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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 18 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 8 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 5.29% 5.93% 15.65%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 44.44% 72.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 11
Median daily rate £320 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £329 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
21 18 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 10.10% 13.33% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 14
Median daily rate £255 £358 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% -4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £310 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 8
Median hourly rate - £10.61 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +1 5 £495 +38.46% 2
Cannock - 2 £200 -
Burton-upon-Trent -1 1 £395 - 3
Stafford -2 1 £120 -61.29%
Lichfield - 1 £320 -
Rugeley - 1 - -
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Project Management
3 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 8 (26.67%) Migration
5 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
6 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (23.33%) MS Project
7 6 (20.00%) Oracle
7 6 (20.00%) SAP
7 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (20.00%) Transition Management
8 5 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 5 (16.67%) Canon
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
8 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 5 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (16.67%) XML
8 5 (16.67%) .NET
8 5 (16.67%) OOP
8 5 (16.67%) MS Office
8 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 5 (16.67%) C#
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.67%) Data Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Project
2 5 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) QlikView
5 1 (3.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Cutover Manager
2 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) DBA
4 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
1 5 (16.67%) jQuery
1 5 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) e-Learning
2 3 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Project Management
2 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Migration
3 8 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (23.33%) Data Migration
4 7 (23.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (23.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (20.00%) Transition Management
6 5 (16.67%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 5 (16.67%) Data Management
6 5 (16.67%) MVC
6 5 (16.67%) OOP
6 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 5 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 5 (16.67%) Web Development
7 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Test Management
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
2 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (3.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
1 1 (3.33%) SCOM
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Canon
4 3 (10.00%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) NetApp