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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 41 47
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.51% 1.90% 3.56%
As % of the Applications category 36.36% 32.14% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 19
Median daily rate £353 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.46% +18.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £113 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £21.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
South Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 22 28 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 4.16% 5.92% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 13 30
Median daily rate £342 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £126 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.88 £13.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.40% +3.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £12.59 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.58 £16.30 £14.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -2 5 £363 +11.53% 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £175 -
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £310 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (16.67%) VBA
3 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (16.67%) PMO
3 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WLAN
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (8.33%) Intranet

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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) LAN
1 1 (8.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (8.33%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) WebFOCUS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Billing
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (8.33%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Data Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Project Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Change Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Data Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) VBA
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) PMO
2 1 (8.33%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) SAP