The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 28 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 23 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.00% 7.08% 5.48%
As % of the Applications category 28.57% 43.40% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 17
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.75% -22.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £415 £432
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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 Swindon region.

Applications Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 14.00% 16.31% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 45 44
Average daily rate £395 £315 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -5.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £157 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £449 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 1
Average hourly rate £22.69 £13.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.07% +58.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Swindon region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Swindon region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) MS Office
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) Windows
5 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (23.33%) VB
6 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 6 (20.00%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) VBScript
6 6 (20.00%) Change Management
7 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 5 (16.67%) SLA
7 5 (16.67%) C#
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
8 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
8 4 (13.33%) SAP
8 4 (13.33%) ITIL
8 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 4 (13.33%) Web Services
8 4 (13.33%) XML
8 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 2 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.33%) CMS
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.33%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 4 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HR
1 2 (6.67%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wireless
1 1 (3.33%) ATM
1 1 (3.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
4 1 (3.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (10.00%) Hudson
2 3 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (3.33%) Selenium
3 1 (3.33%) MSI
3 1 (3.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.33%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Administrator
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.67%) MI Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Project Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Research Manager
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (23.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.00%) LINQ
3 3 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (3.33%) HTML5
4 1 (3.33%) CSS3
4 1 (3.33%) LAMP
4 1 (3.33%) jQuery
4 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) ITIL
3 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (13.33%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Line Management
5 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.67%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) VB
2 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) VBScript
3 5 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCITP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (10.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (6.67%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) SAP
2 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
3 3 (10.00%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (3.33%) Unisys
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Remedy
5 1 (3.33%) Adobe
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
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