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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.76% 8.31% 7.53%
As % of the Applications category 80.00% 56.90% 35.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 11
Average daily rate
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£299 £275 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.63% -9.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £105 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £448 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
30 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.95% 14.61% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 39 24
Average daily rate £308 £306 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.40% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £116 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 May 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 22 May 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 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) MS Office
3 19 (38.00%) SQL
4 17 (34.00%) Windows
5 14 (28.00%) ITIL
5 14 (28.00%) .NET
5 14 (28.00%) Finance
6 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (22.00%) C#
7 11 (22.00%) SharePoint
8 10 (20.00%) Migration
9 9 (18.00%) CRM
9 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.00%) WCF
10 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
10 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
10 8 (16.00%) Oracle
11 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
11 7 (14.00%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (14.00%) OOP
11 7 (14.00%) XML
11 7 (14.00%) Office 365
11 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
11 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
11 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
11 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Lync
3 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) MS Office
2 5 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (2.00%) Firewall
3 1 (2.00%) ADSL
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
3 1 (2.00%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (14.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (12.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.00%) MS Access
7 1 (2.00%) Data Mining
7 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
7 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
4 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (28.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Banking
2 3 (6.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Publishing
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (50.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Data Analyst
4 7 (14.00%) Software Developer
5 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (8.00%) CRM Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Knowledge Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.00%) Service Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) CRM Business Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (4.00%) PMO Lead
9 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
9 2 (4.00%) SQL DBA
9 2 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) .NET
2 9 (18.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (16.00%) WCF
3 8 (16.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (14.00%) XML
4 7 (14.00%) LINQ
5 5 (10.00%) WinForms
5 5 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 4 (8.00%) CSS
6 4 (8.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) WPF
8 2 (4.00%) Ajax
8 2 (4.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) HTML5
8 2 (4.00%) CSS3
9 1 (2.00%) J2EE
9 1 (2.00%) SOAP
9 1 (2.00%) Web Services
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) AS400
4 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.00%) UNIX
5 1 (2.00%) AIX
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
4 9 (18.00%) CRM
5 7 (14.00%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.00%) OOP
5 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (12.00%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (12.00%) Project Management
7 5 (10.00%) Workflow
7 5 (10.00%) Service Management
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.00%) Data Mapping
8 4 (8.00%) Time Management
8 4 (8.00%) Coaching
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) SQL
2 11 (22.00%) C#
3 7 (14.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (6.00%) MCAD
3 3 (6.00%) MCSD
3 3 (6.00%) MCPD
3 3 (6.00%) MCTS
4 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 2 (4.00%) ISEB
5 1 (2.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) CCA
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCNA
5 1 (2.00%) APMG
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) COSO
1 1 (2.00%) HL7
1 1 (2.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (2.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (78.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle
3 5 (10.00%) Casewise
4 3 (6.00%) ServiceNow
5 2 (4.00%) Cisco
5 2 (4.00%) IBM
5 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (2.00%) OpenText
6 1 (2.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) SAP
6 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago