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 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 12 24
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 39 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 4.59% 7.63% 6.13%
As % of the Applications category 30.00% 52.00% 43.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 22 32
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£363 £331 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.43% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £151 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £447 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.12 £13.15 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £154.72 £16.30 £16.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
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
110 75 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 15.30% 14.68% 14.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 52 69
Average daily rate £395 £340 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.17% +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 5
Average hourly rate £22.69 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.07% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £13.40 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £156.75 £19.50 £86.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

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 December 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
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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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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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 -16 18 £375 +20.00% 8
Trowbridge -2 2 £450 - 1
Salisbury -5 2 £230 - 4
Chippenham - - - - 8
Corsham - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Melksham - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 88 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 51 (48.11%) Security Cleared
3 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
4 37 (34.91%) ITIL
5 33 (31.13%) Telecoms
6 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
7 29 (27.36%) DV Cleared
8 23 (21.70%) VMware
9 22 (20.75%) MS Office
10 21 (19.81%) HP
10 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (16.98%) SLA
11 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
12 17 (16.04%) DNS
12 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
13 16 (15.09%) Finance
14 15 (14.15%) Firewall
14 15 (14.15%) Symantec
14 15 (14.15%) .NET
15 14 (13.21%) SQL
15 14 (13.21%) Linux
15 14 (13.21%) DHCP
15 14 (13.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
16 13 (12.26%) HP SIM
16 13 (12.26%) MS Project
16 13 (12.26%) C#
16 13 (12.26%) Project Management
16 13 (12.26%) NetBackup
17 11 (10.38%) Migration

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 18 (16.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.77%) MS Project Server
4 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.83%) IIS
5 3 (2.83%) Joomla!
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.83%) Lync
6 2 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.94%) CMS
7 1 (0.94%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.94%) SAS
7 1 (0.94%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (20.75%) MS Office
2 13 (12.26%) MS Project
3 9 (8.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.83%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.83%) Photoshop
4 3 (2.83%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) SAP HR
1 2 (1.89%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.04%) DNS
2 15 (14.15%) Firewall
3 14 (13.21%) DHCP
4 7 (6.60%) VPN
5 3 (2.83%) FTP
5 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.83%) Intranet
6 2 (1.89%) Wireless
6 2 (1.89%) MVNO
7 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.94%) ATM
7 1 (0.94%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.83%) MS Access
2 3 (2.83%) SAP BW
2 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.94%) EDMS
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.83%) Hudson
3 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.83%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.94%) MSI
4 1 (0.94%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.94%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.94%) Selenium
General
1 33 (31.13%) Telecoms
2 16 (15.09%) Finance
3 10 (9.43%) Military
4 2 (1.89%) Banking
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Back Office
5 1 (0.94%) Local Government
5 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (17.92%) Analyst
2 17 (16.04%) Administrator
3 16 (15.09%) Developer
4 13 (12.26%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Storage Administrator
5 10 (9.43%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) Service Analyst
7 7 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.66%) Consultant
9 5 (4.72%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.72%) Infrastructure Designer
9 5 (4.72%) Designer
10 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) Active Directory Specialist
10 4 (3.77%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (3.77%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.15%) .NET
2 9 (8.49%) XML
3 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET
3 8 (7.55%) Web Services
4 5 (4.72%) XSLT
5 4 (3.77%) CSS
5 4 (3.77%) HTML
5 4 (3.77%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.77%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.77%) REST
6 3 (2.83%) LINQ
7 2 (1.89%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.89%) WCF
8 1 (0.94%) jQuery
8 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.94%) JSP
8 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.94%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.77%) Open Source
4 3 (2.83%) Social Media
4 3 (2.83%) iPad
4 3 (2.83%) PDA
4 3 (2.83%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.83%) iPhone
5 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.94%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.94%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.94%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (48.11%) Windows
2 21 (19.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (16.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (13.21%) Linux
5 11 (10.38%) Windows 7
6 10 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.55%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.72%) UNIX
9 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (34.91%) ITIL
2 13 (12.26%) Project Management
3 11 (10.38%) Migration
3 11 (10.38%) Capacity Management
4 10 (9.43%) TOGAF
5 8 (7.55%) Data Analysis
5 8 (7.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (7.55%) PRINCE2
6 7 (6.60%) Change Management
7 6 (5.66%) MVC
7 6 (5.66%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (4.72%) Identity Management
9 4 (3.77%) UML
9 4 (3.77%) SSADM
9 4 (3.77%) SOA
9 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.77%) Content Management
9 4 (3.77%) Data Migration
9 4 (3.77%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.77%) DoDAF
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.21%) SQL
2 13 (12.26%) C#
3 10 (9.43%) VBScript
4 9 (8.49%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.55%) VB
6 6 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.72%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.83%) C
8 3 (2.83%) VBA
9 1 (0.94%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (48.11%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.85%) SC Cleared
3 29 (27.36%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.77%) CCNP
5 3 (2.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.89%) ISEB
6 2 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.94%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.94%) PMP
7 1 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.94%) MCITP
7 1 (0.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.98%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
4 2 (1.89%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) vSphere
3 5 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.77%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.83%) MetaFrame
5 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
5 3 (2.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.94%) UAG
Systems Management
1 14 (13.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 13 (12.26%) HP SIM
2 13 (12.26%) NetBackup
3 9 (8.49%) SCCM
4 4 (3.77%) SCOM
4 4 (3.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (83.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (21.70%) VMware
3 21 (19.81%) HP
4 15 (14.15%) Symantec
5 10 (9.43%) 3PAR
6 6 (5.66%) Citrix
6 6 (5.66%) Cisco
7 5 (4.72%) SAP
8 4 (3.77%) McAfee
8 4 (3.77%) Brocade
8 4 (3.77%) ProCurve
9 3 (2.83%) Oracle
9 3 (2.83%) Computacenter
9 3 (2.83%) Avaya
9 3 (2.83%) Dell
10 1 (0.94%) EMC
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
10 1 (0.94%) Unisys
10 1 (0.94%) IBM
10 1 (0.94%) Apple
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