The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Slough region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 18 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.40% 7.14% 8.67%
As % of the Applications category 53.33% 36.73% 35.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 17
Average daily rate
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£263 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.22 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+5.48% -11.12%
Applications Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
30 49 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.00% 19.44% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 33
Average daily rate £263 £365 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% -18.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £305 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.45% -1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 0
Average hourly rate £16.75 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.21 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.34% +1.36%
MS Excel
Berkshire

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 12 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 12 (33.33%) MS Office
4 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
4 11 (30.56%) Project Management
4 11 (30.56%) MS Project
5 10 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (25.00%) Programme Management
7 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
8 5 (13.89%) Windows
8 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
9 3 (8.33%) SAN
9 3 (8.33%) IIS
9 3 (8.33%) SQL
9 3 (8.33%) .NET
9 3 (8.33%) Oracle
9 3 (8.33%) SAP
9 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (8.33%) QA
9 3 (8.33%) Degree
9 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
9 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
10 2 (5.56%) Use Case

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 3 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Office
1 12 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 11 (30.56%) MS Project
3 10 (27.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.78%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
2 1 (2.78%) 3G
2 1 (2.78%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Wireless
2 1 (2.78%) 2G
2 1 (2.78%) HSPA
2 1 (2.78%) LTE
2 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.78%) 4G
2 1 (2.78%) GPRS
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) UMTS
2 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) MS Access
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Back Office
3 1 (2.78%) Games
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.78%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Coordinator
2 10 (27.78%) Administrator
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
3 9 (25.00%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (22.22%) Project Administrator
5 7 (19.44%) PMO Administrator
6 6 (16.67%) Project Office Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Business Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Consultant
9 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 2 (5.56%) Programme Coordinator
9 2 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) PMO Analyst
10 1 (2.78%) PMO Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Consultant
10 1 (2.78%) CRM Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Database Marketing Manager
10 1 (2.78%) Project Support Coordinator
10 1 (2.78%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 1 (2.78%) CRM Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.78%) SOAP
2 1 (2.78%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) XML
2 1 (2.78%) Java EE
2 1 (2.78%) WCF
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.78%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.56%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.78%) Physics
2 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.78%) iPad
2 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) PRINCE2
1 11 (30.56%) Project Management
2 9 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Use Case
4 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (5.56%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.56%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) UML
4 2 (5.56%) CRM
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) Service Management
5 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) Validation
5 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.78%) PDM
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) CIMA
3 1 (2.78%) ACCA
3 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 1 (2.78%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Minitab
4 1 (2.78%) Actix
4 1 (2.78%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
4 1 (2.78%) Siebel
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
4 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
4 1 (2.78%) HP
4 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.78%) Mapinfo
Slough
Aximis West
Rate: £40,000 / £60K OTE + 5.4K Car + Fuel Card
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £325.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago