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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 42 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.53% 11.51% 6.55%
As % of the Applications category 18.97% 56.76% 54.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 29 14
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£333 £365 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.90% -1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £442 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% +22.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.39 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -6.25%
MS Excel
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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
58 74 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 13.33% 20.27% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 51 27
Average daily rate £413 £371 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +9.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 2
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.39% -26.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 22 August 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 19 (57.58%) Finance
3 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 10 (30.30%) MS Office
3 10 (30.30%) Windows
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
4 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
4 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
4 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.21%) Change Management
4 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
5 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
5 6 (18.18%) VB
6 5 (15.15%) VBA
6 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.12%) VMware
7 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
7 4 (12.12%) VBScript
7 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) MS Project
8 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.09%) SAP
8 3 (9.09%) C#
8 3 (9.09%) HTML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) SAS
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) CMS
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Project
4 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
4 1 (3.03%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LDAP
1 1 (3.03%) Intranet
1 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) QlikView
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.06%) MS Access
2 2 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.06%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) OLAP
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) Ant
2 1 (3.03%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) MSI
2 1 (3.03%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.03%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.03%) Maven
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 19 (57.58%) Finance
2 10 (30.30%) Banking
3 7 (21.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Local Government
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Publishing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (36.36%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Developer
3 5 (15.15%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Report Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Web Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
6 2 (6.06%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Project Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Graduate
7 1 (3.03%) .NET Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Data Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) jQuery
3 2 (6.06%) MDX
3 2 (6.06%) CSS3
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.03%) WSDL
4 1 (3.03%) XML Schema
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) JSF
4 1 (3.03%) LAMP
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.03%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
1 1 (3.03%) EPoS
1 1 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.03%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows XP
2 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
3 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
5 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Stakeholder Management
1 7 (21.21%) Change Management
2 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.09%) Service Management
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Stress Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
4 2 (6.06%) System Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.06%) Scrum
4 2 (6.06%) Project Management
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.21%) SQL
2 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 6 (18.18%) VB
3 5 (15.15%) VBA
4 4 (12.12%) VBScript
5 3 (9.09%) C#
6 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.03%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
1 2 (6.06%) Basel II
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.03%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
3 3 (9.09%) SAP
3 3 (9.09%) McAfee
3 3 (9.09%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) Unisys
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
5 1 (3.03%) Apple
5 1 (3.03%) Sitecore
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