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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 8.96% 10.08% 3.77%
As % of the Applications category 46.15% 60.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £265 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 19.40% 16.81% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 1
Average daily rate £363 £259 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.96% -13.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 6 (46.15%) jQuery
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 5 (38.46%) MS Access
3 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 5 (38.46%) CSS3
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (30.77%) SAS
5 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (23.08%) Migration
5 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 3 (23.08%) C#
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) SAP
5 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
5 3 (23.08%) .NET
5 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
5 3 (23.08%) VB

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) MS Access
2 3 (23.08%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (23.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (7.69%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Marketing
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Web Developer
3 3 (23.08%) UI Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) UI Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Commercial Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) jQuery
1 6 (46.15%) Ajax
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
1 6 (46.15%) CSS
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
2 5 (38.46%) CSS3
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
3 3 (23.08%) .NET
4 1 (7.69%) D3.js
4 1 (7.69%) JSON
4 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Time Management
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (23.08%) Migration
4 3 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 3 (23.08%) Analytics
4 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) B2B
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) SAP
2 3 (23.08%) Business Objects
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) LANDesk