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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 11 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.66% 5.26% 8.22%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 33.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £255 £175 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.71% -50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
9 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 5.49% 15.79% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 6
Median daily rate £300 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £175 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £300 £335
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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
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 23 July 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 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) MS Project
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
4 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Big Data
4 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Statistics
4 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (16.67%) Finance
4 2 (16.67%) Mitel
4 2 (16.67%) Data Management
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma

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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Project
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Data Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Junior
3 1 (8.33%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (8.33%) Server Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) SSAS Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (8.33%) Economics
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (16.67%) Master Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Quantitative Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
3 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
3 1 (8.33%) SFIA
3 1 (8.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Mitel