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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 25 19
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 22 22 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 7.07% 5.24% 7.48%
As % of the Applications category 43.14% 27.85% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £318 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.07% -0.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £409 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.19 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
51 79 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 16.40% 18.81% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 69 53
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £171 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £451 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £20.19 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 £13.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 May 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 22 May 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 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 16 (43.24%) Windows
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 12 (32.43%) MS Office
5 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
6 10 (27.03%) Finance
7 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
7 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
8 8 (21.62%) VBScript
8 8 (21.62%) VB
8 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
8 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
9 7 (18.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 7 (18.92%) McAfee
9 7 (18.92%) Banking
9 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (16.22%) VMware
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
11 5 (13.51%) Project Management
11 5 (13.51%) ETL
11 5 (13.51%) SAN
11 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (13.51%) MS Project
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 11 (29.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
3 2 (5.41%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.41%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Office
2 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.51%) MS Project
4 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Internet
2 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Back Office
4 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) DBA
2 5 (13.51%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Senior DBA
3 4 (10.81%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.11%) Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Web Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Coordinator
5 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
1 3 (8.11%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) Sass
2 2 (5.41%) jQuery
2 2 (5.41%) Ajax
2 2 (5.41%) Flash
2 2 (5.41%) HTML
2 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.41%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) W3C
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.70%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.51%) Project Management
1 5 (13.51%) ETL
1 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
1 5 (13.51%) Performance Improvement
1 5 (13.51%) Database Security
1 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (13.51%) Release Management
2 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (8.11%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.41%) Portfolio Management
3 2 (5.41%) Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) User Stories
3 2 (5.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
3 2 (5.41%) Web Usability
3 2 (5.41%) Web Development
3 2 (5.41%) Web Analytics
3 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.41%) Content Management
3 2 (5.41%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
2 8 (21.62%) VBScript
2 8 (21.62%) VB
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) ActionScript
4 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.70%) VB6
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (13.51%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) McAfee
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) Business Objects
5 2 (5.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.41%) Apple
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle
6 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow