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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 14 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.11% 4.68% 5.35%
As % of the Applications category 52.94% 56.00% 31.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate £250 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £220 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.05 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -3.44%
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 Slough region.

Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
34 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 13.44% 8.36% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 23
Average daily rate £165 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £496 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 - £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016, 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 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) MS Project
2 6 (26.09%) MS Office
2 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
4 4 (17.39%) Acrobat
4 4 (17.39%) Windows
4 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 4 (17.39%) DNS
4 4 (17.39%) XML
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
4 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
4 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (17.39%) Presales
5 3 (13.04%) HSRP
5 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (13.04%) SCTP
5 3 (13.04%) xDSL
5 3 (13.04%) 4G
5 3 (13.04%) VLAN
5 3 (13.04%) IPsec
5 3 (13.04%) 2G
5 3 (13.04%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
5 3 (13.04%) ATM
5 3 (13.04%) SDH

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Office
1 6 (26.09%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (26.09%) MS Project
1 6 (26.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (17.39%) Acrobat
2 4 (17.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (17.39%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) Radio Access Network
2 3 (13.04%) 2G
2 3 (13.04%) 3G
2 3 (13.04%) 4G
2 3 (13.04%) ATM
2 3 (13.04%) Ethernet
2 3 (13.04%) HSRP
2 3 (13.04%) ICMP
2 3 (13.04%) IPsec
2 3 (13.04%) OSPF
2 3 (13.04%) RTCP
2 3 (13.04%) RTP
2 3 (13.04%) SCTP
2 3 (13.04%) SDH
2 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 3 (13.04%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) VRRP
2 3 (13.04%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (4.35%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Toad
2 2 (8.70%) Introscope
2 2 (8.70%) JProfiler
2 2 (8.70%) SilkPerformer
General
1 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Law
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Administrator
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 3 (13.04%) Data Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Configuration Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) PMO Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) PMO Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Office Administrator
3 2 (8.70%) Project Office Coordinator
3 2 (8.70%) Support Assistant
3 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Transmission Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Transmission Planning Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Support Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Analyst
4 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) XML
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Solaris
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
1 4 (17.39%) Presales
2 3 (13.04%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (13.04%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Validation
3 2 (8.70%) Content Management
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
3 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
3 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
4 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Improvement
4 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C++
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.70%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) C#
3 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (8.70%) HP SiteScope
1 2 (8.70%) nmon
1 2 (8.70%) NSN NetAct
2 1 (4.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) BMC
2 2 (8.70%) HP
2 2 (8.70%) Nokia
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) NetApp
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
Slough, Berkshire
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