The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Spreadsheets
Rank 63 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.14% 0.71% -
As % of the Applications category 0.93% 4.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £150 £440 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £175 £313
% change year-on-year
+71.42% -44.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
108 67 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 15.17% 15.95% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 36 20
Average daily rate £305 £320 £262
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +22.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £180 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £410 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 10
Average hourly rate £10.85 £12.68 £14.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.39% -10.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
Spreadsheet
UK

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -19 1 £150 -65.90%
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP