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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 39 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.23% 6.48% 7.26%
As % of the Applications category 48.84% 66.10% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 32
Median daily rate £325 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £94 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £357 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.58 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.15% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
43 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.65% 9.80% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 47 53
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £390 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 3
Median hourly rate £12.43 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.58 £9.00 £13.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.16 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 July 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 July 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 -2 12 £313 +4.16% 9
Newport +2 5 £410 +2.50% 2
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 - -
Monmouthshire - 1 £350 -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (37.50%) Windows
3 20 (35.71%) SQL
4 16 (28.57%) MS Office
5 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 13 (23.21%) Subversion
6 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
8 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (19.64%) XML
8 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
9 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
9 10 (17.86%) JIRA
10 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
10 9 (16.07%) Oracle
10 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
11 8 (14.29%) ITIL
11 8 (14.29%) JUnit
11 8 (14.29%) IIS
11 8 (14.29%) Java
11 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
11 8 (14.29%) Finance
11 8 (14.29%) Replication
11 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.29%) Maven
11 8 (14.29%) Java EE
12 7 (12.50%) QA
12 7 (12.50%) SCCM

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 8 (14.29%) IIS
2 6 (10.71%) Confluence
2 6 (10.71%) FileNet
2 6 (10.71%) GeoServer
2 6 (10.71%) JBoss
2 6 (10.71%) LiveCycle
2 6 (10.71%) SAS
2 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.36%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.79%) CMS
6 1 (1.79%) Content Management Server
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.79%) Moodle
Applications
1 16 (28.57%) MS Office
2 7 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.71%) Gliffy
4 5 (8.93%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.57%) MS Project
6 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.79%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.79%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Office 365
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.93%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.57%) DHCP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
2 2 (3.57%) Firewall
2 2 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.57%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (3.57%) SSH
2 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 2 (3.57%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.79%) Skype
3 1 (1.79%) SMTP
3 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (16.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (10.71%) MS Access
6 5 (8.93%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (8.93%) Oracle Database
7 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (5.36%) MySQL
8 3 (5.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (3.57%) Data Mining
9 2 (3.57%) GIS
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (23.21%) Subversion
2 10 (17.86%) JIRA
3 8 (14.29%) Eclipse
3 8 (14.29%) JUnit
3 8 (14.29%) Maven
4 7 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (10.71%) Ant
5 6 (10.71%) DbUnit
5 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.71%) Hudson
5 6 (10.71%) Selenium
5 6 (10.71%) Spock
5 6 (10.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (7.14%) QAComplete
7 2 (3.57%) IntelliJ
7 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.79%) Local Government
3 1 (1.79%) Military
3 1 (1.79%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.79%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) Analyst
2 10 (17.86%) Developer
2 10 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Java Developer
4 6 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) DBA
5 4 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) XML
2 8 (14.29%) Java EE
3 7 (12.50%) SOAP
4 6 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 6 (10.71%) Dojo
4 6 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 6 (10.71%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) Java SE
4 6 (10.71%) JPA
4 6 (10.71%) jQuery
4 6 (10.71%) JRules
4 6 (10.71%) JSF
4 6 (10.71%) JSTS
4 6 (10.71%) OpenLayers
4 6 (10.71%) REST
4 6 (10.71%) Spring
4 6 (10.71%) XSD
5 3 (5.36%) .NET
5 3 (5.36%) J2EE
5 3 (5.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (3.57%) Cryptography
3 2 (3.57%) e-Learning
3 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.57%) PKI
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows 7
2 9 (16.07%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.14%) Unix
4 3 (5.36%) Linux
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.64%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (10.71%) Document Management
3 6 (10.71%) Scrum
3 6 (10.71%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
3 6 (10.71%) TDD
4 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
4 5 (8.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.93%) Human Factors
4 5 (8.93%) OO
4 5 (8.93%) UML
5 4 (7.14%) Defect Management
5 4 (7.14%) Migration
5 4 (7.14%) Process Management
5 4 (7.14%) Release Management
6 3 (5.36%) Business Transformation
6 3 (5.36%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (5.36%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 10 (17.86%) T-SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 6 (10.71%) VBA
5 5 (8.93%) C++
6 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.36%) C#
7 3 (5.36%) PHP
8 2 (3.57%) Perl
8 2 (3.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.57%) Python
8 2 (3.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.57%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (7.14%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) BC Cleared
5 3 (5.36%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (5.36%) MCSE
6 2 (3.57%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.79%) TickIT
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (3.57%) Ansible
2 2 (3.57%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.07%) Oracle
3 6 (10.71%) Adobe
3 6 (10.71%) ILOG
3 6 (10.71%) Kofax
3 6 (10.71%) Splunk
4 4 (7.14%) Informatica
4 4 (7.14%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (7.14%) Teradata
4 4 (7.14%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.79%) Citrix
6 1 (1.79%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.79%) Lotus
6 1 (1.79%) NetApp
6 1 (1.79%) SAP
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