Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +11 -4
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.57% 3.36% 2.11%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 29.63% 16.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 7
Staffordshire median daily rate £390 £325 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +54.76% -32.26%
10th Percentile £385 £298 £138
90th Percentile £395 £340 £318
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £325 £280
% change year-on-year - +16.07% -13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Staffordshire median hourly rate £18.52 - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year -24.44% +42.90% -33.00%

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 20 27 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 7.35% 11.34% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 12 34
Staffordshire median daily rate £353 £340 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.68% +70.00% -44.83%
10th Percentile £289 £232 £107
90th Percentile £407 £424 £413
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £328
% change year-on-year -1.52% +0.61% +0.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Staffordshire median hourly rate £16.01 £14.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.75% -11.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £13.92 £13.44 £12.25
90th Percentile £18.75 £34.30 £32.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.64 £15.25
% change year-on-year -0.90% +2.56% -12.86%

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 19 October 2018. 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 -7 3 £390 +20.00% 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 - - 5
Stafford - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) FMCG
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) RTP
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements

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 (57.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) OpenText VIM for SAP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Power BI
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Process Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Process Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Web Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Drools
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) e-Learning
1 3 (42.86%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) DSDM
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Logistics
3 2 (28.57%) RAD
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
4 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) SAP