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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.01% 4.65% 3.72%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 66.67% 75.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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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
8 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 5.37% 6.98% 4.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £475 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +3.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £27.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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
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 22 December 2014, 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 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) SCCM
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) ATM
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Lync
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Management
2 1 (14.29%) Time Management
2 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
2 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Logistics
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
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