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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 30 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 24 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.25% 8.42% 7.75%
As % of the Applications category 61.90% 80.00% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 21
Median daily rate £350 £299 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.15% +19.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £147 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £328 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
21 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.86% 10.53% 14.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 39
Median daily rate £350 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £173 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 May 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 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 28 (39.44%) MS Office
3 23 (32.39%) MS Visio
4 21 (29.58%) ITIL
5 20 (28.17%) XML
6 18 (25.35%) SQL
6 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
7 14 (19.72%) Migration
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (18.31%) Project Management
8 13 (18.31%) HTML
9 12 (16.90%) Oracle
9 12 (16.90%) Finance
9 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
9 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
10 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
10 11 (15.49%) HL7
10 11 (15.49%) Subversion
10 11 (15.49%) Validation
11 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
11 10 (14.08%) MS Project
11 10 (14.08%) Windows
11 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (14.08%) Test Management
11 10 (14.08%) JIRA
12 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
13 8 (11.27%) IIS
13 8 (11.27%) T-SQL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (8.45%) Confluence
3 6 (8.45%) FileNet
3 6 (8.45%) GeoServer
3 6 (8.45%) JBoss
3 6 (8.45%) LiveCycle
3 6 (8.45%) SAS
3 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.82%) Apache
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) Content Management Server
5 1 (1.41%) Moodle
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (39.44%) MS Office
2 23 (32.39%) MS Visio
3 10 (14.08%) MS Project
4 6 (8.45%) Gliffy
5 5 (7.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.41%) SAP FI-GL
1 1 (1.41%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.86%) Internet
2 6 (8.45%) Firewall
3 3 (4.23%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.82%) DHCP
4 2 (2.82%) DNS
4 2 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (2.82%) SAN
4 2 (2.82%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.41%) Skype
5 1 (1.41%) SSH
5 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.35%) SQL Server
2 14 (19.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (16.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (9.86%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (9.86%) Oracle Database
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (5.63%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.23%) MS Access
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.82%) Data Mining
8 2 (2.82%) GIS
8 2 (2.82%) MySQL
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (15.49%) Subversion
2 10 (14.08%) JIRA
3 7 (9.86%) Eclipse
3 7 (9.86%) JUnit
3 7 (9.86%) Maven
4 6 (8.45%) Ant
4 6 (8.45%) DbUnit
4 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.45%) Hudson
4 6 (8.45%) Selenium
4 6 (8.45%) Spock
4 6 (8.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 6 (8.45%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) QAComplete
6 1 (1.41%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 33 (46.48%) Analyst
2 11 (15.49%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) Lead Test Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
4 7 (9.86%) DBA
5 6 (8.45%) Data Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Java Developer
5 6 (8.45%) SC Cleared Java Developer
6 5 (7.04%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Report Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Tester
8 3 (4.23%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.23%) Knowledge Analyst
8 3 (4.23%) Network Support
8 3 (4.23%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.23%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) XML
2 13 (18.31%) HTML
3 7 (9.86%) Java EE
3 7 (9.86%) SOAP
4 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
4 6 (8.45%) Dojo
4 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
4 6 (8.45%) Java SE
4 6 (8.45%) JPA
4 6 (8.45%) jQuery
4 6 (8.45%) JRules
4 6 (8.45%) JSF
4 6 (8.45%) JSTS
4 6 (8.45%) OpenLayers
4 6 (8.45%) REST
4 6 (8.45%) Spring
4 6 (8.45%) XSD
5 4 (5.63%) .NET
6 3 (4.23%) J2EE
7 2 (2.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) NHS
2 6 (8.45%) Replication
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.82%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.41%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.08%) Windows
2 6 (8.45%) Linux
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
4 4 (5.63%) AIX
4 4 (5.63%) Unix
5 3 (4.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) pSOS
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (29.58%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Migration
3 13 (18.31%) Project Management
4 12 (16.90%) ITIL V3
5 11 (15.49%) Software Testing
5 11 (15.49%) Validation
6 10 (14.08%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
6 10 (14.08%) Test Management
7 9 (12.68%) PRINCE2
8 8 (11.27%) Workflow
9 7 (9.86%) Functional Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (9.86%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.45%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (8.45%) Document Management
10 6 (8.45%) Scrum
10 6 (8.45%) Service Management
10 6 (8.45%) TDD
11 5 (7.04%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 8 (11.27%) T-SQL
3 7 (9.86%) Java
4 6 (8.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.63%) VBA
6 3 (4.23%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.82%) VBScript
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.41%) Python
8 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.27%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (7.04%) CCNA
5 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (7.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (4.23%) BC Cleared
6 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.82%) MCITP
7 2 (2.82%) MCSE
7 2 (2.82%) MCTS
7 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) HL7
2 8 (11.27%) QA
3 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (5.63%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP Data Protector
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli
1 5 (7.04%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) Ansible
3 1 (1.41%) yum
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.90%) Oracle
3 7 (9.86%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) Adobe
4 6 (8.45%) Cisco
4 6 (8.45%) ILOG
4 6 (8.45%) Kofax
4 6 (8.45%) Splunk
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) Informatica
6 4 (5.63%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (5.63%) Teradata
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) SAP