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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 22 21 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 62 49 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.72% 7.11% 5.75%
As % of the Applications category 72.09% 55.06% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 31 14
Average daily rate £300 £320 £207
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +54.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £26.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -58.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
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
86 89 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.48% 12.92% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 46
Average daily rate £313 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £423 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £319 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.96% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £11.88 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.95% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.88 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £13.68 £96.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Wales region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 60 £300 -6.25% 18
North Wales - 1 £252 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.21%) MS Office
3 36 (37.11%) ITIL
4 34 (35.05%) MS Visio
5 21 (21.65%) SQL
6 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
6 20 (20.62%) XML
7 19 (19.59%) Migration
7 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
8 18 (18.56%) Project Management
9 17 (17.53%) Validation
9 17 (17.53%) Oracle
10 16 (16.49%) Windows
10 16 (16.49%) Finance
10 16 (16.49%) Internet
11 15 (15.46%) Cisco
11 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 14 (14.43%) MS Project
12 14 (14.43%) Firewall
13 13 (13.40%) Linux
13 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
13 13 (13.40%) SLA
13 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
14 12 (12.37%) Software Testing
14 12 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
14 12 (12.37%) VMware
14 12 (12.37%) HTML
15 11 (11.34%) Tivoli

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 9 (9.28%) IIS
2 8 (8.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.09%) Apache
4 3 (3.09%) Confluence
4 3 (3.09%) FileNet
4 3 (3.09%) JBoss
4 3 (3.09%) LiveCycle
4 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.09%) SAS
4 3 (3.09%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.06%) CMS
5 2 (2.06%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 39 (40.21%) MS Office
2 34 (35.05%) MS Visio
3 14 (14.43%) MS Project
4 12 (12.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.03%) AutoCAD
5 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.06%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (1.03%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.49%) Internet
2 14 (14.43%) Firewall
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.12%) VPN
5 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
5 3 (3.09%) Skype
5 3 (3.09%) SSH
5 3 (3.09%) Wireshark
6 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 1 (1.03%) ADSL
7 1 (1.03%) DHCP
7 1 (1.03%) DNS
7 1 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.03%) SAN
7 1 (1.03%) VoIP
7 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (20.62%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (9.28%) Oracle Database
6 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (4.12%) Power BI
7 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.09%) Data Mining
8 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.09%) MySQL
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.06%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.03%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.03%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Subversion
2 6 (6.19%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.19%) JIRA
2 6 (6.19%) JUnit
2 6 (6.19%) Maven
3 3 (3.09%) Ant
3 3 (3.09%) DbUnit
3 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.09%) Hudson
3 3 (3.09%) IntelliJ
3 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.09%) QAComplete
3 3 (3.09%) Selenium
3 3 (3.09%) Spock
3 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 4 (4.12%) Retail
3 3 (3.09%) Aerospace
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Military
4 1 (1.03%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (39.18%) Analyst
2 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.37%) Business Analyst
4 11 (11.34%) Test Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Lead Test Analyst
6 8 (8.25%) DBA
7 7 (7.22%) Network Support
8 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.19%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) Developer
9 5 (5.15%) Lead Business Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Report Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) SQL DBA
10 4 (4.12%) Administrator
10 4 (4.12%) Network Support Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.62%) XML
2 12 (12.37%) HTML
3 6 (6.19%) Java EE
4 4 (4.12%) .NET
4 4 (4.12%) jQuery
4 4 (4.12%) SOAP
4 4 (4.12%) Web Services
5 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.09%) Dojo
5 3 (3.09%) Hibernate
5 3 (3.09%) Java SE
5 3 (3.09%) JPA
5 3 (3.09%) JRules
5 3 (3.09%) JSF
5 3 (3.09%) LAMP
5 3 (3.09%) REST
5 3 (3.09%) SAML
5 3 (3.09%) Spring
5 3 (3.09%) XSD
6 2 (2.06%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.34%) NHS
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.19%) Replication
4 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.09%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.09%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.06%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.06%) LIMS
6 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.03%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 13 (13.40%) Linux
3 10 (10.31%) AIX
4 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.12%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (3.09%) Unix
6 3 (3.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.03%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.11%) ITIL
2 19 (19.59%) Migration
3 18 (18.56%) Project Management
4 17 (17.53%) Validation
5 13 (13.40%) ITIL V3
5 13 (13.40%) PRINCE2
6 12 (12.37%) Software Testing
7 11 (11.34%) Workflow
8 10 (10.31%) Logistics
8 10 (10.31%) Test Management
9 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.28%) Service Management
10 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (8.25%) Business Analysis
10 8 (8.25%) Incident Management
10 8 (8.25%) ITSM
10 8 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (8.25%) Test Scripting
11 7 (7.22%) Functional Testing
11 7 (7.22%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) Java
3 5 (5.15%) C
3 5 (5.15%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.12%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Perl
5 3 (3.09%) PHP
5 3 (3.09%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.09%) Python
5 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.06%) C#
7 1 (1.03%) VBA
7 1 (1.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (19.59%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.40%) SC Cleared
3 11 (11.34%) CCNA
3 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (11.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.25%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (5.15%) Degree
6 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.12%) MCSA
7 4 (4.12%) MCSE
8 3 (3.09%) BC Cleared
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.06%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (2.06%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (1.03%) BICSI Certification
10 1 (1.03%) BICSI RCDD
10 1 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (13.40%) SLA
2 10 (10.31%) HL7
3 7 (7.22%) QA
4 6 (6.19%) Data Quality
5 4 (4.12%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) HP Data Protector
1 11 (11.34%) Tivoli
1 11 (11.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (3.09%) Ansible
2 3 (3.09%) yum
Vendors
1 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 17 (17.53%) Oracle
3 15 (15.46%) Cisco
4 12 (12.37%) VMware
5 11 (11.34%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Citrix
7 5 (5.15%) Remedy
8 3 (3.09%) Adobe
8 3 (3.09%) BMC
8 3 (3.09%) ILOG
8 3 (3.09%) Informatica
8 3 (3.09%) Kofax
8 3 (3.09%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.09%) Splunk
8 3 (3.09%) Teradata
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
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