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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 36 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 18 36 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.83% 4.35% 3.99%
As % of the Applications category 36.73% 46.15% 39.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 21
Median daily rate £320 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £12.50 £11.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.48%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.58% +16.66%  

Microsoft 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 49 78 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 7.72% 9.43% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 53 49
Median daily rate £320 £200 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.00% -42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £150 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Median hourly rate £15.64 £12.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.33% +0.62%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
6 8 (17.78%) Finance
6 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
7 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
7 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
8 6 (13.33%) VBA
8 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
9 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
9 5 (11.11%) Retail
10 4 (8.89%) CRM
10 4 (8.89%) Project Management
10 4 (8.89%) Advertising
10 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.89%) PMO
11 3 (6.67%) ThingWorx
11 3 (6.67%) Analytics
11 3 (6.67%) Dependency Management
11 3 (6.67%) HTML5
11 3 (6.67%) Validation

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 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.67%) ThingWorx
3 2 (4.44%) SAS
4 1 (2.22%) CMS
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (17.78%) MS Visio
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.22%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.22%) Big Data
5 1 (2.22%) GIS
5 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.22%) MS Access
5 1 (2.22%) SAS Visual Analytics
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.44%) Toad
2 1 (2.22%) MSTest
2 1 (2.22%) NUnit
2 1 (2.22%) ProC
2 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Advertising
4 3 (6.67%) Automotive
4 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Banking
5 2 (4.44%) Marketing
5 2 (4.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Junior
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Migration Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Programme Planner
5 3 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Data Migration Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Junior Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.44%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) .NET
1 3 (6.67%) CSS
1 3 (6.67%) HTML
1 3 (6.67%) HTML5
1 3 (6.67%) WCF
1 3 (6.67%) WPF
2 1 (2.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) SCADA
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) CMDB
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Unix
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (15.56%) Data Migration
3 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) CRM
4 4 (8.89%) Project Management
5 3 (6.67%) Analytics
5 3 (6.67%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.67%) Dependency Management
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) PRINCE
5 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (6.67%) Validation
5 3 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (4.44%) Records Management
6 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) VBA
3 3 (6.67%) C#
3 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.22%) PROC SQL
4 1 (2.22%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
3 2 (4.44%) Omniture
3 2 (4.44%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Cognos
4 1 (2.22%) Kronos
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