The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 220 223 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.12% 8.78% 7.90%
As % of the Applications category 65.48% 52.35% 48.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 112 68
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £18.69 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.74% +6.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.40 £10.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £69.38 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Applications Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
336 426 412
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.94% 16.77% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 179 147
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £210 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £435 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 30
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £31.07 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.93%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Berkshire region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Berkshire region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Reading +4 108 £360 +2.85% 17
Bracknell -6 20 £275 -8.33% 2
Slough +16 19 £325 +160.00% 1
Maidenhead 0 9 £249 +8.15% 5
Wokingham -3 4 £475 - 1
Newbury -10 3 £150 -57.14% 3
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 257 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 128 (32.65%) MS Office
3 112 (28.57%) Windows
4 85 (21.68%) SQL
5 79 (20.15%) Telecoms
6 66 (16.84%) ITIL
7 62 (15.82%) MS Project
8 59 (15.05%) Project Management
9 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 55 (14.03%) Windows Server
10 54 (13.78%) Active Directory
10 54 (13.78%) DNS
11 53 (13.52%) SQL Server
12 52 (13.27%) Degree
13 50 (12.76%) PRINCE2
14 45 (11.48%) SharePoint
14 45 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
15 44 (11.22%) .NET
16 43 (10.97%) C#
17 41 (10.46%) DHCP
17 41 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
18 40 (10.20%) Finance
19 39 (9.95%) Management Information System
19 39 (9.95%) Security Cleared
20 35 (8.93%) VPN
20 35 (8.93%) MCSE
20 35 (8.93%) Data Analysis
21 34 (8.67%) Marketing
22 33 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
23 31 (7.91%) IPsec

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 45 (11.48%) SharePoint
2 21 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.06%) CMS
3 12 (3.06%) IIS
4 5 (1.28%) Node.js
5 4 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.77%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.51%) Drupal
7 2 (0.51%) SAS
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.51%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.26%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 128 (32.65%) MS Office
2 62 (15.82%) MS Project
3 45 (11.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (7.40%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.53%) Photoshop
5 6 (1.53%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.77%) SPSS
8 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (3.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 33 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.12%) Office 365
3 8 (2.04%) SaaS
4 5 (1.28%) PaaS
5 4 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.02%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.51%) AdWords
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.26%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 54 (13.78%) DNS
2 41 (10.46%) DHCP
3 35 (8.93%) VPN
4 31 (7.91%) IPsec
5 25 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.85%) HTTP
7 17 (4.34%) IPv6
8 15 (3.83%) Firewall
8 15 (3.83%) Software-Defined Networking
9 14 (3.57%) LTE
9 14 (3.57%) Network Security
9 14 (3.57%) Skype
9 14 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.32%) Internet
10 13 (3.32%) VLAN
11 12 (3.06%) Radio Access Network
11 12 (3.06%) WAN
12 11 (2.81%) MPLS
13 10 (2.55%) VoLTE
14 9 (2.30%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (13.52%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (4.59%) MS Access
3 18 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (3.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (2.30%) Big Data
5 9 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 9 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.30%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 9 (2.30%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.79%) Datazen
7 5 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (1.28%) QlikView
8 4 (1.02%) OLAP
9 3 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.51%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.51%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (3.06%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.02%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.02%) JIRA
3 4 (1.02%) Selenium
3 4 (1.02%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.77%) Toad
5 2 (0.51%) Appium
5 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.51%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.51%) Introscope
5 2 (0.51%) JProfiler
5 2 (0.51%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.51%) NuGet
5 2 (0.51%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.51%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
General
1 79 (20.15%) Telecoms
2 40 (10.20%) Finance
3 34 (8.67%) Marketing
4 27 (6.89%) German Language
5 23 (5.87%) French Language
6 17 (4.34%) Retail
7 12 (3.06%) Spanish Language
8 11 (2.81%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.30%) Italian Language
10 6 (1.53%) Back Office
11 5 (1.28%) Banking
12 4 (1.02%) Billing
12 4 (1.02%) Portuguese Language
12 4 (1.02%) Publishing
13 3 (0.77%) Advertising
13 3 (0.77%) Legal
14 2 (0.51%) Games
14 2 (0.51%) Law
14 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 68 (17.35%) Analyst
2 51 (13.01%) Support Engineer
3 31 (7.91%) Data Analyst
4 30 (7.65%) Consultant
5 28 (7.14%) Developer
5 28 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 26 (6.63%) Coordinator
7 20 (5.10%) Administrator
8 14 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (3.32%) Escalation Engineer
9 13 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (3.06%) Technical Support
11 11 (2.81%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (2.81%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (2.55%) Field Engineer
12 10 (2.55%) Microsoft Consultant
13 9 (2.30%) Architect
13 9 (2.30%) Project Analyst
13 9 (2.30%) Project Coordinator
13 9 (2.30%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.22%) .NET
2 24 (6.12%) CSS
3 22 (5.61%) XML
4 14 (3.57%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.57%) ADO.NET
5 13 (3.32%) Web Services
6 12 (3.06%) HTML
7 10 (2.55%) ASP.NET
8 7 (1.79%) ADO
8 7 (1.79%) Autofac
8 7 (1.79%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (1.79%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.79%) ODBC
8 7 (1.79%) OLE
8 7 (1.79%) OLE DB
8 7 (1.79%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (1.79%) XML Schema
9 6 (1.53%) COM
10 5 (1.28%) LINQ
11 4 (1.02%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.46%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (9.95%) Management Information System
3 21 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 17 (4.34%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.79%) Statistics
7 6 (1.53%) Clustering
7 6 (1.53%) PKI
8 5 (1.28%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.77%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.77%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.77%) NHS
9 3 (0.77%) Pricing Data
10 2 (0.51%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.51%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.51%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.51%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 112 (28.57%) Windows
2 55 (14.03%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.38%) Linux
4 13 (3.32%) Windows 7
5 12 (3.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.04%) Unix
9 7 (1.79%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.79%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.77%) Android
11 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.77%) Solaris
11 3 (0.77%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.26%) NetWare
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.84%) ITIL
2 59 (15.05%) Project Management
3 50 (12.76%) PRINCE2
4 35 (8.93%) Data Analysis
5 28 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 27 (6.89%) Mentoring
7 26 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
8 25 (6.38%) ITIL V3
9 23 (5.87%) Service Management
10 20 (5.10%) Analytics
11 19 (4.85%) Customer Engagement
11 19 (4.85%) Presales
12 18 (4.59%) CRM
12 18 (4.59%) Validation
13 17 (4.34%) Load Balancing
13 17 (4.34%) Scrum
14 16 (4.08%) Migration
14 16 (4.08%) Time Management
15 15 (3.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 85 (21.68%) SQL
2 43 (10.97%) C#
3 24 (6.12%) T-SQL
4 23 (5.87%) PowerShell
5 21 (5.36%) C++
6 18 (4.59%) VB
7 17 (4.34%) VBScript
8 16 (4.08%) C
8 16 (4.08%) VB.NET
9 15 (3.83%) JavaScript
10 13 (3.32%) VBA
11 10 (2.55%) Java
12 6 (1.53%) Python
12 6 (1.53%) R
13 3 (0.77%) Scala
14 2 (0.51%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.51%) PHP
14 2 (0.51%) Ruby
14 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (14.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (13.27%) Degree
3 39 (9.95%) Security Cleared
4 35 (8.93%) MCSE
5 26 (6.63%) SC Cleared
6 24 (6.12%) MCITP
7 20 (5.10%) CCNA
7 20 (5.10%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (3.83%) MCSD
9 14 (3.57%) MCTS
10 13 (3.32%) MCSA
11 10 (2.55%) MCDST
12 9 (2.30%) DV Cleared
13 7 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
13 7 (1.79%) MCP
14 6 (1.53%) CCA
14 6 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 5 (1.28%) A+ Certification
15 5 (1.28%) ISEB
15 5 (1.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.40%) SLA
2 11 (2.81%) QA
3 9 (2.30%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.77%) SDET
5 2 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (6.63%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (1.79%) XenApp
5 5 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.02%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.02%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.77%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.77%) vSphere
7 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.77%) XenServer
8 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.26%) KVM
9 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 11 (2.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (2.55%) SCCM
3 9 (2.30%) WSUS
4 5 (1.28%) SCOM
5 4 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.77%) Amdocs OSS
6 3 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.77%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.77%) Windows Intune
7 2 (0.51%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
7 2 (0.51%) Netcool
7 2 (0.51%) nmon
7 2 (0.51%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.51%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.51%) WMI
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 257 (65.56%) Microsoft
2 23 (5.87%) Remedy
3 21 (5.36%) Oracle
4 19 (4.85%) Citrix
4 19 (4.85%) Ericsson
4 19 (4.85%) SAP
4 19 (4.85%) VMware
5 17 (4.34%) Amdocs
5 17 (4.34%) Cisco
6 15 (3.83%) HP
7 13 (3.32%) Huawei
8 11 (2.81%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (2.30%) Red Hat
10 8 (2.04%) hybris
11 7 (1.79%) Tableau
11 7 (1.79%) Tellabs
12 6 (1.53%) Google
12 6 (1.53%) Nokia
13 5 (1.28%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.28%) Virgin Media
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