The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Office Excel
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 26
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 5.52% 4.02% 4.42%
As % of the Applications category 70.37% 37.14% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +31.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £313 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £20.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +17.85%  

MS 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 Swindon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 35 64
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 7.85% 10.84% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 38
Median daily rate £350 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +40.62%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £325 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -14.70%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Swindon

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Swindon

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Swindon over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Swindon

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 15 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (35.90%) MS Office
4 9 (23.08%) Smart Meter
5 8 (20.51%) Windows
5 8 (20.51%) Finance
5 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
6 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
6 7 (17.95%) MS Project
6 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (15.38%) Billing
7 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Apple
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
8 5 (12.82%) Workflow
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (12.82%) Driving Licence
8 5 (12.82%) Matrix Organization
9 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
9 4 (10.26%) SAP
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 4 (10.26%) SLA
9 4 (10.26%) CRM

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 7 (17.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 14 (35.90%) MS Office
3 7 (17.95%) MS Project
4 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 3 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.69%) PerformancePoint
1 3 (7.69%) PowerPivot
1 3 (7.69%) Qlik Sense
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (38.46%) Retail
2 8 (20.51%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
4 6 (15.38%) Billing
5 1 (2.56%) Banking
5 1 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Project Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Process Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Server Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (5.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Project Support Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 2 (5.13%) Spring
3 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Smart Meter
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile App
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Driving Licence
4 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Android
3 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Data Analysis
3 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 5 (12.82%) Matrix Organization
3 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.82%) Workflow
4 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
4 4 (10.26%) SAP Implementation
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Coaching
5 3 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.69%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 3 (7.69%) Process Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) C#
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CIPD
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
4 1 (2.56%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.56%) PMP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) SLA
2 3 (7.69%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.13%) PMO
4 1 (2.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (56.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) Apple
3 4 (10.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
4 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.56%) VMware