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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 36 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 29 27 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.60% 4.51% 5.92%
As % of the Applications category 61.70% 45.76% 53.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 18
Median daily rate £168 £396 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.72% +42.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £145 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £473 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £305 £263
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -14.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £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
47 59 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 7.46% 9.85% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 34
Median daily rate £178 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.70% -31.03%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Wales region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +15 20 £165 -52.85% 2
Newport -5 6 £241 -49.21% 2
Torfaen - 1 £93 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 - -
MS Office
Wales

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 30 (58.82%) Windows
1 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
2 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 11 (21.57%) ITIL
6 10 (19.61%) iPad
6 10 (19.61%) iPhone
7 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
8 8 (15.69%) Network Management
9 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.76%) Firewall
10 6 (11.76%) HP
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco
11 5 (9.80%) Citrix
11 5 (9.80%) LAN
11 5 (9.80%) WAN
11 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (7.84%) Def Stans
12 4 (7.84%) MISRA C
12 4 (7.84%) MISRA
12 4 (7.84%) Change Management
12 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (7.84%) C++
12 4 (7.84%) CA
12 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
12 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
12 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
12 4 (7.84%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.65%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 5 (9.80%) LAN
2 5 (9.80%) WAN
3 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (5.88%) iSCSI
3 3 (5.88%) SAN
3 3 (5.88%) Structured Cabling
3 3 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) DNS
4 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.92%) VPN
5 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (7.84%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.88%) Military
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Publishing
3 1 (1.96%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 14 (27.45%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (17.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Business Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
6 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (9.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Rollout Engineer
7 5 (9.80%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.84%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) iPad
1 10 (19.61%) iPhone
2 2 (3.92%) CESG
2 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 30 (58.82%) Windows
1 30 (58.82%) Windows 7
2 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Network Management
3 7 (13.73%) Business Analysis
4 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Change Management
5 4 (7.84%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.84%) User Stories
6 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.88%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.92%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.96%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.96%) Time Management
8 1 (1.96%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C++
2 3 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) CCNA
1 3 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.92%) CCNP
2 2 (3.92%) HNC
2 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) ISEB
3 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.96%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) Def Stans
1 4 (7.84%) DO-178B
1 4 (7.84%) IEC 61508
1 4 (7.84%) ISO26262
1 4 (7.84%) MISRA
1 4 (7.84%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (35.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.76%) Cisco
2 6 (11.76%) HP
3 5 (9.80%) Citrix
4 4 (7.84%) CA
5 3 (5.88%) Avaya
5 3 (5.88%) VMware
6 2 (3.92%) Blue Coat
6 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
6 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.96%) Dell
7 1 (1.96%) Lotus
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