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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 31 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 4.20% 5.53% 8.55%
As % of the Applications category 49.09% 48.00% 49.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 24
Median daily rate £275 £390 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.48% +32.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £150 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £450 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -47.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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
55 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.55% 11.52% 17.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 45 49
Median daily rate £290 £288 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £146 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £11.93 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.59% -13.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 51 (76.12%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.37%) MS Office
3 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
4 15 (22.39%) SQL
4 15 (22.39%) Windows
5 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (17.91%) Finance
6 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
6 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
7 11 (16.42%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (14.93%) VMware
9 9 (13.43%) Time Management
10 8 (11.94%) Migration
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco
10 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (10.45%) Citrix
12 6 (8.96%) MS Exchange
12 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.96%) .NET
12 6 (8.96%) HTML
12 6 (8.96%) ITIL
12 6 (8.96%) CRM
12 6 (8.96%) ERP
12 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
12 6 (8.96%) Change Management
12 6 (8.96%) Electronics
12 6 (8.96%) Scrum
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration 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 (8.96%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.48%) IIS
2 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.49%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (25.37%) MS Office
2 11 (16.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (5.97%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (4.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.49%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) Office 365
3 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Network Security
2 2 (2.99%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) ATM
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) LAN
3 1 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) WAN
3 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.97%) MS Access
4 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.49%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) OLAP
5 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.49%) Power BI
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.99%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) git-flow
3 1 (1.49%) Grunt
3 1 (1.49%) gulp
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Electronics
3 3 (4.48%) Retail
3 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.49%) Banking
5 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 8 (11.94%) Developer
3 5 (7.46%) Consultant
3 5 (7.46%) Data Analyst
3 5 (7.46%) Operations Manager
3 5 (7.46%) Support Manager
4 4 (5.97%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 3 (4.48%) Architect
5 3 (4.48%) Service Analyst
5 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) .NET Developer
6 2 (2.99%) Business Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Oracle Trainer
6 2 (2.99%) Project Manager
6 2 (2.99%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (2.99%) Support Analyst
6 2 (2.99%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.96%) .NET
1 6 (8.96%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) CSS
2 5 (7.46%) MDX
2 5 (7.46%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (2.99%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.99%) CSS3
3 2 (2.99%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.99%) HTML5
3 2 (2.99%) jQuery
3 2 (2.99%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) J2EE
4 1 (1.49%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.49%) LESS
4 1 (1.49%) Sass
4 1 (1.49%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.91%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.48%) NHS
4 2 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows 10
2 4 (5.97%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.48%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
4 2 (2.99%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.99%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.49%) Unix
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.93%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (13.43%) Time Management
3 8 (11.94%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (11.94%) Migration
4 6 (8.96%) Change Management
4 6 (8.96%) CRM
4 6 (8.96%) Data Modelling
4 6 (8.96%) ERP
4 6 (8.96%) ITIL
4 6 (8.96%) Scrum
4 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.46%) Data Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Project Management
5 5 (7.46%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.97%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.97%) TDD
6 4 (5.97%) User Stories
7 3 (4.48%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 15 (22.39%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
2 5 (7.46%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.97%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.99%) ISEB
4 2 (2.99%) MCSE
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.49%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
1 2 (2.99%) QA
1 2 (2.99%) SLA
2 1 (1.49%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.49%) IFRS
2 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (23.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.49%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) SCCM
2 1 (1.49%) Ansible
Vendors
1 51 (76.12%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.93%) VMware
3 8 (11.94%) Cisco
4 7 (10.45%) Citrix
5 5 (7.46%) Oracle
6 3 (4.48%) HP
6 3 (4.48%) IBM
6 3 (4.48%) Veritas
7 2 (2.99%) Cognos
8 1 (1.49%) Avaya
8 1 (1.49%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.49%) CommVault
8 1 (1.49%) Dell
8 1 (1.49%) EMC
8 1 (1.49%) Lotus
8 1 (1.49%) NetApp
8 1 (1.49%) Remedy
8 1 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.49%) SAP
8 1 (1.49%) Sophos
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Nigel Frank International
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