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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 76 64 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.59% 6.89% 9.65%
As % of the Applications category 52.05% 44.76% 49.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 45
Average daily rate
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£390 £350 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £131 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £17.50 £8.55 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.67% -25.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £8.00 £8.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.45 £34.25 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
146 143 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 16.50% 15.39% 19.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 38 77
Average daily rate £400 £293 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.75% -19.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £139 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 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 £13.80 £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 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 30 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 30 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.

1 146 (73.74%) Microsoft
2 75 (37.88%) MS Office
3 66 (33.33%) Windows
4 44 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 41 (20.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
7 38 (19.19%) SQL
7 38 (19.19%) Active Directory
7 38 (19.19%) Finance
8 33 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 33 (16.67%) Degree
9 31 (15.66%) .NET
10 27 (13.64%) C#
10 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
11 26 (13.13%) SharePoint
12 25 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (10.61%) Project Management
13 21 (10.61%) T-SQL
14 19 (9.60%) ASP.NET
14 19 (9.60%) SLA
15 18 (9.09%) Workflow
16 17 (8.59%) Visual Studio
16 17 (8.59%) PowerShell
16 17 (8.59%) Windows 7
17 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (8.08%) ITIL
17 16 (8.08%) Service Delivery
18 15 (7.58%) IIS
18 15 (7.58%) MS Project
18 15 (7.58%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (13.13%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.58%) IIS
3 12 (6.06%) SharePoint Server
3 12 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.02%) ArcGIS
5 3 (1.52%) CMS
5 3 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.52%) Lync
5 3 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.51%) eRoom
7 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.51%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 75 (37.88%) MS Office
2 41 (20.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 15 (7.58%) MS Project
4 11 (5.56%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.02%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.51%) RoboHelp
7 1 (0.51%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.52%) Office 365
3 1 (0.51%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.58%) TCP/IP
1 15 (7.58%) DNS
2 13 (6.57%) Internet
3 10 (5.05%) LDAP
3 10 (5.05%) Firewall
4 9 (4.55%) 3G
5 8 (4.04%) Radio Access Network
5 8 (4.04%) LTE
6 7 (3.54%) LAN
6 7 (3.54%) WAN
7 6 (3.03%) VoIP
7 6 (3.03%) DHCP
7 6 (3.03%) VPN
8 5 (2.53%) SAN
9 4 (2.02%) ATM
9 4 (2.02%) 2G
10 3 (1.52%) NetScaler
10 3 (1.52%) NAS
10 3 (1.52%) Network Security
11 2 (1.01%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (19.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.07%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (5.56%) IDOL
4 9 (4.55%) MS Access
4 9 (4.55%) OLAP
4 9 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.54%) DTS
6 7 (3.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.02%) QlikView
8 4 (2.02%) BusinessObjects XI
8 4 (2.02%) Data Mining
8 4 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.52%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (1.01%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 17 (8.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.52%) StarTeam
4 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.51%) PVCS
5 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
General
1 38 (19.19%) Finance
2 33 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.07%) Marketing
4 6 (3.03%) Games
5 4 (2.02%) Mandarin Language
5 4 (2.02%) Publishing
6 3 (1.52%) Automotive
7 2 (1.01%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Back Office
7 2 (1.01%) Legal
8 1 (0.51%) Advertising
8 1 (0.51%) Law
8 1 (0.51%) Billing
8 1 (0.51%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 29 (14.65%) Analyst
2 25 (12.63%) Developer
3 20 (10.10%) Administrator
4 13 (6.57%) Coordinator
5 11 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (5.05%) Service Manager
6 10 (5.05%) Project Administrator
6 10 (5.05%) Project Coordinator
7 8 (4.04%) Support Engineer
8 7 (3.54%) Services Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.54%) Delivery Manager
8 7 (3.54%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 6 (3.03%) SCCM Engineer
9 6 (3.03%) Graduate
9 6 (3.03%) Architect
9 6 (3.03%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.03%) Field Engineer
10 5 (2.53%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (2.02%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 4 (2.02%) Report Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.66%) .NET
2 19 (9.60%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.58%) XML
4 13 (6.57%) Web Services
5 12 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 8 (4.04%) HTML
7 7 (3.54%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 6 (3.03%) DCOM
9 4 (2.02%) WPF
9 4 (2.02%) MDX
9 4 (2.02%) CSS
10 3 (1.52%) Middleware
10 3 (1.52%) OAuth
10 3 (1.52%) HTML5
10 3 (1.52%) REST
11 2 (1.01%) WCF
11 2 (1.01%) jQuery
11 2 (1.01%) XSD
12 1 (0.51%) Flash
12 1 (0.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.56%) PKI
2 6 (3.03%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.03%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.02%) Clustering
3 4 (2.02%) Replication
4 3 (1.52%) GIS
4 3 (1.52%) EPoS
4 3 (1.52%) Data Extraction
4 3 (1.52%) CMDB
5 2 (1.01%) Blog
5 2 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.01%) Statistics
5 2 (1.01%) NHS
5 2 (1.01%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.51%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 66 (33.33%) Windows
2 25 (12.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (8.59%) Windows 7
4 16 (8.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (6.57%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.55%) Windows XP
7 7 (3.54%) UNIX
8 4 (2.02%) Linux
8 4 (2.02%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.01%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (10.61%) Project Management
2 18 (9.09%) Workflow
3 16 (8.08%) ITIL
3 16 (8.08%) Service Delivery
4 15 (7.58%) Web Development
5 14 (7.07%) Migration
6 13 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (6.06%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.56%) Change Management
9 9 (4.55%) Document Management
9 9 (4.55%) Performance Management
9 9 (4.55%) Data Entry
9 9 (4.55%) Performance Analysis
10 8 (4.04%) Cyber Security
10 8 (4.04%) Telemarketing
10 8 (4.04%) PRINCE2
10 8 (4.04%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (3.54%) Validation
11 7 (3.54%) Incident Management
11 7 (3.54%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.19%) SQL
2 27 (13.64%) C#
3 21 (10.61%) T-SQL
4 17 (8.59%) PowerShell
5 7 (3.54%) VBScript
5 7 (3.54%) VBA
6 6 (3.03%) C++
7 5 (2.53%) C
8 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
8 4 (2.02%) VB
9 3 (1.52%) Java
10 2 (1.01%) VB6
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.51%) X++
11 1 (0.51%) Lua
Qualifications
1 44 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 33 (16.67%) Degree
3 27 (13.64%) SC Cleared
4 15 (7.58%) DV Cleared
5 11 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (4.04%) HND
6 8 (4.04%) MCSE
7 4 (2.02%) ISTQB
7 4 (2.02%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.02%) ISEB
7 4 (2.02%) MCP
8 3 (1.52%) CCNA
8 3 (1.52%) MCTS
9 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 2 (1.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.01%) PMP
9 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
9 2 (1.01%) CISSP
9 2 (1.01%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.53%) QA
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
System Software
1 38 (19.19%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.52%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.52%) XenApp
4 3 (1.52%) vSphere
4 3 (1.52%) NLBS
5 2 (1.01%) vCloud
5 2 (1.01%) XenServer
5 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.51%) MetaFrame
6 1 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.51%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (7.58%) SCCM
2 8 (4.04%) SCOM
3 6 (3.03%) WMI
3 6 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.02%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.51%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 146 (73.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.07%) SAP
3 11 (5.56%) Oracle
3 11 (5.56%) Meridio
4 9 (4.55%) Citrix
5 8 (4.04%) Remedy
6 7 (3.54%) VMware
6 7 (3.54%) Cisco
7 4 (2.02%) Symantec
7 4 (2.02%) HP
7 4 (2.02%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.52%) Borland
9 2 (1.01%) Fujitsu
9 2 (1.01%) Altiris
9 2 (1.01%) Apple
9 2 (1.01%) NetApp
9 2 (1.01%) Nokia
9 2 (1.01%) CA
9 2 (1.01%) IBM
9 2 (1.01%) Dell
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