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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 12 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 63 47 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 8.62% 9.46% 5.11%
As % of the Applications category 50.81% 48.96% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 39 21
Average daily rate
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£335 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £145 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £432 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £8.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
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
124 96 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 16.96% 19.32% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 70 50
Average daily rate £330 £320 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £145 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £434 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £25.00 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% +73.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.95 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £49.50 £17.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -6.45%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 22 October 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
Salisbury -2 14 £110 -50.00% 2
Swindon -18 14 £345 -5.47% 12
Corsham -4 3 £488 +63.59% 1
Chippenham - 2 £200 - 10
Malmesbury - 1 - - 1
Marlborough - - - -
Melksham - - - - 1
MS Excel
South West

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 99 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 60 (51.28%) Security Cleared
3 57 (48.72%) Windows
4 44 (37.61%) ITIL
5 42 (35.90%) SC Cleared
6 40 (34.19%) Telecoms
7 36 (30.77%) DV Cleared
8 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
9 27 (23.08%) VMware
10 24 (20.51%) HP
10 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (19.66%) SharePoint
11 23 (19.66%) Symantec
12 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (18.80%) SLA
12 22 (18.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 21 (17.95%) DNS
13 21 (17.95%) Finance
14 19 (16.24%) DHCP
15 18 (15.38%) MS Office
15 18 (15.38%) Firewall
16 17 (14.53%) Linux
16 17 (14.53%) NetBackup
16 17 (14.53%) HP SIM
17 15 (12.82%) SCCM
17 15 (12.82%) MS Project
17 15 (12.82%) SQL
17 15 (12.82%) .NET
17 15 (12.82%) Project Management
18 14 (11.97%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (19.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.42%) MS Project Server
5 4 (3.42%) CMS
6 3 (2.56%) Joomla!
6 3 (2.56%) Lync
7 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.85%) IIS
8 1 (0.85%) SAS
8 1 (0.85%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (15.38%) MS Office
2 15 (12.82%) MS Project
3 12 (10.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (7.69%) Photoshop
5 3 (2.56%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.85%) SAP HR-PA
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.95%) DNS
2 19 (16.24%) DHCP
3 18 (15.38%) Firewall
4 9 (7.69%) Intranet
5 7 (5.98%) VPN
6 3 (2.56%) FTP
6 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.71%) MVNO
7 2 (1.71%) SAN
8 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.85%) DMZ
8 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.42%) MS Access
3 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.71%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.85%) OLTP
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.85%) EDMS
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) Big Data
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.71%) Hudson
4 2 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.85%) MSI
5 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.85%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.85%) Selenium
General
1 40 (34.19%) Telecoms
2 21 (17.95%) Finance
3 11 (9.40%) Military
4 7 (5.98%) Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Publishing
6 2 (1.71%) Legal
7 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
7 1 (0.85%) Local Government
7 1 (0.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (17.95%) Analyst
2 19 (16.24%) Administrator
3 18 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 17 (14.53%) Developer
5 12 (10.26%) Storage Administrator
5 12 (10.26%) Storage Systems Administrator
6 9 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 9 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Content Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Web Content Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Web Manager
8 6 (5.13%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.13%) Architect
8 6 (5.13%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Systems Integration Engineer
9 5 (4.27%) Infrastructure Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.82%) .NET
2 8 (6.84%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.98%) HTML
3 7 (5.98%) Web Services
3 7 (5.98%) XML
4 6 (5.13%) Software Packaging
5 5 (4.27%) JSP
6 4 (3.42%) REST
6 4 (3.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.42%) Silverlight
6 4 (3.42%) CSS
6 4 (3.42%) XSLT
7 3 (2.56%) WCF
7 3 (2.56%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.71%) LINQ
9 1 (0.85%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.85%) LAMP
9 1 (0.85%) SAP XI
9 1 (0.85%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.85%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.42%) Open Source
2 4 (3.42%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.56%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.56%) PDA
3 3 (2.56%) Social Media
3 3 (2.56%) iPad
3 3 (2.56%) iPhone
4 2 (1.71%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.85%) User Experience
5 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.85%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 57 (48.72%) Windows
2 24 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (18.80%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (14.53%) Linux
5 14 (11.97%) Windows 7
6 12 (10.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (5.98%) Windows XP
8 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.42%) UNIX
10 1 (0.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) ITIL
2 15 (12.82%) Project Management
3 13 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 10 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 9 (7.69%) Migration
6 8 (6.84%) TOGAF
7 7 (5.98%) CRM
7 7 (5.98%) Change Management
7 7 (5.98%) ITIL V3
8 6 (5.13%) Web Design
8 6 (5.13%) MVC
9 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (4.27%) Compatibility Testing
9 5 (4.27%) Data Cleansing
9 5 (4.27%) Software Distribution
9 5 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.42%) ArchiMate
10 4 (3.42%) DoDAF
10 4 (3.42%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.82%) SQL
2 13 (11.11%) C#
3 8 (6.84%) JavaScript
3 8 (6.84%) VBScript
4 7 (5.98%) VB
4 7 (5.98%) PowerShell
5 6 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.42%) C
6 4 (3.42%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 60 (51.28%) Security Cleared
2 42 (35.90%) SC Cleared
3 36 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.42%) CCNP
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.56%) ISEB
5 3 (2.56%) PMP
5 3 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.85%) MCSE
7 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.85%) RHCE
7 1 (0.85%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (18.80%) SLA
2 7 (5.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.71%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) Data Quality
System Software
1 32 (27.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.26%) vSphere
3 5 (4.27%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (4.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.42%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (2.56%) MetaFrame
5 3 (2.56%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.85%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (18.80%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 17 (14.53%) NetBackup
2 17 (14.53%) HP SIM
3 15 (12.82%) SCCM
4 6 (5.13%) SCOM
5 5 (4.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (4.27%) WSUS
6 1 (0.85%) MOM
6 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 99 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (23.08%) VMware
3 24 (20.51%) HP
4 23 (19.66%) Symantec
5 12 (10.26%) 3PAR
6 10 (8.55%) Citrix
7 6 (5.13%) Cisco
8 5 (4.27%) SAP
8 5 (4.27%) Lumension
9 4 (3.42%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.42%) Brocade
9 4 (3.42%) McAfee
10 3 (2.56%) Dell
10 3 (2.56%) Avaya
10 3 (2.56%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.71%) Oracle
12 1 (0.85%) Business Objects
12 1 (0.85%) Unisys
12 1 (0.85%) EMC
12 1 (0.85%) IBM
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