Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 66 67
Rank change year-on-year -9 +1 -32
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 19 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.44% 2.56% 2.40%
As % of the Applications category 22.09% 36.05% 34.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 20 33
Wales median daily rate £350 £289 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -3.75% +25.00%
10th Percentile £163 £105 £114
90th Percentile £498 £381 £385
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Wales median hourly rate £21.25 £12.25 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +73.47% +6.52% -87.22%
10th Percentile £13.48 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £31.63 £15.63 £12.25
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £15.85 £15.98
% change year-on-year +10.41% -0.80% -3.17%

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 Wales with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 86 86 113
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 6.52% 7.09% 6.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 60
Wales median daily rate £325 £321 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% -1.23% +10.17%
10th Percentile £136 £107 £138
90th Percentile £485 £431 £438
UK median daily rate £350 £342 £338
% change year-on-year +2.34% +1.33% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 16
Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £12.63 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.52% +1.04% -9.13%
10th Percentile £10.15 £10.09 £9.75
90th Percentile £31.43 £15.08 £16.31
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -

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 20 July 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Wales over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 20 July 2017. 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 -3 15 £343 +18.61% 2
North Wales - 2 £175 -
West Wales - 1 £500 - 1
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
5 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (10.53%) VBA
7 2 (10.53%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (10.53%) BPR
7 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (10.53%) Legal
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) CCAB
7 2 (10.53%) Billing
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Intranet
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.26%) MS Access
3 1 (5.26%) MySQL
3 1 (5.26%) Power BI
3 1 (5.26%) PowerPivot
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) WebFOCUS
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Data Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Project Administrator
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Information Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) PRINCE2
2 4 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) BPR
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Business Transformation
4 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
5 1 (5.26%) Migration
5 1 (5.26%) PLM
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) CCAB
2 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (5.26%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) PMO
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) Tableau