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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 15 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 11.81% 2.00% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 68.18% 16.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Average daily rate
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£311 £235 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.44% -26.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £235 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 - £13.61
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
22 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 17.32% 12.00% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 12
Average daily rate £313 £285 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.64% +14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £233 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £332 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.75 - £10.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 - £10.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 - £14.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 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 1 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 +3 7 £311 - 5
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - - 4
Cannock - 1 £313 -
Lichfield - 1 - -
Stafford - - - - 2
Tamworth - - - - 2
Uttoxeter - - - -
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
3 13 (40.63%) SQL
4 9 (28.13%) Project Management
4 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 8 (25.00%) Windows
6 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (15.63%) C#
6 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
7 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.50%) OLAP
7 4 (12.50%) MS Project
7 4 (12.50%) MS Office
7 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
7 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
7 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
7 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) Finance
7 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
7 4 (12.50%) Citrix
7 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 4 (12.50%) WinForms
7 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 4 (12.50%) Open Source
7 4 (12.50%) User Experience
7 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (9.38%) Relational Database

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) MS Project Server
4 1 (3.13%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Project
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (9.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (12.50%) OLAP
4 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
6 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.13%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Local Government
4 1 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Development Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Contracts Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) WinForms
3 2 (6.25%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) Ajax
4 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) MDX
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) LAMP
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) N-Tier
1 4 (12.50%) Open Source
1 4 (12.50%) User Experience
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) Social Media
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.13%) Blog
3 1 (3.13%) Taxonomies
3 1 (3.13%) Online Gambling
3 1 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.38%) Line Management
4 3 (9.38%) MVC
4 3 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.38%) OO
5 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.25%) ERP
5 2 (6.25%) Benchmarking
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) SQL
2 5 (15.63%) C#
2 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
3 4 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.13%) PHP5
5 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 21 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Citrix
3 3 (9.38%) AccuRev
4 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 1 (3.13%) NetApp
5 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (3.13%) Sophos
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