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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 232 240 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.29% 8.91% 7.66%
As % of the Applications category 52.49% 54.18% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 83 66
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £135 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 16
Average hourly rate £24.12 £14.84 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.53% -50.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £9.10 £11.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £24.50 £48.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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
442 443 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 15.80% 16.44% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 164 120
Average daily rate £325 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 79
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.00 £24.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +1 114 £350 +16.66% 36
Bracknell +1 20 £294 -22.69% 5
Slough 0 20 £200 -41.60% 6
Newbury -4 13 £352 -16.00% 4
Maidenhead -3 7 £230 +26.89% 3
Wokingham -2 2 £400 -
Thatcham - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 133 (33.25%) Telecoms
3 132 (33.00%) MS Office
4 99 (24.75%) Windows
5 87 (21.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 70 (17.50%) Degree
6 70 (17.50%) SQL
7 63 (15.75%) Active Directory
8 59 (14.75%) Security Cleared
9 58 (14.50%) Project Management
10 52 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (12.50%) Finance
12 45 (11.25%) SQL Server
13 44 (11.00%) PRINCE2
14 43 (10.75%) Windows 7
15 42 (10.50%) ITIL
16 41 (10.25%) MS Visio
16 41 (10.25%) Migration
17 40 (10.00%) Oracle
18 39 (9.75%) MS Project
18 39 (9.75%) DV Cleared
19 34 (8.50%) SharePoint
20 29 (7.25%) SAP
21 25 (6.25%) Linux
21 25 (6.25%) Citrix
22 24 (6.00%) CRM
22 24 (6.00%) Marketing
22 24 (6.00%) VMware
23 22 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
24 21 (5.25%) Data Analysis

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 34 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (4.75%) MS Exchange
3 14 (3.50%) Lync
4 11 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 9 (2.25%) IIS
5 9 (2.25%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (1.75%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.50%) CMS
7 6 (1.50%) GroupWise
8 5 (1.25%) ArcGIS
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 5 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.00%) WordPress
9 4 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.00%) SAS
10 3 (0.75%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.75%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 132 (33.00%) MS Office
2 87 (21.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 41 (10.25%) MS Visio
4 39 (9.75%) MS Project
5 8 (2.00%) AutoCAD
6 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.75%) SPSS
8 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 15 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.75%) Changepoint
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.50%) Office 365
1 6 (1.50%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.50%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.75%) 3G
2 16 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
2 16 (4.00%) Firewall
3 14 (3.50%) 2G
4 13 (3.25%) LTE
5 12 (3.00%) SAN
5 12 (3.00%) VPN
5 12 (3.00%) 4G
6 11 (2.75%) DNS
6 11 (2.75%) Ethernet
6 11 (2.75%) TCP/IP
7 9 (2.25%) Internet
8 8 (2.00%) IPsec
8 8 (2.00%) ATM
9 7 (1.75%) LAN
9 7 (1.75%) WAN
9 7 (1.75%) Unified Communications
10 6 (1.50%) IMAP
10 6 (1.50%) Wireless
10 6 (1.50%) POP3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
3 14 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.75%) MS Access
5 8 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (1.50%) DB2
8 5 (1.25%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (1.25%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.00%) MySQL
10 3 (0.75%) OLAP
10 3 (0.75%) SAP HANA
10 3 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.75%) SoapUI
3 5 (1.25%) JIRA
3 5 (1.25%) Fiddler
4 4 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.00%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (0.75%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.75%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) StarTeam
6 2 (0.50%) MSI
7 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.25%) Selenium
7 1 (0.25%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.25%) Axure RP
General
1 133 (33.25%) Telecoms
2 50 (12.50%) Finance
3 24 (6.00%) Marketing
4 9 (2.25%) Electronics
5 6 (1.50%) Retail
6 5 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.00%) German Language
7 4 (1.00%) Legal
7 4 (1.00%) Advertising
7 4 (1.00%) Publishing
8 2 (0.50%) Billing
8 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.25%) Czech Language
9 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.25%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 57 (14.25%) Analyst
2 35 (8.75%) Developer
3 28 (7.00%) Coordinator
4 22 (5.50%) Design Engineer
5 21 (5.25%) Consultant
6 17 (4.25%) Architect
6 17 (4.25%) Support Engineer
6 17 (4.25%) Administrator
7 16 (4.00%) Project Coordinator
7 16 (4.00%) Rollout Engineer
7 16 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 15 (3.75%) Data Analyst
9 12 (3.00%) Solutions Architect
10 10 (2.50%) SQL Developer
11 9 (2.25%) Technical Writer
12 8 (2.00%) Server Engineer
12 8 (2.00%) Field Engineer
12 8 (2.00%) Test Analyst
13 7 (1.75%) Business Analyst
