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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 20 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.19% 4.43% 6.23%
As % of the Applications category 58.82% 45.24% 54.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 17 16
Median daily rate £165 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +26.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £136 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £423 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £255
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
34 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 10.53% 9.79% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 35 27
Median daily rate £168 £363 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +29.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £183 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 - £14.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.70% -

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
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 8 December 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 24 (70.59%) Windows
1 24 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 10 (29.41%) iPad
4 10 (29.41%) iPhone
5 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
6 8 (23.53%) Network Management
7 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
7 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) Citrix
9 4 (11.76%) Change Management
9 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (11.76%) SCCM
9 4 (11.76%) User Stories
9 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
10 2 (5.88%) Publishing
10 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
11 1 (2.94%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
11 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
11 1 (2.94%) Banking
11 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
11 1 (2.94%) Degree
11 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
11 1 (2.94%) Firewall

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:

Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.59%) MS Visio
3 4 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) Wireless
General
1 2 (5.88%) Publishing
2 1 (2.94%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 14 (41.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (26.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 7 (20.59%) Business Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Desktop Support
4 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (14.71%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) IT Analyst
8 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) iPad
1 10 (29.41%) iPhone
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) NHS
2 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Windows
1 24 (70.59%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) ITIL
2 8 (23.53%) Network Management
3 7 (20.59%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.76%) Change Management
5 4 (11.76%) User Stories
6 2 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
7 1 (2.94%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.94%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.94%) Project Management
7 1 (2.94%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CCNA
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Dell
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