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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 8.59% 8.42% 4.72%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 66.67% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate £300 £163 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £118 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £358 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
18 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 14.06% 12.63% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
Average daily rate £275 £125 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+120.00% -65.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £115 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £313 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £24.38 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.25% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £10.67 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.48 £53.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent +1 3 £300 -29.41% 1
Stoke-on-Trent -1 2 £370 - 7
Lichfield - 1 - - 1
Stafford - - - - 1
Cannock - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Burntwood - - - - 1
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 11 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (31.82%) TDD
5 7 (31.82%) Internet
5 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Intranet
6 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (18.18%) MS Project Server
7 4 (18.18%) Back Office
7 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
8 3 (13.64%) OLAP
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (27.27%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (18.18%) MS Project Server
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Internet
2 6 (27.27%) Intranet
3 1 (4.55%) LAN
3 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) OLAP
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
General
1 4 (18.18%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Development Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Process Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) .NET
2 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 6 (27.27%) NHibernate
3 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) MDX
4 2 (9.09%) WinForms
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (4.55%) XHTML
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
5 1 (4.55%) CSS3
5 1 (4.55%) Task Parallel Library
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (4.55%) WCF
5 1 (4.55%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 4 (18.18%) Project Management
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow
4 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Management
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) SOA
6 1 (4.55%) OO
6 1 (4.55%) SEO
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kimball Methodology
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.55%) vSphere
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Adobe
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) AccuRev
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