13 7 (1.75%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.25%) XML
1 17 (4.25%) .NET
2 15 (3.75%) HTML
3 10 (2.50%) Web Services
4 9 (2.25%) CSS
4 9 (2.25%) WCF
5 8 (2.00%) jQuery
5 8 (2.00%) SOAP
6 6 (1.50%) WPF
6 6 (1.50%) Application Packaging
7 5 (1.25%) XSD
7 5 (1.25%) Middleware
8 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.00%) RESTful
8 4 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.75%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (0.75%) CSS3
9 3 (0.75%) HTML5
10 2 (0.50%) FuelPHP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.00%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.75%) GIS
4 7 (1.75%) Clustering
4 7 (1.75%) Replication
4 7 (1.75%) Social Media
4 7 (1.75%) User Experience
5 6 (1.50%) PKI
6 5 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.25%) IPTV
7 4 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.75%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.75%) Handset
8 3 (0.75%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (0.75%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.50%) Statistics
9 2 (0.50%) SecurID
9 2 (0.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 99 (24.75%) Windows
2 43 (10.75%) Windows 7
3 25 (6.25%) Linux
4 19 (4.75%) UNIX
5 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.00%) Windows XP
7 11 (2.75%) Windows 8
8 5 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.00%) AIX
9 4 (1.00%) Solaris
10 3 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.50%) Android
11 2 (0.50%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (14.50%) Project Management
2 44 (11.00%) PRINCE2
3 42 (10.50%) ITIL
4 41 (10.25%) Migration
5 24 (6.00%) CRM
6 22 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (5.25%) Data Analysis
7 21 (5.25%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (4.75%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (4.25%) Service Management
9 17 (4.25%) E-Commerce
9 17 (4.25%) Programme Management
10 15 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (3.50%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.00%) Use Case
12 12 (3.00%) Data Modelling
12 12 (3.00%) Data Entry
12 12 (3.00%) Customer Engagement
12 12 (3.00%) Analytics
13 11 (2.75%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (17.50%) SQL
2 21 (5.25%) VBA
3 16 (4.00%) C#
4 15 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 14 (3.50%) VB
6 11 (2.75%) Java
7 8 (2.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (2.00%) Perl
7 8 (2.00%) C
8 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 7 (1.75%) VBScript
9 5 (1.25%) ABAP
9 5 (1.25%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 4 (1.00%) PHP
11 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.50%) C++
11 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.50%) Python
12 1 (0.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (17.50%) Degree
2 59 (14.75%) Security Cleared
3 39 (9.75%) DV Cleared
4 16 (4.00%) SC Cleared
5 14 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (2.25%) PMI Certification
8 9 (2.25%) CCNP
8 9 (2.25%) CCNA
9 8 (2.00%) MCITP
9 8 (2.00%) PMP
9 8 (2.00%) HND
10 7 (1.75%) MCTS
11 6 (1.50%) CIMA
11 6 (1.50%) ACCA
11 6 (1.50%) MCSE
12 5 (1.25%) HNC
12 5 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
13 4 (1.00%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.25%) QA
2 9 (2.25%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.25%) P3O
System Software
1 63 (15.75%) Active Directory
2 17 (4.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.25%) XenApp
5 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.75%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.50%) XenServer
7 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.25%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.25%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 15 (3.75%) SCCM
2 7 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.50%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.25%) MOM
6 1 (0.25%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.25%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.25%) WSUS
6 1 (0.25%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.25%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.25%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 272 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.00%) Oracle
3 29 (7.25%) SAP
4 25 (6.25%) Citrix
5 24 (6.00%) VMware
6 20 (5.00%) HP
7 16 (4.00%) Business Objects
7 16 (4.00%) Cisco
8 15 (3.75%) Remedy
9 14 (3.50%) TOWER Software
10 9 (2.25%) IBM
11 8 (2.00%) Symantec
12 7 (1.75%) CA
12 7 (1.75%) Dell
12 7 (1.75%) Lotus
12 7 (1.75%) Amdocs
12 7 (1.75%) Huawei
13 6 (1.50%) Google
13 6 (1.50%) Novell
14 5 (1.25%) Mapinfo
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Rate: From £200 to £235 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
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Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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Advantage XPO
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Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £15 - £20 per hour + Uplift
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LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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LA International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
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Berkshire
Intuition IT Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per annum
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Bracknell
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