The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Wiltshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 58 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.58% 8.77% 7.29%
As % of the Applications category 42.03% 49.50% 55.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 32 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £322 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £150 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £439 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 4
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% -14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.96 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.26% -6.50%
Applications Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
138 101 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.41% 17.72% 13.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 68 44
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.07% +9.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £148 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £310 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 10
Average hourly rate £20.06 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £76.00 £24.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
South West

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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Swindon -23 13 £375 +7.14% 9
Salisbury 0 9 £105 - 3
Trowbridge - 1 £475 - 2
Warminster - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 89 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 49 (41.53%) Security Cleared
3 39 (33.05%) Windows
4 32 (27.12%) SC Cleared
5 30 (25.42%) Finance
6 29 (24.58%) Telecoms
7 28 (23.73%) MS Project
8 26 (22.03%) ITIL
9 24 (20.34%) Project Management
10 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
10 23 (19.49%) SharePoint
11 22 (18.64%) DV Cleared
12 21 (17.80%) MS Office
13 19 (16.10%) VMware
13 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
14 16 (13.56%) HP
14 16 (13.56%) PRINCE2
15 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
15 15 (12.71%) Symantec
15 15 (12.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 14 (11.86%) Windows 7
16 14 (11.86%) SQL
16 14 (11.86%) SLA
16 14 (11.86%) Banking
17 12 (10.17%) Linux
17 12 (10.17%) .NET
18 11 (9.32%) DNS
18 11 (9.32%) DHCP
18 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (9.32%) SCCM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 23 (19.49%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.63%) CMS
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.69%) Railo
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.69%) ColdFusion
4 2 (1.69%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.85%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.85%) Confluence
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 28 (23.73%) MS Project
2 21 (17.80%) MS Office
3 19 (16.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.08%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) DHCP
1 11 (9.32%) DNS
2 10 (8.47%) Firewall
3 9 (7.63%) Intranet
4 3 (2.54%) VPN
5 1 (0.85%) LDAP
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
5 1 (0.85%) Network Security
5 1 (0.85%) MVNO
5 1 (0.85%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.85%) SAN
5 1 (0.85%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) MS Access
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.24%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (3.39%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (3.39%) QlikView
4 4 (3.39%) BusinessObjects XI
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.69%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 2 (1.69%) OLAP
5 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.85%) MySQL
6 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.85%) OLTP
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.39%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.54%) Hudson
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (1.69%) Selenium
5 1 (0.85%) Ant
5 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.85%) MSI
5 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.85%) Subversion
5 1 (0.85%) Maven
5 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 29 (24.58%) Telecoms
3 14 (11.86%) Banking
4 7 (5.93%) Military
5 6 (5.08%) Publishing
5 6 (5.08%) Retail
6 4 (3.39%) Retail Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.85%) Local Government
8 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (31.36%) Analyst
2 20 (16.95%) Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.02%) Administrator
3 13 (11.02%) Project Analyst
4 11 (9.32%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (7.63%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Project Support Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.08%) Web Manager
7 6 (5.08%) Web Content Manager
7 6 (5.08%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (5.08%) Content Manager
8 5 (4.24%) Storage Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.24%) Storage Administrator
8 5 (4.24%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (4.24%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.17%) .NET
2 10 (8.47%) ASP.NET
2 10 (8.47%) HTML
3 6 (5.08%) Software Packaging
3 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.24%) JSP
5 4 (3.39%) MDX
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
5 4 (3.39%) REST
5 4 (3.39%) CSS3
5 4 (3.39%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.39%) jQuery
6 3 (2.54%) HTML5
6 3 (2.54%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
7 2 (1.69%) XML
7 2 (1.69%) XHTML
7 2 (1.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (0.85%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.24%) Open Source
2 2 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (1.69%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.85%) EPoS
3 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 39 (33.05%) Windows
2 14 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 12 (10.17%) Linux
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (9.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (6.78%) Windows XP
6 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.39%) UNIX
8 2 (1.69%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.03%) ITIL
2 24 (20.34%) Project Management
3 16 (13.56%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.63%) CRM
5 8 (6.78%) Change Management
5 8 (6.78%) Migration
5 8 (6.78%) ITIL V3
6 7 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (5.08%) MVC
7 6 (5.08%) Web Design
7 6 (5.08%) Content Management
7 6 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.08%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.24%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (4.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.24%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.24%) Capacity Management
8 5 (4.24%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.86%) SQL
2 10 (8.47%) T-SQL
2 10 (8.47%) C#
3 9 (7.63%) VB
3 9 (7.63%) PowerShell
4 8 (6.78%) VBScript
4 8 (6.78%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.93%) VBA
6 4 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (1.69%) Perl
7 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.69%) Python
7 2 (1.69%) VB6
7 2 (1.69%) Ruby
7 2 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 49 (41.53%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 22 (18.64%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) PMP
4 6 (5.08%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.54%) ISEB
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (0.85%) MCSE
8 1 (0.85%) APMP
8 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.85%) RHCE
8 1 (0.85%) ACCA
8 1 (0.85%) CIMA
8 1 (0.85%) MCTS
8 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.86%) SLA
2 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (5.93%) QA
4 3 (2.54%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.69%) Basel II
System Software
1 23 (19.49%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.24%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.24%) vSphere
3 4 (3.39%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (2.54%) vCloud
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (12.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 11 (9.32%) SCCM
3 10 (8.47%) HP SIM
3 10 (8.47%) NetBackup
4 6 (5.08%) SCOM
5 5 (4.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.24%) WSUS
6 2 (1.69%) SCOrch
6 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.85%) MOM
7 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 89 (75.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.10%) VMware
3 16 (13.56%) HP
4 15 (12.71%) Symantec
5 7 (5.93%) Citrix
5 7 (5.93%) Business Objects
6 5 (4.24%) SAP
6 5 (4.24%) 3PAR
6 5 (4.24%) Lumension
7 4 (3.39%) McAfee
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle
8 3 (2.54%) Computacenter
8 3 (2.54%) Brocade
8 3 (2.54%) ProCurve
8 3 (2.54%) Cisco
9 2 (1.69%) IBM
9 2 (1.69%) Apple
10 1 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.85%) Veritas
10 1 (0.85%) Dell
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