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 1 March 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 9 18 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 80 73 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.44% 7.17% 10.16%
As % of the Applications category 59.26% 65.18% 67.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 36 45
Median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £253 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 2
Median hourly rate £30.91 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.25
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +15.78%

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
135 112 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.31% 11.00% 15.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 65
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £200 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 7
Median hourly rate £9.50 £11.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% -24.13%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +10.00%

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 1 March 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
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 1 March 2017.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 March 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.

1 135 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 76 (47.50%) Telecoms
3 68 (42.50%) Project Management
4 59 (36.88%) MS Project
5 54 (33.75%) PRINCE2
6 53 (33.13%) ITIL
7 52 (32.50%) Remedy
8 51 (31.88%) ITIL V3
9 46 (28.75%) Management Information System
10 36 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (22.50%) LTE
11 35 (21.88%) Finance
12 34 (21.25%) Ericsson
12 34 (21.25%) MS Office
12 34 (21.25%) VoLTE
13 29 (18.13%) Degree
13 29 (18.13%) MS PowerPoint
14 19 (11.88%) Windows
15 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
15 16 (10.00%) SQL
16 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
17 14 (8.75%) SAP
17 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
18 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
19 12 (7.50%) Office 365
19 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
19 12 (7.50%) Oracle
19 12 (7.50%) QA
19 12 (7.50%) Retail

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 16 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 59 (36.88%) MS Project
2 34 (21.25%) MS Office
3 29 (18.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.88%) InfoPath
4 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.25%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.63%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Changepoint
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) HFM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.50%) Office 365
2 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.25%) IaaS
5 2 (1.25%) Yammer
6 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (22.50%) LTE
1 36 (22.50%) Wi-Fi
2 34 (21.25%) VoLTE
3 7 (4.38%) Skype
4 6 (3.75%) DNS
4 6 (3.75%) HTTP
4 6 (3.75%) SMTP
5 5 (3.13%) MGW
6 4 (2.50%) Unified Communications
6 4 (2.50%) VoIP
6 4 (2.50%) VPN
7 2 (1.25%) 3G
7 2 (1.25%) 4G
7 2 (1.25%) ATM
7 2 (1.25%) DSLAM
7 2 (1.25%) Ethernet
7 2 (1.25%) Firewall
7 2 (1.25%) PPP
7 2 (1.25%) SSH
7 2 (1.25%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.50%) Power BI
3 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.88%) MS Access
4 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.63%) Essbase
5 1 (0.63%) MySQL
5 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.25%) JMeter
1 2 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.25%) Selenium
2 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.63%) git-flow
2 1 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 76 (47.50%) Telecoms
2 35 (21.88%) Finance
3 12 (7.50%) Retail
4 8 (5.00%) Marketing
5 5 (3.13%) French Language
5 5 (3.13%) Italian Language
5 5 (3.13%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.88%) Legal
6 3 (1.88%) Mandarin Language
7 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.63%) Banking
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) German Language
8 1 (0.63%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (35.63%) Project Manager
2 34 (21.25%) Voice Project Manager
3 18 (11.25%) Analyst
4 14 (8.75%) Consultant
5 13 (8.13%) Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Network Manager
7 10 (6.25%) Administrator
7 10 (6.25%) Core Network Project Manager
7 10 (6.25%) Network Project Manager
8 9 (5.63%) Data Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Senior Manager
9 7 (4.38%) Windows Engineer
10 6 (3.75%) .NET Developer
10 6 (3.75%) Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Telecoms Manager
10 6 (3.75%) Telecoms Project Manager
11 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Office 365 Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Project Administrator
11 5 (3.13%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.63%) .NET
2 5 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 5 (3.13%) CSS
2 5 (3.13%) CSS3
3 3 (1.88%) WinForms
4 2 (1.25%) Web Services
4 2 (1.25%) XMPP
5 1 (0.63%) Angular 2
5 1 (0.63%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.63%) Kendo UI
5 1 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) SignalR
5 1 (0.63%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (0.63%) Velocity
5 1 (0.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (28.75%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.38%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.75%) Public Cloud
5 5 (3.13%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.50%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.88%) Replication
8 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Clustering
9 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.63%) IVR
9 1 (0.63%) PMI
9 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.88%) Windows
2 6 (3.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.13%) Linux
4 4 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.88%) Android
5 3 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.88%) Unix
5 3 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.25%) Solaris
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.25%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (42.50%) Project Management
2 54 (33.75%) PRINCE2
3 53 (33.13%) ITIL
4 51 (31.88%) ITIL V3
5 13 (8.13%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (6.25%) Presales
7 9 (5.63%) ERP
8 8 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (5.00%) Analytics
8 8 (5.00%) Workflow
9 7 (4.38%) CRM
9 7 (4.38%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.38%) Data Entry
9 7 (4.38%) Scrum
10 6 (3.75%) Data Analytics
10 6 (3.75%) Load Balancing
10 6 (3.75%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.75%) Patch Management
10 6 (3.75%) Problem Management
10 6 (3.75%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.00%) SQL
2 9 (5.63%) C#
3 7 (4.38%) C
4 6 (3.75%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.13%) PL/SQL
5 5 (3.13%) VBA
6 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.25%) Java
7 2 (1.25%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (0.63%) Perl
8 1 (0.63%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 29 (18.13%) Degree
2 15 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 8 (5.00%) HND
3 8 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (3.75%) CCNP
5 6 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.75%) PMP
6 5 (3.13%) CCNA
6 5 (3.13%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.50%) MCITP
8 3 (1.88%) CCNP Voice
8 3 (1.88%) CIPD
8 3 (1.88%) MCSE
9 2 (1.25%) ACCA
9 2 (1.25%) CCVP
9 2 (1.25%) CIMA
9 2 (1.25%) MCP
9 2 (1.25%) MCSA
9 2 (1.25%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.50%) QA
2 9 (5.63%) PMO
3 2 (1.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.63%) GAAP
System Software
1 12 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) WMI
2 2 (1.25%) Ansible
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco CME
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 135 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 52 (32.50%) Remedy
3 34 (21.25%) Ericsson
4 14 (8.75%) SAP
5 12 (7.50%) Oracle
6 4 (2.50%) Tableau
7 3 (1.88%) Cisco
7 3 (1.88%) Huawei
7 3 (1.88%) Samsung
8 2 (1.25%) HP
8 2 (1.25%) Sun
8 2 (1.25%) Veritas
9 1 (0.63%) Ariba
9 1 (0.63%) Avaya
9 1 (0.63%) Genesys
9 1 (0.63%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.63%) Informatica
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago