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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 17 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 61 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.83% 8.29% 6.51%
As % of the Applications category 74.39% 63.24% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 31 13
Average daily rate £300 £320 £201
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +59.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -29.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -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
82 68 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 14.56% 13.10% 18.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 43 41
Average daily rate £315 £315 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £151 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 13
Average hourly rate £10.75 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% -26.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 54 £308 -12.14% 6
Bridgend +7 1 £350 +16.66% 7
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 60 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 37 (38.54%) MS Office
3 33 (34.38%) ITIL
4 32 (33.33%) MS Visio
5 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
6 21 (21.88%) XML
7 20 (20.83%) SQL
8 19 (19.79%) Migration
8 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 17 (17.71%) Validation
9 17 (17.71%) Project Management
10 16 (16.67%) Internet
10 16 (16.67%) Finance
10 16 (16.67%) Oracle
10 16 (16.67%) Windows
10 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (14.58%) MS Project
11 14 (14.58%) HTML
12 13 (13.54%) SLA
12 13 (13.54%) Cisco
12 13 (13.54%) Firewall
12 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
12 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
13 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
13 12 (12.50%) Linux
14 11 (11.46%) IIS
14 11 (11.46%) CCNA
14 11 (11.46%) HP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 11 (11.46%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.21%) Confluence
3 5 (5.21%) FileNet
3 5 (5.21%) JBoss
3 5 (5.21%) LiveCycle
3 5 (5.21%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.17%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.13%) SAS
6 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 2 (2.08%) Content Management Server
6 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (38.54%) MS Office
2 32 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 14 (14.58%) MS Project
4 11 (11.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.04%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.67%) Internet
2 13 (13.54%) Firewall
3 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) VPN
5 3 (3.13%) Skype
6 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
6 2 (2.08%) SSH
6 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.04%) ADSL
7 1 (1.04%) DHCP
7 1 (1.04%) DNS
7 1 (1.04%) LAN
7 1 (1.04%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
7 1 (1.04%) VoIP
7 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (17.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 5 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (4.17%) Power BI
7 4 (4.17%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.13%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.08%) MySQL
9 2 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.04%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.04%) GIS
Development Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Subversion
2 8 (8.33%) JIRA
3 7 (7.29%) Eclipse
3 7 (7.29%) JUnit
3 7 (7.29%) Maven
4 5 (5.21%) Ant
4 5 (5.21%) DbUnit
4 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.21%) Hudson
4 5 (5.21%) Selenium
4 5 (5.21%) Spock
4 5 (5.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.13%) QAComplete
6 2 (2.08%) IntelliJ
6 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Retail
3 3 (3.13%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Military
4 1 (1.04%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Test Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Lead Test Analyst
5 8 (8.33%) DBA
6 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) Network Support
7 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Engineer
7 6 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) Network Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 5 (5.21%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Lead Business Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) Report Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 4 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.88%) XML
2 14 (14.58%) HTML
3 7 (7.29%) Java EE
4 6 (6.25%) jQuery
4 6 (6.25%) SOAP
5 5 (5.21%) AngularJS
5 5 (5.21%) Dojo
5 5 (5.21%) Hibernate
5 5 (5.21%) Java SE
5 5 (5.21%) JPA
5 5 (5.21%) JRules
5 5 (5.21%) JSF
5 5 (5.21%) REST
5 5 (5.21%) Spring
5 5 (5.21%) XSD
6 4 (4.17%) .NET
7 3 (3.13%) J2EE
7 3 (3.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) NHS
2 8 (8.33%) Replication
3 7 (7.29%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.08%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.08%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.08%) LIMS
5 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.08%) PKI
6 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
3 10 (10.42%) AIX
4 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Unix
6 3 (3.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.04%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) ITIL
2 19 (19.79%) Migration
3 17 (17.71%) Project Management
3 17 (17.71%) Validation
4 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.50%) PRINCE2
5 12 (12.50%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.46%) Workflow
7 10 (10.42%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (10.42%) Logistics
7 10 (10.42%) Test Management
8 9 (9.38%) Service Management
9 8 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.33%) ITSM
9 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (8.33%) Test Scripting
10 7 (7.29%) Functional Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.83%) SQL
2 7 (7.29%) Java
2 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.25%) T-SQL
4 5 (5.21%) C
5 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.08%) C#
6 2 (2.08%) Perl
6 2 (2.08%) PHP
6 2 (2.08%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.08%) Python
6 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.04%) VBA
7 1 (1.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (19.79%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.46%) CCNA
3 11 (11.46%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.17%) BC Cleared
6 4 (4.17%) Degree
6 4 (4.17%) MCSE
6 4 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) MCSA
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (1.04%) MCITP
8 1 (1.04%) MCTS
8 1 (1.04%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.04%) PMP
8 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.54%) SLA
2 10 (10.42%) HL7
3 9 (9.38%) QA
4 6 (6.25%) Data Quality
5 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.46%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (11.46%) Tivoli
1 11 (11.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.08%) Ansible
2 2 (2.08%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Cisco
4 11 (11.46%) HP
4 11 (11.46%) VMware
5 9 (9.38%) Citrix
6 5 (5.21%) Adobe
6 5 (5.21%) ILOG
6 5 (5.21%) Kofax
6 5 (5.21%) Remedy
6 5 (5.21%) Splunk
7 3 (3.13%) BMC
7 3 (3.13%) Informatica
7 3 (3.13%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.13%) Teradata
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.04%) SAP
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