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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 15 10
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 35 48 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.25% 8.08% 9.52%
As % of the Applications category 47.95% 46.15% 58.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 22 25
Average daily rate £389 £310 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.40% +16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £154 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £470 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.21 £16.38 £10.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.41% +52.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £11.48 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.78 £21.28 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
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
73 104 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 10.94% 17.51% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 45
Average daily rate £300 £288 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £123 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Average hourly rate £11.93 £13.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.26% +13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.96 £10.23 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £15.75 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.34
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -5.47%

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 13 February 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 13 February 2016, 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 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 29 (34.94%) MS Office
3 24 (28.92%) Finance
4 22 (26.51%) Windows
5 14 (16.87%) SQL
5 14 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
7 11 (13.25%) Oracle
7 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
7 11 (13.25%) CRM
7 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (12.05%) Banking
8 10 (12.05%) ITIL
9 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (8.43%) Time Management
10 7 (8.43%) Workflow
10 7 (8.43%) Project Management
10 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (7.23%) Change Management
11 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
11 6 (7.23%) Degree
11 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 5 (6.02%) Data Management
12 5 (6.02%) MDX
12 5 (6.02%) QA
12 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
12 5 (6.02%) Risk Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (6.02%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.41%) Blackboard Learning System
3 2 (2.41%) Moodle
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.20%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.20%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 29 (34.94%) MS Office
2 14 (16.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.82%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (3.61%) MS Project
6 2 (2.41%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (2.41%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (1.20%) InDesign
7 1 (1.20%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 11 (13.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.41%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.20%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.20%) HFM
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.02%) Office 365
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Wireless
2 2 (2.41%) DNS
3 1 (1.20%) 2G
3 1 (1.20%) 3G
3 1 (1.20%) 4G
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) GSM
3 1 (1.20%) Intranet
3 1 (1.20%) RS-232
3 1 (1.20%) RS-485
3 1 (1.20%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) UMTS
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (6.02%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.82%) MS Access
5 4 (4.82%) OLAP
6 3 (3.61%) Big Data
7 2 (2.41%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.41%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) SAP BW
7 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.20%) LoadRunner
General
1 24 (28.92%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Banking
3 4 (4.82%) Retail
4 3 (3.61%) Billing
5 2 (2.41%) German Language
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 2 (2.41%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.20%) Advertising
6 1 (1.20%) Automotive
6 1 (1.20%) Front Office
6 1 (1.20%) Law
6 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Analyst
2 13 (15.66%) Developer
3 6 (7.23%) Architect
3 6 (7.23%) Consultant
3 6 (7.23%) Project Manager
4 5 (6.02%) Service Analyst
4 5 (6.02%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 4 (4.82%) Integration Architect
6 3 (3.61%) Access Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Excel Developer
6 3 (3.61%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (3.61%) IT Trainer
6 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Trainer
6 3 (3.61%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Developer
6 3 (3.61%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) MDX
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) HTML
3 2 (2.41%) ADO
3 2 (2.41%) DAO
4 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (1.20%) CSS
4 1 (1.20%) Web Services
4 1 (1.20%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) NHS
3 2 (2.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.41%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.41%) e-Learning
3 2 (2.41%) FMCG
3 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.41%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.41%) VLE
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) PMI
4 1 (1.20%) SCADA
4 1 (1.20%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.51%) Windows
2 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.02%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.25%) CRM
2 10 (12.05%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.43%) Project Management
4 7 (8.43%) Time Management
4 7 (8.43%) Workflow
5 6 (7.23%) Change Management
6 5 (6.02%) Data Management
6 5 (6.02%) ETL
6 5 (6.02%) Risk Management
6 5 (6.02%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.82%) Complex ETL
7 4 (4.82%) Kimball Methodology
7 4 (4.82%) Master Data Management
7 4 (4.82%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.82%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.82%) SOA
7 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.87%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.82%) VBA
4 3 (3.61%) C#
5 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.20%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.20%) VB
5 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.20%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 1 (1.20%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (1.20%) SCOM
2 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.20%) SCSM
2 1 (1.20%) SCVMM
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 61 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) Adobe
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix
4 3 (3.61%) Avaya
5 2 (2.41%) Blackboard
5 2 (2.41%) EMC
5 2 (2.41%) iManage
5 2 (2.41%) NICE Systems
5 2 (2.41%) SAP
5 2 (2.41%) VMware
6 1 (1.20%) Altiris
6 1 (1.20%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.20%) Cognos
6 1 (1.20%) HP
6 1 (1.20%) Juniper
6 1 (1.20%) Kronos
6 1 (1.20%) Pega
6 1 (1.20%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (1.20%) Verint
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £650 per day + Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £100 - £200 per day + dependent on experience
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago