The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 9.49% 10.33% 7.56%
As % of the Applications category 53.57% 39.24% 42.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% +47.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £198 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £361 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
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 Coventry region.

Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
56 79 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 17.72% 26.33% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 11
Average daily rate £313 £343 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +25.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £187 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £405 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £12.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -66.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Coventry region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Coventry region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (27.08%) MS Office
4 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 12 (25.00%) MS Project
4 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 10 (20.83%) SLA
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (14.58%) Project Management
7 7 (14.58%) WFM
8 6 (12.50%) Finance
8 6 (12.50%) CRM
8 6 (12.50%) .NET
8 6 (12.50%) Dependency Management
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
9 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
9 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
9 5 (10.42%) ITIL
9 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
10 4 (8.33%) Service Management
10 4 (8.33%) 2G
10 4 (8.33%) Scrum
10 4 (8.33%) NHS
10 4 (8.33%) 3G
10 4 (8.33%) SQL
10 4 (8.33%) VBA
10 4 (8.33%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 13 (27.08%) MS Office
3 12 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 12 (25.00%) MS Project
4 2 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) 3G
1 4 (8.33%) 2G
1 4 (8.33%) LTE
2 3 (6.25%) 4G
2 3 (6.25%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.25%) HSPA
2 3 (6.25%) GPRS
2 3 (6.25%) GSM
2 3 (6.25%) WCDMA
3 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) MS Access
1 3 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Data Mart
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
2 1 (2.08%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (2.08%) Axure RP
2 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Automotive
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.17%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Analyst
2 6 (12.50%) Planning Manager
3 5 (10.42%) Developer
3 5 (10.42%) Data Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Architect
4 3 (6.25%) MI Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Performance Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) VBA Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Excel Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.17%) Project Administrator
5 2 (4.17%) Access Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Integration Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.17%) Lead Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (6.25%) WCF
3 2 (4.17%) HTML5
3 2 (4.17%) REST
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 2 (4.17%) Flash
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) Middleware
4 1 (2.08%) XSLT
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (6.25%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) iPad
2 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Derivative
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) WFM
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Dependency Management
5 5 (10.42%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (10.42%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) PRINCE
5 5 (10.42%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
7 3 (6.25%) eTOM
7 3 (6.25%) Network Design
7 3 (6.25%) Resource Management
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) VBA
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) Ruby
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (2.08%) ABAP
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) WSUS
1 2 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
3 4 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (6.25%) Cognos
4 3 (6.25%) Huawei
4 3 (6.25%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 3 (6.25%) Nortel
4 3 (6.25%) Ericsson
4 3 (6.25%) Mapinfo
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) TIBCO