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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 23 12
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 21 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.06% 5.93% 9.21%
As % of the Applications category 47.37% 63.64% 59.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £162 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £403 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 - £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 - £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.67
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +2.24%
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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
57 33 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 17.01% 9.32% 15.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 25 27
Average daily rate £325 £230 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.30% -34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £149 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £415 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 17
Average hourly rate £15.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 - £19.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 59 (84.29%) Microsoft
2 25 (35.71%) MS Office
3 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
4 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 19 (27.14%) MS Project
6 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
7 15 (21.43%) HP
7 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
8 14 (20.00%) Project Management
8 14 (20.00%) .NET
8 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 13 (18.57%) SQL
10 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
11 11 (15.71%) HTML
11 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
11 11 (15.71%) UNIX
12 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 10 (14.29%) Cisco
12 10 (14.29%) Time Management
13 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
13 9 (12.86%) MCITP
13 9 (12.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (12.86%) ISEB
13 9 (12.86%) MS Visio
13 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
13 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 5 (7.14%) Confluence
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (35.71%) MS Office
2 19 (27.14%) MS Project
3 9 (12.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.86%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.43%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) SAN
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 3 (4.29%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) Extranet
3 2 (2.86%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.14%) QlikView
3 5 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (2.86%) GeoQlik
5 2 (2.86%) Qlik Sense
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.43%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.00%) JIRA
1 7 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 7 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.57%) JUnit
3 5 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 5 (7.14%) JMeter
3 5 (7.14%) RSpec
3 5 (7.14%) Maven
3 5 (7.14%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.86%) Selenium
4 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.43%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.43%) Local Government
3 1 (1.43%) Games
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (18.57%) Analyst
2 11 (15.71%) Project Manager
2 11 (15.71%) Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Test Leader
4 7 (10.00%) Test Specialist
5 4 (5.71%) IT Project Manager
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Developer
5 4 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
5 4 (5.71%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (4.29%) Administrator
6 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.29%) Report Developer
7 2 (2.86%) Project Officer
7 2 (2.86%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (2.86%) SharePoint Developer
7 2 (2.86%) PMO Analyst
7 2 (2.86%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (15.71%) ASP.NET
2 11 (15.71%) HTML
3 9 (12.86%) JSP
4 2 (2.86%) CSS
4 2 (2.86%) XHTML
4 2 (2.86%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 2 (2.86%) RESTful
4 2 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (1.43%) GIS
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) PKI
4 1 (1.43%) Statistics
4 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) UNIX
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
2 9 (12.86%) Linux
3 4 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (21.43%) Knowledge Management
2 14 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (14.29%) Time Management
4 9 (12.86%) Security Testing
4 9 (12.86%) Data Modelling
5 8 (11.43%) ITIL
5 8 (11.43%) CRM
5 8 (11.43%) Dashboard Development
6 7 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.14%) Test Strategy
8 5 (7.14%) ETL
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.86%) PowerShell
2 13 (18.57%) SQL
3 11 (15.71%) JavaScript
4 9 (12.86%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 4 (5.71%) VBA
7 3 (4.29%) C#
8 1 (1.43%) C
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
8 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (34.29%) Security Cleared
2 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 12 (17.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (12.86%) ISEB
5 9 (12.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (12.86%) MCITP
5 9 (12.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (7.14%) Degree
7 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.43%) PMP
8 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.43%) MCP
8 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 5 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.43%) WMI
Vendors
1 59 (84.29%) Microsoft
2 15 (21.43%) HP
3 10 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle
5 5 (7.14%) VMware
6 4 (5.71%) Citrix
7 2 (2.86%) Apple
7 2 (2.86%) Telerik
7 2 (2.86%) Siebel
7 2 (2.86%) Nintex
8 1 (1.43%) Lumension
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