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 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 19 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.41% 6.67% 11.86%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 29.41% 63.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £275 £175 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £195 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £9.54 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
West Midlands

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
11 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 7.43% 22.67% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Median daily rate £275 £200 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £311 £308
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £9.54 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.80%
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 Solihull

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Solihull region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 Solihull region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (18.75%) MS Project
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
4 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Data Management
4 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Big Data
4 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
4 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
5 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
5 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 2 (12.50%) Economics
5 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Broadband
6 1 (6.25%) LAN
6 1 (6.25%) VPN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Broadband
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Big Data
1 3 (18.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
1 4 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 2 (12.50%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Architect
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Process Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 2 (12.50%) Economics
4 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
5 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Data Management
1 3 (18.75%) Master Data Management
1 3 (18.75%) Quantitative Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Statistical Modelling
2 2 (12.50%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
3 1 (6.25%) Project Governance
3 1 (6.25%) Revenue Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft