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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Wales / South Wales
Rank 29 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 23 47 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.77% 9.09% 9.82%
As % of the Applications category 37.10% 65.28% 68.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 32 32
Median daily rate £180 £325 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +7.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £404 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +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
62 72 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 12.86% 13.93% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 49 44
Median daily rate £168 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.23 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £10.75 £15.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +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 18 January 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
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 18 January 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 +2 17 £185 -45.18% 8
Caerphilly - 4 £150 -
Newport -10 2 £288 - 3
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (40.82%) Windows
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 12 (24.49%) MS Office
4 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.45%) ITIL
5 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
6 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
6 10 (20.41%) Cisco
7 9 (18.37%) Scrum
8 8 (16.33%) CCNA
8 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
9 7 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.29%) Coaching
9 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
9 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (14.29%) MSTest
9 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
9 7 (14.29%) MSBuild
9 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
9 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 7 (14.29%) .NET

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 7 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (24.49%) MS Office
2 6 (12.24%) MS Project
2 6 (12.24%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.04%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Intranet
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 2 (4.08%) ADSL
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.08%) NAS
3 2 (4.08%) SAN
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (8.16%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (8.16%) WebFOCUS
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.04%) Big Data
5 1 (2.04%) DataStage
5 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.04%) HBase
5 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.04%) OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.04%) Pentaho
5 1 (2.04%) QlikView
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 7 (14.29%) MSTest
1 7 (14.29%) NUnit
1 7 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Advertising
2 2 (4.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 9 (18.37%) Developer
3 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Data Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Software Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (8.16%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.12%) Coordinator
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Developer
5 3 (6.12%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (4.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Break Fix Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.08%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.29%) .NET
1 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
1 7 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (10.20%) jQuery
3 1 (2.04%) XML
3 1 (2.04%) XML Schema
3 1 (2.04%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (10.20%) iPhone
3 5 (10.20%) NHS
4 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.12%) Informatics
5 3 (6.12%) iPad
6 2 (4.08%) CESG
6 2 (4.08%) Data Integration
7 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.82%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.08%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Linux
7 1 (2.04%) Unix
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.45%) ITIL
2 10 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) Business Analysis
3 9 (18.37%) Scrum
4 7 (14.29%) Coaching
4 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 7 (14.29%) MVC
4 7 (14.29%) OOP
4 7 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (10.20%) Business Transformation
6 4 (8.16%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (8.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.16%) Programme Management
6 4 (8.16%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Use Case
7 3 (6.12%) Network Management
8 2 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.08%) Service Management
8 2 (4.08%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (4.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.53%) SQL
2 3 (6.12%) C
3 2 (4.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.04%) Perl
4 1 (2.04%) Python
4 1 (2.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) CCNA
1 8 (16.33%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (6.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.08%) CCNP
5 2 (4.08%) HNC
5 2 (4.08%) MCITP
5 2 (4.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.04%) Degree
6 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (24.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.08%) Terminal Services
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (8.16%) Tivoli
1 4 (8.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (75.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) Cisco
3 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 5 (10.20%) VMware
4 4 (8.16%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) Apple
5 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
5 2 (4.08%) Citrix
5 2 (4.08%) Intel Security
5 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.04%) Actian
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Informatica
6 1 (2.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.04%) ParAccel
6 1 (2.04%) Sage
6 1 (2.04%) Sybase
6 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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