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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 15 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 16.03% 4.07% 5.00%
As % of the Applications category 75.00% 35.71% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Average daily rate
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£350 £250 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £238 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £310 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £316 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.18% +5.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £16.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.35% -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
28 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.37% 11.38% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 13
Average daily rate £350 £251 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.30% +0.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £228 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £333 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.71 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% +59.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £16.71 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £16.71 £18.31
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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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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
Stoke-on-Trent +2 7 £311 +24.50% 6
Burton-upon-Trent 0 3 £475 - 1
Lichfield - - - -
Stafford - - - - 1
Tamworth - - - - 1
Uttoxeter - - - -
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
3 16 (45.71%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) User Experience
4 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (22.86%) Project Management
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 7 (20.00%) PHP
6 7 (20.00%) HTML
6 7 (20.00%) IIS
6 7 (20.00%) CSS
6 7 (20.00%) Web Services
6 7 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
6 7 (20.00%) Apache
6 7 (20.00%) MySQL
6 7 (20.00%) MVC
6 7 (20.00%) LAMP
6 7 (20.00%) Ajax
6 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (20.00%) Taxonomies
6 7 (20.00%) Drupal
6 7 (20.00%) PHP5
6 7 (20.00%) jQuery
6 7 (20.00%) Blog
6 7 (20.00%) Time Management
6 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (20.00%) Social Media
6 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 7 (20.00%) IIS
1 7 (20.00%) Apache
1 7 (20.00%) Drupal
2 5 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Project
3 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.71%) OLAP
4 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.71%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Local Government
2 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Law
3 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Data Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Programmer
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) CSS
1 7 (20.00%) Web Services
1 7 (20.00%) XML
1 7 (20.00%) LAMP
1 7 (20.00%) HTML
1 7 (20.00%) Ajax
1 7 (20.00%) jQuery
2 6 (17.14%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) WinForms
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) User Experience
1 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (20.00%) Social Media
2 7 (20.00%) Taxonomies
2 7 (20.00%) Blog
3 4 (11.43%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.43%) Open Source
4 2 (5.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Online Gambling
5 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.86%) NHS
5 1 (2.86%) GIS
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.86%) Project Management
2 7 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (20.00%) Time Management
2 7 (20.00%) Web Application Development
3 4 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (11.43%) Programme Management
3 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Data Protection
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Benchmarking
5 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.71%) OO
6 1 (2.86%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.00%) PHP
3 7 (20.00%) PHP5
4 4 (11.43%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 3 (8.57%) AccuRev
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
6 1 (2.86%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) NetApp
6 1 (2.86%) Symantec
6 1 (2.86%) Sophos
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