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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Spreadsheets
Rank - 50 38
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 0 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.54% 1.59%
As % of the Applications category - 3.23% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £310 £250
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.24 £14.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +18.00%
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
89 93 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 12.31% 16.82% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 55 27
Average daily rate £300 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.25 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.01% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.00 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £100.50 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 - - - -
Spreadsheet
UK

Spreadsheet
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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%) 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%) Cognos
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Powerplay
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) DTS
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Mart
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Star Schema
1 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
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
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows

Spreadsheet
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) 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%) Data Mart
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
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
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%) Change Control
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