The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Office Excel
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 23 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 4.49% 5.43% 7.95%
As % of the Applications category 62.22% 40.22% 53.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 30
Median daily rate £238 £383 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.90% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £151 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £11.71 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -47.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 45 92 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.21% 13.51% 14.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 56
Median daily rate £275 £319 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.72% +2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 10
Median hourly rate - £11.93 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -13.27%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Birmingham

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Birmingham

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Birmingham over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Birmingham

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (36.67%) MS Office
3 16 (26.67%) Windows
4 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
6 12 (20.00%) SQL
6 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (18.33%) Finance
8 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 9 (15.00%) ITIL
9 9 (15.00%) Migration
9 9 (15.00%) Time Management
10 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
10 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
11 7 (11.67%) Degree
11 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
12 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
12 6 (10.00%) ERP
12 6 (10.00%) Scrum
12 6 (10.00%) VMware
12 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (8.33%) Change Management
13 5 (8.33%) Service Management
13 5 (8.33%) CSS
13 5 (8.33%) CRM
13 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
13 5 (8.33%) Oracle
13 5 (8.33%) MS Project
13 5 (8.33%) HTML

MS 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 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.00%) IIS
2 3 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (36.67%) MS Office
2 15 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (13.33%) MS Visio
4 5 (8.33%) MS Project
5 3 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.67%) TRIRIGA
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Network Security
2 2 (3.33%) VoIP
2 2 (3.33%) WebEx
3 1 (1.67%) ATM
3 1 (1.67%) Intranet
3 1 (1.67%) LAN
3 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.67%) SAN
3 1 (1.67%) WAN
3 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) MS Access
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.33%) Big Data
3 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) Power BI
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.33%) Selenium
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.67%) git-flow
3 1 (1.67%) Grunt
3 1 (1.67%) gulp
3 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Electronics
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 1 (1.67%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
5 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (10.00%) Developer
3 4 (6.67%) Data Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Architect
4 3 (5.00%) Business Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Programme Planner
4 3 (5.00%) Project Planner
4 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (3.33%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (3.33%) Consultant
5 2 (3.33%) Coordinator
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Junior
5 2 (3.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (3.33%) Tester
5 2 (3.33%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.33%) CSS
1 5 (8.33%) HTML
1 5 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
3 2 (3.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (3.33%) CSS3
3 2 (3.33%) Entity Framework
3 2 (3.33%) HTML5
3 2 (3.33%) WCF
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) JSON
4 1 (1.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (1.67%) LESS
4 1 (1.67%) MDX
4 1 (1.67%) Sass
4 1 (1.67%) Semantic HTML
4 1 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 2 (3.33%) CMDB
4 2 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.67%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (15.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Migration
2 9 (15.00%) Time Management
3 6 (10.00%) ERP
3 6 (10.00%) Scrum
4 5 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (8.33%) Change Management
4 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Project Management
4 5 (8.33%) Service Management
4 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) TDD
5 4 (6.67%) Validation
6 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.00%) Document Management
6 3 (5.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.00%) Java
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.67%) C
5 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Degree
2 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.00%) MCSE
3 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) ISEB
4 2 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.67%) IBM Certification
5 1 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.67%) MCP
5 1 (1.67%) MOS
5 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) QA
2 2 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (1.67%) IFRS
3 1 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Ansible
1 1 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.00%) VMware
3 5 (8.33%) Cisco
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) HP
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (5.00%) Veritas
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (1.67%) Avaya
6 1 (1.67%) Casewise
6 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.67%) Dell
6 1 (1.67%) EMC
6 1 (1.67%) Equitrac
6 1 (1.67%) NICE Systems
6 1 (1.67%) Remedy
6 1 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
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