Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 45 37
Rank change year-on-year -8 -8 +16
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 39 47 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.14% 3.69% 4.05%
As % of the Applications category 30.23% 39.17% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 29 49
Wiltshire median daily rate £358 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -15.38% +62.50%
10th Percentile £105 £185 £106
90th Percentile £500 £445 £438
South West median daily rate £353 £310 £350
% change year-on-year +13.71% -11.43% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £10.50 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +204.76% -54.84% -57.73%
10th Percentile £28.00 £10.50 £10.73
90th Percentile £37.60 £10.50 £44.05
South West median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% +71.88%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 129 120 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 10.37% 9.41% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 86 121
Wiltshire median daily rate £350 £323 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.53% -14.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £124 £185 £163
90th Percentile £496 £453 £525
South West median daily rate £350 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +4.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £10.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +192.86% -43.24% -2.63%
10th Percentile £17.28 £10.50 £11.10
90th Percentile £37.03 £10.50 £39.63
South West median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year -6.17% +15.71% +16.67%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 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
Swindon -3 22 £400 +33.33% 1
Corsham +1 6 - -
Malmesbury - 3 £110 - 1
Salisbury -7 1 £95 -65.45%
Microsoft Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (48.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (43.59%) Finance
4 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
6 10 (25.64%) SAP
6 10 (25.64%) Billing
7 9 (23.08%) Retail
7 9 (23.08%) SQL
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
7 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (20.51%) SAP IS-U
9 7 (17.95%) Banking
9 7 (17.95%) Change Control
9 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
9 7 (17.95%) Collaborative Working
10 6 (15.38%) CRM
10 6 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
11 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
11 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
11 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
11 5 (12.82%) Process Architecture
11 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
11 5 (12.82%) PMO
11 5 (12.82%) Programme Governance
12 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
12 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment

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 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (48.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (30.77%) MS Visio
4 9 (23.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) SAP IS-U
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Firewall
1 1 (2.56%) SMS
1 1 (2.56%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 17 (43.59%) Finance
2 10 (25.64%) Billing
3 9 (23.08%) Retail
4 7 (17.95%) Banking
4 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
6 1 (2.56%) Back Office
6 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) PMO Analyst
2 5 (12.82%) Process Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Author
3 4 (10.26%) Programme Planner
3 4 (10.26%) Project Planner
3 4 (10.26%) Technical Author
3 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) IP Design Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) IP Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) RIA
2 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (17.95%) Change Control
2 7 (17.95%) Collaborative Working
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) SAP Implementation
4 5 (12.82%) Process Architecture
4 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Programme Governance
4 5 (12.82%) Project Planning
4 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.26%) Coaching
5 4 (10.26%) Critical Path Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) Dependency Management
5 4 (10.26%) Earned Value Management
5 4 (10.26%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
5 4 (10.26%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.69%) Content Management
6 3 (7.69%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VB
3 3 (7.69%) VBA
4 2 (5.13%) C
5 1 (2.56%) Java
5 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.82%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.64%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Juniper
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow