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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 29 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 8.24% 4.91% 7.64%
As % of the Applications category 58.00% 38.00% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 4
Average daily rate
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£354 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £245 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £515 £378
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £29.00 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.27% -23.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
50 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 14.20% 12.92% 14.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 12
Average daily rate £313 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £175 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £520 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% -45.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (55.10%) MS Office
2 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (30.61%) SQL
5 14 (28.57%) ITIL
5 14 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (22.45%) MS Project
7 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.41%) Windows
7 10 (20.41%) UML
7 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
7 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
8 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (18.37%) MS Access
8 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
9 8 (16.33%) ISO 9001
9 8 (16.33%) TickIT
9 8 (16.33%) V-Model
10 6 (12.24%) Change Control
10 6 (12.24%) Finance
10 6 (12.24%) Project Management
10 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
11 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
12 4 (8.16%) Degree
12 4 (8.16%) JIRA
12 4 (8.16%) QA
12 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (8.16%) Advertising
12 4 (8.16%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.16%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.16%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (6.12%) SAS
4 2 (4.08%) IIS
4 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 27 (55.10%) MS Office
2 14 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (22.45%) MS Project
4 9 (18.37%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) WAN
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) VPN
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
2 1 (2.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) MS Access
3 5 (10.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (8.16%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) MySQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) Data Mart
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (8.16%) JIRA
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 6 (12.24%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Advertising
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Legal
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (32.65%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) Project Planner
3 5 (10.20%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.16%) Release Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Configuration Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) VBA Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Excel Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Excel VBA Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.12%) Business Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) WPF
3 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
3 2 (4.08%) Flash
4 1 (2.04%) Middleware
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) REST
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.08%) User Experience
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.08%) RIA
3 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
3 1 (2.04%) NHS
3 1 (2.04%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) PDA
3 1 (2.04%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (20.41%) UML
3 10 (20.41%) Waterfall
4 8 (16.33%) V-Model
5 6 (12.24%) Change Control
5 6 (12.24%) Project Management
6 5 (10.20%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.16%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
7 4 (8.16%) Migration
8 3 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.12%) Change Management
8 3 (6.12%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.12%) Critical Path Analysis
8 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
8 3 (6.12%) CRM
8 3 (6.12%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.61%) SQL
2 4 (8.16%) VBA
3 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.04%) MCSE
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.33%) ISO 9001
1 8 (16.33%) TickIT
2 4 (8.16%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
3 1 (2.04%) P3O
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) SAP
3 2 (4.08%) Citrix
3 2 (4.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.04%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.04%) Symantec
4 1 (2.04%) Dell
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