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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 16 24
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 26 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.03% 8.28% 3.16%
As % of the Applications category 67.57% 37.68% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 14 2
Average daily rate
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£375 £206 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+81.81% -38.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £126 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £347
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £97.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +596.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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
37 69 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.36% 21.97% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 46 13
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Average hourly rate - £90.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +542.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (54.00%) MS Office
3 18 (36.00%) Finance
4 15 (30.00%) ITIL
5 13 (26.00%) Windows
6 12 (24.00%) Migration
7 11 (22.00%) CRM
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.00%) Office 365
9 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (16.00%) Analytics
10 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
11 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
11 7 (14.00%) Workflow
11 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (12.00%) XML
12 6 (12.00%) Project Management
12 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
13 5 (10.00%) Lync
13 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
13 5 (10.00%) MS Project
13 5 (10.00%) .NET
13 5 (10.00%) Banking
13 5 (10.00%) Retail
13 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.00%) Lync
3 3 (6.00%) SAS
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 27 (54.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (10.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.00%) SAP SRM
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.00%) Office 365
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) DNS
2 3 (6.00%) Internet
3 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 2 (4.00%) DHCP
3 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (2.00%) SAN
4 1 (2.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Back Office
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Data Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Business Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) CRM Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Knowledge Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Coordinator
5 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
5 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) CRM Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Project Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) XML
2 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
5 2 (4.00%) Ajax
5 2 (4.00%) jQuery
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
6 1 (2.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.00%) Web Services
6 1 (2.00%) J2EE
6 1 (2.00%) WCF
6 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.00%) Credit Risk
3 2 (4.00%) GIS
3 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
3 2 (4.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.00%) UNIX
3 2 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
3 11 (22.00%) CRM
4 8 (16.00%) Analytics
4 8 (16.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.00%) Workflow
6 6 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.00%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 4 (8.00%) ITSM
8 4 (8.00%) Validation
8 4 (8.00%) ETL
8 4 (8.00%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
9 3 (6.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (6.00%) C#
3 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) MCTS
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCAD
2 3 (6.00%) MCSD
2 3 (6.00%) MCPD
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) CISSP
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) MCITP
3 1 (2.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) COSO
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Intune
2 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (2.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Casewise
2 4 (8.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
4 2 (4.00%) Progress
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) McAfee
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Connectus
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
LA International
Rate: £250 - £325 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Certes Computing Ltd
Rate: £315 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Royal College of Nursing
Rate: £36,132 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago