The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 91 79 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.66% 9.32% 10.43%
As % of the Applications category 68.94% 54.48% 55.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 33
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £270 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Median hourly rate £20.67 £24.12 £14.92
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.32% +61.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.73 £20.86 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £30.90 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
MS Excel
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
132 145 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.46% 17.10% 18.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 58 59
Median daily rate £355 £350 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -11.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 13
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +41.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £24.12 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Reading

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Reading region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 150 (79.37%) Microsoft
2 74 (39.15%) Windows
3 64 (33.86%) MS Office
4 48 (25.40%) ITIL
5 43 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 39 (20.63%) Windows Server
7 38 (20.11%) Project Management
7 38 (20.11%) Telecoms
8 34 (17.99%) Active Directory
8 34 (17.99%) DNS
8 34 (17.99%) Degree
9 33 (17.46%) MS Project
10 32 (16.93%) C#
11 30 (15.87%) .NET
12 28 (14.81%) PRINCE2
12 28 (14.81%) MCSE
13 26 (13.76%) SQL
14 25 (13.23%) SLA
15 24 (12.70%) DHCP
15 24 (12.70%) SQL Server
16 23 (12.17%) MCITP
16 23 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
17 22 (11.64%) Mentoring
18 21 (11.11%) ITIL V3
18 21 (11.11%) VPN
19 20 (10.58%) Finance
19 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
19 20 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
20 19 (10.05%) Marketing
20 19 (10.05%) PowerShell

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (8.99%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.94%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.76%) IIS
4 5 (2.65%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 64 (33.86%) MS Office
2 33 (17.46%) MS Project
3 20 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (5.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.53%) InDesign
6 1 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.59%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.06%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.53%) HFM
4 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (8.99%) Office 365
3 7 (3.70%) SaaS
4 5 (2.65%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.12%) PaaS
6 3 (1.59%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.06%) AdWords
8 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.53%) IaaS
8 1 (0.53%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 34 (17.99%) DNS
2 24 (12.70%) DHCP
3 21 (11.11%) VPN
4 19 (10.05%) IPsec
5 12 (6.35%) Firewall
5 12 (6.35%) Network Security
5 12 (6.35%) Skype
5 12 (6.35%) TCP/IP
6 11 (5.82%) Internet
6 11 (5.82%) LTE
6 11 (5.82%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (5.29%) HTTP
8 9 (4.76%) IPv6
8 9 (4.76%) MPLS
8 9 (4.76%) VLAN
8 9 (4.76%) VoLTE
9 8 (4.23%) WAN
10 7 (3.70%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (3.17%) BGP
12 4 (2.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.70%) Big Data
3 7 (3.70%) Hadoop
3 7 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.65%) Datazen
6 3 (1.59%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Power BI
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (2.65%) Selenium
2 5 (2.65%) SpecFlow
3 4 (2.12%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.59%) Appium
4 3 (1.59%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.59%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.59%) WebDriver
5 2 (1.06%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.53%) NuGet
General
1 38 (20.11%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.58%) Finance
3 19 (10.05%) Marketing
4 15 (7.94%) German Language
5 12 (6.35%) French Language
6 7 (3.70%) Italian Language
6 7 (3.70%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.65%) Retail
8 4 (2.12%) Banking
8 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.12%) Publishing
9 2 (1.06%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Billing
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Games
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Legal
10 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 35 (18.52%) Support Engineer
2 18 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 16 (8.47%) Consultant
4 15 (7.94%) Analyst
5 11 (5.82%) Developer
6 10 (5.29%) Administrator
6 10 (5.29%) Field Engineer
6 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.23%) Desktop Support
8 8 (4.23%) Escalation Engineer
8 8 (4.23%) Microsoft Consultant
9 7 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (3.70%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 7 (3.70%) Voice Project Manager
10 6 (3.17%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.87%) .NET
2 14 (7.41%) XML
3 13 (6.88%) CSS
4 11 (5.82%) Web Services
5 9 (4.76%) ASP.NET
6 8 (4.23%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.23%) ADO.NET
6 8 (4.23%) HTML
7 5 (2.65%) ADO
7 5 (2.65%) Autofac
7 5 (2.65%) Castle Windsor
7 5 (2.65%) Entity Framework
7 5 (2.65%) Node.js
7 5 (2.65%) ODBC
7 5 (2.65%) OLE
7 5 (2.65%) OLE DB
7 5 (2.65%) Unity DI Container
7 5 (2.65%) XML Schema
8 4 (2.12%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.12%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.99%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.23%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.70%) Clustering
6 5 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 5 (2.65%) PKI
7 3 (1.59%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Animation
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.06%) Fintech
8 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.53%) BYOD
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) FMCG
9 1 (0.53%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 74 (39.15%) Windows
2 39 (20.63%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.47%) Linux
4 9 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (3.17%) Ubuntu
6 6 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (2.12%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.59%) Unix
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.06%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.53%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) ITIL
2 38 (20.11%) Project Management
3 28 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 22 (11.64%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 18 (9.52%) Customer Engagement
7 17 (8.99%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (7.41%) CRM
10 13 (6.88%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (6.88%) Service Management
11 12 (6.35%) Analytics
11 12 (6.35%) Workflow
12 11 (5.82%) Presales
13 9 (4.76%) Memory Management
13 9 (4.76%) Open Source
14 8 (4.23%) B2B
14 8 (4.23%) Cybersecurity
14 8 (4.23%) Load Balancing
14 8 (4.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.93%) C#
2 26 (13.76%) SQL
3 19 (10.05%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.47%) VBScript
5 15 (7.94%) C++
6 12 (6.35%) JavaScript
6 12 (6.35%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.82%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.29%) VB
9 9 (4.76%) C
10 4 (2.12%) Java
10 4 (2.12%) Python
11 3 (1.59%) R
12 2 (1.06%) PHP
12 2 (1.06%) Ruby
12 2 (1.06%) Scala
13 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.53%) VBA
13 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (17.99%) Degree
3 28 (14.81%) MCSE
4 23 (12.17%) MCITP
5 19 (10.05%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.88%) MCTS
7 10 (5.29%) MCDST
8 9 (4.76%) CCNA
8 9 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (4.76%) MCSD
8 9 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 8 (4.23%) MCSA
10 6 (3.17%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.17%) MCP
11 5 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
11 5 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.12%) CCA
12 4 (2.12%) CCIE
12 4 (2.12%) CCNP
13 2 (1.06%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.23%) SLA
2 6 (3.17%) QA
3 4 (2.12%) SDET
4 3 (1.59%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (17.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.82%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.65%) XenApp
4 4 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.59%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.59%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) UAG
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (5.29%) WSUS
2 8 (4.23%) SCCM
3 7 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.12%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.06%) WMI
6 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 150 (79.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.99%) Remedy
3 15 (7.94%) Amdocs
4 14 (7.41%) Ericsson
4 14 (7.41%) Oracle
5 11 (5.82%) Citrix
6 10 (5.29%) Cisco
6 10 (5.29%) SAP
7 8 (4.23%) HP
7 8 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 8 (4.23%) VMware
8 6 (3.17%) Huawei
9 5 (2.65%) Google
9 5 (2.65%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (2.12%) Marketo
11 3 (1.59%) Adobe
11 3 (1.59%) Tealium
12 2 (1.06%) Aprimo
12 2 (1.06%) Facebook
12 2 (1.06%) Nokia
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