Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 25 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 269 253 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.49% 6.18% 5.10%
As % of the Applications category 55.24% 51.11% 45.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 95 88
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +1.69%
10th Percentile £130 £113 £134
90th Percentile £511 £438 £483
South East median daily rate £374 £300 £300
% change year-on-year +24.67% - -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 28 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.87% - +29.17%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.18 £10.84
90th Percentile £27.33 £34.91 £24.35
South East median hourly rate £12.75 £17.24 £16.25
% change year-on-year -26.04% +6.09% +20.37%

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 487 495 495
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.75% 12.09% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 193 192
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.75% +3.42%
10th Percentile £134 £123 £158
90th Percentile £488 £493 £486
South East median daily rate £374 £345 £320
% change year-on-year +8.41% +7.81% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 61 70
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.00 £14.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% +13.73% -15.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £27.33 £35.85 £24.13
South East median hourly rate £14.61 £15.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year -5.74% -5.34% +9.17%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -3 87 £381 +5.17% 8
Slough +15 32 £205 -8.89% 4
Bracknell -21 25 £275 +83.33% 2
Maidenhead -7 20 £350 +16.67%
Newbury -5 14 £135 -60.29% 2
Wokingham -13 7 £425 +61.60%
Windsor - 1 £425 - 1
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 15 November 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.

1 125 (46.47%) Microsoft
2 111 (41.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 100 (37.17%) Telecoms
4 92 (34.20%) Finance
5 80 (29.74%) Microsoft Office
6 59 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
7 56 (20.82%) SQL
8 50 (18.59%) Oracle
9 49 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (14.87%) Project Management
10 40 (14.87%) SAP
10 40 (14.87%) PMO
11 39 (14.50%) MS Visio
12 38 (14.13%) Data Analysis
13 36 (13.38%) Workflow
13 36 (13.38%) SharePoint
14 33 (12.27%) Migration
14 33 (12.27%) Degree
15 29 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
16 28 (10.41%) Data Migration
17 26 (9.67%) Self-Motivation
18 23 (8.55%) VBA
19 22 (8.18%) PRINCE2
19 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Project
19 22 (8.18%) Data Cleansing
20 20 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (7.43%) Billing
20 20 (7.43%) Customer-Centricity
21 19 (7.06%) Management Information System
21 19 (7.06%) JIRA

