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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 54 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.06% 8.07% 9.36%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 47.79% 60.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 23 18
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £203 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £420 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 2
Average hourly rate £19.21 £11.48 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.42% -19.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £10.20 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.55 £16.50 £15.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
84 113 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.57% 16.89% 15.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 36
Average daily rate £350 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £406 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 5
Average hourly rate £14.21 £11.48 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.85% -30.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (21.10%) Windows
3 20 (18.35%) MS Office
3 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
4 19 (17.43%) CRM
4 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
4 19 (17.43%) Finance
4 19 (17.43%) Dynamics CRM
5 18 (16.51%) SQL
5 18 (16.51%) MS Project
6 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
7 14 (12.84%) Migration
7 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (11.93%) Project Management
8 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
9 12 (11.01%) ITIL
10 11 (10.09%) .NET
10 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (10.09%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (9.17%) Capacity Management
12 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.34%) Citrix
13 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
13 8 (7.34%) Time Management
14 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (6.42%) Dynamics AX

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 17 (15.60%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.67%) Lync
3 3 (2.75%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.92%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.92%) Documentum
5 1 (0.92%) Moodle
5 1 (0.92%) Blackboard Learning System
Applications
1 20 (18.35%) MS Office
2 18 (16.51%) MS Project
3 11 (10.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.92%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 19 (17.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (6.42%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.75%) Eikon
4 2 (1.83%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.92%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) VPN
1 4 (3.67%) Firewall
1 4 (3.67%) Network Security
2 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
2 3 (2.75%) SAN
2 3 (2.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) NAS
4 1 (0.92%) 2G
4 1 (0.92%) 4G
4 1 (0.92%) ATM
4 1 (0.92%) GSM
4 1 (0.92%) UMTS
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.92%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.75%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.83%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.92%) MySQL
7 1 (0.92%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.92%) MS Access
7 1 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) ERwin
1 2 (1.83%) NUnit
1 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.83%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (1.83%) Moq
2 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.92%) XMLUnit
General
1 19 (17.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Banking
3 4 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.75%) Front Office
5 2 (1.83%) Publishing
5 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.83%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.83%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.92%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.92%) Marketing
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Electronics
6 1 (0.92%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (22.02%) Analyst
2 12 (11.01%) Project Manager
3 11 (10.09%) Developer
4 8 (7.34%) Architect
5 6 (5.50%) Support Engineer
6 5 (4.59%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Trainer
6 5 (4.59%) Business Analyst
6 5 (4.59%) Technical Architect
6 5 (4.59%) IT Trainer
6 5 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (3.67%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (3.67%) Technical Manager
7 4 (3.67%) Help Desk Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Technical Project Manager
7 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) PMO Lead
8 3 (2.75%) Data Analyst
8 3 (2.75%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
2 5 (4.59%) HTML
2 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
3 4 (3.67%) WCF
4 3 (2.75%) JSON
4 3 (2.75%) HTML5
4 3 (2.75%) CSS
4 3 (2.75%) Web Services
5 2 (1.83%) XML
5 2 (1.83%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.83%) LINQ to SQL
5 2 (1.83%) CSS3
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.83%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.83%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.92%) WPF
6 1 (0.92%) jQuery
6 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.42%) NHS
3 6 (5.50%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.50%) Replication
4 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.75%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.92%) VLE
6 1 (0.92%) Tandem
6 1 (0.92%) Economics
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.92%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.92%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.92%) Social Media
6 1 (0.92%) EPoS
6 1 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) Windows
2 6 (5.50%) Linux
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.75%) UNIX
4 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.83%) Solaris
5 2 (1.83%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.92%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000
6 1 (0.92%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) Stakeholder Management
2 19 (17.43%) CRM
3 14 (12.84%) Migration
4 13 (11.93%) Project Management
5 12 (11.01%) ITIL
6 11 (10.09%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (9.17%) Capacity Management
8 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
9 8 (7.34%) Time Management
10 7 (6.42%) SDLC
11 6 (5.50%) Programme Management
12 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (3.67%) Service Management
13 4 (3.67%) Change Management
13 4 (3.67%) MVC
13 4 (3.67%) Data Migration
13 4 (3.67%) E-Discovery
13 4 (3.67%) WFM
13 4 (3.67%) Dependency Management
13 4 (3.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 18 (16.51%) SQL
2 7 (6.42%) C#
3 5 (4.59%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.67%) VB
5 3 (2.75%) VBA
6 2 (1.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.92%) Java
7 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.50%) MCSE
4 5 (4.59%) MCP
5 4 (3.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (3.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.83%) Degree
7 1 (0.92%) ISEB
7 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.92%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.92%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) XenApp
3 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.59%) SCCM
2 2 (1.83%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.83%) WSUS
3 1 (0.92%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.34%) Citrix
3 6 (5.50%) VMware
4 5 (4.59%) IBM
5 4 (3.67%) Oracle
6 3 (2.75%) Reuters
6 3 (2.75%) Yahoo!
7 2 (1.83%) Pega
7 2 (1.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.83%) Symantec
7 2 (1.83%) Remedy
7 2 (1.83%) HP
7 2 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 2 (1.83%) Cisco
8 1 (0.92%) Adobe
8 1 (0.92%) Sun
8 1 (0.92%) SAP
8 1 (0.92%) Cognos
8 1 (0.92%) EMC
8 1 (0.92%) NetApp
Birmingham
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago