Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 63 54 56
Rank change year-on-year -9 +2 +26
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 12 44 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.35% 3.09% 2.78%
As % of the Applications category 17.91% 39.29% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 25 26
South Wales median daily rate £125 £333 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -62.41% +23.72% -27.36%
10th Percentile £111 £139 £125
90th Percentile £372 £523 £344
Wales median daily rate £125 £329 £269
% change year-on-year -61.98% +22.33% -29.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 1
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £13.71 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +49.55% -31.46% +6.67%
Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £13.71 £20.00
% change year-on-year +49.55% -31.46% +24.03%

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 67 112 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 7.52% 7.87% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 80 72
South Wales median daily rate £350 £360 £269
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +33.95% +39.61%
10th Percentile £101 £161 £125
90th Percentile £500 £536 £376
Wales median daily rate £375 £355 £300
% change year-on-year +5.63% +18.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 14 10
South Wales median hourly rate £20.50 £14.00 £19.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -28.56% +75.45%
10th Percentile £14.43 £10.04 £12.37
90th Percentile £51.47 £18.87 £23.58
Wales median hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +35.71% -3.45% +29.81%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +21 11 £125 -61.54% 8
Monmouthshire - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Wales

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (25.00%) WebEx
4 3 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (25.00%) Peregrine
4 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Adobe
4 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (25.00%) Acrobat
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Internet
4 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 3 (25.00%) PDA
4 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (8.33%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 3 (25.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (25.00%) VPN
1 3 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (16.67%) Public Sector
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Data Administrator
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Field Support Technician
5 1 (8.33%) IT Administrator
5 1 (8.33%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Controller
5 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 3 (25.00%) PDA
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) NHS
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Vista
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (8.33%) Decision-Making
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
4 1 (8.33%) Earned Value Management
4 1 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Office Automation
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Project Delivery
4 1 (8.33%) Project Governance
4 1 (8.33%) Thought Leadership
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Adobe
1 3 (25.00%) Bomgar
1 3 (25.00%) HP
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) Peregrine
1 3 (25.00%) Remedy
2 1 (8.33%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) ServiceNow