Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 19 January 2018 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 86 53
Rank change year-on-year +17 -33 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 27 18 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.08% 1.27% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 22.13% 15.13% 48.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 38
Wales median daily rate £281 £288 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.17% -11.54% +1.56%
10th Percentile £125 £145 £213
90th Percentile £350 £391 £458
UK median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +0.71% - +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £16.13 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.03% +53.57% -28.81%
UK median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.06% +0.39%

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 122 119 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 9.42% 8.40% 9.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 75 84
Wales median daily rate £300 £190 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.89% -41.54% +7.44%
10th Percentile £124 £126 £188
90th Percentile £469 £523 £468
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 11
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% +4.35% -14.81%
10th Percentile £10.13 £10.13 £10.25
90th Percentile £38.75 £16.75 £13.03
UK median hourly rate £15.33 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.10% - +3.33%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Wales over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wales

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
South Wales +19 26 £281 +9.76% 19
West Wales +3 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (51.85%) SQL
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
4 10 (37.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (25.93%) Finance
5 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (25.93%) VBA
6 6 (22.22%) MS Access
6 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
6 6 (22.22%) PowerPivot
7 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
7 5 (18.52%) Analytics
7 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (18.52%) Power BI
7 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
8 4 (14.81%) Office 365
8 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (14.81%) Lotus
8 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
8 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 4 (14.81%) Gantt Chart
9 3 (11.11%) PMO
9 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle
9 3 (11.11%) e-Learning
9 3 (11.11%) Document Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 6 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Intranet
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) PBX
2 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) MS Access
2 6 (22.22%) PowerPivot
3 5 (18.52%) Power BI
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (7.41%) MySQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.70%) WebFOCUS
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (25.93%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Analyst
2 9 (33.33%) Data Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Graduate
4 3 (11.11%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Trainer
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Floorwalker
5 2 (7.41%) Office 365 Trainer
5 2 (7.41%) Report Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SharePoint Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Assistant Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Manager
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Assistant
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
3 3 (11.11%) e-Learning
4 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Learning Management System
4 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.41%) Windows
1 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) Visualisation
2 5 (18.52%) Analytics
2 5 (18.52%) Data Cleansing
3 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (14.81%) Gantt Chart
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Analytics
4 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) Data Transformation
4 3 (11.11%) Document Management
4 3 (11.11%) ETL
4 3 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (7.41%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VBA
3 3 (11.11%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) R
4 1 (3.70%) C
4 1 (3.70%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) CIPD
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.70%) ECDL
2 1 (3.70%) MCDST
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SAP Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (11.11%) PMO
3 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Lotus
3 3 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Tableau
4 2 (7.41%) SAP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec