The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.95% 11.54% 10.34%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 54.55% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£185 £375 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.66% +47.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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 Solihull region.

Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7 22 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.21% 21.15% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate £293 £288 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.73% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £265 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £375 £322
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 - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 3 (33.33%) Smart Meter
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) MS Access
2 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (33.33%) SAS
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) HTML5
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) CSS3
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 3 (33.33%) MS Access
1 3 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (11.11%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 5 (55.56%) Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UAT Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Data Quality Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML5
1 1 (11.11%) CSS3
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
1 1 (11.11%) jQuery
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Analytics
2 3 (33.33%) Data Management
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) System Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) B2B
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Business Objects
1 3 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) LANDesk
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy