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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 14 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 24 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.65% 9.72% 8.30%
As % of the Applications category 60.98% 42.11% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 8
Average daily rate
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£175 £380 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.94% +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £209 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £435 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £14.96
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 - £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 - £16.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
MS Excel
South Wales

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
41 57 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.54% 23.08% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 35 18
Average daily rate £275 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £233 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £425 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.44 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% -16.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £11.29 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £13.58 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 26 (50.98%) MS Office
3 16 (31.37%) ITIL
3 16 (31.37%) Finance
4 15 (29.41%) Windows
5 13 (25.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (25.49%) Office 365
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (23.53%) Migration
7 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (19.61%) Project Management
9 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
9 9 (17.65%) SQL
9 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
10 8 (15.69%) MS Project
10 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
10 8 (15.69%) DNS
11 7 (13.73%) DHCP
11 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
11 7 (13.73%) VPN
11 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
11 7 (13.73%) CRM
11 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
11 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (13.73%) Analytics
11 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (11.76%) Windows Intune
12 6 (11.76%) Lync
12 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
12 6 (11.76%) ETL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) Lync
3 5 (9.80%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) CMS
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (50.98%) MS Office
2 13 (25.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (15.69%) MS Project
4 7 (13.73%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP SRM
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Office 365
2 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DNS
2 7 (13.73%) DHCP
2 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 7 (13.73%) VPN
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
4 5 (9.80%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.92%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.96%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.96%) DataStage
4 1 (1.96%) DTS
4 1 (1.96%) OLAP
4 1 (1.96%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos Powerplay
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos Analysis Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos Report Studio
4 1 (1.96%) Cognos Framework Manager
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 31 (60.78%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Data Analyst
3 9 (17.65%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Coordinator
5 5 (9.80%) Project Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Administrator
7 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.88%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) CRM Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) SAP Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Business Analyst Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) .NET
2 3 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.92%) XML
4 1 (1.96%) Ajax
4 1 (1.96%) HTML
4 1 (1.96%) CSS
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
4 1 (1.96%) MDX
4 1 (1.96%) jQuery
4 1 (1.96%) CSS3
4 1 (1.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) AS400
3 4 (7.84%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.84%) GIS
4 2 (3.92%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.92%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 15 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) UNIX
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Migration
3 10 (19.61%) Project Management
4 7 (13.73%) CRM
4 7 (13.73%) Data Migration
4 7 (13.73%) Analytics
5 6 (11.76%) ETL
6 5 (9.80%) Service Management
6 5 (9.80%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.80%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.84%) Workflow
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Data Management
7 4 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Content Management
8 3 (5.88%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.65%) SQL
2 6 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.84%) VB
3 4 (7.84%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 3 (5.88%) VBScript
5 2 (3.92%) VBA
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) MCTS
1 5 (9.80%) MCITP
1 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (9.80%) MCSE
2 3 (5.88%) CCA
2 3 (5.88%) Degree
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) Windows Intune
2 5 (9.80%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (9.80%) SCDPM
3 4 (7.84%) SCCM
4 1 (1.96%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 36 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) McAfee
3 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) ServiceNow
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) Progress
4 2 (3.92%) Casewise
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Citrix
5 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.96%) Cognos
5 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
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