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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 3 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 8.33% 8.89% 1.56%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 80.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate £375 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -4.27%
MS Excel
West Midlands

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
5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 13.89% 11.11% 1.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Average daily rate £425 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +87.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 30 April 2016, 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 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Local Government
2 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Datazen
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (40.00%) QlikView
3 1 (20.00%) Datazen
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Power BI
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Programme Planner
1 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) EPoS
2 1 (20.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (20.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft