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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 48 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.69% 5.93% 5.60%
As % of the Applications category 36.17% 59.32% 53.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 28 17
Median daily rate £230 £350 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £220 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £405 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
47 59 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.44% 10.00% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 33
Median daily rate £178 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £223 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 13 £173 -48.88% 2
Newport -7 3 £519 +29.68% 1
Caerphilly - 1 £150 -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Windows
3 15 (33.33%) MS Office
4 10 (22.22%) SQL
4 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (17.78%) ITIL
7 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
7 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
8 6 (13.33%) Business Transformation
8 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.33%) MS Project
8 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
9 5 (11.11%) Finance
9 5 (11.11%) Oracle
9 5 (11.11%) Project Management
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco
9 5 (11.11%) SCCM
10 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (8.89%) Intranet
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
10 4 (8.89%) WebFOCUS
10 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
10 4 (8.89%) CCNA

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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (33.33%) MS Office
2 7 (15.56%) MS Visio
3 6 (13.33%) MS Project
4 4 (8.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.22%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Intranet
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
1 4 (8.89%) WebFOCUS
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.22%) Big Data
4 1 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (2.22%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.22%) HBase
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (2.22%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Advertising
2 2 (4.44%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Business Analyst
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) XML
1 1 (2.22%) XML Schema
1 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.67%) Informatics
2 3 (6.67%) iPad
2 3 (6.67%) iPhone
2 3 (6.67%) NHS
3 2 (4.44%) CESG
3 2 (4.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) Linux
5 1 (2.22%) Unix
5 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 6 (13.33%) Business Transformation
3 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 4 (8.89%) Business Analysis
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (6.67%) Network Management
5 3 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
6 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
6 2 (4.44%) Database Security
6 2 (4.44%) ETL
6 2 (4.44%) Information Security
6 2 (4.44%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) Scrum
6 2 (4.44%) Service Management
7 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.22%) Information Security Management
7 1 (2.22%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.22%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) C
2 3 (6.67%) VBA
3 2 (4.44%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.22%) Perl
4 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.22%) Python
4 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) CCNA
2 4 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) HNC
4 2 (4.44%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.44%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) Cisco
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (6.67%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
4 2 (4.44%) HP
4 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
4 2 (4.44%) Riverbed
5 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.22%) Actian
5 1 (2.22%) Dell
5 1 (2.22%) Informatica
5 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.22%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
5 1 (2.22%) ParAccel
5 1 (2.22%) Sage
5 1 (2.22%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Sybase