The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 12 20
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 18 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.80% 8.86% 5.08%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 58.54% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 7
Average daily rate
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£313 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £388 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £16.16 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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
34 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.07% 15.13% 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 Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Cardiff region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (68.00%) Finance
3 30 (60.00%) Project Management
4 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
5 24 (48.00%) MS Project
6 19 (38.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (28.00%) Banking
8 12 (24.00%) Migration
8 12 (24.00%) Test Planning
9 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
10 10 (20.00%) Windows
10 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
11 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (18.00%) AS400
11 9 (18.00%) UML
11 9 (18.00%) OO
11 9 (18.00%) TestDirector
12 8 (16.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (14.00%) Risk Analysis
13 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
13 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
13 7 (14.00%) CCA
13 7 (14.00%) Lync
14 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 6 (12.00%) J2EE
14 6 (12.00%) SharePoint

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.00%) Lync
2 6 (12.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 24 (48.00%) MS Project
3 19 (38.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (22.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) LAN
1 3 (6.00%) WAN
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) MPLS
3 1 (2.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (2.00%) DB2
4 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.00%) TestDirector
General
1 34 (68.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
2 13 (26.00%) Project Manager
3 12 (24.00%) Business Analyst
4 8 (16.00%) Data Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Web Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Web Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Change Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.00%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 6 (12.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) AS400
2 3 (6.00%) Social Media
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 2 (4.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) iSeries
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) EPoS
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) OS/400
4 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Project Management
2 12 (24.00%) Migration
2 12 (24.00%) Test Planning
3 10 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 9 (18.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (18.00%) UML
4 9 (18.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) GAP Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Risk Analysis
5 7 (14.00%) Data Migration
5 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (12.00%) SOA
6 6 (12.00%) Network Architecture
6 6 (12.00%) Content Management
6 6 (12.00%) Validation
7 5 (10.00%) Data Mapping
7 5 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.00%) Business Development
9 3 (6.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.00%) VBA
2 1 (2.00%) COBOL
2 1 (2.00%) RPG
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) CCA
2 6 (12.00%) Degree
3 5 (10.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) MCDST
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.00%) XenApp
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.00%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) Casewise
3 3 (6.00%) SAP
4 2 (4.00%) IBM
4 2 (4.00%) Intel
4 2 (4.00%) VMware
4 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.00%) Citrix
5 1 (2.00%) Cognos
5 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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