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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 184 189 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.21% 7.51% 6.33%
As % of the Applications category 52.87% 48.84% 45.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 71 41
Average daily rate
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£350 £349 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% +17.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 14
Average hourly rate £24.12 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.82% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.80 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £27.90 £25.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +0.26%
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
348 387 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.64% 15.38% 13.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 159 108
Average daily rate £323 £329 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +9.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £493 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 24 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.45 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.05 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.26% -

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 0 81 £350 -5.40% 26
Slough 0 17 £225 -18.18% 8
Bracknell -10 14 £245 +15.29% 7
Newbury -4 9 £400 +14.61% 5
Maidenhead -1 7 £320 +52.38% 2
Windsor +2 2 £225 - 1
Wokingham +2 1 £200 -
Hungerford - 1 - -
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 275 (65.95%) Microsoft
2 136 (32.61%) Telecoms
3 125 (29.98%) MS Office
4 106 (25.42%) Windows
5 98 (23.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 87 (20.86%) SQL
7 73 (17.51%) Security Cleared
8 72 (17.27%) Project Management
8 72 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
9 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
10 60 (14.39%) Active Directory
11 55 (13.19%) Windows 7
12 51 (12.23%) Degree
13 50 (11.99%) ITIL
14 46 (11.03%) Migration
15 45 (10.79%) Finance
16 44 (10.55%) MS Visio
17 43 (10.31%) DV Cleared
18 37 (8.87%) SharePoint
18 37 (8.87%) MS Project
19 35 (8.39%) PRINCE2
19 35 (8.39%) Oracle
20 30 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
21 29 (6.95%) Management Information System
22 27 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
23 26 (6.24%) Linux
24 24 (5.76%) Citrix
24 24 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
25 23 (5.52%) Firewall
25 23 (5.52%) TCP/IP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (8.87%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 18 (4.32%) Lync
3 13 (3.12%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.40%) IIS
5 8 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (1.44%) SAS
7 5 (1.20%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (0.96%) IBM Notes
8 4 (0.96%) ArcGIS
9 3 (0.72%) Smallworld
9 3 (0.72%) CMS
9 3 (0.72%) MS Project Server
9 3 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.48%) GroupWise
11 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 125 (29.98%) MS Office
2 98 (23.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 44 (10.55%) MS Visio
4 37 (8.87%) MS Project
5 6 (1.44%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.20%) Maya
6 5 (1.20%) SPSS
7 3 (0.72%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.68%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.96%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.72%) Changepoint
5 2 (0.48%) SAP CCM
5 2 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.24%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.24%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.24%) Lawson
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.24%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.24%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.40%) Office 365
2 9 (2.16%) Google Analytics
3 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.96%) SaaS
3 4 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.24%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.52%) TCP/IP
1 23 (5.52%) Firewall
2 21 (5.04%) Radio Access Network
3 20 (4.80%) 4G
4 19 (4.56%) LTE
4 19 (4.56%) 3G
5 16 (3.84%) VPN
6 13 (3.12%) 2G
7 12 (2.88%) DNS
7 12 (2.88%) VoIP
8 11 (2.64%) Unified Communications
9 10 (2.40%) VLAN
10 7 (1.68%) IPsec
10 7 (1.68%) Ethernet
10 7 (1.68%) SAN
11 6 (1.44%) DSLAM
11 6 (1.44%) PPP
11 6 (1.44%) DHCP
11 6 (1.44%) WAN
11 6 (1.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.28%) Data Warehouse
3 20 (4.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (4.32%) MS Access
5 12 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (2.64%) BusinessObjects
7 8 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (1.68%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
9 6 (1.44%) Big Data
9 6 (1.44%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.20%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.72%) MySQL
12 3 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.48%) DB2
13 2 (0.48%) OLAP
13 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (4.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (2.16%) SoapUI
3 8 (1.92%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.44%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (1.20%) Fiddler
6 3 (0.72%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (0.72%) JIRA
7 2 (0.48%) MSI
7 2 (0.48%) Subversion
7 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.24%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.24%) Selenium
8 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
General
1 136 (32.61%) Telecoms
2 45 (10.79%) Finance
3 21 (5.04%) Marketing
4 14 (3.36%) Electronics
5 12 (2.88%) Retail
6 9 (2.16%) German Language
7 7 (1.68%) French Language
8 6 (1.44%) Legal
9 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.72%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (0.48%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.48%) Games
10 2 (0.48%) Military
10 2 (0.48%) Banking
10 2 (0.48%) Back Office
11 1 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.24%) Front Office
