The table below looks at the statistics for Data Entry skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Entry over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Entry
Rank 93 102 101
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing Data Entry 17 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.14% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.20% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 1
Average daily rate
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£100 £360 £133
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-72.22% +171.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate £145 £163 £225
% change year-on-year
-10.76% -27.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £12.50 £12.38
% change year-on-year
-18.00% +1.01%
Data Entry
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1545 1498 1374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 67.76% 69.32% 68.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 923 827 667
Average daily rate £375 £350 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 74 114
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £32.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -17.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.45 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Data Entry
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Data Entry Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Data Entry
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Entry across the West Midlands region.

Data Entry Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Entry
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Entry across the West Midlands region.

Data Entry Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Data Entry
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Entry within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -3 5 £151 -58.19%
Data Entry
England

Data Entry
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Entry 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 Data Entry.

1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) MS Office
3 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
4 8 (25.81%) VBA
5 7 (22.58%) Windows
6 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
6 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (19.35%) QA
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Data Management
8 4 (12.90%) Statistics
8 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
8 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (12.90%) Analytics
8 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
8 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 4 (12.90%) Service Management
8 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
8 4 (12.90%) ITSM
8 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (9.68%) Validation
9 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
9 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
10 2 (6.45%) Project Management
10 2 (6.45%) SQL
10 2 (6.45%) SAP
11 1 (3.23%) MySQL

Data Entry
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Data Entry 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 Data Entry. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 12 (38.71%) MS Excel
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (12.90%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (12.90%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Administrator
2 7 (22.58%) Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Report Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Support Assistant
4 4 (12.90%) Service Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Excel Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
5 3 (9.68%) Project Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Data Administrator
6 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.45%) Data Entry Administrator
7 1 (3.23%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
7 1 (3.23%) Data Entry Clerk
7 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
2 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Data Management
2 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.90%) Analytics
2 4 (12.90%) Service Management
2 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.90%) ITSM
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Validation
3 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (6.45%) Data Validation
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow
5 1 (3.23%) Content Management
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) VBA
2 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) QA
2 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.45%) SAP
4 1 (3.23%) Lotus