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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 33 30
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 10 27 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.97% 6.09% 4.77%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 57.45% 52.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 10
Median daily rate £325 £300 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £423 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £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
28 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.11% 10.61% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 38 20
Median daily rate £321 £275 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.72% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £178 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £405 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £10.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.21% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.39
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.75%

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 September 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 September 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 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
4 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
4 7 (36.84%) SCCM
4 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
8 3 (15.79%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) HP
9 2 (10.53%) iPad
9 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
9 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (10.53%) Canon
10 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
10 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Office 365
10 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
10 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
10 1 (5.26%) Degree
10 1 (5.26%) Banking
10 1 (5.26%) Dell

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 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (36.84%) MS Visio
3 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (36.84%) Business Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Rollout Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Change Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Officer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Business Analysis
2 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) User Stories
4 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.26%) Business Transformation
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Canon
2 2 (10.53%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Dell