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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.55% 8.14% 6.45%
As % of the Applications category 35.42% 51.06% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -8.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £104.00 £37.80 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+175.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
48 47 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 12.83% 15.93% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 18
Average daily rate £275 £323 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.72% -19.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 5
Average hourly rate £25.50 £26.40 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.40% -12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £12.20 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.90 £37.80 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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
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 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 11 (27.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (25.00%) SAP
4 8 (20.00%) Project Management
4 8 (20.00%) SLA
5 7 (17.50%) CRM
5 7 (17.50%) ERP
5 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
6 6 (15.00%) Automotive
6 6 (15.00%) Degree
7 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
7 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (12.50%) Change Management
7 5 (12.50%) Finance
7 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
7 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 5 (12.50%) MS Project
7 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (12.50%) Change Control
8 4 (10.00%) LTE
8 4 (10.00%) P3O
8 4 (10.00%) 3G
8 4 (10.00%) Service Management
8 4 (10.00%) Oracle

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.50%) Documentum
3 1 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Alfresco
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
1 11 (27.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (12.50%) MS Visio
2 5 (12.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.50%) CA Clarity
1 3 (7.50%) SAP CRM
2 2 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) LTE
1 4 (10.00%) 3G
1 4 (10.00%) 2G
2 2 (5.00%) 4G
2 2 (5.00%) RNC
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) Wireless
3 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.50%) Internet
3 1 (2.50%) SAN
3 1 (2.50%) IPv4
3 1 (2.50%) IPv6
3 1 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (2.50%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.50%) MIMO
3 1 (2.50%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MS Access
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
General
1 10 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.00%) Automotive
3 5 (12.50%) Finance
4 4 (10.00%) Legal
4 4 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.50%) Electronics
5 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Service Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Reporting Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) MI Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) PMO Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Buyer
6 1 (2.50%) Commodity Buyer
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) NOC Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) LINQ
2 1 (2.50%) WCF
2 1 (2.50%) XHTML
2 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.50%) CSS
2 1 (2.50%) XML
2 1 (2.50%) .NET
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) HTML5
2 1 (2.50%) SAP PI
2 1 (2.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.50%) PMI
3 3 (7.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 8 (20.00%) Project Management
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) ERP
4 6 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (12.50%) Change Control
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
6 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 4 (10.00%) Validation
6 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 4 (10.00%) Document Management
6 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) C
1 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PMP
2 3 (7.50%) PMI Certification
2 3 (7.50%) PgMP
2 3 (7.50%) APMP
3 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) HND
4 1 (2.50%) CIPD
4 1 (2.50%) CAPM
4 1 (2.50%) MCSE
4 1 (2.50%) MCP
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (10.00%) P3O
3 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Sysprep
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.50%) SCCM
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
4 3 (7.50%) Primavera
4 3 (7.50%) IBM
4 3 (7.50%) CA
5 2 (5.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.00%) Cadence
6 1 (2.50%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.50%) VMware
6 1 (2.50%) McAfee
6 1 (2.50%) Citrix
6 1 (2.50%) Ektron
6 1 (2.50%) Sitecore