The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Staffordshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 24 15
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.86% 4.24% 9.55%
As % of the Applications category 58.33% 38.46% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 10
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£213 £288 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% -12.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £178 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £398 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £23.00 £11.13 £13.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.64% -18.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 13 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.34% 11.02% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 4 12
Average daily rate £213 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.60% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £368 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.13 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.00% -31.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.73 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £13.23 £16.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
West Midlands

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 - 3 £275 - 1
Cannock - 2 £213 -
Lichfield - 2 £190 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £370 - 7
Tamworth - - - -
Stafford - - - - 2
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Back Office
4 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
4 4 (17.39%) C#
4 4 (17.39%) OLAP
4 4 (17.39%) MS Office
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) .NET
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
5 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
5 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
5 3 (13.04%) OO
5 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 3 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Open Source
6 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Office
2 3 (13.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) PowerPivot
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (17.39%) OLAP
3 3 (13.04%) RDBMS
3 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) MS Access
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (17.39%) Back Office
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Programmer
4 3 (13.04%) Data Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) WinForms
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Open Source
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Programme Management
2 4 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) OO
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
4 2 (8.70%) Benchmarking
5 1 (4.35%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.35%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Citrix
2 3 (13.04%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Sophos
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe
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