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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 26 27 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 8.33% 11.49% 10.00%
As % of the Applications category 59.09% 52.94% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £244 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+22.72% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £58.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +321.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.03 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.94% +3.70%
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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
44 51 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 14.10% 21.70% 15.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £90.00 £14.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +501.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £58.40 £10.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £105.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 31 (64.58%) MS Excel
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
4 16 (33.33%) Migration
4 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
5 13 (27.08%) Project Management
6 12 (25.00%) Data Migration
7 10 (20.83%) Office 365
7 10 (20.83%) Analytics
7 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
7 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
7 10 (20.83%) Workflow
8 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (18.75%) XML
9 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (16.67%) AS400
9 8 (16.67%) Lync
9 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) MS Project
10 7 (14.58%) SQL
11 6 (12.50%) .NET
11 6 (12.50%) CRM
11 6 (12.50%) ISEB
11 6 (12.50%) Validation
11 6 (12.50%) Retail
11 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 16 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (6.25%) SAS
4 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (64.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (20.83%) MS Visio
3 9 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (14.58%) MS Project
5 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (4.17%) MPLS
2 2 (4.17%) LAN
2 2 (4.17%) WAN
2 2 (4.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.08%) SAS Enterprise Miner
5 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (8.33%) TestDirector
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (45.83%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Retail
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Publishing
5 2 (4.17%) Back Office
6 1 (2.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.08%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Analyst
2 17 (35.42%) Data Analyst
3 6 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Knowledge Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.17%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Wintel Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SLA Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Data Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Wintel Support Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) XML
2 6 (12.50%) .NET
3 4 (8.33%) CSS
3 4 (8.33%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) jQuery
4 3 (6.25%) CSS3
4 3 (6.25%) HTML5
4 3 (6.25%) Ajax
4 3 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.17%) J2EE
5 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.67%) AS400
2 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.25%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.17%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.17%) iSeries
5 1 (2.08%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 2 (4.17%) UNIX
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.17%) OS/400
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Migration
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 12 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 10 (20.83%) Analytics
4 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
4 10 (20.83%) Workflow
5 7 (14.58%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) CRM
6 6 (12.50%) Validation
7 5 (10.42%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (10.42%) Data Mapping
7 5 (10.42%) ITIL V3
7 5 (10.42%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (10.42%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) OO
8 4 (8.33%) ETL
8 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (8.33%) Service Management
8 4 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 4 (8.33%) C#
2 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 4 (8.33%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (4.17%) RPG
3 2 (4.17%) COBOL
3 2 (4.17%) VBA
3 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ISEB
2 5 (10.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.17%) CCA
4 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.08%) MCDST
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (77.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Casewise
2 5 (10.42%) HP
3 4 (8.33%) ServiceNow
4 3 (6.25%) SAP
5 2 (4.17%) Progress
5 2 (4.17%) IBM
5 2 (4.17%) Citrix
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