The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 49 47 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.14% 3.23% 6.20%
As % of the Applications category 41.46% 37.88% 45.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 33
Median daily rate £150 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £184 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £290 £225
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 1
Median hourly rate £13.35 £13.35 £10.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.21
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -4.99%
MS Office
UK

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

Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
41 66 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 7.56% 8.53% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 39 74
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £173 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 1
Median hourly rate £12.70 £13.00 £10.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +19.81%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Wales

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
South Wales -7 14 £140 -56.92% 4
North Wales -1 1 - -
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UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 35 (57.38%) MS Excel
3 28 (45.90%) Windows
4 25 (40.98%) ITIL
5 16 (26.23%) Migration
6 15 (24.59%) MS Visio
6 15 (24.59%) SQL
7 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
8 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
9 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
9 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
9 11 (18.03%) XML
9 11 (18.03%) Validation
9 11 (18.03%) VMware
10 10 (16.39%) Finance
10 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
11 9 (14.75%) Cisco
11 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
11 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
12 8 (13.11%) Workflow
13 7 (11.48%) Service Management
13 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
13 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
15 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (14.75%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.56%) Apache
3 3 (4.92%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 35 (57.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (24.59%) MS Visio
3 5 (8.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
4 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Firewall
1 4 (6.56%) HTTPS
1 4 (6.56%) SSH
1 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.56%) Wireshark
2 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.64%) LAN
3 1 (1.64%) Network Security
3 1 (1.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Oracle Database
2 7 (11.48%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
1 4 (6.56%) IntelliJ
1 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
1 4 (6.56%) JUnit
1 4 (6.56%) Maven
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Retail
3 2 (3.28%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Desktop Support
3 9 (14.75%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 6 (9.84%) DBA
6 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Report Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Knowledge Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) XML
2 4 (6.56%) Java EE
2 4 (6.56%) LAMP
2 4 (6.56%) SAML
2 4 (6.56%) Web Services
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
4 1 (1.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
1 4 (6.56%) PKI
2 3 (4.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (45.90%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 8
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.28%) Android
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) ITIL
2 16 (26.23%) Migration
3 13 (21.31%) ITIL V3
4 11 (18.03%) Validation
5 8 (13.11%) Workflow
6 7 (11.48%) Service Management
7 5 (8.20%) Data Flow Diagram
7 5 (8.20%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.20%) ITSM
7 5 (8.20%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (8.20%) Project Management
7 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (6.56%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.92%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.28%) Document Management
10 2 (3.28%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.59%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) Java
2 5 (8.20%) PHP
3 4 (6.56%) Perl
3 4 (6.56%) PL/SQL
3 4 (6.56%) Python
3 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.28%) C#
4 2 (3.28%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) VBScript
5 1 (1.64%) C
5 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) SC Cleared
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.64%) BICSI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) BICSI RCDD
3 1 (1.64%) CCNA
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.28%) QA
3 1 (1.64%) HL7
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
2 4 (6.56%) yum
3 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.03%) VMware
3 10 (16.39%) Oracle
4 9 (14.75%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) HP
5 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.92%) Canon
6 3 (4.92%) Lotus
7 2 (3.28%) Adobe
7 2 (3.28%) Apple
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
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