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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 22 23
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 40 61 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.17% 7.56% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 60.61% 55.96% 35.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 39 18
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £122 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
66 109 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.53% 13.51% 16.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 74 42
Average daily rate £325 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 7
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 £10.90 £10.85 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £10.85 £22.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 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 22 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 -13 33 £300 -7.69% 15
West Wales - 4 £380 -
North Wales - 1 - -
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 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 57 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 31 (36.90%) SQL
2 31 (36.90%) MS Office
3 28 (33.33%) Windows
4 25 (29.76%) ITIL
5 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
6 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (20.24%) Finance
8 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
9 15 (17.86%) Migration
10 14 (16.67%) .NET
11 13 (15.48%) Project Management
12 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
12 12 (14.29%) Oracle
13 11 (13.10%) C#
13 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
13 11 (13.10%) Validation
13 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
14 10 (11.90%) CRM
14 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (10.71%) NHS
15 9 (10.71%) Service Management
15 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
16 8 (9.52%) Degree
16 8 (9.52%) WCF
16 8 (9.52%) XML
16 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
16 8 (9.52%) MS Project
16 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
16 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 6 (7.14%) Lync
3 3 (3.57%) SAS
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
5 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.19%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (36.90%) MS Office
2 8 (9.52%) MS Project
3 7 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Internet
1 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 2 (2.38%) Intranet
3 2 (2.38%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (1.19%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (1.19%) PABX
4 1 (1.19%) WAN
4 1 (1.19%) DHCP
4 1 (1.19%) RIP
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.19%) ADSL
4 1 (1.19%) LAN
4 1 (1.19%) SAN
4 1 (1.19%) OSPF
4 1 (1.19%) BGP
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.19%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (7.14%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.76%) QlikView
4 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.57%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) SAP BW
5 3 (3.57%) Firebird
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
7 1 (1.19%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.19%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (4.76%) Subversion
5 3 (3.57%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.19%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.19%) TestDirector
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.57%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 2 (2.38%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (44.05%) Analyst
2 15 (17.86%) Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 8 (9.52%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) IT Support
6 5 (5.95%) Knowledge Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (5.95%) Support Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (4.76%) SQL Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Consultant
7 4 (4.76%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) QlikView Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 8 (9.52%) WCF
3 8 (9.52%) XML
3 8 (9.52%) Entity Framework
4 7 (8.33%) LINQ
5 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
5 5 (5.95%) WinForms
6 4 (4.76%) HTML
6 4 (4.76%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) WPF
7 3 (3.57%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) CSS3
8 2 (2.38%) HTML5
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.19%) RESTful
9 1 (1.19%) J2EE
9 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (10.71%) NHS
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) AS400
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Clustering
5 1 (1.19%) IVR
5 1 (1.19%) Human Factors
5 1 (1.19%) Life Science
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (33.33%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Linux
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) UNIX
5 2 (2.38%) AIX
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (29.76%) ITIL
2 22 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (17.86%) Migration
4 13 (15.48%) Project Management
5 11 (13.10%) Validation
5 11 (13.10%) Data Migration
6 10 (11.90%) CRM
7 9 (10.71%) Service Management
8 8 (9.52%) Data Modelling
9 7 (8.33%) OOP
9 7 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 7 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.14%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
10 6 (7.14%) Problem Management
10 6 (7.14%) Workflow
10 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 31 (36.90%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) C#
3 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (1.19%) Java
7 1 (1.19%) C++
7 1 (1.19%) C
7 1 (1.19%) VBA
7 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) ISEB
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.57%) MCAD
4 3 (3.57%) MCSD
4 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.57%) MCTS
4 3 (3.57%) MCPD
5 2 (2.38%) CCNA
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) APMG
6 1 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.19%) CCNP
6 1 (1.19%) CCA
6 1 (1.19%) CISSP
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
1 5 (5.95%) QA
2 4 (4.76%) GxP
3 1 (1.19%) COSO
3 1 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.19%) COBIT
3 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
2 1 (1.19%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) SCCM
2 2 (2.38%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.29%) Oracle
3 5 (5.95%) SAP
3 5 (5.95%) Cisco
3 5 (5.95%) Casewise
4 4 (4.76%) Citrix
4 4 (4.76%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.57%) HP
5 3 (3.57%) VMware
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.38%) IBM
6 2 (2.38%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.19%) Aruba
7 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.19%) Lumension
7 1 (1.19%) F5
7 1 (1.19%) Avaya
7 1 (1.19%) Juniper
7 1 (1.19%) Veritas
7 1 (1.19%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago