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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 5 8 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 112 109 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.28% 11.82% 10.26%
As % of the Applications category 73.20% 64.12% 55.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 30
Median daily rate £355 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £517 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £311
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 7
Median hourly rate £20.47 £24.12 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% +66.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.05 £17.60 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £18.00
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
153 170 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.78% 18.44% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 73 57
Median daily rate £350 £350 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £220 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £482 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +39.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £18.60
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (40.32%) Windows
3 57 (30.65%) MS Office
4 47 (25.27%) ITIL
4 47 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 39 (20.97%) Project Management
6 38 (20.43%) Telecoms
7 36 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 35 (18.82%) DNS
9 34 (18.28%) SQL
10 33 (17.74%) C#
10 33 (17.74%) MS Project
10 33 (17.74%) Degree
11 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
11 32 (17.20%) .NET
12 31 (16.67%) Active Directory
13 29 (15.59%) PRINCE2
14 28 (15.05%) MCSE
15 25 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
16 24 (12.90%) SharePoint
16 24 (12.90%) DHCP
17 23 (12.37%) MCITP
18 22 (11.83%) ITIL V3
18 22 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (11.83%) SLA
19 21 (11.29%) Mentoring
20 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 20 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (10.75%) VPN
20 20 (10.75%) Remedy

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 24 (12.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.60%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.84%) IIS
4 5 (2.69%) Node.js
5 3 (1.61%) CMS
6 2 (1.08%) Drupal
7 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 57 (30.65%) MS Office
2 33 (17.74%) MS Project
3 15 (8.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.08%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.54%) InDesign
6 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.08%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (1.08%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.54%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.54%) HFM
3 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.54%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.54%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.54%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.14%) Office 365
3 5 (2.69%) SaaS
4 4 (2.15%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.15%) PaaS
5 3 (1.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.08%) AdWords
7 1 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) IaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.82%) DNS
2 24 (12.90%) DHCP
3 20 (10.75%) VPN
4 19 (10.22%) IPsec
5 13 (6.99%) TCP/IP
6 12 (6.45%) Firewall
6 12 (6.45%) LTE
6 12 (6.45%) Network Security
6 12 (6.45%) Skype
6 12 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (5.38%) HTTP
7 10 (5.38%) Internet
7 10 (5.38%) VoLTE
8 9 (4.84%) IPv6
8 9 (4.84%) VLAN
8 9 (4.84%) WAN
9 8 (4.30%) MPLS
10 7 (3.76%) Software-Defined Networking
11 6 (3.23%) BGP
12 5 (2.69%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 12 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.84%) Big Data
4 9 (4.84%) Hadoop
5 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.76%) Datazen
7 5 (2.69%) PerformancePoint
7 5 (2.69%) QlikView
8 4 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.15%) OLAP
9 3 (1.61%) MS Access
9 3 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.08%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (2.15%) Selenium
2 4 (2.15%) SpecFlow
3 3 (1.61%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.08%) Appium
4 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.08%) Fiddler
4 2 (1.08%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.54%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.54%) JIRA
5 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.54%) NuGet
General
1 38 (20.43%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.14%) Finance
3 15 (8.06%) German Language
3 15 (8.06%) Marketing
4 12 (6.45%) French Language
5 9 (4.84%) Spanish Language
6 7 (3.76%) Italian Language
7 5 (2.69%) Retail
8 4 (2.15%) Banking
8 4 (2.15%) Publishing
9 3 (1.61%) Advertising
9 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.61%) Portuguese Language
10 2 (1.08%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Back Office
11 1 (0.54%) Games
11 1 (0.54%) Law
11 1 (0.54%) Legal
11 1 (0.54%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (18.82%) Support Engineer
2 20 (10.75%) Project Manager
3 18 (9.68%) Consultant
4 17 (9.14%) Developer
5 13 (6.99%) Analyst
6 10 (5.38%) Field Engineer
6 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) Escalation Engineer
7 9 (4.84%) Technical Support
8 8 (4.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (4.30%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (4.30%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (4.30%) Voice Project Manager
9 7 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (3.76%) Coordinator
9 7 (3.76%) Development Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Development Support Engineer
10 6 (3.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.20%) .NET
2 16 (8.60%) XML
3 13 (6.99%) CSS
4 10 (5.38%) .NET Framework
4 10 (5.38%) ADO.NET
4 10 (5.38%) Web Services
5 9 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.76%) ADO
6 7 (3.76%) Autofac
6 7 (3.76%) Castle Windsor
6 7 (3.76%) Entity Framework
6 7 (3.76%) ODBC
6 7 (3.76%) OLE
6 7 (3.76%) OLE DB
6 7 (3.76%) Unity DI Container
6 7 (3.76%) XML Schema
7 6 (3.23%) COM
8 5 (2.69%) HTML
9 4 (2.15%) MAPI
10 3 (1.61%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.30%) Public Cloud
5 7 (3.76%) Inversion of Control
6 6 (3.23%) Clustering
7 5 (2.69%) PKI
8 4 (2.15%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.61%) Statistics
10 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.08%) NHS
11 1 (0.54%) BYOD
11 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.54%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.54%) User Experience
11 1 (0.54%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 75 (40.32%) Windows
2 36 (19.35%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.68%) Linux
4 8 (4.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (4.30%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.23%) Ubuntu
5 6 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.15%) Unix
7 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.61%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.08%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.54%) NetWare
9 1 (0.54%) Solaris
9 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.27%) ITIL
2 39 (20.97%) Project Management
3 29 (15.59%) PRINCE2
4 22 (11.83%) ITIL V3
5 21 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 20 (10.75%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.68%) Customer Engagement
8 15 (8.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.99%) CRM
9 13 (6.99%) Service Management
10 12 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.91%) Open Source
11 11 (5.91%) Presales
12 10 (5.38%) Memory Management
13 9 (4.84%) Analytics
13 9 (4.84%) Workflow
14 8 (4.30%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (4.30%) Load Balancing
14 8 (4.30%) Migration
14 8 (4.30%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (18.28%) SQL
2 33 (17.74%) C#
3 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
4 16 (8.60%) C++
4 16 (8.60%) T-SQL
4 16 (8.60%) VBScript
5 14 (7.53%) VB.NET
6 11 (5.91%) C
6 11 (5.91%) JavaScript
7 10 (5.38%) VB
8 6 (3.23%) VBA
9 5 (2.69%) Java
9 5 (2.69%) Python
10 4 (2.15%) R
11 3 (1.61%) Scala
12 2 (1.08%) PHP
12 2 (1.08%) Ruby
13 1 (0.54%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 47 (25.27%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (17.74%) Degree
3 28 (15.05%) MCSE
4 23 (12.37%) MCITP
5 18 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 13 (6.99%) MCTS
7 10 (5.38%) MCDST
7 10 (5.38%) MCSD
8 9 (4.84%) CCNA
8 9 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (4.30%) MCSA
9 8 (4.30%) SC Cleared
10 6 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 6 (3.23%) MCP
11 5 (2.69%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (2.15%) CCA
12 4 (2.15%) CCIE
12 4 (2.15%) CCNP
12 4 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.08%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (11.83%) SLA
2 7 (3.76%) QA
3 3 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.61%) SDET
4 1 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.45%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.69%) XenApp
4 4 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.61%) BitLocker
5 3 (1.61%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.54%) KVM
6 1 (0.54%) UAG
6 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.54%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 9 (4.84%) WSUS
2 7 (3.76%) SCCM
2 7 (3.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.61%) Windows Intune
4 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
4 2 (1.08%) WMI
5 1 (0.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 150 (80.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.75%) Remedy
3 17 (9.14%) Amdocs
3 17 (9.14%) Oracle
4 16 (8.60%) Ericsson
5 10 (5.38%) Cisco
5 10 (5.38%) Citrix
6 8 (4.30%) Red Hat
6 8 (4.30%) VMware
7 7 (3.76%) HP
7 7 (3.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (3.23%) Huawei
8 6 (3.23%) SAP
8 6 (3.23%) Tableau
9 4 (2.15%) Google
10 3 (1.61%) Marketo
10 3 (1.61%) Nokia
11 2 (1.08%) Facebook
11 2 (1.08%) iManage
11 2 (1.08%) Tealium
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