Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 30 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 224 213 294
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.45% 5.38% 6.02%
As % of the Applications category 48.80% 44.65% 49.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 107 141
Berkshire median daily rate £257 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.08% +10.17% +7.27%
10th Percentile £113 £169 £150
90th Percentile £484 £453 £430
South East median daily rate £300 £325 £318
% change year-on-year -7.69% +2.20% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.97% -27.04%
10th Percentile £11.25 £8.96 £10.55
90th Percentile £34.20 £30.00 £17.06
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £13.75 £12.48
% change year-on-year +30.91% +10.22% -13.22%

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 459 477 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 11.17% 12.04% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 202 257
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £307 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.04% +2.17% -
10th Percentile £120 £168 £159
90th Percentile £494 £450 £450
South East median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 56 70
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.15 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.78% -18.16% -22.48%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £36.28 £30.00 £21.55
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.10% - +3.45%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +4 71 £363 +3.57% 9
Maidenhead +10 33 £300 - 7
Bracknell +3 33 £150 -36.84% 4
Newbury -9 11 £400 +70.21% 3
Wokingham +6 6 £263 -19.08% 2
Slough -9 6 £200 -31.03% 6
Crowthorne - 1 - -
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 118 (52.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 88 (39.29%) Telecoms
3 69 (30.80%) Microsoft
4 64 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 61 (27.23%) Finance
6 60 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
7 43 (19.20%) Degree
8 38 (16.96%) SQL
9 30 (13.39%) SAP
10 29 (12.95%) Project Management
11 27 (12.05%) MS Visio
11 27 (12.05%) Mandarin Language
12 25 (11.16%) SQL Server
13 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
13 24 (10.71%) Marketing
13 24 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 24 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
13 24 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
14 23 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (9.82%) Microsoft Project
16 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (9.38%) PMO
17 20 (8.93%) Data Management
17 20 (8.93%) Workflow
17 20 (8.93%) XML
17 20 (8.93%) Management Information System
18 18 (8.04%) Tableau
19 17 (7.59%) Data Analysis
19 17 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
20 16 (7.14%) Data Quality

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 24 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.34%) MS Project Server
3 2 (0.89%) Documentum
3 2 (0.89%) SAS
4 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 118 (52.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 64 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
3 27 (12.05%) MS Visio
4 22 (9.82%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (7.59%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (4.91%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (1.79%) Maya
8 2 (0.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (2.68%) FastStats
2 4 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.79%) SAP SD
3 2 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 2 (0.89%) SAP BPC
3 2 (0.89%) SAP HR
3 2 (0.89%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.45%) Maximo
4 1 (0.45%) Primavera
4 1 (0.45%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.45%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.45%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (10.71%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (4.91%) Office 365
3 2 (0.89%) SuccessFactors
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
2 10 (4.46%) 3G
3 9 (4.02%) VoLTE
4 7 (3.13%) 4G
5 6 (2.68%) 5G
6 5 (2.23%) Ethernet
6 5 (2.23%) Wireless
7 4 (1.79%) VoWiFi
8 3 (1.34%) DHCP
8 3 (1.34%) DNS
8 3 (1.34%) Skype
9 2 (0.89%) BGP
9 2 (0.89%) FCAPS
9 2 (0.89%) IKE
9 2 (0.89%) IPsec
9 2 (0.89%) MPLS
9 2 (0.89%) OSPF
9 2 (0.89%) SNMP
9 2 (0.89%) VPN
9 2 (0.89%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (11.16%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (3.13%) GIS
2 7 (3.13%) Power BI
3 6 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.34%) MySQL
