The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 21 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 22 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.57% 6.38% 6.04%
As % of the Applications category 48.98% 37.93% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 2
Average daily rate
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£209 £274 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.74% -12.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.61 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.46% +54.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £14.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £20.72 £13.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
- -6.29%
MS Excel
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Applications Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
49 58 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 17.50% 16.81% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 29 10
Average daily rate £213 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.87% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £245 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.69% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £14.61 £11.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.35% +27.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.27 £8.55 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.40 £13.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Bracknell region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Bracknell region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Bracknell

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) MS Office
3 11 (25.58%) Finance
4 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
4 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
5 7 (16.28%) VMware
5 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
6 6 (13.95%) Live Communications Server
6 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.95%) Clustering
6 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
6 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
6 6 (13.95%) MS Project
6 6 (13.95%) High Availability
6 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
7 5 (11.63%) Citrix
7 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (11.63%) Time Management
8 4 (9.30%) SCCM
8 4 (9.30%) WordPress

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell 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 8 (18.60%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (16.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (13.95%) Live Communications Server
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (9.30%) WordPress
5 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.33%) CMS
6 1 (2.33%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Office
2 7 (16.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (13.95%) MS Project
4 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) BGP
4 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) IPsec
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.33%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Publishing
2 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Advertising
4 2 (4.65%) Automotive
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.33%) Czech Language
5 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.33%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Analyst
1 8 (18.60%) Data Analyst
2 7 (16.28%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Content Editor
4 4 (9.30%) Messaging Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Marketing Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Messaging Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Junior
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
1 2 (4.65%) Web Services
1 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.65%) Ext JS
2 1 (2.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) Clustering
2 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.98%) Social Media
4 2 (4.65%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) UNIX
5 1 (2.33%) AIX
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (2.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Data Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) High Availability
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Time Management
4 4 (9.30%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (9.30%) Content Management
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) SEO
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) B2B
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.98%) Telemarketing
5 3 (6.98%) Online Marketing
5 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Waterfall
5 3 (6.98%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.65%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.58%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) C
3 2 (4.65%) C#
3 2 (4.65%) Java
3 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.65%) VBScript
3 2 (4.65%) VB
3 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) DV Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.65%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.30%) vSphere
4 3 (6.98%) KVM
4 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Firmware
5 1 (2.33%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.28%) VMware
3 5 (11.63%) Citrix
4 4 (9.30%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) HP
5 3 (6.98%) Dell
6 2 (4.65%) Becrypt
7 1 (2.33%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) SAP
7 1 (2.33%) CA
7 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.33%) Remedy
Bracknell, Berkshire
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