The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 160 152 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.15% 7.57% 8.42%
As % of the Applications category 53.16% 48.87% 58.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 76 86
Average daily rate
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£375 £311 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £125 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 13
Average hourly rate £12.50 £72.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.75% +457.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £14.15 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.77 £115.00 £36.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
MS Excel
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
301 311 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.45% 15.48% 14.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 162 132
Average daily rate £360 £310 £324
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £135 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 24 43
Average hourly rate £12.42 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £115.00 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Excel
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Excel within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +12 46 £395 +25.89% 20
Havant +7 17 £375 +15.38% 5
Basingstoke -6 16 £275 +111.53% 13
Winchester -7 8 £415 - 4
Portsmouth - 8 £308 - 7
Hook -21 7 £337 -20.82%
Gosport +10 5 £405 -
Farnborough -8 5 - - 10
Fareham - 3 £150 -
Andover +1 1 - - 2
MS Excel
South East

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel.

1 230 (71.65%) Microsoft
2 133 (41.43%) Security Cleared
3 107 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 106 (33.02%) Windows
5 85 (26.48%) MS Office
6 70 (21.81%) HP
6 70 (21.81%) Project Management
7 58 (18.07%) UNIX
8 56 (17.45%) Active Directory
9 50 (15.58%) ISTQB
10 46 (14.33%) MS Project
10 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
11 45 (14.02%) Linux
12 44 (13.71%) Citrix
13 43 (13.40%) SQL
13 43 (13.40%) Knowledge Management
13 43 (13.40%) PowerShell
14 42 (13.08%) Oracle
15 41 (12.77%) Finance
16 40 (12.46%) .NET
16 40 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
17 39 (12.15%) HTML
17 39 (12.15%) JavaScript
18 38 (11.84%) Cisco
18 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (11.84%) VMware
18 38 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (11.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 34 (10.59%) ASP.NET
21 33 (10.28%) DV Cleared

