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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 11 16 20
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 173 174 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.66% 6.83% 6.88%
As % of the Applications category 62.01% 52.57% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 82 85
Median daily rate £343 £295 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.10% +2.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.48% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 16
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -42.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.71 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.50 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.74 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.73% -
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
279 331 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.96% 12.99% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 139 144
Median daily rate £340 £300 £287
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £319
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 51 29
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.18 £21.55 £27.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +10 75 £350 +33.97% 12
Slough +14 17 £308 +17.14% 4
Bracknell -10 14 - - 3
Maidenhead 0 10 £380 +90.00% 2
Wokingham +2 9 £325 - 1
Newbury +7 4 £170 -43.33% 3
Windsor +1 4 £463 +45.66%
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 222 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 93 (28.97%) MS Office
3 70 (21.81%) Project Management
4 69 (21.50%) Telecoms
5 67 (20.87%) SQL
6 63 (19.63%) Finance
6 63 (19.63%) MS PowerPoint
7 56 (17.45%) Windows
8 52 (16.20%) Management Information System
9 51 (15.89%) Degree
10 50 (15.58%) MS Project
11 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
12 44 (13.71%) ITIL
13 41 (12.77%) PRINCE2
14 39 (12.15%) SQL Server
15 34 (10.59%) Data Analysis
16 33 (10.28%) Remedy
16 33 (10.28%) LTE
17 32 (9.97%) .NET
17 32 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
18 31 (9.66%) CRM
18 31 (9.66%) SharePoint
19 30 (9.35%) Ericsson
19 30 (9.35%) Office 365
20 29 (9.03%) Marketing
21 28 (8.72%) Active Directory
22 26 (8.10%) Oracle
22 26 (8.10%) ITIL V3
23 25 (7.79%) C#
24 24 (7.48%) MS Visio

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 31 (9.66%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.98%) MS Exchange
3 10 (3.12%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.93%) CMS
6 2 (0.62%) IIS
6 2 (0.62%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.62%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Documentum
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 93 (28.97%) MS Office
2 63 (19.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 50 (15.58%) MS Project
4 24 (7.48%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.87%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.62%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.56%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.93%) SAP APO
3 3 (0.93%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.31%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.31%) HFM
5 1 (0.31%) Primavera
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.31%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (9.35%) Office 365
2 14 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.25%) IaaS
5 3 (0.93%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.62%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.62%) SaaS
6 2 (0.62%) Yammer
7 1 (0.31%) CallidusCloud
7 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (10.28%) LTE
2 23 (7.17%) Wi-Fi
3 21 (6.54%) VoLTE
4 12 (3.74%) 3G
4 12 (3.74%) 4G
5 11 (3.43%) Skype
6 10 (3.12%) DNS
7 8 (2.49%) TCP/IP
8 7 (2.18%) HTTP
8 7 (2.18%) Internet
8 7 (2.18%) LAN
9 6 (1.87%) 2G
9 6 (1.87%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (1.56%) Firewall
10 5 (1.56%) VPN
10 5 (1.56%) WAN
10 5 (1.56%) Wireless
11 4 (1.25%) DWDM
11 4 (1.25%) SMTP
12 3 (0.93%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.54%) MS Access
3 18 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (4.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (3.12%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.49%) Power BI
8 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.25%) MySQL
10 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.93%) QlikView
11 3 (0.93%) SAP Data Services
11 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.93%) SQLPlus
12 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.25%) Selenium
3 3 (0.93%) LSMW
3 3 (0.93%) NUnit
3 3 (0.93%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (0.93%) Toad
4 2 (0.62%) NSubstitute
4 2 (0.62%) Rhino Mocks
4 2 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.31%) Bower
5 1 (0.31%) FxCop
5 1 (0.31%) git-flow
5 1 (0.31%) Grunt
5 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.31%) JSHint
5 1 (0.31%) Moq
5 1 (0.31%) NDepend
5 1 (0.31%) Redmine
5 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.31%) StyleCop
General
1 69 (21.50%) Telecoms
2 63 (19.63%) Finance
3 29 (9.03%) Marketing
4 21 (6.54%) French Language
5 19 (5.92%) German Language
6 11 (3.43%) Retail
7 10 (3.12%) Italian Language
7 10 (3.12%) Legal
7 10 (3.12%) Spanish Language
8 6 (1.87%) Back Office
8 6 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.25%) Advertising
10 3 (0.93%) Billing
10 3 (0.93%) Electronics
10 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.62%) Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Local Government
