The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 35 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 35 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.91% 5.43% 6.30%
As % of the Applications category 43.10% 62.50% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 30 22
Median daily rate £225 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £189 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £388 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.58 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.15% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
MS Excel
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
58 56 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.39% 8.70% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 47 33
Median daily rate £321 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 4 4
Median hourly rate £12.50 £9.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £9.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.60 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 14 £263 -4.54% 7
Newport -4 4 £108 -73.12% 1
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £200 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 South Wales region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 22 (47.83%) Windows
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 13 (28.26%) MS Office
5 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
7 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
8 7 (15.22%) SCCM
9 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
9 6 (13.04%) ITIL
9 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
9 6 (13.04%) MS Access
9 6 (13.04%) Finance
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.87%) UML
10 5 (10.87%) OO
10 5 (10.87%) C++
10 5 (10.87%) Office 365
10 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.87%) Human Factors
11 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
11 4 (8.70%) WebFOCUS
11 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Apache
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SAS
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Domino
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) Moodle
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Office
2 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.52%) MS Project
5 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) Intranet
1 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Firewall
3 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.17%) SMTP
3 1 (2.17%) SSH
3 1 (2.17%) VoIP
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) MS Access
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.70%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (6.52%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.35%) Data Mining
6 2 (4.35%) GIS
6 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Subversion
2 1 (2.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.17%) JUnit
2 1 (2.17%) Maven
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.17%) Local Government
3 1 (2.17%) Military
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Data Analyst
4 7 (15.22%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 6 (13.04%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Coordinator
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) XML
2 1 (2.17%) Java EE
2 1 (2.17%) LAMP
2 1 (2.17%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (2.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.17%) e-Learning
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 10
6 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
1 6 (13.04%) ITIL
1 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
2 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (10.87%) Human Factors
2 5 (10.87%) OO
2 5 (10.87%) UML
3 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.52%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.52%) Project Management
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.35%) Database Security
5 2 (4.35%) Information Security
5 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (2.17%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) C++
3 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
3 4 (8.70%) VBA
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
5 2 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Java
6 1 (2.17%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Python
6 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
4 2 (4.35%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) MCTS
5 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) Ansible
2 1 (2.17%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (71.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) VMware
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco
4 1 (2.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
4 1 (2.17%) Lotus
4 1 (2.17%) NetApp
4 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Rate: £375.00 - £400.00 per day
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