The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Reading region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 80 72 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.08% 7.39% 9.05%
As % of the Applications category 53.69% 45.28% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 43
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £140 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £8.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.75% -30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.40 £8.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £17.74 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -9.71%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
149 159 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.91% 16.32% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 47 69
Average daily rate £400 £293 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £140 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.73% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 15
Average hourly rate £17.07 £11.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.63% -22.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £8.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.50 £31.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.22
% change year-on-year
- -1.44%
MS Excel
Berkshire

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 22 July 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 22 July 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.

1 155 (74.88%) Microsoft
2 79 (38.16%) MS Office
3 66 (31.88%) Windows
4 44 (21.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 44 (21.26%) Security Cleared
5 39 (18.84%) SQL
5 39 (18.84%) SQL Server
5 39 (18.84%) Finance
6 38 (18.36%) Active Directory
7 34 (16.43%) Degree
8 32 (15.46%) Telecoms
9 31 (14.98%) .NET
10 28 (13.53%) C#
11 27 (13.04%) SC Cleared
12 25 (12.08%) SharePoint
12 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (10.63%) Project Management
14 20 (9.66%) T-SQL
15 19 (9.18%) ASP.NET
15 19 (9.18%) SLA
16 18 (8.70%) ITIL
16 18 (8.70%) Workflow
17 17 (8.21%) Service Delivery
17 17 (8.21%) Visual Studio
17 17 (8.21%) Marketing
17 17 (8.21%) Windows 7
18 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (7.73%) PowerShell
19 15 (7.25%) DV Cleared
19 15 (7.25%) Web Development

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 25 (12.08%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.76%) IIS
3 12 (5.80%) MS Exchange
3 12 (5.80%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.90%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.42%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.93%) CMS
7 3 (1.45%) Lync
7 3 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.48%) eRoom
9 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 79 (38.16%) MS Office
2 44 (21.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (7.25%) MS Project
4 12 (5.80%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.48%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) TCP/IP
1 14 (6.76%) DNS
2 12 (5.80%) Internet
3 10 (4.83%) LDAP
3 10 (4.83%) Firewall
4 8 (3.86%) 3G
4 8 (3.86%) LTE
5 7 (3.38%) Radio Access Network
5 7 (3.38%) LAN
5 7 (3.38%) WAN
6 6 (2.90%) DHCP
6 6 (2.90%) VPN
6 6 (2.90%) VoIP
7 5 (2.42%) SAN
8 4 (1.93%) ATM
9 3 (1.45%) Network Security
9 3 (1.45%) NAS
9 3 (1.45%) NetScaler
9 3 (1.45%) 2G
10 2 (0.97%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (5.31%) IDOL
3 11 (5.31%) MS Access
4 9 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.35%) OLAP
5 8 (3.86%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.38%) DTS
7 5 (2.42%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (1.93%) Data Mining
8 4 (1.93%) QlikView
8 4 (1.93%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.45%) Star Schema
10 2 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (8.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.45%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.48%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.48%) PVCS
5 1 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (18.84%) Finance
2 32 (15.46%) Telecoms
3 17 (8.21%) Marketing
4 9 (4.35%) Games
5 5 (2.42%) Publishing
6 4 (1.93%) Retail
6 4 (1.93%) Mandarin Language
7 3 (1.45%) Automotive
8 2 (0.97%) Military
8 2 (0.97%) Legal
8 2 (0.97%) Electronics
8 2 (0.97%) Back Office
9 1 (0.48%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.48%) Advertising
9 1 (0.48%) Law
9 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 36 (17.39%) Analyst
2 25 (12.08%) Developer
3 20 (9.66%) Administrator
4 12 (5.80%) Coordinator
5 11 (5.31%) SharePoint Developer
5 11 (5.31%) Service Manager
6 9 (4.35%) Project Coordinator
6 9 (4.35%) Project Administrator
7 8 (3.86%) Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.86%) Services Delivery Manager
7 8 (3.86%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.38%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (3.38%) Architect
9 6 (2.90%) Graduate
9 6 (2.90%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.42%) SCCM Engineer
10 5 (2.42%) Field Engineer
10 5 (2.42%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.42%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (1.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.98%) .NET
2 19 (9.18%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.25%) XML
4 13 (6.28%) Web Services
5 12 (5.80%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.35%) HTML
7 7 (3.38%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 5 (2.42%) DCOM
8 5 (2.42%) CSS
9 4 (1.93%) HTML5
9 4 (1.93%) MDX
9 4 (1.93%) WPF
10 3 (1.45%) REST
10 3 (1.45%) OAuth
10 3 (1.45%) Middleware
11 2 (0.97%) XSD
11 2 (0.97%) WCF
11 2 (0.97%) jQuery
12 1 (0.48%) Application Packaging
12 1 (0.48%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.83%) PKI
2 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.42%) Replication
4 4 (1.93%) EPoS
4 4 (1.93%) Clustering
4 4 (1.93%) GIS
5 3 (1.45%) CMDB
5 3 (1.45%) Data Extraction
6 2 (0.97%) NHS
6 2 (0.97%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.97%) Statistics
6 2 (0.97%) Blog
6 2 (0.97%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.48%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.48%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 66 (31.88%) Windows
2 25 (12.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (8.21%) Windows 7
4 16 (7.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.28%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.35%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.38%) UNIX
8 4 (1.93%) Linux
8 4 (1.93%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.97%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (10.63%) Project Management
2 18 (8.70%) ITIL
2 18 (8.70%) Workflow
3 17 (8.21%) Service Delivery
4 15 (7.25%) Web Development
5 14 (6.76%) Migration
6 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (5.80%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.31%) Change Management
8 11 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (4.83%) Performance Management
9 10 (4.83%) Performance Analysis
10 9 (4.35%) Telemarketing
10 9 (4.35%) Document Management
11 8 (3.86%) PRINCE2
11 8 (3.86%) ITSM
11 8 (3.86%) Cyber Security
11 8 (3.86%) Data Entry
12 7 (3.38%) Statistical Analysis
12 7 (3.38%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (18.84%) SQL
2 28 (13.53%) C#
3 20 (9.66%) T-SQL
4 16 (7.73%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.38%) C++
5 7 (3.38%) VBA
6 6 (2.90%) C
6 6 (2.90%) VBScript
7 5 (2.42%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.93%) VB
9 3 (1.45%) Java
10 2 (0.97%) VB6
11 1 (0.48%) X++
11 1 (0.48%) Lua
11 1 (0.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.48%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 44 (21.26%) Security Cleared
2 34 (16.43%) Degree
3 27 (13.04%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.25%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (3.86%) HND
6 8 (3.86%) MCSE
7 5 (2.42%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.42%) ISEB
8 4 (1.93%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.93%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.93%) HNC
8 4 (1.93%) MCP
9 3 (1.45%) MCTS
9 3 (1.45%) CCNA
10 2 (0.97%) CISSP
10 2 (0.97%) CCA
10 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.97%) PMP
10 2 (0.97%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) SLA
2 8 (3.86%) QA
3 1 (0.48%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (18.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.45%) NLBS
4 3 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.45%) XenApp
4 3 (1.45%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.97%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.97%) vCloud
5 2 (0.97%) XenServer
6 1 (0.48%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.48%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (6.76%) SCCM
2 7 (3.38%) SCOM
3 6 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (2.42%) WMI
5 4 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.48%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.48%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.48%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.48%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.48%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 155 (74.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.76%) SAP
3 11 (5.31%) Meridio
3 11 (5.31%) Oracle
4 10 (4.83%) Remedy
5 9 (4.35%) Citrix
6 8 (3.86%) VMware
7 7 (3.38%) Cisco
8 4 (1.93%) HP
8 4 (1.93%) Business Objects
8 4 (1.93%) Symantec
9 3 (1.45%) Borland
10 2 (0.97%) Dell
10 2 (0.97%) IBM
10 2 (0.97%) Apple
10 2 (0.97%) NetApp
10 2 (0.97%) Nokia
10 2 (0.97%) CA
10 2 (0.97%) AppSense
10 2 (0.97%) Altiris
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