Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 55 44
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 63 47 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.95% 3.09% 3.07%
As % of the Applications category 33.51% 36.15% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 36 30
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £275 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.40% -7.73% +32.22%
10th Percentile £194 £146 £160
90th Percentile £529 £397 £469
West Midlands median daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +9.17% -7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.58% +59.33% +8.41%
10th Percentile £11.40 £17.97 £8.69
90th Percentile £14.20 £20.52 £29.78
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £16.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year +29.87% -26.42% +25.00%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 188 130 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 11.79% 8.55% 8.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 94 68
Birmingham median daily rate £350 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +9.24% +12.26%
10th Percentile £190 £137 £149
90th Percentile £489 £475 £463
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% +11.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 13
Birmingham median hourly rate £10.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +6.06% +20.00%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.60 £10.79
90th Percentile £16.33 £21.50 £35.95
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% -16.22% +5.71%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.92%) Finance
3 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
4 16 (25.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (22.22%) PMO
6 13 (20.63%) MS Visio
6 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (19.05%) SQL
7 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (17.46%) Project Management
8 11 (17.46%) Retail
9 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.29%) Time Management
11 8 (12.70%) QA
11 8 (12.70%) Data Quality
11 8 (12.70%) Analytics
11 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
12 7 (11.11%) ETL
12 7 (11.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
13 6 (9.52%) Use Case
13 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
13 6 (9.52%) Change Control
13 6 (9.52%) Workflow
13 6 (9.52%) SLA
13 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.17%) Confluence
2 2 (3.17%) ThingWorx
3 1 (1.59%) CMS
3 1 (1.59%) Drupal
3 1 (1.59%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (25.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (20.63%) MS Visio
4 12 (19.05%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.35%) SMS
2 3 (4.76%) LAN
3 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 7 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (7.94%) Power BI
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Query Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Cognos Report Studio
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) Essbase
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.59%) MS Access
7 1 (1.59%) OLAP
7 1 (1.59%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (1.59%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.59%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) JIRA
General
1 22 (34.92%) Finance
2 11 (17.46%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Banking
3 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Automotive
7 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Analyst
2 11 (17.46%) Business Analyst
3 10 (15.87%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 7 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) IT Analyst
5 6 (9.52%) IT Manager
5 6 (9.52%) IT Project Manager
5 6 (9.52%) Junior
5 6 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (7.94%) Administrator
6 5 (7.94%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Developer
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Junior IT Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Junior IT Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Junior Project Manager
6 5 (7.94%) Regulatory Business Analyst
6 5 (7.94%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) CSS
1 3 (4.76%) HTML
1 3 (4.76%) HTML5
1 3 (4.76%) MDX
2 2 (3.17%) .NET
2 2 (3.17%) WCF
2 2 (3.17%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) CSS3
3 1 (1.59%) jQuery
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.59%) SAML
3 1 (1.59%) SOAP
3 1 (1.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
3 1 (1.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) FMCG
3 4 (6.35%) PMI
4 2 (3.17%) SCADA
4 2 (3.17%) User Experience
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) iPhone
5 1 (1.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (17.46%) Project Management
3 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 9 (14.29%) Time Management
4 8 (12.70%) Analytics
5 7 (11.11%) ETL
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Change Control
6 6 (9.52%) Data Modelling
6 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
6 6 (9.52%) Use Case
6 6 (9.52%) Workflow
7 5 (7.94%) Data Mapping
7 5 (7.94%) Information Management
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security
7 5 (7.94%) Resource Management
7 5 (7.94%) Visualisation
8 4 (6.35%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.35%) Logistics
8 4 (6.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.05%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
3 5 (7.94%) VBA
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) C#
4 2 (3.17%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.59%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.59%) Java
5 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.59%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.59%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) Python
5 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
2 4 (6.35%) PMP
3 2 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.59%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.22%) PMO
2 8 (12.70%) Data Quality
2 8 (12.70%) QA
3 6 (9.52%) SLA
4 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (6.35%) MiFID
5 3 (4.76%) FATCA
6 1 (1.59%) P3O
6 1 (1.59%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 3 (4.76%) Remedy
3 2 (3.17%) Cognos
3 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 2 (3.17%) Tableau
4 1 (1.59%) Avaya
4 1 (1.59%) Capita
4 1 (1.59%) Citrix
4 1 (1.59%) hybris
4 1 (1.59%) Informatica
4 1 (1.59%) Kronos
4 1 (1.59%) Teradata