The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 24 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 32 25
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 2.41% 2.62% 4.68%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 27.27% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 15
Median daily rate £350 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +20.17%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £313 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 16 33 51
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 4.82% 9.59% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 27 41
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £313 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £420 £472
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 - £16.83
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 Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Swindon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Swindon over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Swindon

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (54.17%) Retail
3 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (33.33%) SAP
5 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
6 6 (25.00%) Billing
6 6 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
6 6 (25.00%) Smart Meter
6 6 (25.00%) Process Improvement
7 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
7 5 (20.83%) Process Architecture
7 5 (20.83%) SAP IS-U
7 5 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
7 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) SQL
8 4 (16.67%) Project Management
8 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
9 3 (12.50%) CIPD
9 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
9 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
9 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
9 3 (12.50%) ITIL
9 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects

Microsoft 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 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.17%) Documentum
2 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (20.83%) SAP IS-U
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (12.50%) Qlik Sense
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (54.17%) Retail
2 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
3 6 (25.00%) Billing
4 5 (20.83%) Finance
5 2 (8.33%) Back Office
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (62.50%) Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Process Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Trainer
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.17%) Spring
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Smart Meter
2 5 (20.83%) Mobile App
3 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.50%) Driving Licence
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.17%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 6 (25.00%) SAP Implementation
2 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
2 5 (20.83%) Matrix Organization
2 5 (20.83%) Process Architecture
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (12.50%) Coaching
4 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Data Integration
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE
6 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CIPD
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 8 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow