Period
to 22 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Excel
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 22 39
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -13
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 198 261 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.00% 6.86% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 43.14% 53.70% 41.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 84 81
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £174 £123 £131
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
South East median daily rate £373 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +14.62% - -4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% - +6.90%
10th Percentile £12.20 £11.00 £12.21
90th Percentile £38.80 £28.70 £23.53
South East median hourly rate £14.43 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -6.90% -3.13% +6.67%

Microsoft Excel is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 459 486 547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.58% 12.77% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 164 219
Berkshire median daily rate £374 £311 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.16% -5.68% +10.00%
10th Percentile £139 £130 £148
90th Percentile £500 £486 £480
South East median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.00% +7.69% -1.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 71 65
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.28 £19.50 £23.55
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +6.90%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Berkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Berkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Berkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Berkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Berkshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -15 75 £400 +23.08% 17
Wokingham +3 16 £285 - 1
Bracknell -15 14 £265 +70.97% 2
Slough -7 13 £525 +61.54% 3
Maidenhead -20 13 £250 -31.03% 2
Newbury -15 10 £308 -6.82% 1
Windsor - 2 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 81 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 77 (38.89%) Finance
3 74 (37.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 73 (36.87%) Telecoms
5 56 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
6 53 (26.77%) SQL
6 53 (26.77%) Microsoft Office
7 51 (25.76%) Project Management
8 42 (21.21%) MS Visio
9 37 (18.69%) Degree
10 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (13.64%) Data Analysis
12 26 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
12 26 (13.13%) PMO
13 25 (12.63%) Oracle
14 24 (12.12%) Project Planning
15 22 (11.11%) Workflow
16 21 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
17 20 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
18 18 (9.09%) SAP
18 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
19 17 (8.59%) PRINCE2
19 17 (8.59%) ITIL
19 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
19 17 (8.59%) ERP
20 16 (8.08%) Management Information System
20 16 (8.08%) Mandarin Language
21 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
21 15 (7.58%) Marketing
21 15 (7.58%) PMI

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 15 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.02%) MS Project Server
3 2 (1.01%) CMS
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.51%) Apache
4 1 (0.51%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.51%) SAS
4 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 74 (37.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 53 (26.77%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (21.21%) MS Visio
4 26 (13.13%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (4.04%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (2.53%) Acrobat
7 3 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (1.52%) InDesign
7 3 (1.52%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.51%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (2.02%) SAP CO
1 4 (2.02%) SAP ERP
1 4 (2.02%) SAP FI
1 4 (2.02%) SAP FI/CO
1 4 (2.02%) SAP S/4HANA
1 4 (2.02%) SAP SD
1 4 (2.02%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (1.52%) SessionCam
3 2 (1.01%) CSG Singleview
3 2 (1.01%) Eloqua
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.01%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.51%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.51%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.53%) Office 365
3 3 (1.52%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) IaaS
5 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.54%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (3.03%) 3G
3 5 (2.53%) 4G
4 4 (2.02%) VoLTE
5 2 (1.01%) LAN
5 2 (1.01%) LTE
5 2 (1.01%) WAN
6 1 (0.51%) 2G
6 1 (0.51%) GPRS
6 1 (0.51%) GSM
6 1 (0.51%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) UMTS
6 1 (0.51%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.54%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 6 (3.03%) Power BI
4 5 (2.53%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (2.02%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.02%) MS Access
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.02%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.01%) Big Data
