The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 6.67% 11.29% 17.95%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 73.68% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 6
Average daily rate
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£230 £181 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £166 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £196 £321
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £318
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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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 Maidenhead region.

Applications Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
20 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 19.05% 15.32% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 8
Average daily rate £398 £200 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+98.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £24.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -4.61%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, 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 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) MS Office
3 9 (47.37%) Degree
4 8 (42.11%) Use Case
4 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
5 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.79%) VPN
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
8 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (10.53%) Change Control
9 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (10.53%) CRM
9 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Oracle
10 1 (5.26%) CIMA

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 8 (42.11%) MS Visio
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) Firewall
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 5 (26.32%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (15.79%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Technical Writer
2 2 (10.53%) Designer
2 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) CRM Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (5.26%) Process Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Problem Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) JSF
1 1 (5.26%) JSP
1 1 (5.26%) SOAP
1 1 (5.26%) XML
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) J2EE
1 1 (5.26%) Middleware
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Use Case
2 7 (36.84%) E-Commerce
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) Change Control
4 2 (10.53%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Change Management
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PL/SQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB6
2 1 (5.26%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.26%) CIMA
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) ACCA
3 1 (5.26%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Terminal Services
2 1 (5.26%) ISA Server
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (5.26%) WSUS
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
1 1 (5.26%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) EMC
3 1 (5.26%) Citrix
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec
3 1 (5.26%) McAfee
3 1 (5.26%) Websense
3 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds