The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 23 22 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.65% 3.64% 10.50%
As % of the Applications category 51.85% 25.00% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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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 Slough region.

Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
27 36 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.97% 14.57% 11.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 15
Average daily rate £369 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.82% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Excel across the Slough region.

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Slough

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Slough region.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
3 7 (22.58%) Finance
4 6 (19.35%) Back Office
4 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
4 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (19.35%) MS Project
5 5 (16.13%) Project Management
5 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
5 5 (16.13%) SAP BW
5 5 (16.13%) SAN
5 5 (16.13%) Business Objects
5 5 (16.13%) SAP
5 5 (16.13%) SQL
5 5 (16.13%) ABAP
5 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.90%) Degree
6 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (12.90%) Middleware
6 4 (12.90%) IBM
6 4 (12.90%) HP
7 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
7 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
7 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (9.68%) ERP
7 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.68%) Ethernet

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.23%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 14 (45.16%) MS Office
2 7 (22.58%) MS Visio
3 6 (19.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (19.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SAN
2 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) Radio Access Network
3 2 (6.45%) 4G
4 1 (3.23%) 3G
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) LTE
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (16.13%) SAP BW
2 4 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.68%) DB2
3 3 (9.68%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (9.68%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.23%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.23%) Data Mart
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 6 (19.35%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.45%) Retail
5 1 (3.23%) Billing
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Coordinator
2 5 (16.13%) Project Office Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) PMO Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Administrator
2 5 (16.13%) Project Coordinator
2 5 (16.13%) Project Administrator
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Junior
4 3 (9.68%) Deskside Support
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Technical Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Architect
5 2 (6.45%) SQL DBA
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing Executive
5 2 (6.45%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) DBA
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
2 1 (3.23%) XML
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) MDX
2 1 (3.23%) BAPI
2 1 (3.23%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
1 3 (9.68%) iPad
1 3 (9.68%) Performance Metrics
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
2 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (3.23%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
2 3 (9.68%) AIX
2 3 (9.68%) Android
2 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Programme Management
2 5 (16.13%) Project Management
2 5 (16.13%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (16.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) ERP
3 3 (9.68%) ITIL
3 3 (9.68%) Resource Management
3 3 (9.68%) Data Protection
3 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
3 3 (9.68%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (6.45%) Logistics
4 2 (6.45%) High Availability
4 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.45%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.45%) ETL
4 2 (6.45%) B2B
5 1 (3.23%) OOP
5 1 (3.23%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.13%) SQL
1 5 (16.13%) ABAP
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
3 1 (3.23%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.23%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.23%) ACCA
3 1 (3.23%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) ARCserve
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Business Objects
2 5 (16.13%) SAP
3 4 (12.90%) IBM
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Eloqua
5 2 (6.45%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (6.45%) Cramer
5 2 (6.45%) Huawei
5 2 (6.45%) Nortel
5 2 (6.45%) Citrix
5 2 (6.45%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.23%) Mapinfo
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco
6 1 (3.23%) Oracle