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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.85% 7.63% 2.31%
As % of the Applications category 56.72% 41.38% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 17 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £142 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Average hourly rate £9.88 £52.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.27% +276.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -5.83%
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
67 87 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.84% 18.43% 15.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 25
Average daily rate £323 £375 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £14.70 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £105.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 February 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +2 26 £363 +75.75% 11
Bridgend -4 4 £300 - 1
Caerphilly - 4 - -
Newport - - - - 8
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - - 1
Torfaen - - - -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 36 (52.17%) MS Office
3 21 (30.43%) Finance
4 20 (28.99%) ITIL
4 20 (28.99%) Windows
5 13 (18.84%) Migration
6 12 (17.39%) CRM
6 12 (17.39%) SQL
7 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
7 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
8 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
8 10 (14.49%) Validation
8 10 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (14.49%) Office 365
8 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (13.04%) Analytics
9 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
9 9 (13.04%) Lync
9 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 9 (13.04%) Project Management
10 8 (11.59%) Workflow
10 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
10 8 (11.59%) MS Project
10 8 (11.59%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
11 7 (10.14%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (10.14%) XML
11 7 (10.14%) .NET
11 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
12 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (15.94%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.04%) Lync
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.35%) SAS
4 2 (2.90%) IIS
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.45%) CMS
5 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 36 (52.17%) MS Office
2 10 (14.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.59%) MS Project
3 8 (11.59%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (8.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Office 365
2 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.80%) Internet
1 4 (5.80%) DNS
2 2 (2.90%) Intranet
2 2 (2.90%) DHCP
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) VPN
3 1 (1.45%) RIP
3 1 (1.45%) ADSL
3 1 (1.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.45%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) OSPF
3 1 (1.45%) BGP
3 1 (1.45%) Firewall
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.45%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.90%) MS Access
5 1 (1.45%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.45%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.45%) QlikView
5 1 (1.45%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (30.43%) Finance
2 5 (7.25%) Banking
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.35%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 2 (2.90%) Back Office
6 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (18.84%) Data Analyst
3 9 (13.04%) Business Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Support Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (10.14%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) CRM Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Knowledge Analyst
6 5 (7.25%) Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (7.25%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) CRM Business Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Developer
8 3 (4.35%) IT Support
9 2 (2.90%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) .NET
1 7 (10.14%) XML
2 4 (5.80%) ASP.NET
2 4 (5.80%) HTML
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) Ajax
4 2 (2.90%) Web Services
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) CSS3
4 2 (2.90%) jQuery
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
5 1 (1.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.45%) RESTful
5 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (1.45%) Java EE
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.49%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Credit Risk
2 3 (4.35%) AS400
3 2 (2.90%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.90%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.45%) iPhone
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.99%) Windows
2 9 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
4 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.45%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.99%) ITIL
2 13 (18.84%) Migration
3 12 (17.39%) CRM
4 10 (14.49%) Validation
5 9 (13.04%) Project Management
5 9 (13.04%) Analytics
6 8 (11.59%) Data Migration
6 8 (11.59%) Workflow
7 7 (10.14%) Knowledge Management
7 7 (10.14%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.70%) ITIL V3
9 5 (7.25%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (7.25%) Problem Management
9 5 (7.25%) ITSM
9 5 (7.25%) ETL
9 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
10 4 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.80%) MVC
10 4 (5.80%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.39%) SQL
2 4 (5.80%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (5.80%) C#
2 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.35%) VBA
4 2 (2.90%) C++
5 1 (1.45%) Java
5 1 (1.45%) C
5 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.80%) MCTS
5 3 (4.35%) MCPD
5 3 (4.35%) Degree
5 3 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.35%) MCAD
5 3 (4.35%) MCSD
6 2 (2.90%) MCSE
6 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCITP
6 2 (2.90%) CCA
7 1 (1.45%) CISSP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) ISEB
7 1 (1.45%) CISA
7 1 (1.45%) CCSE
7 1 (1.45%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.80%) GxP
1 4 (5.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) COBIT
2 1 (1.45%) COSO
2 1 (1.45%) P3O
System Software
1 10 (14.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.45%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.45%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.45%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
3 4 (5.80%) Citrix
3 4 (5.80%) Casewise
4 3 (4.35%) Cisco
4 3 (4.35%) SAP
5 2 (2.90%) Progress
5 2 (2.90%) Oracle
5 2 (2.90%) IBM
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.90%) McAfee
6 1 (1.45%) Websense
6 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
6 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.45%) Juniper
6 1 (1.45%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.45%) Aruba
6 1 (1.45%) F5
6 1 (1.45%) Lumension
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Hydrogen Group
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Rate: £36,132 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago