Period
to 18 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 31 27
Rank change year-on-year +6 -4 +5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 246 216 272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.03% 5.04% 5.39%
As % of the Applications category 50.72% 44.17% 46.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 84 134
Berkshire median daily rate £240 £300 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +1.69% +1.72%
10th Percentile £113 £132 £169
90th Percentile £443 £454 £429
South East median daily rate £300 £300 £325
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 30 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.59% +31.25% -31.43%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.57 £10.48
90th Percentile £34.91 £25.15 £16.18
South East median hourly rate £17.24 £17.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year -1.49% +29.63% -3.57%

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 485 489 589
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.90% 11.41% 11.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 187 270
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% -7.69%
10th Percentile £122 £158 £156
90th Percentile £494 £475 £451
South East median daily rate £345 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +7.81% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 67 50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% -1.64%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.85 £24.25 £21.55
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +10.00% +5.04%

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 November 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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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 +9 82 £363 +26.09% 2
Bracknell +10 45 £150 -45.45% 2
Maidenhead +10 33 £300 +1.69% 1
Newbury 0 15 £340 +43.16%
Slough -6 8 £225 -18.77%
Wokingham +11 7 £263 -28.68%
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 130 (52.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 81 (32.93%) Microsoft
3 80 (32.52%) Telecoms
4 76 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
5 70 (28.46%) Finance
6 60 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
7 51 (20.73%) Degree
8 34 (13.82%) Project Management
9 33 (13.41%) SQL
9 33 (13.41%) Marketing
10 30 (12.20%) SQL Server
10 30 (12.20%) SAP
10 30 (12.20%) MS Visio
11 26 (10.57%) SharePoint
12 24 (9.76%) Mandarin Language
12 24 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
13 23 (9.35%) Customer-Centricity
13 23 (9.35%) Data Management
14 22 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (8.13%) XML
16 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Project
17 19 (7.72%) Data Analysis
18 18 (7.32%) Workflow
18 18 (7.32%) Management Information System
18 18 (7.32%) Data Quality
19 17 (6.91%) ITIL
19 17 (6.91%) Remedy
20 16 (6.50%) Spreadsheet

