The first table below looks at the demand for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Maidenhead region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 6 10
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 16.80% 17.11% 7.04%
As % of the Applications category 87.50% 86.67% 45.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 0
Average daily rate £300 £163 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £309 £300
% change year-on-year
+0.32% +3.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% +37.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
24 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.20% 19.74% 15.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Average daily rate £300 £189 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.94% -24.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £18.50 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.43% +10.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Berkshire

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Maidenhead

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 26 (61.90%) VPN
2 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) MS Office
3 22 (52.38%) Windows
4 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 15 (35.71%) MPLS
7 13 (30.95%) SQL
8 12 (28.57%) LAN
9 11 (26.19%) MS Access
9 11 (26.19%) ITIL
9 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
9 11 (26.19%) WSUS
9 11 (26.19%) SCCM
10 10 (23.81%) Project Management
10 10 (23.81%) VB
10 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
10 10 (23.81%) Network Design
11 9 (21.43%) 2G
11 9 (21.43%) 3G
11 9 (21.43%) Cisco
11 9 (21.43%) WAN
11 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
11 9 (21.43%) LTE
11 9 (21.43%) Huawei
11 9 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
12 8 (19.05%) HSRP
12 8 (19.05%) MobileIron
12 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
12 8 (19.05%) OSPF

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 (19.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (54.76%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
4 2 (4.76%) MS Project
5 1 (2.38%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) VPN
2 15 (35.71%) MPLS
3 12 (28.57%) LAN
4 9 (21.43%) WAN
4 9 (21.43%) Ethernet
4 9 (21.43%) 3G
4 9 (21.43%) 2G
4 9 (21.43%) LTE
4 9 (21.43%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (19.05%) HSRP
5 8 (19.05%) OSPF
5 8 (19.05%) BGP
5 8 (19.05%) RSVP
5 8 (19.05%) VRRP
5 8 (19.05%) Firewall
6 7 (16.67%) SDH
6 7 (16.67%) LDAP
6 7 (16.67%) ATM
6 7 (16.67%) DWDM
6 7 (16.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) MS Access
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.38%) DTS
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) French Language
2 4 (9.52%) German Language
2 4 (9.52%) Italian Language
2 4 (9.52%) Japanese Language
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (19.05%) Test Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) RAN Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) Desktop Support
6 4 (9.52%) Coordinator
6 4 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Development Manager
6 4 (9.52%) Team Leader
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Support Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) CSS
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) Ajax
3 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
3 1 (2.38%) jQuery
3 1 (2.38%) HTML5
3 1 (2.38%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.38%) iPhone
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 21 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) Linux
5 2 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.38%) Android
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
2 10 (23.81%) Network Design
3 8 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.90%) ITSM
5 5 (11.90%) Service Management
6 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.14%) Data Security
7 3 (7.14%) Security Management
8 2 (4.76%) Migration
8 2 (4.76%) Operations Management
9 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (2.38%) Programme Management
9 1 (2.38%) Asset Management
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) VB
3 6 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (14.29%) vSphere
3 1 (2.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) WSUS
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 6 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (14.29%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (54.76%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Huawei
3 8 (19.05%) MobileIron
3 8 (19.05%) Blue Coat
4 7 (16.67%) BT
4 7 (16.67%) OPNET
4 7 (16.67%) VMware
4 7 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 7 (16.67%) Nortel
5 6 (14.29%) HP
5 6 (14.29%) Apple
5 6 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (14.29%) Symantec
5 6 (14.29%) Brocade
6 4 (9.52%) McAfee
7 3 (7.14%) SAP
8 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.76%) Infoblox
8 2 (4.76%) F5