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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 6.12% 9.60% 6.35%
As % of the Applications category 51.28% 49.21% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 5
Average daily rate
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£374 £325 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +225.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £178 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £135
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.82 £22.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.46% +13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
39 63 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.93% 19.50% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 19 13
Average daily rate £385 £275 £136
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +102.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £183 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £416 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 10
Average hourly rate £12.25 £22.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.55% -40.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (38.00%) MS Project
3 17 (34.00%) MS Visio
4 15 (30.00%) MS Office
4 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (20.00%) SQL
7 9 (18.00%) SLA
7 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
8 8 (16.00%) MS Access
9 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
9 7 (14.00%) Project Management
9 7 (14.00%) Finance
10 6 (12.00%) WFM
10 6 (12.00%) ITIL
10 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (12.00%) Dependency Management
10 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
11 5 (10.00%) VBA
11 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
12 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.00%) QA
12 4 (8.00%) 2G
12 4 (8.00%) 3G
12 4 (8.00%) NHS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 2 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.00%) MS Project Server
3 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (38.00%) MS Project
2 17 (34.00%) MS Visio
3 15 (30.00%) MS Office
4 10 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (2.00%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP xRPM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) 3G
1 4 (8.00%) 2G
1 4 (8.00%) LTE
2 3 (6.00%) 4G
2 3 (6.00%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (6.00%) HSPA
2 3 (6.00%) WCDMA
2 3 (6.00%) GPRS
2 3 (6.00%) GSM
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) MS Access
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (4.00%) Data Mart
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (2.00%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (22.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Project Planner
2 9 (18.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Planning Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Excel Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.00%) VBA Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Report Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Developer
7 2 (4.00%) MI Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Access Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.00%) Service Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.00%) Architect
8 1 (2.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) HTML
1 2 (4.00%) .NET
1 2 (4.00%) Flash
1 2 (4.00%) HTML5
2 1 (2.00%) REST
2 1 (2.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.00%) SOAP
2 1 (2.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
4 1 (2.00%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.00%) Project Management
4 6 (12.00%) ITIL
4 6 (12.00%) WFM
4 6 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (12.00%) Dependency Management
5 5 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (10.00%) PRINCE
5 5 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Change Control
7 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (6.00%) Network Management
7 3 (6.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (6.00%) Network Design
7 3 (6.00%) Critical Path Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) eTOM
7 3 (6.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) VBA
3 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.00%) VB
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) WSUS
1 2 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Business Objects
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) Nortel
3 3 (6.00%) Ericsson
3 3 (6.00%) Mapinfo
3 3 (6.00%) Huawei
3 3 (6.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.00%) Tableau
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
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