The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 25 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 / Coventry
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 12 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.94% 6.14% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 48.00% 47.17% 47.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 18
Median daily rate £265 £320 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.18% -5.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £161 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £426 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +10.61%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

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 Coventry with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 25 53 46
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 10.29% 13.02% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 29 34
Median daily rate £350 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.29% +40.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.75 £9.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £38.00 £16.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 Coventry

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Coventry

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Coventry over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Coventry

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Coventry

For the 6 months to 25 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.69%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) VBA
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.79%) PMO
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) Oracle
6 3 (10.34%) Windows
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
6 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Office 365
7 2 (6.90%) Big Data
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (6.90%) QA
7 2 (6.90%) Base SAS
7 2 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (6.90%) QlikView
7 2 (6.90%) Teradata
7 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.90%) SAS
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (6.90%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) SAP CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI
1 1 (3.45%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (3.45%) SAP GRC
1 1 (3.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.45%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (3.45%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) PuTTY
1 2 (6.90%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Base SAS
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
1 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
1 2 (6.90%) QlikView
1 2 (6.90%) SAS Data Integration Studio
1 2 (6.90%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) OLAP
2 1 (3.45%) Power BI
2 1 (3.45%) PowerPivot
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Billing
4 1 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Administrator
3 5 (17.24%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Excel Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (10.34%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
2 2 (6.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.34%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Contract Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Management
4 2 (6.90%) E-Procurement
4 2 (6.90%) HOOD
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Data Cleansing
5 1 (3.45%) Data Mapping
5 1 (3.45%) Data Visualisation
5 1 (3.45%) SAP Security
5 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) AAT
1 1 (3.45%) CCAB
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) PMO
2 2 (6.90%) QA
3 1 (3.45%) IFRS
3 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.90%) Teradata
4 1 (3.45%) Tableau