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing MS Excel also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited MS Excel. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 27 (8.41%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.23%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (2.49%) Confluence
5 7 (2.18%) IIS
6 4 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.93%) GlassFish
7 3 (0.93%) NetWeaver
7 3 (0.93%) Apache
7 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.62%) SAS
8 2 (0.62%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.62%) Lync
9 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
9 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.31%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 85 (26.48%) MS Office
2 46 (14.33%) MS Project
3 23 (7.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (6.23%) MS Visio
5 11 (3.43%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.93%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (5.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (5.61%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (2.18%) Primavera
4 5 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.93%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.31%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.31%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (9.66%) SAN
2 11 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (3.12%) Firewall
4 9 (2.80%) DNS
4 9 (2.80%) SSL
5 8 (2.49%) WAN
5 8 (2.49%) SMTP
5 8 (2.49%) Internet
6 7 (2.18%) LAN
7 5 (1.56%) DHCP
8 4 (1.25%) LDAP
8 4 (1.25%) ATM
8 4 (1.25%) VPN
8 4 (1.25%) X.400
8 4 (1.25%) X.500
9 3 (0.93%) Extranet
9 3 (0.93%) IPsec
9 3 (0.93%) SSH
9 3 (0.93%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.93%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.67%) MS Access
3 13 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (1.87%) QlikView
4 6 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.87%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.25%) SAP BW
6 4 (1.25%) MySQL
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.93%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (0.93%) Ingres
8 2 (0.62%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 13 (4.05%) Jenkins
2 11 (3.43%) JIRA
3 9 (2.80%) Cucumber
4 8 (2.49%) SoapUI
4 8 (2.49%) JMeter
4 8 (2.49%) JUnit
4 8 (2.49%) ClearCase
5 7 (2.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 7 (2.18%) Subversion
5 7 (2.18%) Maven
5 7 (2.18%) RSpec
6 6 (1.87%) CppUnit
6 6 (1.87%) GoogleTest
6 6 (1.87%) NUnit
6 6 (1.87%) CruiseControl
6 6 (1.87%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.56%) ClearQuest
7 5 (1.56%) Selenium
8 4 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 41 (12.77%) Finance
2 12 (3.74%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.18%) Retail
4 5 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.56%) Military
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.93%) Publishing
6 3 (0.93%) Games
6 3 (0.93%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) Banking
8 1 (0.31%) Local Government
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
8 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 62 (19.31%) Analyst
2 27 (8.41%) Project Manager
3 18 (5.61%) Coordinator
4 16 (4.98%) Consultant
5 15 (4.67%) Developer
6 14 (4.36%) Data Analyst
7 13 (4.05%) Administrator
7 13 (4.05%) Test Specialist
8 12 (3.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (3.74%) Test Analyst
9 11 (3.43%) Author
9 11 (3.43%) Test Leader
10 7 (2.18%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (1.87%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (1.87%) Architect
11 6 (1.87%) Business Analyst
11 6 (1.87%) Test Manager
11 6 (1.87%) Desktop Support
11 6 (1.87%) Senior Analyst
11 6 (1.87%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (12.46%) .NET
2 39 (12.15%) HTML
3 34 (10.59%) ASP.NET
4 27 (8.41%) JSP
5 11 (3.43%) XML
6 8 (2.49%) CSS
7 6 (1.87%) jQuery
8 5 (1.56%) Ajax
9 4 (1.25%) Middleware
10 3 (0.93%) Motif
10 3 (0.93%) XHTML
10 3 (0.93%) SAML
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 3 (0.93%) wxWidgets
10 3 (0.93%) .NET Framework
10 3 (0.93%) JSON
10 3 (0.93%) Application Packaging
10 3 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.93%) HTML5
11 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 46 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.49%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.49%) PKI
4 7 (2.18%) User Experience
5 5 (1.56%) Open Source
5 5 (1.56%) Clustering
6 4 (1.25%) NHS
6 4 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 3 (0.93%) Derivative
7 3 (0.93%) Economics
7 3 (0.93%) Life Science
8 2 (0.62%) Data Extraction
8 2 (0.62%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.62%) Informatics
8 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.62%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.62%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.31%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 106 (33.02%) Windows
2 58 (18.07%) UNIX
3 45 (14.02%) Linux
4 38 (11.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (6.23%) Windows 7
7 15 (4.67%) Windows XP
8 13 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.56%) AIX
10 4 (1.25%) Solaris
10 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
10 4 (1.25%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.93%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.93%) Android
11 3 (0.93%) SUSE
12 2 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.62%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.62%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (21.81%) Project Management
2 43 (13.40%) Knowledge Management
3 38 (11.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (10.28%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (8.72%) PRINCE2
6 27 (8.41%) Migration
7 24 (7.48%) ITIL
7 24 (7.48%) Configuration Management
7 24 (7.48%) Test Scripting
8 22 (6.85%) Security Testing
9 20 (6.23%) CRM
9 20 (6.23%) Software Testing
10 16 (4.98%) Project Planning
11 14 (4.36%) Time Management
11 14 (4.36%) Change Control
12 12 (3.74%) Integration Testing
12 12 (3.74%) Change Management
13 11 (3.43%) Data Analysis
13 11 (3.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (3.12%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 43 (13.40%) SQL
1 43 (13.40%) PowerShell
2 39 (12.15%) JavaScript
3 31 (9.66%) VBA
4 21 (6.54%) Java
5 17 (5.30%) C
6 11 (3.43%) VB
7 10 (3.12%) C#
8 7 (2.18%) C++
8 7 (2.18%) Ruby
9 6 (1.87%) T-SQL
9 6 (1.87%) Perl
10 5 (1.56%) VBScript
11 4 (1.25%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.93%) PHP
12 3 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.93%) Python
12 3 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.31%) Korn
13 1 (0.31%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 133 (41.43%) Security Cleared
2 107 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 50 (15.58%) ISTQB
4 40 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (11.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 33 (10.28%) DV Cleared
7 27 (8.41%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (7.48%) MCITP
9 23 (7.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 23 (7.17%) Degree
10 21 (6.54%) ISEB
11 7 (2.18%) HND
12 6 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (1.25%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.25%) MCSA
13 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 3 (0.93%) CAPM
14 3 (0.93%) CISSP
14 3 (0.93%) CCNA
14 3 (0.93%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) SLA
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.93%) COSO
3 3 (0.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 56 (17.45%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.12%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.87%) VMware ESX
4 6 (1.87%) vSphere
5 5 (1.56%) XenApp
5 5 (1.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 3 (0.93%) Shibboleth
6 3 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
6 3 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.93%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.62%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.31%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 23 (7.17%) HP Quality Center
2 20 (6.23%) SCCM
3 8 (2.49%) ARCserve
4 7 (2.18%) Puppet
4 7 (2.18%) Vagrant
5 6 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 5 (1.56%) SCOM
6 5 (1.56%) HP SIM
7 4 (1.25%) SAP Afaria
7 4 (1.25%) SCVMM
8 3 (0.93%) Nagios
8 3 (0.93%) SCDPM
8 3 (0.93%) SCSM
9 2 (0.62%) Unicenter
9 2 (0.62%) Hyperic
10 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
10 1 (0.31%) EdgeSight
10 1 (0.31%) WMI
Vendors
1 230 (71.65%) Microsoft
2 70 (21.81%) HP
3 44 (13.71%) Citrix
4 42 (13.08%) Oracle
5 38 (11.84%) Cisco
5 38 (11.84%) VMware
6 10 (3.12%) SAP
6 10 (3.12%) Red Hat
7 8 (2.49%) Apple
8 7 (2.18%) McAfee
8 7 (2.18%) Altiris
9 6 (1.87%) CA
9 6 (1.87%) NetApp
10 5 (1.56%) Lumension
11 4 (1.25%) Juniper
11 4 (1.25%) Adobe
12 3 (0.93%) IBM
12 3 (0.93%) Business Objects
12 3 (0.93%) Ariba
12 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £340 - £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £125 - £130 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £18.55 per hour + n/a
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £45 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Portsmouth
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 25 days ago