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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 39 24 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 48 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.40% 7.49% 7.63%
As % of the Applications category 69.57% 53.33% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 22
Average daily rate
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£303 £333 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.02% +2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £154 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
46 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.76% 14.04% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £443 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.60 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £20.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 £303 -6.92% 8
Caerphilly - 2 £163 - 1
Torfaen +1 1 £110 -37.14%
Newport -16 1 - -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 25 (37.31%) MS Office
3 24 (35.82%) SQL
4 20 (29.85%) Windows
5 17 (25.37%) ITIL
6 16 (23.88%) Project Management
6 16 (23.88%) .NET
7 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (19.40%) C#
8 13 (19.40%) Finance
9 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
10 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
11 8 (11.94%) CRM
11 8 (11.94%) Oracle
11 8 (11.94%) MS Project
11 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
11 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
11 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
12 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
12 7 (10.45%) Office 365
12 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
12 7 (10.45%) WCF
12 7 (10.45%) LINQ
12 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
12 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
12 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
12 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 6 (8.96%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.97%) Lync
3 3 (4.48%) SAS
4 1 (1.49%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (37.31%) MS Office
2 9 (13.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (11.94%) MS Project
4 6 (8.96%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.49%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.49%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Office 365
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
3 1 (1.49%) SAN
3 1 (1.49%) Intranet
3 1 (1.49%) VoIP
3 1 (1.49%) DHCP
3 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.49%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (10.45%) Oracle Database
4 6 (8.96%) RDBMS
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (4.48%) MS Access
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.49%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.49%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.48%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.49%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.48%) Banking
2 3 (4.48%) Marketing
3 2 (2.99%) Back Office
4 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Developer
3 7 (10.45%) Software Developer
4 6 (8.96%) Project Manager
4 6 (8.96%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) CRM Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Data Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.97%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.48%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.48%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.48%) VB Developer
7 3 (4.48%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (4.48%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.88%) .NET
2 8 (11.94%) .NET Framework
3 7 (10.45%) WCF
3 7 (10.45%) Entity Framework
3 7 (10.45%) LINQ
3 7 (10.45%) XML
4 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.46%) WinForms
5 5 (7.46%) HTML
6 3 (4.48%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.48%) WPF
7 2 (2.99%) CSS
8 1 (1.49%) SOAP
8 1 (1.49%) Web Services
8 1 (1.49%) Ajax
8 1 (1.49%) J2EE
8 1 (1.49%) CSS3
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) RESTful
8 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) NHS
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.49%) Replication
3 1 (1.49%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
3 1 (1.49%) Reference Data
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.85%) Windows
2 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
2 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.48%) Linux
3 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.99%) AIX
5 1 (1.49%) UNIX
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) ITIL
2 16 (23.88%) Project Management
3 14 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.94%) CRM
5 7 (10.45%) OOP
5 7 (10.45%) Automated Testing
5 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.46%) UML
7 5 (7.46%) Workflow
7 5 (7.46%) Validation
7 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.46%) Time Management
8 4 (5.97%) Budget Control
8 4 (5.97%) ITIL V3
8 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (5.97%) Scrum
8 4 (5.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.82%) SQL
2 13 (19.40%) C#
3 7 (10.45%) PL/SQL
3 7 (10.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.97%) VBA
6 3 (4.48%) VB6
6 3 (4.48%) VB
7 1 (1.49%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (17.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.94%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 6 (8.96%) PMP
3 6 (8.96%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.48%) MCAD
5 3 (4.48%) MCSD
5 3 (4.48%) MCTS
5 3 (4.48%) MCPD
6 2 (2.99%) CCNA
6 2 (2.99%) ISEB
6 2 (2.99%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.49%) CCA
7 1 (1.49%) CISSP
7 1 (1.49%) CISA
7 1 (1.49%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) QA
2 3 (4.48%) GxP
3 1 (1.49%) HL7
3 1 (1.49%) COSO
3 1 (1.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.49%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.99%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 47 (70.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.97%) Citrix
4 3 (4.48%) Cisco
4 3 (4.48%) HP
4 3 (4.48%) Casewise
5 2 (2.99%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.99%) SAP
6 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.49%) BMC
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.49%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.49%) Remedy
6 1 (1.49%) OpenText
6 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
Caerphilly
CPS Group
Rate: £120 - 200 per day
Posted: 16 days ago