Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 18 November 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 > Slough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3 +3
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 8 24 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.70% 7.64% 5.28%
As % of the Applications category 29.63% 45.28% 34.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 18
Slough median daily rate £225 £277 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.77% +0.73% +17.02%
10th Percentile £200 £173 £151
90th Percentile £340 £450 £387
Berkshire median daily rate £240 £300 £295
% change year-on-year -20.00% +1.69% +1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Slough median hourly rate - £8.50 -
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £12.00
% change year-on-year -1.59% +31.25% -31.43%

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 Slough with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 27 53 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 9.12% 16.88% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 31 42
Slough median daily rate £325 £363 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +31.82% +10.00%
10th Percentile £133 £180 £155
90th Percentile £481 £450 £399
Berkshire median daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year +6.56% +1.67% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 5
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +18.18%
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +11.54% -13.33% -1.64%

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Slough

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Slough

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Slough region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
3 4 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations
4 3 (37.50%) PMO
4 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (25.00%) Cognos
5 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
5 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
6 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
6 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
6 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (12.50%) EAM
6 1 (12.50%) Documentum
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) Maximo
6 1 (12.50%) GIS
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Document Management

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Maximo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (12.50%) GIS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Data Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Commercial Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) PMO Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Actionable Insight
2 4 (50.00%) Matrix Organization
3 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Document Management
5 1 (12.50%) EAM
5 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Actionable Recommendations
2 3 (37.50%) PMO
3 2 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cognos