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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 4.49% 7.89% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 26.98% 41.89% 38.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 19
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.72% -1.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £184 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £421 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-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
63 74 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.62% 18.83% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 60 49
Average daily rate £320 £321 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.38% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £183 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £451 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.25 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 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 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) Windows
3 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
3 12 (34.29%) Finance
4 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
4 11 (31.43%) MS Office
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 8 (22.86%) .NET
6 8 (22.86%) Banking
7 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
8 6 (17.14%) SLA
8 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
8 6 (17.14%) C#
8 6 (17.14%) XML
9 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (14.29%) SAN
9 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
9 5 (14.29%) ETL
9 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.71%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.43%) MS Project
4 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR
1 1 (2.86%) SAP HR-PA
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) ATM
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.57%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.86%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Hudson
2 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (8.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Developer
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) DBA
2 5 (14.29%) Senior DBA
3 4 (11.43%) Applications Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Data Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Project Administrator
5 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Research Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Wintel Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) XSLT
5 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) LINQ
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Sass
6 2 (5.71%) Ajax
6 2 (5.71%) Flash
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (5.71%) CSS
7 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) W3C
4 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.86%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Improvement
2 5 (14.29%) Database Security
2 5 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (14.29%) ETL
3 4 (11.43%) Project Management
3 4 (11.43%) Change Management
4 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 3 (8.57%) Unit Testing
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.71%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (5.71%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (5.71%) Web Usability
5 2 (5.71%) Line Management
5 2 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
5 2 (5.71%) Analytics
5 2 (5.71%) User Stories
5 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (28.57%) SQL
2 6 (17.14%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) VB.NET
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) VBScript
4 4 (11.43%) VB
5 3 (8.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.71%) ActionScript
6 2 (5.71%) VBA
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) ISEB
1 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (8.57%) ISO 9001
3 2 (5.71%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
3 2 (5.71%) SAP
3 2 (5.71%) Apple
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee
3 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.86%) Remedy
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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