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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 192 192 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.06% 7.98% 8.23%
As % of the Applications category 59.08% 50.39% 50.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 73
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £215 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 12 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £24.12 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.88% +60.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.23 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.40 £30.90 £18.30
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
325 381 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.65% 15.84% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 159 151
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 36 16
Median hourly rate £14.75 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.55% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.85 £30.90 £19.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +2 91 £375 +7.14% 14
Slough +15 24 £300 +75.18% 5
Bracknell -10 19 £337 +18.69% 3
Maidenhead 0 9 £101 -63.27% 1
Newbury -11 4 £263 -19.23% 5
Wokingham - 4 £475 - 2
Hungerford +2 1 £275 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 258 (68.07%) Microsoft
2 128 (33.77%) MS Office
3 115 (30.34%) Windows
4 77 (20.32%) Telecoms
5 70 (18.47%) SQL
6 67 (17.68%) ITIL
7 62 (16.36%) Windows Server
8 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
9 57 (15.04%) MS Project
10 55 (14.51%) Degree
11 54 (14.25%) Project Management
12 53 (13.98%) DNS
13 52 (13.72%) MS PowerPoint
14 51 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
15 44 (11.61%) PRINCE2
16 43 (11.35%) SQL Server
17 42 (11.08%) .NET
17 42 (11.08%) C#
17 42 (11.08%) Management Information System
18 41 (10.82%) DHCP
18 41 (10.82%) Security Cleared
19 38 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
20 37 (9.76%) VPN
20 37 (9.76%) SLA
21 36 (9.50%) MCSE
21 36 (9.50%) SharePoint
21 36 (9.50%) Finance
21 36 (9.50%) Marketing
22 31 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
22 31 (8.18%) 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 36 (9.50%) SharePoint
2 23 (6.07%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.69%) IIS
4 13 (3.43%) CMS
5 4 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.53%) Drupal
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.53%) SAS
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
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 (33.77%) MS Office
2 57 (15.04%) MS Project
3 52 (13.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 31 (8.18%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.06%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.79%) SPSS
8 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (3.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.53%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.53%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.26%) HFM
4 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 31 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.33%) Office 365
3 11 (2.90%) SaaS
4 5 (1.32%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.32%) PaaS
5 4 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.53%) AdWords
6 2 (0.53%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
7 1 (0.26%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 53 (13.98%) DNS
2 41 (10.82%) DHCP
3 37 (9.76%) VPN
4 31 (8.18%) IPsec
5 25 (6.60%) TCP/IP
6 21 (5.54%) HTTP
7 18 (4.75%) IPv6
7 18 (4.75%) LTE
8 16 (4.22%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (3.96%) Firewall
9 15 (3.96%) Network Security
10 14 (3.69%) Internet
10 14 (3.69%) Radio Access Network
10 14 (3.69%) Skype
11 13 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (3.17%) 4G
12 12 (3.17%) MPLS
12 12 (3.17%) VLAN
12 12 (3.17%) WAN
13 11 (2.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.80%) MS Access
3 19 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.37%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (2.11%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.85%) Big Data
8 7 (1.85%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.32%) Datazen
10 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 2 (0.53%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.53%) MySQL
10 2 (0.53%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (2.90%) Visual Studio
3 6 (1.58%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (1.32%) Selenium
5 4 (1.06%) JIRA
6 3 (0.79%) Appium
6 3 (0.79%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.79%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.79%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.53%) Artifactory
7 2 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
7 2 (0.53%) NuGet
8 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.26%) Toad
General
1 77 (20.32%) Telecoms
2 36 (9.50%) Finance
2 36 (9.50%) Marketing
3 27 (7.12%) German Language
4 23 (6.07%) French Language
5 15 (3.96%) Retail
6 10 (2.64%) Back Office
6 10 (2.64%) Spanish Language
7 9 (2.37%) Italian Language
8 6 (1.58%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.06%) Banking
9 4 (1.06%) Publishing
10 3 (0.79%) Legal
11 2 (0.53%) Advertising
11 2 (0.53%) Billing
11 2 (0.53%) Games
11 2 (0.53%) Law
11 2 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.26%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (15.04%) Analyst
2 53 (13.98%) Support Engineer
3 27 (7.12%) Consultant
4 25 (6.60%) Data Analyst
5 24 (6.33%) Project Manager
6 22 (5.80%) Developer
7 21 (5.54%) Administrator
8 20 (5.28%) Coordinator
9 13 (3.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (3.43%) Technical Support
10 12 (3.17%) Escalation Engineer
10 12 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
11 11 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
12 10 (2.64%) Designer
12 10 (2.64%) Desktop Support
12 10 (2.64%) Field Engineer
12 10 (2.64%) Project Administrator
13 9 (2.37%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (11.08%) .NET
2 25 (6.60%) CSS
3 20 (5.28%) XML
4 15 (3.96%) HTML
5 13 (3.43%) .NET Framework
5 13 (3.43%) Web Services
6 12 (3.17%) ADO.NET
7 10 (2.64%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.32%) ADO
8 5 (1.32%) Autofac
8 5 (1.32%) Castle Windsor
8 5 (1.32%) Entity Framework
8 5 (1.32%) Gherkin
8 5 (1.32%) LINQ
8 5 (1.32%) Node.js
8 5 (1.32%) ODBC
8 5 (1.32%) OLE
8 5 (1.32%) OLE DB
8 5 (1.32%) Unity DI Container
8 5 (1.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.08%) Management Information System
2 38 (10.03%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (5.54%) Computer Science
4 18 (4.75%) Public Cloud
5 8 (2.11%) Clustering
6 6 (1.58%) PKI
7 5 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 3 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.79%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.79%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.79%) iPad
9 3 (0.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.79%) Statistics
9 3 (0.79%) User Experience
9 3 (0.79%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.53%) Animation
10 2 (0.53%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.53%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 115 (30.34%) Windows
2 62 (16.36%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.07%) Linux
4 17 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 14 (3.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (2.11%) Unix
9 7 (1.85%) Ubuntu
9 7 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.85%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.58%) Windows 8
11 5 (1.32%) Android
12 4 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.53%) Solaris
14 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (17.68%) ITIL
2 54 (14.25%) Project Management
3 44 (11.61%) PRINCE2
4 31 (8.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 28 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (7.39%) Mentoring
6 25 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (6.33%) Data Analysis
7 24 (6.33%) ITIL V3
8 22 (5.80%) Service Management
9 21 (5.54%) Workflow
10 20 (5.28%) CRM
11 19 (5.01%) Analytics
12 18 (4.75%) Customer Engagement
12 18 (4.75%) Load Balancing
12 18 (4.75%) Validation
13 17 (4.49%) Migration
13 17 (4.49%) Presales
13 17 (4.49%) Scrum
14 15 (3.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (18.47%) SQL
2 42 (11.08%) C#
3 22 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 19 (5.01%) C++
5 18 (4.75%) T-SQL
6 17 (4.49%) VBScript
7 16 (4.22%) JavaScript
8 15 (3.96%) C
8 15 (3.96%) VB
9 13 (3.43%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.85%) Java
10 7 (1.85%) VBA
11 5 (1.32%) Python
11 5 (1.32%) R
12 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
12 2 (0.53%) PHP
12 2 (0.53%) Ruby
12 2 (0.53%) Scala
13 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 55 (14.51%) Degree
2 51 (13.46%) Microsoft Certification
3 41 (10.82%) Security Cleared
4 36 (9.50%) MCSE
5 28 (7.39%) SC Cleared
6 24 (6.33%) MCITP
7 20 (5.28%) CCNA
7 20 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (3.69%) MCSA
8 14 (3.69%) MCSD
8 14 (3.69%) MCTS
9 10 (2.64%) MCDST
10 9 (2.37%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.85%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.85%) MCP
12 6 (1.58%) CCA
13 5 (1.32%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.32%) HNC
13 5 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.76%) SLA
2 8 (2.11%) QA
3 7 (1.85%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.06%) SDET
5 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.26%) GAAP
6 1 (0.26%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.12%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.11%) XenApp
5 5 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.06%) BitLocker
6 4 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.79%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.79%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.79%) vSphere
7 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.79%) XenServer
8 2 (0.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 12 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 10 (2.64%) SCCM
2 10 (2.64%) WSUS
3 8 (2.11%) Amdocs OSS
4 5 (1.32%) SCOM
5 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.06%) Netcool
6 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.53%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.53%) EdgeSight
7 2 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
7 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
7 2 (0.53%) WMI
8 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.26%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.26%) Unicenter
8 1 (0.26%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 258 (68.07%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.86%) Citrix
3 25 (6.60%) Remedy
4 23 (6.07%) Oracle
5 22 (5.80%) Ericsson
6 21 (5.54%) SAP
7 18 (4.75%) Cisco
7 18 (4.75%) Huawei
7 18 (4.75%) VMware
8 17 (4.49%) HP
9 15 (3.96%) Amdocs
10 12 (3.17%) Tellabs
11 10 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (2.37%) Nokia
12 9 (2.37%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.37%) Virgin Media
13 8 (2.11%) Cramer
13 8 (2.11%) Nokia Networks
13 8 (2.11%) Nortel
14 7 (1.85%) Google
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