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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 12 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 82 76 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.77% 8.60% 6.87%
As % of the Applications category 60.29% 52.05% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 6
Average hourly rate £27.51 £17.50 £8.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.20% +104.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.08 £14.55 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.45 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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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
136 146 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.55% 16.52% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 55 38
Average daily rate £350 £400 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £275 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 25
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £11.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% +47.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.80 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 142 (71.72%) Microsoft
2 75 (37.88%) MS Office
3 60 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 56 (28.28%) Windows
4 56 (28.28%) Telecoms
5 54 (27.27%) SQL
6 42 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 39 (19.70%) DV Cleared
8 38 (19.19%) Windows 7
9 36 (18.18%) SQL Server
9 36 (18.18%) Active Directory
10 34 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
11 33 (16.67%) Project Management
12 29 (14.65%) Degree
13 26 (13.13%) Migration
14 23 (11.62%) Oracle
15 22 (11.11%) UNIX
16 19 (9.60%) Linux
16 19 (9.60%) Radio Access Network
17 18 (9.09%) 4G
17 18 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (9.09%) Finance
17 18 (9.09%) Management Information System
17 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
18 17 (8.59%) SharePoint
18 17 (8.59%) 3G
18 17 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (8.59%) LTE
19 16 (8.08%) WCF
19 16 (8.08%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 17 (8.59%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.05%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.54%) Lync
4 7 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.53%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (2.53%) IIS
7 4 (2.02%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.52%) Smallworld
8 3 (1.52%) MS Project Server
9 2 (1.01%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.51%) CMS
10 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.51%) SAS
10 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 75 (37.88%) MS Office
2 42 (21.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 13 (6.57%) MS Project
4 5 (2.53%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.02%) Maya
6 2 (1.01%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.51%) SPSS
7 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.52%) Changepoint
2 3 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.51%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 1 (0.51%) Lawson
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.51%) HFM
4 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) Office 365
2 2 (1.01%) Mimecast
3 1 (0.51%) Yammer
3 1 (0.51%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.60%) Radio Access Network
2 18 (9.09%) 4G
3 17 (8.59%) 3G
3 17 (8.59%) LTE
4 12 (6.06%) TCP/IP
5 11 (5.56%) Firewall
5 11 (5.56%) 2G
6 7 (3.54%) VPN
6 7 (3.54%) IPsec
7 6 (3.03%) DNS
7 6 (3.03%) Ethernet
7 6 (3.03%) PPP
7 6 (3.03%) ATM
7 6 (3.03%) Broadband
7 6 (3.03%) 3GPP
7 6 (3.03%) VoIP
7 6 (3.03%) xDSL
7 6 (3.03%) DSLAM
8 4 (2.02%) DHCP
8 4 (2.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.57%) MS Access
3 12 (6.06%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
6 7 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
8 4 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.52%) Star Schema
9 3 (1.52%) MySQL
9 3 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.51%) Hyperion Smart View
11 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 18 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (4.55%) SoapUI
3 8 (4.04%) Jenkins
4 6 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.53%) Fiddler
6 3 (1.52%) JIRA
7 1 (0.51%) Selenium
7 1 (0.51%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.51%) MSI
7 1 (0.51%) TestComplete
General
1 56 (28.28%) Telecoms
2 18 (9.09%) Finance
3 10 (5.05%) Electronics
4 6 (3.03%) French Language
4 6 (3.03%) German Language
5 4 (2.02%) Marketing
6 3 (1.52%) Spanish Language
6 3 (1.52%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.52%) Legal
7 2 (1.01%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 2 (1.01%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.51%) Banking
8 1 (0.51%) Back Office
8 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.15%) Analyst
2 23 (11.62%) Developer
