The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Telford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 12 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 6.03% 3.23% 10.91%
As % of the Applications category 46.67% 66.67% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 4
Average daily rate
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£104 £250 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.40% -15.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £250 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £250 £367
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £14.92 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.11% -6.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Telford region.

Applications Category
Telford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
15 3 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Telford 12.93% 4.84% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 10
Average daily rate £330 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £260 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Telford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Telford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Telford

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Telford

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Telford region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Telford

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Telford

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Telford

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (30.77%) Logistics
5 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
5 3 (23.08%) MS Office
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL
6 2 (15.38%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 2 (15.38%) SCCM
6 2 (15.38%) SCOM
6 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (15.38%) Change Control
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (15.38%) Transition Management
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
6 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) MCTS
7 1 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) Business Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Telford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Telford 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 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (23.08%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
2 1 (7.69%) Business Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Consultant
2 1 (7.69%) Development Manager
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Logistics
2 2 (15.38%) Change Control
2 2 (15.38%) Transition Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Service Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Business Development
3 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCTS
4 1 (7.69%) MCITP
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (7.69%) BC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) MCSA
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
1 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) VMware