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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 16 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 54 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.74% 9.97% 5.35%
As % of the Applications category 83.08% 73.81% 26.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 26 9
Average daily rate £308 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% +75.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £97.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -88.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
65 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 15.33% 13.50% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 31 35
Average daily rate £318 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £10.75 £13.00 £90.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.30% -85.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016, 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 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.31%) MS Office
3 30 (38.46%) MS Visio
4 24 (30.77%) ITIL
5 20 (25.64%) XML
6 19 (24.36%) Migration
7 17 (21.79%) Validation
7 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
8 16 (20.51%) Windows
8 16 (20.51%) Project Management
9 15 (19.23%) Oracle
9 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (17.95%) SQL
10 14 (17.95%) HTML
11 13 (16.67%) MS Project
12 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
12 12 (15.38%) Finance
12 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
12 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3
13 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
13 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (14.10%) Internet
13 11 (14.10%) IIS
14 10 (12.82%) NHS
14 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
14 10 (12.82%) Test Management
14 10 (12.82%) HL7
14 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (11.54%) Subversion

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (14.10%) IIS
2 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.41%) Confluence
3 5 (6.41%) FileNet
3 5 (6.41%) JBoss
3 5 (6.41%) LiveCycle
3 5 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (3.85%) SAS
6 2 (2.56%) CMS
6 2 (2.56%) Content Management Server
7 1 (1.28%) Apache
7 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 33 (42.31%) MS Office
2 30 (38.46%) MS Visio
3 13 (16.67%) MS Project
4 7 (8.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.56%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.10%) Internet
2 8 (10.26%) Firewall
3 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.13%) VPN
5 3 (3.85%) Skype
6 1 (1.28%) ADSL
6 1 (1.28%) DHCP
6 1 (1.28%) DNS
6 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.28%) LAN
6 1 (1.28%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.28%) SAN
6 1 (1.28%) SSH
6 1 (1.28%) VoIP
6 1 (1.28%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 15 (19.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (17.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (11.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (10.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (8.97%) Oracle Database
7 5 (6.41%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.85%) Power BI
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (1.28%) GIS
10 1 (1.28%) MySQL
10 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (11.54%) Subversion
2 8 (10.26%) JIRA
3 6 (7.69%) Eclipse
3 6 (7.69%) JUnit
3 6 (7.69%) Maven
4 5 (6.41%) Ant
4 5 (6.41%) DbUnit
4 5 (6.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.41%) Hudson
4 5 (6.41%) Selenium
4 5 (6.41%) Spock
4 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 5 (6.41%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.85%) QAComplete
6 1 (1.28%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 3 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 35 (44.87%) Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Business Analyst
2 11 (14.10%) Test Analyst
3 10 (12.82%) Lead Test Analyst
4 8 (10.26%) DBA
5 6 (7.69%) Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.41%) Lead Business Analyst
6 5 (6.41%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (6.41%) SQL DBA
7 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.85%) Banking Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Data Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.85%) Network Support
8 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.85%) Report Analyst
8 3 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.64%) XML
2 14 (17.95%) HTML
3 6 (7.69%) Java EE
3 6 (7.69%) jQuery
3 6 (7.69%) SOAP
4 5 (6.41%) AngularJS
4 5 (6.41%) Dojo
4 5 (6.41%) Hibernate
4 5 (6.41%) Java SE
4 5 (6.41%) JPA
4 5 (6.41%) JRules
4 5 (6.41%) JSF
4 5 (6.41%) REST
4 5 (6.41%) Spring
4 5 (6.41%) XSD
5 3 (3.85%) .NET
5 3 (3.85%) J2EE
6 2 (2.56%) CSS
6 2 (2.56%) Web Services
7 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) NHS
2 6 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.41%) Replication
4 2 (2.56%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.56%) LIMS
4 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.28%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.28%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.51%) Windows
2 7 (8.97%) Linux
3 6 (7.69%) AIX
4 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (5.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.85%) Unix
6 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.28%) pSOS
7 1 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) Migration
3 17 (21.79%) Validation
4 16 (20.51%) Project Management
5 12 (15.38%) ITIL V3
5 12 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 12 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 10 (12.82%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (12.82%) Service Delivery
6 10 (12.82%) Test Management
7 8 (10.26%) Business Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.26%) Workflow
8 7 (8.97%) Critical Success Factor
8 7 (8.97%) Functional Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (8.97%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.69%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 7 (8.97%) JavaScript
3 6 (7.69%) Java
4 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) C
7 1 (1.28%) Perl
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.28%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (8.97%) CCNA
3 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 7 (8.97%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (5.13%) MCSE
5 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.85%) BC Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
6 3 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.28%) Degree
7 1 (1.28%) MCITP
7 1 (1.28%) MCTS
7 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.28%) PMP
7 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.82%) HL7
2 9 (11.54%) QA
3 7 (8.97%) SLA
4 6 (7.69%) Data Quality
5 4 (5.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.97%) HP Data Protector
1 7 (8.97%) Tivoli
1 7 (8.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.28%) Ansible
2 1 (1.28%) yum
Vendors
1 49 (62.82%) Microsoft
2 15 (19.23%) Oracle
3 8 (10.26%) Cisco
4 7 (8.97%) HP
5 6 (7.69%) VMware
6 5 (6.41%) Adobe
6 5 (6.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.41%) ILOG
6 5 (6.41%) Kofax
6 5 (6.41%) Splunk
7 3 (3.85%) Informatica
7 3 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (3.85%) Teradata
8 1 (1.28%) Red Hat
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