Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 38 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 +16 -36
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 14 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.34% 2.87% 3.20%
As % of the Applications category 25.45% 24.62% 39.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 25
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £311 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.46% +13.00% -15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £140 £196
90th Percentile £334 £392 £356
South Wales median daily rate £300 £301 £325
% change year-on-year -0.17% -7.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £20.00 - -
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £10.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% +78.57% -27.59%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 55 65 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.18% 11.67% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 47 62
Cardiff median daily rate £300 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -23.08% -
10th Percentile £120 £138 £182
90th Percentile £377 £390 £412
South Wales median daily rate £300 £238 £325
% change year-on-year +26.32% -26.92% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Cardiff median hourly rate £15.59 £11.17 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.53% +8.98% -30.51%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £9.18
90th Percentile £30.50 £16.23 £11.93
South Wales median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £10.63
% change year-on-year +63.27% +15.29% -29.17%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Cardiff

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cardiff

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cardiff over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Cardiff

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Cardiff.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (35.71%) Analytics
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
4 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
4 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
6 2 (14.29%) Windows
6 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
6 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
6 2 (14.29%) Tableau
6 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
7 1 (7.14%) PMO
7 1 (7.14%) Business Process Modelling
7 1 (7.14%) Performance Measurement
7 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
7 1 (7.14%) Office 365
7 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (7.14%) VBA

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (7.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Billing
2 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Data Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Data Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Trainer
5 1 (7.14%) VBA Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) e-Learning
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analytics
2 4 (28.57%) Data Extraction
3 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
4 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.14%) Business Transformation
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Information Governance
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (7.14%) Process Management
5 1 (7.14%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (7.14%) Quality Management
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
5 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
2 1 (7.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Tableau