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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 30 35 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.24% 7.94% 4.98%
As % of the Applications category 62.50% 47.95% 48.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 12
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £191 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £393 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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
48 73 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.39% 16.55% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 48 29
Average daily rate £313 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 4
Average hourly rate £38.75 £14.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.71% +1.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.38 £11.15 £11.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.13 £16.09 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -4 26 £319 +15.90% 13
Newport -8 2 £295 -10.60% 3
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Merthyr Tydfil - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 3
MS Excel
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (79.01%) Microsoft
2 40 (49.38%) MS Office
3 30 (37.04%) Finance
4 27 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
5 24 (29.63%) Windows
6 23 (28.40%) Project Management
7 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
8 16 (19.75%) Business Analysis
9 15 (18.52%) MS Project
10 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
10 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (17.28%) Office 365
11 13 (16.05%) ITIL
11 13 (16.05%) UML
11 13 (16.05%) SQL
11 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
11 13 (16.05%) SAN
11 13 (16.05%) MS Visio
12 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
12 12 (14.81%) Banking
13 11 (13.58%) CCA
13 11 (13.58%) .NET
13 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (13.58%) AS400
13 11 (13.58%) Migration
14 10 (12.35%) DHCP
14 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
14 10 (12.35%) VPN
14 10 (12.35%) DNS
14 10 (12.35%) Data Protection

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (9.88%) IIS
1 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) Lync
3 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.94%) CMS
3 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.70%) SAS
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (49.38%) MS Office
2 27 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (18.52%) MS Project
4 13 (16.05%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (17.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.05%) SAN
2 10 (12.35%) DHCP
2 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.35%) VPN
2 10 (12.35%) DNS
3 8 (9.88%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.23%) Network Security
5 1 (1.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) Star Schema
4 3 (3.70%) MS Access
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) OLAP
5 2 (2.47%) DataStage
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.23%) DTS
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Powerplay
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Subversion
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 30 (37.04%) Finance
2 12 (14.81%) Banking
3 5 (6.17%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Local Government
5 1 (1.23%) French Language
5 1 (1.23%) German Language
5 1 (1.23%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Business Analyst
3 8 (9.88%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.64%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.94%) Developer
7 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Web Business Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Architect
8 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.70%) Change Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.58%) .NET
2 6 (7.41%) J2EE
3 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.47%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) Apache FOP
5 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.23%) Java SE
5 1 (1.23%) WCF
5 1 (1.23%) WPF
5 1 (1.23%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.23%) REST
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) Web Services
5 1 (1.23%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) XSD
5 1 (1.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) AS400
2 9 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.41%) GIS
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.23%) Statistics
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (29.63%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.70%) UNIX
5 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.40%) Project Management
2 16 (19.75%) Business Analysis
3 13 (16.05%) ITIL
3 13 (16.05%) UML
4 11 (13.58%) Migration
5 10 (12.35%) Data Protection
6 9 (11.11%) CRM
6 9 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.64%) OO
8 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
8 6 (7.41%) Content Management
8 6 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.17%) Coaching
9 5 (6.17%) Change Control
9 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.94%) Change Management
10 4 (4.94%) Test Planning
10 4 (4.94%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (16.05%) SQL
2 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (6.17%) VBScript
4 4 (4.94%) VB
4 4 (4.94%) C#
5 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.47%) VBA
6 1 (1.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) CCA
1 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) MCITP
2 9 (11.11%) MCSE
3 8 (9.88%) MCTS
4 7 (8.64%) ISEB
5 6 (7.41%) Degree
6 4 (4.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (3.70%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.47%) MAPM
9 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
9 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.47%) P3O
2 2 (2.47%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.17%) vSphere
3 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
4 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.70%) XenServer
5 3 (3.70%) vCloud
6 2 (2.47%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Windows Intune
2 8 (9.88%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (9.88%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.70%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.70%) SCCM
3 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.70%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.47%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (79.01%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (9.88%) McAfee
4 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 6 (7.41%) HP
5 5 (6.17%) Citrix
5 5 (6.17%) SAP
6 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
7 3 (3.70%) Symantec
7 3 (3.70%) Remedy
7 3 (3.70%) IBM
8 2 (2.47%) Dell
8 2 (2.47%) Cisco
8 2 (2.47%) Mitel
8 2 (2.47%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.23%) Northgate
9 1 (1.23%) Capita
9 1 (1.23%) Casewise
9 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.23%) Cognos
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