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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 8 10 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 111 123 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.80% 11.58% 8.54%
As % of the Applications category 71.15% 68.33% 46.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 40 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £275 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £115 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.30 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+99.11% -62.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
MS Excel
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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
156 180 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.18% 16.95% 18.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 65 43
Average daily rate £350 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £115 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £669 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 27
Average hourly rate £15.79 £11.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.73% -59.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £9.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £17.45 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 141 (75.40%) Microsoft
2 69 (36.90%) MS Office
3 61 (32.62%) Telecoms
4 54 (28.88%) Windows
5 47 (25.13%) Security Cleared
6 42 (22.46%) Active Directory
7 39 (20.86%) SQL
8 36 (19.25%) MS PowerPoint
9 32 (17.11%) DV Cleared
10 30 (16.04%) Degree
11 29 (15.51%) Windows 7
12 27 (14.44%) PRINCE2
13 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
14 23 (12.30%) Project Management
15 22 (11.76%) Migration
16 21 (11.23%) ITIL
17 20 (10.70%) SharePoint
17 20 (10.70%) Oracle
17 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (9.63%) Finance
19 17 (9.09%) 3G
20 16 (8.56%) UNIX
21 15 (8.02%) Linux
21 15 (8.02%) Management Information System
21 15 (8.02%) Radio Access Network
22 14 (7.49%) MS Project
22 14 (7.49%) VBA
23 13 (6.95%) SAP
23 13 (6.95%) XML
23 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (10.70%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.81%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.81%) Office Communications Server
3 9 (4.81%) Lync
4 7 (3.74%) IIS
4 7 (3.74%) IBM Notes
5 6 (3.21%) GroupWise
6 5 (2.67%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (2.14%) CMS
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.60%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.07%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.07%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.53%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 69 (36.90%) MS Office
2 36 (19.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 14 (7.49%) MS Project
4 2 (1.07%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.60%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.53%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) Office 365
2 2 (1.07%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.09%) 3G
2 15 (8.02%) Radio Access Network
3 13 (6.95%) 2G
4 11 (5.88%) LTE
5 10 (5.35%) 4G
6 9 (4.81%) Ethernet
7 7 (3.74%) DNS
7 7 (3.74%) ATM
8 6 (3.21%) POP3
8 6 (3.21%) SMTP
8 6 (3.21%) IMAP
8 6 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (3.21%) SAN
9 5 (2.67%) TCP/IP
10 4 (2.14%) VPN
10 4 (2.14%) SDH
10 4 (2.14%) 3GPP
10 4 (2.14%) IPsec
10 4 (2.14%) Unified Communications
11 3 (1.60%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.81%) MS Access
3 9 (4.81%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (3.21%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 4 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.07%) Star Schema
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.07%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.53%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) DB2
8 1 (0.53%) OLAP
8 1 (0.53%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.53%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.53%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.21%) SoapUI
3 5 (2.67%) Fiddler
4 4 (2.14%) JIRA
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.07%) MSI
6 2 (1.07%) Subversion
6 2 (1.07%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.07%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.07%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.53%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.53%) Selenium
7 1 (0.53%) TestComplete
General
1 61 (32.62%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.63%) Finance
3 4 (2.14%) Electronics
4 3 (1.60%) Retail
5 2 (1.07%) Marketing
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Publishing
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) German Language
6 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (11.23%) Analyst
2 20 (10.70%) Developer
3 18 (9.63%) Coordinator
