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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 11 4
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 4.76% 8.54% 14.06%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 63.64% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
Median daily rate £319 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.45% -4.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
8 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 6.35% 13.41% 23.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Median daily rate £360 £263 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% -20.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £420 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +81.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 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 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) MS Project
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Presales
4 2 (20.00%) SFIA
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (20.00%) SaaS
4 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Apache
5 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (10.00%) CSS
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) OpenText
5 1 (10.00%) UAG
5 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business

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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) SaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
1 3 (30.00%) VoIP
General
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Project Support Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (20.00%) Presales
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (20.00%) Project Management
1 2 (20.00%) SFIA
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) Mitel
3 1 (10.00%) OpenText