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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 47 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 6.33% 8.15% 5.93%
As % of the Applications category 44.34% 53.40% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 21
Average daily rate
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£213 £318 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% -13.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 2
Average hourly rate £13.85 £14.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% -32.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £16.00 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
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
106 103 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 14.27% 15.26% 14.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 61 55
Average daily rate £285 £310 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -13.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 2
Average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -27.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £10.75 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £16.50 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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
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 22 August 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 33 (35.87%) MS Office
3 26 (28.26%) Finance
4 24 (26.09%) Windows
5 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
6 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
6 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
7 16 (17.39%) SQL
7 16 (17.39%) Project Management
7 16 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
9 14 (15.22%) VBA
10 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
11 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
11 12 (13.04%) Banking
12 11 (11.96%) Workflow
12 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
12 11 (11.96%) Change Management
12 11 (11.96%) SAN
13 10 (10.87%) ITIL
14 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
14 9 (9.78%) DNS
14 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
15 8 (8.70%) DHCP
15 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
15 8 (8.70%) Resource Management
15 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
15 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
16 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
16 7 (7.61%) MS Project

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 22 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 9 (9.78%) MS Exchange
3 6 (6.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.17%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Documentum
5 1 (1.09%) SAS
5 1 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.09%) FileNet
Applications
1 33 (35.87%) MS Office
2 16 (17.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.61%) MS Project
4 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.09%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (6.52%) CA Clarity
2 3 (3.26%) TRIRIGA
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Teamcenter
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (20.65%) TCP/IP
2 11 (11.96%) SAN
3 9 (9.78%) DNS
4 8 (8.70%) DHCP
5 6 (6.52%) ADSL
5 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 3 (3.26%) Intranet
6 3 (3.26%) Firewall
7 2 (2.17%) LTE
8 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.09%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.52%) MySQL
3 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.17%) MS Access
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) OLAP
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.09%) Talend Open Studio
1 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.09%) Selenium
1 1 (1.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (28.26%) Finance
2 12 (13.04%) Banking
3 8 (8.70%) Investment Banking
4 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.26%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.26%) Publishing
6 2 (2.17%) Front Office
6 2 (2.17%) Legal
7 1 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.09%) Marketing
7 1 (1.09%) Local Government
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.09%) Automotive
7 1 (1.09%) Law
7 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 32 (34.78%) Analyst
2 13 (14.13%) Support Engineer
3 9 (9.78%) Developer
4 8 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (7.61%) PMO Analyst
5 7 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (7.61%) Administrator
6 4 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 4 (4.35%) Customer Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 4 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.35%) Database Developer
6 4 (4.35%) Customer Support Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Help Desk Engineer
6 4 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Engineer
7 3 (3.26%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) Performance Analyst
7 3 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.26%) .NET
2 2 (2.17%) HTML
2 2 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (1.09%) Reactive Extensions
3 1 (1.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.09%) HTML5
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (1.09%) WCF
3 1 (1.09%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.09%) XML
3 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.09%) CSS
3 1 (1.09%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.52%) PMI
2 3 (3.26%) Social Media
3 2 (2.17%) Clustering
3 2 (2.17%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.17%) Market Risk
3 2 (2.17%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 2 (2.17%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.09%) CMDB
4 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.09%) NHS
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.09%) Windows
2 12 (13.04%) Windows XP
3 11 (11.96%) Windows 7
4 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.26%) UNIX
6 3 (3.26%) Linux
7 2 (2.17%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.17%) Solaris
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) Project Management
2 13 (14.13%) PRINCE2
3 11 (11.96%) Workflow
3 11 (11.96%) Change Management
4 10 (10.87%) ITIL
5 9 (9.78%) Risk Management
6 8 (8.70%) Resource Management
6 8 (8.70%) Business Analysis
7 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.52%) Migration
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Management
7 6 (6.52%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.52%) Change Control
8 5 (5.43%) Programme Management
9 4 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 4 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (4.35%) Wealth Management
9 4 (4.35%) Use Case
9 4 (4.35%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) VBA
3 6 (6.52%) Java
3 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.52%) Perl
4 5 (5.43%) VB
5 3 (3.26%) C
5 3 (3.26%) C#
6 2 (2.17%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.09%) C++
7 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.52%) PMP
2 6 (6.52%) PMI Certification
2 6 (6.52%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) MCP
5 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (2.17%) ISEB
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.09%) MCITP
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.52%) P3O
2 4 (4.35%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.09%) SCCM
3 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (1.09%) DameWare
Vendors
1 67 (72.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.52%) VMware
2 6 (6.52%) Lotus
3 4 (4.35%) IBM
4 3 (3.26%) HP
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco
5 2 (2.17%) NetApp
5 2 (2.17%) Symantec
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.17%) Avaya
5 2 (2.17%) Compaq
5 2 (2.17%) Citrix
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle
5 2 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Talend
6 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.09%) Juniper
6 1 (1.09%) Remedy
Birmingham
Orgtel
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour + including holiday pay
Posted: 23 days ago