The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 49 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.38% 7.64% 7.49%
As % of the Applications category 33.70% 42.24% 43.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 29 27
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£350 £313 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £187 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £418 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £20.16 £42.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.57% +97.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
MS Excel
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
92 116 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.01% 18.10% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 59
Average daily rate £350 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 4
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.00 £15.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.08% +45.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £17.02 £14.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.25 £50.00 £19.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Swindon -7 17 £304 -2.72% 8
Salisbury +11 2 £272 - 2
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 4
Malmesbury - - - -
Trowbridge - - - - 1
Warminster - - - - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (37.50%) Windows
3 23 (35.94%) MS Office
4 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
6 17 (26.56%) Finance
7 15 (23.44%) Project Management
7 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
7 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
7 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
8 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
9 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (20.31%) ITIL
10 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
11 10 (15.63%) SQL
12 9 (14.06%) MS Project
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (14.06%) Banking
13 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 8 (12.50%) SAN
13 8 (12.50%) .NET
13 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.94%) IIS
14 7 (10.94%) XML
14 7 (10.94%) SLA
15 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
15 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
15 6 (9.38%) C#
15 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
15 6 (9.38%) VMware

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 15 (23.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.94%) IIS
3 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.69%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (4.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (35.94%) MS Office
2 14 (21.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (14.06%) MS Project
4 3 (4.69%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HR
1 1 (1.56%) SAP HR-PA
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) SAN
2 5 (7.81%) DNS
3 4 (6.25%) DHCP
3 4 (6.25%) Firewall
4 3 (4.69%) LAN
4 3 (4.69%) WAN
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) VLAN
5 2 (3.13%) NAS
5 2 (3.13%) Multicast
6 1 (1.56%) Network Security
6 1 (1.56%) Wireless
6 1 (1.56%) ATM
6 1 (1.56%) Internet
6 1 (1.56%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.81%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (4.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 3 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) Hudson
2 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (26.56%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Banking
3 8 (12.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.56%) Publishing
5 1 (1.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Analyst
2 8 (12.50%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) DBA
3 6 (9.38%) Administrator
4 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
4 5 (7.81%) Senior DBA
5 4 (6.25%) Architect
5 4 (6.25%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Change Manager
5 4 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.69%) Project Administrator
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (3.13%) Research Manager
7 2 (3.13%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) CLAS Consultant
7 2 (3.13%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) .NET
2 7 (10.94%) XML
3 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.25%) XSLT
4 4 (6.25%) Web Services
5 3 (4.69%) HTML
5 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.69%) LINQ
6 2 (3.13%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) Sass
6 2 (3.13%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) Flash
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
6 2 (3.13%) J2EE
7 1 (1.56%) SOAP
7 1 (1.56%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.81%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.13%) W3C
3 2 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 24 (37.50%) Windows
2 13 (20.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (7.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (6.25%) UNIX
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Project Management
2 13 (20.31%) ITIL
3 8 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.38%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
4 6 (9.38%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.81%) ETL
5 5 (7.81%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (7.81%) Database Security
5 5 (7.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (6.25%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.69%) Validation
7 3 (4.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) C#
2 6 (9.38%) VB.NET
3 5 (7.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) VBScript
4 4 (6.25%) VB
5 3 (4.69%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Java
6 2 (3.13%) C
6 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.13%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.13%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) VB6
7 1 (1.56%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (29.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.56%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) SLA
2 4 (6.25%) ISO 9001
3 3 (4.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) vSphere
3 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) WSUS
1 2 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.56%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.56%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 46 (71.88%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) VMware
3 4 (6.25%) HP
3 4 (6.25%) McAfee
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
4 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 3 (4.69%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.13%) SAP
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 2 (3.13%) Apple
5 2 (3.13%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.56%) 3PAR
6 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
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