Period
to 3 August 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 18 27
Rank change year-on-year +7 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 9 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 5.33% 4.71% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 50.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £381 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.13% +31.75%
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +23.08% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Median hourly rate £14.00 £47.50 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -70.53% +156.48% -
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.00 £47.00 £17.76
% change year-on-year -61.70% +164.64% +42.08%

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 14 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 18.67% 9.42% 7.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 12
Median daily rate £375 £319 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £164 £162 £289
90th Percentile £585 £421 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £356 £325
% change year-on-year +12.28% +9.62% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £16.25 £25.00 £18.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% +34.99% +15.82%
10th Percentile £14.43 £18.10 £17.71
90th Percentile £18.28 £46.50 £19.33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00% -5.83%

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 3 August 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 0 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
3 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Backlog Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) C

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 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) PowerPivot
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Commissioning Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) SCADA Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (50.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Backlog Management
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
2 1 (25.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft