The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 39 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.77% 4.09% 4.02%
As % of the Applications category 58.21% 20.59% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 6 3
Average daily rate £200 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £206 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+650.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
67 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.51% 19.88% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 21 6
Average daily rate £213 £363 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.37% +16.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £206 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £410 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £105.00 £14.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+650.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
South Wales

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Windows
3 14 (28.00%) MS Project
3 14 (28.00%) MS Office
4 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (26.00%) Finance
5 11 (22.00%) Project Management
5 11 (22.00%) Migration
6 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (14.00%) Banking
7 7 (14.00%) VPN
7 7 (14.00%) CRM
8 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (12.00%) VMware
8 6 (12.00%) Office 365
8 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (10.00%) SCCM
9 5 (10.00%) Lync
9 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Firewall
9 5 (10.00%) .NET
10 4 (8.00%) SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.00%) Lync
2 5 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (6.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Project
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 7 (14.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.00%) VPN
2 5 (10.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) ADSL
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
4 2 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) Intranet
5 1 (2.00%) L2TP
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) OLAP
2 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (4.00%) DataStage
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Wise Package Studio
2 1 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (2.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
2 1 (2.00%) InstallShield
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) French Language
4 2 (4.00%) German Language
4 2 (4.00%) Italian Language
5 1 (2.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Analyst
2 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
2 5 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
3 4 (8.00%) Coordinator
3 4 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (8.00%) Administrator
3 4 (8.00%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (6.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (6.00%) Systems Manager
4 3 (6.00%) Project Analyst
4 3 (6.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Architect
5 2 (4.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (4.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Project Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.00%) MDX
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (4.00%) GIS
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) AS400
3 1 (2.00%) Clustering
3 1 (2.00%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) Migration
1 11 (22.00%) Project Management
2 7 (14.00%) CRM
3 5 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.00%) Document Management
4 4 (8.00%) Release Management
5 3 (6.00%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.00%) TDD
5 3 (6.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Scrum
5 3 (6.00%) ITIL
5 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (6.00%) BDD
5 3 (6.00%) Analytics
6 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 2 (4.00%) ETL
6 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.00%) VBScript
3 3 (6.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (2.00%) X++
5 1 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (2.00%) CCA
3 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (2.00%) GAMP
1 1 (2.00%) SLA
1 1 (2.00%) QA
1 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (26.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) UAG
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) MetaFrame
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 36 (72.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (4.00%) Planview
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) AppSense
5 1 (2.00%) SAP
5 1 (2.00%) Cisco
5 1 (2.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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