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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 36 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.94% 8.05% 4.87%
As % of the Applications category 59.57% 49.32% 46.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 25 13
Average daily rate
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£319 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £193 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £390 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 1
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.80 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -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
47 73 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.29% 16.33% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 49 32
Average daily rate £325 £275 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £210 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £405 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 3
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 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.13 £16.09 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £15.38
% change year-on-year
+2.52% -4.84%

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 23 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 23 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 -1 24 £325 +18.18% 11
Newport -6 2 £295 -10.60% 5
Monmouthshire - - - -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Merthyr Tydfil - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Caerphilly - - - - 3
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 62 (78.48%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.63%) MS Office
3 30 (37.97%) Finance
4 27 (34.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 23 (29.11%) Windows
5 23 (29.11%) Project Management
6 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
7 16 (20.25%) Business Analysis
8 15 (18.99%) MS Project
9 14 (17.72%) Office 365
10 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
10 13 (16.46%) ITIL
10 13 (16.46%) UML
10 13 (16.46%) MS Visio
10 13 (16.46%) SAN
10 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
11 12 (15.19%) SQL
11 12 (15.19%) Banking
11 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
12 11 (13.92%) AS400
12 11 (13.92%) CCA
13 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (12.66%) DHCP
13 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
13 10 (12.66%) VPN
13 10 (12.66%) DNS
13 10 (12.66%) Migration
13 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (11.39%) Windows Intune

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (10.13%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.06%) Lync
4 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.80%) SAS
4 3 (3.80%) CMS
4 3 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 40 (50.63%) MS Office
2 27 (34.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (18.99%) MS Project
4 13 (16.46%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.72%) Office 365
2 13 (16.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (16.46%) SAN
2 10 (12.66%) DHCP
2 10 (12.66%) TCP/IP
2 10 (12.66%) VPN
2 10 (12.66%) DNS
3 8 (10.13%) Internet
4 2 (2.53%) VoIP
5 1 (1.27%) ADSL
5 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (7.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.80%) MS Access
4 3 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.80%) Star Schema
5 2 (2.53%) DataStage
5 2 (2.53%) OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.27%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.27%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) TestDirector
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 30 (37.97%) Finance
2 12 (15.19%) Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Legal
4 2 (2.53%) Local Government
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) French Language
5 1 (1.27%) German Language
5 1 (1.27%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.27%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Analyst
2 23 (29.11%) Business Analyst
3 8 (10.13%) Server Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Web Business Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Change Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) J2EE
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.53%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) AS400
2 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.59%) GIS
4 3 (3.80%) Social Media
5 2 (2.53%) User Experience
5 2 (2.53%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Statistics
6 1 (1.27%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (29.11%) Windows
2 19 (24.05%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.80%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.80%) UNIX
5 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Project Management
2 16 (20.25%) Business Analysis
3 13 (16.46%) ITIL
3 13 (16.46%) UML
4 10 (12.66%) Migration
5 9 (11.39%) Data Protection
6 8 (10.13%) CRM
7 7 (8.86%) OO
7 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.59%) SOA
8 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 6 (7.59%) Content Management
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.33%) Coaching
9 5 (6.33%) Change Control
9 5 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Change Management
10 4 (5.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.19%) SQL
1 12 (15.19%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.33%) VBScript
3 4 (5.06%) VB
4 2 (2.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.53%) C#
4 2 (2.53%) VBA
5 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (13.92%) CCA
2 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (11.39%) MCSE
3 9 (11.39%) MCITP
4 8 (10.13%) MCTS
4 8 (10.13%) Security Cleared
5 7 (8.86%) ISEB
6 6 (7.59%) Degree
7 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (3.80%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.53%) MAPM
9 2 (2.53%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.53%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.53%) QA
2 2 (2.53%) P3O
System Software
1 13 (16.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.33%) XenDesktop
3 5 (6.33%) vSphere
4 4 (5.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.80%) XenServer
5 3 (3.80%) vCloud
6 2 (2.53%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Windows Intune
2 8 (10.13%) SCDPM
2 8 (10.13%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.80%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.80%) SCCM
3 3 (3.80%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (2.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (78.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.39%) VMware
3 8 (10.13%) McAfee
4 6 (7.59%) HP
4 6 (7.59%) Oracle
5 5 (6.33%) SAP
5 5 (6.33%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Symantec
6 3 (3.80%) Remedy
6 3 (3.80%) IBM
6 3 (3.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
7 2 (2.53%) Dell
7 2 (2.53%) ProCurve
7 2 (2.53%) Mitel
8 1 (1.27%) Casewise
8 1 (1.27%) Northgate
8 1 (1.27%) Capita
8 1 (1.27%) Cognos
8 1 (1.27%) Business Objects
Newport
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £290 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £280.00 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Rate: Highly Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago