The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 10 17 15
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 11 12 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.86% 5.56% 6.44%
As % of the Applications category 73.33% 48.00% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 10
Median daily rate £425 £305 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.34% +1.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £245 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £440 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year - +4.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £14.20 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -12.12% +17.85%  

MS 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 15 25 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 10.71% 11.57% 14.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 17
Median daily rate £425 £290 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.55% +16.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £123 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.42% -18.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Slough

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Slough

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Slough over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Slough

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Slough

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS 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 MS Excel.

1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
5 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (26.09%) SLA
5 6 (26.09%) CRM
5 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) ETL
6 5 (21.74%) MS Access
6 5 (21.74%) Marketing
6 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (21.74%) Migration
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) Campaign Management
7 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 4 (17.39%) Power BI
7 4 (17.39%) Validation
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
7 4 (17.39%) Project Management
7 4 (17.39%) ERP
7 4 (17.39%) MS Office
8 3 (13.04%) XML
8 3 (13.04%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.35%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (17.39%) MS Office
3 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (8.70%) MS Project
5 1 (4.35%) InfoPath
5 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (4.35%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) NetSuite
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) CallidusCloud
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) VLAN
2 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) FTP
2 2 (8.70%) HTTP
2 2 (8.70%) ICMP
2 2 (8.70%) IGMP
2 2 (8.70%) SNMP
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) ATM
3 1 (4.35%) BGP
3 1 (4.35%) DWDM
3 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
3 1 (4.35%) IPv4
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
3 1 (4.35%) OSPF
3 1 (4.35%) RSVP
3 1 (4.35%) SDH
3 1 (4.35%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (21.74%) MS Access
3 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (17.39%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 4 (17.39%) Power BI
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) Marketing
4 3 (13.04%) Legal
5 2 (8.70%) Billing
5 2 (8.70%) Electronics
6 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (13.04%) ETL Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Business Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Data Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Data Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) DBA
4 2 (8.70%) Field Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) SQL BI Developer
4 2 (8.70%) SSIS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) 4G Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Velocity
1 3 (13.04%) XML
2 2 (8.70%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
2 2 (8.70%) Middleware
3 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) IPTV
2 2 (8.70%) Over-the-Top Content
2 2 (8.70%) Video on Demand
3 1 (4.35%) e-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) STB
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Android
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (26.09%) CRM
3 5 (21.74%) ETL
3 5 (21.74%) Migration
4 4 (17.39%) Campaign Management
4 4 (17.39%) Data Extraction
4 4 (17.39%) Data Migration
4 4 (17.39%) ERP
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) Validation
5 3 (13.04%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (13.04%) Data Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 2 (8.70%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) Presales
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.70%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) UML
6 2 (8.70%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) Java
3 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
3 1 (4.35%) Python
3 1 (4.35%) R
3 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (4.35%) CCIP
2 1 (4.35%) CCNA
2 1 (4.35%) CCNP
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.35%) JNCIA
2 1 (4.35%) OCP
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Amdocs OSS
1 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Callidus
2 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
2 3 (13.04%) Huawei
2 3 (13.04%) Nortel
3 2 (8.70%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Cramer
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) Marketo
3 2 (8.70%) Nokia Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Remedy
3 2 (8.70%) Tellabs
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco
4 1 (4.35%) Juniper
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Siebel
4 1 (4.35%) Virgin Media