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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 16 15 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 25 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.07% 8.71% 2.35%
As % of the Applications category 60.47% 58.14% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £230 £96
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £270 £263
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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
43 43 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.68% 14.98% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 9
Average daily rate £325 £333 £258
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +29.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £240 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.12 £16.07
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -5.94%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 32 (60.38%) Project Management
3 28 (52.83%) MS Project
4 27 (50.94%) MS Excel
5 20 (37.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 13 (24.53%) Banking
7 12 (22.64%) Windows
8 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
8 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
8 11 (20.75%) Migration
8 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) AS400
9 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
9 9 (16.98%) TestDirector
9 9 (16.98%) UML
9 9 (16.98%) OO
9 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
10 8 (15.09%) .NET
10 8 (15.09%) Degree
11 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
11 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (13.21%) GAP Analysis
12 6 (11.32%) Content Management
12 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
12 6 (11.32%) J2EE
12 6 (11.32%) SOA
12 6 (11.32%) ISEB
12 6 (11.32%) CCA
13 5 (9.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.43%) Lync
1 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
Applications
1 28 (52.83%) MS Project
2 27 (50.94%) MS Excel
3 20 (37.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (16.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Office 365
1 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.43%) LAN
1 5 (9.43%) WAN
2 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
3 1 (1.89%) MPLS
3 1 (1.89%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.66%) Cognos Impromptu
3 3 (5.66%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 36 (67.92%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Marketing
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (52.83%) Analyst
2 15 (28.30%) Project Manager
3 11 (20.75%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.32%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.66%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Technical Support
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Architect
8 2 (3.77%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.77%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.09%) .NET
2 6 (11.32%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.98%) AS400
2 4 (7.55%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.55%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.66%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) EPoS
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.89%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (22.64%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) UNIX
5 1 (1.89%) AIX
5 1 (1.89%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.89%) OS/400
5 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (60.38%) Project Management
2 11 (20.75%) PRINCE2
2 11 (20.75%) Migration
2 11 (20.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (16.98%) Business Analysis
3 9 (16.98%) UML
3 9 (16.98%) OO
4 7 (13.21%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (13.21%) GAP Analysis
5 6 (11.32%) Content Management
5 6 (11.32%) Network Architecture
5 6 (11.32%) SOA
6 5 (9.43%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.55%) Validation
7 4 (7.55%) Business Development
7 4 (7.55%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.66%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.89%) VBA
2 1 (1.89%) COBOL
2 1 (1.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 6 (11.32%) ISEB
2 6 (11.32%) CCA
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.89%) MCSE
3 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.89%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Terminal Services
2 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.66%) ARCserve
1 3 (5.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.55%) VMware
2 4 (7.55%) Casewise
2 4 (7.55%) Intel
3 3 (5.66%) Cognos
3 3 (5.66%) SAP
4 2 (3.77%) Planview
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 2 (3.77%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) HP
5 1 (1.89%) Citrix
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