Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 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 > Reading
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 46 29
Rank change year-on-year +29 -17 -5
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 98 68 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.68% 3.73% 5.48%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 32.38% 44.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 35
Reading median daily rate £313 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.14% +12.90%
10th Percentile £118 £114 £210
90th Percentile £450 £499 £433
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 0
Reading median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.21% - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +6.90% -14.71%

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 Reading with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 224 210 239
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 17.55% 11.53% 12.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 89 84
Reading median daily rate £309 £340 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.04% +11.02% -3.54%
10th Percentile £130 £115 £118
90th Percentile £450 £489 £462
Berkshire median daily rate £310 £340 £300
% change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 33 25
Reading median hourly rate £12.40 £15.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -28.07% +28.66%
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% -6.67% -11.76%

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 27 July 2017.

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

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Reading over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Reading region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 45 (45.92%) Microsoft Office
3 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
4 38 (38.78%) Finance
4 38 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (26.53%) Degree
6 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 20 (20.41%) Marketing
8 19 (19.39%) Mandarin Language
9 16 (16.33%) Information Management
10 15 (15.31%) Analytics
11 12 (12.24%) Project Management
12 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
13 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
14 9 (9.18%) Workflow
14 9 (9.18%) Retail
14 9 (9.18%) Presales
14 9 (9.18%) German Language
15 8 (8.16%) Test Scripting
15 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (8.16%) Online Marketing
15 8 (8.16%) Financial Institution
15 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
15 8 (8.16%) Oracle
16 7 (7.14%) CCNP
16 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
16 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
16 7 (7.14%) Remedy
16 7 (7.14%) Risk Management

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 6 (6.12%) SAS
2 3 (3.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 55 (56.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 45 (45.92%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.10%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (4.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.04%) Unica
2 2 (2.04%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.02%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.16%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.06%) Office 365
4 2 (2.04%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) BGP
1 5 (5.10%) Firewall
1 5 (5.10%) IPv6
1 5 (5.10%) MPLS
1 5 (5.10%) Multicast
1 5 (5.10%) OSPF
1 5 (5.10%) TCP/IP
1 5 (5.10%) VPN
2 2 (2.04%) 2G
2 2 (2.04%) 3G
2 2 (2.04%) 4G
2 2 (2.04%) LTE
2 2 (2.04%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (1.02%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.12%) Power BI
3 4 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.04%) Big Data
4 2 (2.04%) Data Lake
4 2 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.04%) MS Access
4 2 (2.04%) PowerPivot
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.04%) JMeter
1 2 (2.04%) Selenium
2 1 (1.02%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (38.78%) Finance
2 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 20 (20.41%) Marketing
4 19 (19.39%) Mandarin Language
5 9 (9.18%) German Language
5 9 (9.18%) Retail
6 8 (8.16%) Financial Institution
7 6 (6.12%) Banking
7 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
8 2 (2.04%) Back Office
8 2 (2.04%) Legal
9 1 (1.02%) French Language
9 1 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (1.02%) General Ledger
9 1 (1.02%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Analyst
2 17 (17.35%) Coordinator
3 15 (15.31%) Project Coordinator
4 8 (8.16%) Marketing Manager
5 7 (7.14%) Consultant
6 6 (6.12%) Administrator
6 6 (6.12%) Test Analyst
7 5 (5.10%) IP Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Project Assistant
7 5 (5.10%) Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Credit Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Data Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.08%) Technical Services Analyst
9 3 (3.06%) Business Intelligence Consultant
10 2 (2.04%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.04%) .NET
1 2 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.02%) CSS
2 1 (1.02%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (38.78%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (6.12%) Credit Risk
4 2 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (2.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.02%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.02%) FMCG
5 1 (1.02%) PMI
5 1 (1.02%) Robotics
5 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Unix
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (16.33%) Information Management
2 15 (15.31%) Analytics
3 12 (12.24%) Project Management
4 11 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (10.20%) Data Modelling
6 9 (9.18%) Presales
6 9 (9.18%) Workflow
7 8 (8.16%) Online Marketing
7 8 (8.16%) Test Scripting
8 7 (7.14%) Migration
8 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 7 (7.14%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.12%) Credit Risk Modelling
9 6 (6.12%) Economics
9 6 (6.12%) ITIL
9 6 (6.12%) Mathematics
10 5 (5.10%) Data Visualisation
10 5 (5.10%) Network Design
10 5 (5.10%) Time Management
10 5 (5.10%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.12%) SQL
2 4 (4.08%) C
2 4 (4.08%) VBA
3 3 (3.06%) Java
3 3 (3.06%) VB
4 2 (2.04%) Perl
4 2 (2.04%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.02%) Python
5 1 (1.02%) sed
5 1 (1.02%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.02%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (26.53%) Degree
2 7 (7.14%) CCNP
2 7 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (6.12%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (6.12%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.10%) CCIE
4 5 (5.10%) CCIP
5 2 (2.04%) CCNA
5 2 (2.04%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) HNC
5 2 (2.04%) HND
5 2 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.04%) PMI Certification
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) CIPD
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.02%) MCP
6 1 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) Basel II
1 6 (6.12%) IFRS
1 6 (6.12%) IFRS 9
1 6 (6.12%) PMO
2 3 (3.06%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.06%) QA
3 2 (2.04%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (43.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 7 (7.14%) Remedy
3 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.10%) Cisco
4 5 (5.10%) Huawei
4 5 (5.10%) Tableau
5 2 (2.04%) Adobe
5 2 (2.04%) comScore
5 2 (2.04%) HP
5 2 (2.04%) Omniture
6 1 (1.02%) BT
6 1 (1.02%) Progress
6 1 (1.02%) Samsung