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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.24% 4.53% 6.88%
As % of the Applications category 68.00% 26.67% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 5 8
Median daily rate £325 £125 £274
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+160.00% -54.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £211 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £356 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+9.38% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £11.00 £175.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-93.71% +872.22%
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
25 45 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 15.06% 16.98% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 14
Median daily rate £300 £218 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.93% +1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £115 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £443 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
Median hourly rate £11.00 £96.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.60% +382.50%
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 30 May 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 30 May 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 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) MS Visio
4 10 (27.78%) MS Office
5 8 (22.22%) Project Management
5 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (19.44%) MS Project
7 6 (16.67%) SQL
7 6 (16.67%) Huawei
7 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
7 6 (16.67%) Tellabs
8 5 (13.89%) Virgin Media
8 5 (13.89%) SDLC
8 5 (13.89%) 4G
8 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
8 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
8 5 (13.89%) XML
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
8 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
8 5 (13.89%) Scrum
9 4 (11.11%) Back Office
9 4 (11.11%) 2G
9 4 (11.11%) 3G
9 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
9 4 (11.11%) ATM
9 4 (11.11%) SDH
9 4 (11.11%) HP

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
1 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
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 12 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (27.78%) MS Office
3 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (19.44%) MS Project
5 2 (5.56%) Acrobat
5 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (2.78%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) 4G
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
1 5 (13.89%) Ethernet
1 5 (13.89%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (11.11%) 2G
2 4 (11.11%) 3G
2 4 (11.11%) ATM
2 4 (11.11%) SDH
2 4 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (8.33%) ICMP
3 3 (8.33%) IPsec
3 3 (8.33%) OSPF
3 3 (8.33%) RTCP
3 3 (8.33%) RTP
3 3 (8.33%) SCTP
3 3 (8.33%) VLAN
3 3 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) VRRP
3 3 (8.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Toad
2 2 (5.56%) Introscope
2 2 (5.56%) JProfiler
2 2 (5.56%) SilkPerformer
3 1 (2.78%) JIRA
General
1 15 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Back Office
3 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.78%) Law
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Designer
2 5 (13.89%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) OSS Solutions Designer
4 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Configuration Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Consultant
5 2 (5.56%) Data Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Assistant
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Transmission Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Transmission Planning Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Deskside Support
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) XML
2 3 (8.33%) Middleware
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.78%) EDIFACT
3 1 (2.78%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.78%) Smart Meter
4 1 (2.78%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (8.33%) Unix
3 2 (5.56%) Android
3 2 (5.56%) Solaris
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 5 (13.89%) Data Analysis
3 5 (13.89%) Scrum
3 5 (13.89%) SDLC
4 4 (11.11%) Network Design
4 4 (11.11%) Network Planning
4 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL
5 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.56%) Change Management
6 2 (5.56%) CRM
6 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.56%) ETL
6 2 (5.56%) Service Management
6 2 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.67%) SQL
2 3 (8.33%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) C++
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (2.78%) C#
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
4 1 (2.78%) Python
4 1 (2.78%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.56%) CCNA
3 2 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.78%) HNC
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 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (5.56%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (5.56%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.56%) nmon
2 2 (5.56%) NSN NetAct
3 1 (2.78%) Netcool
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Huawei
2 6 (16.67%) Tellabs
3 5 (13.89%) Virgin Media
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) BMC
5 3 (8.33%) Nokia
5 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (5.56%) Cramer
6 2 (5.56%) Ericsson
6 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 2 (5.56%) Nokia Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Nortel
6 2 (5.56%) Remedy
6 2 (5.56%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (2.78%) IBM
7 1 (2.78%) Juniper