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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 44 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 35 61 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.06% 7.64% 8.73%
As % of the Applications category 47.30% 61.00% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 39 22
Average daily rate
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£328 £275 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £135 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £405 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £253 £275
% change year-on-year
+14.85% -8.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.68 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £11.60 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.75 £20.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.70 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.14% -
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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 Wales region.

Applications Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
74 100 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.58% 12.53% 18.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 63 55
Average daily rate £325 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £166 £151 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.94% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £18.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
South Wales -28 18 £330 +20.00% 9
West Wales +15 11 £499 +62.19%
North Wales - 5 £213 -
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MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
3 23 (32.39%) Finance
4 19 (26.76%) ITIL
5 16 (22.54%) Windows
6 15 (21.13%) Project Management
6 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
7 12 (16.90%) Service Management
8 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
8 11 (15.49%) Degree
9 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (12.68%) MS Project
10 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.27%) SLA
10 8 (11.27%) Migration
11 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
11 7 (9.86%) HP
11 7 (9.86%) SQL
12 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
12 6 (8.45%) XML
12 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
12 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
12 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
12 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
13 5 (7.04%) SDLC
13 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
13 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
13 5 (7.04%) HFM
13 5 (7.04%) Programme Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (8.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.63%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.23%) Lync
4 2 (2.82%) IIS
4 2 (2.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.41%) CMS
5 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Excel
2 9 (12.68%) MS Project
3 6 (8.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (7.04%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.41%) SPSS
5 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) HFM
2 2 (2.82%) SAP R/3
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.41%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.41%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) LAN
1 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.04%) MS Access
3 4 (5.63%) DB2
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.41%) Base SAS
6 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.41%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.41%) Big Data
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) JUnit
2 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (32.39%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.23%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Publishing
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 2 (2.82%) Front Office
3 2 (2.82%) Back Office
4 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.41%) Law
4 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Analyst
2 9 (12.68%) Support Analyst
3 6 (8.45%) Coordinator
3 6 (8.45%) Project Coordinator
4 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (7.04%) IT Support
5 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Applications Support Analyst
5 4 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.63%) Applications Support
5 4 (5.63%) Data Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Developer
6 3 (4.23%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.23%) Consultant
6 3 (4.23%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.23%) Knowledge Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) XML
2 5 (7.04%) .NET
3 4 (5.63%) HTML
4 3 (4.23%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.82%) CSS
5 2 (2.82%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.41%) J2EE
6 1 (1.41%) OLE
6 1 (1.41%) Ajax
6 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.41%) jQuery
6 1 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.41%) HTML5
6 1 (1.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.63%) AS400
1 4 (5.63%) iSeries
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.82%) EPoS
3 2 (2.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.41%) Biometrics
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Social Media
4 1 (1.41%) iPad
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) CESG
4 1 (1.41%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.41%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.41%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 7 (9.86%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.04%) Windows 7
3 5 (7.04%) UNIX
4 4 (5.63%) OS/400
5 2 (2.82%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) ITIL
2 15 (21.13%) Project Management
3 12 (16.90%) Service Management
4 9 (12.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (11.27%) Migration
5 8 (11.27%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.45%) ITIL V3
6 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.04%) SDLC
7 5 (7.04%) Problem Management
7 5 (7.04%) UML
7 5 (7.04%) OO
7 5 (7.04%) Validation
7 5 (7.04%) Programme Management
8 4 (5.63%) Business Analysis
8 4 (5.63%) People Management
9 3 (4.23%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (4.23%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.23%) IT Governance
9 3 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.86%) SQL
2 4 (5.63%) RPG
2 4 (5.63%) COBOL
2 4 (5.63%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.63%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.23%) VBA
3 3 (4.23%) C#
4 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.82%) VB
4 2 (2.82%) Java
4 2 (2.82%) VB6
5 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
5 1 (1.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Security Cleared
2 11 (15.49%) Degree
2 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.23%) ISEB
4 2 (2.82%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
4 2 (2.82%) CCNA
4 2 (2.82%) MCDST
5 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.41%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.41%) APMG
5 1 (1.41%) HNC
5 1 (1.41%) CCNP
5 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.41%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (4.23%) GxP
3 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) HP
3 5 (7.04%) Citrix
4 4 (5.63%) IBM
5 3 (4.23%) SAP
5 3 (4.23%) Casewise
6 2 (2.82%) VMware
6 2 (2.82%) Remedy
6 2 (2.82%) Cisco
6 2 (2.82%) Oracle
6 2 (2.82%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) Intel
7 1 (1.41%) Adobe
7 1 (1.41%) McAfee
7 1 (1.41%) OpenText
7 1 (1.41%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.41%) Capita
7 1 (1.41%) Riverbed
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