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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 47 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.92% 7.65% 3.76%
As % of the Applications category 65.28% 38.27% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 15 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £225 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -31.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £115 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.03% +24.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
72 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 13.66% 20.00% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 44 24
Average daily rate £315 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £209 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 9
Average hourly rate £12.25 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £11.90 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £102.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +8 32 £320 +50.58% 20
Caerphilly +2 4 - - 1
Bridgend -6 4 £300 +144.89% 2
Newport -6 2 £320 -1.53% 1
Glamorgan - - - - 1
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - - 1
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (52.70%) MS Office
3 23 (31.08%) Finance
4 22 (29.73%) ITIL
4 22 (29.73%) Windows
5 14 (18.92%) Migration
5 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
6 13 (17.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (17.57%) Office 365
7 12 (16.22%) SQL
7 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
7 12 (16.22%) Validation
7 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 11 (14.86%) MS Visio
8 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
9 10 (13.51%) Lync
9 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
10 9 (12.16%) CRM
10 9 (12.16%) MS Project
10 9 (12.16%) Analytics
10 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
11 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
12 7 (9.46%) XML
12 7 (9.46%) Workflow
12 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
12 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (8.11%) Knowledge Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (13.51%) Lync
3 4 (5.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.05%) SAS
5 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 39 (52.70%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (14.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (12.16%) MS Project
5 1 (1.35%) SPSS
5 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.70%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) Internet
1 6 (8.11%) DNS
2 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (5.41%) VPN
2 4 (5.41%) DHCP
3 3 (4.05%) SAN
4 2 (2.70%) Intranet
5 1 (1.35%) RIP
5 1 (1.35%) ADSL
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) WAN
5 1 (1.35%) BGP
5 1 (1.35%) OSPF
5 1 (1.35%) Firewall
5 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.35%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (9.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.35%) DTS
6 1 (1.35%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.70%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 5 (6.76%) Banking
2 5 (6.76%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.70%) Publishing
5 2 (2.70%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (59.46%) Analyst
2 15 (20.27%) Data Analyst
3 9 (12.16%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) Support Analyst
4 7 (9.46%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (9.46%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (8.11%) Knowledge Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Coordinator
6 5 (6.76%) Administrator
6 5 (6.76%) Project Coordinator
6 5 (6.76%) Server Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Developer
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support
8 3 (4.05%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.46%) XML
2 6 (8.11%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.05%) CSS
4 3 (4.05%) Ajax
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) CSS3
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) Web Services
6 1 (1.35%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.35%) RESTful
6 1 (1.35%) WCF
6 1 (1.35%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (1.35%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.41%) GIS
3 3 (4.05%) AS400
3 3 (4.05%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.70%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 22 (29.73%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (1.35%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) ITIL
2 14 (18.92%) Migration
3 12 (16.22%) Validation
4 10 (13.51%) Data Migration
4 10 (13.51%) Project Management
5 9 (12.16%) CRM
5 9 (12.16%) Analytics
6 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
7 7 (9.46%) Workflow
8 6 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
8 6 (8.11%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.11%) ETL
9 5 (6.76%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.76%) Service Management
9 5 (6.76%) ITSM
9 5 (6.76%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (6.76%) Data Mapping
9 5 (6.76%) Data Management
9 5 (6.76%) Incident Management
9 5 (6.76%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.22%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) VBA
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) VB
4 2 (2.70%) C++
5 1 (1.35%) Java
5 1 (1.35%) C
5 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (9.46%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.41%) MCTS
3 4 (5.41%) MCITP
3 4 (5.41%) MCSE
4 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
5 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (2.70%) ISEB
5 2 (2.70%) CCA
6 1 (1.35%) MCAD
6 1 (1.35%) MCSD
6 1 (1.35%) CCNP
6 1 (1.35%) CCNA
6 1 (1.35%) CISSP
6 1 (1.35%) CISA
6 1 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.35%) CCSE
6 1 (1.35%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) SLA
1 4 (5.41%) GxP
2 1 (1.35%) P3O
2 1 (1.35%) COSO
2 1 (1.35%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) SCCM
2 3 (4.05%) Windows Intune
2 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
2 3 (4.05%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.35%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.76%) ServiceNow
2 5 (6.76%) Casewise
3 4 (5.41%) Citrix
3 4 (5.41%) McAfee
3 4 (5.41%) SAP
4 3 (4.05%) Cisco
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Progress
5 2 (2.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.35%) Cognos
6 1 (1.35%) Websense
6 1 (1.35%) HP
6 1 (1.35%) Juniper
6 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.35%) Lumension
6 1 (1.35%) F5
6 1 (1.35%) Aruba
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Hengoed
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago