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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 79 87 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.80% 9.41% 8.98%
As % of the Applications category 63.20% 58.00% 53.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 29
Median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £247 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £475 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 7
Median hourly rate £19.81 £24.12 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% +37.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £13.08 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £30.90 £18.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
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
125 150 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 15.51% 16.22% 16.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 62 55
Median daily rate £355 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £153 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £495 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.25 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 25 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 147 (78.19%) Microsoft
2 69 (36.70%) Windows
3 66 (35.11%) MS Office
4 50 (26.60%) ITIL
5 39 (20.74%) Project Management
5 39 (20.74%) Telecoms
6 38 (20.21%) Windows Server
7 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 37 (19.68%) Degree
8 33 (17.55%) Active Directory
8 33 (17.55%) DNS
8 33 (17.55%) C#
9 32 (17.02%) .NET
10 31 (16.49%) MS Project
11 28 (14.89%) PRINCE2
12 25 (13.30%) SLA
12 25 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
13 24 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
13 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
13 24 (12.77%) Finance
14 23 (12.23%) SQL
14 23 (12.23%) DHCP
14 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (12.23%) Mentoring
15 22 (11.70%) MCSE
16 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
16 21 (11.17%) VPN
16 21 (11.17%) ITIL V3
16 21 (11.17%) PowerShell
17 20 (10.64%) Management Information System

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 21 (11.17%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.45%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.32%) IIS
4 3 (1.60%) CMS
5 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.53%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.53%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 66 (35.11%) MS Office
2 31 (16.49%) MS Project
3 24 (12.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (7.45%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (1.06%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.53%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.13%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.06%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.06%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.53%) HFM
4 1 (0.53%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.11%) Office 365
3 8 (4.26%) SaaS
4 4 (2.13%) Google Analytics
4 4 (2.13%) PaaS
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.55%) DNS
2 23 (12.23%) DHCP
3 21 (11.17%) VPN
4 18 (9.57%) IPsec
5 13 (6.91%) Internet
6 12 (6.38%) Firewall
6 12 (6.38%) Network Security
7 11 (5.85%) HTTP
7 11 (5.85%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (5.32%) TCP/IP
9 9 (4.79%) IPv6
9 9 (4.79%) LTE
9 9 (4.79%) MPLS
9 9 (4.79%) VLAN
9 9 (4.79%) VoLTE
10 8 (4.26%) WAN
11 7 (3.72%) Skype
11 7 (3.72%) Software-Defined Networking
12 6 (3.19%) BGP
13 4 (2.13%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.72%) Big Data
3 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (2.66%) Datazen
5 5 (2.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (1.06%) MS Access
7 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.53%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.53%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) Power BI
8 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.19%) SpecFlow
3 5 (2.66%) Selenium
4 4 (2.13%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.13%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.60%) Appium
5 3 (1.60%) Cucumber
5 3 (1.60%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.60%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.53%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.53%) JIRA
6 1 (0.53%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.53%) NuGet
General
1 39 (20.74%) Telecoms
2 24 (12.77%) Finance
3 19 (10.11%) Marketing
4 13 (6.91%) German Language
5 10 (5.32%) French Language
6 8 (4.26%) Italian Language
6 8 (4.26%) Spanish Language
7 6 (3.19%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.13%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Billing
9 1 (0.53%) Electronics
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Law
9 1 (0.53%) Legal
9 1 (0.53%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.53%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.53%) Portuguese Language
9 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (19.15%) Support Engineer
2 18 (9.57%) Analyst
3 17 (9.04%) Consultant
3 17 (9.04%) Project Manager
4 12 (6.38%) Administrator
5 10 (5.32%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (5.32%) Developer
5 10 (5.32%) Field Engineer
5 10 (5.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (4.79%) Desktop Support
6 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Consultant
7 8 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Development Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Escalation Engineer
7 8 (4.26%) Project Administrator
8 7 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (3.72%) Coordinator
8 7 (3.72%) IT Engineer
8 7 (3.72%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (3.72%) Voice Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.02%) .NET
2 15 (7.98%) XML
3 13 (6.91%) CSS
4 12 (6.38%) Web Services
5 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
6 9 (4.79%) .NET Framework
6 9 (4.79%) HTML
7 8 (4.26%) ADO.NET
8 6 (3.19%) Node.js
9 5 (2.66%) ADO
9 5 (2.66%) Autofac
9 5 (2.66%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (2.66%) Entity Framework
9 5 (2.66%) Gherkin
9 5 (2.66%) MAPI
9 5 (2.66%) ODBC
9 5 (2.66%) OLE
9 5 (2.66%) OLE DB
9 5 (2.66%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (2.66%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.64%) Management Information System
3 14 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.26%) Clustering
4 8 (4.26%) Public Cloud
5 5 (2.66%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (2.13%) Fintech
7 3 (1.60%) PKI
7 3 (1.60%) User Experience
8 2 (1.06%) Animation
8 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.06%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.06%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.53%) BYOD
9 1 (0.53%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Life Science
9 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.53%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 69 (36.70%) Windows
2 38 (20.21%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.45%) Linux
4 8 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (3.19%) Ubuntu
6 4 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.60%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.53%) Solaris
8 1 (0.53%) Unix
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.60%) ITIL
2 39 (20.74%) Project Management
3 28 (14.89%) PRINCE2
4 23 (12.23%) Mentoring
5 21 (11.17%) ITIL V3
6 18 (9.57%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (7.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 14 (7.45%) Workflow
8 13 (6.91%) CRM
8 13 (6.91%) Service Management
9 12 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (6.38%) Analytics
10 11 (5.85%) Presales
11 10 (5.32%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (5.32%) Memory Management
11 10 (5.32%) Open Source
12 9 (4.79%) B2B
13 8 (4.26%) Data Entry
13 8 (4.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 33 (17.55%) C#
2 23 (12.23%) SQL
3 21 (11.17%) PowerShell
4 17 (9.04%) C++
4 17 (9.04%) VBScript
5 13 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 13 (6.91%) VB.NET
6 10 (5.32%) C
6 10 (5.32%) T-SQL
7 9 (4.79%) VB
8 4 (2.13%) Java
8 4 (2.13%) Python
9 3 (1.60%) R
10 2 (1.06%) PHP
10 2 (1.06%) Ruby
10 2 (1.06%) Scala
11 1 (0.53%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (19.68%) Degree
1 37 (19.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (11.70%) MCSE
3 18 (9.57%) MCITP
3 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
4 13 (6.91%) MCTS
5 9 (4.79%) CCNA
5 9 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (4.79%) MCSD
6 8 (4.26%) MCSA
6 8 (4.26%) SC Cleared
7 6 (3.19%) DV Cleared
7 6 (3.19%) MCP
7 6 (3.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.66%) MCDST
9 4 (2.13%) CCIE
9 4 (2.13%) CCNP
9 4 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.60%) CCA
10 3 (1.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.30%) SLA
2 6 (3.19%) QA
3 4 (2.13%) SDET
4 3 (1.60%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.53%) EFQM
5 1 (0.53%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 33 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.13%) XenApp
4 3 (1.60%) BitLocker
4 3 (1.60%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.60%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.53%) UAG
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (5.32%) WSUS
2 9 (4.79%) SCCM
3 7 (3.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.06%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.06%) SCOM
5 2 (1.06%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.06%) WMI
6 1 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 147 (78.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.51%) Remedy
3 15 (7.98%) Amdocs
3 15 (7.98%) Oracle
4 14 (7.45%) Ericsson
5 12 (6.38%) SAP
6 10 (5.32%) Cisco
6 10 (5.32%) Citrix
7 8 (4.26%) HP
8 6 (3.19%) Huawei
8 6 (3.19%) Red Hat
8 6 (3.19%) VMware
9 4 (2.13%) Google
9 4 (2.13%) Tealium
10 3 (1.60%) Adobe
10 3 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.06%) Aprimo
11 2 (1.06%) Marketo
11 2 (1.06%) Nokia
11 2 (1.06%) Samsung
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