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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 35 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 40 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.19% 7.79% 5.09%
As % of the Applications category 63.49% 51.19% 50.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 13
Average daily rate
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£333 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £157 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £385 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
63 84 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.17% 15.22% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 54 31
Average daily rate £340 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 5
Average hourly rate £22.50 £14.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.54% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.15 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £16.09 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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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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 -12 30 £313 +13.63% 22
West Wales - 3 - - 4
North Wales -1 2 - -
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 40 (42.55%) MS Office
3 31 (32.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (31.91%) Finance
5 28 (29.79%) Project Management
6 24 (25.53%) Windows
7 19 (20.21%) MS Project
7 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
8 17 (18.09%) MS Visio
9 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 16 (17.02%) Business Analysis
10 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
10 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
11 14 (14.89%) ITIL
11 14 (14.89%) UML
11 14 (14.89%) SQL
11 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
11 14 (14.89%) Office 365
12 13 (13.83%) SAN
13 12 (12.77%) .NET
13 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
13 12 (12.77%) Banking
14 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (11.70%) CCA
14 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (11.70%) AS400
14 11 (11.70%) Migration
15 10 (10.64%) DHCP
15 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
15 10 (10.64%) VPN

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (8.51%) IIS
1 8 (8.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.32%) Lync
3 4 (4.26%) CMS
3 4 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (3.19%) SAS
5 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (42.55%) MS Office
2 31 (32.98%) MS PowerPoint
3 19 (20.21%) MS Project
4 17 (18.09%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.06%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.06%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (14.89%) Office 365
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.83%) SAN
2 10 (10.64%) DHCP
2 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.64%) VPN
2 10 (10.64%) DNS
3 8 (8.51%) Internet
4 2 (2.13%) VoIP
5 1 (1.06%) Network Security
5 1 (1.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.26%) MS Access
4 4 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.19%) Star Schema
6 2 (2.13%) DataStage
6 2 (2.13%) OLAP
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos Transformer
7 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.06%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.06%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (6.38%) TestDirector
2 3 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.13%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.13%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.06%) Toad
General
1 30 (31.91%) Finance
2 12 (12.77%) Banking
3 5 (5.32%) Legal
4 3 (3.19%) Marketing
5 2 (2.13%) Local Government
6 1 (1.06%) French Language
6 1 (1.06%) German Language
6 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.06%) Retail
6 1 (1.06%) Billing
6 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Analyst
2 23 (24.47%) Business Analyst
3 8 (8.51%) Server Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (7.45%) Project Manager
5 6 (6.38%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 6 (6.38%) Data Analyst
6 5 (5.32%) Change Analyst
7 4 (4.26%) Architect
7 4 (4.26%) Developer
7 4 (4.26%) PMO Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) SCCM Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Project Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.19%) Web Business Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Project Planner
8 3 (3.19%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.13%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.13%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) .NET
2 6 (6.38%) J2EE
3 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.13%) SOAP
4 2 (2.13%) Web Services
4 2 (2.13%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) REST
4 2 (2.13%) MDX
5 1 (1.06%) WCF
5 1 (1.06%) WPF
5 1 (1.06%) Apache FOP
5 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.06%) Java SE
5 1 (1.06%) NHibernate
5 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.06%) XSD
5 1 (1.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.70%) AS400
2 9 (9.57%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.38%) GIS
4 3 (3.19%) Data Extraction
4 3 (3.19%) Social Media
5 2 (2.13%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.06%) Open Source
6 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (25.53%) Windows
2 19 (20.21%) Windows 7
3 10 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
4 3 (3.19%) UNIX
5 2 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.79%) Project Management
2 16 (17.02%) Business Analysis
3 14 (14.89%) ITIL
3 14 (14.89%) UML
4 11 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (11.70%) Migration
5 10 (10.64%) CRM
5 10 (10.64%) Data Protection
6 7 (7.45%) OO
6 7 (7.45%) Change Management
7 6 (6.38%) PRINCE2
7 6 (6.38%) SOA
7 6 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (6.38%) Content Management
7 6 (6.38%) Project Planning
7 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.32%) Coaching
8 5 (5.32%) Line Management
8 5 (5.32%) Change Control
8 5 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) SQL
2 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.32%) VBScript
3 5 (5.32%) VB
4 4 (4.26%) C#
5 2 (2.13%) Java
5 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (1.06%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 11 (11.70%) CCA
2 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.57%) MCITP
3 9 (9.57%) MCSE
4 8 (8.51%) MCTS
4 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.45%) ISEB
6 6 (6.38%) Degree
7 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (3.19%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (2.13%) MAPM
9 2 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.06%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.13%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (15.96%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.32%) XenDesktop
3 5 (5.32%) vSphere
4 4 (4.26%) Hyper-V
5 3 (3.19%) vCloud
5 3 (3.19%) XenServer
6 2 (2.13%) MetaFrame
6 2 (2.13%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) Windows Intune
2 8 (8.51%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (8.51%) SCDPM
3 3 (3.19%) HP Data Protector
3 3 (3.19%) SCCM
3 3 (3.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.19%) NetBackup
3 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (73.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) VMware
3 8 (8.51%) McAfee
3 8 (8.51%) Oracle
4 7 (7.45%) SAP
5 6 (6.38%) HP
6 5 (5.32%) Citrix
7 4 (4.26%) Remedy
7 4 (4.26%) Sitecore
8 3 (3.19%) IBM
8 3 (3.19%) Symantec
9 2 (2.13%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.13%) Dell
9 2 (2.13%) Cisco
9 2 (2.13%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.13%) Mitel
10 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.06%) Northgate
10 1 (1.06%) Capita
10 1 (1.06%) Casewise
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