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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 34 16
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -18
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 17 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.17% 4.50% 8.23%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 47.22% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 22
Median daily rate £325 £330 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £198 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £420 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £291 £275
% change year-on-year
-3.78% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.86% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
MS Office
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
22 36 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.75% 9.52% 12.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 32 32
Median daily rate £338 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £175 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £350 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.00 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 July 2016.

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 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
3 11 (55.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (35.00%) SCCM
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
9 3 (15.00%) iPad
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (15.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (15.00%) Canon
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
10 2 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
10 2 (10.00%) Change Management
10 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
10 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
10 2 (10.00%) C#
10 2 (10.00%) SQL
10 2 (10.00%) VBScript
10 2 (10.00%) VBA
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle
10 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.00%) XML

MS Office
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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (65.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (30.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) Business Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
7 2 (10.00%) DBA
7 2 (10.00%) Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
8 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
1 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (10.00%) User Stories
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Critical Success Factor
4 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Line Management
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) C#
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
1 2 (10.00%) VBA
1 2 (10.00%) VBScript
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) CCNA
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Canon
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
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