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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 3 18 23
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.58% 5.07% 5.83%
As % of the Applications category 66.67% 35.90% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £171 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.18% -37.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £225 £373
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £11.00 £175.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.71% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
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
36 39 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 23.38% 14.13% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 6
Median daily rate £325 £225 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £449 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 £175.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.71% +786.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 25 June 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 25 June 2016, 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 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 15 (41.67%) MS Visio
4 11 (30.56%) MS Office
4 11 (30.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (30.56%) Huawei
4 11 (30.56%) Tellabs
5 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
6 9 (25.00%) Back Office
6 9 (25.00%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) Virgin Media
6 9 (25.00%) 4G
7 8 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
7 8 (22.22%) 3G
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
8 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (19.44%) Ericsson
8 7 (19.44%) Nokia
8 7 (19.44%) Nortel
8 7 (19.44%) SLA
8 7 (19.44%) 2G
8 7 (19.44%) Project Management
8 7 (19.44%) Remedy
8 7 (19.44%) Cramer
8 7 (19.44%) Nokia Networks
8 7 (19.44%) Degree
8 7 (19.44%) Amdocs OSS
9 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (16.67%) SDLC
9 6 (16.67%) LTE

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 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) IIS
2 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (41.67%) MS Visio
2 11 (30.56%) MS Office
2 11 (30.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.89%) MS Project
4 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) 4G
2 8 (22.22%) 3G
2 8 (22.22%) Radio Access Network
3 7 (19.44%) 2G
4 6 (16.67%) LTE
4 6 (16.67%) Wireless
5 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
6 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.33%) ATM
7 3 (8.33%) DHCP
7 3 (8.33%) DNS
7 3 (8.33%) SAN
7 3 (8.33%) SDH
7 3 (8.33%) VPN
8 2 (5.56%) ICMP
8 2 (5.56%) IPsec
8 2 (5.56%) OSPF
8 2 (5.56%) RTCP
8 2 (5.56%) RTP
8 2 (5.56%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (13.89%) MS Access
3 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) JIRA
1 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 16 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 9 (25.00%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Law
4 1 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Designer
2 6 (16.67%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Telecoms Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) OSS Solutions Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Deskside Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support
5 2 (5.56%) Deskside Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Performance Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Project Office Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
2 1 (2.78%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) iPad
3 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (19.44%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (16.67%) SDLC
2 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (13.89%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (13.89%) Network Planning
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 4 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 4 (11.11%) Network Design
5 3 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Fault Management
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.56%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) C#
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
2 1 (2.78%) Python
2 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 5 (13.89%) HNC
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.56%) Netcool
2 2 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.78%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Huawei
2 11 (30.56%) Tellabs
3 9 (25.00%) Citrix
3 9 (25.00%) Virgin Media
4 7 (19.44%) Cramer
4 7 (19.44%) Ericsson
4 7 (19.44%) Nokia
4 7 (19.44%) Nokia Networks
4 7 (19.44%) Nortel
4 7 (19.44%) Remedy
5 5 (13.89%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (13.89%) Arqiva
5 5 (13.89%) BT
5 5 (13.89%) NetCracker
5 5 (13.89%) Siemens
5 5 (13.89%) Telindus
5 5 (13.89%) ZTE
6 3 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com