The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Coventry region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 17 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 37 16 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 11.35% 7.05% 3.91%
As % of the Applications category 45.68% 42.11% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 6
Average daily rate £325 £100 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.00% -49.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £95 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £460 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £11.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
81 38 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 24.85% 16.74% 11.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 10
Average daily rate £343 £125 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+174.00% -43.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £94 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £388 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.80 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £16.40 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.68 £37.80 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 22 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (31.25%) SLA
4 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
5 10 (20.83%) MS Project
6 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
6 9 (18.75%) Degree
7 8 (16.67%) WFM
7 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (16.67%) Legal
7 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (16.67%) Change Management
7 8 (16.67%) MS Office
8 7 (14.58%) ITIL
8 7 (14.58%) Project Management
8 7 (14.58%) Publishing
8 7 (14.58%) RNC
8 7 (14.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
9 6 (12.50%) Automotive
9 6 (12.50%) CATIA
9 6 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 6 (12.50%) Progress
9 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (12.50%) CAD
10 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
10 5 (10.42%) 3G
10 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
10 5 (10.42%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) CMS
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) SAS
3 1 (2.08%) Documentum
3 1 (2.08%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (45.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 10 (20.83%) MS Project
3 9 (18.75%) MS Visio
4 8 (16.67%) MS Office
5 6 (12.50%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.08%) CA Clarity
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) RNC
2 5 (10.42%) 3G
2 5 (10.42%) 2G
2 5 (10.42%) LTE
3 2 (4.17%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.08%) OLAP
General
1 13 (27.08%) Telecoms
2 8 (16.67%) Legal
2 8 (16.67%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.58%) Publishing
4 6 (12.50%) Automotive
5 2 (4.17%) Front Office
6 1 (2.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Analyst
2 5 (10.42%) Incident Manager
2 5 (10.42%) MI Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Information Analyst
3 4 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (8.33%) Developer
4 3 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (4.17%) C# Web Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
5 2 (4.17%) Project Planner
5 2 (4.17%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) PMO Lead
6 1 (2.08%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.08%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.08%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) XHTML
1 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 3 (6.25%) CSS
1 3 (6.25%) XML
1 3 (6.25%) HTML
1 3 (6.25%) .NET
1 3 (6.25%) WCF
1 3 (6.25%) LINQ
1 3 (6.25%) jQuery
2 2 (4.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (10.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
1 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.08%) AIX
2 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.67%) WFM
1 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
1 8 (16.67%) Change Management
2 7 (14.58%) ITIL
2 7 (14.58%) Project Management
3 6 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 6 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.50%) CAD
4 3 (6.25%) CRM
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) MVC
5 2 (4.17%) Change Control
5 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.17%) QMS
5 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.17%) Migration
5 2 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 2 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) C#
2 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) C
4 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Degree
2 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) HND
4 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.25%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) P3O
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 6 (12.50%) Progress
4 5 (10.42%) Business Objects
5 4 (8.33%) Tableau
5 4 (8.33%) SAP
5 4 (8.33%) Cognos
6 3 (6.25%) Ericsson
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle
6 3 (6.25%) Ektron
7 1 (2.08%) Primavera
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) JBoss
7 1 (2.08%) Sitecore