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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 106 100 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.82% 10.14% 8.48%
As % of the Applications category 64.24% 56.50% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 28 32
Average daily rate
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£350 £319 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £221 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 3
Average hourly rate £24.12 £14.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.34% -51.66%
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 Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
165 177 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.39% 17.95% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 54 46
Average daily rate £350 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.23% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £145 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 27
Average hourly rate £21.55 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £9.10 £9.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £18.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

1 149 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 72 (36.18%) MS Office
3 60 (30.15%) Telecoms
4 57 (28.64%) Windows
5 56 (28.14%) Security Cleared
6 46 (23.12%) SQL
7 41 (20.60%) Active Directory
8 40 (20.10%) MS PowerPoint
9 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
10 34 (17.09%) Degree
10 34 (17.09%) DV Cleared
11 33 (16.58%) Windows 7
12 28 (14.07%) Project Management
13 25 (12.56%) PRINCE2
14 23 (11.56%) ITIL
14 23 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
15 22 (11.06%) Oracle
16 21 (10.55%) Migration
17 20 (10.05%) Finance
17 20 (10.05%) UNIX
17 20 (10.05%) Linux
18 18 (9.05%) Management Information System
18 18 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
19 17 (8.54%) SC Cleared
19 17 (8.54%) Radio Access Network
19 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
19 17 (8.54%) 3G
20 16 (8.04%) XML
20 16 (8.04%) WCF
21 15 (7.54%) Agile Software Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 17 (8.54%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.54%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.53%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.52%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (4.52%) Lync
5 8 (4.02%) IIS
6 7 (3.52%) IBM Notes
7 6 (3.02%) GroupWise
8 4 (2.01%) CMS
8 4 (2.01%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (1.51%) MS Project Server
10 2 (1.01%) Smallworld
10 2 (1.01%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (1.01%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 72 (36.18%) MS Office
2 40 (20.10%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (7.54%) MS Project
4 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (2.01%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.51%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.50%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.01%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) Radio Access Network
1 17 (8.54%) 3G
2 14 (7.04%) LTE
3 13 (6.53%) 4G
4 11 (5.53%) 2G
5 9 (4.52%) DNS
6 8 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 8 (4.02%) Ethernet
6 8 (4.02%) ATM
7 7 (3.52%) IPsec
8 6 (3.02%) SAN
8 6 (3.02%) VPN
8 6 (3.02%) WAN
8 6 (3.02%) POP3
8 6 (3.02%) SMTP
8 6 (3.02%) 3GPP
8 6 (3.02%) IMAP
9 5 (2.51%) Firewall
10 4 (2.01%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.01%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (5.53%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.52%) MS Access
5 8 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.02%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.51%) MySQL
8 3 (1.51%) Star Schema
9 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.50%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Smart View
10 1 (0.50%) QlikView
10 1 (0.50%) PerformancePoint
10 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (9.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.52%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.02%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.51%) Fiddler
5 4 (2.01%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.01%) JIRA
6 2 (1.01%) MSI
6 2 (1.01%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.50%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) Subversion
General
1 60 (30.15%) Telecoms
2 20 (10.05%) Finance
3 7 (3.52%) Electronics
4 3 (1.51%) Marketing
4 3 (1.51%) Retail
4 3 (1.51%) Legal
5 1 (0.50%) German Language
5 1 (0.50%) Banking
5 1 (0.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (14.07%) Analyst
2 26 (13.07%) Developer
3 17 (8.54%) Rollout Engineer
4 16 (8.04%) Coordinator
5 13 (6.53%) Project Manager