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 36 (13.38%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.23%) Confluence
3 4 (1.49%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.74%) CMS
4 2 (0.74%) MS Project Server
4 2 (0.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.37%) Apache
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 111 (41.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 80 (29.74%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (14.50%) MS Visio
4 22 (8.18%) Microsoft Project
5 9 (3.35%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.37%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (4.83%) CSG Singleview
1 13 (4.83%) Oracle EBS R12
1 13 (4.83%) Oracle Payables
1 13 (4.83%) Oracle Receivables
2 5 (1.86%) SAP ERP
3 4 (1.49%) Eloqua
3 4 (1.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.12%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (1.12%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.74%) Movex
5 2 (0.74%) Oracle CRM
5 2 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.74%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.37%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.32%) Office 365
2 15 (5.58%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.74%) Slack
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.46%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (2.23%) 3G
2 6 (2.23%) 4G
3 3 (1.12%) LAN
3 3 (1.12%) VoLTE
3 3 (1.12%) WAN
4 2 (0.74%) 2G
4 2 (0.74%) 5G
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) MVNO
4 2 (0.74%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) 802.11
5 1 (0.37%) DHCP
5 1 (0.37%) DNS
5 1 (0.37%) LTE
5 1 (0.37%) Skype
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) VPN
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.83%) Power BI
2 10 (3.72%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database
3 9 (3.35%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (2.60%) MS Access
5 6 (2.23%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.12%) Big Data
7 3 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.12%) Essbase
8 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (0.74%) QlikView
9 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.37%) MySQL
9 1 (0.37%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.37%) Redis
9 1 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.06%) JIRA
2 9 (3.35%) Toad
3 4 (1.49%) LSMW
4 1 (0.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.37%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 100 (37.17%) Telecoms
2 92 (34.20%) Finance
3 20 (7.43%) Billing
4 16 (5.95%) Mandarin Language
4 16 (5.95%) Marketing
5 12 (4.46%) Legal
6 10 (3.72%) Retail
7 4 (1.49%) Advertising
7 4 (1.49%) German Language
8 2 (0.74%) Banking
8 2 (0.74%) Electronics
8 2 (0.74%) French Language
8 2 (0.74%) Games
8 2 (0.74%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.37%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.37%) Back Office
9 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (39.03%) Analyst
2 49 (18.22%) Data Analyst
3 42 (15.61%) Coordinator
4 30 (11.15%) Project Coordinator
5 20 (7.43%) Financial Analyst
6 16 (5.95%) Project Manager
7 14 (5.20%) Data Migration Analyst
7 14 (5.20%) Migration Analyst
8 10 (3.72%) Administrator
8 10 (3.72%) Junior
9 9 (3.35%) Developer
10 8 (2.97%) Consultant
11 7 (2.60%) Service Analyst
12 6 (2.23%) PMO Analyst
12 6 (2.23%) Project Controller
12 6 (2.23%) Project Planner
12 6 (2.23%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (2.23%) Service Desk Analyst
12 6 (2.23%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (1.86%) Programme Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.72%) .NET
2 7 (2.60%) HTML
3 5 (1.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (1.86%) SAP Business Workflow
4 4 (1.49%) BAPI
5 3 (1.12%) CSS
6 2 (0.74%) Ajax
6 2 (0.74%) EDI
6 2 (0.74%) IDoc
7 1 (0.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
7 1 (0.37%) COM
7 1 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (0.37%) LAMP
7 1 (0.37%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.93%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (9.67%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (7.06%) Management Information System
4 9 (3.35%) User Experience
5 6 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.23%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.86%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.49%) PACS
8 3 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.12%) PMI
9 2 (0.74%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) RIA
9 2 (0.74%) Social Media
10 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.37%) iSeries
10 1 (0.37%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.35%) Windows
2 4 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 3 (1.12%) Android
3 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.74%) Linux
4 2 (0.74%) Solaris
4 2 (0.74%) Unix
4 2 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.37%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (14.87%) Project Management
3 38 (14.13%) Data Analysis
4 36 (13.38%) Workflow
5 33 (12.27%) Migration
6 29 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (10.41%) Data Migration
8 22 (8.18%) Data Cleansing
8 22 (8.18%) PRINCE2
9 20 (7.43%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (7.43%) Customer-Centricity
10 19 (7.06%) Time Management
10 19 (7.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (6.32%) ERP
12 13 (4.83%) Change Control
12 13 (4.83%) Data Mapping
12 13 (4.83%) Data Modelling
12 13 (4.83%) ETL
12 13 (4.83%) Programme Management
13 12 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (20.82%) SQL
2 23 (8.55%) VBA
3 16 (5.95%) PL/SQL
4 10 (3.72%) Java
5 8 (2.97%) C#
5 8 (2.97%) VB
6 7 (2.60%) C
7 5 (1.86%) ABAP
7 5 (1.86%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.12%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.12%) Python
9 3 (1.12%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.74%) Korn
10 2 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.37%) Ruby
11 1 (0.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (12.27%) Degree
2 12 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.35%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.49%) ACCA
4 4 (1.49%) CIMA
4 4 (1.49%) MBA
5 3 (1.12%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.12%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.74%) CCNA
6 2 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.74%) HNC
6 2 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.37%) CISA
7 1 (0.37%) CISM
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) PMP
7 1 (0.37%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (14.87%) PMO
2 17 (6.32%) SLA
3 15 (5.58%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.49%) QA
5 2 (0.74%) IFRS
6 1 (0.37%) GDPR
6 1 (0.37%) GxP
6 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.37%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.74%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.37%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.37%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 125 (46.47%) Microsoft
2 50 (18.59%) Oracle
3 40 (14.87%) SAP
4 9 (3.35%) IFS
4 9 (3.35%) JD Edwards
5 8 (2.97%) Aruba
6 7 (2.60%) Remedy
7 4 (1.49%) Google
7 4 (1.49%) Huawei
7 4 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.49%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.49%) Workday
8 3 (1.12%) Apple
8 3 (1.12%) Ariba
8 3 (1.12%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.12%) Tableau
9 2 (0.74%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 2 (0.74%) Juniper
9 2 (0.74%) Niku
9 2 (0.74%) Nokia