Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 33 27 38
Rank change year-on-year -6 +11 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 14 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.53% 2.99% 1.75%
As % of the Applications category 56.00% 27.59% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 6
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £340 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +70.00% -35.48%
10th Percentile £360 £305 £131
90th Percentile £395 £360 £346
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £310
% change year-on-year -4.41% +9.68% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £11.19 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -25.38% -6.22% -28.91%

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 25 29 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 9.88% 10.82% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 25
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £340 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.71% +7.94% -
10th Percentile £161 £287 £120
90th Percentile £420 £431 £483
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £340 £340
% change year-on-year -4.41% - +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.35 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.01% -10.31% +50.80%
10th Percentile £13.78 £12.00 £14.24
90th Percentile £18.23 £15.25 £117.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.60% -4.40% -25.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 18 January 2019. 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 -10 7 £390 +14.71%
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £296 - 4
Stafford - 2 £363 - 1
Microsoft Excel
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 7 (50.00%) Retail
1 7 (50.00%) FMCG
1 7 (50.00%) GDPR
2 6 (42.86%) Coaching
2 6 (42.86%) Logistics
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) e-Learning
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (14.29%) Drools
6 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
6 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) RTP
1 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Power BI
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) OLAP
3 1 (7.14%) OLTP
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Business Process Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) Drools
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) FMCG
2 5 (35.71%) e-Learning
3 2 (14.29%) PMI
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Coaching
1 6 (42.86%) Logistics
2 5 (35.71%) Collaborative Working
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (21.43%) Supplier Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (14.29%) Project Governance
5 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Re-Platforming
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PMI Certification
1 2 (14.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) GDPR
2 2 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Altiris
2 1 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Snow
2 1 (7.14%) VMware