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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 199 241 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.91% 8.62% 7.99%
As % of the Applications category 50.77% 53.56% 52.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 99 52
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £134 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 19
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.82% +39.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £9.42 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £27.20 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
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
392 450 336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.61% 16.09% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 200 101
Average daily rate £311 £325 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.23% -11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £161 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 41 49
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £9.10 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 97 £325 +8.33% 34
Bracknell +4 23 £180 -34.24% 6
Slough -3 18 £300 -20.00% 4
Newbury -7 11 £352 -17.23% 4
Maidenhead -5 9 £368 +5.21% 3
Wokingham +1 1 £400 -
Hungerford - - - - 2
Thatcham - - - -
Windsor - - - - 3
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 272 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 130 (33.33%) MS Office
3 111 (28.46%) Telecoms
4 91 (23.33%) Windows
5 83 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 68 (17.44%) Active Directory
7 61 (15.64%) Degree
8 59 (15.13%) Project Management
9 55 (14.10%) MS Project
10 53 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (13.33%) ITIL
11 52 (13.33%) Security Cleared
12 50 (12.82%) PRINCE2
12 50 (12.82%) Finance
13 48 (12.31%) SQL
14 40 (10.26%) MS Visio
15 34 (8.72%) DV Cleared
16 33 (8.46%) Windows 7
17 32 (8.21%) SLA
17 32 (8.21%) SharePoint
18 30 (7.69%) MS Exchange
19 29 (7.44%) Migration
20 28 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
21 26 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
22 25 (6.41%) Citrix
22 25 (6.41%) CRM
22 25 (6.41%) Oracle
22 25 (6.41%) SQL Server
23 24 (6.15%) VMware
24 23 (5.90%) SAP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (8.21%) SharePoint
2 30 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 16 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.85%) Lync
5 10 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 9 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.05%) IIS
7 8 (2.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (2.05%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (1.79%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (1.79%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.54%) GroupWise
9 6 (1.54%) CMS
9 6 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.03%) WordPress
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.77%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 130 (33.33%) MS Office
2 83 (21.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 55 (14.10%) MS Project
4 40 (10.26%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.54%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (5.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.28%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.77%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.26%) SAP IS-U
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (1.28%) PaaS
2 4 (1.03%) Office 365
3 3 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.62%) SAN
2 12 (3.08%) Internet
3 11 (2.82%) 3G
4 10 (2.56%) 2G
4 10 (2.56%) DNS
4 10 (2.56%) Radio Access Network
5 9 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.31%) Ethernet
5 9 (2.31%) LAN
5 9 (2.31%) WAN
6 8 (2.05%) VPN
6 8 (2.05%) Firewall
7 6 (1.54%) IMAP
7 6 (1.54%) LTE
7 6 (1.54%) SDH
7 6 (1.54%) POP3
7 6 (1.54%) SMTP
7 6 (1.54%) ATM
8 5 (1.28%) FTP
8 5 (1.28%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.28%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (1.28%) SAP BW
5 5 (1.28%) DB2
6 4 (1.03%) MS Access
6 4 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.77%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.77%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (0.77%) SAP HANA
7 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (1.28%) Visual Studio
1 5 (1.28%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (1.28%) JIRA
2 3 (0.77%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (0.77%) MSTest
3 2 (0.51%) MSI
3 2 (0.51%) Subversion
3 2 (0.51%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.26%) SoapUI
General
1 111 (28.46%) Telecoms
2 50 (12.82%) Finance
3 18 (4.62%) Marketing
4 13 (3.33%) Retail
5 10 (2.56%) Billing
6 6 (1.54%) Publishing
6 6 (1.54%) Legal
7 5 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.28%) Back Office
8 3 (0.77%) Automotive
8 3 (0.77%) Games
8 3 (0.77%) German Language
8 3 (0.77%) Advertising
9 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.26%) Electronics
10 1 (0.26%) Banking
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Local Government
10 1 (0.26%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 54 (13.85%) Analyst
2 34 (8.72%) Coordinator
3 24 (6.15%) Architect
4 22 (5.64%) Developer
4 22 (5.64%) Administrator
4 22 (5.64%) Project Coordinator
5 18 (4.62%) Support Engineer
6 17 (4.36%) Design Engineer
6 17 (4.36%) Data Analyst
7 16 (4.10%) Project Manager
8 13 (3.33%) Consultant
9 12 (3.08%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (2.82%) Technical Architect
11 10 (2.56%) Team Leader
11 10 (2.56%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 9 (2.31%) Server Engineer
12 9 (2.31%) Rollout Engineer
12 9 (2.31%) Technical Writer
12 9 (2.31%) Field Engineer
13 8 (2.05%) Billing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (5.90%) .NET
2 10 (2.56%) CSS
2 10 (2.56%) XML
3 9 (2.31%) HTML
4 8 (2.05%) Web Services
5 7 (1.79%) ASP.NET
5 7 (1.79%) .NET Framework
6 5 (1.28%) Application Packaging
6 5 (1.28%) jQuery
6 5 (1.28%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (1.28%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 5 (1.28%) Unity DI Container
6 5 (1.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (1.03%) Middleware
8 3 (0.77%) SOAP
9 2 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (0.51%) FuelPHP
9 2 (0.51%) WPF
9 2 (0.51%) CSS3
9 2 (0.51%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.62%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.36%) Clustering
4 13 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 12 (3.08%) Blackberry
6 8 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.79%) Replication
8 5 (1.28%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.28%) User Experience
9 4 (1.03%) Social Media
9 4 (1.03%) PMI
10 3 (0.77%) N-Tier
10 3 (0.77%) GIS
10 3 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.77%) IPTV
10 3 (0.77%) Open Source
10 3 (0.77%) Performance Metrics
11 2 (0.51%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.51%) iPad
11 2 (0.51%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 91 (23.33%) Windows
2 33 (8.46%) Windows 7
3 16 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (3.33%) Windows XP
4 13 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.08%) Linux
6 9 (2.31%) Windows 8
7 8 (2.05%) UNIX
8 4 (1.03%) AIX
9 3 (0.77%) Android
9 3 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.51%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.26%) SUSE
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (15.13%) Project Management
2 52 (13.33%) ITIL
3 50 (12.82%) PRINCE2
4 29 (7.44%) Migration
5 28 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (6.41%) CRM
8 19 (4.87%) Data Analysis
9 18 (4.62%) Programme Management
9 18 (4.62%) Service Management
9 18 (4.62%) Service Delivery
10 16 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
10 16 (4.10%) Time Management
11 14 (3.59%) Customer Engagement
11 14 (3.59%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.33%) Scrum
12 13 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
12 13 (3.33%) Use Case
13 12 (3.08%) Change Management
14 11 (2.82%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.31%) SQL
2 19 (4.87%) C#
3 18 (4.62%) VBA
4 11 (2.82%) Java
5 9 (2.31%) JavaScript
6 8 (2.05%) VB
7 7 (1.79%) C
7 7 (1.79%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.54%) VBScript
9 5 (1.28%) ABAP
10 4 (1.03%) VC++
10 4 (1.03%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.03%) C++
11 3 (0.77%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.51%) Perl
12 2 (0.51%) PHP
13 1 (0.26%) SAPscript
13 1 (0.26%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 61 (15.64%) Degree
2 52 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 34 (8.72%) DV Cleared
4 21 (5.38%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.85%) VCP4
6 14 (3.59%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (3.59%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (2.05%) PMP
10 7 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.79%) MCTS
10 7 (1.79%) MCITP
11 6 (1.54%) CCNA
11 6 (1.54%) HND
11 6 (1.54%) MCSE
12 5 (1.28%) CCNP
12 5 (1.28%) ACCA
12 5 (1.28%) CIMA
13 4 (1.03%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.21%) SLA
2 11 (2.82%) QA
3 7 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.51%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.26%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.26%) P3O
System Software
1 68 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (3.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.54%) vSphere
5 4 (1.03%) XenApp
6 3 (0.77%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.77%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.77%) KVM
7 2 (0.51%) XenServer
8 1 (0.26%) NLBS
8 1 (0.26%) Firmware
8 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.26%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (3.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.77%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.26%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.26%) NSN NetAct
5 1 (0.26%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (0.26%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.26%) MOM
5 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 272 (69.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (6.41%) Oracle
2 25 (6.41%) Citrix
3 24 (6.15%) VMware
4 23 (5.90%) SAP
5 19 (4.87%) HP
5 19 (4.87%) Remedy
6 15 (3.85%) Cisco
7 10 (2.56%) IBM
8 9 (2.31%) Dell
8 9 (2.31%) TOWER Software
9 7 (1.79%) Symantec
9 7 (1.79%) Amdocs
9 7 (1.79%) Lotus
9 7 (1.79%) CA
10 6 (1.54%) Business Objects
10 6 (1.54%) Novell
11 4 (1.03%) Mapinfo
11 4 (1.03%) Huawei
12 3 (0.77%) Becrypt
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