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 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.

Microsoft Excel
UK / Wales
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 55 57
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 6 15 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.90% 2.33% 2.09%
As % of the Applications category 16.22% 34.09% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 11
Median daily rate £175 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% -15.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Median hourly rate £26.88 £11.50 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +133.69% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +16.96% -17.64%  

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 37 44 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 5.55% 6.83% 5.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 20 15
Median daily rate £318 £285 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.40% -15.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £133 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £380 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 9
Median hourly rate £12.84 £12.35 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.92% -5.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.79 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.55 £13.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.93% +7.33%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 April 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
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 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
South Wales +5 5 £325 +18.18% 4
North Wales - 1 £175 -
Microsoft Excel
UK

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 5 (31.25%) Finance
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (18.75%) VBA
5 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
5 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) CCAB
6 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
6 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (12.50%) Windows
6 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (12.50%) BPR
6 2 (12.50%) Project 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (6.25%) WebFOCUS
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Data Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Support Officer
4 1 (6.25%) Database Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Junior Report Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) PMO Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Project Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Report Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Workstream Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 2 (12.50%) BPR
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Business Transformation
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Time Management
4 1 (6.25%) Validation
4 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) VBA
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) CCAB
2 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) NVQ Level 4
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (6.25%) ISO13485
1 1 (6.25%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Lotus
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