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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 18 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 21 21 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 7.53% 8.11% 8.33%
As % of the Applications category 61.76% 70.00% 53.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£198 £175 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £125 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £10.39
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +44.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £14.22 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.63% -5.20%
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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
34 30 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.19% 11.58% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 10
Average daily rate £180 £175 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -56.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £11.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +56.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £17.50 £13.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 (42.86%) MS Office
2 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (34.29%) Project Management
3 12 (34.29%) MS Project
3 12 (34.29%) MS Visio
3 12 (34.29%) Programme Management
4 10 (28.57%) Finance
5 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
5 9 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (14.29%) Windows
6 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 5 (14.29%) Back Office
7 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
7 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
7 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
7 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
7 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
7 4 (11.43%) Android
7 4 (11.43%) iPad
8 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
8 3 (8.57%) SQL
9 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
9 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
9 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
9 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.71%) Coaching
9 2 (5.71%) User Experience

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 12 (34.29%) MS Visio
2 12 (34.29%) MS Project
3 9 (25.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Ethernet
1 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
1 4 (11.43%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) 3G
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) 2G
2 1 (2.86%) HSPA
2 1 (2.86%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.86%) 4G
2 1 (2.86%) GPRS
2 1 (2.86%) LAN
2 1 (2.86%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.86%) MS Access
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Back Office
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.86%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (42.86%) Coordinator
2 12 (34.29%) Project Coordinator
2 12 (34.29%) Administrator
3 11 (31.43%) Project Administrator
4 9 (25.71%) Project Office Administrator
4 9 (25.71%) PMO Administrator
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Deskside Support
7 3 (8.57%) Programme Coordinator
7 3 (8.57%) Junior
8 2 (5.71%) Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Project Planner
8 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
9 1 (2.86%) Support Specialist
9 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Project Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Programme Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.86%) SOAP
1 1 (2.86%) XML
1 1 (2.86%) WCF
1 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Blackberry
1 4 (11.43%) iPad
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Android
3 3 (8.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
1 12 (34.29%) Programme Management
2 9 (25.71%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
3 4 (11.43%) Resource Management
4 2 (5.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Coaching
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Data Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Change Management
5 1 (2.86%) MVC
5 1 (2.86%) Validation
5 1 (2.86%) Migration
5 1 (2.86%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBA
2 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Mapinfo
2 1 (2.86%) Actix
2 1 (2.86%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) SAP