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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 17 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 60 48 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.43% 7.99% 8.38%
As % of the Applications category 52.63% 53.33% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £330 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.54% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £10.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.70 £21.90 £13.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
114 90 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.11% 14.98% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 42 34
Average daily rate £320 £275 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -5.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £435 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 14
Average hourly rate £11.93 £11.25 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £30.00 £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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 27 April 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 27 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (23.08%) Windows
4 22 (21.15%) Finance
5 20 (19.23%) MS Office
5 20 (19.23%) SharePoint
6 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
7 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
7 18 (17.31%) CRM
7 18 (17.31%) Dynamics CRM
8 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 13 (12.50%) Migration
9 12 (11.54%) .NET
9 12 (11.54%) MS Project
9 12 (11.54%) SQL
9 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
11 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (8.65%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (8.65%) ITIL
11 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
11 9 (8.65%) Citrix
12 8 (7.69%) Project Management
12 8 (7.69%) Workflow
12 8 (7.69%) Replication
12 8 (7.69%) Capacity Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 20 (19.23%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.85%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.92%) Lync
4 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.96%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.96%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) Documentum
Applications
1 20 (19.23%) MS Office
2 12 (11.54%) MS Project
3 10 (9.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.85%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 18 (17.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (8.65%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.92%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.96%) Eikon
4 1 (0.96%) SyteLine
4 1 (0.96%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.96%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) Network Security
2 3 (2.88%) VPN
3 2 (1.92%) SAN
3 2 (1.92%) Intranet
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
4 1 (0.96%) ATM
4 1 (0.96%) LAN
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
4 1 (0.96%) NAS
4 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.31%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.92%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (0.96%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.96%) MySQL
6 1 (0.96%) MS Access
6 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) ERwin
1 2 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.96%) XMLUnit
General
1 22 (21.15%) Finance
2 4 (3.85%) Banking
3 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.92%) Publishing
4 2 (1.92%) Legal
4 2 (1.92%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Marketing
5 1 (0.96%) Retail
5 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Advertising
5 1 (0.96%) Law
5 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.96%) Front Office
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 11 (10.58%) Architect
3 8 (7.69%) Technical Architect
3 8 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 8 (7.69%) Developer
4 6 (5.77%) IT Trainer
4 6 (5.77%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (5.77%) Trainer
5 5 (4.81%) Business Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (4.81%) PMO Lead
6 4 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (2.88%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (2.88%) Consultant
7 3 (2.88%) Programme Planner
7 3 (2.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.92%) WCF
3 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.92%) Web Services
4 1 (0.96%) XML
4 1 (0.96%) DOM
4 1 (0.96%) Ajax
4 1 (0.96%) CSS
4 1 (0.96%) JSP
4 1 (0.96%) WPF
4 1 (0.96%) jQuery
4 1 (0.96%) HTML5
4 1 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.96%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.69%) Replication
3 7 (6.73%) NHS
3 7 (6.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.92%) E-Learning
4 2 (1.92%) Social Media
4 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.96%) Clustering
5 1 (0.96%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.96%) Tandem
5 1 (0.96%) Economics
5 1 (0.96%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.96%) PMI
5 1 (0.96%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (4.81%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (17.31%) CRM
3 13 (12.50%) Migration
4 9 (8.65%) ITIL
4 9 (8.65%) PRINCE2
5 8 (7.69%) Project Management
5 8 (7.69%) Workflow
5 8 (7.69%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.73%) Programme Management
6 7 (6.73%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (4.81%) Dependency Management
8 4 (3.85%) WFM
8 4 (3.85%) Time Management
8 4 (3.85%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.85%) Change Management
8 4 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.88%) ETL
9 3 (2.88%) Service Management
9 3 (2.88%) Data Analysis
9 3 (2.88%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.54%) SQL
2 5 (4.81%) C#
3 4 (3.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.92%) VB
4 2 (1.92%) VBA
5 1 (0.96%) Java
5 1 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.65%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.73%) MCSE
4 6 (5.77%) MCP
5 5 (4.81%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.92%) ISEB
8 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.96%) PMP
8 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.96%) Degree
8 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) QA
1 1 (0.96%) P3O
System Software
1 19 (18.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.92%) XenApp
4 1 (0.96%) vSphere
4 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) SCCM
2 3 (2.88%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) Citrix
3 3 (2.88%) HP
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) VMware
3 3 (2.88%) IBM
4 2 (1.92%) Pega
4 2 (1.92%) Remedy
4 2 (1.92%) EMC
5 1 (0.96%) Siemens
5 1 (0.96%) Reuters
5 1 (0.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.96%) SAP
5 1 (0.96%) Cognos
5 1 (0.96%) Cisco
5 1 (0.96%) OpenText
5 1 (0.96%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.96%) Tableau
5 1 (0.96%) ServiceNow
Birmingham
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago