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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 25 34
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 53 27 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.67% 5.37% 3.21%
As % of the Applications category 56.38% 32.14% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 13 8
Average daily rate
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£315 £235 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.04% -28.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £26.67 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.75% +114.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.38 £15.30 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £96.00 £15.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
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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
94 84 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 13.60% 16.70% 13.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 47 28
Average daily rate £300 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 10
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +22.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.90 £8.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £94.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +5 47 £315 +17.20% 28
West Wales -4 1 - - 1
North Wales - 1 - - 5
MS Excel
UK

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 57 (66.28%) Microsoft
2 40 (46.51%) MS Office
3 23 (26.74%) ITIL
3 23 (26.74%) Finance
4 22 (25.58%) Windows
5 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
6 16 (18.60%) SQL
7 15 (17.44%) Validation
7 15 (17.44%) Migration
8 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
8 14 (16.28%) Office 365
9 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
9 13 (15.12%) Data Modelling
9 13 (15.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (12.79%) Data Migration
10 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
10 11 (12.79%) Lync
10 11 (12.79%) MS Visio
10 11 (12.79%) CRM
10 11 (12.79%) Project Management
11 10 (11.63%) MS Project
11 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
11 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (10.47%) Analytics
12 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (9.30%) Workflow
13 8 (9.30%) SAP
13 8 (9.30%) XML
13 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (15.12%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.79%) Lync
3 4 (4.65%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) SAS
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 40 (46.51%) MS Office
2 13 (15.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (12.79%) MS Visio
4 10 (11.63%) MS Project
5 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.33%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.16%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (1.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.16%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (16.28%) Office 365
2 9 (10.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.98%) Internet
1 6 (6.98%) DNS
2 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.65%) VPN
2 4 (4.65%) DHCP
3 3 (3.49%) SAN
4 2 (2.33%) Intranet
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.16%) ADSL
5 1 (1.16%) LAN
5 1 (1.16%) VoIP
5 1 (1.16%) WAN
5 1 (1.16%) RIP
5 1 (1.16%) Firewall
5 1 (1.16%) OSPF
5 1 (1.16%) BGP
5 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (1.16%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.09%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (5.81%) SAP BW
3 5 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.65%) QlikView
5 3 (3.49%) MS Access
6 2 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.16%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.16%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.16%) DTS
7 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.16%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.16%) Cognos Analysis Studio
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) Subversion
3 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.16%) Toad
General
1 23 (26.74%) Finance
2 5 (5.81%) Banking
2 5 (5.81%) Retail
3 4 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.33%) Publishing
5 2 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (2.33%) Marketing
6 1 (1.16%) Billing
6 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 50 (58.14%) Analyst
2 17 (19.77%) Data Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Service Analyst
3 9 (10.47%) Business Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) Support Analyst
4 7 (8.14%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (6.98%) Coordinator
5 6 (6.98%) Administrator
5 6 (6.98%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Analyst
6 5 (5.81%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.81%) Project Coordinator
7 4 (4.65%) QlikView Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) Consultant
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (4.65%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (4.65%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (9.30%) XML
2 7 (8.14%) .NET
3 4 (4.65%) HTML
4 3 (3.49%) Ajax
4 3 (3.49%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.49%) CSS
4 3 (3.49%) Web Services
5 2 (2.33%) CSS3
5 2 (2.33%) J2EE
5 2 (2.33%) jQuery
5 2 (2.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.16%) REST
6 1 (1.16%) RESTful
6 1 (1.16%) WCF
6 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (1.16%) Java EE
6 1 (1.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) GIS
2 4 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) Credit Risk
3 3 (3.49%) AS400
4 2 (2.33%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) iPhone
5 1 (1.16%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Windows
2 11 (12.79%) Windows 7
3 4 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
5 2 (2.33%) UNIX
5 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.16%) pSOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.74%) ITIL
2 15 (17.44%) Validation
2 15 (17.44%) Migration
3 13 (15.12%) Data Modelling
4 11 (12.79%) Data Migration
4 11 (12.79%) CRM
4 11 (12.79%) Project Management
5 9 (10.47%) Analytics
6 8 (9.30%) Workflow
6 8 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.14%) ETL
7 7 (8.14%) ITSM
7 7 (8.14%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.98%) Service Management
8 6 (6.98%) Change Management
8 6 (6.98%) Knowledge Management
9 5 (5.81%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.81%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (5.81%) Problem Management
9 5 (5.81%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (18.60%) SQL
2 5 (5.81%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.49%) C#
4 3 (3.49%) VB
4 3 (3.49%) VBA
5 2 (2.33%) C++
5 2 (2.33%) Java
6 1 (1.16%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.65%) MCSE
4 4 (4.65%) MCTS
4 4 (4.65%) MCITP
5 3 (3.49%) Degree
5 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.33%) CCA
7 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.16%) MCPD
7 1 (1.16%) JNCIS
7 1 (1.16%) CCSE
7 1 (1.16%) MCAD
7 1 (1.16%) MCSD
7 1 (1.16%) CISA
7 1 (1.16%) CCNP
7 1 (1.16%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) GxP
1 4 (4.65%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) QA
3 1 (1.16%) COSO
3 1 (1.16%) COBIT
3 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.16%) P3O
System Software
1 14 (16.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (3.49%) SCDPM
2 3 (3.49%) Windows Intune
3 1 (1.16%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 57 (66.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.30%) SAP
3 7 (8.14%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) Casewise
4 5 (5.81%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.65%) Citrix
5 4 (4.65%) McAfee
6 3 (3.49%) Business Objects
6 3 (3.49%) Cisco
7 2 (2.33%) IBM
7 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.33%) Progress
8 1 (1.16%) Aruba
8 1 (1.16%) F5
8 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.16%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.16%) Cognos
8 1 (1.16%) Remedy
8 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.16%) Websense
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
North Wales
Bluefire Consulting
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 10 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Hengoed
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
South Wales
CPS Group
Rate: £275 - £330 per day
Posted: 25 days ago