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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 34 25 15
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 44 53 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.99% 6.72% 9.02%
As % of the Applications category 48.89% 55.21% 52.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 35 32
Average daily rate
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£325 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £428 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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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
90 96 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.20% 12.17% 17.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 59 56
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.68 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.65 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £17.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -5 39 £318 -2.30% 14
West Wales - 4 £350 - 1
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
2 35 (45.45%) SQL
3 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
4 22 (28.57%) Project Management
5 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.97%) MS Office
6 20 (25.97%) Windows
7 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
8 18 (23.38%) ITIL
9 15 (19.48%) .NET
9 15 (19.48%) Finance
10 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
10 13 (16.88%) C#
11 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
11 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
12 10 (12.99%) Degree
12 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
13 9 (11.69%) MS Project
13 9 (11.69%) NHS
14 8 (10.39%) Oracle
14 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
14 8 (10.39%) CRM
14 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
15 7 (9.09%) WCF
15 7 (9.09%) LINQ
15 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
15 7 (9.09%) Document Management
15 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.60%) SAS
4 1 (1.30%) CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.30%) Confluence
4 1 (1.30%) Lync
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (25.97%) MS Office
2 11 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (11.69%) MS Project
4 4 (5.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.30%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
1 3 (3.90%) Firewall
2 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 1 (1.30%) SAN
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
3 1 (1.30%) DHCP
3 1 (1.30%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.30%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (7.79%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (5.19%) Data Mining
7 3 (3.90%) MS Access
7 3 (3.90%) Firebird
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
9 1 (1.30%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.49%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.90%) MSBuild
4 2 (2.60%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) Maven
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) Selenium
5 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Spock
5 1 (1.30%) Geb
5 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 15 (19.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.60%) Advertising
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (27.27%) Developer
2 20 (25.97%) Analyst
3 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 7 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 6 (7.79%) DBA
4 6 (7.79%) Senior Developer
4 6 (7.79%) SQL Developer
4 6 (7.79%) SQL DBA
4 6 (7.79%) PMO Lead
5 5 (6.49%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (6.49%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.19%) VB Developer
6 4 (5.19%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (3.90%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Software Manager
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server DBA
7 3 (3.90%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.90%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.48%) .NET
2 8 (10.39%) .NET Framework
3 7 (9.09%) WCF
3 7 (9.09%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 7 (9.09%) LINQ
4 6 (7.79%) HTML
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.49%) WinForms
5 5 (6.49%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.90%) WPF
7 2 (2.60%) CSS
7 2 (2.60%) SOAP
7 2 (2.60%) Web Services
8 1 (1.30%) XSLT
8 1 (1.30%) VXML
8 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.30%) JSON
8 1 (1.30%) Spring
8 1 (1.30%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) NHS
2 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.19%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) IVR
4 1 (1.30%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.30%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.30%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.30%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 5 (6.49%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.90%) AIX
4 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.30%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.57%) Project Management
2 21 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (23.38%) ITIL
4 11 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 8 (10.39%) CRM
5 8 (10.39%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (9.09%) SDLC
6 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.09%) Time Management
6 7 (9.09%) OOP
6 7 (9.09%) Service Management
6 7 (9.09%) Scrum
6 7 (9.09%) Document Management
6 7 (9.09%) Automated Testing
7 6 (7.79%) ITSM
7 6 (7.79%) Workflow
7 6 (7.79%) Migration
7 6 (7.79%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.79%) Change Control
8 5 (6.49%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (45.45%) SQL
2 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
2 13 (16.88%) C#
3 8 (10.39%) PL/SQL
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.79%) VBA
5 4 (5.19%) VB6
5 4 (5.19%) VB
6 3 (3.90%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Java
8 1 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Security Cleared
2 11 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) Degree
4 6 (7.79%) PMP
4 6 (7.79%) PMI Certification
5 4 (5.19%) ISEB
5 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (3.90%) CCNA
6 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.60%) MCAD
7 2 (2.60%) MCSD
7 2 (2.60%) MCTS
7 2 (2.60%) MCPD
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) APMG
8 1 (1.30%) MCITP
8 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.30%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (5.19%) QA
3 1 (1.30%) HL7
3 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Firmware
2 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli
1 3 (3.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (3.90%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) BMC
3 4 (5.19%) HP
3 4 (5.19%) Citrix
3 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 4 (5.19%) Remedy
3 4 (5.19%) Cisco
4 1 (1.30%) OpenText
4 1 (1.30%) Casewise
4 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.30%) Avaya
4 1 (1.30%) Veritas
4 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.30%) SAP
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 18 days ago