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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 6.29% 5.26% 5.22%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 30.43% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 23 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 11.89% 17.29% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 6
Average daily rate £335 £349 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.01% +11.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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
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 3 July 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 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 6 (26.09%) Project Management
4 5 (21.74%) MS Project
5 4 (17.39%) MS Office
5 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (13.04%) Big Data
6 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
6 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (13.04%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) SQL
6 3 (13.04%) VBA
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
6 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.70%) Legal

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (30.43%) MS Visio
1 7 (30.43%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (21.74%) MS Project
3 4 (17.39%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) LAN
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
General
1 15 (65.22%) Telecoms
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Legal
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
1 5 (21.74%) Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Access Developer
2 3 (13.04%) VBA Developer
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Consultant
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Technical Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Designer
3 2 (8.70%) Solutions Designer
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Data Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Project Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Coordinator
4 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.70%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
3 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
4 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Requirements Engineering
4 2 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 2 (8.70%) Software Licensing
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Coaching
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VBA
2 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.04%) DV Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) HNC
3 2 (8.70%) HND
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
1 1 (4.35%) PMBOK
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 3 (13.04%) Symantec
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) VMware