The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank 65 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.60% 0.36% -
As % of the Applications category 6.45% 3.33% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£338 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £275 £248
% change year-on-year
+0.90% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-17.85% +3.70%
Spreadsheet
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 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.35% 10.66% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 33 44
Average daily rate £275 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
Average hourly rate £9.00 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South Wales region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South Wales region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 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 -11 3 £338 +3.84%
Newport - 1 - -
Spreadsheet
Wales

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) DTS
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (50.00%) DTS
1 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ETL
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cognos
1 2 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft