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 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 48 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 56 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 2.90% 8.60% 8.99%
As % of the Applications category 36.96% 62.22% 47.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 37 16
Average daily rate
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£330 £275 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.40 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £21.00 £14.80
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 South Wales region.

Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 90 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.85% 13.82% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 59 47
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £443 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.70% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £13.60 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £20.25 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 July 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 July 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 -16 13 £330 -5.71% 4
Newport -13 1 £375 +27.11%
MS Office
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MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 25 (49.02%) MS Excel
3 18 (35.29%) Finance
4 14 (27.45%) Windows
5 12 (23.53%) ITIL
5 12 (23.53%) Project Management
6 9 (17.65%) Degree
7 7 (13.73%) Service Management
7 7 (13.73%) Migration
7 7 (13.73%) XML
7 7 (13.73%) SQL
7 7 (13.73%) MS Project
7 7 (13.73%) SLA
8 6 (11.76%) .NET
8 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
9 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
9 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
9 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
9 5 (9.80%) SDLC
9 5 (9.80%) UML
9 5 (9.80%) OO
9 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
9 5 (9.80%) HTML
9 5 (9.80%) UNIX
9 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
9 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
9 5 (9.80%) TestDirector
9 5 (9.80%) Validation

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.88%) Lync
4 2 (3.92%) IIS
4 2 (3.92%) SAS
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (49.02%) MS Excel
2 7 (13.73%) MS Project
3 6 (11.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (9.80%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SAP R/3
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) LAN
1 1 (1.96%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.84%) DB2
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) Base SAS
4 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.96%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.96%) Big Data
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.96%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (9.80%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.96%) Subversion
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Front Office
3 2 (3.92%) Back Office
4 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (7.84%) Applications Support
3 4 (7.84%) Business Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Data Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) Developer
3 4 (7.84%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 4 (7.84%) IT Support
4 3 (5.88%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Analyst
4 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 3 (5.88%) VB Developer
4 3 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Field Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) Service Analyst
5 2 (3.92%) Field Service Engineer
5 2 (3.92%) PMO Lead
5 2 (3.92%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) XML
2 6 (11.76%) .NET
3 5 (9.80%) HTML
4 4 (7.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.92%) CSS
7 1 (1.96%) J2EE
7 1 (1.96%) Ajax
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.96%) jQuery
7 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) AS400
1 4 (7.84%) iSeries
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) EPoS
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
4 1 (1.96%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) CESG
4 1 (1.96%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.96%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.96%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 14 (27.45%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) UNIX
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.84%) Windows XP
3 4 (7.84%) OS/400
4 2 (3.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) ITIL
1 12 (23.53%) Project Management
2 7 (13.73%) Service Management
2 7 (13.73%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) UML
3 5 (9.80%) OO
3 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
3 5 (9.80%) Data Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Validation
3 5 (9.80%) SDLC
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
5 3 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (5.88%) Workflow
5 3 (5.88%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.88%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.88%) IT Governance
6 2 (3.92%) Mentoring
6 2 (3.92%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.84%) RPG
3 4 (7.84%) C#
3 4 (7.84%) COBOL
3 4 (7.84%) VBA
3 4 (7.84%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.88%) VB
4 3 (5.88%) VB6
5 1 (1.96%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.96%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 2 (3.92%) CCNA
4 2 (3.92%) ISEB
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.92%) MCDST
5 1 (1.96%) HNC
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) CCA
5 1 (1.96%) CCNP
5 1 (1.96%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) APMG
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
2 3 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.88%) GxP
3 1 (1.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 39 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) HP
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
2 4 (7.84%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) Casewise
3 3 (5.88%) SAP
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco
4 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.96%) Riverbed
5 1 (1.96%) McAfee
5 1 (1.96%) OpenText
5 1 (1.96%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Blue Coat
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
5 1 (1.96%) Dell
5 1 (1.96%) Intel
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Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
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