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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 162 163 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.37% 6.55% 8.01%
As % of the Applications category 54.55% 53.09% 55.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 71 79
Median daily rate £350 £315 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £200 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £450 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 28
Median hourly rate £16.00 £30.90 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.22% +71.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.80 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
297 307 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.51% 12.33% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 142 151
Median daily rate £305 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.17% -17.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 42
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.35% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.29 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

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 30 September 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
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 30 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +5 66 £344 +5.76% 15
Bracknell +5 27 £538 +72.00%
Slough +3 10 £313 +1.62% 3
Maidenhead -3 10 £425 +74.35% 1
Newbury +2 4 £273 -12.80% 3
Wokingham -8 2 £269 +34.37% 1
Hungerford - 1 £265 - 1
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 239 (67.51%) Microsoft
2 125 (35.31%) MS Office
3 85 (24.01%) Windows
4 65 (18.36%) SQL
5 64 (18.08%) Telecoms
6 62 (17.51%) MS PowerPoint
7 50 (14.12%) Project Management
7 50 (14.12%) Degree
8 48 (13.56%) Management Information System
8 48 (13.56%) Active Directory
9 47 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
10 46 (12.99%) ITIL
11 44 (12.43%) .NET
12 43 (12.15%) C#
13 42 (11.86%) Finance
14 39 (11.02%) SLA
14 39 (11.02%) Marketing
14 39 (11.02%) Windows Server
15 37 (10.45%) SQL Server
16 36 (10.17%) Office 365
17 33 (9.32%) MS Project
18 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
18 31 (8.76%) MS Visio
19 30 (8.47%) Security Cleared
20 29 (8.19%) DNS
21 28 (7.91%) SharePoint
22 27 (7.63%) MS Exchange
22 27 (7.63%) JavaScript
23 26 (7.34%) SAP
23 26 (7.34%) VPN

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 28 (7.91%) SharePoint
2 27 (7.63%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.26%) CMS
3 8 (2.26%) IIS
3 8 (2.26%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.56%) MQSeries
5 2 (0.56%) MS Project Server
5 2 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.28%) Documentum
6 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.28%) Live Communications Server
6 1 (0.28%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.28%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 125 (35.31%) MS Office
2 62 (17.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 33 (9.32%) MS Project
4 31 (8.76%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (1.13%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.28%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (4.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.13%) SAP FI
3 4 (1.13%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.85%) Eloqua
4 3 (0.85%) SAP APO
5 2 (0.56%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.56%) SAP HR
5 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) HFM
6 1 (0.28%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.17%) Office 365
2 21 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.67%) SaaS
4 6 (1.69%) PaaS
5 4 (1.13%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.13%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.56%) Yammer
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.28%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.19%) DNS
2 26 (7.34%) VPN
3 25 (7.06%) DHCP
4 20 (5.65%) Internet
4 20 (5.65%) IPsec
5 16 (4.52%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.95%) Firewall
7 13 (3.67%) HTTP
7 13 (3.67%) LTE
7 13 (3.67%) Network Security
8 12 (3.39%) MPLS
9 11 (3.11%) WAN
10 10 (2.82%) IPv6
10 10 (2.82%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (2.82%) VLAN
11 9 (2.54%) 4G
11 9 (2.54%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (2.26%) 3G
13 7 (1.98%) Radio Access Network
13 7 (1.98%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.37%) MS Access
3 16 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.98%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (1.41%) SAP Data Services
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.56%) Big Data
11 2 (0.56%) EDRMS
11 2 (0.56%) MySQL
11 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.56%) Power BI
11 2 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 11 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (2.54%) Selenium
2 9 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.69%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.85%) Appium
5 3 (0.85%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.85%) LSMW
5 3 (0.85%) NUnit
5 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.56%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.56%) JIRA
6 2 (0.56%) NSubstitute
6 2 (0.56%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.28%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.28%) Moq
7 1 (0.28%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.28%) NuGet
7 1 (0.28%) Redmine
General
1 64 (18.08%) Telecoms
2 42 (11.86%) Finance
3 39 (11.02%) Marketing
4 25 (7.06%) German Language
5 24 (6.78%) French Language
6 15 (4.24%) Retail
7 13 (3.67%) Spanish Language
8 12 (3.39%) Italian Language
9 9 (2.54%) Back Office
9 9 (2.54%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Billing
12 1 (0.28%) Games
12 1 (0.28%) Legal
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 59 (16.67%) Analyst
2 38 (10.73%) Support Engineer
3 35 (9.89%) Developer
4 23 (6.50%) Project Manager
5 20 (5.65%) Coordinator
5 20 (5.65%) Data Analyst
6 19 (5.37%) Consultant
7 18 (5.08%) Administrator
8 14 (3.95%) .NET Developer
9 13 (3.67%) Designer
10 12 (3.39%) Architect
10 12 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
11 10 (2.82%) Desktop Support
11 10 (2.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (2.82%) Project Administrator
12 9 (2.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 9 (2.54%) Business Analyst
12 9 (2.54%) IT Engineer
12 9 (2.54%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.43%) .NET
2 25 (7.06%) CSS
3 23 (6.50%) HTML
4 18 (5.08%) ASP.NET
5 17 (4.80%) Web Services
6 11 (3.11%) Node.js
6 11 (3.11%) XML
7 10 (2.82%) MAPI
8 6 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 6 (1.69%) RESTful
9 5 (1.41%) Gherkin
10 4 (1.13%) ADO.NET
10 4 (1.13%) HTML5
11 3 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (0.85%) BAPI
11 3 (0.85%) JSON
11 3 (0.85%) MSMQ
11 3 (0.85%) SOAP
11 3 (0.85%) WinForms
11 3 (0.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 48 (13.56%) Management Information System
2 47 (13.28%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.78%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.26%) Clustering
6 7 (1.98%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.69%) User Experience
8 4 (1.13%) Animation
8 4 (1.13%) Data Extraction
8 4 (1.13%) Fintech
8 4 (1.13%) Video Editing
9 3 (0.85%) AS400
9 3 (0.85%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.85%) Data Centre
9 3 (0.85%) Data Conversion
9 3 (0.85%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.85%) iPad
9 3 (0.85%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.85%) Social Media
9 3 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 85 (24.01%) Windows
2 39 (11.02%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.80%) Linux
3 17 (4.80%) Windows 7
4 11 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (2.54%) Windows 10
6 7 (1.98%) Windows 8
6 7 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.69%) Android
7 6 (1.69%) Unix
8 4 (1.13%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.85%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.12%) Project Management
2 46 (12.99%) ITIL
3 31 (8.76%) PRINCE2
4 26 (7.34%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (6.78%) Data Analysis
6 23 (6.50%) CRM
7 22 (6.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 20 (5.65%) Analytics
8 20 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
9 19 (5.37%) Mentoring
10 18 (5.08%) Validation
10 18 (5.08%) Workflow
11 17 (4.80%) E-Commerce
11 17 (4.80%) Presales
12 16 (4.52%) ITIL V3
13 15 (4.24%) Scrum
14 14 (3.95%) Memory Management
14 14 (3.95%) SDLC
15 13 (3.67%) Load Balancing
15 13 (3.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 65 (18.36%) SQL
2 43 (12.15%) C#
3 27 (7.63%) JavaScript
4 23 (6.50%) PowerShell
5 19 (5.37%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.80%) C++
6 17 (4.80%) VBScript
7 14 (3.95%) VB.NET
8 11 (3.11%) VB
9 8 (2.26%) C
10 7 (1.98%) Java
11 6 (1.69%) VBA
12 3 (0.85%) XPath
13 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.28%) Assembly Language
14 1 (0.28%) COBOL
14 1 (0.28%) Perl
14 1 (0.28%) Python
14 1 (0.28%) R
14 1 (0.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 50 (14.12%) Degree
2 30 (8.47%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (5.37%) MCSE
4 19 (5.37%) SC Cleared
5 9 (2.54%) CCNA
5 9 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (2.54%) MCSA
6 7 (1.98%) DV Cleared
6 7 (1.98%) MCP
6 7 (1.98%) MCSD
6 7 (1.98%) PMP
7 6 (1.69%) HNC
7 6 (1.69%) MCITP
7 6 (1.69%) PMI Certification
8 5 (1.41%) A+ Certification
9 4 (1.13%) CCIE
9 4 (1.13%) CCNP
9 4 (1.13%) HND
9 4 (1.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.02%) SLA
2 12 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.13%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) SDET
4 2 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.28%) EFQM
5 1 (0.28%) GAAP
5 1 (0.28%) GxP
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.28%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (13.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.95%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.98%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.13%) XenApp
6 3 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.56%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.56%) vSphere
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (3.11%) SCCM
2 9 (2.54%) Amdocs OSS
3 7 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (1.69%) WSUS
5 5 (1.41%) Netcool
6 3 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.85%) SCOM
7 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.56%) WMI
8 1 (0.28%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.28%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.28%) Netcool/Webtop
8 1 (0.28%) SCSM
8 1 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.28%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 239 (67.51%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.34%) SAP
3 20 (5.65%) Citrix
4 18 (5.08%) Huawei
4 18 (5.08%) Oracle
4 18 (5.08%) Remedy
5 15 (4.24%) HP
6 14 (3.95%) Cisco
7 13 (3.67%) Ericsson
7 13 (3.67%) Tellabs
8 11 (3.11%) VMware
9 10 (2.82%) hybris
10 9 (2.54%) Cramer
10 9 (2.54%) Nokia Networks
10 9 (2.54%) Nortel
10 9 (2.54%) Virgin Media
11 8 (2.26%) Adobe
11 8 (2.26%) Google
12 7 (1.98%) Amdocs
13 6 (1.69%) BT
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