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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 145 165 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.27% 6.41% 7.89%
As % of the Applications category 49.32% 53.40% 52.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 74 79
Median daily rate £375 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £193 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £458 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 15
Median hourly rate £19.81 £24.12 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +37.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £81.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.30 £14.50 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+12.37% -3.71%
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
294 309 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 12.72% 12.00% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 146 165
Median daily rate £338 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 34 26
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.51 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.75% -3.30%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +3 65 £363 +3.57% 16
Bracknell +3 20 £463 +105.55% 7
Slough +1 13 £275 +22.22% 4
Maidenhead +2 9 £365 +4.28% 1
Newbury -6 3 £375 +3.44% 2
Hungerford - 1 £275 -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 251 (68.77%) Microsoft
2 131 (35.89%) MS Office
3 102 (27.95%) Windows
4 75 (20.55%) Telecoms
5 65 (17.81%) SQL
6 60 (16.44%) MS PowerPoint
7 57 (15.62%) ITIL
7 57 (15.62%) Project Management
8 54 (14.79%) Active Directory
9 53 (14.52%) Windows Server
10 49 (13.42%) Degree
11 47 (12.88%) Management Information System
12 46 (12.60%) .NET
13 43 (11.78%) MS Project
14 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
15 41 (11.23%) C#
15 41 (11.23%) PRINCE2
16 40 (10.96%) SLA
16 40 (10.96%) DNS
17 38 (10.41%) Marketing
18 36 (9.86%) SQL Server
19 33 (9.04%) VPN
19 33 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
19 33 (9.04%) Finance
19 33 (9.04%) Security Cleared
20 32 (8.77%) DHCP
21 31 (8.49%) MS Visio
22 30 (8.22%) PowerShell
22 30 (8.22%) Office 365
23 29 (7.95%) CSS

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 26 (7.12%) MS Exchange
2 24 (6.58%) SharePoint
3 11 (3.01%) CMS
4 9 (2.47%) IIS
5 6 (1.64%) Skype for Business
6 5 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 1 (0.27%) Documentum
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.27%) Live Communications Server
8 1 (0.27%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.27%) MS Project Server
8 1 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 131 (35.89%) MS Office
2 60 (16.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 43 (11.78%) MS Project
4 31 (8.49%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (1.10%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.27%) InDesign
8 1 (0.27%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (3.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.10%) SAP FI
2 4 (1.10%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.82%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.82%) Eloqua
3 3 (0.82%) SAP APO
4 2 (0.55%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.55%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.27%) HFM
5 1 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.27%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP MM
5 1 (0.27%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.22%) Office 365
2 26 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.29%) SaaS
4 5 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.37%) PaaS
5 4 (1.10%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.10%) IaaS
6 2 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.55%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.27%) FinancialForce.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (10.96%) DNS
2 33 (9.04%) VPN
3 32 (8.77%) DHCP
4 26 (7.12%) IPsec
5 21 (5.75%) TCP/IP
6 20 (5.48%) HTTP
6 20 (5.48%) Internet
7 18 (4.93%) LTE
8 16 (4.38%) IPv6
8 16 (4.38%) Software-Defined Networking
9 15 (4.11%) Firewall
9 15 (4.11%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (3.56%) Network Security
11 12 (3.29%) MPLS
11 12 (3.29%) WAN
12 11 (3.01%) VoLTE
13 10 (2.74%) Skype
13 10 (2.74%) VLAN
14 9 (2.47%) BGP
15 8 (2.19%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.38%) MS Access
4 14 (3.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (2.19%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (1.37%) SAP Data Services
9 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.10%) Big Data
10 4 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.82%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.55%) Datazen
12 2 (0.55%) EDRMS
12 2 (0.55%) Power BI
12 2 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 10 (2.74%) Visual Studio
2 8 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.64%) Selenium
3 6 (1.64%) SpecFlow
4 5 (1.37%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.82%) Appium
5 3 (0.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.82%) LSMW
5 3 (0.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (0.55%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.55%) Fiddler
6 2 (0.55%) JIRA
7 1 (0.27%) FxCop
7 1 (0.27%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.27%) NDepend
7 1 (0.27%) NUnit
7 1 (0.27%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.27%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.27%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 75 (20.55%) Telecoms
2 38 (10.41%) Marketing
3 33 (9.04%) Finance
4 28 (7.67%) German Language
5 24 (6.58%) French Language
6 16 (4.38%) Retail
7 15 (4.11%) Spanish Language
8 14 (3.84%) Italian Language
9 9 (2.47%) Back Office
9 9 (2.47%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.82%) Legal
11 2 (0.55%) Electronics
11 2 (0.55%) Games
11 2 (0.55%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.27%) Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Local Government
12 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (14.79%) Support Engineer
2 46 (12.60%) Analyst
3 30 (8.22%) Developer
4 28 (7.67%) Project Manager
5 23 (6.30%) Consultant
6 22 (6.03%) Administrator
7 20 (5.48%) Coordinator
8 18 (4.93%) Data Analyst
9 13 (3.56%) Designer
9 13 (3.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 11 (3.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 11 (3.01%) Desktop Support
11 11 (3.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 11 (3.01%) Escalation Engineer
12 10 (2.74%) .NET Developer
12 10 (2.74%) 3rd Line Support
12 10 (2.74%) Azure Engineer
12 10 (2.74%) Project Administrator
12 10 (2.74%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.60%) .NET
2 29 (7.95%) CSS
3 23 (6.30%) HTML
4 18 (4.93%) XML
5 17 (4.66%) Web Services
6 16 (4.38%) ASP.NET
7 11 (3.01%) Node.js
8 10 (2.74%) MAPI
9 8 (2.19%) .NET Framework
9 8 (2.19%) ADO.NET
10 5 (1.37%) Gherkin
11 4 (1.10%) HTML5
11 4 (1.10%) LINQ
11 4 (1.10%) RESTful
12 3 (0.82%) BAPI
12 3 (0.82%) JSON
12 3 (0.82%) OAuth2
12 3 (0.82%) SOAP
12 3 (0.82%) WinForms
12 3 (0.82%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 47 (12.88%) Management Information System
2 42 (11.51%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (6.85%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 7 (1.92%) Clustering
5 7 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 6 (1.64%) User Experience
7 4 (1.10%) Animation
7 4 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.10%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.10%) Fintech
7 4 (1.10%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.10%) PKI
7 4 (1.10%) Video Editing
8 3 (0.82%) AS400
8 3 (0.82%) Data Conversion
8 3 (0.82%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.82%) iPad
8 3 (0.82%) Smart Meter
8 3 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (27.95%) Windows
2 53 (14.52%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.03%) Linux
4 18 (4.93%) Windows 7
5 11 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.19%) Unix
7 7 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.92%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.37%) Android
10 4 (1.10%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.55%) Solaris
12 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (15.62%) ITIL
1 57 (15.62%) Project Management
2 41 (11.23%) PRINCE2
3 25 (6.85%) ITIL V3
3 25 (6.85%) Mentoring
3 25 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 23 (6.30%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (6.30%) CRM
5 22 (6.03%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (6.03%) Workflow
6 21 (5.75%) Data Analysis
7 20 (5.48%) Load Balancing
8 19 (5.21%) Analytics
9 18 (4.93%) Presales
9 18 (4.93%) Validation
10 16 (4.38%) Process Improvement
11 14 (3.84%) E-Commerce
11 14 (3.84%) Memory Management
11 14 (3.84%) Migration
12 13 (3.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (17.81%) SQL
2 41 (11.23%) C#
3 30 (8.22%) PowerShell
4 25 (6.85%) JavaScript
5 22 (6.03%) C++
5 22 (6.03%) VBScript
6 20 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.38%) VB.NET
8 15 (4.11%) VB
9 13 (3.56%) C
10 8 (2.19%) Java
11 3 (0.82%) Python
11 3 (0.82%) VBA
11 3 (0.82%) XPath
12 2 (0.55%) R
13 1 (0.27%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) PHP
13 1 (0.27%) Ruby
13 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 49 (13.42%) Degree
2 33 (9.04%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (9.04%) Security Cleared
3 26 (7.12%) MCSE
4 22 (6.03%) SC Cleared
5 13 (3.56%) MCSA
6 12 (3.29%) CCNA
6 12 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.29%) MCSD
7 10 (2.74%) DV Cleared
8 8 (2.19%) MCITP
9 6 (1.64%) HNC
9 6 (1.64%) MCP
10 5 (1.37%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.37%) MCDST
10 5 (1.37%) MCTS
10 5 (1.37%) PMI Certification
10 5 (1.37%) PMP
11 4 (1.10%) CCIE
11 4 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (10.96%) SLA
2 9 (2.47%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.10%) SDET
4 3 (0.82%) QA
5 2 (0.55%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.27%) EFQM
6 1 (0.27%) GAAP
6 1 (0.27%) GxP
6 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.27%) P3O
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (14.79%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.37%) XenApp
5 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (0.55%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.55%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
8 1 (0.27%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.29%) SCCM
1 12 (3.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 7 (1.92%) Amdocs OSS
2 7 (1.92%) WSUS
3 4 (1.10%) Netcool
3 4 (1.10%) SCOM
4 3 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.55%) WMI
6 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.27%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.27%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 251 (68.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.58%) SAP
3 23 (6.30%) Oracle
4 22 (6.03%) Ericsson
5 21 (5.75%) Remedy
6 18 (4.93%) Citrix
7 17 (4.66%) Amdocs
7 17 (4.66%) Cisco
7 17 (4.66%) HP
8 16 (4.38%) Huawei
9 13 (3.56%) VMware
10 11 (3.01%) Tellabs
11 9 (2.47%) Google
11 9 (2.47%) Virgin Media
12 8 (2.19%) Adobe
12 8 (2.19%) hybris
13 7 (1.92%) Cramer
13 7 (1.92%) Nokia Networks
13 7 (1.92%) Nortel
13 7 (1.92%) Red Hat
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