11 1 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (19.90%) Analyst
2 36 (8.63%) Developer
3 25 (6.00%) Support Engineer
4 22 (5.28%) Project Manager
5 20 (4.80%) Coordinator
5 20 (4.80%) Rollout Engineer
6 19 (4.56%) Architect
7 18 (4.32%) Consultant
8 16 (3.84%) Data Analyst
9 15 (3.60%) Business Analyst
10 13 (3.12%) Solutions Architect
10 13 (3.12%) Project Coordinator
11 12 (2.88%) Design Engineer
12 11 (2.64%) Technical Support
12 11 (2.64%) Desktop Support
12 11 (2.64%) Test Analyst
13 10 (2.40%) Administrator
13 10 (2.40%) Desktop Engineer
14 9 (2.16%) SQL Developer
14 9 (2.16%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.56%) XML
2 16 (3.84%) WCF
3 12 (2.88%) HTML
3 12 (2.88%) .NET
4 10 (2.40%) SOAP
4 10 (2.40%) Web Services
5 8 (1.92%) XSD
5 8 (1.92%) Application Packaging
5 8 (1.92%) WPF
5 8 (1.92%) RESTful
5 8 (1.92%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (1.68%) CSS
7 5 (1.20%) XMPP
7 5 (1.20%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.96%) jQuery
9 3 (0.72%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.48%) Ext JS
10 2 (0.48%) Ajax
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (6.95%) Management Information System
3 18 (4.32%) Data Centre
4 14 (3.36%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.92%) PKI
5 8 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
6 7 (1.68%) GIS
6 7 (1.68%) User Experience
7 6 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.44%) Social Media
8 5 (1.20%) Replication
9 4 (0.96%) PMI
9 4 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.72%) Statistics
10 3 (0.72%) NHS
10 3 (0.72%) Handset
10 3 (0.72%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.48%) Xbox
11 2 (0.48%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 106 (25.42%) Windows
2 55 (13.19%) Windows 7
3 26 (6.24%) Linux
4 23 (5.52%) UNIX
5 20 (4.80%) Windows XP
6 19 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (3.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (3.36%) Windows 8
9 7 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (1.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (1.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (1.44%) Solaris
11 5 (1.20%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.72%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.48%) Android
14 1 (0.24%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.27%) Project Management
2 50 (11.99%) ITIL
3 46 (11.03%) Migration
4 35 (8.39%) PRINCE2
5 30 (7.19%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (6.47%) Business Intelligence
7 24 (5.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 21 (5.04%) CRM
9 19 (4.56%) Data Analysis
10 17 (4.08%) Analytics
11 16 (3.84%) Project Planning
11 16 (3.84%) Service Management
12 15 (3.60%) SDLC
13 13 (3.12%) ERP
13 13 (3.12%) Validation
14 12 (2.88%) Scrum
14 12 (2.88%) Incident Management
14 12 (2.88%) Mentoring
15 11 (2.64%) Change Control
15 11 (2.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (20.86%) SQL
2 22 (5.28%) VBA
3 18 (4.32%) C#
4 16 (3.84%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.12%) VB
6 12 (2.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (2.88%) Perl
7 8 (1.92%) C
7 8 (1.92%) VBScript
8 7 (1.68%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.44%) Java
10 5 (1.20%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 4 (0.96%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.72%) Python
12 3 (0.72%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.48%) C++
13 2 (0.48%) PHP
14 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.24%) Tcl
14 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 73 (17.51%) Security Cleared
2 51 (12.23%) Degree
3 43 (10.31%) DV Cleared
4 21 (5.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (4.80%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (4.56%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.84%) CCNP
8 14 (3.36%) CCNA
9 13 (3.12%) MCSE
10 12 (2.88%) PMI Certification
10 12 (2.88%) MCITP
11 11 (2.64%) MCTS
11 11 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.40%) PMP
13 8 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 7 (1.68%) HNC
14 7 (1.68%) HND
15 6 (1.44%) Sun Certification
15 6 (1.44%) SCSA
16 5 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.40%) SLA
2 9 (2.16%) QA
3 5 (1.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.48%) PMBOK
4 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.24%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 60 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.96%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.96%) Terminal Services
3 4 (0.96%) vSphere
4 3 (0.72%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.72%) VMware ESX
4 3 (0.72%) XenApp
5 2 (0.48%) XenServer
5 2 (0.48%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.48%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.24%) NFS
6 1 (0.24%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.24%) SRDF
6 1 (0.24%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 21 (5.04%) SCCM
2 8 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.44%) NetBackup
5 5 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (1.20%) WSUS
5 5 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (0.72%) HP SIM
6 3 (0.72%) SCOM
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.48%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.48%) Cisco IPCC
7 2 (0.48%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.48%) Netcool
7 2 (0.48%) Nagios
7 2 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.24%) WMI
8 1 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
8 1 (0.24%) SnapMirror
Vendors
1 275 (65.95%) Microsoft
2 35 (8.39%) Oracle
3 24 (5.76%) Citrix
4 23 (5.52%) SAP
5 21 (5.04%) HP
6 20 (4.80%) Cisco
6 20 (4.80%) VMware
7 17 (4.08%) Remedy
8 12 (2.88%) Ericsson
9 11 (2.64%) Symantec
10 10 (2.40%) Amdocs
10 10 (2.40%) Huawei
11 9 (2.16%) Google
11 9 (2.16%) McAfee
11 9 (2.16%) TOWER Software
12 8 (1.92%) Telerik
13 7 (1.68%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.68%) Nokia
14 6 (1.44%) Veritas
14 6 (1.44%) Dell
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