The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 26 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
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 49 33
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 10 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.50% 2.76% 3.29%
As % of the Applications category 17.24% 31.58% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 19
Median daily rate £325 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.90% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £241 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £420 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 58 57 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 8.70% 8.73% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 40 53
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £227 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.21% -1.93%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wiltshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Wiltshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Wiltshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Swindon -1 8 £350 -16.66% 1
Corsham - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (32.50%) Retail
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) Project Management
3 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (32.50%) SAP
4 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
5 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
6 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (22.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
6 9 (22.50%) Resource Allocation
7 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
8 6 (15.00%) Windows
8 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.00%) Smart Meter
8 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) Billing
8 6 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
9 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
9 5 (12.50%) Process Architecture
9 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
9 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
9 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 5 (12.50%) SQL
9 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 5 (12.50%) Migration
9 5 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Server

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.00%) Documentum
4 1 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.50%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) SAP IS-U
2 4 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.50%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (2.50%) MS Access
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
1 13 (32.50%) Retail
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.00%) Billing
4 2 (5.00%) Back Office
4 2 (5.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.50%) Marketing
5 1 (2.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Coordinator
2 6 (15.00%) Process Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 4 (10.00%) ERP Support
4 4 (10.00%) IT Support
4 4 (10.00%) SAP Support
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (5.00%) Associate Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Information Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Trainer
6 1 (2.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) Spring
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.00%) Smart Meter
3 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
2 9 (22.50%) Resource Allocation
3 6 (15.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 5 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
4 5 (12.50%) Migration
4 5 (12.50%) Process Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) ERP
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) Coaching
7 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.00%) Data Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Matrix Management
7 2 (5.00%) Service Management
7 2 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 3 (7.50%) CIPD
5 2 (5.00%) Degree
6 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.50%) MCSA
6 1 (2.50%) MCSE
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.00%) PMO
2 2 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) SAP
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) Pegasus
3 4 (10.00%) QAD
3 4 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.50%) Apple
4 1 (2.50%) ServiceNow