The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 18 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 39 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.09% 9.87% 10.97%
As % of the Applications category 36.96% 70.91% 73.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 26
Median daily rate £185 £338 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +13.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £138 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £405 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 55 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 16.49% 13.92% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 33
Median daily rate £168 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £139 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -25.86%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
3 9 (29.03%) MS Office
3 9 (29.03%) Business Analysis
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
4 8 (25.81%) Scrum
5 7 (22.58%) MVC
5 7 (22.58%) .NET
5 7 (22.58%) ITIL
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
5 7 (22.58%) OOP
5 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
5 7 (22.58%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
5 7 (22.58%) MSBuild
5 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (22.58%) MSTest
5 7 (22.58%) NUnit
5 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
5 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
5 7 (22.58%) Coaching
6 6 (19.35%) MS Project
6 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
6 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
7 5 (16.13%) NHS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Project
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (9.68%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.23%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) ADSL
1 2 (6.45%) LAN
1 2 (6.45%) NAS
1 2 (6.45%) SAN
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
2 1 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
2 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) MSBuild
1 7 (22.58%) MSTest
1 7 (22.58%) NUnit
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (9.68%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Publishing
3 1 (3.23%) Advertising
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Developer
2 5 (16.13%) .NET Developer
2 5 (16.13%) Analyst
3 4 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Business Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Coordinator
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (6.45%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) PMO Coordinator
5 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Senior .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Administrator
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
1 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET
1 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
1 7 (22.58%) Unity DI Container
2 5 (16.13%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.23%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
3 5 (16.13%) iPhone
3 5 (16.13%) NHS
4 3 (9.68%) Informatics
4 3 (9.68%) iPad
5 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
2 5 (16.13%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.45%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Business Analysis
2 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.81%) Scrum
3 7 (22.58%) Coaching
3 7 (22.58%) ITIL
3 7 (22.58%) Mentoring
3 7 (22.58%) MVC
3 7 (22.58%) OOP
3 7 (22.58%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Data Flow Diagram
4 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
4 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
4 4 (12.90%) Project Management
4 4 (12.90%) Use Case
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) Service Management
6 2 (6.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Management
7 1 (3.23%) ITSM
7 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) CCNA
2 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) VMware
3 2 (6.45%) Apple
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco
3 2 (6.45%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Dell
4 1 (3.23%) HP
4 1 (3.23%) JD Edwards
4 1 (3.23%) Sage
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