Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 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
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 24 29 32
Rank change year-on-year +5 +3 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 260 225 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.30% 5.50% 5.27%
As % of the Applications category 55.08% 48.70% 43.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 67 107
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £250 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -23.08% +10.17%
10th Percentile £135 £113 £169
90th Percentile £525 £483 £461
South East median daily rate £375 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% -7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 24
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.03 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.39% -1.59% +26.99%
10th Percentile £12.49 £11.25 £9.19
90th Percentile £25.87 £34.05 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £14.05 £17.50 £14.44
% change year-on-year -19.71% +21.21% +15.50%

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 472 462 485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.43% 11.30% 12.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 172 206
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £325 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +2.77% +5.42%
10th Percentile £158 £120 £168
90th Percentile £513 £494 £450
South East median daily rate £363 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 40 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £10.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +38.89% -12.92%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.49 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.50 £36.07 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £15.19 £15.55 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.32% +3.67% +1.69%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 -4 78 £400 +10.34% 10
Bracknell -5 34 £295 +96.67% 1
Slough +16 33 £255 +20.00% 5
Maidenhead -1 21 £475 +58.33% 2
Newbury +8 14 £128 -68.13% 1
Wokingham -10 4 £500 +90.11% 1
Windsor - 1 £425 - 3
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 115 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 98 (37.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 91 (35.00%) Telecoms
4 84 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
5 82 (31.54%) Finance
6 51 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
7 49 (18.85%) SQL
8 44 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (16.15%) Oracle
10 39 (15.00%) PMO
11 38 (14.62%) SharePoint
12 35 (13.46%) SAP
13 34 (13.08%) Workflow
14 33 (12.69%) Data Analysis
14 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
15 30 (11.54%) Project Management
15 30 (11.54%) MS Visio
16 29 (11.15%) Degree
17 26 (10.00%) Migration
17 26 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
18 25 (9.62%) Billing
18 25 (9.62%) PRINCE2
19 23 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
20 22 (8.46%) Data Migration
21 19 (7.31%) Customer-Centricity
21 19 (7.31%) VBA
22 18 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
23 16 (6.15%) Management Information System
23 16 (6.15%) JIRA
23 16 (6.15%) Time Management

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 38 (14.62%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.69%) Confluence
3 4 (1.54%) CMS
4 2 (0.77%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.77%) SAS
4 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 98 (37.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 84 (32.31%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (11.54%) MS Visio
4 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (3.08%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.15%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (5.00%) Oracle Payables
1 13 (5.00%) Oracle Receivables
2 12 (4.62%) CSG Singleview
2 12 (4.62%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle CRM
3 3 (1.15%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (1.15%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.77%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.77%) Movex
4 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.77%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.38%) Elite 3E
5 1 (0.38%) OpenText MBPM
5 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.38%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.00%) Office 365
2 10 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.15%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.77%) IaaS
4 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 2 (0.77%) Slack
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.38%) PaaS
5 1 (0.38%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.31%) Internet
1 6 (2.31%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (0.77%) 2G
2 2 (0.77%) 3G
2 2 (0.77%) 4G
2 2 (0.77%) 5G
2 2 (0.77%) LAN
2 2 (0.77%) MVNO
2 2 (0.77%) WAN
2 2 (0.77%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.38%) 802.11
3 1 (0.38%) DHCP
3 1 (0.38%) DNS
3 1 (0.38%) Skype
3 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.38%) VPN
3 1 (0.38%) WebEx
3 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.15%) Power BI
