The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
England / West Midlands
Rank 21 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 149 167 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 6.28% 6.40% 7.40%
As % of the Applications category 55.60% 54.93% 51.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 101 76
Median daily rate £325 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £151 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.81 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £20.00 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
268 304 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 11.29% 11.65% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 178 141
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 59
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.48 £10.88 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.11 £20.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Coventry +2 48 £460 +31.42% 14
Birmingham -4 27 £275 -29.48% 26
Warwickshire -4 27 £300 -20.00% 10
Shropshire +21 10 £223 -31.53% 4
Staffordshire +6 9 £308 +11.81% 12
Solihull -2 8 £160 -28.88% 2
Worcestershire -3 3 £225 +34.32% 3
Dudley - 3 - -
West Bromwich - 1 - -
MS Excel
England

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 200 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 84 (28.00%) MS Office
3 75 (25.00%) SQL
4 64 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (17.67%) Windows
6 51 (17.00%) Migration
7 49 (16.33%) MS Project
8 48 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 47 (15.67%) Project Management
10 46 (15.33%) Active Directory
11 45 (15.00%) CRM
12 44 (14.67%) Finance
13 43 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
14 42 (14.00%) .NET
15 39 (13.00%) HTML
16 38 (12.67%) Dynamics CRM
17 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
18 36 (12.00%) PMO
19 35 (11.67%) JavaScript
19 35 (11.67%) CSS
19 35 (11.67%) SharePoint
19 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 33 (11.00%) MS Visio
21 31 (10.33%) Data Migration
22 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
23 29 (9.67%) MVC
24 28 (9.33%) Security Cleared
25 26 (8.67%) ASP.NET
25 26 (8.67%) Web Services
26 25 (8.33%) TDD

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 35 (11.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.00%) IIS
3 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.67%) SAS
4 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.33%) Apache
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.33%) CMS
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 84 (28.00%) MS Office
2 49 (16.33%) MS Project
3 43 (14.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 33 (11.00%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.33%) Open Workbench
6 5 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.67%) SPSS
8 1 (0.33%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 38 (12.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.67%) assyst
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.67%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.33%) HFM
5 1 (0.33%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.33%) MFGPRO
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.33%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 48 (16.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.00%) Office 365
3 5 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.00%) SaaS
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.33%) IaaS
6 1 (0.33%) PaaS
6 1 (0.33%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.00%) Network Security
2 4 (1.33%) Firewall
2 4 (1.33%) VoIP
3 3 (1.00%) DNS
3 3 (1.00%) Internet
3 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.67%) HTTP
4 2 (0.67%) Intranet
4 2 (0.67%) LAN
4 2 (0.67%) OSPF
4 2 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (0.67%) SAN
4 2 (0.67%) Skype
4 2 (0.67%) SNMP
5 1 (0.33%) ATM
5 1 (0.33%) DHCP
5 1 (0.33%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) WAN
5 1 (0.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.33%) SQL Server
2 20 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (5.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (2.33%) MS Access
7 6 (2.00%) MySQL
8 5 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.33%) Power BI
10 3 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.00%) Big Data
10 3 (1.00%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.00%) QlikView
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Visual Studio
2 11 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.67%) JIRA
5 1 (0.33%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.33%) Grunt
5 1 (0.33%) MSI
5 1 (0.33%) MSTest
5 1 (0.33%) NCover
5 1 (0.33%) NDepend
5 1 (0.33%) NuGet
5 1 (0.33%) NUnit
5 1 (0.33%) NWDS
5 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.33%) Selenium
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) StyleCop
5 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.33%) Toad
General
1 44 (14.67%) Finance
2 19 (6.33%) Marketing
3 8 (2.67%) Advertising
3 8 (2.67%) Electronics
