The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 14 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 45 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.59% 4.32% 4.53%
As % of the Applications category 68.18% 34.78% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 14 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.89% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £167 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £331 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.46 £15.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.93% -34.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +5.35%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
66 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.53% 12.43% 12.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 36 16
Average daily rate £393 £315 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £172 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £464 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 10
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.00 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.66% -14.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £10.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £19.25 £27.50
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 Southampton

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

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 29 (39.19%) MS Office
3 22 (29.73%) Security Cleared
4 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
5 17 (22.97%) Knowledge Management
5 17 (22.97%) HP
5 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
7 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
7 15 (20.27%) Project Management
8 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (18.92%) Windows
8 14 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (17.57%) MS Project
9 13 (17.57%) .NET
10 12 (16.22%) HTML
11 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
11 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
11 11 (14.86%) Citrix
11 11 (14.86%) UNIX
11 11 (14.86%) Cisco
11 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (13.51%) Java
13 9 (12.16%) JSP
13 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
13 9 (12.16%) Linux
13 9 (12.16%) ISEB
13 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (12.16%) CRM
13 9 (12.16%) Finance

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.35%) Lync
4 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (39.19%) MS Office
2 13 (17.57%) MS Project
3 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) SAN
2 4 (5.41%) Internet
3 3 (4.05%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) Intranet
4 2 (2.70%) LAN
4 2 (2.70%) WAN
4 2 (2.70%) Extranet
4 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.35%) VPN
5 1 (1.35%) WLAN
5 1 (1.35%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) MS Access
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) JUnit
4 5 (6.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (6.76%) JMeter
4 5 (6.76%) RSpec
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (12.16%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Games
2 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Back Office
4 1 (1.35%) Banking
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (20.27%) Analyst
2 10 (13.51%) Project Manager
3 8 (10.81%) Test Specialist
4 6 (8.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (8.11%) Test Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
6 3 (4.05%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.05%) Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.57%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) HTML
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 9 (12.16%) JSP
5 2 (2.70%) XHTML
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) XML
6 1 (1.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (18.92%) Windows
2 11 (14.86%) UNIX
3 9 (12.16%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (22.97%) Knowledge Management
2 15 (20.27%) Project Management
3 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.16%) Security Testing
4 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
4 9 (12.16%) CRM
5 8 (10.81%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.46%) Project Planning
7 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
7 6 (8.11%) Time Management
7 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.76%) ITIL
9 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.41%) Migration
9 4 (5.41%) Content Management
9 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.62%) PowerShell
2 11 (14.86%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) VBA
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
6 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) COBOL
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 20 (27.03%) SC Cleared
3 15 (20.27%) ISTQB
4 14 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.16%) ISEB
5 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (12.16%) MCITP
6 3 (4.05%) CAPM
6 3 (4.05%) Degree
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.70%) MCDST
7 2 (2.70%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) MCTS
8 1 (1.35%) MCP
8 1 (1.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) SLA
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) XenApp
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.70%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
4 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) HP
3 11 (14.86%) Citrix
3 11 (14.86%) Cisco
4 8 (10.81%) Oracle
5 7 (9.46%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) Telerik
6 2 (2.70%) Nintex
6 2 (2.70%) Apple
6 2 (2.70%) Siebel
6 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (1.35%) Lotus
7 1 (1.35%) Adobe
7 1 (1.35%) McAfee
7 1 (1.35%) Altiris
7 1 (1.35%) Lumension
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