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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 7 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 68 153 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.51% 13.87% 7.74%
As % of the Applications category 62.39% 68.30% 52.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 92 26
Average daily rate
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£238 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £136 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 4
Average hourly rate £26.17 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+74.43% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.15 £11.14 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £18.10 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
109 224 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.04% 20.31% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 115 37
Average daily rate £225 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £125 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 18
Average hourly rate £24.50 £15.00 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% -13.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £18.55 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 December 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 121 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 64 (40.00%) MS Office
3 36 (22.50%) Windows
3 36 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 36 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (21.88%) Active Directory
5 30 (18.75%) Project Management
6 29 (18.13%) Degree
7 28 (17.50%) PRINCE2
7 28 (17.50%) MS Project
8 26 (16.25%) Security Cleared
9 25 (15.63%) ITIL
9 25 (15.63%) SQL
10 19 (11.88%) .NET
10 19 (11.88%) SharePoint
10 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (11.25%) SLA
12 16 (10.00%) Windows 7
13 15 (9.38%) Finance
13 15 (9.38%) C#
13 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
14 14 (8.75%) MS Visio
15 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
16 12 (7.50%) PowerShell
16 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
17 11 (6.88%) MVC
17 11 (6.88%) MS Exchange
18 10 (6.25%) Internet
18 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 19 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.88%) MS Exchange
3 7 (4.38%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (3.75%) IIS
4 6 (3.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.50%) Lync
7 3 (1.88%) CMS
8 2 (1.25%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.63%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.63%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.63%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 64 (40.00%) MS Office
2 36 (22.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 28 (17.50%) MS Project
4 14 (8.75%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.25%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.25%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (1.25%) Office 365
2 2 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 8 (5.00%) DNS
3 7 (4.38%) Firewall
4 6 (3.75%) ATM
4 6 (3.75%) WAN
4 6 (3.75%) SDH
5 5 (3.13%) 3G
5 5 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.13%) 2G
6 4 (2.50%) LAN
7 3 (1.88%) LTE
7 3 (1.88%) Radio Access Network
7 3 (1.88%) NetScaler
7 3 (1.88%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.25%) LDAP
8 2 (1.25%) POP3
8 2 (1.25%) IMAP
9 1 (0.63%) 4G
9 1 (0.63%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.88%) OLAP
4 2 (1.25%) IDOL
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.25%) DTS
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.25%) QlikView
5 1 (0.63%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.63%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) MSTest
2 4 (2.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.88%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.25%) Subversion
4 2 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.63%) JIRA
5 1 (0.63%) MSI
5 1 (0.63%) PVCS
5 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 36 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 15 (9.38%) Finance
3 9 (5.63%) Marketing
4 3 (1.88%) Billing
4 3 (1.88%) Automotive
5 2 (1.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.25%) Games
5 2 (1.25%) Publishing
5 2 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (0.63%) Banking
6 1 (0.63%) Back Office
6 1 (0.63%) Advertising
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (10.63%) Developer
1 17 (10.63%) Analyst
2 15 (9.38%) Coordinator
3 13 (8.13%) Project Manager
3 13 (8.13%) Project Coordinator
4 11 (6.88%) Administrator
5 8 (5.00%) Architect
5 8 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 8 (5.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 7 (4.38%) Field Engineer
7 6 (3.75%) Junior
7 6 (3.75%) C++ Developer
7 6 (3.75%) Project Administrator
7 6 (3.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
8 5 (3.13%) IT Support
8 5 (3.13%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (3.13%) Incident Manager
8 5 (3.13%) Support Technician
9 4 (2.50%) Support Engineer
9 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.88%) .NET
2 10 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 8 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
4 7 (4.38%) XML
5 6 (3.75%) CSS
6 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 5 (3.13%) HTML
7 4 (2.50%) DCOM
7 4 (2.50%) Application Packaging
8 3 (1.88%) jQuery
8 3 (1.88%) Web Services
9 2 (1.25%) MFC
9 2 (1.25%) ActiveX
9 2 (1.25%) FuelPHP
9 2 (1.25%) CSS3
9 2 (1.25%) HTML5
9 2 (1.25%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (3.75%) PKI
4 4 (2.50%) Clustering
4 4 (2.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.25%) Replication
5 2 (1.25%) Blog
6 1 (0.63%) Life Science
6 1 (0.63%) IPTV
6 1 (0.63%) Statistics
6 1 (0.63%) Open Source
6 1 (0.63%) New Media
6 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
6 1 (0.63%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 36 (22.50%) Windows
2 16 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 13 (8.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.00%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.25%) Linux
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (18.75%) Project Management
2 28 (17.50%) PRINCE2
3 25 (15.63%) ITIL
4 11 (6.88%) MVC
5 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 10 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (5.63%) Time Management
6 9 (5.63%) Migration
7 8 (5.00%) Service Management
8 7 (4.38%) Dependency Injection
8 7 (4.38%) CRM
8 7 (4.38%) Change Management
8 7 (4.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.75%) Workflow
9 6 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (3.75%) Change Control
9 6 (3.75%) Data Entry
9 6 (3.75%) Performance Management
10 5 (3.13%) Integration Testing
10 5 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.63%) SQL
2 15 (9.38%) C#
3 12 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.38%) C++
5 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.75%) VBScript
5 6 (3.75%) VC++
6 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.88%) VB
8 2 (1.25%) VBA
8 2 (1.25%) PHP
8 2 (1.25%) Java
9 1 (0.63%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.63%) Perl
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 26 (16.25%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.88%) SC Cleared
4 10 (6.25%) DV Cleared
5 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 5 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (2.50%) MCTS
8 4 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.50%) CCNA
8 4 (2.50%) PMP
8 4 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.88%) CCENT
9 3 (1.88%) HND
9 3 (1.88%) MCP
9 3 (1.88%) MCITP
10 2 (1.25%) MCSE
10 2 (1.25%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.25%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.25%) SLA
2 4 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (0.63%) COBIT
3 1 (0.63%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.63%) P3O
System Software
1 35 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.63%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
6 1 (0.63%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (6.25%) SCCM
2 7 (4.38%) SCOM
3 3 (1.88%) WMI
3 3 (1.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (1.88%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (1.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.63%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.63%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 121 (75.63%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.38%) Citrix
3 6 (3.75%) VMware
3 6 (3.75%) Amdocs
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle
3 6 (3.75%) CA
4 5 (3.13%) SAP
5 4 (2.50%) Remedy
6 3 (1.88%) Borland
6 3 (1.88%) Symantec
6 3 (1.88%) HP
7 2 (1.25%) AppSense
7 2 (1.25%) Meridio
7 2 (1.25%) Lotus
8 1 (0.63%) Unica
8 1 (0.63%) Actix
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.63%) Mapinfo
8 1 (0.63%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.63%) Informatica
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