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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 17 24
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 46 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.23% 7.74% 4.86%
As % of the Applications category 55.70% 51.11% 46.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £164 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £455 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.56 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.35 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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
79 90 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.19% 15.15% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 55 32
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £191 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £10.63 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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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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 -5 36 £325 -2.98% 13
North Wales -2 1 - -
West Wales -6 1 - -
MS Excel
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 76 (72.38%) Microsoft
2 43 (40.95%) MS Office
3 35 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (32.38%) Finance
5 32 (30.48%) Project Management
6 28 (26.67%) Windows
7 25 (23.81%) MS Project
8 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 19 (18.10%) Windows 7
10 17 (16.19%) SQL
10 17 (16.19%) .NET
11 16 (15.24%) MS Visio
11 16 (15.24%) SAN
11 16 (15.24%) Business Analysis
12 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 14 (13.33%) UML
13 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
14 13 (12.38%) Office 365
14 13 (12.38%) CCA
14 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (11.43%) Migration
15 12 (11.43%) AS400
15 12 (11.43%) ITIL
15 12 (11.43%) CRM
15 12 (11.43%) Banking
15 12 (11.43%) VMware
15 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (10.48%) Data Protection
17 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.62%) IIS
3 7 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.71%) CMS
4 6 (5.71%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (4.76%) Lync
5 5 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.86%) SAS
7 1 (0.95%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 43 (40.95%) MS Office
2 35 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (23.81%) MS Project
4 16 (15.24%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.90%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.95%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.95%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.95%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.38%) Office 365
2 12 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.24%) SAN
2 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.52%) VPN
3 9 (8.57%) DNS
3 9 (8.57%) DHCP
4 7 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (1.90%) VoIP
5 2 (1.90%) Intranet
6 1 (0.95%) WAN
6 1 (0.95%) ADSL
6 1 (0.95%) L2TP
6 1 (0.95%) Firewall
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.95%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (0.95%) Network Security
6 1 (0.95%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.81%) Star Schema
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.86%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.86%) OLAP
5 3 (2.86%) MS Access
5 3 (2.86%) DataStage
6 2 (1.90%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (0.95%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) TestDirector
2 6 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.81%) Subversion
3 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.95%) Toad
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.95%) MSI
4 1 (0.95%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.95%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.95%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 34 (32.38%) Finance
2 12 (11.43%) Banking
3 6 (5.71%) Legal
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.90%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.90%) Local Government
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
6 1 (0.95%) French Language
6 1 (0.95%) German Language
6 1 (0.95%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (40.95%) Analyst
2 24 (22.86%) Business Analyst
3 11 (10.48%) Project Manager
4 6 (5.71%) Developer
4 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
4 6 (5.71%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (4.76%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 4 (3.81%) Change Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Test Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Data Analyst
6 4 (3.81%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (2.86%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) .NET Developer
7 3 (2.86%) Support Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Project Planner
7 3 (2.86%) Architect
7 3 (2.86%) Web Analyst
7 3 (2.86%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (16.19%) .NET
2 8 (7.62%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.67%) J2EE
4 3 (2.86%) MDX
4 3 (2.86%) Apache FOP
4 3 (2.86%) WCF
4 3 (2.86%) WPF
4 3 (2.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (2.86%) REST
4 3 (2.86%) SOAP
4 3 (2.86%) Web Services
4 3 (2.86%) XML
4 3 (2.86%) XSD
4 3 (2.86%) XSLT
4 3 (2.86%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.86%) Java SE
5 1 (0.95%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) AS400
2 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) GIS
4 3 (2.86%) Data Extraction
4 3 (2.86%) Social Media
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Clustering
5 1 (0.95%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.67%) Windows
2 19 (18.10%) Windows 7
3 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.76%) UNIX
5 4 (3.81%) Windows 8
6 3 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Project Management
2 16 (15.24%) Business Analysis
3 14 (13.33%) UML
4 12 (11.43%) ITIL
4 12 (11.43%) CRM
4 12 (11.43%) Migration
5 11 (10.48%) Data Protection
6 10 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 8 (7.62%) OO
8 7 (6.67%) SOA
8 7 (6.67%) Scrum
8 7 (6.67%) TDD
8 7 (6.67%) Content Management
8 7 (6.67%) Project Planning
9 6 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (4.76%) Change Management
10 5 (4.76%) Use Case
10 5 (4.76%) Release Management
10 5 (4.76%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.76%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.19%) SQL
2 14 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 8 (7.62%) C#
4 6 (5.71%) VB
5 5 (4.76%) VBScript
6 4 (3.81%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.86%) Java
8 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.38%) CCA
2 13 (12.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 9 (8.57%) Degree
5 8 (7.62%) MCITP
5 8 (7.62%) MCSE
5 8 (7.62%) ISEB
6 7 (6.67%) MCTS
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
8 4 (3.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (2.86%) MCSD
10 2 (1.90%) MAPM
10 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.90%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.95%) MCSA
11 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.95%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 5 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.90%) P3O
4 1 (0.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.95%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.67%) XenDesktop
3 7 (6.67%) vSphere
4 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
5 5 (4.76%) XenServer
5 5 (4.76%) vCloud
6 3 (2.86%) MetaFrame
7 2 (1.90%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.95%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.95%) XenApp
8 1 (0.95%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) Windows Intune
2 7 (6.67%) SCDPM
2 7 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (4.76%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 4 (3.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (3.81%) SCCM
5 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.95%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 76 (72.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.43%) VMware
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle
4 9 (8.57%) HP
4 9 (8.57%) Citrix
5 7 (6.67%) McAfee
5 7 (6.67%) SAP
6 6 (5.71%) Remedy
6 6 (5.71%) Sitecore
7 5 (4.76%) Symantec
8 4 (3.81%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) Cisco
10 2 (1.90%) Dell
10 2 (1.90%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.90%) Mitel
10 2 (1.90%) ProCurve
10 2 (1.90%) Planview
11 1 (0.95%) LANDesk
11 1 (0.95%) Northgate
11 1 (0.95%) Capita
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