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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 31 17 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 39 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.98% 10.46% 7.86%
As % of the Applications category 18.52% 68.42% 55.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 12
Average daily rate £325 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +14.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £168 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £423 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.46 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.92% -51.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.23 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+15.89% -3.44%
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
27 57 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 10.67% 15.28% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 31 22
Average daily rate £350 £263 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £166 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £415 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 7
Average hourly rate £36.00 £12.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+188.00% -6.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 7 (35.00%) MS Project
4 7 (35.00%) MS Office
5 6 (30.00%) Project Management
6 5 (25.00%) Time Management
7 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
8 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
8 3 (15.00%) HP
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
9 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (10.00%) WATIR
9 2 (10.00%) Selenium
9 2 (10.00%) MCITP
9 2 (10.00%) Cisco

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
1 7 (35.00%) MS Project
2 4 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (5.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
1 2 (10.00%) WatiN
1 2 (10.00%) WATIR
2 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (5.00%) Moq
2 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Project Coordinator
3 2 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.00%) DBA
4 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (5.00%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) Migration
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) ISEB
4 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (10.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (5.00%) HNC
5 1 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (10.00%) NSN NetAct
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) EMC
3 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
3 2 (10.00%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) IFS
4 1 (5.00%) ServiceNow
Southampton, Hampshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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