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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 4.41% 4.08% 1.99%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 50.00% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 2
Median daily rate £325 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
England

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
17 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 8.33% 8.16% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Median daily rate £300 £400 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £17.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) MS Project
3 7 (43.75%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (31.25%) People Management
5 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
5 5 (31.25%) PRINCE
5 5 (31.25%) Primavera
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
6 4 (25.00%) SAP
6 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
7 3 (18.75%) VBA
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
7 3 (18.75%) Automotive
7 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
7 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
7 3 (18.75%) Change Control
7 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
8 2 (12.50%) QA
8 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
8 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (50.00%) MS Project
2 7 (43.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Primavera
2 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
1 1 (6.25%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) PowerPivot
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) MS Access
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) Power BI
3 1 (6.25%) QlikView
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Automotive
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Project Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Excel Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) PMO Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Report Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) VBA Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Objects Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft Functional Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) SSRS Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) NHS
3 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) People Management
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE
3 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (18.75%) Change Control
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) Logistics
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
4 3 (18.75%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (12.50%) Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) Data Transformation
5 2 (12.50%) ETL
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VBA
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Infor
4 1 (6.25%) Pega
4 1 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (6.25%) Teradata
Midlands
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago