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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 34 50 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 5.21% 7.90% 6.29%
As % of the Applications category 40.96% 40.00% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -8.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £195 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £421 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £19.61 £22.53 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.97% +66.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
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
83 125 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 12.73% 19.75% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 88 57
Average daily rate £350 £265 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £195 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 9
Average hourly rate £19.03 £27.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.80% +103.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £21.54 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £40.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.06 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.39% -2.83%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +11 24 £325 -16.12% 5
Corsham -10 2 £95 -60.41%
Salisbury +1 1 £350 +68.67% 7
Trowbridge - 1 - - 3
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (74.65%) Microsoft
2 26 (36.62%) Windows
3 25 (35.21%) MS Office
4 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
5 18 (25.35%) SQL
5 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
6 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
7 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
8 15 (21.13%) Project Management
9 14 (19.72%) Finance
9 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
10 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
10 13 (18.31%) VMware
10 13 (18.31%) MS PowerPoint
11 12 (16.90%) McAfee
12 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (14.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 10 (14.08%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
13 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
13 10 (14.08%) VBScript
13 10 (14.08%) VB
13 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
14 9 (12.68%) MS Project
14 9 (12.68%) ITIL
15 8 (11.27%) SAN
15 8 (11.27%) C#
15 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
15 8 (11.27%) Banking

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 14 (19.72%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.04%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (2.82%) CMS
5 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.41%) Lync
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) JBoss
6 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (35.21%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (12.68%) MS Project
4 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.27%) SAN
2 5 (7.04%) WAN
3 4 (5.63%) LAN
3 4 (5.63%) Firewall
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) DNS
5 2 (2.82%) HTTP
5 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.82%) Internet
5 2 (2.82%) VLAN
5 2 (2.82%) NAS
5 2 (2.82%) Multicast
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
6 1 (1.41%) MPLS
6 1 (1.41%) Wireless
6 1 (1.41%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.41%) VPN
6 1 (1.41%) VoIP
6 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.41%) DB2
6 1 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.41%) Hudson
3 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.41%) Toad
General
1 14 (19.72%) Finance
2 8 (11.27%) Banking
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Developer
3 8 (11.27%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) DBA
5 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (7.04%) Data Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Consultant
6 5 (7.04%) Senior DBA
6 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) PMO Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
7 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Change Manager
8 3 (4.23%) .NET Developer
8 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) CLAS Consultant
9 2 (2.82%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) .NET
1 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
2 3 (4.23%) J2EE
2 3 (4.23%) Classic ASP
2 3 (4.23%) XML
2 3 (4.23%) RESTful
2 3 (4.23%) HTML
2 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.82%) Sass
3 2 (2.82%) Ajax
3 2 (2.82%) jQuery
3 2 (2.82%) Flash
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) SOAP
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 5 (7.04%) Mobile Banking
2 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
3 2 (2.82%) W3C
3 2 (2.82%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows XP
3 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
5 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.13%) Project Management
2 9 (12.68%) ITIL
3 7 (9.86%) PRINCE2
3 7 (9.86%) Risk Management
4 6 (8.45%) Service Management
4 6 (8.45%) Release Management
4 6 (8.45%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (7.04%) Database Security
5 5 (7.04%) Portfolio Management
5 5 (7.04%) Performance Improvement
5 5 (7.04%) Migration
5 5 (7.04%) ETL
6 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.63%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.23%) TDD
7 3 (4.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 10 (14.08%) T-SQL
2 10 (14.08%) VBScript
2 10 (14.08%) VB
3 8 (11.27%) C#
4 4 (5.63%) Java
5 3 (4.23%) X++
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) ActionScript
7 1 (1.41%) C++
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
7 1 (1.41%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 16 (22.54%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) APMP
3 3 (4.23%) Degree
4 2 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.41%) OCP
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.41%) MCP
5 1 (1.41%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCSA
5 1 (1.41%) PMP
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
5 1 (1.41%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (25.35%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Workstation
3 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Xen
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 6 (8.45%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (2.82%) WSUS
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.41%) MIMEsweeper
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.41%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 53 (74.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.31%) VMware
3 12 (16.90%) McAfee
4 5 (7.04%) Cisco
5 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 3 (4.23%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.23%) HP
6 3 (4.23%) Apple
7 2 (2.82%) Dell
7 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.41%) Veeam
8 1 (1.41%) Tableau
8 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.41%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.41%) Avaya
8 1 (1.41%) NetApp
8 1 (1.41%) SAP
8 1 (1.41%) Cognos
8 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec
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