Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 > Staffordshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 37 31
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 1.91% 2.10% 3.64%
As % of the Applications category 19.23% 18.00% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £325 £210 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +54.76% -32.26% +45.88%
10th Percentile £298 £138 £303
90th Percentile £340 £318 £382
West Midlands median daily rate £328 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +9.17% -7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - £16.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.50 £16.56 £22.50
% change year-on-year +29.87% -26.42% +25.00%

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 26 50 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.92% 11.66% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 20
Staffordshire median daily rate £340 £280 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -22.76% +31.82%
10th Percentile £238 £120 £155
90th Percentile £436 £475 £405
West Midlands median daily rate £338 £350 £336
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.09% +12.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 8
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.20 £23.00 £10.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.26% +116.78% -15.12%
10th Percentile £13.15 £15.30 £10.09
90th Percentile £15.20 £32.63 £16.08
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.64% -17.57% +5.71%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor 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 24 November 2017. 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
Tamworth - 4 £325 -
Burton-upon-Trent +6 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 5 (100.00%) Logistics
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (80.00%) PMI
2 4 (80.00%) PMP
2 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (40.00%) PMO
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) JDA
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management

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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
General
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Security Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Junior
1 4 (80.00%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Junior IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Junior IT Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Junior Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Project Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Security Project Manager
2 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
2 3 (60.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
2 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (40.00%) Junior PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) PMI
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Logistics
2 4 (80.00%) Change Control
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Project Governance
2 4 (80.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supply Chain Management
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) PMI Certification
1 4 (80.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) JDA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) SAP