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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 7 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 88 57 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 12.57% 6.03% 8.99%
As % of the Applications category 64.71% 54.29% 66.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 29 40
Median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £190 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £460 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 2
Median hourly rate £30.91 £17.50 £19.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% -11.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +13.79%

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
136 105 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.43% 11.11% 13.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 45 58
Median daily rate £350 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 26 4
Median hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +5.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £14.90
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.73%

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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017, 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.

1 136 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 65 (42.48%) Telecoms
3 61 (39.87%) Project Management
4 49 (32.03%) MS Project
5 45 (29.41%) ITIL
5 45 (29.41%) PRINCE2
6 44 (28.76%) Management Information System
7 43 (28.10%) Remedy
8 42 (27.45%) ITIL V3
9 38 (24.84%) MS Office
10 36 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
11 35 (22.88%) Finance
11 35 (22.88%) Degree
11 35 (22.88%) LTE
12 34 (22.22%) VoLTE
12 34 (22.22%) Ericsson
13 28 (18.30%) MS PowerPoint
14 20 (13.07%) Windows
15 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
15 18 (11.76%) Office 365
16 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
18 15 (9.80%) SQL
19 14 (9.15%) .NET
19 14 (9.15%) SAP
19 14 (9.15%) Marketing
20 13 (8.50%) Oracle
20 13 (8.50%) C#
20 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
21 12 (7.84%) Computer Science

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 18 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.58%) Skype for Business
3 5 (3.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.31%) CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Documentum
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (32.03%) MS Project
2 38 (24.84%) MS Office
3 28 (18.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.61%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
6 2 (1.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.31%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.65%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (5.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.65%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.65%) HFM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.76%) Office 365
2 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.61%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.31%) IaaS
4 2 (1.31%) Yammer
5 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 35 (22.88%) LTE
3 34 (22.22%) VoLTE
4 10 (6.54%) Skype
5 4 (2.61%) DNS
5 4 (2.61%) HTTP
5 4 (2.61%) MGW
5 4 (2.61%) SMTP
5 4 (2.61%) Unified Communications
5 4 (2.61%) VoIP
5 4 (2.61%) VPN
6 3 (1.96%) Internet
7 2 (1.31%) ATM
7 2 (1.31%) Broadband
7 2 (1.31%) DSLAM
7 2 (1.31%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.31%) Firewall
7 2 (1.31%) LAN
7 2 (1.31%) PPP
7 2 (1.31%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.61%) Power BI
3 4 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.96%) MS Access
4 3 (1.96%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.65%) Big Data
6 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.65%) Essbase
6 1 (0.65%) MySQL
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.65%) git-flow
2 1 (0.65%) JIRA
2 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 65 (42.48%) Telecoms
2 35 (22.88%) Finance
3 14 (9.15%) Marketing
4 11 (7.19%) Retail
5 9 (5.88%) French Language
6 8 (5.23%) Italian Language
6 8 (5.23%) Spanish Language
7 7 (4.58%) German Language
8 3 (1.96%) Legal
9 2 (1.31%) Banking
9 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.65%) Billing
10 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (29.41%) Project Manager
2 34 (22.22%) Voice Project Manager
3 21 (13.73%) Analyst
4 17 (11.11%) Developer
5 11 (7.19%) Consultant
5 11 (7.19%) Network Manager
6 10 (6.54%) Core Network Project Manager
6 10 (6.54%) Network Project Manager
7 9 (5.88%) .NET Developer
7 9 (5.88%) Data Analyst
8 8 (5.23%) Administrator
8 8 (5.23%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.58%) Architect
9 7 (4.58%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Office 365 Architect
10 6 (3.92%) Telecoms Manager
10 6 (3.92%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.15%) .NET
2 8 (5.23%) ASP.NET
2 8 (5.23%) CSS
3 5 (3.27%) CSS3
4 4 (2.61%) MAPI
4 4 (2.61%) Web Services
5 3 (1.96%) HTML
5 3 (1.96%) Node.js
5 3 (1.96%) WinForms
6 2 (1.31%) XMPP
7 1 (0.65%) Angular 2
7 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.65%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.65%) Kendo UI
7 1 (0.65%) Middleware
7 1 (0.65%) SignalR
7 1 (0.65%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (0.65%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.65%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 44 (28.76%) Management Information System
2 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.96%) Replication
6 3 (1.96%) Social Media
7 2 (1.31%) Animation
7 2 (1.31%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.31%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.31%) Smart Meter
7 2 (1.31%) User Experience
7 2 (1.31%) Video Editing
8 1 (0.65%) Clustering
8 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.65%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.65%) IVR
8 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (13.07%) Windows
2 4 (2.61%) Linux
2 4 (2.61%) Windows 10
2 4 (2.61%) Windows 7
2 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.96%) Android
3 3 (1.96%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.96%) Unix
4 2 (1.31%) Solaris
4 2 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.87%) Project Management
2 45 (29.41%) ITIL
2 45 (29.41%) PRINCE2
3 42 (27.45%) ITIL V3
4 10 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (6.54%) Presales
5 9 (5.88%) CRM
5 9 (5.88%) ERP
6 8 (5.23%) Analytics
7 7 (4.58%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (4.58%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (4.58%) Data Entry
7 7 (4.58%) Workflow
8 6 (3.92%) Identity Management
8 6 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.27%) Data Analysis
9 5 (3.27%) Migration
9 5 (3.27%) Scrum
9 5 (3.27%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (9.80%) SQL
2 13 (8.50%) C#
3 9 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.58%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.27%) PowerShell
6 4 (2.61%) C
6 4 (2.61%) C++
6 4 (2.61%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.61%) VBScript
7 3 (1.96%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.96%) VBA
8 1 (0.65%) Java
8 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (22.88%) Degree
2 13 (8.50%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.58%) HND
4 7 (4.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.92%) MCITP
6 5 (3.27%) CCNP
6 5 (3.27%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (3.27%) MCSE
6 5 (3.27%) PMP
7 4 (2.61%) CCNA
7 4 (2.61%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.96%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (1.96%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.96%) MCDST
9 2 (1.31%) ACCA
9 2 (1.31%) CCVP
9 2 (1.31%) CIMA
9 2 (1.31%) SCSA
9 2 (1.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.23%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) SLA
3 2 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.65%) GAAP
System Software
1 10 (6.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.96%) WMI
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco CME
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.31%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
3 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 136 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 43 (28.10%) Remedy
3 34 (22.22%) Ericsson
4 14 (9.15%) SAP
5 13 (8.50%) Oracle
6 3 (1.96%) Cisco
6 3 (1.96%) HP
6 3 (1.96%) Huawei
7 2 (1.31%) Adobe
7 2 (1.31%) Amdocs
7 2 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.31%) Samsung
7 2 (1.31%) Sun
7 2 (1.31%) Veritas
8 1 (0.65%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.65%) Informatica
8 1 (0.65%) Mitel
8 1 (0.65%) Planview
8 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.65%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: £100 - £120 per day
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