The table below looks at the statistics for Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 68 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.27% - 0.18%
As % of the Applications category 3.03% - 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 £225
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £12.91 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.46% -13.95%
Spreadsheet
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
66 85 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.99% 15.12% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 31
Average daily rate £340 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £207 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 8
Average hourly rate £30.63 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.20% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £11.15 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.88 £16.03 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -6.25%

Spreadsheet
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

Spreadsheet Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Spreadsheet
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Wales region.

Spreadsheet Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Spreadsheet
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet across the Wales region.

Spreadsheet Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the Wales region over the 3 months to 15 September 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 - 2 £325 -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) DTS
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
1 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) DTS
1 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Analysis Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Report Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Framework Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Transformer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mart
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PMO Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
1 2 (66.67%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP