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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 14 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 165 189 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.38% 7.81% 7.43%
As % of the Applications category 53.40% 52.94% 54.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 74 59
Average daily rate
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£350 £361 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.11% +22.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £166 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 14
Average hourly rate £30.90 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +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
309 357 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.94% 14.75% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 156 117
Average daily rate £300 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £180 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 32 29
Average hourly rate £21.53 £17.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.49 £12.00 £8.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £24.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.50 £15.38
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.81%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 4 September 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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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 +2 78 £363 -9.37% 38
Slough 0 16 £225 +13.92% 5
Bracknell -21 8 £245 -3.92% 3
Maidenhead +4 7 £350 +19.65% 3
Newbury -13 5 £363 -9.26% 3
Wokingham -1 2 £200 - 3
Windsor - 2 £230 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 242 (64.19%) Microsoft
2 124 (32.89%) Telecoms
3 107 (28.38%) MS Office
4 93 (24.67%) Windows
5 91 (24.14%) SQL
6 85 (22.55%) MS PowerPoint
7 73 (19.36%) Project Management
8 66 (17.51%) SQL Server
9 64 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (15.92%) Security Cleared
11 46 (12.20%) Active Directory
11 46 (12.20%) Windows 7
12 45 (11.94%) ITIL
13 44 (11.67%) Degree
14 43 (11.41%) MS Visio
15 40 (10.61%) Finance
16 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
17 37 (9.81%) SharePoint
18 35 (9.28%) Management Information System
19 34 (9.02%) MS Project
19 34 (9.02%) DV Cleared
20 32 (8.49%) Migration
21 31 (8.22%) Oracle
22 28 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
23 27 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
24 26 (6.90%) Linux
25 25 (6.63%) TCP/IP
26 23 (6.10%) UNIX
26 23 (6.10%) Radio Access Network
27 22 (5.84%) Data Warehouse

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 37 (9.81%) SharePoint
2 16 (4.24%) MS Exchange
3 13 (3.45%) Lync
4 11 (2.92%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.39%) IIS
7 7 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.59%) SAS
9 4 (1.06%) CMS
10 3 (0.80%) Smallworld
10 3 (0.80%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.53%) Office Communications Server
11 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (0.53%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.27%) LiveLink
Applications
1 107 (28.38%) MS Office
2 85 (22.55%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (11.41%) MS Visio
4 34 (9.02%) MS Project
5 8 (2.12%) Maya
6 6 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (1.33%) SPSS
8 3 (0.80%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 11 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.33%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.80%) SAP CCM
4 2 (0.53%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (0.27%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft Financials
5 1 (0.27%) Lawson
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.27%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.27%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.92%) Office 365
2 9 (2.39%) Google Analytics
3 4 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.06%) SaaS
3 4 (1.06%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.27%) IaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.63%) TCP/IP
2 23 (6.10%) Radio Access Network
3 22 (5.84%) Firewall
4 21 (5.57%) LTE
5 19 (5.04%) 4G
5 19 (5.04%) 3G
6 16 (4.24%) VPN
7 12 (3.18%) VoIP
7 12 (3.18%) 2G
7 12 (3.18%) VLAN
8 11 (2.92%) DNS
9 9 (2.39%) LAN
10 8 (2.12%) WAN
10 8 (2.12%) IPsec
11 7 (1.86%) Unified Communications
11 7 (1.86%) DHCP
11 7 (1.86%) Ethernet
11 7 (1.86%) Broadband
11 7 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (1.59%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (17.51%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.84%) Data Warehouse
2 22 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (5.04%) MS Access
4 17 (4.51%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (2.12%) Big Data
7 8 (2.12%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 5 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (1.06%) DB2
9 4 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.80%) QlikView
10 3 (0.80%) MySQL
10 3 (0.80%) Star Schema
11 2 (0.53%) OLAP
11 2 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.53%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 20 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.39%) SoapUI
3 8 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.33%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.53%) MSI
6 2 (0.53%) Subversion
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.27%) Selenium
7 1 (0.27%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.27%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 124 (32.89%) Telecoms
2 40 (10.61%) Finance
3 22 (5.84%) Marketing
4 13 (3.45%) Electronics
5 12 (3.18%) Retail
6 7 (1.86%) Legal
6 7 (1.86%) French Language
6 7 (1.86%) German Language
7 3 (0.80%) Italian Language
7 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.80%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
8 2 (0.53%) Games
