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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 26 24
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 9 12 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.97% 4.38% 7.05%
As % of the Applications category 45.00% 41.38% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 20
Median daily rate £250 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £235 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
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
20 29 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.60% 10.58% 14.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 39
Median daily rate £350 £305 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £171 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.04% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (41.67%) ITIL
3 14 (38.89%) Migration
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
6 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
6 11 (30.56%) Validation
7 8 (22.22%) Workflow
7 8 (22.22%) Finance
7 8 (22.22%) XML
8 7 (19.44%) Oracle
8 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
8 7 (19.44%) SQL
9 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
9 6 (16.67%) Service Management
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
9 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
10 5 (13.89%) Data Flow Diagram
11 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
11 4 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
11 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
11 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
11 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
11 4 (11.11%) ITSM

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 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Apache
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 11 (30.56%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.78%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.78%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.78%) JUnit
1 1 (2.78%) Maven
1 1 (2.78%) Subversion
1 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) DBA
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) IT Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Manager
4 3 (8.33%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) XML
2 2 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) HTML
3 1 (2.78%) Java EE
3 1 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (2.78%) SAML
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) iPad
2 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
2 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) ITIL
2 14 (38.89%) Migration
3 12 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 11 (30.56%) Validation
5 8 (22.22%) Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) Service Management
7 5 (13.89%) Data Flow Diagram
7 5 (13.89%) Data Migration
7 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (11.11%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (11.11%) Data Modelling
8 4 (11.11%) ITSM
8 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Project Management
10 2 (5.56%) Data Mapping
10 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.56%) Requirements Management
10 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) C#
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
2 2 (5.56%) VBScript
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (2.78%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.78%) Python
3 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) HL7
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) Ansible
2 1 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.78%) yum
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle
3 3 (8.33%) Canon
3 3 (8.33%) HP
4 2 (5.56%) Cisco
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat