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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 29 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 29 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.75% 6.45% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 42.65% 54.79% 40.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 29 25
Median daily rate £305 £415 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.50% +40.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £228 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £460 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 0
Median hourly rate £16.45 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.56% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
68 73 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 11.13% 11.77% 16.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 59
Median daily rate £329 £345 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £140 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £18.39 £11.93 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.21% -8.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.38 £9.96 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £16.98 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (20.27%) MS Office
4 15 (20.27%) Windows
4 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
5 13 (17.57%) .NET
5 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
5 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (16.22%) C#
7 11 (14.86%) Finance
7 11 (14.86%) Degree
7 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
8 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
8 10 (13.51%) VMware
8 10 (13.51%) CRM
9 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
9 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
10 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
10 8 (10.81%) Cisco
11 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (9.46%) Citrix
11 7 (9.46%) UML
11 7 (9.46%) Electronics
11 7 (9.46%) V-Model
11 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
11 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
11 7 (9.46%) Time Management
12 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 6 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.41%) IIS
2 4 (5.41%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (20.27%) MS Office
2 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.41%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.70%) MS Project
4 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.35%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Network Security
2 2 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (1.35%) ATM
3 1 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.35%) SAN
3 1 (1.35%) WAN
3 1 (1.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) MS Access
3 4 (5.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Big Data
5 1 (1.35%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.35%) OLAP
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) Power BI
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.35%) git-flow
3 1 (1.35%) Grunt
3 1 (1.35%) gulp
3 1 (1.35%) Selenium
3 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (14.86%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Electronics
3 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Analyst
2 9 (12.16%) Developer
3 7 (9.46%) .NET Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) .NET Team Leader
3 7 (9.46%) C# Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Lead Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Software Engineer
3 7 (9.46%) Software Team Leader
3 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Consultant
5 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Data Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Operations Manager
5 5 (6.76%) Support Manager
6 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (4.05%) CRM Analyst
7 3 (4.05%) CRM Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Excel Analyst
8 2 (2.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
3 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 5 (6.76%) CSS
4 5 (6.76%) MDX
4 5 (6.76%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (2.70%) CSS3
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (1.35%) JSON
6 1 (1.35%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.35%) LESS
6 1 (1.35%) Sass
6 1 (1.35%) Semantic HTML
6 1 (1.35%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.35%) Spring
6 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.86%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.35%) PMI
6 1 (1.35%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.35%) Statistics
6 1 (1.35%) User Experience
6 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (20.27%) Windows
2 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.05%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (13.51%) CRM
3 7 (9.46%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.46%) Software Engineering
3 7 (9.46%) Time Management
3 7 (9.46%) UML
3 7 (9.46%) V-Model
3 7 (9.46%) Waterfall
4 6 (8.11%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.11%) ERP
4 6 (8.11%) Migration
4 6 (8.11%) Scrum
4 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.76%) Change Management
5 5 (6.76%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.41%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.41%) Presales
6 4 (5.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 12 (16.22%) C#
3 6 (8.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.76%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.70%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) C++
6 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.35%) VBA
6 1 (1.35%) X++
Qualifications
1 11 (14.86%) Degree
2 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) ISEB
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.35%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.70%) QA
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Ansible
1 1 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (74.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) VMware
3 8 (10.81%) Cisco
4 7 (9.46%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) Oracle
6 4 (5.41%) IBM
7 3 (4.05%) HP
7 3 (4.05%) Veritas
8 2 (2.70%) Cognos
9 1 (1.35%) Avaya
9 1 (1.35%) CommVault
9 1 (1.35%) Dell
9 1 (1.35%) EMC
9 1 (1.35%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.35%) Lotus
9 1 (1.35%) NetApp
9 1 (1.35%) Remedy
9 1 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (1.35%) SAP
9 1 (1.35%) Sophos
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