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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 54 49 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.02% 8.42% 7.20%
As % of the Applications category 40.00% 47.57% 55.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £20.06 £13.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.59% -12.90%
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
135 103 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.06% 17.70% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 69 42
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 £195 £148 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +2.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 11
Average hourly rate £20.06 £14.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.34% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.75 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £64.50 £24.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
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 23 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 23 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 -25 13 £400 +13.47% 9
Salisbury -1 8 £103 - 2
Trowbridge - 1 £475 - 3
Warminster - - - -
Chippenham - - - - 2
Melksham - - - -
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 86 (76.11%) Microsoft
2 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
3 34 (30.09%) Windows
4 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
5 30 (26.55%) Finance
6 27 (23.89%) Telecoms
6 27 (23.89%) MS Project
7 24 (21.24%) SharePoint
7 24 (21.24%) Project Management
8 23 (20.35%) ITIL
9 21 (18.58%) MS Office
10 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
11 19 (16.81%) MS PowerPoint
11 19 (16.81%) DV Cleared
12 16 (14.16%) VMware
12 16 (14.16%) PRINCE2
12 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
13 14 (12.39%) HP
13 14 (12.39%) Symantec
13 14 (12.39%) Banking
13 14 (12.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 13 (11.50%) SLA
14 13 (11.50%) SQL
15 12 (10.62%) .NET
15 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
16 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
16 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
16 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (8.85%) C#
16 10 (8.85%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 24 (21.24%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.08%) CMS
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.77%) Railo
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.77%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.77%) Content Management Server
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.77%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.88%) Lync
6 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (23.89%) MS Project
2 21 (18.58%) MS Office
3 19 (16.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (5.31%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.77%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.85%) DHCP
1 10 (8.85%) DNS
2 9 (7.96%) Intranet
3 8 (7.08%) Firewall
4 2 (1.77%) VPN
5 1 (0.88%) LDAP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) Network Security
5 1 (0.88%) MVNO
5 1 (0.88%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.31%) MS Access
4 5 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.42%) BusinessObjects
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.54%) QlikView
5 4 (3.54%) BusinessObjects XI
5 4 (3.54%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.77%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 2 (1.77%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.77%) OLAP
7 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.88%) OLTP
7 1 (0.88%) Big Data
7 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
2 4 (3.54%) Eclipse
2 4 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.65%) Hudson
3 3 (2.65%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.88%) Ant
5 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.88%) Subversion
5 1 (0.88%) Maven
5 1 (0.88%) JIRA
5 1 (0.88%) Selenium
General
1 30 (26.55%) Finance
2 27 (23.89%) Telecoms
3 14 (12.39%) Banking
4 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 6 (5.31%) Publishing
4 6 (5.31%) Military
5 4 (3.54%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.77%) Legal
7 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.88%) Local Government
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (31.86%) Analyst
2 21 (18.58%) Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Support Analyst
3 13 (11.50%) Project Analyst
4 12 (10.62%) Administrator
5 10 (8.85%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.08%) Project Manager
6 8 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (5.31%) Project Support Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 6 (5.31%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Web Manager
7 6 (5.31%) Web Content Manager
7 6 (5.31%) PMO Analyst
7 6 (5.31%) Content Manager
8 5 (4.42%) Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Systems Integration Engineer
8 5 (4.42%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (4.42%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.42%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.62%) .NET
2 9 (7.96%) ASP.NET
2 9 (7.96%) HTML
3 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (4.42%) Software Packaging
4 5 (4.42%) JSP
5 4 (3.54%) Silverlight
5 4 (3.54%) REST
5 4 (3.54%) MDX
6 3 (2.65%) CSS3
6 3 (2.65%) jQuery
6 3 (2.65%) CSS
6 3 (2.65%) Web Services
7 2 (1.77%) XML
7 2 (1.77%) XHTML
7 2 (1.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.77%) WCF
7 2 (1.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (1.77%) HTML5
7 2 (1.77%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
1 5 (4.42%) Open Source
2 2 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (1.77%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (1.77%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.88%) EPoS
3 1 (0.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 34 (30.09%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) Windows 7
3 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (8.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (8.85%) Linux
4 7 (6.19%) Windows XP
5 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Windows 8
5 4 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.54%) UNIX
6 2 (1.77%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Project Management
2 23 (20.35%) ITIL
3 16 (14.16%) PRINCE2
4 9 (7.96%) CRM
5 8 (7.08%) Change Management
5 8 (7.08%) Migration
5 8 (7.08%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.19%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (6.19%) MVC
6 7 (6.19%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (5.31%) Web Design
7 6 (5.31%) Project Planning
8 5 (4.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (4.42%) Compatibility Testing
8 5 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (4.42%) Content Management
8 5 (4.42%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (4.42%) Software Distribution
8 5 (4.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.50%) SQL
2 10 (8.85%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.85%) C#
3 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
4 7 (6.19%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.19%) VB
4 7 (6.19%) VBA
5 6 (5.31%) VBScript
6 4 (3.54%) Java
7 2 (1.77%) Perl
7 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.77%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) VB6
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
7 2 (1.77%) C
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
3 19 (16.81%) DV Cleared
4 6 (5.31%) PMP
4 6 (5.31%) PMI Certification
5 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (2.65%) ISEB
7 2 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.77%) CCNP
7 2 (1.77%) Degree
8 1 (0.88%) APMP
8 1 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.88%) RHCE
8 1 (0.88%) ACCA
8 1 (0.88%) CIMA
8 1 (0.88%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) SLA
2 8 (7.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.19%) QA
4 3 (2.65%) ISO 9001
5 2 (1.77%) Basel II
System Software
1 20 (17.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.42%) VMware ESX
2 5 (4.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 4 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.54%) vSphere
4 3 (2.65%) vCloud
4 3 (2.65%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (12.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 10 (8.85%) SCCM
3 9 (7.96%) HP SIM
3 9 (7.96%) NetBackup
4 5 (4.42%) SCOM
4 5 (4.42%) WSUS
5 4 (3.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.77%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.88%) MOM
7 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 86 (76.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.16%) VMware
3 14 (12.39%) Symantec
3 14 (12.39%) HP
4 7 (6.19%) Business Objects
5 6 (5.31%) Citrix
6 5 (4.42%) SAP
6 5 (4.42%) Lumension
7 4 (3.54%) 3PAR
8 3 (2.65%) McAfee
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle
8 3 (2.65%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.77%) Brocade
9 2 (1.77%) ProCurve
9 2 (1.77%) Apple
9 2 (1.77%) Cisco
9 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 1 (0.88%) Veritas
10 1 (0.88%) Dell
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