Period
to 31 March 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 31 March 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 18 20 26
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 +8
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 2 18 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.72% 8.45% 3.26%
As % of the Applications category 18.18% 64.29% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 11
Median daily rate £400 £383 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% +12.50% +61.90%
West Midlands median daily rate £313 £325 £340
% change year-on-year -3.85% -4.41% +9.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £47.50 -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £9.82 £15.00
% change year-on-year +83.25% -34.52% -

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 11 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.48% 13.15% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 13
Median daily rate £313 £369 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.25% +5.36% +33.33%
10th Percentile £231 £160 £276
90th Percentile £384 £416 £440
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £330 £330
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Median hourly rate £16.20 £21.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.65% +48.28% -18.45%
10th Percentile £14.92 £16.48 £11.75
90th Percentile £28.75 £44.13 £15.25
Median hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +8.00% -3.23% -3.06%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 31 March 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stafford -2 1 - - 2
Lichfield - 1 £400 -
Microsoft Excel
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 1 (50.00%) Project Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alteryx
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau