Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 65 65
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 -35
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 28 22 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.95% 1.94% 3.34%
As % of the Applications category 29.17% 22.68% 42.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 19 33
South Wales median daily rate £300 £301 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.17% -7.54% -
10th Percentile £161 £125 £191
90th Percentile £350 £389 £395
Wales median daily rate £300 £311 £325
% change year-on-year -3.46% -4.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +78.57% -27.59%
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £15.38 £10.50
% change year-on-year +30.08% +46.43% -27.59%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 96 97 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 10.13% 8.57% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 66 81
South Wales median daily rate £300 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% -26.92% +4.00%
10th Percentile £123 £126 £185
90th Percentile £374 £415 £438
Wales median daily rate £300 £238 £325
% change year-on-year +26.32% -26.92% +3.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 6
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 £12.30 £10.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +123.58% +15.76% -29.17%
10th Percentile £10.82 £11.17 £9.00
90th Percentile £39.13 £19.46 £12.38
Wales median hourly rate £11.09 £12.30 £11.75
% change year-on-year -9.88% +4.68% -9.62%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in South Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in South Wales.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in South Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in South Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in South Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in South Wales.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in South Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -4 15 £300 -3.46% 2
Torfaen - 4 £275 -
Blaenau Gwent - 2 £120 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 2 £286 -
Neath Port Talbot +2 1 £160 -20.00%
Microsoft Excel
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 8 (28.57%) Finance
5 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (28.57%) VBA
6 7 (25.00%) PowerPivot
7 6 (21.43%) Analytics
7 6 (21.43%) MS Access
7 6 (21.43%) Power BI
8 5 (17.86%) Tableau
9 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
9 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
9 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
9 4 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (14.29%) Data Extraction
9 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 4 (14.29%) Gantt Chart
9 4 (14.29%) PMO
10 3 (10.71%) Windows
10 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
10 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
10 3 (10.71%) MySQL
10 3 (10.71%) Oracle
10 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.57%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) LAN
1 2 (7.14%) Skype
2 1 (3.57%) Intranet
2 1 (3.57%) PBX
2 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (3.57%) WAN
2 1 (3.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 6 (21.43%) MS Access
3 6 (21.43%) Power BI
4 3 (10.71%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.57%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Billing
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 5 (17.86%) Graduate
5 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 4 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Graduate Data Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.14%) IT Support
7 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Systems Developer
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
7 2 (7.14%) Trainer
8 1 (3.57%) Graduate Support Manager
8 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.57%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) IT Technician
8 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) Visualisation
2 6 (21.43%) Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 4 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 4 (14.29%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (14.29%) Data Extraction
3 4 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (14.29%) Gantt Chart
3 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
4 3 (10.71%) Data Transformation
4 3 (10.71%) ETL
5 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (7.14%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) VBA
3 3 (10.71%) Python
3 3 (10.71%) R
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.57%) CIPD
2 1 (3.57%) ECDL
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.57%) MCDST
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) Data Quality
1 4 (14.29%) PMO
2 1 (3.57%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Tableau
3 3 (10.71%) Oracle
4 2 (7.14%) SAP
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec