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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.31% 7.39% 11.55%
As % of the Applications category 38.78% 45.24% 42.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 10
Average daily rate
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£205 £360 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.05% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £308
% change year-on-year
+6.47% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Average hourly rate - £20.25 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.27% +4.46%
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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
49 42 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.28% 16.34% 27.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 19
Average daily rate £210 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% -24.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 27
Average hourly rate £16.11 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.45% -42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.60 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.61 £21.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 12 (35.29%) MS Office
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
5 9 (26.47%) Degree
6 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
8 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
8 5 (14.71%) Mapinfo
8 5 (14.71%) SAP BW
8 5 (14.71%) MATLAB
8 5 (14.71%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) SAP
8 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
8 5 (14.71%) SQL
8 5 (14.71%) ABAP
8 5 (14.71%) Validation
8 5 (14.71%) GIS
8 5 (14.71%) ArcGIS
8 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
8 5 (14.71%) Marketing
8 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (11.76%) IBM
9 4 (11.76%) CRM
9 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (11.76%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (14.71%) ArcGIS
2 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (14.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (11.76%) MS Visio
4 3 (8.82%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) 4G
1 2 (5.88%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (2.94%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) 3G
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) LLU
2 1 (2.94%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (14.71%) SAP BW
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (8.82%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (8.82%) SAP HANA
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) MS Access
4 1 (2.94%) SAP BI
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mart
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
1 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 8 (23.53%) Telecoms
3 5 (14.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
5 1 (2.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (14.71%) Analyst
1 5 (14.71%) Senior Manager
1 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
1 5 (14.71%) Data Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Coordinator
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Technical Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.82%) Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Senior Architect
4 2 (5.88%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing Executive
4 2 (5.88%) DBA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (5.88%) Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
2 2 (5.88%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) BAPI
3 1 (2.94%) SAP XI
3 1 (2.94%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) GIS
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.94%) Statistics
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Xbox
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) AIX
2 3 (8.82%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (14.71%) Data Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Project Management
3 5 (14.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (14.71%) Validation
3 5 (14.71%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 3 (8.82%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
5 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.82%) ERP
5 3 (8.82%) Time Management
6 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.88%) High Availability
6 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.88%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) SQL
1 5 (14.71%) ABAP
1 5 (14.71%) MATLAB
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C#
3 1 (2.94%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Degree
2 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ACCA
3 1 (2.94%) CIMA
3 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
2 5 (14.71%) SAP
2 5 (14.71%) Mapinfo
3 4 (11.76%) IBM
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) McAfee
4 3 (8.82%) Eloqua
4 3 (8.82%) ServiceNow
4 3 (8.82%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Huawei
5 2 (5.88%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
5 2 (5.88%) Cramer
5 2 (5.88%) Ericsson
5 2 (5.88%) Nortel
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) Siebel
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco