The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 30 March 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 Office Excel
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 31 30
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 42 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 6.49% 5.04% 4.38%
As % of the Applications category 48.84% 43.42% 33.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 24 16
Median daily rate £295 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.92% -6.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £203 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £29.00 £20.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +43.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.93 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.54% +17.85%  

MS 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 86 76 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 13.29% 11.60% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 43 57
Median daily rate £295 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £205 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Median hourly rate £39.00 £23.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +69.56% +35.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £13.60 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £56.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Wiltshire

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Wiltshire

MS 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 MS Excel within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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 +4 19 £400 - 4
Salisbury +4 6 £270 -0.93% 1
Corsham - 5 £350 - 1
Chippenham +6 4 £350 +218.18% 1
MS Excel
South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 57 (72.15%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
3 25 (31.65%) Finance
4 24 (30.38%) MS Office
4 24 (30.38%) Windows
5 22 (27.85%) MS Project
6 21 (26.58%) Project Management
6 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
7 18 (22.78%) Migration
7 18 (22.78%) MS PowerPoint
8 15 (18.99%) Retail
8 15 (18.99%) SQL
9 14 (17.72%) Management Information System
9 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
9 14 (17.72%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
9 14 (17.72%) Resource Allocation
10 13 (16.46%) .NET
10 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
11 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
12 11 (13.92%) C#
13 10 (12.66%) ITIL
13 10 (12.66%) SAP
13 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (11.39%) Smart Meter
14 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange

MS 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 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 9 (11.39%) MS Exchange
3 7 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Office
2 22 (27.85%) MS Project
3 18 (22.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 3 (3.80%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.06%) Pegasus Opera
3 3 (3.80%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.33%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.80%) LAN
3 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) WAN
4 2 (2.53%) DNS
4 2 (2.53%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.53%) SSL
4 2 (2.53%) VPN
4 2 (2.53%) Wireless
5 1 (1.27%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (12.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (8.86%) SQL Server 2014
4 6 (7.59%) MS Access
4 6 (7.59%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.06%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.80%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.80%) MySQL
7 3 (3.80%) PerformancePoint
7 3 (3.80%) PowerPivot
7 3 (3.80%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (10.13%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Ant
3 1 (1.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.27%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.27%) MSI
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.27%) Selenium
3 1 (1.27%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.27%) SpecFlow
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) TestNG
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 25 (31.65%) Finance
2 15 (18.99%) Retail
3 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.59%) Billing
5 4 (5.06%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.53%) Electronics
7 2 (2.53%) Marketing
8 1 (1.27%) Banking
8 1 (1.27%) Military
8 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (25.32%) Analyst
2 12 (15.19%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.13%) Developer
4 6 (7.59%) Coordinator
4 6 (7.59%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (6.33%) DBA
5 5 (6.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (5.06%) Administrator
6 4 (5.06%) Associate Project Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Database Developer
6 4 (5.06%) ERP Support
6 4 (5.06%) Process Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) SAP Support
6 4 (5.06%) Service Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.06%) Systems Support
7 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (3.80%) PMO Support Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.46%) .NET
2 2 (2.53%) Spring
3 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.27%) HTML
3 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Management Information System
2 9 (11.39%) Smart Meter
3 7 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 6 (7.59%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.80%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.38%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (7.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.06%) Android
5 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) AIX
6 1 (1.27%) Linux
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.58%) Project Management
2 18 (22.78%) Migration
3 14 (17.72%) Budgeting and Resource Allocation
3 14 (17.72%) Resource Allocation
4 10 (12.66%) ITIL
5 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.39%) CRM
5 9 (11.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (10.13%) Data Migration
6 8 (10.13%) High Availability
6 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
7 6 (7.59%) Programme Management
7 6 (7.59%) Workflow
8 5 (6.33%) Data Analysis
8 5 (6.33%) Data Cleansing
8 5 (6.33%) Data Modelling
8 5 (6.33%) ERP
8 5 (6.33%) ETL
8 5 (6.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) SQL
2 11 (13.92%) C#
3 8 (10.13%) T-SQL
4 5 (6.33%) PHP
4 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.80%) VB
6 1 (1.27%) F#
6 1 (1.27%) Java
6 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.27%) VBA
6 1 (1.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (35.44%) Security Cleared
2 21 (26.58%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.13%) DV Cleared
4 4 (5.06%) Degree
5 3 (3.80%) APMP
5 3 (3.80%) CIPD
5 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.53%) SANS
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB
7 1 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.27%) PMP
7 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.33%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) GxP
2 4 (5.06%) PMO
2 4 (5.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.80%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (2.53%) QA
5 1 (1.27%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (15.19%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.27%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.27%) SCCM
2 1 (1.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (72.15%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.66%) SAP
3 8 (10.13%) VMware
4 5 (6.33%) Apple
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle
5 4 (5.06%) Pegasus
5 4 (5.06%) QAD
6 3 (3.80%) Citrix
6 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
6 3 (3.80%) Juniper
7 2 (2.53%) Aruba
7 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco
8 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
8 1 (1.27%) HP
8 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) SolarWinds
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