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 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 64 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.70% - 0.80%
As % of the Applications category 7.41% - 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £15.70
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -20.38%
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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
54 86 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 9.49% 21.03% 13.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 49 25
Average daily rate £280 £269 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.18% -28.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £175 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.60 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.50 £12.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £16.16 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Spreadsheet across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) DTS
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Transformer
2 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Powerplay
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) DTS
1 4 (80.00%) Star Schema
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Report Studio
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos Transformer
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Business Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Business Objects
1 4 (80.00%) Cognos
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft