The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.57% 7.86% 1.53%
As % of the Applications category 35.00% 40.74% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +83.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £165.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
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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 Newbury region.

Applications Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
40 27 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 18.78% 19.29% 6.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 5
Average daily rate £300 £401 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.09% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1275.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) MS Project
2 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 9 (37.50%) Project Management
4 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
4 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (25.00%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) MS Office
6 5 (20.83%) ITIL
6 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
7 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
7 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
7 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
8 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (12.50%) Migration
8 3 (12.50%) Symantec
8 3 (12.50%) VBA
8 3 (12.50%) Oracle
9 2 (8.33%) Intranet
9 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 2 (8.33%) German Language
9 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
10 1 (4.17%) People Management
10 1 (4.17%) Degree

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury 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 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Project
2 7 (29.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (20.83%) MS Office
3 5 (20.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Intranet
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Developer
1 4 (16.67%) Consultant
1 4 (16.67%) Change Manager
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (12.50%) VBA Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (12.50%) Access Developer
2 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Designer
4 1 (4.17%) Site Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Transmission Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) CRM Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Economics
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Project Management
2 7 (29.17%) PRINCE2
3 5 (20.83%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 4 (16.67%) Operations Management
5 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.33%) Software Licensing
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Process Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (4.17%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) HNC
2 1 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Symantec
3 3 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) VMware