The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 25 18 14
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 17 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.45% 5.60% 7.96%
As % of the Applications category 34.69% 46.88% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 7
Average daily rate £313 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £397 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £307 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.12% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +91.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
49 32 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.83% 11.94% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 18 16
Average daily rate £315 £210 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £415 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.24 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +49.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £17.48 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £26.50 £16.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Excel
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 16 (37.21%) SQL
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 10 (23.26%) ITIL
4 10 (23.26%) Migration
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
6 6 (13.95%) MS Project
6 6 (13.95%) ISO 9001
6 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (13.95%) QlikView
6 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
7 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
7 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
7 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 5 (11.63%) MS Office
7 5 (11.63%) Java
7 5 (11.63%) VB
7 5 (11.63%) C
7 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
7 5 (11.63%) Replication
8 4 (9.30%) Project Management
8 4 (9.30%) MS Access
8 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
8 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
8 4 (9.30%) Time Management
9 3 (6.98%) Network Security

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (11.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) NetWeaver
3 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Project
2 5 (11.63%) MS Office
3 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
1 3 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (2.33%) LAN
2 1 (2.33%) VoIP
2 1 (2.33%) WLAN
2 1 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (2.33%) VPN
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) CTI
2 1 (2.33%) 3G
2 1 (2.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (13.95%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.95%) QlikView
4 4 (9.30%) MS Access
5 3 (6.98%) SAP BW
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (2.33%) Pentaho
7 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Local Government
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Coordinator
4 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
4 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) Data Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) SAP BPC Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.98%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Excel Developer
6 2 (4.65%) IT Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Data Migration Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
1 3 (6.98%) WinForms
2 2 (4.65%) COM
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) CGI
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) MFC
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) STL
3 1 (2.33%) ATL
3 1 (2.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) iPhone
2 1 (2.33%) Kindle
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.30%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
1 10 (23.26%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
3 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
3 5 (11.63%) Data Cleansing
3 5 (11.63%) Data Analysis
4 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 4 (9.30%) Time Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (6.98%) CRM
5 3 (6.98%) Workflow
5 3 (6.98%) Programme Management
5 3 (6.98%) ERP
5 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Logistics
6 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.65%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 5 (11.63%) Java
2 5 (11.63%) VB
2 5 (11.63%) C
3 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.98%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.65%) VBA
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) MCP
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) MCDST
3 1 (2.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle
2 3 (6.98%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) BMC
4 1 (2.33%) Apple
4 1 (2.33%) JBoss
4 1 (2.33%) Thunderhead
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