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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 22 9
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.69% 4.76% 10.17%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 31.82% 62.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.03% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £274 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.72 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £13.72 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.72 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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
34 44 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 12.64% 14.97% 16.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 11
Average daily rate £225 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £264 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £410 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 9
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.72 £11.35
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.61% +20.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £8.50 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £15.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.80 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -0.82%

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 23 January 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) MS Project
4 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
5 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (20.45%) Finance
6 9 (20.45%) Windows
6 9 (20.45%) MS Office
6 9 (20.45%) SQL
7 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (15.91%) High Availability
8 7 (15.91%) Clustering
8 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
8 7 (15.91%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
8 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
8 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
8 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
9 6 (13.64%) VMware
9 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.64%) Time Management
10 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
10 5 (11.36%) SAN
10 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.36%) Linux

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (15.91%) Live Communications Server
4 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) WordPress
5 1 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) MS Project
2 9 (20.45%) MS Office
3 7 (15.91%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) SAN
2 3 (6.82%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) BGP
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) IPsec
3 1 (2.27%) VLAN
3 1 (2.27%) Network Security
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (2.27%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.27%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) DB2
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 3 (6.82%) Publishing
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Automotive
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Advertising
5 1 (2.27%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.27%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (15.91%) Analyst
1 7 (15.91%) Data Analyst
2 6 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 6 (13.64%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Messaging Support Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Project Planner
4 3 (6.82%) Content Editor
4 3 (6.82%) Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Architect
4 3 (6.82%) Programme Planner
5 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing Manager
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Change Manager
6 1 (2.27%) Trainer
6 1 (2.27%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) SOAP
1 1 (2.27%) Middleware
1 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
1 1 (2.27%) Ajax
1 1 (2.27%) JSON
1 1 (2.27%) REST
1 1 (2.27%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.91%) Clustering
3 2 (4.55%) Social Media
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.45%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.36%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) UNIX
5 1 (2.27%) AIX
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) SUSE
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Incident Management
1 7 (15.91%) High Availability
2 6 (13.64%) Time Management
2 6 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 5 (11.36%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 4 (9.09%) Migration
4 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Change Control
5 3 (6.82%) Content Management
5 3 (6.82%) SEO
5 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.82%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.55%) Analytics
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (4.55%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.45%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) Python
2 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.27%) Ruby
2 1 (2.27%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.27%) C++
2 1 (2.27%) Java
2 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.09%) vSphere
3 3 (6.82%) KVM
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.27%) Firmware
4 1 (2.27%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco
3 4 (9.09%) IBM
3 4 (9.09%) Citrix
4 3 (6.82%) HP
4 3 (6.82%) Dell
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 1 (2.27%) Splunk
6 1 (2.27%) CA
6 1 (2.27%) Hitachi
6 1 (2.27%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.27%) Remedy