The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South Wales region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 61 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.43% 3.05% 6.23%
As % of the Applications category 58.10% 17.24% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 10
Average daily rate £213 £305 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.32% +22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £208 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.81% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £97.50 £14.75 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+561.01% +28.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £91.50 £14.15 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £103.50 £15.35 £13.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+5.67% -6.66%
Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
105 58 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 17.95% 17.68% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 18
Average daily rate £225 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.55% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £182 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Average hourly rate £90.00 £12.68 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+610.05% -9.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £14.75 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
MS Excel
Wales

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 16 April 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +12 40 £200 -36.00% 12
Newport - 11 £325 - 1
Bridgend -7 5 £375 - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 2
Glamorgan - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 2
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 32 (35.56%) Windows
3 29 (32.22%) MS Project
3 29 (32.22%) MS Office
4 27 (30.00%) Finance
5 19 (21.11%) Project Management
6 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
8 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 14 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
10 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
10 12 (13.33%) Migration
11 11 (12.22%) .NET
12 10 (11.11%) VMware
13 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (10.00%) SQL
13 9 (10.00%) ITIL
13 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
14 8 (8.89%) Banking
14 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
14 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
15 7 (7.78%) Oracle
15 7 (7.78%) VPN
15 7 (7.78%) CRM
15 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
15 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
15 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
15 7 (7.78%) vSphere
15 7 (7.78%) SCCM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) Lync
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (2.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 29 (32.22%) MS Project
1 29 (32.22%) MS Office
2 14 (15.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (7.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.78%) VPN
2 5 (5.56%) SAN
2 5 (5.56%) Firewall
3 3 (3.33%) Intranet
3 3 (3.33%) ADSL
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.22%) DHCP
4 2 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (1.11%) L2TP
5 1 (1.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.22%) OLAP
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.22%) Star Schema
3 2 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
4 1 (1.11%) CorVu
4 1 (1.11%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.11%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.11%) MS Access
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.33%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
2 3 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
3 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.11%) Dreamweaver
General
1 27 (30.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
2 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) French Language
4 2 (2.22%) German Language
4 2 (2.22%) Italian Language
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) Analyst
2 9 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (6.67%) Developer
3 6 (6.67%) Administrator
3 6 (6.67%) Project Support Officer
3 6 (6.67%) Project Officer
4 5 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
4 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
4 5 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.44%) Coordinator
5 4 (4.44%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (4.44%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (4.44%) Network Administrator
6 3 (3.33%) Systems Manager
6 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 3 (3.33%) .NET Developer
6 3 (3.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.33%) Architect
6 3 (3.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.44%) XML
3 4 (4.44%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) Java SE
4 3 (3.33%) XSD
4 3 (3.33%) XSLT
4 3 (3.33%) J2EE
4 3 (3.33%) SOAP
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.33%) NHibernate
4 3 (3.33%) Apache FOP
4 3 (3.33%) WCF
4 3 (3.33%) WPF
4 3 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (3.33%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) MDX
6 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.11%) HTML
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (3.33%) AS400
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) GIS
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) SCADA
4 1 (1.11%) Psychology
4 1 (1.11%) CMDB
4 1 (1.11%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.56%) Windows
2 15 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.67%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.33%) UNIX
6 2 (2.22%) pSOS
7 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (21.11%) Project Management
2 12 (13.33%) Migration
2 12 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.00%) ITIL
4 7 (7.78%) CRM
5 6 (6.67%) Scrum
5 6 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 6 (6.67%) TDD
5 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.56%) Matrix Management
6 5 (5.56%) UML
7 4 (4.44%) Content Management
7 4 (4.44%) Document Management
7 4 (4.44%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (4.44%) Release Management
8 3 (3.33%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (3.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.00%) SQL
2 8 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.67%) C#
4 4 (4.44%) VBScript
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.11%) X++
7 1 (1.11%) VB
7 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (3.33%) MCSD
4 3 (3.33%) ISEB
4 3 (3.33%) CCA
5 2 (2.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.11%) HND
6 1 (1.11%) MCSE
6 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) QA
1 2 (2.22%) P3O
2 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.11%) GAMP
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.33%) XenServer
5 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.33%) vCloud
6 2 (2.22%) MetaFrame
7 1 (1.11%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.11%) XenApp
7 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 59 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) VMware
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) HP
5 5 (5.56%) Citrix
6 3 (3.33%) Symantec
6 3 (3.33%) Remedy
6 3 (3.33%) Sitecore
6 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
7 2 (2.22%) Planview
7 2 (2.22%) SAP
7 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 1 (1.11%) Cisco
8 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.11%) Informatica
8 1 (1.11%) Adobe
8 1 (1.11%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.11%) Primavera
8 1 (1.11%) AppSense
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