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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 29 15
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 17 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.18% 4.49% 6.40%
As % of the Applications category 50.94% 34.69% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 3
Average daily rate
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£381 £420 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.22% +211.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £28.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% -20.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £19.00 £21.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.06 £32.60 £36.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.98
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.13%
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
53 49 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 16.06% 12.93% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 14
Average daily rate £354 £288 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.21% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £175 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £508 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.85 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.17% -52.77%
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.09%) MS Project
3 17 (29.82%) MS Visio
3 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (28.07%) MS Office
5 15 (26.32%) SQL
6 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
6 11 (19.30%) MS Access
6 11 (19.30%) SLA
6 11 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
7 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
7 10 (17.54%) ITIL
8 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
8 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
9 8 (14.04%) BusinessObjects
9 8 (14.04%) Project Management
9 8 (14.04%) Finance
9 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (12.28%) Windows
11 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (10.53%) Dependency Management
12 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (8.77%) WFM
12 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
12 5 (8.77%) VBA
12 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (8.77%) CRM
12 5 (8.77%) Migration
13 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
3 3 (5.26%) SAS
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.75%) CMS
5 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Project
2 17 (29.82%) MS Visio
3 16 (28.07%) MS Office
4 11 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.75%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Teamcenter
1 1 (1.75%) SAP xRPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) 3G
1 4 (7.02%) 2G
1 4 (7.02%) LTE
2 3 (5.26%) 4G
2 3 (5.26%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (5.26%) HSPA
2 3 (5.26%) GPRS
2 3 (5.26%) GSM
2 3 (5.26%) WCDMA
3 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) DHCP
4 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
4 1 (1.75%) DNS
4 1 (1.75%) SAN
4 1 (1.75%) LAN
4 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) MS Access
2 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.04%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (8.77%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) MySQL
6 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.75%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.75%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.75%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 2 (3.51%) Legal
3 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.51%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Project Planner
3 6 (10.53%) Planning Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
5 4 (7.02%) VBA Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Excel Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Excel VBA Developer
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
7 2 (3.51%) Information Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Report Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.02%) .NET
2 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 3 (5.26%) Flash
3 2 (3.51%) HTML5
3 2 (3.51%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) REST
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) NHS
3 2 (3.51%) iPad
3 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.75%) PDA
4 1 (1.75%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (10.53%) Dependency Management
6 5 (8.77%) WFM
6 5 (8.77%) PRINCE
6 5 (8.77%) CRM
6 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
7 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
7 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 4 (7.02%) Change Management
7 4 (7.02%) Project Planning
7 4 (7.02%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 5 (8.77%) VBA
3 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) VB
4 1 (1.75%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) MCSE
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.75%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
2 4 (7.02%) QA
3 1 (1.75%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.75%) WSUS
1 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Nortel
2 3 (5.26%) Ericsson
2 3 (5.26%) Mapinfo
2 3 (5.26%) Huawei
2 3 (5.26%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (3.51%) VMware
3 2 (3.51%) Citrix
4 1 (1.75%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) Dell
4 1 (1.75%) Tableau
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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