Period
to 13 November 2018

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 13 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 23 32
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 0
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 88 82 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.86% 6.55% 4.87%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 43.62% 37.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 21 25
Reading median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £147 £158 £110
90th Percentile £625 £415 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £250 £300
% change year-on-year +30.00% -16.67% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 11
Reading median hourly rate - £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% +67.01%
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.75 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +33.87% - +29.17%

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 168 188 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 11.19% 15.03% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 58 69
Reading median daily rate £373 £363 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.90% +36.79% -18.46%
10th Percentile £117 £150 £115
90th Percentile £495 £477 £496
Berkshire median daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 28 39
Reading median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +36.84% -36.67%
10th Percentile £10.70 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £21.20 £19.86 £21.08
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +20.00% -16.67%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 47 (53.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 40 (45.45%) Finance
4 37 (42.05%) Microsoft Office
5 35 (39.77%) Telecoms
6 27 (30.68%) Workflow
7 22 (25.00%) Degree
8 20 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
9 16 (18.18%) Oracle
10 15 (17.05%) Project Management
10 15 (17.05%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (13.64%) Customer-Centricity
12 11 (12.50%) SAP
13 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
14 9 (10.23%) Data Entry
14 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
14 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (10.23%) SLA
14 9 (10.23%) CRM
14 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
15 8 (9.09%) Marketing
16 7 (7.95%) Retail
16 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
16 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
16 7 (7.95%) Analytics
17 6 (6.82%) Virtual Team
18 5 (5.68%) Change Management
18 5 (5.68%) C#
18 5 (5.68%) VBA

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 7 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.55%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.14%) Apache
Applications
1 47 (53.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 37 (42.05%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (7.95%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.14%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Eloqua
2 3 (3.41%) Workday HCM
3 2 (2.27%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (17.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) Power BI
2 2 (2.27%) QlikView
2 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.14%) MS Access
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) Redis
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 40 (45.45%) Finance
2 35 (39.77%) Telecoms
3 16 (18.18%) Mandarin Language
4 8 (9.09%) Marketing
5 7 (7.95%) Retail
6 4 (4.55%) Legal
7 2 (2.27%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 24 (27.27%) Coordinator
2 23 (26.14%) Analyst
3 21 (23.86%) Project Coordinator
4 6 (6.82%) Junior
5 5 (5.68%) Marketing Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Operations Manager
5 5 (5.68%) Project Assistant
5 5 (5.68%) Project Manager
6 4 (4.55%) Excel Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Data Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Functional Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 3 (3.41%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Project Controller
7 3 (3.41%) Sales Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Sales Operations Manager
7 3 (3.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (3.41%) Workday Analyst
8 2 (2.27%) Implementation Controller
8 2 (2.27%) Project Implementation Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) .NET
2 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.14%) COM
3 1 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.14%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (22.73%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (10.23%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.82%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.41%) User Experience
5 2 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) RIA
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.41%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.68%) Workflow
2 15 (17.05%) Project Management
3 12 (13.64%) Customer-Centricity
4 10 (11.36%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (10.23%) CRM
5 9 (10.23%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (10.23%) Data Analysis
5 9 (10.23%) Data Entry
6 7 (7.95%) Analytics
7 5 (5.68%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (5.68%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (5.68%) Change Management
7 5 (5.68%) Logistics
8 4 (4.55%) B2B
8 4 (4.55%) Marketing Automation
8 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.55%) Time Management
9 3 (3.41%) ITIL
9 3 (3.41%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) C#
1 5 (5.68%) VBA
2 4 (4.55%) C
3 3 (3.41%) SQL
4 2 (2.27%) VB
5 1 (1.14%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.14%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) HNC
3 2 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.14%) MBA
4 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) SLA
2 4 (4.55%) PMO
3 3 (3.41%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 51 (57.95%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.18%) Oracle
3 11 (12.50%) SAP
4 3 (3.41%) IFS
4 3 (3.41%) Workday
5 2 (2.27%) BT
5 2 (2.27%) Remedy
6 1 (1.14%) Cadence
6 1 (1.14%) Huawei
6 1 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Samsung
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow