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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 40 15 22
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 38 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.07% 7.47% 6.71%
As % of the Applications category 22.73% 52.78% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 34
Average daily rate
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£325 £398 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.23% +27.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Average hourly rate £19.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% -9.37%
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
88 72 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.52% 14.15% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 49 73
Average daily rate £425 £371 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +10.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £14.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.48% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.35 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £20.42 £88.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -1.63%

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 26 January 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 26 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
Swindon -23 11 £233 -34.50% 7
Trowbridge -2 2 £450 -
Salisbury +4 1 £350 - 2
Corsham - 1 £425 -
Malmesbury - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 39 (45.35%) Security Cleared
3 34 (39.53%) Windows
4 32 (37.21%) SC Cleared
5 30 (34.88%) ITIL
6 23 (26.74%) MS Office
6 23 (26.74%) Telecoms
7 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
8 18 (20.93%) DV Cleared
9 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (18.60%) Finance
11 15 (17.44%) HP
11 15 (17.44%) SharePoint
12 14 (16.28%) SLA
12 14 (16.28%) Project Management
13 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (15.12%) VMware
13 13 (15.12%) DNS
14 12 (13.95%) MS Project
15 11 (12.79%) Firewall
15 11 (12.79%) .NET
15 11 (12.79%) MS PowerPoint
16 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
16 10 (11.63%) Linux
16 10 (11.63%) XML
16 10 (11.63%) DHCP
16 10 (11.63%) Migration
16 10 (11.63%) Symantec
17 9 (10.47%) NetBackup
17 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (17.44%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.65%) MS Project Server
4 3 (3.49%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.49%) IIS
4 3 (3.49%) Lync
4 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.16%) CMS
6 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.16%) SAS
6 1 (1.16%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Office
2 12 (13.95%) MS Project
3 11 (12.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
4 3 (3.49%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.33%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.12%) DNS
2 11 (12.79%) Firewall
3 10 (11.63%) DHCP
4 5 (5.81%) VPN
5 3 (3.49%) FTP
5 3 (3.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.49%) Intranet
6 2 (2.33%) Wireless
7 1 (1.16%) MVNO
7 1 (1.16%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.16%) ATM
7 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) MS Access
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.49%) SAP BW
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) DB2
4 1 (1.16%) EDMS
4 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (3.49%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.49%) Hudson
2 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.16%) Selenium
General
1 23 (26.74%) Telecoms
2 16 (18.60%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Military
4 2 (2.33%) Banking
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.16%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Analyst
2 13 (15.12%) Administrator
3 12 (13.95%) Developer
4 9 (10.47%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) Architect
5 8 (9.30%) Storage Administrator
5 8 (9.30%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.14%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.81%) Consultant
9 4 (4.65%) Coordinator
9 4 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.65%) Active Directory Specialist
10 3 (3.49%) Database Developer
10 3 (3.49%) Communications Officer
10 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Designer
10 3 (3.49%) Designer
10 3 (3.49%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.49%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) XML
3 8 (9.30%) Web Services
4 5 (5.81%) HTML
4 5 (5.81%) XSLT
5 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.65%) CSS
5 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.49%) LINQ
7 2 (2.33%) WCF
8 1 (1.16%) jQuery
8 1 (1.16%) HTML5
8 1 (1.16%) CSS3
8 1 (1.16%) SOAP
8 1 (1.16%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.16%) LAMP
8 1 (1.16%) SAP XI
8 1 (1.16%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.49%) PDA
3 3 (3.49%) iPhone
3 3 (3.49%) Social Media
3 3 (3.49%) iPad
3 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.16%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.16%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 34 (39.53%) Windows
2 17 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (15.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (11.63%) Linux
5 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (5.81%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.81%) UNIX
7 4 (4.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) ITIL
2 14 (16.28%) Project Management
3 10 (11.63%) Migration
4 9 (10.47%) Data Analysis
4 9 (10.47%) PRINCE2
4 9 (10.47%) Capacity Management
5 8 (9.30%) TOGAF
6 7 (8.14%) Change Management
7 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.81%) Identity Management
8 5 (5.81%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Content Management
10 3 (3.49%) Validation
10 3 (3.49%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (3.49%) CAD
10 3 (3.49%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.49%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.49%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.47%) C#
1 9 (10.47%) JavaScript
1 9 (10.47%) SQL
2 6 (6.98%) VB.NET
3 5 (5.81%) VBScript
4 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.49%) C
5 3 (3.49%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) VB6
6 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.16%) COBOL
6 1 (1.16%) Java
Qualifications
1 39 (45.35%) Security Cleared
2 32 (37.21%) SC Cleared
3 18 (20.93%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (2.33%) CCNP
5 2 (2.33%) ISEB
5 2 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.16%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.16%) Degree
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.28%) SLA
2 3 (3.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.49%) ISO 9001
3 2 (2.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.33%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (25.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.30%) vSphere
3 3 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.49%) MetaFrame
3 3 (3.49%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.16%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (10.47%) NetBackup
1 9 (10.47%) HP SIM
1 9 (10.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (5.81%) SCCM
3 1 (1.16%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 69 (80.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.44%) HP
3 13 (15.12%) VMware
4 10 (11.63%) Symantec
5 8 (9.30%) 3PAR
6 5 (5.81%) SAP
7 4 (4.65%) Cisco
7 4 (4.65%) Citrix
8 3 (3.49%) Avaya
8 3 (3.49%) Dell
9 2 (2.33%) Brocade
9 2 (2.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.33%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.33%) ProCurve
10 1 (1.16%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.16%) Unisys
10 1 (1.16%) IBM
10 1 (1.16%) Adobe
10 1 (1.16%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.16%) Remedy
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £17 - £22 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £30 - £35 per hour + DOE
Posted: 13 days ago