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 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 42 29 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 33 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.55% 6.36% 9.31%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 70.21% 58.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 27 38
Median daily rate £391 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.41% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £139 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £406 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
35 47 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.58% 9.06% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 33 69
Median daily rate £375 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £169 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.70 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.45% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

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 May 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 25 May 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 -19 13 £350 +17.15% 4
Newport +23 6 £438 +28.67% 1
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 60 (65.93%) Microsoft
2 33 (36.26%) MS Office
3 30 (32.97%) ITIL
4 25 (27.47%) MS Visio
5 24 (26.37%) SQL
6 22 (24.18%) XML
7 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
8 17 (18.68%) Oracle
8 17 (18.68%) Subversion
9 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
9 16 (17.58%) Windows
10 15 (16.48%) Migration
10 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (15.38%) Project Management
12 13 (14.29%) Finance
12 13 (14.29%) HTML
12 13 (14.29%) VMware
12 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
12 13 (14.29%) JIRA
12 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 12 (13.19%) Linux
13 12 (13.19%) Cisco
13 12 (13.19%) Firewall
14 11 (12.09%) Internet
14 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
14 11 (12.09%) Validation
14 11 (12.09%) MS Project
14 11 (12.09%) Software Testing

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 9 (9.89%) SAS
2 8 (8.79%) IIS
3 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.59%) Confluence
4 6 (6.59%) FileNet
4 6 (6.59%) GeoServer
4 6 (6.59%) JBoss
4 6 (6.59%) LiveCycle
4 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.40%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) Content Management Server
7 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.10%) Moodle
7 1 (1.10%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 33 (36.26%) MS Office
2 25 (27.47%) MS Visio
3 11 (12.09%) MS Project
4 7 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.59%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.10%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.19%) Firewall
2 11 (12.09%) Internet
3 6 (6.59%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.30%) SSH
4 3 (3.30%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.20%) DHCP
5 2 (2.20%) DNS
5 2 (2.20%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.20%) SAN
5 2 (2.20%) VPN
6 1 (1.10%) Skype
6 1 (1.10%) SMTP
6 1 (1.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (9.89%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.79%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.49%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (4.40%) MySQL
9 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (3.30%) MS Access
10 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (2.20%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.20%) GIS
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (18.68%) Subversion
2 13 (14.29%) JIRA
3 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
3 9 (9.89%) JUnit
3 9 (9.89%) Maven
4 7 (7.69%) QAComplete
4 7 (7.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.59%) Ant
5 6 (6.59%) DbUnit
5 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.59%) Hudson
5 6 (6.59%) Selenium
5 6 (6.59%) Spock
5 6 (6.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (3.30%) IntelliJ
6 3 (3.30%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.30%) Banking
2 3 (3.30%) Retail
3 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 37 (40.66%) Analyst
2 12 (13.19%) Test Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Developer
3 10 (10.99%) Lead Test Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Support Engineer
4 8 (8.79%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.69%) DBA
5 7 (7.69%) Network Support
6 6 (6.59%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.59%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (6.59%) Tester
7 5 (5.49%) 1st Line Engineer
7 5 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.49%) Report Analyst
7 5 (5.49%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (24.18%) XML
2 13 (14.29%) HTML
3 9 (9.89%) Java EE
4 7 (7.69%) SOAP
5 6 (6.59%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.59%) Dojo
5 6 (6.59%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.59%) Java SE
5 6 (6.59%) JPA
5 6 (6.59%) jQuery
5 6 (6.59%) JRules
5 6 (6.59%) JSF
5 6 (6.59%) JSTS
5 6 (6.59%) OpenLayers
5 6 (6.59%) REST
5 6 (6.59%) Spring
5 6 (6.59%) XSD
6 5 (5.49%) .NET
7 4 (4.40%) Web Services
8 3 (3.30%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.89%) NHS
3 6 (6.59%) Replication
4 3 (3.30%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.30%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) PKI
5 2 (2.20%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.10%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.10%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 8 (8.79%) AIX
4 7 (7.69%) Unix
5 6 (6.59%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.49%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.10%) pSOS
9 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (32.97%) ITIL
2 15 (16.48%) Migration
3 14 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.38%) Project Management
4 13 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
5 11 (12.09%) Software Testing
5 11 (12.09%) Validation
6 10 (10.99%) PRINCE2
6 10 (10.99%) Test Management
7 8 (8.79%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.79%) Incident Management
7 8 (8.79%) Logistics
7 8 (8.79%) Software Engineering
7 8 (8.79%) Workflow
8 7 (7.69%) Functional Testing
8 7 (7.69%) Process Management
8 7 (7.69%) Release Management
8 7 (7.69%) Service Management
8 7 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.37%) SQL
2 9 (9.89%) Java
2 9 (9.89%) T-SQL
3 6 (6.59%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.49%) C++
5 4 (4.40%) PHP
5 4 (4.40%) VBA
6 3 (3.30%) C#
6 3 (3.30%) Perl
6 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
6 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.30%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.20%) VBScript
8 1 (1.10%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (17.58%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.89%) CCNA
3 9 (9.89%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.79%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.30%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.20%) MCITP
7 2 (2.20%) MCSE
7 2 (2.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.09%) HL7
2 9 (9.89%) QA
3 6 (6.59%) SLA
4 4 (4.40%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.40%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.10%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.89%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (9.89%) Tivoli
1 9 (9.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.30%) Ansible
2 3 (3.30%) yum
3 2 (2.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (65.93%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.68%) Oracle
3 13 (14.29%) VMware
4 12 (13.19%) Cisco
5 9 (9.89%) Citrix
5 9 (9.89%) HP
6 7 (7.69%) Informatica
6 7 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
6 7 (7.69%) Teradata
7 6 (6.59%) Adobe
7 6 (6.59%) ILOG
7 6 (6.59%) Kofax
7 6 (6.59%) Splunk
8 3 (3.30%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.10%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.10%) Lotus
9 1 (1.10%) SAP