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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 23 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 67 50 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.14% 6.55% 7.54%
As % of the Applications category 62.04% 49.50% 47.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 21
Median daily rate £325 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £228 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £474 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 10
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.21 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.14% +67.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £10.93 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £27.55 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
108 101 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.12% 13.24% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 67 49
Median daily rate £275 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £155 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £475 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 17
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.21 £11.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.08% +23.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.78 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £40.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (39.42%) MS Office
3 26 (25.00%) Finance
4 24 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
5 20 (19.23%) Windows
5 20 (19.23%) Active Directory
6 18 (17.31%) HTML
7 17 (16.35%) Project Management
8 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
9 14 (13.46%) SQL
10 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
10 13 (12.50%) Oracle
10 13 (12.50%) CSS
10 13 (12.50%) CRM
10 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (11.54%) Selenium
11 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.54%) BDD
12 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
13 10 (9.62%) .NET
13 10 (9.62%) Java
13 10 (9.62%) VMware
13 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
13 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (9.62%) QA
13 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
14 9 (8.65%) Windows Server

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 10 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.81%) IIS
2 5 (4.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.88%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.88%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.96%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (0.96%) Documentum
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.96%) Moodle
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.96%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 41 (39.42%) MS Office
2 24 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (8.65%) MS Visio
4 8 (7.69%) MS Project
5 5 (4.81%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (3.85%) InDesign
6 4 (3.85%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.96%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.96%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 13 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (4.81%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.92%) HFM
4 1 (0.96%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) Office 365
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) IaaS
3 2 (1.92%) PaaS
3 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) DNS
2 4 (3.85%) Firewall
2 4 (3.85%) SSL
3 2 (1.92%) VPN
4 1 (0.96%) DHCP
4 1 (0.96%) Internet
4 1 (0.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.73%) MS Access
4 5 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.92%) OLAP
7 2 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.92%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.96%) Big Data
8 1 (0.96%) Datazen
8 1 (0.96%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.96%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.96%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.96%) Power BI
8 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 12 (11.54%) Selenium
2 8 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 8 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.85%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.85%) Subversion
5 3 (2.88%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.96%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.96%) Maven
7 1 (0.96%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (25.00%) Finance
2 6 (5.77%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Marketing
4 3 (2.88%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Back Office
5 2 (1.92%) Billing
5 2 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.96%) Front Office
6 1 (0.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (22.12%) Analyst
2 16 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (7.69%) Automation Tester
3 8 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
3 8 (7.69%) QA Tester
3 8 (7.69%) Tester
4 7 (6.73%) Architect
4 7 (6.73%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.77%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (4.81%) CRM Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 5 (4.81%) IT Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 5 (4.81%) Service Analyst
6 5 (4.81%) SOA Architect
7 4 (3.85%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.85%) Designer
7 4 (3.85%) Developer in Test
7 4 (3.85%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.31%) HTML
2 13 (12.50%) CSS
3 10 (9.62%) .NET
4 4 (3.85%) HTML5
4 4 (3.85%) MDX
5 2 (1.92%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.92%) ADO
5 2 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (1.92%) DAO
6 1 (0.96%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.42%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.81%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.81%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.81%) Virtual Team
5 4 (3.85%) Digital Media
5 4 (3.85%) Statistics
5 4 (3.85%) User Experience
6 3 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.88%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.96%) CMDB
7 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.96%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 20 (19.23%) Windows
2 9 (8.65%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.73%) Windows 7
4 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.85%) Linux
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.92%) Unix
6 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.96%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) Project Management
2 13 (12.50%) CRM
3 12 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (11.54%) BDD
3 12 (11.54%) Test Automation
4 11 (10.58%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (8.65%) ITIL
6 8 (7.69%) Functional Testing
6 8 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
6 8 (7.69%) QA Automation
6 8 (7.69%) Scrum
7 7 (6.73%) PRINCE2
8 6 (5.77%) Change Management
8 6 (5.77%) Data Analysis
8 6 (5.77%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.81%) Analytics
9 5 (4.81%) Line Management
9 5 (4.81%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.46%) SQL
2 13 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.62%) Java
4 8 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (2.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (2.88%) VBA
6 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.96%) VB
6 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.69%) Degree
3 4 (3.85%) LPIC
3 4 (3.85%) MCSE
3 4 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.88%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.88%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.92%) MCP
5 2 (1.92%) MCSA
6 1 (0.96%) CCNA
6 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.96%) ISEB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.96%) MCITP
6 1 (0.96%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PMP
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.62%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.92%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.96%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.85%) Firmware
4 2 (1.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.77%) Backup Exec
1 6 (5.77%) NetBackup
1 6 (5.77%) SCOM
2 4 (3.85%) SCCM
3 2 (1.92%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.92%) WSUS
4 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.96%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 71 (68.27%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.50%) Oracle
3 10 (9.62%) VMware
4 5 (4.81%) Adobe
4 5 (4.81%) Citrix
5 4 (3.85%) HP
5 4 (3.85%) IBM
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.88%) Lotus
6 3 (2.88%) Pega
7 2 (1.92%) iManage
7 2 (1.92%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.92%) JD Edwards
7 2 (1.92%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.96%) Avaya
8 1 (0.96%) Cognos
8 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.96%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.96%) Symantec
8 1 (0.96%) TIBCO
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago