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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 9 16
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 73 93 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.70% 10.06% 8.22%
As % of the Applications category 52.14% 55.36% 50.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £385 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £426 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 6
Average hourly rate £24.12 £16.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.75% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £9.10 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.10 £30.00
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
140 168 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.69% 18.18% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 58 42
Average daily rate £350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 24
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -16.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £9.10 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.12 £19.20 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -

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 3 July 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
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 3 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 148 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 73 (36.50%) MS Office
3 62 (31.00%) Windows
4 61 (30.50%) Telecoms
5 59 (29.50%) Security Cleared
6 51 (25.50%) SQL
7 42 (21.00%) Active Directory
8 41 (20.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 38 (19.00%) DV Cleared
10 37 (18.50%) SQL Server
11 36 (18.00%) Windows 7
12 32 (16.00%) Degree
13 28 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
14 26 (13.00%) UNIX
15 25 (12.50%) Project Management
16 23 (11.50%) Oracle
17 22 (11.00%) Migration
17 22 (11.00%) Linux
18 20 (10.00%) 3G
18 20 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
19 19 (9.50%) XML
20 18 (9.00%) PRINCE2
20 18 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
21 17 (8.50%) LTE
21 17 (8.50%) 4G
21 17 (8.50%) SharePoint
21 17 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
21 17 (8.50%) Finance
22 16 (8.00%) MS Exchange
22 16 (8.00%) ITIL

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.50%) SharePoint
2 16 (8.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.50%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (4.50%) Lync
5 8 (4.00%) IIS
5 8 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (3.00%) IBM Notes
6 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.50%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.50%) MS Project Server
8 3 (1.50%) CMS
9 2 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.00%) Smallworld
9 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 73 (36.50%) MS Office
2 41 (20.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.50%) MS Project
4 3 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.00%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.50%) SPSS
6 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.50%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 1 (0.50%) HFM
3 1 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.50%) Office 365
2 2 (1.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.50%) Yammer
3 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (10.00%) 3G
1 20 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
2 17 (8.50%) 4G
2 17 (8.50%) LTE
3 14 (7.00%) 2G
4 10 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.50%) Ethernet
5 9 (4.50%) Firewall
5 9 (4.50%) DNS
6 7 (3.50%) IPsec
6 7 (3.50%) VPN
6 7 (3.50%) ATM
7 6 (3.00%) Broadband
7 6 (3.00%) WAN
7 6 (3.00%) PPP
7 6 (3.00%) 3GPP
7 6 (3.00%) VoIP
7 6 (3.00%) DSLAM
7 6 (3.00%) xDSL
8 5 (2.50%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.50%) MS Access
3 12 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.50%) Star Schema
6 3 (1.50%) MySQL
6 3 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.50%) DB2
8 1 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 18 (9.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.50%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.00%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.50%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.50%) JIRA
7 1 (0.50%) Selenium
7 1 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.50%) MSI
7 1 (0.50%) TestComplete
General
1 61 (30.50%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.50%) Finance
3 10 (5.00%) Electronics
4 3 (1.50%) Retail
4 3 (1.50%) Marketing
5 2 (1.00%) German Language
5 2 (1.00%) Military
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
6 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.50%) Banking
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.50%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26 (13.00%) Analyst
2 23 (11.50%) Developer
3 20 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
4 15 (7.50%) Coordinator
5 12 (6.00%) Consultant
6 11 (5.50%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.00%) SQL Developer
8 9 (4.50%) Project Coordinator
8 9 (4.50%) Programmer
8 9 (4.50%) Test Analyst
9 8 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 8 (4.00%) C# Programmer
10 7 (3.50%) Architect
11 6 (3.00%) Field Engineer
11 6 (3.00%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.00%) Server Engineer
12 5 (2.50%) Desktop Engineer
12 5 (2.50%) Exchange Engineer
13 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (9.50%) XML
2 16 (8.00%) WCF
3 10 (5.00%) SOAP
4 9 (4.50%) Web Services
4 9 (4.50%) WPF
5 8 (4.00%) XSD
5 8 (4.00%) RESTful
5 8 (4.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (3.50%) .NET
7 6 (3.00%) HTML
8 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.00%) Ajax
8 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.50%) Application Packaging
9 1 (0.50%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (0.50%) jQuery
9 1 (0.50%) COM
9 1 (0.50%) CSS
9 1 (0.50%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.50%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.00%) PKI
4 8 (4.00%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (3.50%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.50%) Clustering
7 4 (2.00%) IPTV
8 3 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.00%) User Experience
9 2 (1.00%) GIS
9 2 (1.00%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.00%) PMI
10 1 (0.50%) NHS
10 1 (0.50%) DTV
10 1 (0.50%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.50%) AS400
10 1 (0.50%) Handset
10 1 (0.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 62 (31.00%) Windows
2 36 (18.00%) Windows 7
3 26 (13.00%) UNIX
4 22 (11.00%) Linux
5 12 (6.00%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (3.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.00%) Solaris
9 4 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.50%) Windows 2000
10 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (12.50%) Project Management
2 22 (11.00%) Migration
3 18 (9.00%) PRINCE2
4 17 (8.50%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (8.00%) ITIL
6 10 (5.00%) Service Management
7 9 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.50%) Scrum
8 8 (4.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.00%) RAD
8 8 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.00%) Test Scripting
8 8 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.00%) System Testing
9 7 (3.50%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.00%) Data Entry
10 6 (3.00%) Incident Management
10 6 (3.00%) ETL
10 6 (3.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.50%) SQL
2 14 (7.00%) VBA
3 13 (6.50%) C#
4 11 (5.50%) Perl
5 10 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.00%) VB
7 5 (2.50%) C
7 5 (2.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 3 (1.50%) Java
8 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.00%) C++
9 2 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.00%) PHP
9 2 (1.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 59 (29.50%) Security Cleared
2 38 (19.00%) DV Cleared
3 32 (16.00%) Degree
4 15 (7.50%) SC Cleared
5 12 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.50%) CCNP
6 11 (5.50%) CCNA
7 9 (4.50%) HND
8 7 (3.50%) MCTS
9 6 (3.00%) MCITP
9 6 (3.00%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.00%) SCSA
9 6 (3.00%) Sun Certification
10 5 (2.50%) MCSE
10 5 (2.50%) HNC
10 5 (2.50%) PMP
11 4 (2.00%) NVQ Level 3
12 2 (1.00%) MCDST
12 2 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) SLA
2 3 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.50%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 42 (21.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.00%) XenApp
3 3 (1.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.00%) XenServer
4 2 (1.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (3.50%) SCCM
2 6 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.50%) MOM
3 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 148 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.50%) Oracle
3 15 (7.50%) SAP
4 14 (7.00%) HP
5 9 (4.50%) Business Objects
5 9 (4.50%) Citrix
6 8 (4.00%) Telerik
6 8 (4.00%) Huawei
7 7 (3.50%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.00%) TOWER Software
8 6 (3.00%) Sun
8 6 (3.00%) Veritas
8 6 (3.00%) Lotus
9 5 (2.50%) Novell
9 5 (2.50%) Cisco
9 5 (2.50%) VMware
10 4 (2.00%) Amdocs
10 4 (2.00%) Remedy
11 3 (1.50%) IBM
11 3 (1.50%) Avaya
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