3 19 (9.60%) Rollout Engineer
4 14 (7.07%) Project Manager
5 12 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.56%) Coordinator
6 11 (5.56%) Consultant
7 9 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 9 (4.55%) Programmer
7 9 (4.55%) C# Developer
7 9 (4.55%) SQL Developer
8 8 (4.04%) C# Programmer
8 8 (4.04%) Project Coordinator
9 7 (3.54%) Architect
10 6 (3.03%) Business Analyst
10 6 (3.03%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.03%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (2.02%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.02%) Design Engineer
11 4 (2.02%) Access Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.08%) XML
1 16 (8.08%) WCF
2 9 (4.55%) SOAP
3 8 (4.04%) Web Services
3 8 (4.04%) WPF
3 8 (4.04%) XSD
3 8 (4.04%) RESTful
3 8 (4.04%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (3.03%) .NET
5 5 (2.53%) HTML
6 3 (1.52%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.01%) Application Packaging
7 2 (1.01%) Software Packaging
7 2 (1.01%) Ajax
7 2 (1.01%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.51%) COM
8 1 (0.51%) CSS
8 1 (0.51%) SAML
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.51%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.17%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.57%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.04%) PKI
4 8 (4.04%) Mobile Computing
5 7 (3.54%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.02%) PMI
8 3 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.52%) IPTV
8 3 (1.52%) GIS
9 2 (1.01%) Clustering
9 2 (1.01%) Xbox
9 2 (1.01%) User Experience
9 2 (1.01%) Social Media
9 2 (1.01%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.51%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.51%) Statistics
10 1 (0.51%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.51%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 56 (28.28%) Windows
2 38 (19.19%) Windows 7
3 22 (11.11%) UNIX
4 19 (9.60%) Linux
5 14 (7.07%) Windows XP
6 9 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (4.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.04%) Windows 8
8 7 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (3.03%) Windows 2000 Server
9 6 (3.03%) Solaris
10 5 (2.53%) Windows 2000
11 3 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.51%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.67%) Project Management
2 26 (13.13%) Migration
3 18 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 17 (8.59%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.06%) ITIL
6 10 (5.05%) Data Migration
7 9 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 9 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 9 (4.55%) Scrum
8 8 (4.04%) ERP
8 8 (4.04%) RAD
8 8 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (4.04%) System Testing
8 8 (4.04%) Unit Testing
8 8 (4.04%) Validation
9 7 (3.54%) CRM
9 7 (3.54%) Service Management
10 6 (3.03%) ETL
10 6 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (3.03%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.27%) SQL
2 16 (8.08%) VBA
3 13 (6.57%) C#
4 11 (5.56%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.05%) Perl
6 6 (3.03%) VB
7 5 (2.53%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 4 (2.02%) C
9 3 (1.52%) Java
10 2 (1.01%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.01%) C++
10 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.01%) PHP
10 2 (1.01%) Python
11 1 (0.51%) X++
Qualifications
1 60 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 39 (19.70%) DV Cleared
3 29 (14.65%) Degree
4 14 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 13 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (5.05%) CCNP
7 10 (5.05%) CCNA
7 10 (5.05%) PMI Certification
8 8 (4.04%) PMP
9 7 (3.54%) MCTS
10 6 (3.03%) SCSA
10 6 (3.03%) Sun Certification
10 6 (3.03%) HND
11 5 (2.53%) MCSE
12 4 (2.02%) HNC
12 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 4 (2.02%) MCITP
12 4 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.53%) SLA
1 5 (2.53%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.51%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 36 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.02%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.02%) XenApp
3 2 (1.01%) XenServer
3 2 (1.01%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (4.55%) SCCM
2 6 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.51%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.51%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (71.72%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.62%) Oracle
3 14 (7.07%) HP
4 13 (6.57%) SAP
5 9 (4.55%) Citrix
5 9 (4.55%) Huawei
6 8 (4.04%) Remedy
6 8 (4.04%) Telerik
7 7 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.54%) Ericsson
7 7 (3.54%) Amdocs
8 6 (3.03%) Veritas
8 6 (3.03%) Cisco
8 6 (3.03%) Sun
9 5 (2.53%) VMware
10 4 (2.02%) TOWER Software
10 4 (2.02%) Lotus
10 4 (2.02%) Nokia
11 3 (1.52%) Avaya
11 3 (1.52%) IBM
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