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 3 months to 27 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 Office
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -4 0  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 6 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.83% 3.20% 3.60%
As % of the Applications category 42.86% 47.37% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 9
Median daily rate £342 £90 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +280.00% -72.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £90 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £90 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £286 £288
% change year-on-year +4.80% -0.43%  
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 £13.72 £16.50 £13.70
% change year-on-year -16.87% +20.43%  

Microsoft Office 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 14 19 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 4.27% 6.76% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 21
Median daily rate £342 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £201 £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 £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 27 June 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 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 7 (36.84%) Windows
3 4 (21.05%) Finance
3 4 (21.05%) NHS
3 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) Office 365
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (10.53%) Billing
5 2 (10.53%) Information Management
5 2 (10.53%) Change Management
5 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.53%) Wireless
5 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Military
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) ITIL
5 2 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
5 2 (10.53%) ADSL
5 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services

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 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.26%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.53%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 2 (10.53%) ADSL
2 2 (10.53%) NAS
2 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) Wireless
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Project Officer
4 3 (15.79%) Project Support Officer
4 3 (15.79%) Support Officer
5 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) IT Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (5.26%) Project Support Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 2 (10.53%) iPhone
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Business Analysis
1 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (10.53%) Business Process Modelling
2 2 (10.53%) Change Control
2 2 (10.53%) Change Management
2 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Hazard Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Information Management
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
2 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.53%) Target Operating Model
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.26%) MCITP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) MCTS
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Def Stans
1 2 (10.53%) DO-178B
1 2 (10.53%) IEC 61508
1 2 (10.53%) ISO 26262
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA
1 2 (10.53%) MISRA C
2 1 (5.26%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
3 2 (10.53%) CA
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Symantec
4 1 (5.26%) Veritas
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