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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 18 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.01% 6.69% 7.06%
As % of the Applications category 36.17% 60.00% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 6
Average daily rate
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£225 £198 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £162 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £298 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £17.75 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.36% -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £11.00 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
47 30 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.61% 11.15% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 14
Average daily rate £275 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £275 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -37.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, 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 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
3 7 (24.14%) MS Office
4 5 (17.24%) Windows
4 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (17.24%) Cisco
4 5 (17.24%) Finance
4 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (13.79%) Degree
5 4 (13.79%) Lync
5 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
5 4 (13.79%) ITIL
5 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) McAfee
6 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
6 3 (10.34%) SAP
6 3 (10.34%) ERP
6 3 (10.34%) MS Project
6 3 (10.34%) BT
6 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
6 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) SCCM
6 3 (10.34%) Time Management
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
7 2 (6.90%) Analytics

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
1 4 (13.79%) Lync
2 2 (6.90%) ArcGIS
3 1 (3.45%) CMS
3 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Office
2 5 (17.24%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (10.34%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (10.34%) MS Project
4 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SAP CCM
1 2 (6.90%) SAP ERP
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) GPRS
1 2 (6.90%) GSM
1 2 (6.90%) LAN
1 2 (6.90%) UMTS
1 2 (6.90%) WAN
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.90%) SAN
1 2 (6.90%) LLU
1 2 (6.90%) UTRAN
2 1 (3.45%) 2G
2 1 (3.45%) VLAN
2 1 (3.45%) NAS
2 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
2 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (3.45%) 4G
2 1 (3.45%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.45%) 3G
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) Hadoop
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
3 2 (6.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (6.90%) Marketing
4 1 (3.45%) French Language
4 1 (3.45%) German Language
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
3 2 (6.90%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Cabling Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Data Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Data Manager
3 2 (6.90%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (6.90%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Support
4 1 (3.45%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (3.45%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) Storage Architect
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) GIS
3 2 (6.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
4 1 (3.45%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) iPad
4 1 (3.45%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.45%) Handset
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) CLARiiON
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.45%) EMC VMAX
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) ERP
3 3 (10.34%) Data Analysis
3 3 (10.34%) Time Management
4 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.90%) Validation
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) Service Management
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (6.90%) Analytics
5 1 (3.45%) Dependency Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
1 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
2 1 (3.45%) C
2 1 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) MOS
2 2 (6.90%) MCTS
2 2 (6.90%) MCITP
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) MCSA
2 2 (6.90%) CCNP
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ACCA
3 1 (3.45%) CIMA
3 1 (3.45%) CCVP
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) NFS
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.45%) SRDF
1 1 (3.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.34%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) SCOM
2 2 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.90%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
2 2 (6.90%) Netcool
2 2 (6.90%) Nagios
2 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) EMC VPLEX
3 1 (3.45%) SnapMirror
3 1 (3.45%) SnapVault
3 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco
3 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 3 (10.34%) Ericsson
3 3 (10.34%) Symantec
3 3 (10.34%) McAfee
3 3 (10.34%) BT
4 2 (6.90%) Nokia
4 2 (6.90%) JD Edwards
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix
4 2 (6.90%) CA
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) Mapinfo
4 2 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (6.90%) Siebel
4 2 (6.90%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) EMC
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) IBM
5 1 (3.45%) NetIQ