Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 6 months to 23 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 Office
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 28 41
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 -15
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 32 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 5.31% 5.79% 4.58%
As % of the Applications category 58.18% 50.79% 56.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 37
Cardiff median daily rate £190 £165 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -50.00% +5.60%
10th Percentile £111 £123 £184
90th Percentile £369 £375 £423
South Wales median daily rate £202 £178 £330
% change year-on-year +13.52% -46.21% +17.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Cardiff median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 -
South Wales median hourly rate £11.17 £11.71 £11.38
% change year-on-year -4.61% +2.95% -21.55%

Microsoft Office 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 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 9.12% 11.39% 8.12%
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 6 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 £16.38 £11.93
South Wales median hourly rate £27.50 £12.30 £10.63
% change year-on-year +123.58% +15.76% -29.17%

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Cardiff

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cardiff

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Office in Cardiff over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Cardiff

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Microsoft Office.

1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (31.25%) ITIL
4 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
5 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
7 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
7 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
7 5 (15.63%) NHS
7 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 5 (15.63%) Office 365
7 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
8 4 (12.50%) PMO
8 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 3 (9.38%) C++
9 3 (9.38%) Validation
9 3 (9.38%) VB
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 3 (9.38%) iPad
9 3 (9.38%) iPhone
9 3 (9.38%) VB6

Microsoft Office
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 5 (15.63%) MS Exchange
1 5 (15.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Project
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (15.63%) MS Visio
3 3 (9.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.25%) LAN
2 2 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) ADSL
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
3 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 1 (3.13%) Billing
3 1 (3.13%) Military
3 1 (3.13%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Project Assistant
5 3 (9.38%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) SAP Data Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) NHS
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.38%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) iPhone
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 10
2 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
3 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (9.38%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Validation
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.25%) Data Mapping
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Logistics
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) C++
2 3 (9.38%) VB
2 3 (9.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) MCITP
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSE
3 1 (3.13%) MCTS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) PMO
2 1 (3.13%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) Citrix
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) Tableau
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) McAfee
4 1 (3.13%) VMware