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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 19 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 41 59 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.83% 8.39% 7.96%
As % of the Applications category 44.09% 43.38% 43.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £182 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.15% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 0
Average hourly rate £20.19 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
93 136 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 13.23% 19.35% 18.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 91 58
Average daily rate £350 £288 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -14.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £20.19 £35.00 £15.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.32% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £19.00 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £48.75 £16.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +7 26 £350 +14.20% 17
Corsham -8 4 £398 +65.62%
Salisbury +7 1 £194 -13.77% 5
Chippenham - 1 £350 - 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 26 (40.00%) MS Office
3 25 (38.46%) Windows
4 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
5 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
5 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
6 16 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
7 15 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 15 (23.08%) Project Management
8 14 (21.54%) Finance
8 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
9 13 (20.00%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
11 10 (15.38%) ITIL
11 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (13.85%) MS Project
12 9 (13.85%) VBScript
12 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
12 9 (13.85%) McAfee
12 9 (13.85%) VMware
13 8 (12.31%) Banking
13 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (12.31%) SAN
13 8 (12.31%) VB
13 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
13 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
13 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
13 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
14 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (10.77%) IIS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 7 (10.77%) IIS
3 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.08%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.54%) Lync
6 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 26 (40.00%) MS Office
2 16 (24.62%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (13.85%) MS Project
4 4 (6.15%) MS Visio
5 3 (4.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (1.54%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.31%) SAN
2 4 (6.15%) DNS
3 3 (4.62%) Firewall
3 3 (4.62%) LAN
3 3 (4.62%) WAN
3 3 (4.62%) DHCP
4 2 (3.08%) HTTP
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.08%) VLAN
4 2 (3.08%) Multicast
4 2 (3.08%) NAS
5 1 (1.54%) Network Security
5 1 (1.54%) Wireless
5 1 (1.54%) Internet
5 1 (1.54%) MPLS
5 1 (1.54%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.62%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.54%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.54%) Hudson
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (21.54%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.08%) Marketing
5 1 (1.54%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (15.38%) Analyst
2 6 (9.23%) DBA
2 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
2 6 (9.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Consultant
3 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (7.69%) Developer
3 5 (7.69%) Senior DBA
4 4 (6.15%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.15%) Change Manager
4 4 (6.15%) Data Analyst
4 4 (6.15%) Administrator
5 3 (4.62%) PMO Analyst
5 3 (4.62%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support
5 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Project Administrator
6 2 (3.08%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (3.08%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) XML
2 4 (6.15%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.08%) CSS
4 2 (3.08%) XSLT
4 2 (3.08%) Web Services
4 2 (3.08%) Flash
4 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 2 (3.08%) Ajax
4 2 (3.08%) jQuery
4 2 (3.08%) Sass
5 1 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.54%) LINQ
5 1 (1.54%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) W3C
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.54%) Statistics
5 1 (1.54%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 25 (38.46%) Windows
2 10 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.85%) Windows XP
4 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.31%) Windows 7
5 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Project Management
2 10 (15.38%) ITIL
3 8 (12.31%) PRINCE2
3 8 (12.31%) Data Analysis
4 6 (9.23%) Risk Management
4 6 (9.23%) Service Management
4 6 (9.23%) Release Management
5 5 (7.69%) Database Security
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.69%) Line Management
5 5 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (7.69%) ETL
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.62%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.00%) SQL
2 9 (13.85%) VBScript
3 8 (12.31%) VB
3 8 (12.31%) T-SQL
4 4 (6.15%) C#
5 3 (4.62%) Java
5 3 (4.62%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
6 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.54%) X++
7 1 (1.54%) VB6
7 1 (1.54%) COBOL
7 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.08%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.08%) Degree
3 2 (3.08%) APMP
4 1 (1.54%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (1.54%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) SLA
2 2 (3.08%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (4.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.54%) Xen
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (7.69%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) WSUS
3 2 (3.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 48 (73.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) McAfee
2 9 (13.85%) VMware
3 4 (6.15%) Cisco
4 3 (4.62%) HP
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.08%) Dell
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.54%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.54%) SAP
Swindon
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago