The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 20 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.33% 2.42% 8.57%
As % of the Applications category 31.25% 33.33% 78.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 4
Average daily rate
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£400 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £475 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
MS Excel
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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 Midlands region.

Applications Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.67% 7.25% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 5
Average daily rate £400 £438 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £365 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £26.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Midlands region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Midlands region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Web Development
4 3 (37.50%) HTML5
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) Flash
4 3 (37.50%) MS Access
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) ETL
5 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (12.50%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) ATM
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) MS Access
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Xcelsius
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Delivery Manager
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Manager
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Service Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
2 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) PC Support
2 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Flash
1 3 (37.50%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Web Development
3 2 (25.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) ETL
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (12.50%) Cognos
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