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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 57 55 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 7.22% 6.76% 6.76%
As % of the Applications category 54.29% 55.00% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 18
Median daily rate £350 £369 £273
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +35.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £26.50 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.71% +135.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £13.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £27.70 £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
105 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 13.29% 12.29% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 68 40
Median daily rate £290 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £199 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +68.18%
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
2 32 (33.68%) MS Office
3 27 (28.42%) Finance
4 24 (25.26%) Windows
5 21 (22.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (20.00%) Project Management
6 19 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 18 (18.95%) Oracle
8 15 (15.79%) CRM
8 15 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (12.63%) SQL
10 10 (10.53%) HTML
10 10 (10.53%) ITIL
10 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
10 10 (10.53%) VMware
10 10 (10.53%) Banking
11 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (9.47%) Degree
11 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
11 9 (9.47%) MS Visio
11 9 (9.47%) SOA
12 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
12 8 (8.42%) MS Project
12 8 (8.42%) QA
12 8 (8.42%) Selenium
12 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (8.42%) Data Centre

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 7 (7.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.32%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.26%) IIS
4 3 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.11%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.11%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.05%) Blackboard Learn
6 1 (1.05%) Documentum
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.05%) Moodle
6 1 (1.05%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.05%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 32 (33.68%) MS Office
2 21 (22.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (9.47%) MS Visio
4 8 (8.42%) MS Project
5 7 (7.37%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.05%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (1.05%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 15 (15.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (5.26%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.11%) HFM
4 1 (1.05%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (1.05%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.26%) Office 365
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.32%) DNS
2 4 (4.21%) Firewall
2 4 (4.21%) SSL
3 2 (2.11%) DHCP
3 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.05%) Internet
4 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.05%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.42%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.37%) MS Access
2 7 (7.37%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (2.11%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.05%) JasperReports
5 1 (1.05%) OLAP
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (8.42%) Selenium
2 5 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.21%) Cucumber
3 4 (4.21%) SpecFlow
3 4 (4.21%) Subversion
3 4 (4.21%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.05%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.05%) Maven
5 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.05%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.05%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (28.42%) Finance
2 10 (10.53%) Banking
3 3 (3.16%) Billing
3 3 (3.16%) Legal
3 3 (3.16%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.05%) Advertising
4 1 (1.05%) Front Office
4 1 (1.05%) Marketing
4 1 (1.05%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (22.11%) Analyst
2 11 (11.58%) Architect
2 11 (11.58%) Developer
3 6 (6.32%) IT Analyst
3 6 (6.32%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 6 (6.32%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.26%) CRM Architect
4 5 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM Architect
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
4 5 (5.26%) Oracle SOA Architect
4 5 (5.26%) SOA Architect
4 5 (5.26%) Tester
5 4 (4.21%) Integration Architect
5 4 (4.21%) IT Trainer
5 4 (4.21%) QA Automation Tester
5 4 (4.21%) Service Analyst
5 4 (4.21%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.21%) Support Engineer
5 4 (4.21%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.53%) HTML
2 6 (6.32%) .NET
3 5 (5.26%) CSS
4 2 (2.11%) ADO
4 2 (2.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (2.11%) DAO
4 2 (2.11%) MDX
5 1 (1.05%) Rendezvous
5 1 (1.05%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (8.42%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.21%) Statistics
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.16%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.16%) NHS
5 2 (2.11%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.05%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.05%) Clustering
6 1 (1.05%) CMDB
6 1 (1.05%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.05%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.05%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.26%) Windows
2 8 (8.42%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.32%) Windows 7
4 4 (4.21%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.21%) Linux
5 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.05%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.00%) Project Management
2 15 (15.79%) CRM
3 10 (10.53%) ITIL
4 9 (9.47%) SOA
5 8 (8.42%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.42%) BDD
5 8 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.42%) Test Automation
6 6 (6.32%) Change Management
6 6 (6.32%) Data Analysis
6 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.32%) Scrum
7 5 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (5.26%) Process Improvement
7 5 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (5.26%) Service Management
7 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (4.21%) Analytics
8 4 (4.21%) Functional Testing
8 4 (4.21%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.63%) SQL
2 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.32%) C#
3 6 (6.32%) Java
4 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.16%) VBA
5 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.05%) VB
5 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.47%) Degree
3 4 (4.21%) LPIC
3 4 (4.21%) MCSE
3 4 (4.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.16%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.11%) MCP
5 2 (2.11%) MCSA
6 1 (1.05%) CCNA
6 1 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.05%) ISEB
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.05%) MCITP
6 1 (1.05%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.05%) PMP
6 1 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.42%) QA
2 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 19 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.21%) Firmware
4 2 (2.11%) vSphere
5 1 (1.05%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.05%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.05%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) Backup Exec
1 6 (6.32%) NetBackup
1 6 (6.32%) SCOM
2 4 (4.21%) SCCM
3 2 (2.11%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.05%) TIBCO Hawk
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.05%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 68 (71.58%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.95%) Oracle
3 10 (10.53%) VMware
4 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.21%) HP
5 4 (4.21%) IBM
5 4 (4.21%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.16%) Avaya
6 3 (3.16%) Pega
7 2 (2.11%) EMC
7 2 (2.11%) iManage
7 2 (2.11%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.11%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.11%) Lotus
7 2 (2.11%) NICE Systems
8 1 (1.05%) Adobe
8 1 (1.05%) Cognos
8 1 (1.05%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.05%) Symantec
8 1 (1.05%) TIBCO
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