3 8 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.33%) Retail
5 3 (1.00%) Banking
5 3 (1.00%) Legal
6 2 (0.67%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Publishing
7 1 (0.33%) Czech Language
7 1 (0.33%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.33%) French Language
7 1 (0.33%) Law
7 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (25.00%) Analyst
2 50 (16.67%) Developer
3 24 (8.00%) CRM Developer
4 18 (6.00%) Service Analyst
5 16 (5.33%) Project Manager
6 15 (5.00%) Architect
6 15 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 14 (4.67%) Project Planner
7 14 (4.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (4.00%) Business Analyst
9 11 (3.67%) Data Analyst
10 10 (3.33%) .NET Developer
10 10 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
11 9 (3.00%) Administrator
11 9 (3.00%) Consultant
11 9 (3.00%) Microsoft Developer
12 8 (2.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 8 (2.67%) Help Desk Analyst
12 8 (2.67%) Project Officer
12 8 (2.67%) Project Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.00%) .NET
2 39 (13.00%) HTML
3 35 (11.67%) CSS
4 26 (8.67%) ASP.NET
4 26 (8.67%) Web Services
5 24 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (3.00%) XML
8 8 (2.67%) .NET Framework
8 8 (2.67%) jQuery
9 6 (2.00%) Entity Framework
9 6 (2.00%) HTML5
9 6 (2.00%) MDX
9 6 (2.00%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (2.00%) SOAP
10 5 (1.67%) REST
10 5 (1.67%) WCF
11 4 (1.33%) CSS3
11 4 (1.33%) JSON
12 3 (1.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.67%) Data Centre
3 14 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.67%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.67%) e-Learning
5 5 (1.67%) NHS
6 3 (1.00%) Replication
6 3 (1.00%) User Experience
7 2 (0.67%) Cyber Attack
7 2 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (0.67%) PMI
7 2 (0.67%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.33%) CMDB
8 1 (0.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (17.67%) Windows
2 17 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.00%) Linux
5 6 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 6 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (1.67%) Unix
6 5 (1.67%) Windows 8
7 4 (1.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Android
9 1 (0.33%) pSOS
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (17.00%) Migration
3 47 (15.67%) Project Management
4 45 (15.00%) CRM
5 35 (11.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 31 (10.33%) Data Migration
7 29 (9.67%) MVC
8 25 (8.33%) TDD
9 24 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 22 (7.33%) BDD
10 22 (7.33%) ITIL
10 22 (7.33%) Project Planning
10 22 (7.33%) Time Management
11 21 (7.00%) Change Management
12 20 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
12 20 (6.67%) Web Development
13 18 (6.00%) Data Modelling
14 17 (5.67%) Data Conversion
14 17 (5.67%) Functional Testing
15 16 (5.33%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 75 (25.00%) SQL
2 35 (11.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (6.67%) C#
4 16 (5.33%) T-SQL
5 9 (3.00%) PowerShell
6 7 (2.33%) C
6 7 (2.33%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) Scala
7 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.33%) ABAP
8 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.33%) R
8 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.33%) XAML
Qualifications
1 28 (9.33%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.33%) Degree
3 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.33%) ISEB
4 10 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.00%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (1.67%) MCSE
7 4 (1.33%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.00%) MCSA
8 3 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.67%) MCITP
9 2 (0.67%) MCP
9 2 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (12.00%) PMO
2 14 (4.67%) Data Quality
3 13 (4.33%) SLA
4 8 (2.67%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (2.33%) QA
6 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.33%) IFRS
7 1 (0.33%) JSP 440
System Software
1 46 (15.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.67%) Docker
4 2 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.67%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.33%) UAG
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (1.33%) SCCM
1 4 (1.33%) WSUS
2 2 (0.67%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (0.67%) SCOM
3 1 (0.33%) Ansible
3 1 (0.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) Oozie
Vendors
1 200 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.33%) VMware
3 18 (6.00%) Oracle
4 13 (4.33%) Cisco
5 12 (4.00%) SAP
6 10 (3.33%) Citrix
7 6 (2.00%) Veritas
8 5 (1.67%) HP
8 5 (1.67%) IBM
8 5 (1.67%) Remedy
9 4 (1.33%) Cognos
10 3 (1.00%) Canon
10 3 (1.00%) NetApp
10 3 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.67%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.67%) Dell
11 2 (0.67%) EMC
11 2 (0.67%) Niku
11 2 (0.67%) Tableau
11 2 (0.67%) Tealium
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