Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 2019 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 > Reading
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 29 27 31
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +6
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 80 71 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.33% 5.66% 5.31%
As % of the Applications category 54.05% 42.26% 34.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 13 37
Reading median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +3.70%
10th Percentile £154 £82 £125
90th Percentile £604 £525 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £257 £325
% change year-on-year +36.45% -21.08% +10.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 6
Reading median hourly rate - £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.81% +46.00%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.05 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.35% - +24.97%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 148 168 215
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.86% 13.40% 15.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 57 71
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +41.51% -11.67%
10th Percentile £142 £129 £163
90th Percentile £546 £508 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £363 £325 £307
% change year-on-year +11.54% +6.04% +2.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 33
Reading median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.54% +36.84% -17.21%
10th Percentile £9.65 £10.88 £9.25
90th Percentile £13.35 £17.75 £19.71
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £10.15
% change year-on-year +33.33% +47.78% -18.16%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Microsoft Excel as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Reading

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Reading

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Reading over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Reading

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 46 (57.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 36 (45.00%) Finance
4 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
5 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
6 23 (28.75%) Workflow
6 23 (28.75%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (22.50%) Degree
8 16 (20.00%) Oracle
9 14 (17.50%) Project Management
9 14 (17.50%) Mandarin Language
10 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
11 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (13.75%) SAP
12 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
12 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
12 10 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (11.25%) Data Entry
13 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
13 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (10.00%) CRM
15 7 (8.75%) SLA
15 7 (8.75%) Change Management
15 7 (8.75%) Retail
15 7 (8.75%) Analytics
16 6 (7.50%) Logistics
16 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
17 5 (6.25%) Marketing

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 46 (57.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 35 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (12.50%) MS Visio
4 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.25%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Oracle CRM
1 3 (3.75%) Workday HCM
2 2 (2.50%) Eloqua
2 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.25%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.25%) OpenText MBPM
3 1 (1.25%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.25%) IaaS
2 1 (1.25%) PaaS
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) Data Mining
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 12c
2 2 (2.50%) Oracle ODI
2 2 (2.50%) Power BI
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
3 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Toad
2 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 36 (45.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
3 14 (17.50%) Mandarin Language
4 7 (8.75%) Retail
5 5 (6.25%) Marketing
6 2 (2.50%) Billing
6 2 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (32.50%) Analyst
2 24 (30.00%) Coordinator
3 22 (27.50%) Project Coordinator
4 7 (8.75%) Project Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Data Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Junior
6 5 (6.25%) Operations Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Sales Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Sales Operations Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 4 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) CRM Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) CRM Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Functional Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) IT Support
8 3 (3.75%) Marketing Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Project Controller
8 3 (3.75%) Systems Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Workday Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) .NET
2 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.75%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (13.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) RIA
6 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.25%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.75%) Workflow
2 14 (17.50%) Project Management
3 12 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 12 (15.00%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (12.50%) Data Analysis
5 9 (11.25%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (11.25%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (11.25%) Data Entry
6 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 7 (8.75%) Analytics
7 7 (8.75%) Change Management
8 6 (7.50%) Logistics
8 6 (7.50%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.00%) ITIL
9 4 (5.00%) Migration
9 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.00%) Time Management
10 3 (3.75%) Data Migration
10 3 (3.75%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.00%) C#
1 4 (5.00%) VBA
2 3 (3.75%) C
3 2 (2.50%) Java
3 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.50%) SQL
4 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.25%) VB
4 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 18 (22.50%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.75%) MBA
3 3 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.25%) APMP
5 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.25%) HNC
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 5 (6.25%) PMO
3 2 (2.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 48 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.00%) Oracle
3 11 (13.75%) SAP
4 3 (3.75%) IFS
4 3 (3.75%) Workday
5 2 (2.50%) Remedy
6 1 (1.25%) BT
6 1 (1.25%) CA
6 1 (1.25%) Dell
6 1 (1.25%) HP
6 1 (1.25%) Huawei
6 1 (1.25%) iManage
6 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.25%) Samsung