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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 58 34 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.65% 4.62% 6.38%
As % of the Applications category 62.37% 45.95% 44.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 18
Median daily rate £325 £350 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +64.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £178 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.93 £11.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +1.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -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
93 74 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.27% 10.05% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 49 51
Median daily rate £275 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £163 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Median hourly rate £10.60 £15.00 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +14.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £38.40 £25.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.22%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 32 (27.83%) MS Office
3 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (18.26%) SQL
4 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
5 20 (17.39%) .NET
5 20 (17.39%) Finance
6 19 (16.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (15.65%) Windows
8 17 (14.78%) C#
8 17 (14.78%) HTML
9 16 (13.91%) Visual Studio
9 16 (13.91%) Degree
10 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
11 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
11 14 (12.17%) CRM
11 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
11 14 (12.17%) Dynamics CRM
12 13 (11.30%) CSS
12 13 (11.30%) Project Management
12 13 (11.30%) Waterfall
13 12 (10.43%) BDD
13 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
13 12 (10.43%) VMware
13 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
13 12 (10.43%) Selenium
13 12 (10.43%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.57%) V-Model
14 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering

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 11 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.22%) IIS
2 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.61%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.61%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.87%) Documentum
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.87%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 32 (27.83%) MS Office
2 19 (16.52%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (6.96%) MS Project
4 6 (5.22%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (4.35%) MS Visio
6 4 (3.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (3.48%) InDesign
6 4 (3.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (12.17%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (3.48%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.61%) 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 5 (4.35%) DNS
2 4 (3.48%) Firewall
2 4 (3.48%) SSL
3 2 (1.74%) WAN
4 1 (0.87%) DHCP
4 1 (0.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.87%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.83%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (4.35%) MS Access
6 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.74%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.87%) Datazen
8 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.87%) OLAP
8 1 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.87%) Power BI
8 1 (0.87%) PowerPivot
8 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
5 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.87%) Maven
6 1 (0.87%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.87%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 5 (4.35%) Marketing
3 4 (3.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
4 2 (1.74%) Electronics
4 2 (1.74%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.87%) Advertising
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (21.74%) Analyst
2 18 (15.65%) 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%) Business Analyst
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%) QA Automation Tester
5 8 (6.96%) QA Tester
5 8 (6.96%) Tester
6 7 (6.09%) Architect
7 6 (5.22%) Service Analyst
7 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 5 (4.35%) Designer
8 5 (4.35%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.39%) .NET
2 17 (14.78%) HTML
3 13 (11.30%) CSS
4 12 (10.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (5.22%) MDX
6 4 (3.48%) HTML5
7 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.87%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.87%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.87%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.52%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
3 12 (10.43%) Data Centre
4 8 (6.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.35%) User Experience
5 5 (4.35%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.48%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.61%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.61%) Statistics
8 2 (1.74%) NHS
9 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.87%) CMDB
9 1 (0.87%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.87%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.87%) PMI
9 1 (0.87%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (15.65%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.48%) Linux
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.74%) Unix
6 2 (1.74%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.87%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.87%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (12.17%) CRM
3 13 (11.30%) Project Management
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%) Software Engineering
5 11 (9.57%) UML
5 11 (9.57%) V-Model
6 10 (8.70%) Scrum
7 9 (7.83%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (6.96%) Change Management
8 8 (6.96%) Functional Testing
8 8 (6.96%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (6.96%) QA Automation
9 7 (6.09%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.22%) ITIL
10 6 (5.22%) Presales
10 6 (5.22%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.26%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) C#
3 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.70%) Java
5 3 (2.61%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.87%) C++
7 1 (0.87%) VBA
7 1 (0.87%) VBScript
7 1 (0.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 8 (6.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.48%) LPIC
4 4 (3.48%) MCSE
5 3 (2.61%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.74%) ISEB
6 2 (1.74%) MCP
6 2 (1.74%) MCSA
6 2 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.87%) CCNA
7 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.87%) MCITP
7 1 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.74%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (18.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Firmware
4 2 (1.74%) vSphere
5 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.22%) NetBackup
1 6 (5.22%) SCOM
2 4 (3.48%) 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 79 (68.70%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.43%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) Citrix
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle
4 5 (4.35%) IBM
5 4 (3.48%) Adobe
5 4 (3.48%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.61%) HP
6 3 (2.61%) Lotus
6 3 (2.61%) Pega
7 2 (1.74%) Cisco
7 2 (1.74%) Cognos
7 2 (1.74%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.74%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.87%) Cincom
8 1 (0.87%) Jaspersoft
8 1 (0.87%) SAP
8 1 (0.87%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.87%) Symantec
8 1 (0.87%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Volt
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £80 - £90 per day
Posted: 20 days ago