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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 55 46 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.10% 7.23% 8.06%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 48.42% 56.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 10
Average daily rate
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£376 £270 £228
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.35% +18.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £193 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 5
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.50 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £16.50 £13.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
99 95 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 12.77% 14.94% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 43 24
Average daily rate £350 £273 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.44% +9.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 7
Average hourly rate £26.50 £11.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.90% -16.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £10.50 £11.76
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.70 £20.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 2 June 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 2 June 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 73 (65.77%) Microsoft
2 27 (24.32%) Windows
3 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (20.72%) Active Directory
5 22 (19.82%) MS Office
6 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
6 20 (18.02%) CRM
6 20 (18.02%) SharePoint
6 20 (18.02%) Finance
6 20 (18.02%) Dynamics CRM
7 18 (16.22%) MS Project
8 17 (15.32%) SQL
9 16 (14.41%) Migration
10 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
12 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (10.81%) Project Management
12 12 (10.81%) .NET
12 12 (10.81%) ITIL
13 11 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (9.01%) Capacity Management
15 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 9 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
15 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
15 9 (8.11%) Citrix
16 8 (7.21%) NHS
16 8 (7.21%) Replication

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (18.02%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.50%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (3.60%) Lync
4 3 (2.70%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.90%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.90%) Documentum
5 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (19.82%) MS Office
2 18 (16.22%) MS Project
3 11 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (3.60%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.90%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 20 (18.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (8.11%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.70%) Eikon
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.90%) SyteLine
5 1 (0.90%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
2 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Network Security
2 4 (3.60%) VPN
2 4 (3.60%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) Unified Communications
3 3 (2.70%) LDAP
3 3 (2.70%) SAN
4 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) Intranet
4 2 (1.80%) NAS
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (0.90%) Internet
5 1 (0.90%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (8.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.80%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.90%) MS Access
6 1 (0.90%) MySQL
6 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 2 (1.80%) ERwin
1 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.90%) XMLUnit
2 1 (0.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (0.90%) Moq
2 1 (0.90%) NUnit
General
1 20 (18.02%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
3 3 (2.70%) Front Office
4 2 (1.80%) Publishing
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 2 (1.80%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.80%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.90%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
5 1 (0.90%) Law
5 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (21.62%) Analyst
2 11 (9.91%) Architect
2 11 (9.91%) Project Manager
3 9 (8.11%) Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Technical Architect
5 7 (6.31%) Support Engineer
6 6 (5.41%) Trainer
6 6 (5.41%) IT Trainer
6 6 (5.41%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Help Desk Engineer
7 5 (4.50%) Service Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) Business Analyst
7 5 (4.50%) PMO Lead
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Project Manager
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Manager
9 3 (2.70%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.70%) Programme Planner
9 3 (2.70%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.81%) .NET
2 4 (3.60%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.70%) WCF
3 3 (2.70%) HTML
3 3 (2.70%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.80%) CSS
4 2 (1.80%) Web Services
4 2 (1.80%) JSON
4 2 (1.80%) HTML5
5 1 (0.90%) jQuery
5 1 (0.90%) WPF
5 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.90%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.90%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (0.90%) CSS3
5 1 (0.90%) Ajax
5 1 (0.90%) XMPP
5 1 (0.90%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.90%) XML
5 1 (0.90%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.21%) NHS
2 8 (7.21%) Replication
3 7 (6.31%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.41%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.80%) E-Learning
5 2 (1.80%) Social Media
6 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.90%) Economics
6 1 (0.90%) Tandem
6 1 (0.90%) Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) EPoS
6 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.90%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Windows
2 7 (6.31%) Linux
3 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.70%) UNIX
5 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.80%) Solaris
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.80%) Android
7 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (23.42%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (18.02%) CRM
3 16 (14.41%) Migration
4 12 (10.81%) Project Management
4 12 (10.81%) ITIL
5 10 (9.01%) Capacity Management
6 9 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.11%) PRINCE2
7 7 (6.31%) Time Management
7 7 (6.31%) Programme Management
7 7 (6.31%) SDLC
8 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.50%) Dependency Management
9 4 (3.60%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (3.60%) Business Transformation
9 4 (3.60%) Service Management
9 4 (3.60%) Change Management
9 4 (3.60%) WFM
9 4 (3.60%) E-Discovery
9 4 (3.60%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) SQL
2 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) C#
4 4 (3.60%) VB
4 4 (3.60%) VBA
5 2 (1.80%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.90%) Java
6 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.21%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (6.31%) MCSE
4 6 (5.41%) MCP
5 5 (4.50%) A+ Certification
6 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.80%) Degree
8 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.90%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (20.72%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.90%) XenApp
3 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) SCCM
2 2 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.80%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.80%) WSUS
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 73 (65.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.11%) Citrix
3 6 (5.41%) VMware
4 5 (4.50%) IBM
5 3 (2.70%) Yahoo!
5 3 (2.70%) Reuters
5 3 (2.70%) Oracle
5 3 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.80%) HP
6 2 (1.80%) EMC
6 2 (1.80%) Symantec
6 2 (1.80%) Remedy
6 2 (1.80%) Pega
7 1 (0.90%) Tableau
7 1 (0.90%) OpenText
7 1 (0.90%) Cognos
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) NetApp
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Posted: 26 days ago
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