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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 9 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 65 80 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.25% 7.74% 10.67%
As % of the Applications category 51.18% 62.50% 62.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 29 31
Median daily rate £344 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £187 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £433 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 18
Median hourly rate £21.06 £30.90 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.86% +28.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.43 £12.10 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.80 £30.90 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.94
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.01%
MS Excel
Berkshire

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
127 128 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.07% 12.38% 17.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 53 61
Median daily rate £265 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £482 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 26
Median hourly rate £9.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.91% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.44
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.10%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 2016.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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.

1 122 (78.21%) Microsoft
2 61 (39.10%) MS Office
3 40 (25.64%) Windows
4 32 (20.51%) Project Management
4 32 (20.51%) Telecoms
5 31 (19.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 31 (19.87%) Degree
6 29 (18.59%) C#
7 28 (17.95%) ITIL
8 27 (17.31%) Finance
9 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 25 (16.03%) SLA
11 23 (14.74%) Active Directory
11 23 (14.74%) .NET
11 23 (14.74%) Marketing
12 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
12 21 (13.46%) Office 365
13 20 (12.82%) Windows Server
14 18 (11.54%) SharePoint
15 17 (10.90%) PRINCE2
15 17 (10.90%) JavaScript
15 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
15 17 (10.90%) PowerShell
16 16 (10.26%) SQL
16 16 (10.26%) MS Project
16 16 (10.26%) Internet
16 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (9.62%) VBScript
17 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
18 14 (8.97%) C++

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 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.97%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.56%) CMS
3 4 (2.56%) IIS
4 3 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.28%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.64%) Documentum
6 1 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (39.10%) MS Office
2 31 (19.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 16 (10.26%) MS Project
4 13 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.28%) InfoPath
6 2 (1.28%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.64%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.56%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (1.92%) Eloqua
4 2 (1.28%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (1.28%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.64%) HFM
5 1 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.64%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.64%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.46%) Office 365
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.13%) SaaS
4 4 (2.56%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.56%) PaaS
5 3 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.28%) Yammer
7 1 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.26%) Internet
2 13 (8.33%) DNS
3 12 (7.69%) DHCP
3 12 (7.69%) VPN
4 11 (7.05%) IPsec
4 11 (7.05%) Network Security
5 9 (5.77%) Firewall
5 9 (5.77%) MPLS
5 9 (5.77%) VLAN
6 8 (5.13%) WAN
7 5 (3.21%) LTE
7 5 (3.21%) Skype
7 5 (3.21%) VoLTE
7 5 (3.21%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (2.56%) HTTP
9 3 (1.92%) LAN
9 3 (1.92%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.28%) ATM
10 2 (1.28%) SDH
10 2 (1.28%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.92%) Data Mining
4 3 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.92%) MS Access
5 2 (1.28%) Big Data
5 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.64%) DocumentDB
6 1 (0.64%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.64%) MySQL
6 1 (0.64%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.64%) Power BI
6 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 5 (3.21%) Selenium
2 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.92%) Appium
3 3 (1.92%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.92%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.64%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.64%) git-flow
5 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.64%) JIRA
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 32 (20.51%) Telecoms
2 27 (17.31%) Finance
3 23 (14.74%) Marketing
4 13 (8.33%) German Language
5 11 (7.05%) French Language
6 10 (6.41%) Italian Language
6 10 (6.41%) Spanish Language
7 7 (4.49%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.92%) Retail
9 1 (0.64%) Banking
9 1 (0.64%) Electronics
9 1 (0.64%) Games
9 1 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 22 (14.10%) Support Engineer
2 19 (12.18%) Analyst
3 16 (10.26%) Developer
4 13 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
5 10 (6.41%) Administrator
6 9 (5.77%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (5.77%) Project Administrator
7 8 (5.13%) Consultant
8 7 (4.49%) Coordinator
8 7 (4.49%) Data Analyst
8 7 (4.49%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) IT Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
9 6 (3.85%) C# Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.74%) .NET
2 14 (8.97%) Web Services
3 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 12 (7.69%) HTML
5 10 (6.41%) CSS
6 9 (5.77%) MAPI
6 9 (5.77%) Node.js
7 5 (3.21%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.56%) RESTful
8 4 (2.56%) XML
9 3 (1.92%) MSMQ
9 3 (1.92%) SOAP
10 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.28%) COM
10 2 (1.28%) CSS3
10 2 (1.28%) JSON
11 1 (0.64%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.64%) HTML5
11 1 (0.64%) IBM Integration Bus
11 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 14 (8.97%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Clustering
4 5 (3.21%) User Experience
5 4 (2.56%) Animation
5 4 (2.56%) Fintech
5 4 (2.56%) Video Editing
6 3 (1.92%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.92%) Social Media
7 2 (1.28%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.64%) FMCG
8 1 (0.64%) Life Science
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) PKI
8 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (25.64%) Windows
2 20 (12.82%) Windows Server
3 10 (6.41%) Linux
4 7 (4.49%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.56%) Windows 10
5 4 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.64%) Unix
7 1 (0.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.51%) Project Management
2 28 (17.95%) ITIL
3 17 (10.90%) PRINCE2
4 14 (8.97%) Analytics
5 13 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (8.33%) ITIL V3
6 12 (7.69%) CRM
6 12 (7.69%) Memory Management
7 10 (6.41%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
7 10 (6.41%) Workflow
8 9 (5.77%) Presales
8 9 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (5.13%) B2B
9 8 (5.13%) BDD
9 8 (5.13%) Data Entry
10 7 (4.49%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.49%) Scrum
11 6 (3.85%) SIEM
11 6 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.59%) C#
2 17 (10.90%) JavaScript
2 17 (10.90%) PowerShell
3 16 (10.26%) SQL
4 15 (9.62%) VBScript
5 14 (8.97%) C++
6 12 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.56%) VB
9 3 (1.92%) C
10 2 (1.28%) VBA
11 1 (0.64%) Java
11 1 (0.64%) R
11 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (19.87%) Degree
2 17 (10.90%) Security Cleared
3 16 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (7.69%) MCSE
5 10 (6.41%) SC Cleared
6 8 (5.13%) CCNA
6 8 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (4.49%) MCP
8 6 (3.85%) DV Cleared
9 5 (3.21%) MCITP
10 4 (2.56%) CCIE
10 4 (2.56%) CCNP
10 4 (2.56%) HND
10 4 (2.56%) MCSA
11 3 (1.92%) CCA
11 3 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.92%) MCDST
12 2 (1.28%) CEH
12 2 (1.28%) CISM
12 2 (1.28%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (16.03%) SLA
2 4 (2.56%) SDET
3 3 (1.92%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.64%) EFQM
4 1 (0.64%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 23 (14.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.92%) XenApp
3 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (3.85%) SCCM
1 6 (3.85%) WSUS
2 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.28%) WMI
4 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (78.21%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.69%) SAP
3 10 (6.41%) Remedy
4 9 (5.77%) Oracle
5 7 (4.49%) Amdocs
5 7 (4.49%) Cisco
6 6 (3.85%) HP
7 5 (3.21%) Adobe
7 5 (3.21%) Citrix
7 5 (3.21%) Ericsson
8 4 (2.56%) Google
8 4 (2.56%) Huawei
8 4 (2.56%) Tealium
9 3 (1.92%) Marketo
9 3 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.92%) VMware
10 2 (1.28%) Aprimo
10 2 (1.28%) IBM
10 2 (1.28%) Planview
11 1 (0.64%) EMC
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