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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 24 24
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 38 27 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.62% 5.92% 4.70%
As % of the Applications category 61.29% 40.30% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 20 12
Average daily rate
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£325 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £169 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £404 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
62 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.80% 14.69% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 44 28
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +5 31 £325 +18.18% 10
Newport -10 2 £295 -32.57%
Bridgend -1 1 - - 3
Monmouthshire - 1 £200 -
Torfaen - - - -
Neath Port Talbot - - - -
Caerphilly - - - - 1
MS Excel
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 67 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 43 (47.78%) MS Office
3 31 (34.44%) Finance
4 29 (32.22%) MS PowerPoint
5 27 (30.00%) Windows
6 24 (26.67%) Project Management
7 19 (21.11%) MS Project
7 19 (21.11%) Windows 7
8 16 (17.78%) Business Analysis
8 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
8 16 (17.78%) SAN
9 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
9 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
9 14 (15.56%) Office 365
10 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
10 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
10 13 (14.44%) SQL
10 13 (14.44%) UML
11 12 (13.33%) ITIL
11 12 (13.33%) .NET
11 12 (13.33%) CCA
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (13.33%) Migration
11 12 (13.33%) VMware
12 11 (12.22%) AS400
12 11 (12.22%) Banking
13 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
13 10 (11.11%) VPN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (8.89%) IIS
1 8 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.56%) Lync
3 4 (4.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (4.44%) CMS
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.22%) SAS
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (47.78%) MS Office
2 29 (32.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (21.11%) MS Project
4 13 (14.44%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.56%) Office 365
2 13 (14.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.78%) SAN
2 10 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.11%) VPN
3 9 (10.00%) DNS
3 9 (10.00%) DHCP
4 7 (7.78%) Internet
5 2 (2.22%) VoIP
5 2 (2.22%) Intranet
6 1 (1.11%) L2TP
6 1 (1.11%) Firewall
6 1 (1.11%) WAN
6 1 (1.11%) ADSL
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (1.11%) Network Security
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.44%) Star Schema
5 3 (3.33%) DataStage
5 3 (3.33%) MS Access
5 3 (3.33%) OLAP
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.11%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.11%) DTS
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.11%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 4 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.22%) Subversion
4 1 (1.11%) MSI
4 1 (1.11%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.11%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (34.44%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.22%) Local Government
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.11%) French Language
5 1 (1.11%) German Language
5 1 (1.11%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 39 (43.33%) Analyst
2 22 (24.44%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Project Manager
4 6 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
4 6 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Developer
5 5 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Architect
7 3 (3.33%) Test Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Administrator
7 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Change Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Leader
7 3 (3.33%) Web Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (6.67%) J2EE
3 5 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.33%) MDX
5 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (2.22%) REST
5 2 (2.22%) Apache FOP
5 2 (2.22%) WCF
5 2 (2.22%) WPF
5 2 (2.22%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.22%) Java SE
5 2 (2.22%) NHibernate
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) Web Services
5 2 (2.22%) XML
5 2 (2.22%) XSD
5 2 (2.22%) XSLT
6 1 (1.11%) CSS
6 1 (1.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) AS400
2 9 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 5 (5.56%) GIS
4 3 (3.33%) Social Media
5 2 (2.22%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (30.00%) Windows
2 19 (21.11%) Windows 7
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.56%) UNIX
5 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Project Management
2 16 (17.78%) Business Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) UML
4 12 (13.33%) ITIL
4 12 (13.33%) Migration
5 9 (10.00%) CRM
5 9 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 8 (8.89%) PRINCE2
7 7 (7.78%) OO
8 6 (6.67%) Content Management
8 6 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.67%) SOA
9 5 (5.56%) Change Control
9 5 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.44%) Use Case
10 4 (4.44%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.44%) TDD
10 4 (4.44%) Business Development
10 4 (4.44%) ETL
10 4 (4.44%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) C#
3 5 (5.56%) VBScript
4 4 (4.44%) VB
5 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.22%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.33%) CCA
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.89%) MCITP
3 8 (8.89%) MCSE
4 7 (7.78%) ISEB
4 7 (7.78%) MCTS
4 7 (7.78%) Degree
5 5 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.22%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.22%) MAPM
7 2 (2.22%) MCSD
8 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.22%) P3O
2 2 (2.22%) QA
3 1 (1.11%) SLA
3 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) vSphere
3 7 (7.78%) XenDesktop
4 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.56%) XenServer
5 5 (5.56%) vCloud
6 3 (3.33%) MetaFrame
7 2 (2.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.11%) XenApp
8 1 (1.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (8.89%) Windows Intune
2 7 (7.78%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (7.78%) SCDPM
3 5 (5.56%) NetBackup
3 5 (5.56%) Backup Exec
3 5 (5.56%) HP Data Protector
4 4 (4.44%) SCCM
4 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.11%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 67 (74.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.33%) VMware
3 9 (10.00%) HP
3 9 (10.00%) Citrix
3 9 (10.00%) Oracle
4 7 (7.78%) McAfee
5 5 (5.56%) Symantec
5 5 (5.56%) Remedy
5 5 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) Sitecore
6 4 (4.44%) IBM
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco
8 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 2 (2.22%) Planview
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
9 1 (1.11%) AppSense
9 1 (1.11%) Cognos
9 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
9 1 (1.11%) Northgate
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