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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 36 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.72% 10.06% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 55.38% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 6
Average daily rate
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£310 £200 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.00% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £100 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
25 65 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.65% 18.16% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 42 21
Average daily rate £325 £218 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.42% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015, 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 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (46.15%) MS Office
3 18 (34.62%) SQL
4 17 (32.69%) Windows
4 17 (32.69%) Finance
5 14 (26.92%) ITIL
6 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 12 (23.08%) .NET
7 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 11 (21.15%) Migration
8 11 (21.15%) CRM
9 10 (19.23%) C#
9 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (15.38%) Oracle
10 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 8 (15.38%) WCF
10 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
10 8 (15.38%) Office 365
10 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
10 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
11 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
11 7 (13.46%) LINQ
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
11 7 (13.46%) OOP
11 7 (13.46%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
11 7 (13.46%) Project Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 13 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.62%) Lync
3 3 (5.77%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.85%) SAS
4 2 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (46.15%) MS Office
2 6 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (7.69%) MS Project
3 4 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP SRM
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) DNS
2 2 (3.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.92%) Firewall
3 1 (1.92%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle9i Database
3 7 (13.46%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.54%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.92%) Base SAS
7 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.92%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (1.92%) MS Access
7 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (9.62%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.92%) TestDirector
4 1 (1.92%) Subversion
4 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Marketing
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 2 (3.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Analyst
2 12 (23.08%) Developer
2 12 (23.08%) Data Analyst
3 6 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Business Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Senior Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Knowledge Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) Project Coordinator
6 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) CRM Business Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
7 2 (3.85%) SQL DBA
7 2 (3.85%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) .NET Framework
2 8 (15.38%) WCF
2 8 (15.38%) Entity Framework
3 7 (13.46%) LINQ
4 6 (11.54%) XML
5 5 (9.62%) WinForms
6 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
7 3 (5.77%) CSS
7 3 (5.77%) WPF
7 3 (5.77%) HTML
8 2 (3.85%) HTML5
8 2 (3.85%) CSS3
8 2 (3.85%) jQuery
8 2 (3.85%) Ajax
9 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
9 1 (1.92%) J2EE
9 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.69%) NHS
3 2 (3.85%) AS400
3 2 (3.85%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) AIX
4 1 (1.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) CRM
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 7 (13.46%) Automated Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Unit Testing
5 7 (13.46%) Data Modelling
5 7 (13.46%) OOP
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
6 5 (9.62%) Workflow
6 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
6 5 (9.62%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (9.62%) Data Cleansing
6 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
7 4 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.69%) Coaching
7 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) C#
3 7 (13.46%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.69%) FoxPro (VFP)
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (5.77%) MCAD
3 3 (5.77%) MCSD
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCTS
3 3 (5.77%) MCPD
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) CISA
4 1 (1.92%) CCNA
4 1 (1.92%) CCA
4 1 (1.92%) CISSP
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) COBIT
1 1 (1.92%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.77%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 43 (82.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.38%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Casewise
4 3 (5.77%) ServiceNow
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.92%) VMware
6 1 (1.92%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Progress
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) Sitecore