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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 11.67% 15.09% 9.84%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 72.73% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £286
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £8.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
13 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 21.67% 20.75% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £300 £375 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +28.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £195 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £299
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 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 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (46.67%) Time Management
3 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) VBA
4 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 6 (40.00%) jQuery
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Ajax
4 6 (40.00%) Web Development
4 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
5 5 (33.33%) CSS3
5 5 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (26.67%) MySQL
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (26.67%) MySQL
3 3 (20.00%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 6 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Web Developer
2 3 (20.00%) UI Programmer
3 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) UAT Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Commercial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) HTML
1 6 (40.00%) jQuery
1 6 (40.00%) Ajax
2 5 (33.33%) CSS3
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 3 (20.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JSON
4 1 (6.67%) MDX
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (6.67%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Smart Meter
2 1 (6.67%) Data Extraction
2 1 (6.67%) GIS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Time Management
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Web Development
2 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Data Management
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) B2B
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) ETL
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (40.00%) VBA
3 4 (26.67%) Perl
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Business Objects
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
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