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 3 months to 29 June 2017 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
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 34 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 139 114 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 7.60% 4.84% 6.48%
As % of the Applications category 55.60% 43.02% 45.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 72
Median daily rate £325 £344 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £171 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 6
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.78% +29.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.24 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £20.42 £101.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year - +14.81%  

Microsoft Excel is in the software application skills category. The next 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.

Contract Software Application Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 250 265 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 13.68% 11.26% 14.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 154 225
Median daily rate £320 £334 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.11% +2.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £113 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £493 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +5.46% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 62 36
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.72% -12.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £9.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.01 £32.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +24 55 £363 -6.45% 3
Bracknell +8 15 £155 -58.66% 2
Maidenhead -1 15 £550 +103.70% 1
Newbury +8 10 £340 +23.63% 2
Slough -7 5 £200 -39.62% 2
Wokingham +4 2 - - 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 114 (45.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 108 (42.69%) Microsoft
3 98 (38.74%) Finance
4 80 (31.62%) Telecoms
5 76 (30.04%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
7 46 (18.18%) Project Management
8 44 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
9 41 (16.21%) PMO
10 39 (15.42%) MS Visio
10 39 (15.42%) Degree
11 35 (13.83%) Marketing
12 30 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
13 29 (11.46%) SQL
14 27 (10.67%) Oracle
15 24 (9.49%) Analytics
16 22 (8.70%) Security Cleared
16 22 (8.70%) PRINCE2
16 22 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
17 18 (7.11%) Process Improvement
18 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
18 17 (6.72%) Mandarin Language
18 17 (6.72%) Information Management
18 17 (6.72%) SharePoint
19 16 (6.32%) PMI Certification
19 16 (6.32%) VBA
19 16 (6.32%) Time Management
20 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
21 14 (5.53%) Retail
22 13 (5.14%) Stakeholder 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 17 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.95%) MS Project Server
3 8 (3.16%) SAS
4 2 (0.79%) Apache
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) Jetty
4 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 114 (45.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 71 (28.06%) Microsoft Office
3 44 (17.39%) Microsoft Project
4 39 (15.42%) MS Visio
5 9 (3.56%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.40%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (0.79%) Unica
2 2 (0.79%) Unit4 Business World
2 2 (0.79%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.40%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.40%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.40%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.40%) CallidusCloud
4 1 (0.40%) IaaS
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.37%) VPN
2 5 (1.98%) 4G
2 5 (1.98%) BGP
2 5 (1.98%) Firewall
2 5 (1.98%) IPv6
2 5 (1.98%) MPLS
2 5 (1.98%) Multicast
2 5 (1.98%) OSPF
2 5 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.19%) 2G
3 3 (1.19%) 3G
3 3 (1.19%) LTE
3 3 (1.19%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (0.79%) Broadband
4 2 (0.79%) Internet
4 2 (0.79%) LDAP
4 2 (0.79%) SDH
5 1 (0.40%) LAN
5 1 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.35%) MS Access
3 10 (3.95%) BusinessObjects
4 9 (3.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (2.37%) Power BI
5 6 (2.37%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (2.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.19%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.79%) Big Data
7 2 (0.79%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.79%) PowerPivot
7 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.40%) Base SAS
8 1 (0.40%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Smart View
8 1 (0.40%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.79%) Eclipse
