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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 9.09% 20.21% 15.63%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 82.61% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £413 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +63.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £293 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £448 £284
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
17 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 22.08% 24.47% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 7
Average daily rate £300 £425 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +88.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £448 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 28 July 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 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
3 11 (50.00%) MS Office
4 10 (45.45%) VBA
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
6 8 (36.36%) MySQL
6 8 (36.36%) Perl
6 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) SQL
9 5 (22.73%) HTML
9 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
9 5 (22.73%) Internet
9 5 (22.73%) CSS
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (22.73%) Web Development
9 5 (22.73%) Ajax
9 5 (22.73%) jQuery
9 5 (22.73%) Time Management
9 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
10 4 (18.18%) CSS3
10 4 (18.18%) HTML5
10 4 (18.18%) Finance
11 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
11 3 (13.64%) SAP
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (13.64%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) MS Access
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
2 3 (13.64%) Database Developer
2 3 (13.64%) UI Developer
2 3 (13.64%) UI Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Trainer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) Ajax
1 5 (22.73%) jQuery
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) HTML5
2 4 (18.18%) CSS3
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.55%) D3.js
4 1 (4.55%) JSON
4 1 (4.55%) MDX
4 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.55%) Data Extraction
2 1 (4.55%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (22.73%) Time Management
1 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
1 5 (22.73%) Web Development
2 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.55%) Change Control
4 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) ETL
4 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 10 (45.45%) VBA
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) SAP