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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 35 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 23 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.71% 6.15% 8.42%
As % of the Applications category 51.22% 56.10% 58.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 14 19
Average daily rate
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£288 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £165 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £434 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £295 £260
% change year-on-year
-0.84% +13.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
41 41 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 9.19% 10.96% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 24 32
Average daily rate £250 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.25 - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 15 (42.86%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Project Management
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 10 (28.57%) ITIL
6 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
6 9 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (22.86%) Degree
7 8 (22.86%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) Change Control
8 7 (20.00%) Document Management
8 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
10 5 (14.29%) ITSM
10 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
10 5 (14.29%) VBA
10 5 (14.29%) .NET
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) VB6
11 4 (11.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
11 4 (11.43%) C#
11 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
11 4 (11.43%) VB
11 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) ArcGIS
2 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) Lync
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (8.57%) MS Project
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) VoIP
2 2 (5.71%) SAN
2 2 (5.71%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (5.71%) NAS
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) ADSL
3 1 (2.86%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) TestDirector
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Service Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (17.14%) PMO Lead
3 4 (11.43%) VB Developer
3 4 (11.43%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Developer
3 4 (11.43%) .NET Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) PMO Manager
6 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Knowledge Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
2 4 (11.43%) XML
2 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) AS400
2 2 (5.71%) Data Integration
2 2 (5.71%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (37.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
2 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 2 (5.71%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) OS/400
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 7 (20.00%) Document Management
3 7 (20.00%) Change Control
4 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.29%) ITSM
5 4 (11.43%) UML
6 3 (8.57%) SDLC
7 2 (5.71%) ITIL V3
7 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE
7 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.71%) Service Management
7 2 (5.71%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.86%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) VBA
2 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.43%) C#
3 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.43%) VB
3 4 (11.43%) VB6
4 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.71%) COBOL
4 2 (5.71%) RPG
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) APMG
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
1 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) Citrix
3 2 (5.71%) Juniper
3 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 2 (5.71%) ESRI
4 1 (2.86%) OpenText
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Casewise
4 1 (2.86%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.86%) HP
4 1 (2.86%) Dell
4 1 (2.86%) Intel
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