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 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 9 12 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 92 96 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.59% 9.44% 9.64%
As % of the Applications category 60.13% 57.83% 50.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 40
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £154 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 3 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £18.55 £11.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +63.58%
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 Reading region.

Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
153 166 263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.61% 16.32% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 66 78
Average daily rate £400 £293 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -17.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £140 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 14 9
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.99 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £18.55 £23.10
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 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 19 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 145 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 72 (36.92%) MS Office
3 55 (28.21%) Windows
4 44 (22.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
6 38 (19.49%) .NET
7 35 (17.95%) SQL Server
7 35 (17.95%) SQL
8 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
9 32 (16.41%) Degree
10 31 (15.90%) Telecoms
11 29 (14.87%) C#
12 28 (14.36%) Project Management
13 27 (13.85%) SharePoint
13 27 (13.85%) Finance
14 25 (12.82%) MS Project
14 25 (12.82%) SLA
15 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
15 23 (11.79%) SC Cleared
16 22 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (9.74%) PRINCE2
17 19 (9.74%) .NET Framework
18 18 (9.23%) ITIL
18 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET
19 17 (8.72%) XML
19 17 (8.72%) Visual Studio
19 17 (8.72%) T-SQL
20 16 (8.21%) Workflow
20 16 (8.21%) Service Delivery
21 15 (7.69%) Internet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 27 (13.85%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.67%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (6.15%) IIS
4 11 (5.64%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (2.56%) Lync
6 5 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.54%) ArcGIS
9 2 (1.03%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
10 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 72 (36.92%) MS Office
2 44 (22.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 25 (12.82%) MS Project
4 11 (5.64%) MS Visio
5 5 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.03%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) SAP IS-U
3 1 (0.51%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) GitHub
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.69%) Internet
2 11 (5.64%) Firewall
3 10 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.13%) DNS
4 9 (4.62%) 3G
5 8 (4.10%) LDAP
5 8 (4.10%) LTE
5 8 (4.10%) Radio Access Network
6 7 (3.59%) WAN
7 6 (3.08%) ATM
7 6 (3.08%) LAN
7 6 (3.08%) VoIP
8 4 (2.05%) 2G
8 4 (2.05%) SDH
9 3 (1.54%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.03%) SSH
10 2 (1.03%) SSL
10 2 (1.03%) VPN
10 2 (1.03%) Network Security
11 1 (0.51%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (5.64%) IDOL
4 7 (3.59%) DTS
4 7 (3.59%) OLAP
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (2.05%) Data Mining
5 4 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.54%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.54%) MS Access
7 1 (0.51%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.51%) QlikView
7 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (8.72%) Visual Studio
2 6 (3.08%) MSTest
3 5 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.03%) StarTeam
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.51%) PVCS
General
1 31 (15.90%) Telecoms
2 27 (13.85%) Finance
3 14 (7.18%) Marketing
4 6 (3.08%) Automotive
5 3 (1.54%) Publishing
5 3 (1.54%) Games
5 3 (1.54%) Billing
6 2 (1.03%) Military
6 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 2 (1.03%) Advertising
7 1 (0.51%) Mandarin Language
7 1 (0.51%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (14.87%) Developer
2 23 (11.79%) Analyst
3 20 (10.26%) Administrator
4 12 (6.15%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.15%) Project Administrator
4 12 (6.15%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (5.64%) Architect
6 10 (5.13%) Coordinator
7 8 (4.10%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (3.59%) Support Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 6 (3.08%) IT Support Technician
9 6 (3.08%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.08%) C++ Developer
9 6 (3.08%) Field Engineer
9 6 (3.08%) Support Technician
9 6 (3.08%) IT Support
9 6 (3.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 6 (3.08%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (2.56%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.49%) .NET
2 19 (9.74%) .NET Framework
3 18 (9.23%) ASP.NET
4 17 (8.72%) XML
5 13 (6.67%) Web Services
6 8 (4.10%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (4.10%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 8 (4.10%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 8 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (3.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
7 7 (3.59%) DCOM
8 4 (2.05%) WPF
9 3 (1.54%) REST
9 3 (1.54%) OAuth
9 3 (1.54%) Application Packaging
9 3 (1.54%) WCF
9 3 (1.54%) Middleware
9 3 (1.54%) HTML
9 3 (1.54%) CSS
10 2 (1.03%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.28%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.64%) PKI
3 8 (4.10%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.10%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.05%) Clustering
5 3 (1.54%) CMDB
5 3 (1.54%) EPoS
6 2 (1.03%) Replication
6 2 (1.03%) GIS
6 2 (1.03%) NHS
6 2 (1.03%) Blog
6 2 (1.03%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.51%) New Media
7 1 (0.51%) User Experience
7 1 (0.51%) Statistics
7 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 55 (28.21%) Windows
2 23 (11.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 12 (6.15%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.56%) UNIX
6 4 (2.05%) Linux
7 3 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.54%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.51%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (14.36%) Project Management
2 19 (9.74%) PRINCE2
3 18 (9.23%) ITIL
4 16 (8.21%) Workflow
4 16 (8.21%) Service Delivery
5 15 (7.69%) Web Development
6 10 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 9 (4.62%) MVC
7 9 (4.62%) Migration
7 9 (4.62%) Document Management
7 9 (4.62%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.10%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (4.10%) Performance Management
9 7 (3.59%) Performance Analysis
9 7 (3.59%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (3.59%) Logistics
10 6 (3.08%) Change Management
10 6 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.08%) Telemarketing
10 6 (3.08%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.95%) SQL
2 29 (14.87%) C#
3 17 (8.72%) T-SQL
4 15 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 11 (5.64%) C++
6 6 (3.08%) VBScript
6 6 (3.08%) VC++
7 4 (2.05%) C
8 3 (1.54%) Java
9 2 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.03%) VBA
10 1 (0.51%) X++
10 1 (0.51%) Lua
10 1 (0.51%) PowerHouse
10 1 (0.51%) Perl
10 1 (0.51%) VB
10 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 41 (21.03%) Security Cleared
2 32 (16.41%) Degree
3 23 (11.79%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.15%) DV Cleared
5 9 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (3.59%) MCSE
7 6 (3.08%) HND
8 5 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.05%) CCNA
9 4 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.54%) MCTS
10 3 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.54%) MCP
11 2 (1.03%) CISSP
11 2 (1.03%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.03%) PMP
11 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
11 2 (1.03%) CCA
11 2 (1.03%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (12.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.05%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 34 (17.44%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.56%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.03%) XenApp
3 2 (1.03%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.03%) vSphere
3 2 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.51%) vCloud
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.51%) XenServer
4 1 (0.51%) NLBS
4 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (6.67%) SCCM
2 8 (4.10%) SCOM
3 6 (3.08%) WMI
4 5 (2.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 145 (74.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.64%) Meridio
3 8 (4.10%) Citrix
4 7 (3.59%) Oracle
4 7 (3.59%) SAP
5 6 (3.08%) VMware
6 5 (2.56%) Cisco
7 4 (2.05%) Amdocs
7 4 (2.05%) Remedy
8 3 (1.54%) Symantec
9 2 (1.03%) AppSense
9 2 (1.03%) CA
9 2 (1.03%) Nokia
9 2 (1.03%) Borland
9 2 (1.03%) HP
9 2 (1.03%) Dell
10 1 (0.51%) Unica
10 1 (0.51%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.51%) TIBCO
10 1 (0.51%) BMC
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