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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 37 7
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 9 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.89% 2.05% 11.70%
As % of the Applications category 35.29% 16.67% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 28
Average daily rate
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£335 £340 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £208 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £499 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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
68 54 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.85% 12.33% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 48 49
Average daily rate £375 £413 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.20% +13.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +57.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 2015, 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 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.78%) Windows
3 13 (28.26%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) MS Office
3 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
3 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
4 12 (26.09%) Finance
5 11 (23.91%) VMware
5 11 (23.91%) VMware Workstation
5 11 (23.91%) McAfee
5 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
5 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
6 10 (21.74%) VBScript
6 10 (21.74%) VB
6 10 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (15.22%) Migration
7 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
7 7 (15.22%) SCCM
8 6 (13.04%) Project Management
9 5 (10.87%) .NET
9 5 (10.87%) MS Project
9 5 (10.87%) C#
9 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.87%) Release Management
9 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (8.70%) Analytics
10 4 (8.70%) SAP
10 4 (8.70%) ITIL
10 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) CMS
1 2 (4.35%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) MS Office
2 5 (10.87%) MS Project
3 4 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) Wireless
2 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) SMTP
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.35%) QlikView
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (4.35%) MS Access
3 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.17%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Publishing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.39%) Analyst
2 7 (15.22%) Developer
2 7 (15.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Rollout Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Consultant
5 3 (6.52%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.52%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 2 (4.35%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (4.35%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
1 5 (10.87%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) Classic ASP
2 3 (6.52%) RESTful
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.35%) HTML
3 2 (4.35%) Sass
3 2 (4.35%) Flash
3 2 (4.35%) Ajax
3 2 (4.35%) jQuery
3 2 (4.35%) CSS
3 2 (4.35%) XML
4 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.35%) W3C
3 2 (4.35%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) NHS
4 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows XP
3 11 (23.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.22%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) Project Management
3 5 (10.87%) Release Management
4 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Analytics
5 3 (6.52%) MVC
5 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
5 3 (6.52%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.52%) TDD
5 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.35%) Web Development
6 2 (4.35%) Content Management
6 2 (4.35%) Information Management
6 2 (4.35%) Web Analytics
6 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.35%) ETL
6 2 (4.35%) ERP
6 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
3 10 (21.74%) VBScript
3 10 (21.74%) VB
4 5 (10.87%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.35%) VBA
6 1 (2.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
1 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.17%) MCITP
2 1 (2.17%) MCP
2 1 (2.17%) MCSE
2 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (28.26%) Active Directory
2 11 (23.91%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (15.22%) SCCM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) McAfee
2 11 (23.91%) VMware
3 4 (8.70%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) Apple
4 2 (4.35%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.35%) Tableau
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) Veeam
5 1 (2.17%) Symantec
5 1 (2.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.17%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.17%) Websense
5 1 (2.17%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.17%) OpenText
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) Cognos
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