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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 13 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 8.02% 6.01% 6.64%
As % of the Applications category 46.43% 36.17% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 8
Median daily rate £275 £225 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +13.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £353 £298
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £12.00 £17.75 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.39% +61.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -7.81%
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
28 47 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 17.28% 16.61% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 24 11
Median daily rate £450 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% +52.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 August 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 August 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 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 11 (36.67%) MS Office
4 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (36.67%) Huawei
4 11 (36.67%) Tellabs
5 9 (30.00%) Virgin Media
5 9 (30.00%) Back Office
6 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
6 8 (26.67%) Citrix
7 7 (23.33%) Ericsson
7 7 (23.33%) Nortel
7 7 (23.33%) Remedy
7 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (23.33%) SLA
7 7 (23.33%) Cramer
7 7 (23.33%) Nokia Networks
7 7 (23.33%) 4G
7 7 (23.33%) Amdocs OSS
8 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
8 6 (20.00%) SDLC
8 6 (20.00%) LTE
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Wireless
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) 3G
9 5 (16.67%) Project Management

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 1 (3.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 11 (36.67%) MS Office
2 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (13.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.33%) FinancialForce.com
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) 4G
2 6 (20.00%) 3G
2 6 (20.00%) LTE
2 6 (20.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (20.00%) Wireless
3 5 (16.67%) 2G
4 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.33%) ATM
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.33%) Network Security
5 1 (3.33%) SDH
5 1 (3.33%) VoIP
5 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) MS Access
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) SAP Data Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Back Office
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Designer
2 6 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Telecoms Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) OSS Solutions Designer
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Deskside Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Deskside Support
6 2 (6.67%) Deskside Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior Windows Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.33%) EDIFACT
1 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
3 1 (3.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (3.33%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (20.00%) SDLC
3 5 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
3 5 (16.67%) Network Planning
3 5 (16.67%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
3 5 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 5 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (13.33%) Network Design
4 4 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) CRM
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Fault Management
6 2 (6.67%) ITIL
6 2 (6.67%) Migration
6 2 (6.67%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (3.33%) COBOL
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (16.67%) HNC
3 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) Amdocs OSS
2 2 (6.67%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (6.67%) Netcool
3 1 (3.33%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Huawei
2 11 (36.67%) Tellabs
3 9 (30.00%) Virgin Media
4 8 (26.67%) Citrix
5 7 (23.33%) Cramer
5 7 (23.33%) Ericsson
5 7 (23.33%) Nokia Networks
5 7 (23.33%) Nortel
5 7 (23.33%) Remedy
6 5 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 5 (16.67%) Arqiva
6 5 (16.67%) BT
6 5 (16.67%) NetCracker
6 5 (16.67%) Nokia
6 5 (16.67%) Siemens
6 5 (16.67%) Telindus
6 5 (16.67%) ZTE
7 3 (10.00%) HP
8 2 (6.67%) BMC