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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 40 31
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 37 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.93% 5.37% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 44.64% 54.41% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 16
Median daily rate £256 £275 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.81% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £187 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.58 £13.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.73% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.80
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -8.24%
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
56 68 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 11.05% 9.87% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 53 24
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 £141 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £405 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -74.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.92 £9.00 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £12.00 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

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 September 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 September 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 +9 11 £225 -10.00% 3
Newport +7 6 £288 -28.12% 2
Neath Port Talbot - 4 £200 - 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 - - 1
Glamorgan +2 1 £370 -4.51%
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 21 (44.68%) Windows
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) MS Office
5 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
6 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
7 7 (14.89%) Finance
7 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
7 7 (14.89%) SCCM
8 6 (12.77%) Business Transformation
8 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (12.77%) ITIL
8 6 (12.77%) MS Access
8 6 (12.77%) Oracle
8 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
9 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
9 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (8.51%) Office 365
10 4 (8.51%) VMware
10 4 (8.51%) WebFOCUS
10 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
10 4 (8.51%) VBA
10 4 (8.51%) MCSE
10 4 (8.51%) Intranet
10 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (6.38%) Cisco

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 2 (4.26%) IIS
1 2 (4.26%) SAS
2 1 (2.13%) Apache
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (29.79%) MS Office
2 7 (14.89%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.38%) MS Project
5 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.13%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Intranet
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) DHCP
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.26%) SAN
3 2 (4.26%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) MS Access
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.51%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.51%) WebFOCUS
3 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
3 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.26%) GIS
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.13%) DataStage
4 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.13%) QlikView
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.13%) JUnit
1 1 (2.13%) Maven
1 1 (2.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Advertising
3 1 (2.13%) Local Government
3 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Rollout Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (12.77%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) Java EE
1 1 (2.13%) LAMP
1 1 (2.13%) SAML
1 1 (2.13%) Web Services
1 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) NHS
3 2 (4.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.13%) CESG
4 1 (2.13%) Clustering
4 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.13%) Informatics
4 1 (2.13%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows 7
3 9 (19.15%) Windows Server
4 3 (6.38%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.13%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.77%) Business Transformation
1 6 (12.77%) ITIL
2 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
3 4 (8.51%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Human Factors
4 3 (6.38%) OO
4 3 (6.38%) Project Management
4 3 (6.38%) Target Operating Model
4 3 (6.38%) UML
5 2 (4.26%) Analytics
5 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.26%) Database Security
5 2 (4.26%) Information Security
5 2 (4.26%) Scrum
5 2 (4.26%) Service Management
5 2 (4.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 4 (8.51%) VBA
3 3 (6.38%) C++
3 3 (6.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) C
4 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 2 (4.26%) Python
4 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.13%) Java
5 1 (2.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) MCSE
4 3 (6.38%) MCITP
5 2 (4.26%) MCTS
5 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (14.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.13%) Ansible
2 1 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 33 (70.21%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) VMware
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
5 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 1 (2.13%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.13%) Actian
6 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.13%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) Dell
6 1 (2.13%) Informatica
6 1 (2.13%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.13%) NetApp
6 1 (2.13%) ParAccel
6 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.13%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.13%) Sybase
6 1 (2.13%) Teradata