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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 46 49 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Office 33 28 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 4.10% 4.09% 5.26%
As % of the Applications category 61.11% 45.90% 52.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 19
Median daily rate £168 £396 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.72% +44.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £145 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 7
Median hourly rate £11.17 £11.55 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.29% -6.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
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
54 61 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.72% 8.91% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 48 35
Median daily rate £191 £385 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.32% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 14
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.38 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.66% -17.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +8 29 £168 -57.32% 7
West Wales -22 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - - 1
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UK

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
6 12 (20.00%) ITIL
7 11 (18.33%) MS Visio
7 11 (18.33%) iPad
7 11 (18.33%) iPhone
8 9 (15.00%) Network Management
9 8 (13.33%) Cisco
9 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
10 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
11 6 (10.00%) Firewall
11 6 (10.00%) HP
11 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
12 5 (8.33%) CCNA
12 5 (8.33%) Citrix
12 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
12 5 (8.33%) LAN
12 5 (8.33%) WAN
12 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
13 4 (6.67%) Change Management
13 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
13 4 (6.67%) C++
13 4 (6.67%) CA
13 4 (6.67%) CCNP
13 4 (6.67%) ISO26262

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 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.33%) MS Visio
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) Firewall
2 5 (8.33%) LAN
2 5 (8.33%) WAN
3 4 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 3 (5.00%) SAN
4 3 (5.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.33%) DHCP
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (1.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.00%) Military
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (21.67%) Support Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 9 (15.00%) Desktop Support
6 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (11.67%) Business Analyst
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Network Engineer
7 7 (11.67%) Rollout Engineer
8 6 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (10.00%) IT Support
8 6 (10.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) iPad
1 11 (18.33%) iPhone
2 2 (3.33%) CESG
2 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) NHS
3 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (60.00%) Windows
2 32 (53.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (13.33%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Network Management
3 7 (11.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (6.67%) Change Management
5 4 (6.67%) Hazard Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (6.67%) User Stories
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 2 (3.33%) Target Operating Model
8 1 (1.67%) Business Transformation
8 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.67%) Problem Management
8 1 (1.67%) Project Management
8 1 (1.67%) Time Management
8 1 (1.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) CCNA
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.67%) CCNP
2 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) HNC
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
4 1 (1.67%) ISEB
4 1 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.67%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) Def Stans
1 4 (6.67%) DO-178B
1 4 (6.67%) IEC 61508
1 4 (6.67%) ISO26262
1 4 (6.67%) MISRA
1 4 (6.67%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) SCCM
2 3 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Cisco
3 6 (10.00%) HP
4 5 (8.33%) Citrix
5 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 4 (6.67%) CA
5 4 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.67%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.00%) Avaya
6 3 (5.00%) VMware
7 1 (1.67%) Dell
7 1 (1.67%) Lotus
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