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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.18% 3.06% 6.48%
As % of the Applications category 39.02% 22.41% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 18
Average daily rate £400 £233 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.04% -41.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £121 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £20.16 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
MS Excel
Wiltshire

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
41 58 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.70% 13.65% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 38 42
Average daily rate £443 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.25 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.27% -11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £15.75 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £122.50 £23.22 £38.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 12 February 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 19 (40.43%) Finance
3 17 (36.17%) MS Office
4 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
5 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
6 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
7 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
7 9 (19.15%) VBA
7 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
8 7 (14.89%) MS Access
8 7 (14.89%) Big Data
9 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
9 6 (12.77%) Logical Data Model
9 6 (12.77%) Physical Data Model
9 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
9 6 (12.77%) Project Management
9 6 (12.77%) ISEB
9 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
9 6 (12.77%) SQL
9 6 (12.77%) Degree
9 6 (12.77%) Lean Six Sigma
9 6 (12.77%) Time Management
9 6 (12.77%) BPMN
9 6 (12.77%) Smart Meter
10 5 (10.64%) SAP
10 5 (10.64%) XML
10 5 (10.64%) UML
10 5 (10.64%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 4 (8.51%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.51%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 17 (36.17%) MS Office
2 12 (25.53%) MS PowerPoint
2 12 (25.53%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.38%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BASE24
1 1 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.13%) ATM
1 1 (2.13%) DNS
1 1 (2.13%) Ethernet
1 1 (2.13%) Firewall
1 1 (2.13%) VPN
1 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Big Data
2 7 (14.89%) MS Access
3 3 (6.38%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.26%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (4.26%) QlikView
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) DataStage
5 1 (2.13%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (2.13%) QualityStage
5 1 (2.13%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (40.43%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Legal
3 1 (2.13%) Law
3 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Developer
3 7 (14.89%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Data Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.77%) VBA Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Rollout Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Rollout Project Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Systems Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Office 365 Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Office Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration Lead
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.26%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) XML
2 4 (8.51%) RESTful
2 4 (8.51%) Spring
3 1 (2.13%) .NET
3 1 (2.13%) Ajax
3 1 (2.13%) CSS
3 1 (2.13%) HTML
3 1 (2.13%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.89%) Mathematics
3 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 6 (12.77%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.13%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Data Modelling
2 9 (19.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (12.77%) BPMN
3 6 (12.77%) Lean Six Sigma
3 6 (12.77%) Logical Data Model
3 6 (12.77%) Physical Data Model
3 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
3 6 (12.77%) Project Management
3 6 (12.77%) Six Sigma
3 6 (12.77%) Time Management
4 5 (10.64%) CRM
4 5 (10.64%) UML
5 4 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.51%) ETL
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.51%) OO
5 4 (8.51%) OOD
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) VBA
2 6 (12.77%) SQL
3 4 (8.51%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
1 6 (12.77%) ISEB
2 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) SCCM
1 2 (4.26%) SCOM
2 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (44.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) SAP
3 3 (6.38%) Oracle
4 2 (4.26%) IBM
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Informatica
5 1 (2.13%) Tableau
5 1 (2.13%) Teradata