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 2 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 47 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Office 22 50 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.01% 7.82% 8.04%
As % of the Applications category 44.90% 53.19% 44.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 34 13
Average daily rate
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£334 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £290
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -22.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
MS Office
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
49 94 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 8.94% 14.71% 18.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 65 37
Average daily rate £325 £325 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £132 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £13.70 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 - £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

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 2 June 2015.

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 2 June 2015. 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 -4 14 £325 -7.14% 5
Newport -20 3 £320 -
Gwent - 2 £401 -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
3 21 (36.21%) Finance
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) Migration
6 12 (20.69%) Project Management
6 12 (20.69%) Windows
6 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
7 9 (15.52%) MS Visio
7 9 (15.52%) XML
7 9 (15.52%) Degree
7 9 (15.52%) Data Migration
8 8 (13.79%) Office 365
8 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.07%) MS Project
9 7 (12.07%) SQL
9 7 (12.07%) SLA
9 7 (12.07%) Validation
9 7 (12.07%) Service Management
9 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
10 6 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
10 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
10 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
11 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
11 5 (8.62%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 12 (20.69%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.90%) Lync
2 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.17%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.45%) IIS
4 2 (3.45%) SAS
5 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 30 (51.72%) MS Excel
2 9 (15.52%) MS Visio
3 7 (12.07%) MS Project
4 6 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (1.72%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.72%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.79%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) Intranet
2 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 1 (1.72%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (10.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (6.90%) DB2
4 1 (1.72%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.72%) QlikView
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (8.62%) TestDirector
2 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Publishing
4 2 (3.45%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Front Office
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
5 1 (1.72%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (55.17%) Analyst
2 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Data Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Developer
6 3 (5.17%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (3.45%) PMO Lead
7 2 (3.45%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Installations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Problem Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) Field Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 4 (6.90%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) CSS
4 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.17%) jQuery
4 3 (5.17%) CSS3
4 3 (5.17%) HTML5
4 3 (5.17%) Ajax
5 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.72%) J2EE
6 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) iSeries
2 4 (6.90%) AS400
3 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
3 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.72%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.72%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
4 1 (1.72%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.62%) UNIX
4 4 (6.90%) OS/400
4 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 13 (22.41%) Migration
3 12 (20.69%) Project Management
4 9 (15.52%) Data Migration
5 7 (12.07%) Validation
5 7 (12.07%) Service Management
5 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
6 6 (10.34%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 6 (10.34%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.62%) UML
7 5 (8.62%) OO
7 5 (8.62%) Workflow
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.62%) SDLC
8 4 (6.90%) Data Mapping
8 4 (6.90%) ITSM
9 3 (5.17%) MVC
9 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.90%) COBOL
2 4 (6.90%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) RPG
3 3 (5.17%) C#
4 1 (1.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 1 (1.72%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 2 (3.45%) MCDST
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) MCSE
4 2 (3.45%) HNC
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 1 (1.72%) CCA
5 1 (1.72%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) GxP
2 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) SCCM
Vendors
1 46 (79.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) HP
2 5 (8.62%) Casewise
3 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
3 4 (6.90%) Cisco
3 4 (6.90%) IBM
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.45%) Blue Coat
5 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.45%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Dell
6 1 (1.72%) Intel
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle
6 1 (1.72%) OpenText
6 1 (1.72%) VMware
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago