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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 38 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 35 51 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.08% 6.51% 8.92%
As % of the Applications category 48.61% 51.52% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 35 30
Average daily rate
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£308 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.55% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £157 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
72 99 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.40% 12.63% 18.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 62 57
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 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 3 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 -15 32 £303 -9.02% 12
West Wales - 3 £448 - 1
MS Excel
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 3 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 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (40.00%) SQL
3 25 (31.25%) MS Office
4 24 (30.00%) Windows
5 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
7 20 (25.00%) ITIL
7 20 (25.00%) Project Management
8 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
9 16 (20.00%) .NET
10 14 (17.50%) Finance
11 13 (16.25%) C#
12 11 (13.75%) Oracle
12 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
13 10 (12.50%) MS Project
13 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 10 (12.50%) CRM
13 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
14 9 (11.25%) NHS
14 9 (11.25%) Migration
14 9 (11.25%) Degree
14 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
14 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
15 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
15 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
15 8 (10.00%) XML
16 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
16 7 (8.75%) OOP
16 7 (8.75%) Oracle9i Database
16 7 (8.75%) Service Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (7.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.00%) Lync
4 3 (3.75%) SAS
5 1 (1.25%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (31.25%) MS Office
2 10 (12.50%) MS Project
3 9 (11.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (7.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.25%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) DNS
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (1.25%) PABX
3 1 (1.25%) SAN
3 1 (1.25%) Intranet
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
3 1 (1.25%) DHCP
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (7.50%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (3.75%) Firebird
7 3 (3.75%) MS Access
8 2 (2.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.50%) SAP BW
8 2 (2.50%) QlikView
8 2 (2.50%) MySQL
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.25%) Base SAS
9 1 (1.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.75%) MSBuild
3 3 (3.75%) Subversion
4 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.25%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.75%) Banking
2 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (1.25%) Publishing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 9 (11.25%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.75%) Software Developer
4 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (6.25%) IT Support
7 4 (5.00%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.00%) DBA
7 4 (5.00%) Data Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.75%) VB Developer
8 3 (3.75%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.75%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) XML
2 8 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (8.75%) LINQ
3 7 (8.75%) WCF
3 7 (8.75%) Entity Framework
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
5 5 (6.25%) WinForms
5 5 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.75%) WPF
7 2 (2.50%) jQuery
7 2 (2.50%) CSS
8 1 (1.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.25%) Web Services
8 1 (1.25%) VXML
8 1 (1.25%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) RESTful
8 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) NHS
2 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) IVR
4 1 (1.25%) Human Factors
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.25%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.25%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.00%) Windows
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (3.75%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.50%) AIX
5 2 (2.50%) UNIX
6 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 20 (25.00%) Project Management
3 11 (13.75%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.50%) CRM
5 9 (11.25%) Migration
6 7 (8.75%) Validation
6 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Service Management
6 7 (8.75%) OOP
6 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Data Migration
6 7 (8.75%) SDLC
7 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
7 6 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (7.50%) Scrum
8 5 (6.25%) Workflow
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) UML
8 5 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (40.00%) SQL
2 13 (16.25%) C#
3 10 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 7 (8.75%) PL/SQL
5 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.00%) VBA
7 3 (3.75%) VB6
7 3 (3.75%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C++
8 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 9 (11.25%) Degree
2 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.50%) PMP
3 6 (7.50%) PMI Certification
4 4 (5.00%) ISEB
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (3.75%) MCAD
5 3 (3.75%) MCSD
5 3 (3.75%) MCTS
5 3 (3.75%) MCPD
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.50%) CCNA
6 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.25%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.25%) CCA
7 1 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) SLA
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 3 (3.75%) GxP
3 1 (1.25%) HL7
3 1 (1.25%) COSO
3 1 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.25%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
2 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Tivoli
1 2 (2.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.50%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.75%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) SAP
3 4 (5.00%) Citrix
4 3 (3.75%) Cisco
4 3 (3.75%) HP
4 3 (3.75%) VMware
4 3 (3.75%) Casewise
5 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.25%) Avaya
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
6 1 (1.25%) Veritas
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.25%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) OpenText
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