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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 31 7
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -24
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 13 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 5.70% 3.16% 11.06%
As % of the Applications category 33.80% 17.57% 48.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 30
Average daily rate
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£306 £375 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £205 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £444 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +48.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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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
71 74 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.86% 17.96% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 64 61
Average daily rate £375 £394 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +48.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £20.06 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £39.00 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (46.00%) Windows
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
5 13 (26.00%) McAfee
5 13 (26.00%) MS Office
5 13 (26.00%) VMware
5 13 (26.00%) VMware Workstation
5 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
6 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
6 12 (24.00%) VBScript
6 12 (24.00%) VB
6 12 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) Finance
9 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (14.00%) Project Management
10 7 (14.00%) Banking
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.00%) SCCM
11 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (12.00%) MS Project
12 5 (10.00%) .NET
12 5 (10.00%) C#
12 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
12 5 (10.00%) SAN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 6 (12.00%) MS Project
3 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.00%) SAN
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) Wireless
3 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) SMTP
3 1 (2.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (20.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Retail
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Developer
4 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) DBA
4 5 (10.00%) Senior DBA
4 5 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (6.00%) RESTful
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (4.00%) HTML
3 2 (4.00%) Sass
3 2 (4.00%) Flash
3 2 (4.00%) Ajax
3 2 (4.00%) jQuery
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
3 2 (4.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Learning Management System
3 2 (4.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (14.00%) Project Management
2 5 (10.00%) ETL
2 5 (10.00%) Migration
2 5 (10.00%) Release Management
2 5 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (10.00%) Database Security
2 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 3 (6.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.00%) MVC
4 3 (6.00%) TDD
4 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (6.00%) Analytics
5 2 (4.00%) User Stories
5 2 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (4.00%) Dependency Management
5 2 (4.00%) Office Automation
5 2 (4.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 12 (24.00%) T-SQL
2 12 (24.00%) VBScript
2 12 (24.00%) VB
3 5 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) ActionScript
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.00%) Degree
1 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.00%) MCITP
2 1 (2.00%) MCP
2 1 (2.00%) MCSE
2 1 (2.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (14.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) SCOM
3 1 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (2.00%) MIMEsweeper
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) McAfee
2 13 (26.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Apple
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Veeam
5 1 (2.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.00%) Websense
5 1 (2.00%) Toshiba
5 1 (2.00%) OpenText
5 1 (2.00%) Symantec
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
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