.54% 8.41%
As % of the Applications category 50.45% 61.36% 46.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 12
Average daily rate
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£298 £265 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.26% -28.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £120 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.93 £9.75 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.30 £20.75 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.25
% change year-on-year
- -1.75%
MS Excel
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
111 88 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.43% 15.55% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 46 43
Average daily rate £290 £290 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £126 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.59 £9.60 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £28.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.66%) Finance
3 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
3 24 (25.53%) Windows
4 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
5 21 (22.34%) MS Office
6 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
7 16 (17.02%) Workflow
8 15 (15.96%) CRM
8 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
8 15 (15.96%) Dynamics CRM
9 14 (14.89%) .NET
10 13 (13.83%) MS PowerPoint
10 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (10.64%) SQL
12 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.57%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (9.57%) MS Project
14 8 (8.51%) Citrix
14 8 (8.51%) Migration
14 8 (8.51%) Replication
15 7 (7.45%) Change Management
15 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
15 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (7.45%) ITIL
15 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
16 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (25.53%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.06%) Apache
4 1 (1.06%) IIS
4 1 (1.06%) Documentum
4 1 (1.06%) Alfresco
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.06%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (22.34%) MS Office
2 13 (13.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.57%) MS Project
4 4 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
6 1 (1.06%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (9.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) Network Security
2 2 (2.13%) ATM
2 2 (2.13%) SAN
2 2 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (1.06%) Internet
3 1 (1.06%) Firewall
3 1 (1.06%) LAN
3 1 (1.06%) WAN
3 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.06%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco ICM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.06%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.06%) QlikView
6 1 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.06%) ERwin
General
1 26 (27.66%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Legal
4 2 (2.13%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.13%) Publishing
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.06%) Billing
5 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Architect
3 8 (8.51%) Technical Architect
4 7 (7.45%) Developer
4 7 (7.45%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (5.32%) Vendor Manager
6 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Help Desk Engineer
6 5 (5.32%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) PMO Lead
7 4 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) IT Trainer
7 4 (4.26%) Trainer
7 4 (4.26%) Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Excel Specialist
8 3 (3.19%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
2 4 (4.26%) Web Services
3 3 (3.19%) HTML
3 3 (3.19%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.13%) HTML5
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) LAMP
5 1 (1.06%) XML
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) WCF
5 1 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.51%) Replication
3 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.32%) NHS
4 5 (5.32%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.19%) Social Media
6 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.06%) PMI
7 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.06%) Economics
7 1 (1.06%) Blog
7 1 (1.06%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) UNIX
3 2 (2.13%) Linux
3 2 (2.13%) Windows 2000
3 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Solaris
4 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (17.02%) Workflow
3 15 (15.96%) CRM
4 8 (8.51%) Migration
5 7 (7.45%) Change Management
5 7 (7.45%) ITIL
5 7 (7.45%) Programme Management
6 6 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (6.38%) Risk Management
7 5 (5.32%) Project Management
7 5 (5.32%) Dependency Management
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Management
8 4 (4.26%) Data Entry
8 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.19%) Service Management
9 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.19%) Unit Testing
9 3 (3.19%) Business Transformation
9 3 (3.19%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.19%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.38%) C#
2 6 (6.38%) VBA
3 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.19%) VB
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.06%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.06%) PHP
6 1 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) Security Cleared
1 6 (6.38%) MCP
1 6 (6.38%) MCSE
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.32%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.13%) Degree
3 2 (2.13%) ISEB
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PMP
4 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.06%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.06%) CCNA
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.06%) XenApp
3 1 (1.06%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (6.38%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 2 (2.13%) WSUS
3 2 (2.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (1.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.06%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Citrix
3 5 (5.32%) VMware
4 3 (3.19%) SAP
4 3 (3.19%) EMC
4 3 (3.19%) Cisco
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) HP
5 2 (2.13%) Oracle
5 2 (2.13%) Remedy
6 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Symantec
6 1 (1.06%) Open Text
6 1 (1.06%) Cognos
6 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.06%) NetApp
6 1 (1.06%) Siemens
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Avaya
6 1 (1.06%) Pega
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £180 - 260 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £25.00 - £28.00 per hour
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £230 per day
Posted: 22 days ago