6 2 (0.89%) Big Data
6 2 (0.89%) MS Access
7 1 (0.45%) Geospatial Data
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.45%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.45%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.45%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (0.45%) Selenium
2 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
2 1 (0.45%) Toad
General
1 88 (39.29%) Telecoms
2 61 (27.23%) Finance
3 27 (12.05%) Mandarin Language
4 24 (10.71%) Marketing
5 11 (4.91%) Legal
6 10 (4.46%) Billing
7 8 (3.57%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.13%) Electronics
8 7 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (2.23%) Back Office
10 4 (1.79%) Retail
11 3 (1.34%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.89%) Advertising
12 2 (0.89%) Banking
12 2 (0.89%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (27.23%) Analyst
2 26 (11.61%) Coordinator
3 20 (8.93%) Project Coordinator
4 18 (8.04%) Developer
5 16 (7.14%) Consultant
6 15 (6.70%) Data Analyst
7 12 (5.36%) Project Assistant
8 10 (4.46%) Administrator
8 10 (4.46%) Commercial Consultant
9 9 (4.02%) Network Specialist
9 9 (4.02%) Report Analyst
9 9 (4.02%) Service Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Architect
10 8 (3.57%) Financial Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Performance Specialist
10 8 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.57%) Transformation Consultant
11 7 (3.13%) Excel Analyst
11 7 (3.13%) IT Consultant
11 7 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.93%) XML
2 3 (1.34%) EDI
2 3 (1.34%) HTML
3 2 (0.89%) CSS
4 1 (0.45%) .NET
4 1 (0.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (0.45%) Mason
4 1 (0.45%) REST
4 1 (0.45%) RESTful
4 1 (0.45%) SOAP
4 1 (0.45%) Visualforce
4 1 (0.45%) Web Services
4 1 (0.45%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 60 (26.79%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 12 (5.36%) e-Learning
3 12 (5.36%) Learning Management System
4 6 (2.68%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) Replication
6 3 (1.34%) Analytical Mindset
6 3 (1.34%) PMI
7 2 (0.89%) Clustering
7 2 (0.89%) CMDB
7 2 (0.89%) Credit Risk
7 2 (0.89%) PKI
7 2 (0.89%) Social Media
7 2 (0.89%) Taxonomies
7 2 (0.89%) User Experience
8 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.79%) Windows
2 2 (0.89%) Linux
2 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (0.89%) Unix
2 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.45%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (12.95%) Project Management
2 24 (10.71%) Customer-Centricity
2 24 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (10.27%) Business Intelligence
4 21 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (8.93%) Data Management
5 20 (8.93%) Workflow
6 17 (7.59%) Data Analysis
7 15 (6.70%) Migration
8 14 (6.25%) ITIL
8 14 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 12 (5.36%) Analytics
9 12 (5.36%) Change Control
9 12 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.36%) Visualisation
10 11 (4.91%) Data Visualisation
11 9 (4.02%) Change Management
12 8 (3.57%) Data Modelling
12 8 (3.57%) ITSM
12 8 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.96%) SQL
2 6 (2.68%) VBA
3 3 (1.34%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.89%) VB
5 1 (0.45%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.45%) C
5 1 (0.45%) C#
5 1 (0.45%) Java
5 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.45%) Python
5 1 (0.45%) SOQL
5 1 (0.45%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 43 (19.20%) Degree
2 7 (3.13%) ACCA
2 7 (3.13%) CIMA
2 7 (3.13%) PMI Certification
2 7 (3.13%) PMP
3 6 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (2.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 4 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.89%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.89%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.38%) PMO
2 16 (7.14%) Data Quality
3 4 (1.79%) QA
3 4 (1.79%) SLA
4 2 (0.89%) Basel II
4 2 (0.89%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) IFRS
4 2 (0.89%) IFRS 9
4 2 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 69 (30.80%) Microsoft
2 30 (13.39%) SAP
3 18 (8.04%) Tableau
4 14 (6.25%) Adobe
4 14 (6.25%) Remedy
5 6 (2.68%) Mapinfo
5 6 (2.68%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.23%) Google
6 5 (2.23%) Oracle
7 4 (1.79%) Amdocs
7 4 (1.79%) Ericsson
7 4 (1.79%) MicroStrategy
7 4 (1.79%) Nokia
8 2 (0.89%) 3PAR
8 2 (0.89%) Ariba
8 2 (0.89%) Cognos
8 2 (0.89%) Dell
8 2 (0.89%) HP
8 2 (0.89%) Infoblox
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat