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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 24 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 48 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.42% 5.53% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 59.26% 53.33% 45.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 17
Median daily rate £275 £300 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £181 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Median hourly rate - £12.76 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
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
81 75 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.83% 10.37% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 49
Median daily rate £305 £300 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £190 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 9
Median hourly rate £12.55 £11.93 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.24% -17.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £32.00 £26.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 31 (26.96%) MS Office
3 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.74%) SQL
4 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
5 22 (19.13%) .NET
6 19 (16.52%) C#
6 19 (16.52%) Windows
7 18 (15.65%) HTML
7 18 (15.65%) Finance
8 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
8 16 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (13.91%) Data Centre
9 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
9 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
10 14 (12.17%) CRM
10 14 (12.17%) VMware
10 14 (12.17%) Dynamics CRM
10 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
10 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
11 13 (11.30%) Degree
11 13 (11.30%) CSS
11 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
11 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
12 12 (10.43%) BDD
12 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
12 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
12 12 (10.43%) Selenium
13 11 (9.57%) V-Model

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 13 (11.30%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.22%) IIS
4 3 (2.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.87%) Documentum
5 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.87%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 31 (26.96%) MS Office
2 16 (13.91%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (6.09%) MS Project
4 5 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (3.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (3.48%) InDesign
5 4 (3.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.09%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.35%) Office 365
3 2 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.74%) IaaS
3 2 (1.74%) PaaS
3 2 (1.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) DNS
1 4 (3.48%) Firewall
1 4 (3.48%) SSL
2 2 (1.74%) WAN
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (7.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.74%) OLAP
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.87%) Datazen
7 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.87%) MS Access
7 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.87%) Power BI
7 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.43%) Selenium
3 8 (6.96%) Cucumber
3 8 (6.96%) WebDriver
4 4 (3.48%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.48%) Subversion
4 4 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.87%) Maven
5 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (15.65%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 3 (2.61%) Banking
3 3 (2.61%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Analyst
2 20 (17.39%) Developer
3 11 (9.57%) .NET Team Leader
3 11 (9.57%) Software Team Leader
3 11 (9.57%) Team Leader
4 9 (7.83%) .NET Software Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Lead Software Engineer
4 9 (7.83%) Software Engineer
5 8 (6.96%) Automation Tester
5 8 (6.96%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.96%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
5 8 (6.96%) Tester
6 6 (5.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Designer
7 5 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (4.35%) Support Manager
7 5 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) .NET
2 18 (15.65%) HTML
3 13 (11.30%) CSS
4 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
5 9 (7.83%) MDX
6 4 (3.48%) HTML5
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.87%) jQuery
7 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.91%) Analytical Skills
1 16 (13.91%) Data Centre
2 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
3 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.35%) User Experience
4 5 (4.35%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) CMDB
6 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.87%) PMI
6 1 (0.87%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (16.52%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.48%) Linux
3 4 (3.48%) Windows 10
3 4 (3.48%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.61%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) CRM
3 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
4 12 (10.43%) BDD
4 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
5 11 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
5 11 (9.57%) Scrum
5 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.57%) UML
5 11 (9.57%) V-Model
6 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.96%) Functional Testing
7 8 (6.96%) Non-Functional Testing
7 8 (6.96%) QA Automation
8 7 (6.09%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.09%) Kimball Methodology
8 7 (6.09%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.22%) Project Management
9 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.74%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) C#
3 15 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.70%) Java
5 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.74%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) LPIC
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) ISEB
5 2 (1.74%) MCSA
5 2 (1.74%) MCSE
5 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
6 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.22%) NetBackup
1 6 (5.22%) SCOM
2 5 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (1.74%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.74%) WSUS
4 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.87%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 83 (72.17%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) VMware
3 10 (8.70%) Citrix
4 5 (4.35%) Cisco
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle
5 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) Lotus
7 2 (1.74%) Cognos
7 2 (1.74%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.74%) LANDesk
7 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.87%) Cincom
8 1 (0.87%) CommVault
8 1 (0.87%) Pega
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Sophos
8 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
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