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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 17 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.83% 10.31% 4.18%
As % of the Applications category 61.29% 68.25% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 29 14
Median daily rate £313 £395 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +25.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £345 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £331
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.43 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -5.08%
MS Excel
Hampshire

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
31 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.15% 15.11% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 32
Median daily rate £300 £395 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.35 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.70% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) MS Office
3 10 (35.71%) Finance
4 8 (28.57%) MS Project
5 7 (25.00%) Project Management
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
7 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (14.29%) Clustering
8 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (14.29%) ITIL
9 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.71%) CAPM
9 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
10 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (7.14%) Budget Control

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Project
3 5 (17.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (14.29%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (3.57%) AutoCAD
5 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.14%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) IPsec
3 1 (3.57%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.57%) QlikView
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Toad
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Coordinator
2 6 (21.43%) PMO Coordinator
3 4 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Developer
4 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
4 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) PMO Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Programme Planner
5 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Project Planner
5 2 (7.14%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.57%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.57%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.57%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
4 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 4 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) Budget Control
4 2 (7.14%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 2 (7.14%) Dependency Management
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.14%) SDLC
4 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Workflow
5 1 (3.57%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CAPM
2 3 (10.71%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (3.57%) CCNA
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCSA
4 1 (3.57%) CCSE
4 1 (3.57%) HNC
4 1 (3.57%) HND
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.57%) MCITP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.57%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.57%) NSN NetAct
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Symantec
3 2 (7.14%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) Dell
4 1 (3.57%) EMC
4 1 (3.57%) Ericsson
4 1 (3.57%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.57%) IronPort
4 1 (3.57%) Juniper
4 1 (3.57%) NetApp
4 1 (3.57%) Nokia
4 1 (3.57%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) Xerox