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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 9 13
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 4 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.88% 11.11% 6.83%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 50.00% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 8
Median daily rate £263 £331 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.75% +54.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £207 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £375 £328
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £314 £325
% change year-on-year +3.58% -3.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year -1.58% +12.50%  

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 Slough with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 36 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 6.47% 22.22% 15.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 25 17
Median daily rate £200 £338 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.74% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £175.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.18% -93.71%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 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 22 June 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 (77.78%) Microsoft
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) CRM
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
5 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (22.22%) Campaign Management
5 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access

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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) NetSuite
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DWDM
1 1 (11.11%) SDH
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Data Mining
1 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
1 2 (22.22%) MS Access
1 2 (22.22%) Power BI
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ETL Developer
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Optical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Presales Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL BI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) SSIS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Transmission Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Campaign Management
3 2 (22.22%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 2 (22.22%) Data Extraction
3 2 (22.22%) Data Migration
3 2 (22.22%) ERP
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Presales
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Programme Management
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) UML
3 2 (22.22%) Use Case
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) OCP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) Actionable Recommendations
1 2 (22.22%) Data Quality
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Callidus
2 1 (11.11%) Marketo
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Remedy
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel
2 1 (11.11%) Virgin Media