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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.61% 7.84% 5.73%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 72.50% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 13
Average daily rate
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£275 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £156 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £394 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.81% 10.81% 14.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 23 31
Average daily rate £275 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £160 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) MS Office
4 15 (31.25%) Project Management
4 15 (31.25%) Windows
5 14 (29.17%) .NET
6 12 (25.00%) C#
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.83%) Finance
8 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (20.83%) ITIL
9 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
10 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
10 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle
11 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.58%) OOP
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle9i Database
11 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
11 7 (14.58%) Document Management
11 7 (14.58%) WCF
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
11 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
11 7 (14.58%) LINQ
11 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
11 7 (14.58%) Change Control
11 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
12 6 (12.50%) Relational Database

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) Confluence
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Office
2 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.33%) MS Project
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Internet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) PABX
3 1 (2.08%) VoIP
3 1 (2.08%) DHCP
3 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) VPN
3 1 (2.08%) DNS
3 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
3 6 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.17%) MS Access
6 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
2 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.08%) Hudson
3 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.08%) Spock
3 1 (2.08%) Geb
3 1 (2.08%) Subversion
3 1 (2.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.08%) JIRA
3 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 10 (20.83%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 11 (22.92%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.50%) PMO Lead
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.33%) VB Developer
6 4 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.25%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.25%) DBA
8 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 7 (14.58%) WCF
3 7 (14.58%) Entity Framework
3 7 (14.58%) LINQ
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
4 6 (12.50%) XML
5 5 (10.42%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.42%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.42%) WinForms
6 3 (6.25%) WPF
7 2 (4.17%) CSS
7 2 (4.17%) SOAP
7 2 (4.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.08%) XSLT
8 1 (2.08%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.08%) J2EE
8 1 (2.08%) Spring
8 1 (2.08%) JSF
8 1 (2.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) NHS
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) LIMS
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.25%) AIX
3 3 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Project Management
2 10 (20.83%) ITIL
2 10 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) OOP
4 7 (14.58%) Document Management
4 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
4 7 (14.58%) Change Control
5 6 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Service Management
6 4 (8.33%) Budget Control
7 3 (6.25%) MVVM
7 3 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) UML
7 3 (6.25%) CRM
7 3 (6.25%) PRINCE
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 12 (25.00%) C#
3 8 (16.67%) PL/SQL
3 8 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.42%) VBA
4 5 (10.42%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) VB6
5 4 (8.33%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) PMP
1 5 (10.42%) PMI Certification
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) ISEB
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
5 1 (2.08%) APMG
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 3 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 39 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco
3 4 (8.33%) HP
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) VMware
6 1 (2.08%) Casewise
6 1 (2.08%) Twitter
6 1 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.08%) OpenText
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