The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wolverhampton 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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 4.76% 5.00% 10.81%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 40.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£255 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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 Wolverhampton region.

Applications Category
Wolverhampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
9 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 14.29% 12.50% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Average daily rate £240 £396 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.39% +88.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.58 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.86% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Wolverhampton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
3 1 (20.00%) Sophos
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Intel