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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 25 10
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 22 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.04% 6.03% 13.61%
As % of the Applications category 33.33% 34.38% 65.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 12
Average daily rate
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£363 £225 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.11% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £105 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £245 £263
% change year-on-year
+18.36% -6.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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
24 64 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.13% 17.53% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 40 21
Average daily rate £325 £225 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -37.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £105 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £16.75 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015, 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
3 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
4 14 (43.75%) Finance
5 13 (40.63%) Migration
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
7 9 (28.13%) Office 365
7 9 (28.13%) XML
7 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
8 8 (25.00%) ITIL
8 8 (25.00%) Project Management
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (15.63%) Data Cleansing
10 5 (15.63%) CRM
10 5 (15.63%) MS Project
11 4 (12.50%) .NET
11 4 (12.50%) UML
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) ETL
11 4 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 4 (12.50%) TestDirector
11 4 (12.50%) Validation
11 4 (12.50%) Workflow
11 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 15 (46.88%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.50%) Lync
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (6.25%) IIS
4 2 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 23 (71.88%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Visio
2 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (15.63%) MS Project
4 1 (3.13%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (28.13%) Office 365
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (9.38%) DB2
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Base SAS
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (3.13%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) TestDirector
2 3 (9.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (43.75%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Banking
2 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 3 (9.38%) Publishing
3 2 (6.25%) Back Office
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (71.88%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Data Analyst
3 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) PMO Lead
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Data Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) SAP Business Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Problem Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) XML
2 4 (12.50%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) CSS3
3 3 (9.38%) HTML5
3 3 (9.38%) Ajax
3 3 (9.38%) jQuery
3 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET
3 3 (9.38%) CSS
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) iSeries
2 3 (9.38%) AS400
3 2 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.13%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) OS/400
1 3 (9.38%) UNIX
2 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.13%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Migration
2 10 (31.25%) Data Migration
3 9 (28.13%) Data Modelling
4 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 8 (25.00%) Project Management
5 5 (15.63%) Data Cleansing
5 5 (15.63%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) UML
6 4 (12.50%) OO
6 4 (12.50%) ETL
6 4 (12.50%) Validation
6 4 (12.50%) Workflow
6 4 (12.50%) Data Mapping
6 4 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
7 3 (9.38%) Coaching
7 3 (9.38%) Analytics
7 3 (9.38%) Service Management
7 3 (9.38%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) COBOL
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
3 3 (9.38%) RPG
4 1 (3.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.13%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Casewise
3 3 (9.38%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.38%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) Progress
4 1 (3.13%) SAP
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CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
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Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum 12 months fixed term
Posted: 2 days ago