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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 32 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 5 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.56% 2.42% 4.15%
As % of the Applications category 38.46% 35.00% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 12
Median daily rate £363 £325 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.53% +13.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £211 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £441 £385 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 13 20 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 4.05% 6.92% 7.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 20
Median daily rate £342 £325 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.30% +2.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.40% +12.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Billing
4 1 (12.50%) Data Management
4 1 (12.50%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Validation
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) PLM
4 1 (12.50%) MS Access
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) MS Access
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Data Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Change Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Project Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SAP Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Business Process Mapping
1 2 (25.00%) Business Process Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
1 2 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Document Management
2 1 (12.50%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) PLM
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) SAP