The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Cardiff region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 18 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 7.86% 9.51% 4.59%
As % of the Applications category 63.04% 54.35% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 18 7
Average daily rate
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£325 £275 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £184 £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £265 £275
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -3.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +5.33%
Applications Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 46 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 12.47% 17.49% 10.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 10
Average daily rate £325 £316 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% +10.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £200 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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South Wales

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 35 (67.31%) Finance
3 31 (59.62%) Project Management
4 26 (50.00%) MS Project
4 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 20 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 14 (26.92%) Banking
7 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 12 (23.08%) Windows
9 11 (21.15%) Migration
10 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
11 9 (17.31%) UML
11 9 (17.31%) OO
11 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
11 9 (17.31%) AS400
11 9 (17.31%) TestDirector
11 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
12 8 (15.38%) Degree
12 8 (15.38%) .NET
13 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
14 6 (11.54%) Content Management
14 6 (11.54%) J2EE
14 6 (11.54%) SOA
14 6 (11.54%) CCA
14 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
15 5 (9.62%) SAN
15 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
1 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (7.69%) Lync
3 3 (5.77%) IIS
4 2 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (50.00%) MS Project
1 26 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 20 (38.46%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (17.31%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) SAN
1 5 (9.62%) LAN
1 5 (9.62%) WAN
1 5 (9.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Cognos Impromptu
3 4 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.92%) ClearQuest
General
1 35 (67.31%) Finance
2 14 (26.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 29 (55.77%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 11 (21.15%) Business Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) Web Business Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Project Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Project Support Officer
8 2 (3.85%) Architect
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support
8 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
2 6 (11.54%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.31%) AS400
2 5 (9.62%) Thin Client
2 5 (9.62%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.77%) Social Media
4 2 (3.85%) iSeries
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.85%) OS/400
5 2 (3.85%) UNIX
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (59.62%) Project Management
2 11 (21.15%) Migration
3 10 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (19.23%) PRINCE2
4 9 (17.31%) UML
4 9 (17.31%) OO
4 9 (17.31%) Business Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (11.54%) Content Management
5 6 (11.54%) SOA
5 6 (11.54%) GAP Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
6 5 (9.62%) Network Architecture
6 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (7.69%) Business Development
7 4 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 4 (7.69%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.69%) Validation
8 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (3.85%) COBOL
2 2 (3.85%) RPG
2 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) CCA
3 5 (9.62%) ISEB
4 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Terminal Services
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) ARCserve
2 3 (5.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Intel
2 5 (9.62%) VMware
3 4 (7.69%) Casewise
3 4 (7.69%) Cognos
4 3 (5.77%) IBM
5 2 (3.85%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.85%) Planview
5 2 (3.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) HP
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