The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Slough region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 21 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.59% 6.69% 8.56%
As % of the Applications category 51.52% 42.11% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 14
Average daily rate
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£263 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £10.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.98 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.13% -6.37%
Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
33 38 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.79% 15.90% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 27
Average daily rate £263 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £10.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +20.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 12 (37.50%) MS Office
4 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
4 10 (31.25%) MS Visio
4 10 (31.25%) Project Management
4 10 (31.25%) MS Project
5 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
8 4 (12.50%) Windows
9 3 (9.38%) SAP
9 3 (9.38%) SQL
9 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
9 3 (9.38%) SAN
9 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) QA
9 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
10 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
10 2 (6.25%) VMware
10 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
10 2 (6.25%) CIMA
10 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
10 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
10 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
10 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.25%) IIS
2 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Office
2 10 (31.25%) MS Visio
2 10 (31.25%) MS Project
3 9 (28.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.13%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) SAN
2 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) HSPA
3 1 (3.13%) LTE
3 1 (3.13%) GPRS
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) UMTS
3 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
3 1 (3.13%) 3G
3 1 (3.13%) Wireless
3 1 (3.13%) Firewall
3 1 (3.13%) 2G
3 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.13%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) MS Access
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Back Office
3 1 (3.13%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Coordinator
2 9 (28.13%) Administrator
3 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (21.88%) Project Administrator
5 6 (18.75%) PMO Administrator
6 5 (15.63%) Project Office Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Consultant
7 3 (9.38%) Business Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Programme Coordinator
9 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) Service Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Commercial Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
9 1 (3.13%) Network Support Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Junior
9 1 (3.13%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.13%) SOAP
1 1 (3.13%) XML
1 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Physics
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) PRINCE2
1 10 (31.25%) Project Management
2 8 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL
5 1 (3.13%) CRM
5 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.13%) MVC
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.13%) Change Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Management
5 1 (3.13%) Validation
5 1 (3.13%) Migration
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.13%) PDM
5 1 (3.13%) Data Management
5 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
5 1 (3.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) VBA
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CIMA
3 1 (3.13%) ACCA
3 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 1 (3.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) Actix
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
4 1 (3.13%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.13%) Mapinfo
4 1 (3.13%) Minitab
4 1 (3.13%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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