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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 215 235 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.64% 8.22% 8.81%
As % of the Applications category 65.35% 52.34% 53.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 115 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 15
Median hourly rate £18.25 £24.12 £14.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.33% +62.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £15.05 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £140.00 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
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
329 449 447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.23% 15.71% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 193 166
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 36
Median hourly rate £16.00 £17.22 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.08% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £67.25 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 2 May 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
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 2 May 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 0 113 £375 +7.14% 13
Slough +8 17 £321 +60.62% 5
Bracknell -14 10 £275 -6.38% 8
Maidenhead +3 7 £175 -23.91% 2
Newbury +1 5 £150 -57.35% 5
Wokingham -1 5 £275 -31.25% 1
Windsor - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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.

1 252 (66.49%) Microsoft
2 137 (36.15%) MS Office
3 104 (27.44%) Windows
4 82 (21.64%) SQL
5 74 (19.53%) Telecoms
6 66 (17.41%) MS Project
7 64 (16.89%) ITIL
8 60 (15.83%) Project Management
9 54 (14.25%) SQL Server
9 54 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 53 (13.98%) Active Directory
11 52 (13.72%) PRINCE2
11 52 (13.72%) Degree
12 49 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
13 47 (12.40%) Finance
14 46 (12.14%) SharePoint
14 46 (12.14%) .NET
15 43 (11.35%) Windows Server
16 42 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
17 41 (10.82%) C#
17 41 (10.82%) DNS
18 38 (10.03%) Security Cleared
19 37 (9.76%) Management Information System
20 36 (9.50%) Data Analysis
21 35 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
22 34 (8.97%) MS Visio
22 34 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
23 32 (8.44%) MCSE
24 29 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
25 28 (7.39%) Marketing

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 46 (12.14%) SharePoint
2 20 (5.28%) MS Exchange
3 12 (3.17%) CMS
3 12 (3.17%) IIS
4 5 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.32%) Node.js
5 3 (0.79%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.53%) Drupal
6 2 (0.53%) SAS
6 2 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.53%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.26%) JBoss
7 1 (0.26%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.26%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.26%) WildFly
Applications
1 137 (36.15%) MS Office
2 66 (17.41%) MS Project
3 49 (12.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (8.97%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.85%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
6 5 (1.32%) Photoshop
7 4 (1.06%) Acrobat
7 4 (1.06%) SPSS
8 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (3.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.06%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.26%) CSG Singleview
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.26%) HFM
3 1 (0.26%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.26%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (6.07%) Office 365
3 5 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.79%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.79%) SaaS
5 2 (0.53%) AdWords
5 2 (0.53%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.26%) Scribe Online
6 1 (0.26%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 41 (10.82%) DNS
2 28 (7.39%) DHCP
3 22 (5.80%) TCP/IP
4 19 (5.01%) VPN
5 17 (4.49%) IPsec
6 15 (3.96%) HTTP
6 15 (3.96%) LTE
6 15 (3.96%) Skype
7 13 (3.43%) Internet
7 13 (3.43%) IPv6
7 13 (3.43%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (3.17%) Radio Access Network
9 11 (2.90%) Software-Defined Networking
10 10 (2.64%) VoLTE
11 9 (2.37%) 3G
11 9 (2.37%) 4G
11 9 (2.37%) ATM
12 8 (2.11%) BGP
13 7 (1.85%) Kerberos
13 7 (1.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.25%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (5.28%) MS Access
4 19 (5.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 13 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
8 9 (2.37%) Big Data
8 9 (2.37%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.85%) Datazen
10 5 (1.32%) PerformancePoint
10 5 (1.32%) QlikView
11 4 (1.06%) MySQL
11 4 (1.06%) OLAP
12 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 2 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (4.22%) Visual Studio
2 15 (3.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.06%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.06%) JIRA
4 3 (0.79%) Selenium
4 3 (0.79%) SpecFlow
4 3 (0.79%) Toad
5 2 (0.53%) Artifactory
5 2 (0.53%) Fiddler
5 2 (0.53%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.53%) Introscope
5 2 (0.53%) JProfiler
5 2 (0.53%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.53%) NuGet
5 2 (0.53%) SilkPerformer
5 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.26%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.26%) MSI
6 1 (0.26%) StarTeam
General
1 74 (19.53%) Telecoms
2 47 (12.40%) Finance
3 28 (7.39%) Marketing
4 27 (7.12%) German Language
5 23 (6.07%) French Language
6 12 (3.17%) Spanish Language
7 11 (2.90%) Manufacturing
7 11 (2.90%) Retail
8 9 (2.37%) Italian Language
9 7 (1.85%) Banking
10 6 (1.58%) Advertising
11 5 (1.32%) Back Office
11 5 (1.32%) Billing
12 4 (1.06%) Portuguese Language
13 3 (0.79%) Legal
13 3 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.79%) Publishing
13 3 (0.79%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.53%) Law
15 1 (0.26%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (18.73%) Analyst
2 50 (13.19%) Support Engineer
3 31 (8.18%) Consultant
4 30 (7.92%) Project Manager
5 29 (7.65%) Data Analyst
6 27 (7.12%) Administrator
6 27 (7.12%) Developer
7 24 (6.33%) Coordinator
8 13 (3.43%) Escalation Engineer
9 12 (3.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (3.17%) Technical Support
10 11 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (2.90%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (2.90%) Field Engineer
10 11 (2.90%) Project Coordinator
11 10 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (2.64%) Microsoft Consultant
11 10 (2.64%) Project Planner
12 9 (2.37%) Desktop Support
12 9 (2.37%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (12.14%) .NET
2 20 (5.28%) XML
3 18 (4.75%) CSS
4 14 (3.69%) .NET Framework
4 14 (3.69%) ADO.NET
5 13 (3.43%) Web Services
6 10 (2.64%) ASP.NET
7 8 (2.11%) HTML
8 7 (1.85%) ADO
8 7 (1.85%) Autofac
8 7 (1.85%) Castle Windsor
8 7 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 7 (1.85%) ODBC
8 7 (1.85%) OLE
8 7 (1.85%) OLE DB
8 7 (1.85%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (1.85%) XML Schema
9 5 (1.32%) LINQ
10 4 (1.06%) MAPI
10 4 (1.06%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 42 (11.08%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (9.76%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.43%) Public Cloud
5 9 (2.37%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.85%) Statistics
7 6 (1.58%) PKI
8 5 (1.32%) Clustering
8 5 (1.32%) Visualisation
9 4 (1.06%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.06%) NHS
10 3 (0.79%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.79%) Pricing Data
11 2 (0.53%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.53%) iPad
11 2 (0.53%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.53%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 104 (27.44%) Windows
2 43 (11.35%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.28%) Linux
4 14 (3.69%) Windows 7
5 10 (2.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (2.37%) Unix
6 9 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (2.11%) Windows XP
8 7 (1.85%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.58%) Ubuntu
10 4 (1.06%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.79%) Android
11 3 (0.79%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.79%) Solaris
11 3 (0.79%) SUSE
12 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
13 1 (0.26%) NetWare
13 1 (0.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (16.89%) ITIL
2 60 (15.83%) Project Management
3 52 (13.72%) PRINCE2
4 36 (9.50%) Data Analysis
5 35 (9.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (7.65%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (6.60%) ITIL V3
8 24 (6.33%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (6.33%) Service Management
9 23 (6.07%) Mentoring
10 20 (5.28%) Time Management
11 19 (5.01%) Analytics
11 19 (5.01%) Presales
11 19 (5.01%) Validation
12 18 (4.75%) CRM
13 17 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
13 17 (4.49%) Programme Management
13 17 (4.49%) Scrum
14 15 (3.96%) Migration
15 14 (3.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (21.64%) SQL
2 41 (10.82%) C#
3 25 (6.60%) PowerShell
4 23 (6.07%) T-SQL
5 21 (5.54%) C++
6 19 (5.01%) VB
7 16 (4.22%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.22%) VBScript
8 14 (3.69%) VBA
9 12 (3.17%) C
9 12 (3.17%) JavaScript
10 11 (2.90%) Java
11 6 (1.58%) Python
11 6 (1.58%) R
12 3 (0.79%) Scala
13 2 (0.53%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.53%) PHP
13 2 (0.53%) Ruby
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (14.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (13.72%) Degree
3 38 (10.03%) Security Cleared
4 32 (8.44%) MCSE
5 25 (6.60%) MCITP
5 25 (6.60%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.96%) MCTS
7 12 (3.17%) CCNA
7 12 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (3.17%) MCSD
8 11 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 10 (2.64%) MCDST
9 10 (2.64%) MCSA
10 8 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (1.85%) MCP
12 5 (1.32%) ISEB
12 5 (1.32%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.06%) Citrix Certification
13 4 (1.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 3 (0.79%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.54%) SLA
2 16 (4.22%) QA
3 5 (1.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.53%) P3O
6 1 (0.26%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 53 (13.98%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.06%) BitLocker
4 4 (1.06%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.06%) XenApp
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (0.79%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.79%) vSphere
5 3 (0.79%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.79%) XenServer
6 2 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.26%) KVM
7 1 (0.26%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (2.37%) SCCM
1 9 (2.37%) WSUS
2 8 (2.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 5 (1.32%) SCOM
4 4 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.79%) BMC PATROL
5 3 (0.79%) NetBackup
5 3 (0.79%) vRealize
6 2 (0.53%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (0.53%) EdgeSight
6 2 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
6 2 (0.53%) Netcool
6 2 (0.53%) nmon
6 2 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
6 2 (0.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.53%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.53%) WMI
7 1 (0.26%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 252 (66.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (6.33%) Oracle
3 23 (6.07%) Remedy
4 21 (5.54%) SAP
4 21 (5.54%) VMware
5 18 (4.75%) Citrix
5 18 (4.75%) Ericsson
6 17 (4.49%) Amdocs
7 16 (4.22%) HP
8 13 (3.43%) Cisco
9 11 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 10 (2.64%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (1.85%) Huawei
11 7 (1.85%) hybris
11 7 (1.85%) Tableau
12 6 (1.58%) Nokia
13 5 (1.32%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.32%) Tellabs
14 4 (1.06%) Google
14 4 (1.06%) Virgin Media
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