The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 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 24 April 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
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 19 20
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 9 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 3.63% 5.11% 6.12%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 50.00% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 7
Median daily rate £110 £210 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.61% -16.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.56 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.20 £16.60 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.90 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +13.57% -15.15%  

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 Bracknell with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Bracknell
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 24 28 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 9.68% 10.22% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 25
Median daily rate £263 £325 £231
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +40.54%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -6.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.75 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.85
% change year-on-year - +7.74%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing Microsoft Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Bracknell

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bracknell

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 8 (40.00%) Project Management
3 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (30.00%) Legal
6 5 (25.00%) Degree
6 5 (25.00%) SAP
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 4 (20.00%) Migration
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (15.00%) Economics
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
8 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
8 3 (15.00%) GAAP
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) Oracle
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
9 2 (10.00%) PMO
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
2 1 (5.00%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Legal
3 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Project Coordinator
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SSIS Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SSRS Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) HR Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Business Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) IT Graduate
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Economics
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Analysis
3 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.00%) Data Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Escalation Management
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) GAAP
2 2 (10.00%) PMO
3 1 (5.00%) QA
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) SAP
3 3 (15.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (5.00%) Cramer
4 1 (5.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Nortel
4 1 (5.00%) Progress
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com