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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Wales / South Wales
Rank 16 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 70 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.37% 11.86% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 53.42% 74.47% 55.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 46 28
Median daily rate £175 £300 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £390 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £9.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% +36.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £8.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £13.50 £10.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +13.79%

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
73 94 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.80% 15.93% 14.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 60 39
Median daily rate £175 £316 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.66% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £138 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -4.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.75 £9.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.95 £13.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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 -11 19 £180 -41.70% 1
Newport +7 11 - - 1
Caerphilly - 8 £155 - 2
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (38.98%) Windows
3 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
4 18 (30.51%) ITIL
5 17 (28.81%) Cisco
5 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
6 15 (25.42%) CCNA
6 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
8 11 (18.64%) Coaching
8 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
8 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (16.95%) MS Office
9 10 (16.95%) SQL
9 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
10 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
10 9 (15.25%) VMware
11 8 (13.56%) Scrum
11 8 (13.56%) Firewall
11 8 (13.56%) HP
11 8 (13.56%) Internet
11 8 (13.56%) Tivoli
11 8 (13.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 8 (13.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
11 8 (13.56%) HP Data Protector
12 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
12 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework

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 11 (18.64%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) ArcGIS
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.69%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Office
2 5 (8.47%) MS Project
3 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.69%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.56%) Firewall
1 8 (13.56%) Internet
2 6 (10.17%) LAN
3 4 (6.78%) WAN
4 2 (3.39%) ADSL
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.39%) NAS
4 2 (3.39%) SAN
4 2 (3.39%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
2 7 (11.86%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.47%) GIS
3 5 (8.47%) QGIS
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
6 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.69%) HBase
6 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.69%) OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.69%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.69%) QlikView
6 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.69%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MSBuild
1 7 (11.86%) MSTest
1 7 (11.86%) NUnit
1 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
1 5 (8.47%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Publishing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) French Language
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Support Engineer
2 10 (16.95%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Technical Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Support
6 6 (10.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
7 5 (8.47%) GIS Technician
8 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.08%) Data Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Deskside Support
9 3 (5.08%) Deskside Support Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) .NET
1 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
1 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET
1 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (11.86%) Entity Framework
1 7 (11.86%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (8.47%) jQuery
3 1 (1.69%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) XML Schema
3 1 (1.69%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) iPhone
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
1 5 (8.47%) NHS
2 3 (5.08%) iPad
3 2 (3.39%) CESG
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.98%) Windows
2 17 (28.81%) Windows Server
3 10 (16.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Android
7 1 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) pSOS
7 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.51%) ITIL
2 11 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.64%) Coaching
3 8 (13.56%) Business Analysis
3 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
3 8 (13.56%) Scrum
4 7 (11.86%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (11.86%) MVC
4 7 (11.86%) OOP
4 7 (11.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (10.17%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.47%) Project Management
7 4 (6.78%) Data Flow Diagram
7 4 (6.78%) Programme Management
7 4 (6.78%) Use Case
8 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
8 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.08%) Informatics
8 3 (5.08%) Network Management
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.95%) SQL
2 3 (5.08%) C
2 3 (5.08%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) Perl
3 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) CCNA
1 15 (25.42%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
3 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (13.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.47%) MCITP
6 5 (8.47%) MCSE
7 2 (3.39%) CCNP
7 2 (3.39%) HNC
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO13485
1 1 (1.69%) P3O
1 1 (1.69%) PMO
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.78%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) HP Data Protector
1 8 (13.56%) Tivoli
1 8 (13.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 49 (83.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.81%) Cisco
3 9 (15.25%) VMware
4 8 (13.56%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) Mapinfo
6 3 (5.08%) Avaya
6 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Apple
7 2 (3.39%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.39%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.69%) Actian
8 1 (1.69%) Dell
8 1 (1.69%) Informatica
8 1 (1.69%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.69%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.69%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
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