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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.58% 7.04% 5.65%
As % of the Applications category 75.76% 46.34% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Average daily rate
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£319 £275 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £208 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £380 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -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
33 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.68% 15.19% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 13
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 28 (49.12%) MS Office
3 22 (38.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (31.58%) Project Management
5 17 (29.82%) Finance
6 16 (28.07%) Windows
7 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
8 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (24.56%) Office 365
9 12 (21.05%) MS Project
10 11 (19.30%) ITIL
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
10 11 (19.30%) Migration
10 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
11 10 (17.54%) DHCP
11 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
11 10 (17.54%) VPN
11 10 (17.54%) DNS
11 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
11 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
11 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
12 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
12 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
12 9 (15.79%) CRM
12 9 (15.79%) .NET
12 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (14.04%) SAN
13 8 (14.04%) Internet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (14.04%) IIS
2 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (7.02%) CMS
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (7.02%) Lync
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (49.12%) MS Office
2 22 (38.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 12 (21.05%) MS Project
4 10 (17.54%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (24.56%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) DHCP
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
1 10 (17.54%) VPN
1 10 (17.54%) DNS
2 8 (14.04%) SAN
2 8 (14.04%) Internet
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 8 (14.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.26%) Star Schema
5 2 (3.51%) DataStage
5 2 (3.51%) OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) MS Access
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle OLAP
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Analysis Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Report Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Transformer
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos Powerplay
6 1 (1.75%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) TestDirector
2 2 (3.51%) Subversion
2 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.82%) Finance
2 7 (12.28%) Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
4 1 (1.75%) German Language
4 1 (1.75%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
4 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Analyst
2 14 (24.56%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Server Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Developer
7 3 (5.26%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) PMO Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Business Analyst Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Business Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Project Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.79%) .NET
2 6 (10.53%) J2EE
3 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.51%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) GIS
1 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 6 (10.53%) AS400
2 3 (5.26%) Social Media
3 2 (3.51%) User Experience
3 2 (3.51%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.75%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 15 (26.32%) Windows 7
3 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) Project Management
2 11 (19.30%) ITIL
2 11 (19.30%) Migration
2 11 (19.30%) Business Analysis
3 10 (17.54%) Data Protection
4 9 (15.79%) CRM
5 7 (12.28%) OO
6 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) UML
6 6 (10.53%) Content Management
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (7.02%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.02%) Business Development
8 4 (7.02%) Test Planning
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.26%) Data Migration
9 3 (5.26%) Line Management
9 3 (5.26%) Software Deployment
9 3 (5.26%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (19.30%) SQL
2 9 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.02%) VB
4 3 (5.26%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) VBScript
5 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (14.04%) MCTS
2 8 (14.04%) MCITP
2 8 (14.04%) MCSE
3 6 (10.53%) ISEB
3 6 (10.53%) CCA
3 6 (10.53%) Degree
4 2 (3.51%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 11 (19.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) Windows Intune
2 8 (14.04%) SCDPM
2 8 (14.04%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (14.04%) McAfee
3 4 (7.02%) Sitecore
4 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 3 (5.26%) SAP
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.75%) Cognos
6 1 (1.75%) Casewise
6 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
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