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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 32 44 28
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.75% 4.18% 6.52%
As % of the Applications category 56.25% 48.65% 52.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 32 35
Median daily rate £364 £308 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.29% -9.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £160 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £316
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.50 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
48 74 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.45% 8.58% 12.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 46 63
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £166 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £422 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 6
Median hourly rate £12.20 £12.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.60 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.70 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +2 21 £350 +15.70% 18
West Wales +10 1 £680 +51.95%
Mid Wales - 1 £225 -
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (31.71%) MS Office
3 25 (30.49%) SQL
4 22 (26.83%) Windows
5 20 (24.39%) ITIL
5 20 (24.39%) XML
5 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
5 20 (24.39%) MS Visio
6 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
8 13 (15.85%) Subversion
8 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
8 13 (15.85%) HTML
8 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
8 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (14.63%) Project Management
9 12 (14.63%) Oracle
9 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 11 (13.41%) HL7
10 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (13.41%) Migration
10 11 (13.41%) MS Project
10 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
11 10 (12.20%) Finance
11 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
11 10 (12.20%) Test Management
11 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
11 10 (12.20%) JIRA
12 9 (10.98%) Windows 7

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 8 (9.76%) IIS
2 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 6 (7.32%) FileNet
2 6 (7.32%) GeoServer
2 6 (7.32%) JBoss
2 6 (7.32%) LiveCycle
2 6 (7.32%) SAS
2 6 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.32%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.66%) Apache
4 2 (2.44%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.22%) Moodle
5 1 (1.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (31.71%) MS Office
2 20 (24.39%) MS Visio
3 11 (13.41%) MS Project
4 6 (7.32%) Gliffy
5 4 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.22%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.10%) Office 365
3 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Firewall
2 7 (8.54%) Internet
3 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.66%) VPN
4 3 (3.66%) Wireless
5 2 (2.44%) DHCP
5 2 (2.44%) DNS
5 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.44%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 2 (2.44%) SSH
5 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
6 1 (1.22%) Network Security
6 1 (1.22%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) SMTP
6 1 (1.22%) SSL
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.39%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (14.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (8.54%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle Database
4 7 (8.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (7.32%) MS Access
6 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (3.66%) MySQL
7 3 (3.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.44%) GIS
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.22%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (15.85%) Subversion
2 10 (12.20%) JIRA
3 8 (9.76%) Eclipse
3 8 (9.76%) JUnit
3 8 (9.76%) Maven
4 7 (8.54%) Visual Studio
5 6 (7.32%) Ant
5 6 (7.32%) DbUnit
5 6 (7.32%) Git (software)
5 6 (7.32%) Hudson
5 6 (7.32%) Selenium
5 6 (7.32%) Spock
5 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 4 (4.88%) QAComplete
7 2 (2.44%) IntelliJ
7 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (12.20%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Banking
3 1 (1.22%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.22%) Local Government
3 1 (1.22%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.22%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 29 (35.37%) Analyst
2 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.41%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.20%) Developer
3 10 (12.20%) Lead Test Analyst
4 8 (9.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.54%) DBA
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
6 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) Java Developer
6 6 (7.32%) Rollout Engineer
6 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared Java Developer
7 5 (6.10%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.88%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) XML
2 13 (15.85%) HTML
3 8 (9.76%) Java EE
4 7 (8.54%) SOAP
5 6 (7.32%) AngularJS
5 6 (7.32%) Dojo
5 6 (7.32%) Hibernate
5 6 (7.32%) Java SE
5 6 (7.32%) JPA
5 6 (7.32%) jQuery
5 6 (7.32%) JRules
5 6 (7.32%) JSF
5 6 (7.32%) JSTS
5 6 (7.32%) OpenLayers
5 6 (7.32%) REST
5 6 (7.32%) Spring
5 6 (7.32%) XSD
6 3 (3.66%) .NET
6 3 (3.66%) J2EE
6 3 (3.66%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) NHS
2 7 (8.54%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) PKI
4 2 (2.44%) Cryptography
4 2 (2.44%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.22%) Clustering
5 1 (1.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) Windows
2 11 (13.41%) Windows Server
3 9 (10.98%) Windows 7
4 7 (8.54%) Linux
5 4 (4.88%) AIX
5 4 (4.88%) Unix
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.39%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Project Management
3 11 (13.41%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (13.41%) Migration
4 10 (12.20%) PRINCE2
4 10 (12.20%) Service Delivery
4 10 (12.20%) Software Testing
4 10 (12.20%) Test Management
5 7 (8.54%) Functional Testing
5 7 (8.54%) ITIL V3
5 7 (8.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (8.54%) Test Scripting
6 6 (7.32%) Dependency Injection
6 6 (7.32%) Document Management
6 6 (7.32%) Scrum
6 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.32%) TDD
6 6 (7.32%) Validation
7 5 (6.10%) Human Factors
7 5 (6.10%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) SQL
2 13 (15.85%) T-SQL
3 8 (9.76%) Java
4 6 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.32%) VBA
5 5 (6.10%) C++
6 3 (3.66%) C#
6 3 (3.66%) PHP
6 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.44%) Perl
7 2 (2.44%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (2.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.44%) VBScript
8 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
3 7 (8.54%) ISTQB
4 6 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.10%) CCNA
5 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (4.88%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.66%) BC Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
8 2 (2.44%) MCITP
8 2 (2.44%) MCTS
9 1 (1.22%) CISMP
9 1 (1.22%) CISSP
9 1 (1.22%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.41%) HL7
2 7 (8.54%) QA
3 4 (4.88%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (3.66%) Data Quality
4 3 (3.66%) SLA
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
5 1 (1.22%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) SCCM
2 5 (6.10%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (6.10%) Tivoli
2 5 (6.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (2.44%) Ansible
3 2 (2.44%) yum
Vendors
1 54 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.63%) Oracle
3 9 (10.98%) VMware
4 8 (9.76%) Cisco
5 6 (7.32%) Adobe
5 6 (7.32%) ILOG
5 6 (7.32%) Kofax
5 6 (7.32%) Splunk
6 5 (6.10%) Citrix
6 5 (6.10%) HP
7 4 (4.88%) Informatica
7 4 (4.88%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (4.88%) Teradata
8 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.22%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.22%) Lotus
9 1 (1.22%) SAP
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