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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 39 41 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 34 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.07% 4.02% 7.46%
As % of the Applications category 34.69% 44.74% 58.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 41
Median daily rate £150 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £168 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £455 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
- +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 5
Median hourly rate £12.88 £13.25 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.83% +7.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.20 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.70 £14.24 £14.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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
49 76 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 8.84% 8.99% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 46 67
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £166 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 5
Median hourly rate £12.20 £13.00 £12.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.15% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.90 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.06 £15.00
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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +6 11 £90 -72.30% 4
North Wales -2 3 - -
West Wales +4 1 - -
MS Office
UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 32 (58.18%) MS Excel
3 28 (50.91%) Windows
4 18 (32.73%) ITIL
5 14 (25.45%) Migration
6 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
6 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
6 12 (21.82%) ITIL V3
7 11 (20.00%) SQL
8 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
9 9 (16.36%) SCCM
9 9 (16.36%) Finance
9 9 (16.36%) VMware
10 8 (14.55%) Validation
11 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
11 7 (12.73%) Workflow
11 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
11 7 (12.73%) Cisco
11 7 (12.73%) Oracle
11 7 (12.73%) XML
12 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
12 6 (10.91%) Service Management
12 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
12 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
13 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
13 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services

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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 32 (58.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 3 (5.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.64%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (3.64%) MS Project
4 2 (3.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) HTTPS
2 2 (3.64%) SSH
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.82%) Network Security
3 1 (1.82%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
1 2 (3.64%) IntelliJ
1 2 (3.64%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.64%) JUnit
1 2 (3.64%) Maven
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 9 (16.36%) Finance
2 2 (3.64%) Retail
3 1 (1.82%) Banking
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 13 (23.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) DBA
8 5 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) Report Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Data Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.73%) XML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 2 (3.64%) Java EE
2 2 (3.64%) LAMP
2 2 (3.64%) SAML
2 2 (3.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.45%) iPad
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.64%) Cryptography
2 2 (3.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.91%) Windows
2 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
3 7 (12.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.91%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.45%) Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Android
7 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.73%) ITIL
2 14 (25.45%) Migration
3 12 (21.82%) ITIL V3
4 8 (14.55%) Validation
5 7 (12.73%) Workflow
6 6 (10.91%) Service Management
7 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.27%) Data Flow Diagram
8 4 (7.27%) Data Migration
8 4 (7.27%) ITSM
8 4 (7.27%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (5.45%) Data Cleansing
9 3 (5.45%) Data Modelling
9 3 (5.45%) Project Management
10 2 (3.64%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.64%) Software Deployment
10 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (5.45%) Java
2 3 (5.45%) PHP
3 2 (3.64%) C#
3 2 (3.64%) Perl
3 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) VBA
3 2 (3.64%) VBScript
4 1 (1.82%) C
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.82%) CCNA
2 1 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.82%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.82%) HL7
2 1 (1.82%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 2 (3.64%) Ansible
2 2 (3.64%) yum
Vendors
1 38 (69.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco
3 7 (12.73%) Oracle
4 4 (7.27%) HP
5 3 (5.45%) Canon
6 2 (3.64%) Adobe
6 2 (3.64%) Apple
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix
6 2 (3.64%) Lotus
6 2 (3.64%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.82%) Samsung
7 1 (1.82%) SAP
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