The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Wales region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 50 48 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.65% 8.94% 5.19%
As % of the Applications category 54.95% 52.17% 45.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 31 15
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £109 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.40 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.67 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.24% -8.31%
Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
91 92 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.10% 17.13% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 35
Average daily rate £325 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £158 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 9
Average hourly rate £12.68 £14.50 £16.82
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.58% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.35 £10.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £15.50 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
MS Excel
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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 29 July 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 29 July 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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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 -4 43 £325 +5.69% 17
North Wales -2 1 - - 1
West Wales - - - - 1
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MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 83 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 42 (38.53%) MS Office
3 36 (33.03%) Windows
4 33 (30.28%) Finance
5 32 (29.36%) MS PowerPoint
6 31 (28.44%) Project Management
7 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
7 24 (22.02%) MS Project
8 22 (20.18%) Windows 7
9 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
10 17 (15.60%) Migration
10 17 (15.60%) .NET
11 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
11 16 (14.68%) Business Analysis
11 16 (14.68%) VMware
12 15 (13.76%) SQL
13 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.84%) UML
13 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
13 14 (12.84%) CCA
13 14 (12.84%) SAN
14 13 (11.93%) VPN
14 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
15 12 (11.01%) Office 365
15 12 (11.01%) Banking
15 12 (11.01%) AS400
16 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
16 11 (10.09%) CRM
16 11 (10.09%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 9 (8.26%) SharePoint
2 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.42%) IIS
3 6 (5.50%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (5.50%) CMS
4 5 (4.59%) Lync
4 5 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.75%) SAS
6 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (38.53%) MS Office
2 32 (29.36%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (22.02%) MS Project
4 14 (12.84%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (8.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.92%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (11.01%) Office 365
2 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.84%) SAN
2 13 (11.93%) VPN
3 10 (9.17%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.34%) DHCP
4 8 (7.34%) DNS
5 6 (5.50%) Internet
6 5 (4.59%) Firewall
7 2 (1.83%) Intranet
7 2 (1.83%) VoIP
7 2 (1.83%) WAN
8 1 (0.92%) POP3
8 1 (0.92%) SMTP
8 1 (0.92%) LDAP
8 1 (0.92%) ADSL
8 1 (0.92%) LAN
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.92%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.92%) Network Security
8 1 (0.92%) NAS
8 1 (0.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.75%) OLAP
4 3 (2.75%) Oracle OLAP
4 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (2.75%) Star Schema
4 3 (2.75%) DataStage
5 2 (1.83%) MS Access
5 2 (1.83%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) TestDirector
2 6 (5.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.67%) Subversion
3 4 (3.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.92%) MSI
4 1 (0.92%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.92%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.92%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (30.28%) Finance
2 12 (11.01%) Banking
3 6 (5.50%) Legal
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.83%) Local Government
5 2 (1.83%) Marketing
5 2 (1.83%) French Language
5 2 (1.83%) German Language
5 2 (1.83%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 40 (36.70%) Analyst
2 22 (20.18%) Business Analyst
3 10 (9.17%) Project Manager
4 5 (4.59%) Server Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) Wintel Engineer
4 5 (4.59%) Developer
4 5 (4.59%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (3.67%) Support Analyst
5 4 (3.67%) Test Analyst
5 4 (3.67%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (2.75%) Web Business Analyst
6 3 (2.75%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 3 (2.75%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (2.75%) Consultant
6 3 (2.75%) Project Planner
6 3 (2.75%) Coordinator
6 3 (2.75%) Architect
6 3 (2.75%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (2.75%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (15.60%) .NET
2 8 (7.34%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.42%) J2EE
4 3 (2.75%) MDX
4 3 (2.75%) Apache FOP
4 3 (2.75%) WCF
4 3 (2.75%) WPF
4 3 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 3 (2.75%) REST
4 3 (2.75%) SOAP
4 3 (2.75%) Web Services
4 3 (2.75%) XML
4 3 (2.75%) XSD
4 3 (2.75%) XSLT
4 3 (2.75%) NHibernate
4 3 (2.75%) .NET Framework
4 3 (2.75%) Java SE
5 1 (0.92%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.92%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.01%) AS400
2 7 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.67%) GIS
3 4 (3.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (2.75%) Social Media
5 2 (1.83%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Statistics
6 1 (0.92%) NHS
6 1 (0.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.03%) Windows
2 22 (20.18%) Windows 7
3 13 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.59%) UNIX
5 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.67%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (28.44%) Project Management
2 17 (15.60%) Migration
3 16 (14.68%) Business Analysis
4 14 (12.84%) UML
5 11 (10.09%) ITIL
5 11 (10.09%) CRM
6 9 (8.26%) PRINCE2
6 9 (8.26%) Data Protection
7 8 (7.34%) OO
8 7 (6.42%) SOA
8 7 (6.42%) Scrum
8 7 (6.42%) TDD
8 7 (6.42%) Content Management
8 7 (6.42%) Project Planning
9 5 (4.59%) Use Case
9 5 (4.59%) Release Management
9 5 (4.59%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (4.59%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (3.67%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (14.68%) PowerShell
2 15 (13.76%) SQL
3 9 (8.26%) VBScript
4 8 (7.34%) C#
5 4 (3.67%) VB
5 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.75%) Java
7 2 (1.83%) VBA
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (19.27%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.84%) CCA
3 11 (10.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (9.17%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.26%) Degree
6 7 (6.42%) ISEB
7 6 (5.50%) MCSE
7 6 (5.50%) MCITP
8 5 (4.59%) Oracle Certification
8 5 (4.59%) MCTS
9 3 (2.75%) MCSD
9 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.83%) MAPM
10 2 (1.83%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.83%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.83%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.92%) MCSA
11 1 (0.92%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.42%) QA
2 4 (3.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.83%) P3O
4 1 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 13 (11.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.09%) vSphere
4 8 (7.34%) XenDesktop
5 6 (5.50%) XenServer
5 6 (5.50%) Hyper-V
6 5 (4.59%) vCloud
7 3 (2.75%) MetaFrame
8 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.83%) XenApp
9 1 (0.92%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.92%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.92%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.92%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.92%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.34%) SCCM
2 6 (5.50%) Windows Intune
3 5 (4.59%) SCDPM
3 5 (4.59%) HP Data Protector
3 5 (4.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (4.59%) NetBackup
3 5 (4.59%) Backup Exec
3 5 (4.59%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.83%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 83 (76.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) VMware
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix
4 9 (8.26%) HP
4 9 (8.26%) Oracle
5 6 (5.50%) Sitecore
6 5 (4.59%) SAP
6 5 (4.59%) Symantec
6 5 (4.59%) Remedy
6 5 (4.59%) McAfee
7 4 (3.67%) IBM
8 3 (2.75%) Cisco
9 2 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.83%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.83%) Planview
9 2 (1.83%) Mitel
10 1 (0.92%) Northgate
10 1 (0.92%) Capita
10 1 (0.92%) AppSense
10 1 (0.92%) LANDesk
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Posted: 18 days ago
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