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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 22 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 7.94% 13.84% 9.68%
As % of the Applications category 39.53% 57.89% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 11
Median daily rate £238 £400 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% +88.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £400 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £14.40 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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
43 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 20.09% 23.90% 17.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 16
Median daily rate £238 £364 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.70% +71.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £115 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £400 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.40 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -34.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.38 £13.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £14.76 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +9 10 £350 - 3
Burton-upon-Trent -1 4 £318 - 1
Stafford -5 1 £170 -57.50% 1
Uttoxeter - 1 - -
MS Excel
West Midlands

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) MS Office
3 8 (30.77%) MS Project
4 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
6 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) ERP
8 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) CRM
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
8 3 (11.54%) SAP
8 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
8 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
8 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
8 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
9 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
9 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (7.69%) Test Planning

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 1 (3.85%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Office
2 8 (30.77%) MS Project
3 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.85%) IPv4
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 3 (11.54%) ERP Manager
3 3 (11.54%) ERP Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Transformation Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Transformation Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cutover Manager
4 2 (7.69%) DBA
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) SQL DBA
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Replication
1 2 (7.69%) Visualisation
2 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (19.23%) Resource Management
3 5 (19.23%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (15.38%) ERP
5 3 (11.54%) Business Transformation
5 3 (11.54%) CRM
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Data Modelling
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Software Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.69%) Test Planning
6 2 (7.69%) Transition Management
6 2 (7.69%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) SAP
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Synectics Solutions Limited
Rate: Competitive hourly rate
Posted: 6 days ago