The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 27 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 / Solihull
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Solihull 5.08% 8.70% 8.22%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 90.91% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £300 £250 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +35.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £235 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £396 £197
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +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 Solihull with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Solihull
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 18 11 10
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 15.25% 9.57% 13.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 4
Median daily rate £319 £313 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.00% +62.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £243 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £210
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.00 - -
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 Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull 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 Solihull

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Solihull

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Solihull

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Solihull over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Solihull

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Solihull

MS Excel
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 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 Solihull region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) SLA
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) Logistics
4 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Segmentation
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (18.18%) WebTrends
4 2 (18.18%) Tealium
4 2 (18.18%) Behavioural Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) MS Project
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) SharePoint Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Telephony Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
1 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Analytics
1 2 (18.18%) Behavioural Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Segmentation
1 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
1 2 (18.18%) Logistics
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Patch Management
1 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (18.18%) Web Analytics
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Tealium