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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 20 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 10 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.25% 4.27% 6.38%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 26.32% 58.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 7
Median daily rate £313 £308 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% +70.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £143 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £360 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.67% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.95 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £21.55 £15.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -8.66%
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
20 38 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.50% 16.24% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 10
Median daily rate £450 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +52.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £13.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.75 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.32
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -5.33%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
3 13 (38.24%) Huawei
3 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
3 13 (38.24%) MS Office
3 13 (38.24%) Tellabs
4 12 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
5 10 (29.41%) Citrix
6 9 (26.47%) Nortel
6 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (26.47%) SLA
6 9 (26.47%) Back Office
6 9 (26.47%) Cramer
6 9 (26.47%) Nokia Networks
6 9 (26.47%) 4G
6 9 (26.47%) Virgin Media
6 9 (26.47%) Amdocs OSS
7 8 (23.53%) LTE
7 8 (23.53%) Ericsson
7 8 (23.53%) 3G
7 8 (23.53%) Remedy
8 7 (20.59%) SQL
8 7 (20.59%) Radio Access Network
9 6 (17.65%) SDLC
9 6 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
9 6 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (17.65%) MS Access
9 6 (17.65%) Degree

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 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Office
1 13 (38.24%) MS Visio
2 12 (35.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.94%) FinancialForce.com
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) 4G
2 8 (23.53%) 3G
2 8 (23.53%) LTE
3 7 (20.59%) Radio Access Network
4 6 (17.65%) 2G
4 6 (17.65%) Wireless
5 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
5 3 (8.82%) SAN
5 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.94%) ATM
6 1 (2.94%) Network Security
6 1 (2.94%) SDH
6 1 (2.94%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (17.65%) MS Access
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (44.12%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Back Office
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Designer
2 6 (17.65%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) OSS Solutions Designer
6 2 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support
6 2 (5.88%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Digital Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.94%) EDIFACT
1 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Pharmacovigilance
3 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Android
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
1 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
3 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (17.65%) SDLC
3 5 (14.71%) Network Planning
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Scrum
3 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
3 5 (14.71%) Waterfall
4 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Analysis
4 4 (11.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (11.76%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
5 3 (8.82%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.82%) WFM
6 2 (5.88%) CRM
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
3 1 (2.94%) COBOL
3 1 (2.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) HNC
3 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.88%) Netcool
3 1 (2.94%) HP UCMDB
3 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) Huawei
2 13 (38.24%) Tellabs
3 10 (29.41%) Citrix
4 9 (26.47%) Cramer
4 9 (26.47%) Nokia Networks
4 9 (26.47%) Nortel
4 9 (26.47%) Virgin Media
5 8 (23.53%) Ericsson
5 8 (23.53%) Remedy
6 5 (14.71%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (14.71%) Arqiva
6 5 (14.71%) BT
6 5 (14.71%) NetCracker
6 5 (14.71%) Nokia
6 5 (14.71%) Siemens
6 5 (14.71%) Telindus
6 5 (14.71%) ZTE
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) BMC