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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 17 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.39% 9.83% 11.52%
As % of the Applications category 53.85% 44.62% 73.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 10
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£388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £162 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £400 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £58.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +314.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
39 65 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 13.73% 22.03% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 43 15
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £90.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-83.33% +542.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 28 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 19 (45.24%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) Migration
4 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.19%) Project Management
6 10 (23.81%) Workflow
6 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
6 10 (23.81%) Analytics
7 9 (21.43%) Office 365
7 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
7 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
7 9 (21.43%) XML
8 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
8 8 (19.05%) AS400
9 7 (16.67%) ITIL
9 7 (16.67%) SQL
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) CRM
10 6 (14.29%) Retail
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (11.90%) Lync
11 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
11 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (11.90%) Data Cleansing

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) Lync
3 3 (7.14%) SAS
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 8 (19.05%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (11.90%) MS Project
5 1 (2.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (2.38%) MPLS
2 1 (2.38%) DSL
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.76%) DB2
5 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.38%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.38%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (9.52%) TestDirector
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (45.24%) Finance
2 6 (14.29%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Publishing
5 2 (4.76%) Back Office
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Analyst
2 15 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Developer
5 4 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (7.14%) CRM Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) SAP Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.38%) Administrator
8 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.38%) Junior
8 1 (2.38%) SAP Business Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Problem Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Junior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) SharePoint Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) XML
2 6 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) HTML
3 4 (9.52%) jQuery
3 4 (9.52%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) CSS3
4 3 (7.14%) Ajax
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) J2EE
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) AS400
2 6 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
4 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) OS/400
2 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.38%) AIX
3 1 (2.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) Migration
2 11 (26.19%) Project Management
3 10 (23.81%) Workflow
3 10 (23.81%) Data Migration
3 10 (23.81%) Analytics
4 9 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 7 (16.67%) ITIL
6 6 (14.29%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
7 5 (11.90%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (11.90%) Software Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.52%) Data Mapping
8 4 (9.52%) UML
8 4 (9.52%) OO
8 4 (9.52%) ETL
8 4 (9.52%) Validation
8 4 (9.52%) ITSM
9 3 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (9.52%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 4 (9.52%) C#
2 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.76%) RPG
3 2 (4.76%) COBOL
3 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
3 2 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISEB
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) HP
3 4 (9.52%) Casewise
3 4 (9.52%) ServiceNow
4 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 2 (4.76%) Progress
4 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
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