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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 33 8 21
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 31 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 2.84% 10.80% 4.77%
As % of the Applications category 27.08% 48.44% 51.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 12
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£345 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £200 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £440 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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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
48 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 10.48% 22.30% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 28
Average daily rate £345 £400 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Average hourly rate £13.60 £17.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.31% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -6.45%

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 21 October 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Swindon

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) Finance
3 10 (37.04%) MS Office
4 8 (29.63%) Windows
5 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (22.22%) Change Management
6 6 (22.22%) Banking
6 6 (22.22%) .NET
6 6 (22.22%) SQL
6 6 (22.22%) VB
7 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
8 4 (14.81%) VMware
8 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
8 4 (14.81%) VBScript
8 4 (14.81%) C#
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
8 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (11.11%) SAP
9 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
9 3 (11.11%) VBA
9 3 (11.11%) SLA
9 3 (11.11%) ITIL
9 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
9 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (11.11%) Project Management
9 3 (11.11%) Active Directory

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (7.41%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.70%) SAP HR-PA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.70%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.70%) EDMS
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.70%) MSI
2 1 (3.70%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.70%) AdminStudio
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hudson
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Local Government
4 1 (3.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Content Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Project Delivery Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Consultant
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.70%) Software Packaging
4 1 (3.70%) WCF
4 1 (3.70%) LINQ
4 1 (3.70%) jQuery
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (3.70%) XSLT
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.41%) Information Security
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
4 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.70%) Stress Testing
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
1 6 (22.22%) VB
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
2 4 (14.81%) VBScript
2 4 (14.81%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) VB.NET
3 3 (11.11%) VBA
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.70%) MCITP
3 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
3 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 3 (11.11%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Computacenter
3 3 (11.11%) McAfee
3 3 (11.11%) SAP
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Adobe
5 1 (3.70%) EMC
5 1 (3.70%) Unisys
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
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