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 10 (3.85%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (3.08%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.31%) BusinessObjects
4 6 (2.31%) MS Access
4 6 (2.31%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (1.92%) Data Mining
5 5 (1.92%) QlikView
6 4 (1.54%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.15%) Essbase
8 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.77%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.38%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 16 (6.15%) JIRA
2 10 (3.85%) Toad
3 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.38%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 91 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 82 (31.54%) Finance
3 25 (9.62%) Billing
4 13 (5.00%) Mandarin Language
4 13 (5.00%) Marketing
5 10 (3.85%) Retail
6 8 (3.08%) Legal
7 4 (1.54%) German Language
8 3 (1.15%) Electronics
9 2 (0.77%) Banking
9 2 (0.77%) French Language
9 2 (0.77%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
10 1 (0.38%) Games
10 1 (0.38%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
10 1 (0.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 114 (43.85%) Analyst
2 58 (22.31%) Data Analyst
3 46 (17.69%) Coordinator
4 37 (14.23%) Project Coordinator
5 19 (7.31%) Financial Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 12 (4.62%) Data Migration Analyst
7 12 (4.62%) Migration Analyst
8 11 (4.23%) Administrator
9 9 (3.46%) Junior
10 8 (3.08%) PMO Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Analytics Manager
11 6 (2.31%) Customer Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Project Controller
11 6 (2.31%) Service Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Support Analyst
11 6 (2.31%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (1.92%) Report Analyst
12 5 (1.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.08%) .NET
1 8 (3.08%) HTML
2 5 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 5 (1.92%) CSS
2 5 (1.92%) SAP Business Workflow
3 4 (1.54%) XML
4 2 (0.77%) Ajax
4 2 (0.77%) IDoc
5 1 (0.38%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.62%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (6.15%) Management Information System
4 11 (4.23%) User Experience
5 7 (2.69%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.31%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.54%) PACS
7 4 (1.54%) PMI
8 3 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.77%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.77%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.77%) Life Science
9 2 (0.77%) RIA
10 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.38%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.38%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.38%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.54%) Android
2 4 (1.54%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.54%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.77%) Solaris
3 2 (0.77%) Unix
3 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (13.08%) Workflow
3 33 (12.69%) Data Analysis
3 33 (12.69%) Problem-Solving
4 30 (11.54%) Project Management
5 26 (10.00%) Migration
6 25 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 23 (8.85%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.46%) Data Migration
9 19 (7.31%) Customer-Centricity
10 18 (6.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (6.15%) Data Cleansing
11 16 (6.15%) Time Management
12 14 (5.38%) Data Entry
12 14 (5.38%) ERP
13 13 (5.00%) CRM
13 13 (5.00%) Regression Testing
14 12 (4.62%) Change Management
14 12 (4.62%) Data Mapping
14 12 (4.62%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 49 (18.85%) SQL
2 19 (7.31%) VBA
3 12 (4.62%) PL/SQL
4 11 (4.23%) Java
5 8 (3.08%) C
6 7 (2.69%) C#
7 6 (2.31%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.92%) ABAP
8 5 (1.92%) VB
9 3 (1.15%) PHP
9 3 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.77%) Korn
10 2 (0.77%) Perl
10 2 (0.77%) Python
11 1 (0.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.38%) Ruby
11 1 (0.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 29 (11.15%) Degree
2 11 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.31%) MBA
5 4 (1.54%) ACCA
5 4 (1.54%) CIMA
5 4 (1.54%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.77%) CCNA
7 2 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.38%) APMP
8 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.38%) PMP
8 1 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (15.00%) PMO
2 14 (5.38%) SLA
3 7 (2.69%) Data Quality
4 5 (1.92%) QA
5 1 (0.38%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.15%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 115 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 42 (16.15%) Oracle
3 35 (13.46%) SAP
4 10 (3.85%) IFS
5 8 (3.08%) Aruba
5 8 (3.08%) JD Edwards
6 6 (2.31%) Remedy
7 4 (1.54%) Apple
7 4 (1.54%) FatWire
7 4 (1.54%) Google
7 4 (1.54%) Progress
7 4 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.54%) Tableau
7 4 (1.54%) Workday
8 3 (1.15%) ClickTale
8 3 (1.15%) Huawei
8 3 (1.15%) Maxymiser
8 3 (1.15%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.15%) Optimizely
8 3 (1.15%) ServiceNow