12 1 (0.31%) Games
Job Titles
1 76 (23.68%) Analyst
2 37 (11.53%) Developer
3 36 (11.21%) Project Manager
4 22 (6.85%) Data Analyst
5 21 (6.54%) Voice Project Manager
6 17 (5.30%) Consultant
7 15 (4.67%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.36%) Administrator
8 14 (4.36%) Architect
8 14 (4.36%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.74%) .NET Developer
9 12 (3.74%) Business Analyst
10 9 (2.80%) Service Desk Engineer
11 8 (2.49%) Office 365 Architect
11 8 (2.49%) SQL Developer
12 7 (2.18%) Auditor
12 7 (2.18%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (2.18%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.18%) Project Coordinator
12 7 (2.18%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (9.97%) .NET
2 15 (4.67%) ASP.NET
3 13 (4.05%) CSS
4 12 (3.74%) HTML
4 12 (3.74%) XML
5 8 (2.49%) Web Services
6 6 (1.87%) MAPI
6 6 (1.87%) Node.js
7 5 (1.56%) CSS3
8 4 (1.25%) Middleware
8 4 (1.25%) WinForms
9 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (0.93%) BAPI
9 3 (0.93%) RESTful
9 3 (0.93%) XSLT
10 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.62%) jQuery
10 2 (0.62%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (0.62%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.62%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.20%) Management Information System
2 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.80%) Data Extraction
5 6 (1.87%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.56%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.25%) Fintech
7 4 (1.25%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.25%) User Experience
8 3 (0.93%) AS400
8 3 (0.93%) Clustering
8 3 (0.93%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.93%) Economics
8 3 (0.93%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.93%) Replication
8 3 (0.93%) Social Media
8 3 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.45%) Windows
2 13 (4.05%) Windows 7
2 13 (4.05%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (2.80%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.18%) Linux
5 7 (2.18%) Unix
6 4 (1.25%) Android
6 4 (1.25%) Windows 8
6 4 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.62%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.62%) Solaris
7 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.81%) Project Management
2 44 (13.71%) ITIL
3 41 (12.77%) PRINCE2
4 34 (10.59%) Data Analysis
5 32 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (9.66%) CRM
7 26 (8.10%) ITIL V3
8 24 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (6.23%) Validation
10 16 (4.98%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (4.98%) ERP
10 16 (4.98%) Migration
11 15 (4.67%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.36%) Analytics
13 13 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.05%) ETL
14 12 (3.74%) Data Management
14 12 (3.74%) E-Commerce
14 12 (3.74%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 67 (20.87%) SQL
2 25 (7.79%) C#
3 18 (5.61%) JavaScript
4 16 (4.98%) T-SQL
5 13 (4.05%) VBA
6 11 (3.43%) PowerShell
6 11 (3.43%) VB
7 8 (2.49%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.18%) C++
9 6 (1.87%) PL/SQL
9 6 (1.87%) VBScript
10 5 (1.56%) C
10 5 (1.56%) Java
11 3 (0.93%) XPath
12 2 (0.62%) Python
12 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.31%) R
13 1 (0.31%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 51 (15.89%) Degree
2 20 (6.23%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (3.43%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.80%) PMP
5 8 (2.49%) PMI Certification
6 7 (2.18%) MCITP
7 6 (1.87%) MCSE
8 5 (1.56%) HNC
8 5 (1.56%) HND
9 4 (1.25%) ACCA
9 4 (1.25%) CCNP
9 4 (1.25%) CIMA
9 4 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (1.25%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.93%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.93%) CCNA
10 3 (0.93%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.93%) MCDST
10 3 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.92%) SLA
2 18 (5.61%) QA
3 11 (3.43%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.25%) GAAP
5 2 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.31%) EFQM
6 1 (0.31%) GMP
6 1 (0.31%) GxP
6 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (8.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (2.80%) Amdocs OSS
1 9 (2.80%) SCCM
2 3 (0.93%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.93%) WMI
3 2 (0.62%) Nagios
4 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.31%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.31%) Netcool
4 1 (0.31%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.31%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.31%) SCOM
4 1 (0.31%) SCSM
4 1 (0.31%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 222 (69.16%) Microsoft
2 33 (10.28%) Remedy
3 30 (9.35%) Ericsson
4 26 (8.10%) Oracle
5 23 (7.17%) SAP
6 13 (4.05%) Citrix
6 13 (4.05%) Huawei
7 10 (3.12%) VMware
8 9 (2.80%) Cramer
8 9 (2.80%) Nokia Networks
8 9 (2.80%) Nortel
8 9 (2.80%) Tellabs
9 8 (2.49%) Cisco
10 6 (1.87%) HP
10 6 (1.87%) hybris
11 5 (1.56%) BT
11 5 (1.56%) Nokia
11 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (1.25%) Siemens
12 4 (1.25%) Symantec
Reading
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Rate: £400 - £425 per day + depending on experience AND negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £120 - £140 per day
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Randstad Technologies
Rate: £250.00 - £300 per day
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