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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 28 41 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.49% 4.55% 6.47%
As % of the Applications category 40.58% 50.62% 61.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 35 24
Median daily rate £225 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £204 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £389 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £9.79 £16.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.82% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.16 £16.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £16.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -7.81%
MS Excel
UK

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
69 81 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.06% 8.98% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 57 37
Median daily rate £281 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £391 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 7
Median hourly rate £12.43 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.33 £9.00 £12.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £20.80 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Wales region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +5 25 £225 -18.18% 16
West Wales +3 1 - - 1
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 24 (46.15%) Windows
3 19 (36.54%) SQL
4 14 (26.92%) MS Office
5 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
6 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
7 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
8 7 (13.46%) Oracle
8 7 (13.46%) SCCM
9 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
9 6 (11.54%) MS Access
9 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
9 6 (11.54%) ITIL
9 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 6 (11.54%) Finance
10 5 (9.62%) UML
10 5 (9.62%) OO
10 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (9.62%) C++
10 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (9.62%) Human Factors
11 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.69%) WebFOCUS
11 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (5.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) IIS
2 2 (3.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.92%) Moodle
3 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (26.92%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (5.77%) MS Project
5 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.92%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Intranet
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 3 (5.77%) VPN
2 3 (5.77%) Wireless
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (3.85%) SAN
3 2 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.92%) Network Security
4 1 (1.92%) SSH
4 1 (1.92%) SSL
4 1 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.54%) MS Access
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.69%) WebFOCUS
5 3 (5.77%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.85%) Data Mining
6 2 (3.85%) GIS
6 2 (3.85%) MySQL
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Subversion
2 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.92%) IntelliJ
2 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.92%) JUnit
2 1 (1.92%) Maven
2 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.92%) Local Government
3 1 (1.92%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (30.77%) Analyst
2 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Data Analyst
4 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support
4 7 (13.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (13.46%) Rollout Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.77%) DBA
8 2 (3.85%) Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) XML
2 1 (1.92%) Java EE
2 1 (1.92%) LAMP
2 1 (1.92%) SAML
2 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.92%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 24 (46.15%) Windows
2 11 (21.15%) Windows 7
3 10 (19.23%) Windows Server
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.85%) Linux
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (11.54%) Business Transformation
1 6 (11.54%) ITIL
1 6 (11.54%) Software Engineering
2 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (9.62%) Human Factors
2 5 (9.62%) OO
2 5 (9.62%) UML
3 4 (7.69%) Business Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.77%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Migration
4 3 (5.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.85%) Data Flow Diagram
5 2 (3.85%) Data Modelling
5 2 (3.85%) Database Security
5 2 (3.85%) Information Security
5 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.85%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (1.92%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C++
2 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
3 4 (7.69%) VBA
4 3 (5.77%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.92%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Perl
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
4 2 (3.85%) MCITP
4 2 (3.85%) MCTS
5 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.92%) CISMP
5 1 (1.92%) CISSP
5 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) ISSAP
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
2 1 (1.92%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (13.46%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) Citrix
5 1 (1.92%) NetApp
5 1 (1.92%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
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