The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Solihull region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 6 6
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 12.10% 13.79% 14.08%
As % of the Applications category 65.22% 80.00% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
23 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 18.55% 17.24% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate £275 - £215
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £12.20 - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
West Midlands

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 18 April 2014, 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 17 (62.96%) MS Office
2 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (29.63%) VBA
4 8 (29.63%) MySQL
4 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 8 (29.63%) Perl
4 8 (29.63%) SQL
5 7 (25.93%) Java
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 6 (22.22%) SAP
7 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
7 5 (18.52%) MS Project
7 5 (18.52%) E-Learning
7 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) Project Management
8 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (14.81%) ETL
9 3 (11.11%) B2B
9 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
9 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Finance
9 3 (11.11%) Validation
9 3 (11.11%) Migration
9 3 (11.11%) Quality Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (62.96%) MS Office
2 5 (18.52%) MS Project
3 3 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Broadband
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Data Analyst
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Trainer
3 3 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Project Planner
3 3 (11.11%) Database Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Officer
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Report Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Project Support Officer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Trainer
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (18.52%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.70%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (18.52%) PRINCE2
2 5 (18.52%) Data Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) B2B
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 3 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
4 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) VBA
1 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
1 8 (29.63%) Perl
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) Java
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CHFI
2 1 (3.70%) PMP
2 1 (3.70%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) SAP
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft