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 28 November 2014 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 7 21
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 83 144 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.95% 13.33% 7.38%
As % of the Applications category 66.40% 72.36% 53.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 88 25
Average daily rate
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£258 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.41% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £147 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £433 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £13.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.18% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £10.80 £16.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £17.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.20
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
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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
125 199 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 13.48% 18.43% 13.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 101 45
Average daily rate £294 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 17
Average hourly rate £24.50 £13.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.46% -21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.83 £17.50 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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.

1 122 (74.85%) Microsoft
2 69 (42.33%) MS Office
3 39 (23.93%) Windows
4 36 (22.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 35 (21.47%) Active Directory
6 34 (20.86%) Telecoms
7 29 (17.79%) Project Management
8 28 (17.18%) Security Cleared
9 27 (16.56%) SQL
10 26 (15.95%) MS Project
11 25 (15.34%) Degree
12 24 (14.72%) PRINCE2
13 23 (14.11%) .NET
14 22 (13.50%) ITIL
14 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (12.27%) SharePoint
16 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
16 19 (11.66%) SLA
17 17 (10.43%) Finance
17 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
17 17 (10.43%) C#
18 15 (9.20%) MS Visio
18 15 (9.20%) Windows 7
19 14 (8.59%) Internet
20 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
20 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
21 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
21 12 (7.36%) SCCM
21 12 (7.36%) .NET Framework
21 12 (7.36%) MS Exchange

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 20 (12.27%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.36%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.91%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (4.91%) IIS
4 5 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (3.07%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (3.07%) Lync
5 4 (2.45%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.61%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 69 (42.33%) MS Office
2 36 (22.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (15.95%) MS Project
4 15 (9.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 6 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.61%) Changepoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (4.91%) PaaS
2 2 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.59%) Internet
2 10 (6.13%) Firewall
2 10 (6.13%) DNS
3 8 (4.91%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.91%) WAN
4 6 (3.68%) LAN
5 5 (3.07%) ATM
6 4 (2.45%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (2.45%) 3G
6 4 (2.45%) SDH
6 4 (2.45%) 2G
7 3 (1.84%) LDAP
7 3 (1.84%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.23%) LTE
8 2 (1.23%) Ethernet
8 2 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.61%) SSH
9 1 (0.61%) FTP
9 1 (0.61%) POP3
9 1 (0.61%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.66%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.68%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.07%) IDOL
4 3 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.84%) DTS
4 3 (1.84%) OLAP
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.23%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.23%) MySQL
5 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.61%) MS Access
6 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.61%) QlikView
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MSTest
2 5 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.23%) StarTeam
3 2 (1.23%) Subversion
4 1 (0.61%) PVCS
4 1 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.61%) JIRA
General
1 34 (20.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (10.43%) Finance
3 11 (6.75%) Marketing
4 3 (1.84%) Billing
4 3 (1.84%) Automotive
5 2 (1.23%) Legal
5 2 (1.23%) Advertising
5 2 (1.23%) Publishing
5 2 (1.23%) Games
5 2 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (0.61%) Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (11.04%) Developer
1 18 (11.04%) Analyst
2 15 (9.20%) Coordinator
3 13 (7.98%) Project Manager
4 12 (7.36%) Project Coordinator
5 11 (6.75%) Administrator
6 8 (4.91%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 8 (4.91%) Architect
6 8 (4.91%) Team Leader
7 7 (4.29%) Field Engineer
8 6 (3.68%) SCCM Engineer
8 6 (3.68%) IT Support
8 6 (3.68%) Junior
8 6 (3.68%) Support Technician
8 6 (3.68%) IT Support Technician
8 6 (3.68%) C++ Developer
8 6 (3.68%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (3.07%) Incident Manager
9 5 (3.07%) Project Administrator
9 5 (3.07%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.11%) .NET
2 12 (7.36%) .NET Framework
3 8 (4.91%) Unity DI Container
3 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (4.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 8 (4.91%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 8 (4.91%) XML
3 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.29%) DCOM
5 5 (3.07%) CSS
6 4 (2.45%) Web Services
6 4 (2.45%) HTML
7 3 (1.84%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 2 (1.23%) CSS3
8 2 (1.23%) HTML5
8 2 (1.23%) Application Packaging
8 2 (1.23%) jQuery
8 2 (1.23%) MFC
8 2 (1.23%) ActiveX
9 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.13%) PKI
3 8 (4.91%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (4.29%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.84%) Clustering
7 2 (1.23%) Blog
7 2 (1.23%) Replication
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.61%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.61%) CMDB
8 1 (0.61%) Statistics
8 1 (0.61%) IPTV
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
8 1 (0.61%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.93%) Windows
2 17 (10.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (9.20%) Windows 7
4 12 (7.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (5.52%) Windows 8
6 4 (2.45%) Linux
7 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.23%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.23%) UNIX
9 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (17.79%) Project Management
2 24 (14.72%) PRINCE2
3 22 (13.50%) ITIL
4 11 (6.75%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (6.75%) MVC
5 10 (6.13%) Time Management
5 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
6 8 (4.91%) Migration
6 8 (4.91%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (4.29%) Web Development
7 7 (4.29%) Dependency Injection
8 6 (3.68%) Change Control
8 6 (3.68%) Performance Management
8 6 (3.68%) CRM
8 6 (3.68%) Change Management
8 6 (3.68%) Workflow
9 5 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (3.07%) Service Management
9 5 (3.07%) Configuration Management
9 5 (3.07%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.56%) SQL
2 17 (10.43%) C#
3 13 (7.98%) PowerShell
4 10 (6.13%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.91%) VBScript
5 8 (4.91%) C++
6 6 (3.68%) VC++
7 3 (1.84%) Java
7 3 (1.84%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.23%) VB
8 2 (1.23%) VBA
8 2 (1.23%) C
8 2 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.61%) Perl
9 1 (0.61%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (17.18%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.34%) Degree
3 13 (7.98%) SC Cleared
4 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
5 6 (3.68%) CCNA
5 6 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (3.07%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (2.45%) PMP
7 4 (2.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (1.84%) MCSE
8 3 (1.84%) MCP
8 3 (1.84%) CCENT
9 2 (1.23%) NVQ Level 3
9 2 (1.23%) MCTS
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.23%) HND
10 1 (0.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.66%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) P3O
3 1 (0.61%) COBIT
3 1 (0.61%) Solvency II
System Software
1 35 (21.47%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.23%) XenApp
4 2 (1.23%) vSphere
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.61%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.61%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
5 1 (0.61%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.61%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) SCCM
2 10 (6.13%) SCOM
3 6 (3.68%) WMI
4 3 (1.84%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.61%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 122 (74.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.29%) Citrix
3 6 (3.68%) CA
3 6 (3.68%) VMware
4 5 (3.07%) Meridio
4 5 (3.07%) Remedy
5 4 (2.45%) Cisco
5 4 (2.45%) HP
5 4 (2.45%) Oracle
5 4 (2.45%) SAP
5 4 (2.45%) Amdocs
6 3 (1.84%) Symantec
7 2 (1.23%) Borland
7 2 (1.23%) Dell
7 2 (1.23%) AppSense
8 1 (0.61%) Mitel
8 1 (0.61%) Informatica
8 1 (0.61%) Nokia
8 1 (0.61%) Veritas
8 1 (0.61%) Lotus
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