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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 16 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.14% 5.73% 6.59%
As % of the Applications category 73.81% 40.00% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £125
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +120.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £134 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £362 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £311
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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
42 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.02% 14.34% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 31 11
Average daily rate £325 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £434 £400 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -34.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 29 (47.54%) MS Office
3 23 (37.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (32.79%) Project Management
5 19 (31.15%) Finance
6 17 (27.87%) MS Project
7 16 (26.23%) Windows
8 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
9 14 (22.95%) Office 365
10 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
11 12 (19.67%) Migration
11 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
12 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
12 11 (18.03%) SQL
12 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.39%) ITIL
13 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
13 10 (16.39%) VPN
14 9 (14.75%) DNS
14 9 (14.75%) DHCP
14 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (14.75%) SAN
14 9 (14.75%) CRM
14 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
14 9 (14.75%) .NET
14 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
14 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
15 8 (13.11%) Windows Intune

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (13.11%) IIS
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.56%) Lync
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 29 (47.54%) MS Office
2 23 (37.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 17 (27.87%) MS Project
4 9 (14.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (22.95%) Office 365
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
1 10 (16.39%) VPN
2 9 (14.75%) DNS
2 9 (14.75%) SAN
2 9 (14.75%) DHCP
3 7 (11.48%) Internet
4 1 (1.64%) L2TP
4 1 (1.64%) Firewall
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (1.64%) Network Security
4 1 (1.64%) NAS
4 1 (1.64%) ADSL
4 1 (1.64%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.56%) Star Schema
5 3 (4.92%) DataStage
5 3 (4.92%) OLAP
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) MS Access
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos Powerplay
7 1 (1.64%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.64%) DTS
7 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos Report Studio
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.28%) Subversion
2 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.64%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
General
1 19 (31.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) French Language
4 1 (1.64%) German Language
4 1 (1.64%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (44.26%) Analyst
2 13 (21.31%) Business Analyst
3 6 (9.84%) Server Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) PMO Analyst
4 4 (6.56%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 4 (6.56%) Project Manager
5 3 (4.92%) Developer
5 3 (4.92%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Data Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Technical Leader
5 3 (4.92%) Web Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) Web Business Analyst
5 3 (4.92%) SCCM Engineer
5 3 (4.92%) Change Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Project Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 2 (3.28%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (3.28%) Administrator
6 2 (3.28%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.75%) .NET
2 6 (9.84%) J2EE
3 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.92%) MDX
4 1 (1.64%) CSS
4 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.84%) Management Information System
1 6 (9.84%) AS400
2 5 (8.20%) GIS
3 3 (4.92%) Social Media
4 2 (3.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 15 (24.59%) Windows 7
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) Project Management
2 12 (19.67%) Migration
3 11 (18.03%) Business Analysis
4 10 (16.39%) ITIL
5 9 (14.75%) CRM
5 9 (14.75%) Data Protection
6 7 (11.48%) OO
7 6 (9.84%) Content Management
7 6 (9.84%) SOA
7 6 (9.84%) UML
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (6.56%) Business Development
9 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 4 (6.56%) ETL
10 3 (4.92%) Change Management
10 3 (4.92%) Validation
10 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 9 (14.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.56%) VB
4 3 (4.92%) C#
4 3 (4.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.48%) MCTS
2 7 (11.48%) MCITP
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 7 (11.48%) MCSE
2 7 (11.48%) CCA
3 6 (9.84%) ISEB
4 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.28%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (1.64%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.64%) MCSA
6 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (19.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
3 1 (1.64%) UAG
3 1 (1.64%) MetaFrame
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) Windows Intune
2 7 (11.48%) SCDPM
2 7 (11.48%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (6.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (6.56%) SCCM
4 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.64%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 41 (67.21%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) McAfee
3 4 (6.56%) VMware
3 4 (6.56%) Sitecore
3 4 (6.56%) IBM
4 3 (4.92%) Oracle
4 3 (4.92%) SAP
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) Planview
6 1 (1.64%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.64%) AppSense
6 1 (1.64%) Casewise
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) Cognos
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.64%) Business Objects
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £60 - £110 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago