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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 8 29
Rank change year-on-year
0 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 69 64 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 9.80% 11.66% 5.01%
As % of the Applications category 53.49% 55.65% 41.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 52 19
Average daily rate
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£305 £338 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.62% -0.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £308
% change year-on-year
- +5.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 0
Average hourly rate £20.06 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+150.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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
129 115 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 18.32% 20.95% 11.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 82 49
Average daily rate £340 £351 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +4.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £146 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.06 £73.00 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 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
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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
Salisbury -1 18 £110 -50.00% 2
Swindon -28 11 £340 -19.04% 6
Corsham -1 3 £488 +63.59% 1
Chippenham +7 2 £200 +37.93% 8
Malmesbury - 1 - - 2
Marlborough - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 99 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 63 (52.50%) Security Cleared
3 56 (46.67%) Windows
4 44 (36.67%) SC Cleared
5 40 (33.33%) ITIL
5 40 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 35 (29.17%) DV Cleared
7 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
8 27 (22.50%) VMware
9 25 (20.83%) SharePoint
10 24 (20.00%) HP
11 22 (18.33%) MS Office
11 22 (18.33%) Symantec
11 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 21 (17.50%) Finance
12 21 (17.50%) MS Project
12 21 (17.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 20 (16.67%) DNS
14 19 (15.83%) SLA
14 19 (15.83%) Project Management
15 18 (15.00%) DHCP
16 17 (14.17%) Linux
16 17 (14.17%) Firewall
17 16 (13.33%) NetBackup
17 16 (13.33%) HP SIM
18 15 (12.50%) Windows 7
18 15 (12.50%) SCCM
18 15 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
19 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 25 (20.83%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.50%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.33%) MS Project Server
5 4 (3.33%) CMS
5 4 (3.33%) Lync
6 3 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.50%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.83%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.83%) SAS
7 1 (0.83%) IIS
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) MS Office
2 21 (17.50%) MS Project
3 15 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.50%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.50%) Acrobat
6 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.83%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (16.67%) DNS
2 18 (15.00%) DHCP
3 17 (14.17%) Firewall
4 9 (7.50%) Intranet
5 7 (5.83%) VPN
6 3 (2.50%) FTP
6 3 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.67%) SAN
7 2 (1.67%) MVNO
8 1 (0.83%) DMZ
8 1 (0.83%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.83%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) MS Access
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.67%) SAP BW
4 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.83%) Big Data
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.83%) EDMS
4 1 (0.83%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.83%) OLTP
4 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.83%) MSI
4 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.83%) Selenium
General
1 40 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 21 (17.50%) Finance
3 11 (9.17%) Military
4 8 (6.67%) Banking
5 4 (3.33%) Publishing
6 2 (1.67%) Legal
7 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.83%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (21.67%) Analyst
2 18 (15.00%) Administrator
3 17 (14.17%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (10.83%) Developer
5 11 (9.17%) Storage Systems Administrator
5 11 (9.17%) Storage Administrator
6 9 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (6.67%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Web Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Web Content Manager
9 6 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.00%) Project Coordinator
9 6 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.00%) Coordinator
9 6 (5.00%) Content Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Designer
10 5 (4.17%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.17%) .NET
2 7 (5.83%) HTML
3 6 (5.00%) Software Packaging
3 6 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.17%) JSP
4 5 (4.17%) Web Services
4 5 (4.17%) XML
5 4 (3.33%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.33%) CSS
5 4 (3.33%) REST
5 4 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.50%) WCF
7 2 (1.67%) XSLT
8 1 (0.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.83%) HTML5
8 1 (0.83%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.83%) SAP XI
8 1 (0.83%) LAMP
8 1 (0.83%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) Open Source
3 3 (2.50%) Social Media
3 3 (2.50%) iPad
3 3 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.50%) iPhone
3 3 (2.50%) PDA
4 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.67%) Windows
2 22 (18.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.17%) Linux
5 15 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 11 (9.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.00%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.33%) UNIX
10 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (33.33%) ITIL
2 19 (15.83%) Project Management
3 14 (11.67%) PRINCE2
4 12 (10.00%) Capacity Management
5 11 (9.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.33%) Migration
7 7 (5.83%) CRM
7 7 (5.83%) TOGAF
8 6 (5.00%) Web Design
8 6 (5.00%) Change Management
8 6 (5.00%) MVC
9 5 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.17%) Software Distribution
9 5 (4.17%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (4.17%) Data Cleansing
10 4 (3.33%) DoDAF
10 4 (3.33%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.83%) SQL
2 10 (8.33%) C#
3 9 (7.50%) VBScript
3 9 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.00%) VB
5 6 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.50%) C
7 1 (0.83%) Python
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) Perl
7 1 (0.83%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 63 (52.50%) Security Cleared
2 44 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 35 (29.17%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 4 (3.33%) CCNP
4 4 (3.33%) ISEB
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.33%) PMP
4 4 (3.33%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.83%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.83%) RHCE
7 1 (0.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.83%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.83%) SLA
2 5 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.67%) QA
4 1 (0.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 30 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.17%) vSphere
3 6 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.17%) VMware ESX
4 5 (4.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (2.50%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.50%) MetaFrame
7 1 (0.83%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.83%) UAG
7 1 (0.83%) vCloud
7 1 (0.83%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 21 (17.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 16 (13.33%) NetBackup
2 16 (13.33%) HP SIM
3 15 (12.50%) SCCM
4 6 (5.00%) SCOM
5 5 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.17%) WSUS
6 1 (0.83%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.83%) MOM
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (82.50%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.50%) VMware
3 24 (20.00%) HP
4 22 (18.33%) Symantec
5 11 (9.17%) 3PAR
6 10 (8.33%) Citrix
7 6 (5.00%) Cisco
8 5 (4.17%) Lumension
9 4 (3.33%) Brocade
9 4 (3.33%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.33%) SAP
9 4 (3.33%) Dell
9 4 (3.33%) McAfee
10 3 (2.50%) Avaya
10 3 (2.50%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.67%) Oracle
12 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.83%) Veritas
12 1 (0.83%) Apple
12 1 (0.83%) Unisys