The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 8 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 11.43% 2.86% 10.81%
As % of the Applications category 61.54% 20.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
MS Excel
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Applications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
13 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.57% 14.29% 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 1
Median daily rate £305 £364 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.15% +17.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 4 (25.00%) MS Project
6 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
7 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
7 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
7 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
7 3 (18.75%) MS Office
7 3 (18.75%) ERP
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
8 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
8 2 (12.50%) Data Management
8 2 (12.50%) Replication
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (12.50%) SAP
8 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
8 2 (12.50%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Project
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Agile Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) ERP Manager
2 3 (18.75%) ERP Project Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Transformation Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Transformation Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) DBA
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) SQL DBA
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) UAT Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
1 2 (12.50%) Visualisation
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) Business Transformation
5 3 (18.75%) Data Analysis
5 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
5 3 (18.75%) ERP
5 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (18.75%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Contingency Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Line Management
6 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Transition Management
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) SAP