The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for Spreadsheet skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Spreadsheet over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Spreadsheets
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 67 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Spreadsheet 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.72% 0.19% -
As % of the Applications category 12.50% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £254 £238
% change year-on-year +37.79% +6.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.60 £12.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.62% -15.00%  

Spreadsheet 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 32 39 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 5.73% 7.32% 6.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
Median daily rate £325 £293 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £132 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £13.35 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.32% +7.22%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.06 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £13.50 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% +7.33%  

Spreadsheet
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Spreadsheet in South Wales

Spreadsheet
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Spreadsheet in South Wales

Spreadsheet
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Spreadsheet in South Wales

Spreadsheet
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 Spreadsheet within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Bridgend - 4 - -
Spreadsheet
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Spreadsheet 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 Spreadsheet.

1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 9 (81.82%) Change Management
3 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 5 (45.45%) Freedom of Information
3 5 (45.45%) GAP Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
4 4 (36.36%) Change Control
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 2 (18.18%) MS Project Server
5 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
5 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Samsung
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 1 (9.09%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) LIMS

Spreadsheet
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 2 (18.18%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Service Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Project Officer
2 5 (45.45%) Project Support Officer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Freedom of Information
2 5 (45.45%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Data Protection
2 5 (45.45%) GAP Analysis
2 5 (45.45%) Information Management
3 4 (36.36%) Change Control
3 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) Samsung