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 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 34 17
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 27 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.48% 5.36% 9.58%
As % of the Applications category 68.00% 62.79% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 31
Median daily rate £350 £303 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -5.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £171 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £447 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
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
50 43 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.52% 8.53% 15.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 60
Median daily rate £325 £320 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +1.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 0
Median hourly rate £13.35 £12.45 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 2 May 2016.

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 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 27 £331 +10.41% 1
Newport +22 5 £410 +20.58% 1
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 63 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 36 (38.30%) MS Office
3 29 (30.85%) ITIL
4 28 (29.79%) MS Visio
5 24 (25.53%) SQL
6 21 (22.34%) XML
7 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
8 19 (20.21%) Migration
9 17 (18.09%) Windows
9 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
10 16 (17.02%) Subversion
10 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (17.02%) Oracle
10 16 (17.02%) Finance
11 15 (15.96%) Project Management
12 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (13.83%) JIRA
13 13 (13.83%) HTML
13 13 (13.83%) ITIL V3
14 12 (12.77%) MS Project
14 12 (12.77%) Internet
15 11 (11.70%) VMware
15 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
15 11 (11.70%) Firewall
15 11 (11.70%) Cisco
15 11 (11.70%) HL7
15 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
15 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
15 11 (11.70%) Validation

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 9 (9.57%) SAS
2 8 (8.51%) IIS
2 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.38%) Confluence
3 6 (6.38%) FileNet
3 6 (6.38%) GeoServer
3 6 (6.38%) JBoss
3 6 (6.38%) LiveCycle
3 6 (6.38%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.19%) Apache
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Content Management Server
5 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.13%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.06%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Office
2 28 (29.79%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.77%) MS Project
4 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.38%) Gliffy
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.77%) Internet
2 11 (11.70%) Firewall
3 5 (5.32%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.13%) DHCP
4 2 (2.13%) DNS
4 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.13%) SAN
4 2 (2.13%) Skype
4 2 (2.13%) SSH
4 2 (2.13%) VPN
4 2 (2.13%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.06%) SMTP
5 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.51%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (8.51%) Oracle Database
4 8 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (7.45%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (5.32%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (3.19%) MS Access
7 3 (3.19%) MySQL
8 2 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.13%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.13%) GIS
9 1 (1.06%) Power BI
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Subversion
2 13 (13.83%) JIRA
3 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.51%) JUnit
3 8 (8.51%) Maven
4 7 (7.45%) QAComplete
4 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.38%) Ant
5 6 (6.38%) DbUnit
5 6 (6.38%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.38%) Hudson
5 6 (6.38%) Selenium
5 6 (6.38%) Spock
5 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (2.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.06%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (17.02%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.06%) Military
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Business Analyst
2 12 (12.77%) Test Analyst
3 11 (11.70%) Developer
4 10 (10.64%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
6 7 (7.45%) DBA
6 7 (7.45%) Network Support
7 6 (6.38%) Data Analyst
7 6 (6.38%) Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Tester
8 5 (5.32%) 1st Line Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.32%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Report Analyst
8 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) XML
2 13 (13.83%) HTML
3 8 (8.51%) Java EE
4 7 (7.45%) SOAP
5 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.38%) Dojo
5 6 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.38%) Java SE
5 6 (6.38%) JPA
5 6 (6.38%) jQuery
5 6 (6.38%) JRules
5 6 (6.38%) JSF
5 6 (6.38%) JSTS
5 6 (6.38%) OpenLayers
5 6 (6.38%) REST
5 6 (6.38%) Spring
5 6 (6.38%) XSD
6 5 (5.32%) .NET
7 3 (3.19%) J2EE
7 3 (3.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) NHS
3 6 (6.38%) Replication
4 3 (3.19%) e-Learning
4 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.13%) PKI
6 1 (1.06%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.09%) Windows
2 10 (10.64%) Linux
3 8 (8.51%) AIX
4 7 (7.45%) Unix
4 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 6 (6.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) pSOS
8 1 (1.06%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 19 (20.21%) Migration
3 15 (15.96%) Project Management
4 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.83%) ITIL V3
6 11 (11.70%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.70%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.70%) Validation
7 10 (10.64%) Logistics
7 10 (10.64%) PRINCE2
7 10 (10.64%) Test Management
8 8 (8.51%) Business Analysis
8 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 8 (8.51%) Workflow
9 7 (7.45%) Functional Testing
9 7 (7.45%) Process Management
9 7 (7.45%) Release Management
9 7 (7.45%) Service Management
9 7 (7.45%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 24 (25.53%) SQL
2 9 (9.57%) T-SQL
3 8 (8.51%) Java
4 6 (6.38%) JavaScript
5 4 (4.26%) VBA
6 3 (3.19%) C#
6 3 (3.19%) C++
6 3 (3.19%) PHP
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (2.13%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Python
7 2 (2.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (18.09%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.57%) CCNA
3 9 (9.57%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.51%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.19%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.19%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.13%) MCITP
7 2 (2.13%) MCSE
7 2 (2.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.70%) HL7
2 9 (9.57%) QA
3 6 (6.38%) SLA
4 4 (4.26%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.06%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.06%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (7.45%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (9.57%) Tivoli
1 9 (9.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.13%) Ansible
2 2 (2.13%) SCCM
2 2 (2.13%) yum
Vendors
1 63 (67.02%) Microsoft
2 16 (17.02%) Oracle
3 11 (11.70%) Cisco
3 11 (11.70%) VMware
4 9 (9.57%) Citrix
4 9 (9.57%) HP
5 7 (7.45%) Informatica
5 7 (7.45%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (7.45%) Teradata
6 6 (6.38%) Adobe
6 6 (6.38%) ILOG
6 6 (6.38%) Kofax
6 6 (6.38%) Splunk
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.06%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.06%) Lotus
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
South Wales
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