The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 16 29
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 39 37 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 6.93% 8.11% 3.47%
As % of the Applications category 65.00% 55.22% 32.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 22 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £178 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £260 £263
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -0.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +13.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.79 £9.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.90 £13.09
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
60 67 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 10.66% 14.69% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 28
Average daily rate £325 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 7
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.50 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the South Wales region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the South Wales region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -5 23 £325 +18.18% 5
Bridgend -1 5 £123 -30.00% 1
Newport -10 2 £295 -32.57% 3
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MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 49 (54.44%) Finance
3 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 32 (35.56%) Project Management
5 29 (32.22%) MS Project
5 29 (32.22%) Windows
6 24 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 19 (21.11%) Banking
8 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
10 15 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
11 13 (14.44%) UML
11 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
11 13 (14.44%) AS400
11 13 (14.44%) Migration
12 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
12 12 (13.33%) CCA
12 12 (13.33%) Windows 8
13 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
13 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
14 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
15 9 (10.00%) .NET
15 9 (10.00%) Adobe
15 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
16 8 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
16 8 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
16 8 (8.89%) TestDirector
16 8 (8.89%) OO

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) Lync
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.22%) IIS
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (46.67%) MS Excel
2 29 (32.22%) MS Project
3 24 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (16.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.11%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.67%) SAN
2 4 (4.44%) LAN
2 4 (4.44%) WAN
3 3 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.22%) VoIP
4 2 (2.22%) Intranet
5 1 (1.11%) MPLS
5 1 (1.11%) DSL
5 1 (1.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.22%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 49 (54.44%) Finance
2 19 (21.11%) Banking
3 5 (5.56%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (2.22%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.11%) Billing
5 1 (1.11%) Local Government
5 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (61.11%) Analyst
2 21 (23.33%) Business Analyst
3 16 (17.78%) Project Manager
3 16 (17.78%) Support Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (8.89%) Data Analyst
6 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.33%) Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 3 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Project Support Officer
7 3 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Change Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Project Officer
7 3 (3.33%) Web Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Web Business Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.00%) .NET
2 5 (5.56%) J2EE
3 2 (2.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.44%) AS400
2 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.33%) Social Media
2 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.11%) EPoS
4 1 (1.11%) NHS
4 1 (1.11%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.22%) Windows
2 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (13.33%) Windows 8
4 11 (12.22%) Windows 7
4 11 (12.22%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.11%) UNIX
6 1 (1.11%) OS/400
6 1 (1.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Project Management
2 15 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 13 (14.44%) Migration
3 13 (14.44%) PRINCE2
3 13 (14.44%) UML
4 12 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (8.89%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (8.89%) OO
6 8 (8.89%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.78%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.67%) Validation
9 5 (5.56%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.56%) SOA
9 5 (5.56%) Content Management
9 5 (5.56%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.44%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) VBScript
3 1 (1.11%) VBA
3 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.11%) COBOL
3 1 (1.11%) RPG
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) CCA
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 6 (6.67%) ISEB
4 2 (2.22%) MCSE
4 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCDST
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.11%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.33%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.22%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 60 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.00%) Adobe
3 7 (7.78%) SAP
4 6 (6.67%) VMware
5 5 (5.56%) Casewise
5 5 (5.56%) Cognos
6 4 (4.44%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) Intel
7 3 (3.33%) Citrix
8 2 (2.22%) Mitel
8 2 (2.22%) Planview
8 2 (2.22%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.22%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 2 (2.22%) Cisco
8 2 (2.22%) IBM
8 2 (2.22%) Oracle
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