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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 26 22 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 30 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.79% 7.35% 10.31%
As % of the Applications category 41.18% 54.55% 47.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 11
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £146 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £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
34 55 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 11.64% 13.48% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 37 26
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £304 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.99% -2.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
3 17 (48.57%) Finance
4 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
5 11 (31.43%) Migration
6 10 (28.57%) Project Management
7 9 (25.71%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) ITIL
8 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Office 365
9 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (20.00%) MS Project
9 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
10 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
10 6 (17.14%) SQL
10 6 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (17.14%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (14.29%) Casewise
11 5 (14.29%) .NET
11 5 (14.29%) UML
11 5 (14.29%) OO
11 5 (14.29%) TestDirector
11 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (14.29%) SDLC
12 4 (11.43%) IBM
12 4 (11.43%) Shell Script

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 12 (34.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 3 (8.57%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 1 (2.86%) Lync
5 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.86%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (62.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 7 (20.00%) MS Project
3 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.86%) Office 365
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.43%) DB2
4 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.86%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) TestDirector
2 3 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (48.57%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Publishing
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
4 1 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Data Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Applications Support
4 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) PMO Lead
7 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) PMO Manager
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) CRM Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (11.43%) CSS
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) CSS3
4 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.57%) Ajax
4 3 (8.57%) jQuery
5 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.43%) AS400
2 4 (11.43%) iSeries
3 1 (2.86%) iPad
3 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) UNIX
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
1 4 (11.43%) OS/400
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
2 2 (5.71%) AIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (31.43%) Migration
2 10 (28.57%) Project Management
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
4 6 (17.14%) Data Cleansing
4 6 (17.14%) Data Modelling
5 5 (14.29%) UML
5 5 (14.29%) OO
5 5 (14.29%) SDLC
6 4 (11.43%) Problem Management
6 4 (11.43%) Workflow
6 4 (11.43%) Validation
6 4 (11.43%) Data Mapping
6 4 (11.43%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.43%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.57%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) ITSM
7 3 (8.57%) MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) COBOL
2 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (11.43%) RPG
2 4 (11.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (8.57%) C#
4 1 (2.86%) VBA
4 1 (2.86%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.71%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) CCA
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.86%) CCNA
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
2 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.29%) Casewise
3 4 (11.43%) IBM
4 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (2.86%) Intel
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) OpenText
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
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