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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 18 11
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 21 31 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.48% 7.89% 10.32%
As % of the Applications category 48.84% 64.58% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 21 19
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £278 £270
% change year-on-year
+3.78% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
43 48 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.23% 12.21% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 31 35
Average daily rate £305 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £166 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 July 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 July 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 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
3 14 (51.85%) Finance
4 11 (40.74%) Project Management
5 9 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (29.63%) Windows
7 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
7 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
7 7 (25.93%) Document Management
7 7 (25.93%) Change Control
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
9 5 (18.52%) VBA
9 5 (18.52%) .NET
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (14.81%) VB
10 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
10 4 (14.81%) XML
10 4 (14.81%) ITIL
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 4 (14.81%) VB6
10 4 (14.81%) Degree
11 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (11.11%) SDLC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (25.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (11.11%) MS Project
4 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (7.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) TestDirector
General
1 14 (51.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) PMO Lead
3 4 (14.81%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) .NET Developer
3 4 (14.81%) VB Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) PMO Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) HTML
1 5 (18.52%) .NET
2 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) AS400
2 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (29.63%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
2 2 (7.41%) OS/400
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 7 (25.93%) Programme Management
2 7 (25.93%) Document Management
2 7 (25.93%) Change Control
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.41%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) UML
5 2 (7.41%) OO
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE
5 2 (7.41%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITSM
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.70%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) VBA
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 4 (14.81%) C#
3 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 4 (14.81%) VB
3 4 (14.81%) VB6
4 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) COBOL
4 2 (7.41%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
2 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) APMG
3 1 (3.70%) CCNA
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) IBM
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) OpenText
3 1 (3.70%) VMware
3 1 (3.70%) Casewise
3 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.70%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Dell
3 1 (3.70%) Intel
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