2 2 (0.79%) JMeter
2 2 (0.79%) Selenium
3 1 (0.40%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (0.40%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.40%) Toad
General
1 98 (38.74%) Finance
2 80 (31.62%) Telecoms
3 35 (13.83%) Marketing
4 17 (6.72%) Mandarin Language
5 14 (5.53%) Retail
6 10 (3.95%) German Language
6 10 (3.95%) Legal
7 9 (3.56%) Financial Institution
8 8 (3.16%) Banking
9 7 (2.77%) Retail Banking
10 3 (1.19%) Advertising
10 3 (1.19%) Law
10 3 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.79%) Back Office
11 2 (0.79%) Billing
11 2 (0.79%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.40%) French Language
12 1 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (29.25%) Analyst
2 31 (12.25%) Coordinator
3 21 (8.30%) Project Coordinator
4 17 (6.72%) Administrator
5 14 (5.53%) Consultant
6 11 (4.35%) Data Analyst
7 10 (3.95%) Financial Analyst
7 10 (3.95%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.95%) Security Analyst
8 9 (3.56%) Marketing Manager
9 8 (3.16%) Architect
9 8 (3.16%) Developer
9 8 (3.16%) PMO Planner
9 8 (3.16%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (3.16%) Test Analyst
10 7 (2.77%) Digital Architect
10 7 (2.77%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 6 (2.37%) Business Analyst
11 6 (2.37%) Business Intelligence Consultant
11 6 (2.37%) Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.16%) RESTful
1 8 (3.16%) WebCenter
2 5 (1.98%) .NET
2 5 (1.98%) HTML
2 5 (1.98%) XML
3 3 (1.19%) CSS
4 2 (0.79%) Flash
4 2 (0.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.04%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) PMI
3 10 (3.95%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.77%) Credit Risk
4 7 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.98%) Digital Media
5 5 (1.98%) Smart Meter
6 4 (1.58%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.58%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.19%) Robotics
8 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.79%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.79%) Replication
8 2 (0.79%) User Experience
9 1 (0.40%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.40%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Handset
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.19%) Linux
1 3 (1.19%) Unix
2 2 (0.79%) CentOS
2 2 (0.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (18.18%) Project Management
2 30 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (9.49%) Analytics
4 22 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 18 (7.11%) Process Improvement
6 17 (6.72%) Information Management
7 16 (6.32%) Time Management
8 13 (5.14%) ITIL
8 13 (5.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.74%) Budgeting and Forecasting
9 12 (4.74%) Migration
10 11 (4.35%) Demand Management
10 11 (4.35%) Presales
11 10 (3.95%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.95%) Mathematics
11 10 (3.95%) Online Marketing
11 10 (3.95%) Workflow
12 9 (3.56%) Data Modelling
12 9 (3.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.46%) SQL
2 16 (6.32%) VBA
3 9 (3.56%) Java
4 6 (2.37%) C
5 5 (1.98%) VB
6 3 (1.19%) Perl
6 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.19%) Python
7 2 (0.79%) C#
7 2 (0.79%) PHP
7 2 (0.79%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.40%) sed
8 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (15.42%) Degree
2 22 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 17 (6.72%) SC Cleared
4 16 (6.32%) PMI Certification
5 8 (3.16%) ACCA
5 8 (3.16%) CIMA
6 7 (2.77%) CCNP
6 7 (2.77%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.77%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.98%) CCIE
7 5 (1.98%) CCIP
8 4 (1.58%) PMP
9 3 (1.19%) CIPD
9 3 (1.19%) HND
9 3 (1.19%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.79%) CCNA
10 2 (0.79%) CISA
10 2 (0.79%) HNC
10 2 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (16.21%) PMO
2 7 (2.77%) Basel II
2 7 (2.77%) Data Quality
2 7 (2.77%) IFRS
2 7 (2.77%) IFRS 9
3 5 (1.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.58%) QA
5 3 (1.19%) Actionable Recommendations
5 3 (1.19%) GDPR
5 3 (1.19%) SLA
6 2 (0.79%) P3O
7 1 (0.40%) PMBOK
System Software
1 3 (1.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 108 (42.69%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.67%) Oracle
3 12 (4.74%) SAP
4 11 (4.35%) Tableau
5 10 (3.95%) Remedy
5 10 (3.95%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (2.37%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (1.98%) Adobe
7 5 (1.98%) Cisco
7 5 (1.98%) Huawei
7 5 (1.98%) Progress
8 4 (1.58%) HP
9 2 (0.79%) comScore
9 2 (0.79%) FatWire
9 2 (0.79%) Nortel
9 2 (0.79%) Omniture
9 2 (0.79%) Pegasus
9 2 (0.79%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.40%) Callidus
10 1 (0.40%) Marketo
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