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 3 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.73% 7.82% 8.85%
As % of the Applications category 69.23% 60.42% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 20 17
Average daily rate
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£300 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £159 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £342 £401 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
39 48 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.73% 12.94% 17.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 33
Average daily rate £300 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £160 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £413 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 3 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 3 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 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
3 19 (41.30%) MS Office
4 14 (30.43%) Windows
4 14 (30.43%) .NET
4 14 (30.43%) Project Management
5 12 (26.09%) C#
6 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
7 10 (21.74%) Finance
8 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
9 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) OOP
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle9i Database
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle
10 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
10 7 (15.22%) Document Management
10 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
10 7 (15.22%) WCF
10 7 (15.22%) LINQ
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
10 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
10 7 (15.22%) Change Control
10 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
11 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 (15.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Office
2 9 (19.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (6.52%) MS Project
4 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) PABX
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle9i Database
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.04%) RDBMS
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) MS Access
6 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (6.52%) MSBuild
2 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.17%) Hudson
3 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.17%) Spock
3 1 (2.17%) Geb
3 1 (2.17%) Subversion
3 1 (2.17%) Maven
3 1 (2.17%) JIRA
3 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 10 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) Developer
2 12 (26.09%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Software Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 6 (13.04%) PMO Lead
5 5 (10.87%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) VB Developer
6 4 (8.70%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Software Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Software Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) SQL Developer
7 3 (6.52%) SQL DBA
7 3 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
8 2 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
8 2 (4.35%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) PMO Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (30.43%) .NET
2 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 7 (15.22%) WCF
3 7 (15.22%) Entity Framework
3 7 (15.22%) LINQ
4 6 (13.04%) HTML
4 6 (13.04%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) WinForms
6 3 (6.52%) WPF
7 2 (4.35%) CSS
7 2 (4.35%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) Web Services
8 1 (2.17%) XSLT
8 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.17%) J2EE
8 1 (2.17%) Spring
8 1 (2.17%) JSF
8 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) NHS
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) AIX
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) Project Management
2 11 (23.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) OOP
4 7 (15.22%) Programme Management
4 7 (15.22%) Document Management
4 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
4 7 (15.22%) Change Control
5 6 (13.04%) Automated Testing
5 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 4 (8.70%) CRM
6 4 (8.70%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) Budget Control
7 3 (6.52%) MVVM
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.52%) Service Management
7 3 (6.52%) PRINCE
7 3 (6.52%) UML
8 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.35%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (43.48%) SQL
2 12 (26.09%) C#
3 8 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 8 (17.39%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.87%) VBA
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.70%) VB6
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 1 (2.17%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.87%) PMP
2 5 (10.87%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.35%) CCNA
4 2 (4.35%) ISEB
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) APMG
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
5 1 (2.17%) MCPD
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCAD
5 1 (2.17%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli
1 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 38 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco
3 3 (6.52%) HP
3 3 (6.52%) Citrix
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) Casewise
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter
5 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.17%) OpenText
Cardiff
CPS Group
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 24 days ago