The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 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 3 months to 24 June 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 / West Bromwich
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Bromwich 44.44% 17.65% -
As % of the Applications category 100.00% 60.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
West Bromwich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Bromwich 44.44% 29.41% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £500 £160 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +212.50% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £10.00 £8.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in West Bromwich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Bromwich citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in West Bromwich

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Bromwich

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Bromwich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 West Bromwich region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Data Analysis
2 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (76.92%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (69.23%) Data Management
4 8 (61.54%) Data Protection Act
4 8 (61.54%) Data Security
4 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
4 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
4 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
4 8 (61.54%) Data Visualisation
5 7 (53.85%) NHS
6 6 (46.15%) Degree
7 5 (38.46%) Postgraduate
8 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (15.38%) TDD
9 2 (15.38%) Information Management
9 2 (15.38%) QA
9 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
9 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
10 1 (7.69%) Line Management
10 1 (7.69%) Coaching
10 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
10 1 (7.69%) Use Case

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Bromwich 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 10 (76.92%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Business Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Insight Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Information Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) NHS Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Business Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (76.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (61.54%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (61.54%) Management Information System
3 7 (53.85%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Data Analysis
2 9 (69.23%) Data Management
3 8 (61.54%) Data Protection
3 8 (61.54%) Data Security
3 8 (61.54%) Data Visualisation
3 8 (61.54%) Visualisation
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Information Management
4 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Coaching
5 1 (7.69%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Postgraduate
3 2 (15.38%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Microsoft