6 11 (5.53%) Consultant
7 10 (5.03%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.52%) Field Engineer
8 9 (4.52%) Programmer
8 9 (4.52%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.02%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.02%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.02%) Project Coordinator
9 8 (4.02%) C# Programmer
10 7 (3.52%) Server Engineer
10 7 (3.52%) Architect
11 6 (3.02%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.02%) Exchange Engineer
12 5 (2.51%) Administrator
13 4 (2.01%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.04%) XML
1 16 (8.04%) WCF
2 10 (5.03%) SOAP
2 10 (5.03%) Web Services
2 10 (5.03%) WPF
3 8 (4.02%) XSD
3 8 (4.02%) .NET
3 8 (4.02%) HTML
3 8 (4.02%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (4.02%) RESTful
4 3 (1.51%) jQuery
4 3 (1.51%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.51%) CSS
5 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.01%) Ajax
5 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.50%) HTML5
6 1 (0.50%) CSS3
6 1 (0.50%) FuelPHP
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.56%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.05%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.52%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.02%) Mobile Computing
4 8 (4.02%) PKI
5 7 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.02%) Clustering
7 4 (2.01%) IPTV
8 3 (1.51%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.01%) GIS
9 2 (1.01%) Replication
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
10 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.50%) Life Science
10 1 (0.50%) Statistics
10 1 (0.50%) PDA
10 1 (0.50%) iSeries
10 1 (0.50%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.64%) Windows
2 33 (16.58%) Windows 7
3 20 (10.05%) UNIX
3 20 (10.05%) Linux
4 10 (5.03%) Windows XP
5 9 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (3.02%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.01%) Solaris
8 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.01%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.07%) Project Management
2 25 (12.56%) PRINCE2
3 23 (11.56%) ITIL
4 21 (10.55%) Migration
5 15 (7.54%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (5.53%) Service Management
7 9 (4.52%) Scrum
7 9 (4.52%) Service Delivery
7 9 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.02%) RAD
8 8 (4.02%) System Testing
8 8 (4.02%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.02%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.02%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.02%) Data Entry
9 7 (3.52%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.02%) CRM
10 6 (3.02%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.02%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (23.12%) SQL
2 14 (7.04%) VBA
2 14 (7.04%) C#
3 10 (5.03%) T-SQL
4 9 (4.52%) VB
5 7 (3.52%) Perl
6 5 (2.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 5 (2.51%) C
6 5 (2.51%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.01%) Java
7 4 (2.01%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.51%) PHP
8 3 (1.51%) VBScript
9 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.01%) C++
9 2 (1.01%) Python
10 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 56 (28.14%) Security Cleared
2 34 (17.09%) Degree
2 34 (17.09%) DV Cleared
3 17 (8.54%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (4.02%) MCTS
6 7 (3.52%) MCITP
6 7 (3.52%) HND
6 7 (3.52%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (3.52%) CCNA
7 6 (3.02%) PMP
7 6 (3.02%) PMI Certification
7 6 (3.02%) CCNP
8 4 (2.01%) SCSA
8 4 (2.01%) Sun Certification
8 4 (2.01%) NVQ Level 3
9 3 (1.51%) MCSE
9 3 (1.51%) HNC
9 3 (1.51%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.02%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.50%) P3O
3 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 41 (20.60%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.52%) Hyper-V
2 7 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.01%) XenApp
4 3 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.01%) XenServer
5 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (4.52%) SCCM
2 6 (3.02%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.50%) MOM
5 1 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 149 (74.87%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.06%) Oracle
3 13 (6.53%) HP
4 12 (6.03%) SAP
5 10 (5.03%) Citrix
6 9 (4.52%) Business Objects
7 8 (4.02%) VMware
7 8 (4.02%) Telerik
8 7 (3.52%) Huawei
8 7 (3.52%) Lotus
8 7 (3.52%) Red Hat
8 7 (3.52%) Amdocs
9 6 (3.02%) TOWER Software
9 6 (3.02%) Novell
10 5 (2.51%) Cisco
11 4 (2.01%) Sun
11 4 (2.01%) Veritas
11 4 (2.01%) Remedy
12 3 (1.51%) Symantec
12 3 (1.51%) Ericsson
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