8 2 (0.53%) Military
8 2 (0.53%) Banking
8 2 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.53%) Back Office
8 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.27%) Front Office
9 1 (0.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 84 (22.28%) Analyst
2 34 (9.02%) Developer
3 28 (7.43%) Project Manager
4 22 (5.84%) Support Engineer
5 20 (5.31%) Data Analyst
6 19 (5.04%) Rollout Engineer
7 17 (4.51%) Consultant
8 15 (3.98%) Business Analyst
8 15 (3.98%) Coordinator
9 12 (3.18%) Architect
9 12 (3.18%) Test Analyst
10 11 (2.92%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (2.65%) Desktop Support
12 9 (2.39%) Programmer
12 9 (2.39%) Technical Support
12 9 (2.39%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.39%) SQL Developer
13 8 (2.12%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (2.12%) Transition Manager
13 8 (2.12%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.77%) XML
2 16 (4.24%) WCF
3 14 (3.71%) HTML
4 9 (2.39%) .NET
4 9 (2.39%) CSS
4 9 (2.39%) SOAP
5 8 (2.12%) Web Services
5 8 (2.12%) XSD
5 8 (2.12%) WPF
5 8 (2.12%) RESTful
5 8 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (1.86%) Application Packaging
7 4 (1.06%) XMPP
8 3 (0.80%) .NET Framework
8 3 (0.80%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (0.80%) Middleware
8 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.53%) JMS
9 2 (0.53%) Ajax
9 2 (0.53%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 64 (16.98%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (9.28%) Management Information System
3 19 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 16 (4.24%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.12%) PKI
5 8 (2.12%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (1.86%) Social Media
6 7 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.33%) PMI
8 5 (1.33%) NHS
8 5 (1.33%) GIS
9 3 (0.80%) Visualisation
9 3 (0.80%) Handset
9 3 (0.80%) Statistics
9 3 (0.80%) EMC VNX
9 3 (0.80%) User Experience
10 2 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.53%) Xbox
10 2 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.67%) Windows
2 46 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 26 (6.90%) Linux
4 23 (6.10%) UNIX
5 20 (5.31%) Windows XP
6 16 (4.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (3.18%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (2.65%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.12%) Solaris
10 7 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (1.33%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.53%) AIX
13 2 (0.53%) Android
14 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (19.36%) Project Management
2 45 (11.94%) ITIL
3 39 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 32 (8.49%) Migration
5 28 (7.43%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (7.16%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (5.57%) CRM
8 19 (5.04%) Analytics
9 18 (4.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (4.51%) Data Analysis
11 14 (3.71%) Project Planning
11 14 (3.71%) ERP
11 14 (3.71%) Change Control
12 13 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (3.18%) Time Management
13 12 (3.18%) Data Migration
14 11 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
14 11 (2.92%) Mentoring
14 11 (2.92%) Service Management
14 11 (2.92%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 91 (24.14%) SQL
2 20 (5.31%) T-SQL
3 15 (3.98%) C#
4 13 (3.45%) VBA
5 12 (3.18%) Perl
6 9 (2.39%) VB
6 9 (2.39%) JavaScript
7 5 (1.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 5 (1.33%) VBScript
8 4 (1.06%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.80%) Python
9 3 (0.80%) C
9 3 (0.80%) Java
10 2 (0.53%) C++
10 2 (0.53%) PHP
10 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.27%) X++
11 1 (0.27%) C-shell
11 1 (0.27%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 60 (15.92%) Security Cleared
2 44 (11.67%) Degree
3 34 (9.02%) DV Cleared
4 19 (5.04%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (4.24%) PMI Certification
6 15 (3.98%) CCNP
6 15 (3.98%) SC Cleared
7 13 (3.45%) CCNA
7 13 (3.45%) MCSE
8 12 (3.18%) PMP
9 11 (2.92%) MCITP
10 10 (2.65%) MCTS
11 8 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 8 (2.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 7 (1.86%) HND
13 6 (1.59%) SCSA
13 6 (1.59%) HNC
13 6 (1.59%) Sun Certification
14 4 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.65%) SLA
2 7 (1.86%) QA
3 5 (1.33%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.53%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 46 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.33%) Terminal Services
3 5 (1.33%) vSphere
4 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.06%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.80%) XenApp
6 2 (0.53%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.53%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.27%) NFS
7 1 (0.27%) SRDF
7 1 (0.27%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 16 (4.24%) SCCM
2 8 (2.12%) NetBackup
3 7 (1.86%) WSUS
4 6 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 6 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (1.06%) SCOM
6 3 (0.80%) Nagios
6 3 (0.80%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.80%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.80%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.53%) Netcool
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.27%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.27%) WMI
Vendors
1 242 (64.19%) Microsoft
2 31 (8.22%) Oracle
3 20 (5.31%) SAP
3 20 (5.31%) Citrix
4 19 (5.04%) Cisco
4 19 (5.04%) VMware
5 18 (4.77%) Ericsson
6 17 (4.51%) HP
6 17 (4.51%) Remedy
7 16 (4.24%) Amdocs
8 13 (3.45%) Huawei
9 10 (2.65%) Nokia
10 9 (2.39%) Google
11 8 (2.12%) Telerik
11 8 (2.12%) McAfee
11 8 (2.12%) Symantec
12 7 (1.86%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.59%) Veritas
13 6 (1.59%) EMC
13 6 (1.59%) Adobe
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