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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 11 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.62% 6.61% 4.93%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 41.03% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 6
Median daily rate £325 £250 £284
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £360 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £349 £335 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +6.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +13.79%

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
20 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.24% 16.12% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 13
Median daily rate £325 £165 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £390 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 2
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.48 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.24% +10.00%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Slough region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (28.57%) SLA
4 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (23.81%) Finance
5 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (23.81%) Huawei
5 5 (23.81%) CRM
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) MS Access
6 4 (19.05%) MS Office
6 4 (19.05%) Nortel
6 4 (19.05%) Citrix
6 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (19.05%) Cramer
6 4 (19.05%) Nokia Networks
6 4 (19.05%) Tellabs
6 4 (19.05%) Amdocs OSS
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (14.29%) 4G
7 3 (14.29%) Office 365

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (19.05%) MS Office
3 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (9.52%) MS Project
5 1 (4.76%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.76%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.76%) CallidusCloud
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) 3G
1 3 (14.29%) 4G
1 3 (14.29%) LTE
2 2 (9.52%) 2G
2 2 (9.52%) DNS
2 2 (9.52%) FTP
2 2 (9.52%) HTTP
2 2 (9.52%) ICMP
2 2 (9.52%) IGMP
2 2 (9.52%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
2 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) VLAN
3 1 (4.76%) ATM
3 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.76%) Internet
3 1 (4.76%) IPv4
3 1 (4.76%) IPv6
3 1 (4.76%) VPLS
3 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
3 4 (19.05%) MS Access
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (9.52%) Power BI
6 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
6 1 (4.76%) PowerPivot
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 5 (23.81%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Advertising
4 2 (9.52%) Billing
4 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 2 (9.52%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Data Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Data Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) DBA
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Digital Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) RAN Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) SQL Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Velocity
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.76%) MDX
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.52%) Data Extraction
3 2 (9.52%) Data Integration
3 2 (9.52%) IPTV
3 2 (9.52%) Over-the-Top Content
3 2 (9.52%) Video on Demand
4 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (4.76%) Statistics
4 1 (4.76%) STB
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (9.52%) Android
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (23.81%) CRM
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) ERP
3 3 (14.29%) ETL
3 3 (14.29%) Fault Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 3 (14.29%) Project Management
3 3 (14.29%) WFM
4 2 (9.52%) Campaign Management
4 2 (9.52%) Dashboard Development
4 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.52%) Trend Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) C
3 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (4.76%) R
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.76%) CCIP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
2 1 (4.76%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (9.52%) Nagios
2 2 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Huawei
3 4 (19.05%) Citrix
3 4 (19.05%) Cramer
3 4 (19.05%) Ericsson
3 4 (19.05%) Nokia Networks
3 4 (19.05%) Nortel
3 4 (19.05%) Tellabs
4 2 (9.52%) Callidus
4 2 (9.52%) NetSuite
4 2 (9.52%) Remedy
4 2 (9.52%) VMware
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Juniper
5 1 (4.76%) Marketo
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle