The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 16 37
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 46 41 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.37% 7.17% 1.82%
As % of the Applications category 51.11% 42.27% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 19 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £310 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £152 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £58.34 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.14% +316.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
- -6.29%
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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 Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
90 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.47% 16.96% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 56 27
Average daily rate £303 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.01% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £100.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales 0 38 £350 +30.23% 24
West Wales -9 4 £326 +5.24% 3
Mid Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - - - - 3
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.12%) MS Office
3 22 (26.83%) ITIL
4 21 (25.61%) Windows
4 21 (25.61%) Finance
5 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
6 18 (21.95%) SQL
7 16 (19.51%) Migration
8 13 (15.85%) Validation
8 13 (15.85%) CRM
9 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
9 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
9 12 (14.63%) Project Management
10 11 (13.41%) Data Modelling
10 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.41%) Data Migration
10 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
10 11 (13.41%) Office 365
11 10 (12.20%) Lync
11 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
11 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.98%) Analytics
12 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
12 9 (10.98%) MS Project
12 9 (10.98%) XML
13 8 (9.76%) Workflow
13 8 (9.76%) .NET
13 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
14 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.54%) Knowledge Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 (14.63%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.20%) Lync
3 3 (3.66%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.66%) SAS
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
4 2 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 37 (45.12%) MS Office
2 10 (12.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (10.98%) MS Project
4 8 (9.76%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.22%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.41%) Office 365
2 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.88%) Internet
1 4 (4.88%) DNS
2 2 (2.44%) Intranet
2 2 (2.44%) DHCP
2 2 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.44%) VPN
3 1 (1.22%) RIP
3 1 (1.22%) ADSL
3 1 (1.22%) LAN
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
3 1 (1.22%) WAN
3 1 (1.22%) OSPF
3 1 (1.22%) BGP
3 1 (1.22%) Firewall
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.88%) QlikView
2 4 (4.88%) SAP BW
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.44%) Firebird
3 2 (2.44%) MS Access
4 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.22%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) Subversion
3 2 (2.44%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Banking
2 5 (6.10%) Retail
2 5 (6.10%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.66%) Marketing
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Publishing
5 2 (2.44%) Back Office
6 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Analyst
2 14 (17.07%) Data Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Business Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Service Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.54%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) CRM Analyst
6 6 (7.32%) Knowledge Analyst
7 5 (6.10%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.10%) Project Coordinator
8 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.88%) Consultant
8 4 (4.88%) QlikView Consultant
9 3 (3.66%) IT Support
9 3 (3.66%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (3.66%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.66%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.98%) XML
2 8 (9.76%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
3 4 (4.88%) HTML
4 3 (3.66%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) CSS
4 3 (3.66%) Ajax
4 3 (3.66%) jQuery
5 2 (2.44%) HTML5
5 2 (2.44%) J2EE
5 2 (2.44%) CSS3
6 1 (1.22%) SOAP
6 1 (1.22%) VXML
6 1 (1.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) RESTful
6 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (1.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.66%) AS400
2 3 (3.66%) Credit Risk
3 2 (2.44%) Data Integration
3 2 (2.44%) NHS
3 2 (2.44%) GIS
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) IVR
4 1 (1.22%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Windows
2 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.22%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) ITIL
2 16 (19.51%) Migration
3 13 (15.85%) Validation
3 13 (15.85%) CRM
4 12 (14.63%) Project Management
5 11 (13.41%) Data Modelling
5 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (13.41%) Data Migration
6 9 (10.98%) Analytics
7 8 (9.76%) Workflow
8 7 (8.54%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.32%) Service Management
9 6 (7.32%) ITSM
9 6 (7.32%) ETL
9 6 (7.32%) ITIL V3
10 5 (6.10%) Business Analysis
10 5 (6.10%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.10%) Problem Management
10 5 (6.10%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (6.10%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 5 (6.10%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) C++
4 3 (3.66%) Java
4 3 (3.66%) VBA
5 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.22%) VB
6 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (4.88%) MCTS
5 3 (3.66%) MCPD
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.66%) MCAD
5 3 (3.66%) MCSD
6 2 (2.44%) MCSE
6 2 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (2.44%) ISEB
6 2 (2.44%) CCA
7 1 (1.22%) CISSP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNP
7 1 (1.22%) CCNA
7 1 (1.22%) CISA
7 1 (1.22%) CCSE
7 1 (1.22%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.88%) GxP
1 4 (4.88%) SLA
1 4 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) COSO
2 1 (1.22%) P3O
2 1 (1.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.22%) Windows Intune
2 1 (1.22%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.22%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
2 6 (7.32%) SAP
3 5 (6.10%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.88%) Citrix
4 4 (4.88%) Casewise
5 3 (3.66%) Cisco
6 2 (2.44%) IBM
6 2 (2.44%) Progress
6 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.44%) McAfee
7 1 (1.22%) Websense
7 1 (1.22%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.22%) Avaya
7 1 (1.22%) Juniper
7 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.22%) Aruba
7 1 (1.22%) F5
Newport, Gwent
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £480 - £520 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Carmarthen, Dyfed
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Carmarthenshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £250 - £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Rate: £36,132 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago