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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.03% 5.51% 5.77%
As % of the Applications category 42.39% 45.33% 42.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 11
Average daily rate
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£313 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.08% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £154 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £399 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 3
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
92 75 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.22% 12.16% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 29
Average daily rate £275 £225 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £110 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £360 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.65 £11.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £21.70 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, 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 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 35 (41.18%) Finance
3 26 (30.59%) Workflow
4 23 (27.06%) Windows
5 19 (22.35%) MS Office
6 17 (20.00%) Change Management
7 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
8 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 15 (17.65%) Risk Management
9 14 (16.47%) SQL
10 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (11.76%) VBA
12 9 (10.59%) .NET
12 9 (10.59%) ITIL
12 9 (10.59%) CRM
12 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
12 9 (10.59%) VMware
12 9 (10.59%) Tivoli
12 9 (10.59%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (9.41%) Project Management
13 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (9.41%) MS Project
14 7 (8.24%) SAN
14 7 (8.24%) QA
14 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (7.06%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 16 (18.82%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.06%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.18%) SAS
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.18%) Apache
5 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Office
2 13 (15.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.41%) MS Project
4 4 (4.71%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (4.71%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.18%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.18%) TRIRIGA
3 1 (1.18%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.18%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) Office 365
2 1 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.24%) SAN
2 5 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
4 2 (2.35%) Network Security
5 1 (1.18%) DNS
5 1 (1.18%) ATM
5 1 (1.18%) LAN
5 1 (1.18%) WAN
5 1 (1.18%) DHCP
5 1 (1.18%) Intranet
5 1 (1.18%) Internet
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco ICM
5 1 (1.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) MySQL
6 1 (1.18%) MS Access
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (41.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Automotive
5 1 (1.18%) Electronics
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Billing
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Analyst
2 8 (9.41%) Data Analyst
3 7 (8.24%) Developer
4 6 (7.06%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.06%) Project Manager
4 6 (7.06%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.88%) Administrator
5 5 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (5.88%) Vendor Manager
5 5 (5.88%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) CRM Developer
6 4 (4.71%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (4.71%) Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.53%) Technical Architect
7 3 (3.53%) Help Desk Engineer
7 3 (3.53%) Excel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) .NET
2 6 (7.06%) Web Services
3 4 (4.71%) HTML
3 4 (4.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.53%) XML
4 3 (3.53%) HTML5
5 1 (1.18%) Reactive Extensions
5 1 (1.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.18%) CSS
5 1 (1.18%) SOAP
5 1 (1.18%) LAMP
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
5 1 (1.18%) Ajax
5 1 (1.18%) REST
5 1 (1.18%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) WCF
5 1 (1.18%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (4.71%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.35%) Reference Data
4 2 (2.35%) Social Media
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.18%) User Experience
5 1 (1.18%) PMI
5 1 (1.18%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.18%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.18%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.18%) Blog
5 1 (1.18%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.06%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.71%) Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Solaris
5 3 (3.53%) UNIX
6 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.18%) Android
7 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (30.59%) Workflow
2 17 (20.00%) Change Management
3 15 (17.65%) Risk Management
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
5 9 (10.59%) CRM
6 8 (9.41%) Project Management
6 8 (9.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.06%) Migration
7 6 (7.06%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.06%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.88%) E-Discovery
8 5 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 5 (5.88%) Data Entry
9 4 (4.71%) Use Case
9 4 (4.71%) Performance Management
9 4 (4.71%) Data Analysis
9 4 (4.71%) Resource Management
9 4 (4.71%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) SQL
2 10 (11.76%) VBA
3 5 (5.88%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.88%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) VB
5 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
6 1 (1.18%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (4.71%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) MCSE
2 4 (4.71%) MCP
3 3 (3.53%) A+ Certification
3 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.18%) PMP
5 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.18%) EMC Certification
5 1 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.18%) CCNA
5 1 (1.18%) MCITP
5 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) P3O
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (10.59%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (10.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.18%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.18%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 65 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.59%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) Cisco
4 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 3 (3.53%) IBM
4 3 (3.53%) HP
4 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.53%) Symantec
5 2 (2.35%) EMC
5 2 (2.35%) Citrix
5 2 (2.35%) Avaya
6 1 (1.18%) Juniper
6 1 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.18%) NetApp
6 1 (1.18%) Nokia
6 1 (1.18%) Siemens
6 1 (1.18%) Lotus
6 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.18%) Blue Coat
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