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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 32 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.06% 4.89% 4.69%
As % of the Applications category 72.73% 22.45% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 4
Average daily rate
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£320 £213 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.58% -26.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £102 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £97.50 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.15% +551.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £91.50 £12.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £103.50 £16.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
MS Excel
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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
44 49 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.84% 21.78% 15.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 34 16
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £90.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +501.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £58.40 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £105.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 31 (54.39%) MS Office
3 21 (36.84%) Finance
4 17 (29.82%) ITIL
5 15 (26.32%) Windows
6 13 (22.81%) Migration
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (22.81%) Office 365
7 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
9 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
9 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
10 9 (15.79%) CRM
10 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (14.04%) Analytics
11 8 (14.04%) Project Management
11 8 (14.04%) SQL
11 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
12 7 (12.28%) MS Project
12 7 (12.28%) Validation
12 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (10.53%) Lync
13 6 (10.53%) Workflow
13 6 (10.53%) XML
13 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 6 (10.53%) DNS
14 5 (8.77%) ETL
14 5 (8.77%) .NET

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 12 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.53%) Lync
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
4 3 (5.26%) SAS
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (54.39%) MS Office
2 11 (19.30%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
4 7 (12.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.75%) SPSS
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.51%) SAP SRM
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) Internet
3 4 (7.02%) DHCP
3 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.02%) VPN
4 3 (5.26%) SAN
5 2 (3.51%) Intranet
6 1 (1.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.75%) Star Schema
5 1 (1.75%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.75%) DTS
5 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.75%) MS Access
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos Powerplay
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (1.75%) Cognos Transformer
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.75%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.51%) TestDirector
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Banking
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Analyst
2 15 (26.32%) Data Analyst
3 9 (15.79%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (8.77%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Coordinator
4 5 (8.77%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) CRM Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Wintel Server Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Developer
5 4 (7.02%) Administrator
5 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst Team Leader
7 2 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.53%) XML
2 5 (8.77%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 3 (5.26%) CSS
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) jQuery
4 2 (3.51%) HTML5
4 2 (3.51%) CSS3
4 2 (3.51%) Ajax
4 2 (3.51%) J2EE
5 1 (1.75%) Web Services
5 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.75%) WCF
5 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) GIS
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) AS400
3 3 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (3.51%) Linux
4 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.82%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Migration
3 10 (17.54%) Data Migration
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 8 (14.04%) Project Management
5 8 (14.04%) Data Modelling
6 7 (12.28%) Validation
7 6 (10.53%) Workflow
8 5 (8.77%) ETL
8 5 (8.77%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (8.77%) Service Management
8 5 (8.77%) ITIL V3
8 5 (8.77%) Data Mapping
8 5 (8.77%) Incident Management
8 5 (8.77%) Data Cleansing
9 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
9 4 (7.02%) ITSM
9 4 (7.02%) Data Management
9 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.51%) C#
4 2 (3.51%) VBA
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) MCTS
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (5.26%) MCSE
2 3 (5.26%) MCITP
3 2 (3.51%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) CCA
4 1 (1.75%) ISEB
4 1 (1.75%) MCAD
4 1 (1.75%) MCSD
4 1 (1.75%) CISA
4 1 (1.75%) CISSP
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.75%) MCPD
4 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
1 1 (1.75%) COSO
1 1 (1.75%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCDPM
1 3 (5.26%) Windows Intune
1 3 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 41 (71.93%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Casewise
3 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 3 (5.26%) McAfee
5 2 (3.51%) IBM
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Progress
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) Citrix
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £300.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Cardiff
Orgtel
Rate: £400 - £445 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Cardiff
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 27 days ago