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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 13 15 8
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 6 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 5.04% 3.81% 8.09%
As % of the Applications category 35.29% 50.00% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -6.66%
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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
17 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 14.29% 7.62% 20.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Average daily rate £350 £200 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -50.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £150 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014, 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 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) MS Project
5 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) Billing
5 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) WAN
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) Intranet
6 3 (20.00%) Internet
6 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
7 2 (13.33%) Cisco
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) MS Access
7 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) EMC
7 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) Marketing

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (6.67%) CMS
1 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (26.67%) MS Project
2 4 (26.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (13.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) Intranet
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 2 (13.33%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) VPN
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 6 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (26.67%) Billing
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Copywriter
3 1 (6.67%) PC Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) PC Support
3 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Project Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Junior
3 1 (6.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Copywriting
1 1 (6.67%) PMI
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
1 3 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (20.00%) Service Management
3 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) Dependency Management
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Product Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
5 1 (6.67%) Fault Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) MBA
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco
2 2 (13.33%) EMC
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
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