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 26 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.85%) SAS
3 3 (1.22%) Documentum
4 2 (0.81%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.41%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 130 (52.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 60 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
3 30 (12.20%) MS Visio
4 20 (8.13%) Microsoft Project
5 16 (6.50%) Spreadsheet
6 9 (3.66%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (1.63%) Maya
8 2 (0.81%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.41%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (2.44%) FastStats
2 5 (2.03%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.63%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.81%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.81%) SAP BPC
4 2 (0.81%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.81%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.41%) Maximo
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.41%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.41%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.54%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (4.07%) Office 365
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.07%) Radio Access Network
2 4 (1.63%) 5G
3 3 (1.22%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.22%) Wireless
4 2 (0.81%) 4G
4 2 (0.81%) BGP
4 2 (0.81%) DHCP
4 2 (0.81%) DNS
4 2 (0.81%) MPLS
4 2 (0.81%) OSPF
4 2 (0.81%) Skype
4 2 (0.81%) VPN
5 1 (0.41%) 3G
5 1 (0.41%) HSRP
5 1 (0.41%) IKE
5 1 (0.41%) IPv6
5 1 (0.41%) LTE
5 1 (0.41%) Multicast
5 1 (0.41%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (0.41%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.85%) GIS
3 5 (2.03%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (2.03%) Power BI
3 5 (2.03%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.63%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.81%) MS Access
5 2 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.81%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.41%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Smart View
6 1 (0.41%) QGIS
6 1 (0.41%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.41%) JMeter
2 1 (0.41%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.41%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.41%) Selenium
2 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.41%) Toad
2 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 80 (32.52%) Telecoms
2 70 (28.46%) Finance
3 33 (13.41%) Marketing
4 24 (9.76%) Mandarin Language
5 10 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.85%) Billing
6 7 (2.85%) Electronics
6 7 (2.85%) Legal
6 7 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (2.85%) Retail
7 6 (2.44%) Banking
7 6 (2.44%) Retail Banking
8 5 (2.03%) Back Office
9 3 (1.22%) Advertising
10 2 (0.81%) Digital Economy
10 2 (0.81%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.81%) German Language
11 1 (0.41%) Games
11 1 (0.41%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 83 (33.74%) Analyst
2 29 (11.79%) Coordinator
3 25 (10.16%) Data Analyst
4 24 (9.76%) Project Coordinator
5 15 (6.10%) Developer
6 12 (4.88%) Architect
7 11 (4.47%) Administrator
7 11 (4.47%) Consultant
8 10 (4.07%) Financial Analyst
8 10 (4.07%) Report Analyst
8 10 (4.07%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.66%) Excel Analyst
9 9 (3.66%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Technical Analyst
10 8 (3.25%) Technical Services Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 7 (2.85%) Process Analyst
11 7 (2.85%) Programme Manager
11 7 (2.85%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.85%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.13%) XML
2 7 (2.85%) RESTful
2 7 (2.85%) WebCenter
3 5 (2.03%) CSS
3 5 (2.03%) HTML
4 3 (1.22%) .NET
4 3 (1.22%) EDI
5 2 (0.81%) Flash
6 1 (0.41%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.41%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.41%) Mason
6 1 (0.41%) REST
6 1 (0.41%) SOAP
6 1 (0.41%) Visualforce
6 1 (0.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 76 (30.89%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.66%) e-Learning
3 9 (3.66%) Learning Management System
4 6 (2.44%) Credit Risk
5 4 (1.63%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.63%) Replication
6 3 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.22%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.22%) PMI
7 2 (0.81%) CMDB
7 2 (0.81%) FMCG
7 2 (0.81%) Pricing Data
7 2 (0.81%) Social Media
7 2 (0.81%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.41%) Clustering
8 1 (0.41%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.41%) Handset
8 1 (0.41%) Life Science
8 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.03%) Windows
2 2 (0.81%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.41%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Unix
3 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (13.82%) Project Management
2 24 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (9.35%) Customer-Centricity
3 23 (9.35%) Data Management
4 22 (8.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (7.72%) Data Analysis
6 18 (7.32%) Workflow
7 17 (6.91%) ITIL
8 15 (6.10%) PRINCE2
9 13 (5.28%) Process Improvement
10 12 (4.88%) Analytics
10 12 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (4.88%) Data Modelling
11 10 (4.07%) Change Control
11 10 (4.07%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (4.07%) Programme Management
11 10 (4.07%) Time Management
12 9 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (3.66%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (13.41%) SQL
2 10 (4.07%) VBA
3 3 (1.22%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.22%) VB
4 1 (0.41%) Apex Code
4 1 (0.41%) C
4 1 (0.41%) C#
4 1 (0.41%) Java
4 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.41%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.41%) Python
4 1 (0.41%) sed
4 1 (0.41%) SOQL
4 1 (0.41%) SOSL
4 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 51 (20.73%) Degree
2 11 (4.47%) ACCA
2 11 (4.47%) CIMA
3 10 (4.07%) PMP
4 7 (2.85%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.44%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (1.63%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.81%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.41%) CCIE
10 1 (0.41%) CCIP
10 1 (0.41%) CCNP
10 1 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.41%) MBA
10 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.32%) Data Quality
2 14 (5.69%) PMO
3 6 (2.44%) Basel II
3 6 (2.44%) IFRS
3 6 (2.44%) IFRS 9
4 5 (2.03%) GDPR
4 5 (2.03%) QA
5 4 (1.63%) Actionable Recommendations
6 2 (0.81%) SLA
7 1 (0.41%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.41%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.41%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 81 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 30 (12.20%) SAP
3 17 (6.91%) Remedy
4 13 (5.28%) Adobe
4 13 (5.28%) Oracle
5 7 (2.85%) Tableau
6 5 (2.03%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.63%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.63%) Cognos
7 4 (1.63%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.63%) Mapinfo
7 4 (1.63%) Nokia
8 3 (1.22%) Google
9 2 (0.81%) Ariba
9 2 (0.81%) Concur
9 2 (0.81%) FatWire
9 2 (0.81%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.81%) Workday
10 1 (0.41%) 3PAR
10 1 (0.41%) Splunk