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 4 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 19 34
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 57 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.31% 7.66% 2.89%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 55.88% 19.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 8
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£303 £315 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £105 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £14.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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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
55 102 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.19% 13.71% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 65 35
Average daily rate £325 £320 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +9.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £108 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 6
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.81% -13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £10.85 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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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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 -19 25 £299 -6.64% 9
West Wales +9 4 £388 +25.00% 1
North Wales - 1 - -
Mid Wales - 1 - -
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 34 (40.00%) MS Office
3 29 (34.12%) SQL
4 27 (31.76%) Windows
5 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
5 24 (28.24%) ITIL
6 19 (22.35%) Finance
7 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (18.82%) Migration
9 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
9 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
10 13 (15.29%) CRM
10 13 (15.29%) .NET
11 12 (14.12%) Oracle
11 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
11 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
12 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
12 11 (12.94%) C#
12 11 (12.94%) Validation
12 11 (12.94%) Project Management
12 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (10.59%) Office 365
13 9 (10.59%) Service Management
13 9 (10.59%) Lync
14 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
14 8 (9.41%) WCF
14 8 (9.41%) NHS
14 8 (9.41%) XML
14 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
14 8 (9.41%) Relational Database

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 14 (16.47%) SharePoint
2 9 (10.59%) Lync
3 5 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.71%) SAS
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.18%) IIS
6 1 (1.18%) CMS
6 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (40.00%) MS Office
2 7 (8.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (5.88%) MS Project
3 5 (5.88%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.18%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) Internet
1 4 (4.71%) DNS
2 3 (3.53%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Intranet
3 2 (2.35%) VoIP
4 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.18%) PABX
4 1 (1.18%) WAN
4 1 (1.18%) ADSL
4 1 (1.18%) LAN
4 1 (1.18%) DHCP
4 1 (1.18%) RIP
4 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.18%) OSPF
4 1 (1.18%) BGP
4 1 (1.18%) SAN
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (8.24%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.06%) RDBMS
5 4 (4.71%) QlikView
6 3 (3.53%) MS Access
6 3 (3.53%) SAP BW
6 3 (3.53%) Firebird
6 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.35%) MySQL
8 1 (1.18%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.18%) Base SAS
8 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.71%) Subversion
4 3 (3.53%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.18%) TestDirector
5 1 (1.18%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 4 (4.71%) Banking
2 4 (4.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.53%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
4 2 (2.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (47.06%) Analyst
2 15 (17.65%) Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Data Analyst
4 8 (9.41%) Business Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Software Developer
5 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.06%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Knowledge Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) CRM Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (4.71%) SQL Developer
8 4 (4.71%) IT Support
8 4 (4.71%) Administrator
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) .NET
2 8 (9.41%) .NET Framework
2 8 (9.41%) WCF
2 8 (9.41%) XML
2 8 (9.41%) Entity Framework
3 7 (8.24%) LINQ
4 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 5 (5.88%) WinForms
5 3 (3.53%) HTML
5 3 (3.53%) CSS
5 3 (3.53%) WPF
5 3 (3.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.35%) Ajax
6 2 (2.35%) HTML5
6 2 (2.35%) CSS3
7 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.18%) J2EE
7 1 (1.18%) SOAP
7 1 (1.18%) Web Services
7 1 (1.18%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.41%) NHS
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.35%) AS400
5 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.18%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.18%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.18%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.18%) Life Science
5 1 (1.18%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.18%) iPhone
5 1 (1.18%) Clustering
5 1 (1.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.76%) Windows
2 6 (7.06%) Windows 7
2 6 (7.06%) Linux
3 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
3 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.35%) AIX
5 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.24%) ITIL
2 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (18.82%) Migration
4 13 (15.29%) CRM
5 12 (14.12%) Data Migration
6 11 (12.94%) Data Modelling
6 11 (12.94%) Validation
6 11 (12.94%) Project Management
7 9 (10.59%) Service Management
8 7 (8.24%) OOP
8 7 (8.24%) ETL
8 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Automated Testing
8 7 (8.24%) Incident Management
9 6 (7.06%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (7.06%) Scrum
9 6 (7.06%) Data Cleansing
9 6 (7.06%) Problem Management
9 6 (7.06%) Workflow
9 6 (7.06%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.12%) SQL
2 11 (12.94%) C#
3 7 (8.24%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.06%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.88%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.53%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) Java
8 1 (1.18%) C++
8 1 (1.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.53%) MCAD
5 3 (3.53%) MCSD
5 3 (3.53%) CCNA
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.53%) MCPD
5 3 (3.53%) MCTS
6 2 (2.35%) ISEB
6 2 (2.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.18%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.18%) CCA
7 1 (1.18%) CISSP
7 1 (1.18%) CCNP
7 1 (1.18%) CISA
7 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.18%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) QA
2 4 (4.71%) GxP
3 1 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.18%) HL7
3 1 (1.18%) COBIT
3 1 (1.18%) COSO
3 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (14.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.18%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.53%) SCCM
2 2 (2.35%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.12%) Oracle
3 6 (7.06%) Cisco
3 6 (7.06%) SAP
4 4 (4.71%) Casewise
4 4 (4.71%) Citrix
4 4 (4.71%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.53%) HP
5 3 (3.53%) VMware
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.35%) IBM
6 2 (2.35%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.18%) Lumension
7 1 (1.18%) F5
7 1 (1.18%) Progress
7 1 (1.18%) McAfee
7 1 (1.18%) Websense
7 1 (1.18%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.18%) Avaya
7 1 (1.18%) Juniper
South Wales
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago