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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 13 15
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.32% 9.69% 8.21%
As % of the Applications category 60.00% 59.57% 54.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 8
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £220 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £430 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
MS Excel
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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
40 47 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.53% 16.26% 14.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 29 17
Average daily rate £313 £375 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.83 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.24% +9.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.62 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+7.68% -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 22 October 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 22 October 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 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) MS Office
3 23 (43.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (30.19%) Windows
5 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
6 14 (26.42%) Finance
7 13 (24.53%) Project Management
7 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (22.64%) Office 365
8 12 (22.64%) ITIL
8 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
9 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
10 10 (18.87%) DHCP
10 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (18.87%) VPN
10 10 (18.87%) DNS
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
10 10 (18.87%) SQL
10 10 (18.87%) Migration
10 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
10 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (16.98%) Windows Intune
11 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
11 9 (16.98%) Data Protection
11 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (15.09%) SAN
12 8 (15.09%) Internet
12 8 (15.09%) McAfee
12 8 (15.09%) IIS
12 8 (15.09%) MS Project

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (15.09%) IIS
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 3 (5.66%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Lync
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (50.94%) MS Office
2 23 (43.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (22.64%) MS Visio
4 8 (15.09%) MS Project
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (22.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (18.87%) DHCP
1 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
1 10 (18.87%) VPN
1 10 (18.87%) DNS
2 8 (15.09%) SAN
2 8 (15.09%) Internet
3 1 (1.89%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Star Schema
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (1.89%) DTS
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.89%) DataStage
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.09%) Server Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Administrator
7 3 (5.66%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (3.77%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) .NET
2 5 (9.43%) J2EE
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (11.32%) GIS
3 5 (9.43%) AS400
4 3 (5.66%) Social Media
5 2 (3.77%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.77%) User Experience
5 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.89%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.89%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.89%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows 7
3 10 (18.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) UNIX
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Migration
3 10 (18.87%) Business Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) Data Protection
5 6 (11.32%) CRM
5 6 (11.32%) OO
5 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 5 (9.43%) Content Management
6 5 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.43%) UML
6 5 (9.43%) SOA
7 4 (7.55%) Data Management
7 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (7.55%) Service Management
8 3 (5.66%) Change Management
8 3 (5.66%) Validation
8 3 (5.66%) Data Analysis
8 3 (5.66%) Business Development
8 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.87%) SQL
2 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.55%) VB
4 3 (5.66%) VBScript
5 2 (3.77%) C#
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) VBA
6 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) MCSE
2 8 (15.09%) MCTS
2 8 (15.09%) MCITP
3 6 (11.32%) ISEB
4 5 (9.43%) Degree
4 5 (9.43%) CCA
5 2 (3.77%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 11 (20.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) Windows Intune
2 8 (15.09%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (15.09%) SCDPM
3 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.66%) SCCM
4 1 (1.89%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) McAfee
3 3 (5.66%) VMware
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 3 (5.66%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Casewise
5 1 (1.89%) Cognos
5 1 (1.89%) Progress
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) ServiceNow
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