4 14 (7.49%) Rollout Engineer
5 11 (5.88%) Project Coordinator
6 10 (5.35%) SQL Developer
7 9 (4.81%) Consultant
7 9 (4.81%) Field Engineer
8 8 (4.28%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.74%) Architect
9 7 (3.74%) Test Analyst
9 7 (3.74%) Support Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Design Engineer
9 7 (3.74%) Administrator
9 7 (3.74%) Server Engineer
10 6 (3.21%) Exchange Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Break Fix Engineer
11 5 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
12 4 (2.14%) Access Developer
12 4 (2.14%) Project Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.95%) XML
2 10 (5.35%) .NET
3 7 (3.74%) HTML
3 7 (3.74%) SOAP
4 6 (3.21%) CSS
5 5 (2.67%) XSD
5 5 (2.67%) WCF
6 4 (2.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.14%) jQuery
7 3 (1.60%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.07%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.07%) HTML5
8 2 (1.07%) CSS3
8 2 (1.07%) FuelPHP
8 2 (1.07%) Web Services
8 2 (1.07%) WPF
9 1 (0.53%) WSDL
9 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.53%) MDX
9 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.70%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.02%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.21%) Clustering
4 5 (2.67%) PKI
4 5 (2.67%) IPTV
5 4 (2.14%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.07%) Replication
8 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.53%) iSeries
8 1 (0.53%) Open Source
8 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.53%) Life Science
8 1 (0.53%) PDA
8 1 (0.53%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.53%) AS400
8 1 (0.53%) Handset
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) PMI
8 1 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.88%) Windows
2 29 (15.51%) Windows 7
3 16 (8.56%) UNIX
4 15 (8.02%) Linux
5 9 (4.81%) Windows XP
6 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (3.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.67%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.53%) Android
10 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.44%) PRINCE2
2 23 (12.30%) Project Management
3 22 (11.76%) Migration
4 21 (11.23%) ITIL
5 10 (5.35%) Service Management
5 10 (5.35%) Service Delivery
5 10 (5.35%) Data Entry
6 9 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (4.28%) CRM
8 7 (3.74%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (3.21%) Validation
9 6 (3.21%) Programme Management
9 6 (3.21%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (2.67%) Data Migration
10 5 (2.67%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (2.67%) Line Management
10 5 (2.67%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.14%) Cyber Security
11 4 (2.14%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 39 (20.86%) SQL
2 14 (7.49%) VBA
3 7 (3.74%) VB
4 6 (3.21%) C#
5 5 (2.67%) C
5 5 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.67%) Perl
6 4 (2.14%) Java
6 4 (2.14%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (1.60%) VBScript
8 2 (1.07%) PHP
9 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.53%) C++
9 1 (0.53%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.53%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (25.13%) Security Cleared
2 32 (17.11%) DV Cleared
3 30 (16.04%) Degree
4 11 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 10 (5.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.28%) PMP
6 8 (4.28%) PMI Certification
7 7 (3.74%) MCTS
7 7 (3.74%) MCITP
7 7 (3.74%) HND
8 6 (3.21%) CCNA
8 6 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (3.21%) NVQ Level 3
9 5 (2.67%) CCNP
10 4 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.60%) HNC
11 3 (1.60%) MCSE
11 3 (1.60%) Sun Certification
11 3 (1.60%) SCSA
12 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.81%) SLA
2 6 (3.21%) QA
3 1 (0.53%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.53%) P3O
3 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (22.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.21%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.60%) XenApp
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.07%) XenServer
4 2 (1.07%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) SCCM
2 6 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.53%) MOM
5 1 (0.53%) SCOM
5 1 (0.53%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.53%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 141 (75.40%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.70%) Oracle
3 13 (6.95%) SAP
4 11 (5.88%) HP
5 9 (4.81%) Business Objects
6 8 (4.28%) Remedy
7 7 (3.74%) Lotus
7 7 (3.74%) VMware
8 6 (3.21%) Amdocs
8 6 (3.21%) Huawei
8 6 (3.21%) TOWER Software
8 6 (3.21%) Citrix
8 6 (3.21%) Novell
9 5 (2.67%) Cisco
10 4 (2.14%) CA
10 4 (2.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.60%) Sun
11 3 (1.60%) Symantec
11 3 (1.60%) Veritas
11 3 (1.60%) Avaya
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