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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 45 9 22
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 36 58 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.70% 11.60% 7.58%
As % of the Applications category 52.17% 59.18% 56.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 34 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £225 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £100 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.55 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.08% +17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £9.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £20.50 £16.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.10
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.28%
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
69 98 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.01% 19.60% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 26
Average daily rate £280 £250 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -35.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £124 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 13 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.74 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.71% -8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.16 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 27 November 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wales region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 November 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 -22 32 £290 +28.88% 22
North Wales -2 2 - - 1
West Wales - - - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 50 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 39 (48.15%) MS Office
3 29 (35.80%) MS PowerPoint
4 22 (27.16%) Windows
4 22 (27.16%) Finance
5 19 (23.46%) Project Management
5 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
6 16 (19.75%) ITIL
7 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
7 15 (18.52%) MS Project
8 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
8 14 (17.28%) Office 365
9 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (16.05%) Migration
10 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.58%) SQL
11 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
12 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
12 10 (12.35%) DHCP
12 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
12 10 (12.35%) VPN
12 10 (12.35%) DNS
13 9 (11.11%) MCSE
13 9 (11.11%) CRM
13 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.11%) SAN
13 9 (11.11%) Internet
13 9 (11.11%) McAfee
13 9 (11.11%) MCITP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (9.88%) IIS
1 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.64%) Lync
3 3 (3.70%) CMS
3 3 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (2.47%) SAS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 39 (48.15%) MS Office
2 29 (35.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (18.52%) MS Project
4 14 (17.28%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.47%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Office 365
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) DHCP
1 10 (12.35%) TCP/IP
1 10 (12.35%) VPN
1 10 (12.35%) DNS
2 9 (11.11%) SAN
2 9 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) LAN
3 1 (1.23%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) WAN
3 1 (1.23%) RIP
3 1 (1.23%) OSPF
3 1 (1.23%) BGP
3 1 (1.23%) Firewall
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (1.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (1.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.70%) MS Access
4 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.47%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.47%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.23%) DTS
6 1 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.23%) OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.23%) DataStage
6 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 4 (4.94%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.23%) Toad
2 1 (1.23%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (1.23%) Subversion
2 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (27.16%) Finance
2 7 (8.64%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Retail
4 3 (3.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Marketing
5 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 45 (55.56%) Analyst
2 18 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 12 (14.81%) Data Analyst
4 9 (11.11%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Wintel Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Coordinator
7 5 (6.17%) Service Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Project Coordinator
7 5 (6.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Change Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
9 3 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) Project Planner
9 3 (3.70%) Web Analyst
9 3 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Web Business Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) CRM Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) SAP Analyst
10 2 (2.47%) Change Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) .NET
2 4 (4.94%) J2EE
3 3 (3.70%) Web Services
4 2 (2.47%) XML
5 1 (1.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.23%) SOAP
5 1 (1.23%) Java EE
5 1 (1.23%) MDX
5 1 (1.23%) Ajax
5 1 (1.23%) REST
5 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) AS400
2 6 (7.41%) GIS
3 5 (6.17%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.70%) Social Media
5 2 (2.47%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.47%) User Experience
5 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.23%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (27.16%) Windows
2 19 (23.46%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (1.23%) pSOS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Project Management
2 16 (19.75%) ITIL
3 13 (16.05%) Migration
4 10 (12.35%) Business Analysis
5 9 (11.11%) CRM
6 8 (9.88%) Data Protection
6 8 (9.88%) UML
7 7 (8.64%) Change Management
7 7 (8.64%) Analytics
8 6 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.41%) Data Migration
8 6 (7.41%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.41%) ETL
9 5 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.17%) Service Management
9 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (4.94%) Line Management
10 4 (4.94%) Content Management
10 4 (4.94%) Data Management
10 4 (4.94%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 9 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 6 (7.41%) VB
4 4 (4.94%) VBScript
4 4 (4.94%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (3.70%) VBA
6 2 (2.47%) C#
6 2 (2.47%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.23%) C
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (13.58%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.11%) MCSE
2 9 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.11%) MCITP
3 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 8 (9.88%) MCTS
4 7 (8.64%) CCA
5 6 (7.41%) ISEB
6 4 (4.94%) Degree
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.23%) CCNP
8 1 (1.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.23%) CCSE
8 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.23%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (11.11%) Windows Intune
2 8 (9.88%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (9.88%) SCDPM
3 4 (4.94%) SCCM
4 3 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.23%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 50 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) McAfee
3 5 (6.17%) SAP
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
5 3 (3.70%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) HP
5 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.47%) Business Objects
6 2 (2.47%) IBM
6 2 (2.47%) Progress
7 1 (1.23%) Dell
7 1 (1.23%) Cognos
7 1 (1.23%) Juniper
7 1 (1.23%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.23%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) Websense
7 1 (1.23%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.23%) Blue Coat
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