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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
UK / Wales
Rank 40 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 26 57 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.18% 9.53% 7.88%
As % of the Applications category 37.14% 67.06% 57.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 41 30
Median daily rate £183 £316 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.29% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £16.75 - £11.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 - £9.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.35 - £18.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.10 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-14.54% +13.79%

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
70 85 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.25% 14.21% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 46
Median daily rate £180 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £138 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 13
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -13.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.55 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -10 24 £183 -42.29% 8
North Wales -5 1 - - 4
West Wales - 1 - - 1
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (38.89%) Windows
3 15 (27.78%) MS Office
4 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
5 13 (24.07%) SQL
6 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 11 (20.37%) ITIL
7 11 (20.37%) Cisco
8 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
9 9 (16.67%) Scrum
10 8 (14.81%) CCNA
10 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (14.81%) .NET
10 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
11 7 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
11 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
11 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
11 7 (12.96%) Coaching
11 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (12.96%) Inversion of Control
11 7 (12.96%) MSTest
11 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
11 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
11 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
11 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
11 7 (12.96%) OOP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.96%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Project
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) Intranet
2 4 (7.41%) WAN
3 2 (3.70%) ADSL
3 2 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (3.70%) NAS
3 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.96%) RDBMS
3 4 (7.41%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.41%) WebFOCUS
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) DataStage
5 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.85%) OLAP
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.85%) Pentaho
5 1 (1.85%) QlikView
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
1 7 (12.96%) MSTest
1 7 (12.96%) NUnit
1 7 (12.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (20.37%) Analyst
1 11 (20.37%) Developer
2 5 (9.26%) .NET Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
3 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (7.41%) Technical Support
4 3 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Coordinator
4 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) IT Engineer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (5.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) .NET
2 7 (12.96%) .NET Framework
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET
2 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (12.96%) Entity Framework
2 7 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
3 5 (9.26%) jQuery
4 1 (1.85%) COM
4 1 (1.85%) XML
4 1 (1.85%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) iPhone
3 5 (9.26%) NHS
4 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.56%) Informatics
5 3 (5.56%) iPad
6 2 (3.70%) CESG
6 2 (3.70%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Windows
2 12 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.70%) Android
6 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Unix
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.37%) ITIL
2 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.52%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.67%) Scrum
4 7 (12.96%) Coaching
4 7 (12.96%) Mentoring
4 7 (12.96%) MVC
4 7 (12.96%) OOP
4 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Business Transformation
6 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.41%) Data Flow Diagram
6 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
6 4 (7.41%) Project Management
6 4 (7.41%) Use Case
7 3 (5.56%) Network Management
8 2 (3.70%) Service Management
8 2 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 3 (5.56%) C
3 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.70%) VBA
4 1 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) CCNA
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.70%) CCNP
5 2 (3.70%) HNC
5 2 (3.70%) MCITP
5 2 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
6 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) HP Data Protector
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli
1 4 (7.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Cisco
3 6 (11.11%) VMware
4 5 (9.26%) Oracle
5 4 (7.41%) HP
6 3 (5.56%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.70%) Apple
7 2 (3.70%) Blue Coat
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
7 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
8 1 (1.85%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.85%) Actian
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Informatica
8 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (1.85%) ParAccel
8 1 (1.85%) Sage
8 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.85%) Teradata
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