7 2 (1.01%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.51%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.51%) MySQL
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.51%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) Redis
8 1 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 8 (4.04%) JIRA
2 4 (2.02%) LSMW
2 4 (2.02%) Toad
3 2 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 77 (38.89%) Finance
2 73 (36.87%) Telecoms
3 16 (8.08%) Mandarin Language
4 15 (7.58%) Marketing
5 12 (6.06%) Legal
6 9 (4.55%) Billing
7 7 (3.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 6 (3.03%) French Language
8 6 (3.03%) German Language
8 6 (3.03%) Retail
9 4 (2.02%) Advertising
10 3 (1.52%) Banking
11 2 (1.01%) Czech Language
11 2 (1.01%) Digital Economy
11 2 (1.01%) Electronics
11 2 (1.01%) Games
12 1 (0.51%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.51%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.51%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (26.77%) Analyst
2 19 (9.60%) Coordinator
3 15 (7.58%) Data Analyst
4 14 (7.07%) Administrator
4 14 (7.07%) Project Coordinator
5 11 (5.56%) Consultant
5 11 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 9 (4.55%) Data Centre Engineer
6 9 (4.55%) Developer
6 9 (4.55%) Project Assistant
6 9 (4.55%) Project Engineer
7 8 (4.04%) Project Planner
8 7 (3.54%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (3.54%) Report Analyst
8 7 (3.54%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (3.03%) Business Analyst
9 6 (3.03%) SAP Consultant
10 5 (2.53%) Tester
11 4 (2.02%) Author
11 4 (2.02%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.04%) EDI
2 4 (2.02%) .NET
2 4 (2.02%) BAPI
3 3 (1.52%) HTML
4 2 (1.01%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.01%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.51%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.51%) CSS
5 1 (0.51%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.51%) HTML5
5 1 (0.51%) LAMP
5 1 (0.51%) Meteor
5 1 (0.51%) Node.js
5 1 (0.51%) PhoneGap
5 1 (0.51%) React
5 1 (0.51%) Swagger
5 1 (0.51%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 56 (28.28%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (10.61%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (8.08%) Management Information System
4 15 (7.58%) Computer Science
4 15 (7.58%) Data Centre
4 15 (7.58%) PMI
5 5 (2.53%) Virtual Team
6 4 (2.02%) Replication
6 4 (2.02%) User Experience
7 3 (1.52%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.52%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.52%) Social Media
8 2 (1.01%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.01%) Handset
8 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.51%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.51%) iSeries
9 1 (0.51%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.02%) Windows
2 1 (0.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (25.76%) Project Management
2 32 (16.16%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.64%) Data Analysis
4 24 (12.12%) Project Planning
5 22 (11.11%) Workflow
6 20 (10.10%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (8.59%) ERP
8 17 (8.59%) ITIL
8 17 (8.59%) PRINCE2
9 15 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (7.07%) Migration
11 13 (6.57%) Analytics
12 12 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
12 12 (6.06%) Data Migration
13 11 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
13 11 (5.56%) Logistics
13 11 (5.56%) Mathematics
13 11 (5.56%) Procure-to-Pay
14 10 (5.05%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (26.77%) SQL
2 10 (5.05%) PL/SQL
2 10 (5.05%) VBA
3 8 (4.04%) VB
4 6 (3.03%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.02%) Java
6 3 (1.52%) C
6 3 (1.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.01%) C#
7 2 (1.01%) PHP
7 2 (1.01%) Python
8 1 (0.51%) R
Qualifications
1 37 (18.69%) Degree
2 15 (7.58%) PMI Certification
3 11 (5.56%) PMP
4 6 (3.03%) SAP Certification
4 6 (3.03%) Security Cleared
5 4 (2.02%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) ACCA
6 2 (1.01%) APMP
6 2 (1.01%) CIMA
6 2 (1.01%) CIPD
6 2 (1.01%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.51%) CISA
7 1 (0.51%) CISM
7 1 (0.51%) CISSP
7 1 (0.51%) HNC
7 1 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.51%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.13%) PMO
2 12 (6.06%) Data Quality
3 5 (2.53%) SLA
4 3 (1.52%) GDPR
4 3 (1.52%) GxP
4 3 (1.52%) IFRS
4 3 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.54%) HP ALM
2 2 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.51%) Amdocs OSS
3 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.51%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 81 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 25 (12.63%) Oracle
3 18 (9.09%) SAP
4 8 (4.04%) Tableau
5 7 (3.54%) Adobe
5 7 (3.54%) HP
6 6 (3.03%) IFS
6 6 (3.03%) MicroStrategy
6 6 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.52%) Ariba
7 3 (1.52%) Citrix
7 3 (1.52%) Google
8 2 (1.01%) BT
8 2 (1.01%) Hyperion
8 2 (1.01%) IBM
8 2 (1.01%) Maxymiser
8 2 (1.01%) Optimizely
8 2 (1.01%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.51%) Nokia Networks
9 1 (0.51%) Pardot