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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 26 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 36 43 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 5.87% 7.17% 7.71%
As % of the Applications category 61.02% 55.13% 46.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 29 24
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £172 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £403 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
59 78 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.62% 13.00% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 49 46
Average daily rate £310 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £413 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 £15.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £13.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.39 £20.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -4 26 £288 -11.53% 7
Newport +6 4 £400 +35.59% 2
Torfaen +4 1 £110 -37.14%
Caerphilly - 1 £160 -
MS Excel
Wales

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 25 (40.32%) SQL
3 21 (33.87%) MS Office
4 19 (30.65%) Project Management
5 16 (25.81%) Windows
6 15 (24.19%) ITIL
6 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (24.19%) Finance
7 14 (22.58%) .NET
8 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.35%) C#
9 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
10 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
11 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
12 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
12 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
12 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
13 7 (11.29%) MS Project
13 7 (11.29%) Oracle
13 7 (11.29%) OOP
13 7 (11.29%) Oracle9i Database
13 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
13 7 (11.29%) SLA
13 7 (11.29%) Programme Management
13 7 (11.29%) WCF
13 7 (11.29%) LINQ
13 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
13 7 (11.29%) Document Management
13 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (11.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.23%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (33.87%) MS Office
2 12 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (11.29%) MS Project
4 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.61%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) Internet
1 3 (4.84%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) PABX
2 1 (1.61%) VoIP
2 1 (1.61%) DHCP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) DNS
2 1 (1.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (16.13%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle9i Database
4 6 (9.68%) RDBMS
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.45%) Data Mining
6 3 (4.84%) MS Access
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.84%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.61%) Spock
4 1 (1.61%) Geb
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Maven
4 1 (1.61%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Hudson
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.61%) Advertising
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Marketing
3 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.03%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Software Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 6 (9.68%) PMO Lead
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (8.06%) .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) VB Developer
6 4 (6.45%) SQL Developer
6 4 (6.45%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Software Manager
7 3 (4.84%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (4.84%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.84%) DBA
7 3 (4.84%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (22.58%) .NET
2 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
3 7 (11.29%) WCF
3 7 (11.29%) Entity Framework
3 7 (11.29%) LINQ
4 6 (9.68%) HTML
4 6 (9.68%) XML
5 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
5 5 (8.06%) WinForms
6 3 (4.84%) WPF
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
7 2 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) Web Services
8 1 (1.61%) XSLT
8 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.61%) J2EE
8 1 (1.61%) Spring
8 1 (1.61%) JSF
8 1 (1.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) NHS
1 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (1.61%) Human Factors
3 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.81%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.84%) AIX
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Project Management
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.29%) Document Management
4 7 (11.29%) OOP
4 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Change Control
4 7 (11.29%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (11.29%) Programme Management
5 6 (9.68%) Automated Testing
5 6 (9.68%) Time Management
5 6 (9.68%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) ITSM
6 5 (8.06%) Workflow
7 4 (6.45%) Service Management
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Scrum
7 4 (6.45%) UML
7 4 (6.45%) CRM
7 4 (6.45%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.32%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.90%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.06%) VBA
4 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) VB6
5 4 (6.45%) VB
6 2 (3.23%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 6 (9.68%) PMP
3 6 (9.68%) PMI Certification
4 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (4.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (3.23%) ISEB
6 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.61%) MCAD
7 1 (1.61%) MCSD
7 1 (1.61%) MCTS
7 1 (1.61%) MCPD
7 1 (1.61%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) HL7
3 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.84%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (4.84%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Remedy
3 4 (6.45%) HP
3 4 (6.45%) Citrix
3 4 (6.45%) BMC
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 3 (4.84%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Casewise
5 1 (1.61%) Twitter
5 1 (1.61%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.61%) OpenText
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
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