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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 46 26
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 35 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.15% 3.87% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 35.71% 45.45% 59.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 22 28
Median daily rate £325 £313 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +5.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £205 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £407 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £285 £295
% change year-on-year
-0.70% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 6
Median hourly rate £12.35 £12.75 £12.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.13% +0.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.15 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.35 £18.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.98
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +0.17%
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
70 77 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 11.63% 8.52% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 40
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £190 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £389 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 8
Median hourly rate £12.30 £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.49 £9.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £20.80 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +18 19 £325 +8.33% 5
North Wales 0 4 - -
West Wales -2 2 - - 3
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
5 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
5 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 7 (16.67%) Finance
6 7 (16.67%) SCCM
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
8 5 (11.90%) Cisco
8 5 (11.90%) HP
8 5 (11.90%) SQL
8 5 (11.90%) VMware
9 4 (9.52%) Change Management
9 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (9.52%) User Stories
10 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
10 3 (7.14%) iPad
10 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (7.14%) Canon
10 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
10 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
10 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 3 (7.14%) VPN
10 3 (7.14%) XML

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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.38%) Apache
3 1 (2.38%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) Firewall
1 3 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
1 3 (7.14%) VPN
2 2 (4.76%) DHCP
2 2 (4.76%) DNS
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Maven
1 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 7 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Military
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
1 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 11 (26.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (23.81%) Desktop Support
4 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 8 (19.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Rollout Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
7 4 (9.52%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Change Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) DBA
8 2 (4.76%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) Java EE
2 1 (2.38%) LAMP
2 1 (2.38%) SAML
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.38%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Windows
2 14 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 8 (19.05%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.76%) Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (9.52%) Change Management
2 4 (9.52%) User Stories
3 2 (4.76%) Data Flow Diagram
3 2 (4.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 2 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
4 1 (2.38%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Hazard Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
4 1 (2.38%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (2.38%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (2.38%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (2.38%) Time Management
4 1 (2.38%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (2.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.38%) Perl
3 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Def Stans
1 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.38%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.38%) ISO26262
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA
1 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Ansible
2 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) HP
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Canon
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (4.76%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) CA
5 1 (2.38%) Lotus
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.38%) SAP
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