Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 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
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 30 61 62
Rank change year-on-year +31 +1 -23
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 30 32 46
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 5.13% 2.31% 2.97%
As % of the Applications category 49.18% 32.65% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 39
Median daily rate £425 £160 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +165.63% -52.59% +17.39%
10th Percentile £185 £135 £180
90th Percentile £538 £355 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £368 £310 £325
% change year-on-year +18.55% -4.62% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Median hourly rate £18.75 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.75 £47.00 £18.52
% change year-on-year -60.11% +153.78% +48.16%

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 61 98 149
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 10.43% 7.07% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 55 80
Median daily rate £388 £320 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.09% +16.36% -15.38%
10th Percentile £115 £135 £105
90th Percentile £538 £488 £453
West Midlands median daily rate £383 £350 £311
% change year-on-year +9.29% +12.45% -4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 15
Median hourly rate £16.25 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -9.47%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.20 £11.35
90th Percentile £20.32 £24.25 £22.40
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year -10.00% +26.98% -8.00%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
4 8 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) Windows
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Banking
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
7 5 (16.67%) Statistics
7 5 (16.67%) Degree
7 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 5 (16.67%) SharePoint
7 5 (16.67%) Python
7 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
8 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
8 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (13.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (13.33%) Power BI
8 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (13.33%) Legal
8 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
8 4 (13.33%) Wealth Management

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 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) SPSS
3 2 (6.67%) Stata
4 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Power Platform
2 3 (10.00%) Azure
3 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Internet
1 2 (6.67%) VPN
1 2 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (3.33%) ADSL
2 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.33%) LAN
2 1 (3.33%) MPLS
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) PSTN
2 1 (3.33%) Skype
2 1 (3.33%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Power BI
2 3 (10.00%) Big Data
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) RStudio
General
1 11 (36.67%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Banking
3 5 (16.67%) Public Sector
4 4 (13.33%) German Language
4 4 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Legal
4 4 (13.33%) Retail Banking
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Law
5 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Data Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Data Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Power BI Developer
5 2 (6.67%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Data Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.33%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Telecoms Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) CSS
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
1 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (3.33%) CSS3
2 1 (3.33%) jQuery
2 1 (3.33%) RESTful
2 1 (3.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (13.33%) Learning Management System
1 4 (13.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) Data Analysis
1 9 (30.00%) Project Management
2 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 5 (16.67%) Statistics
4 4 (13.33%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (13.33%) Wealth Management
5 3 (10.00%) Change Management
5 3 (10.00%) Data Science
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.67%) Data Management
6 2 (6.67%) Investment Management
6 2 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) Python
3 3 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (10.00%) R
4 2 (6.67%) C#
4 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) BC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (6.67%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (6.67%) SLA
3 1 (3.33%) PMO
3 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) Ariba
2 1 (3.33%) BT
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Cognos
2 1 (3.33%) Hyperion
2 1 (3.33%) Ivanti
2 1 (3.33%) Openreach
2 1 (3.33%) SAP