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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 26 10 8
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 43 68 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.54% 9.43% 11.32%
As % of the Applications category 47.78% 50.75% 59.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 43
Average daily rate
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£293 £278 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -12.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £95 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £478 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.06 £8.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.13% +150.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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
90 134 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 11.60% 18.59% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 84 70
Average daily rate £373 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £133 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Average hourly rate £19.03 £19.53 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +11.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.25 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £29.01 £127.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram 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 4 September 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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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 +12 26 £335 -1.47% 19
Bradford-on-Avon - 3 £260 -
Salisbury -3 1 £350 +233.33% 3
Trowbridge -3 1 £375 -23.07% 1
Chippenham -5 1 £110 -45.00%
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 33 (39.29%) MS Office
3 24 (28.57%) Windows
4 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
5 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 15 (17.86%) Finance
6 15 (17.86%) SQL
7 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 14 (16.67%) VMware
8 13 (15.48%) McAfee
9 12 (14.29%) Project Management
9 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
10 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
10 11 (13.10%) VMware Workstation
10 11 (13.10%) Cisco
10 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
11 10 (11.90%) VBScript
11 10 (11.90%) VB
11 10 (11.90%) Firewall
11 10 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 10 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (10.71%) DNS
13 8 (9.52%) C#
13 8 (9.52%) MS Project
13 8 (9.52%) ITIL
13 8 (9.52%) Apple
14 7 (8.33%) VPN
14 7 (8.33%) Migration
14 7 (8.33%) Wireless

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.95%) IIS
3 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.57%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Lync
5 2 (2.38%) CMS
5 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.19%) JBoss
6 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
6 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
Applications
1 33 (39.29%) MS Office
2 10 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (9.52%) MS Project
4 5 (5.95%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.90%) Firewall
2 9 (10.71%) DNS
3 7 (8.33%) Wireless
3 7 (8.33%) VPN
4 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.57%) DHCP
5 3 (3.57%) WAN
5 3 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (2.38%) Internet
6 2 (2.38%) VLAN
6 2 (2.38%) LAN
6 2 (2.38%) HTTP
6 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.38%) NAS
6 2 (2.38%) Multicast
7 1 (1.19%) Skype
7 1 (1.19%) VoIP
7 1 (1.19%) SMTP
7 1 (1.19%) Network Security
7 1 (1.19%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.38%) QlikView
4 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.38%) MS Access
4 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.19%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.19%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (1.19%) Hudson
3 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.19%) Toad
General
1 15 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
3 2 (2.38%) Publishing
3 2 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.43%) Analyst
2 11 (13.10%) Developer
3 8 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Consultant
6 5 (5.95%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support
7 4 (4.76%) Administrator
7 4 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.57%) Rollout Manager
8 3 (3.57%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.14%) .NET
2 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.57%) J2EE
3 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
3 3 (3.57%) RESTful
3 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.38%) HTML
4 2 (2.38%) Sass
4 2 (2.38%) Ajax
4 2 (2.38%) jQuery
4 2 (2.38%) Flash
4 2 (2.38%) CSS
4 2 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) XSLT
5 1 (1.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.95%) iPad
2 5 (5.95%) iPhone
3 4 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.38%) W3C
4 2 (2.38%) Learning Management System
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.38%) User Experience
4 2 (2.38%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) NHS
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.57%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (4.76%) Linux
7 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.19%) UNIX
8 1 (1.19%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.29%) Project Management
2 8 (9.52%) ITIL
3 7 (8.33%) Migration
4 6 (7.14%) Release Management
5 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.95%) Software Engineering
5 5 (5.95%) PRINCE2
5 5 (5.95%) Service Management
6 4 (4.76%) ERP
6 4 (4.76%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (4.76%) Analytics
7 3 (3.57%) Time Management
7 3 (3.57%) Data Entry
7 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.57%) UML
7 3 (3.57%) OOP
7 3 (3.57%) OO
7 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 3 (3.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.86%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) T-SQL
3 10 (11.90%) VBScript
3 10 (11.90%) VB
4 8 (9.52%) C#
5 4 (4.76%) C++
6 3 (3.57%) Delphi
6 3 (3.57%) Java
6 3 (3.57%) X++
7 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
7 2 (2.38%) VBA
8 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) Degree
4 3 (3.57%) APMP
5 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.19%) OCP
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.19%) MCP
6 1 (1.19%) HNC
6 1 (1.19%) MCSE
6 1 (1.19%) MCSA
6 1 (1.19%) PMP
6 1 (1.19%) MCITP
6 1 (1.19%) NVQ Level 3
6 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.19%) vSphere
5 1 (1.19%) Xen
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (8.33%) SCCM
3 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.38%) WSUS
4 1 (1.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
4 1 (1.19%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.19%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 63 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (16.67%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) McAfee
4 11 (13.10%) Cisco
5 8 (9.52%) Apple
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
7 4 (4.76%) SAP
8 3 (3.57%) Borland
9 2 (2.38%) Sitecore
9 2 (2.38%) Tableau
9 2 (2.38%) HP
9 2 (2.38%) Dell
10 1 (1.19%) Avaya
10 1 (1.19%) Informatica
10 1 (1.19%) NetApp
10 1 (1.19%) Cognos
10 1 (1.19%) IBM
10 1 (1.19%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.19%) Symantec
10 1 (1.19%) Teradata
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