The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 8 20
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.56% 12.61% 4.17%
As % of the Applications category 53.13% 66.67% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
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£310 £250 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.40 - £11.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 - £11.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.88 - £11.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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 Staffordshire region.

Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 21 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.88% 18.92% 14.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 7
Average daily rate £350 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £14.40 £9.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.57% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £10.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.76 £18.25 £11.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Staffordshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Staffordshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent -1 3 £363 +45.00%
Stoke-on-Trent -5 1 - - 3
Cannock - 1 £161 -
Stafford - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
3 13 (27.08%) MS Project
3 13 (27.08%) C#
4 12 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
5 10 (20.83%) SQL
5 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.83%) Resource Management
6 9 (18.75%) Open Source
6 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.75%) Windows
6 9 (18.75%) OOP
6 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
6 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
6 9 (18.75%) Local Government
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) VB
8 7 (14.58%) VoIP
8 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (14.58%) PABX
9 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (12.50%) Coaching
9 6 (12.50%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) MS Office
9 6 (12.50%) CRM
10 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.42%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (4.17%) Lync
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Project
2 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (12.50%) MS Office
4 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.08%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) VoIP
1 7 (14.58%) PABX
2 5 (10.42%) WAN
2 5 (10.42%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) WebEx
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) 3G
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (35.42%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.17%) MS Access
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.08%) QlikView
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.17%) TestComplete
1 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.08%) Ant
General
1 9 (18.75%) Local Government
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 9 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 9 (18.75%) Development Team Leader
3 9 (18.75%) Software Development Team Leader
3 9 (18.75%) Software Team Leader
4 8 (16.67%) .NET Team Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.25%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Network Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Manager
7 3 (6.25%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Framework
3 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 3 (6.25%) XML
4 2 (4.17%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.08%) MDX
5 1 (2.08%) Middleware
5 1 (2.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.17%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Replication
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Resource Management
2 9 (18.75%) Supplier Management
2 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 9 (18.75%) OOP
2 9 (18.75%) Open Source
2 9 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
4 6 (12.50%) CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 6 (12.50%) Coaching
4 6 (12.50%) SDLC
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
6 3 (6.25%) Document Management
6 3 (6.25%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Six Sigma
7 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) C#
2 10 (20.83%) SQL
3 8 (16.67%) VB
4 5 (10.42%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) MCSE
1 1 (2.08%) MCSA
1 1 (2.08%) ISEB
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
1 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) BC Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Lotus
4 2 (4.17%) Sage
4 2 (4.17%) Symantec
4 2 (4.17%) MKS
4 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.08%) Dell
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) Cognos
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
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