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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 42 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.06% 7.39% 3.39%
As % of the Applications category 57.53% 50.59% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 9
Average daily rate
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£295 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £185 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £400 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £9.79 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £14.90 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
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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
73 85 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 10.53% 14.60% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 52 30
Average daily rate £325 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £184 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.88 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 2014. 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 -7 39 £260 -5.45% 9
West Wales -3 3 £308 +17.14%
North Wales - - - - 1
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MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 50 (52.08%) Finance
3 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
4 33 (34.38%) Project Management
5 30 (31.25%) Windows
6 29 (30.21%) MS Project
7 25 (26.04%) MS PowerPoint
8 20 (20.83%) Banking
9 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
11 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
11 15 (15.63%) MS Visio
12 13 (13.54%) UML
12 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
12 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
12 13 (13.54%) CCA
12 13 (13.54%) AS400
12 13 (13.54%) Migration
13 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (12.50%) Windows 7
13 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
15 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
16 9 (9.38%) .NET
16 9 (9.38%) Adobe
16 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 8 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
17 8 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
17 8 (8.33%) HP
17 8 (8.33%) TestDirector

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.29%) Lync
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.08%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.08%) IIS
5 2 (2.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 43 (44.79%) MS Excel
2 29 (30.21%) MS Project
3 25 (26.04%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (15.63%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.04%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) SAN
2 4 (4.17%) LAN
2 4 (4.17%) WAN
3 3 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.13%) VoIP
4 2 (2.08%) Intranet
5 1 (1.04%) MPLS
5 1 (1.04%) DSL
5 1 (1.04%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (7.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.08%) Cognos Impromptu
4 1 (1.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (8.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (1.04%) ClearQuest
General
1 50 (52.08%) Finance
2 20 (20.83%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Legal
4 2 (2.08%) Marketing
4 2 (2.08%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.04%) Local Government
5 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (57.29%) Analyst
2 21 (21.88%) Business Analyst
3 17 (17.71%) Project Manager
4 16 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 9 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) Data Analyst
7 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.17%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.17%) Support Technician
7 4 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Technician
7 4 (4.17%) Service Desk Technician
8 3 (3.13%) Web Business Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.13%) Project Officer
8 3 (3.13%) Web Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.13%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.38%) .NET
2 5 (5.21%) J2EE
3 2 (2.08%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.54%) AS400
2 3 (3.13%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.13%) Social Media
2 3 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.04%) EPoS
3 1 (1.04%) NHS
3 1 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 30 (31.25%) Windows
2 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 11 (11.46%) Windows XP
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.04%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) OS/400
6 1 (1.04%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Project Management
2 15 (15.63%) Business Analysis
3 13 (13.54%) Migration
3 13 (13.54%) PRINCE2
3 13 (13.54%) UML
4 12 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (9.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
6 8 (8.33%) OO
6 8 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
7 7 (7.29%) Data Migration
7 7 (7.29%) Network Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (6.25%) Validation
9 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
9 5 (5.21%) SOA
9 5 (5.21%) Content Management
9 5 (5.21%) Data Mapping
9 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.17%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (2.08%) VBScript
3 1 (1.04%) VBA
3 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.04%) COBOL
3 1 (1.04%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) CCA
2 7 (7.29%) Degree
3 6 (6.25%) ISEB
4 2 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.04%) MCDST
5 1 (1.04%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) Solvency II
2 1 (1.04%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (13.54%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
3 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.08%) ARCserve
3 1 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 66 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.38%) Adobe
3 8 (8.33%) HP
4 7 (7.29%) SAP
5 6 (6.25%) VMware
6 5 (5.21%) Casewise
6 5 (5.21%) Cognos
7 3 (3.13%) Cisco
7 3 (3.13%) Intel
7 3 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (2.08%) Mitel
8 2 (2.08%) Planview
8 2 (2.08%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.08%) Sitecore
8 2 (2.08%) IBM
8 2 (2.08%) Dell
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
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