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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 45 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.63% 6.02% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 45.95% 43.27% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £213 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.70% -36.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £158 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 4
Average hourly rate £11.93 £11.70 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.92% -22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £9.30 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
74 104 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.07% 13.90% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 59
Average daily rate £300 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £163 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.10 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -18.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.15 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £25.40 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 50 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 18 (20.45%) Windows
3 15 (17.05%) MS Project
3 15 (17.05%) Project Management
3 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (14.77%) CRM
4 13 (14.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (13.64%) MS Office
5 12 (13.64%) ITIL
6 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
7 10 (11.36%) Migration
8 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (10.23%) VMware
8 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
10 7 (7.95%) Time Management
10 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management
11 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
11 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (6.82%) Linux
11 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (5.68%) MCSE
12 5 (5.68%) HTML
12 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (5.68%) Change Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.55%) Lync
2 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.41%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (2.27%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.14%) Moodle
4 1 (1.14%) Blackboard Learning System
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (17.05%) MS Project
2 12 (13.64%) MS Office
3 8 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.41%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (1.14%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.41%) Eikon
3 2 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.14%) SyteLine
4 1 (1.14%) SAP BPC
4 1 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.41%) Office 365
2 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) VPN
1 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 3 (3.41%) SAN
2 3 (3.41%) LDAP
2 3 (3.41%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.27%) 4G
3 2 (2.27%) 3G
3 2 (2.27%) GSM
3 2 (2.27%) UMTS
3 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.27%) 2G
3 2 (2.27%) NAS
4 1 (1.14%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.14%) MS Access
5 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) NUnit
1 2 (2.27%) Rhino Mocks
1 2 (2.27%) Moq
2 1 (1.14%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.14%) ERwin
2 1 (1.14%) MSI
General
1 18 (20.45%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Retail
3 3 (3.41%) Front Office
4 2 (2.27%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.27%) Advertising
4 2 (2.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Back Office
5 1 (1.14%) Automotive
5 1 (1.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (23.86%) Analyst
2 14 (15.91%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.09%) Developer
4 5 (5.68%) Business Analyst
5 4 (4.55%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.55%) Consultant
5 4 (4.55%) Technical Project Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 4 (4.55%) Technical Manager
5 4 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) CRM Project Manager
6 3 (3.41%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (3.41%) CRM Manager
6 3 (3.41%) Service Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.41%) Support Analyst
6 3 (3.41%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) HTML
2 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 4 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.41%) CSS
3 3 (3.41%) JSON
3 3 (3.41%) Application Packaging
3 3 (3.41%) WCF
3 3 (3.41%) HTML5
4 2 (2.27%) Entity Framework
4 2 (2.27%) LINQ to SQL
4 2 (2.27%) CSS3
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (2.27%) Web Services
4 2 (2.27%) XML
4 2 (2.27%) NHibernate
4 2 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.14%) DOM
5 1 (1.14%) XSLT
5 1 (1.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) NHS
3 3 (3.41%) E-Learning
4 2 (2.27%) Statistics
5 1 (1.14%) SCADA
5 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.14%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.14%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.14%) FMCG
5 1 (1.14%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Replication
5 1 (1.14%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) VLE
5 1 (1.14%) Tandem
5 1 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.45%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.82%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.27%) Solaris
4 2 (2.27%) UNIX
5 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.05%) Project Management
2 13 (14.77%) CRM
3 12 (13.64%) ITIL
4 10 (11.36%) Migration
5 9 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.23%) PRINCE2
6 8 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.95%) Time Management
7 7 (7.95%) Capacity Management
8 5 (5.68%) Change Management
9 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.55%) E-Discovery
9 4 (4.55%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.55%) Change Control
9 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.55%) SDLC
10 3 (3.41%) Coaching
10 3 (3.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.41%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.41%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (20.45%) SQL
2 4 (4.55%) C#
2 4 (4.55%) VBA
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.27%) VB
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.68%) MCSE
3 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) MCP
5 2 (2.27%) CIPD
5 2 (2.27%) Degree
5 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.14%) MCTS
6 1 (1.14%) MCITP
6 1 (1.14%) MCSA
6 1 (1.14%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (20.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.14%) XenApp
3 1 (1.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (5.68%) SCCM
2 2 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.27%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 50 (56.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) VMware
3 4 (4.55%) Citrix
4 3 (3.41%) IBM
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Reuters
4 3 (3.41%) Yahoo!
4 3 (3.41%) Veeam
5 2 (2.27%) Symantec
5 2 (2.27%) Amdocs
5 2 (2.27%) SAP
5 2 (2.27%) Cisco
5 2 (2.27%) HP
5 2 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.14%) NetApp
6 1 (1.14%) Adobe
6 1 (1.14%) Sun
6 1 (1.14%) Blackboard
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) Pega
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hudson IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 17 days ago