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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 16 20 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 18 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.08% 5.60% 10.61%
As % of the Applications category 50.00% 34.15% 55.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 16
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£300 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.69
% change year-on-year
- -4.69%
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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
36 41 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 12.16% 16.40% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 22 22
Average daily rate £300 £260 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 12
Average hourly rate £13.86 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.40% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £19.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.17 £22.50 £44.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 16 (48.48%) MS Office
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (15.15%) Back Office
7 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (15.15%) SAP BW
7 5 (15.15%) SAP
7 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
7 5 (15.15%) SQL
7 5 (15.15%) ABAP
8 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
8 4 (12.12%) Middleware
8 4 (12.12%) IBM
8 4 (12.12%) Project Management
8 4 (12.12%) SAN
8 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
8 4 (12.12%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.09%) Android
9 3 (9.09%) SaaS
9 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (9.09%) ArcGIS
1 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (48.48%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
4 3 (9.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) SAN
2 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.06%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (6.06%) 4G
3 1 (3.03%) LTE
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) 3G
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) BusinessObjects
1 5 (15.15%) SAP BW
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (9.09%) SAP HANA
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) DB2
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Data Mart
4 1 (3.03%) SAP BI
4 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Back Office
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.09%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Games
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
5 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Support Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
3 3 (9.09%) Data Manager
3 3 (9.09%) Deskside Support
3 3 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
4 2 (6.06%) Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) DBA
4 2 (6.06%) PMO Administrator
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing Executive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) Web Services
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) MDX
3 1 (3.03%) BAPI
3 1 (3.03%) SAP XI
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
1 3 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (6.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.06%) Replication
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
3 1 (3.03%) Xbox
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (9.09%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (15.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
3 4 (12.12%) Project Management
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
4 3 (9.09%) Validation
4 3 (9.09%) Programme Management
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
4 3 (9.09%) ERP
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) ETL
5 2 (6.06%) B2B
5 2 (6.06%) Logistics
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.15%) SQL
1 5 (15.15%) ABAP
2 3 (9.09%) MATLAB
2 3 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.03%) VCP4
3 1 (3.03%) CIMA
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) SAP
2 5 (15.15%) Business Objects
3 4 (12.12%) IBM
3 4 (12.12%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 3 (9.09%) Mapinfo
5 2 (6.06%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) McAfee
5 2 (6.06%) Ericsson
5 2 (6.06%) Nortel
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) Huawei
5 2 (6.06%) Cramer
5 2 (6.06%) Eloqua
5 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
5 2 (6.06%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (3.03%) ExactTarget
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco