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 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 40 22
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 34 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.67% 4.38% 7.69%
As % of the Applications category 62.26% 61.82% 55.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 25 33
Median daily rate £350 £305 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -4.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £172 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 £11.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
MS Excel
UK

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
53 55 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 9.11% 7.09% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 68
Median daily rate £338 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £175 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.20 £13.00 £10.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +19.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +5 30 £350 +16.66% 16
West Wales +13 1 £680 +75.48%
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 36 (37.50%) MS Office
3 33 (34.38%) ITIL
4 28 (29.17%) MS Visio
5 27 (28.13%) SQL
6 23 (23.96%) XML
7 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
9 18 (18.75%) Subversion
9 18 (18.75%) Oracle
10 16 (16.67%) Project Management
10 16 (16.67%) Migration
11 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (14.58%) Finance
12 14 (14.58%) Firewall
12 14 (14.58%) Windows
13 13 (13.54%) HTML
13 13 (13.54%) Cisco
13 13 (13.54%) VMware
13 13 (13.54%) JIRA
13 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
13 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
14 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (12.50%) Linux
14 12 (12.50%) MS Project
14 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
14 12 (12.50%) Internet
15 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
15 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2

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 9 (9.38%) SAS
2 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 8 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.25%) Confluence
3 6 (6.25%) FileNet
3 6 (6.25%) GeoServer
3 6 (6.25%) JBoss
3 6 (6.25%) LiveCycle
3 6 (6.25%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.21%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
5 2 (2.08%) Content Management Server
5 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.08%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.04%) Moodle
Applications
1 36 (37.50%) MS Office
2 28 (29.17%) MS Visio
3 12 (12.50%) MS Project
4 9 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (6.25%) Gliffy
6 1 (1.04%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.04%) SAP FI-GL
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.21%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.58%) Firewall
2 12 (12.50%) Internet
3 7 (7.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.17%) SSH
4 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.08%) DHCP
5 2 (2.08%) DNS
5 2 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.08%) SAN
5 2 (2.08%) Skype
5 2 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (2.08%) Wireless
6 1 (1.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.04%) Network Security
6 1 (1.04%) SMTP
6 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (10.42%) Oracle Database
5 8 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (7.29%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (5.21%) MySQL
7 5 (5.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (3.13%) MS Access
8 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.08%) GIS
10 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (18.75%) Subversion
2 13 (13.54%) JIRA
3 10 (10.42%) Eclipse
3 10 (10.42%) JUnit
3 10 (10.42%) Maven
4 7 (7.29%) QAComplete
4 7 (7.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (6.25%) Ant
5 6 (6.25%) DbUnit
5 6 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.25%) Hudson
5 6 (6.25%) Selenium
5 6 (6.25%) Spock
5 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.17%) IntelliJ
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.04%) Rational DOORS
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Banking
2 3 (3.13%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.04%) Military
3 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.04%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 38 (39.58%) Analyst
2 12 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Developer
3 10 (10.42%) Lead Test Analyst
3 10 (10.42%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) DBA
5 7 (7.29%) Network Support
6 6 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.25%) Java Developer
6 6 (6.25%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 6 (6.25%) Tester
7 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (5.21%) Report Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Applications Support Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Teradata Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.96%) XML
2 13 (13.54%) HTML
3 10 (10.42%) Java EE
4 7 (7.29%) SOAP
5 6 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 6 (6.25%) Dojo
5 6 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 6 (6.25%) Java SE
5 6 (6.25%) JPA
5 6 (6.25%) jQuery
5 6 (6.25%) JRules
5 6 (6.25%) JSF
5 6 (6.25%) JSTS
5 6 (6.25%) OpenLayers
5 6 (6.25%) REST
5 6 (6.25%) Spring
5 6 (6.25%) XSD
6 5 (5.21%) .NET
6 5 (5.21%) Web Services
7 4 (4.17%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.46%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.38%) NHS
3 6 (6.25%) Replication
4 5 (5.21%) PKI
5 4 (4.17%) Cryptography
6 3 (3.13%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.04%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.04%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.58%) Windows
2 12 (12.50%) Linux
3 8 (8.33%) AIX
4 7 (7.29%) Unix
5 6 (6.25%) Windows Server
6 5 (5.21%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) pSOS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) ITIL
2 16 (16.67%) Migration
2 16 (16.67%) Project Management
3 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (13.54%) ITIL V3
5 12 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 11 (11.46%) PRINCE2
6 11 (11.46%) Software Testing
6 11 (11.46%) Validation
7 10 (10.42%) Test Management
8 9 (9.38%) Logistics
9 8 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 8 (8.33%) Incident Management
9 8 (8.33%) Workflow
10 7 (7.29%) Functional Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Non-Functional Testing
10 7 (7.29%) Process Management
10 7 (7.29%) Release Management
10 7 (7.29%) Service Management
10 7 (7.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.13%) SQL
2 11 (11.46%) T-SQL
3 10 (10.42%) Java
4 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (5.21%) PHP
6 4 (4.17%) Perl
6 4 (4.17%) PL/SQL
6 4 (4.17%) Python
6 4 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.17%) VBA
7 3 (3.13%) C#
7 3 (3.13%) C++
7 3 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.08%) C
8 2 (2.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.54%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.38%) CCNA
3 9 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 6 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (3.13%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.08%) MCITP
8 2 (2.08%) MCSE
8 2 (2.08%) MCTS
9 1 (1.04%) CISMP
9 1 (1.04%) CISSP
9 1 (1.04%) Degree
9 1 (1.04%) ISSAP
9 1 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.46%) HL7
2 9 (9.38%) QA
3 6 (6.25%) SLA
4 4 (4.17%) Data Quality
4 4 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.04%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (9.38%) HP Data Protector
1 9 (9.38%) Tivoli
1 9 (9.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (4.17%) Ansible
2 4 (4.17%) yum
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 63 (65.63%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Oracle
3 13 (13.54%) Cisco
3 13 (13.54%) VMware
4 9 (9.38%) Citrix
4 9 (9.38%) HP
5 7 (7.29%) Informatica
5 7 (7.29%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (7.29%) Teradata
6 6 (6.25%) Adobe
6 6 (6.25%) ILOG
6 6 (6.25%) Kofax
6 6 (6.25%) Splunk
7 4 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.04%) Lotus
8 1 (1.04%) SAP
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