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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 15 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 33 18 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.14% 5.39% 6.75%
As % of the Applications category 57.89% 60.00% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 13 14
Average daily rate
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£375 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £161 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 7
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 - £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £21.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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 30 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.79% 8.98% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 22 22
Average daily rate £350 £225 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £160 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 17
Average hourly rate £12.35 £20.50 £13.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +49.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £20.50 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.25 £20.50 £23.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 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 3 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 65 (80.25%) Microsoft
2 30 (37.04%) MS Office
3 25 (30.86%) Security Cleared
4 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
5 19 (23.46%) Knowledge Management
5 19 (23.46%) HP
6 18 (22.22%) ISTQB
6 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
7 17 (20.99%) MS Project
7 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (19.75%) .NET
8 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (17.28%) HTML
10 14 (17.28%) SQL
10 14 (17.28%) Project Management
11 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
11 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
11 13 (16.05%) UNIX
12 12 (14.81%) Cisco
12 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.58%) Linux
13 11 (13.58%) JSP
13 11 (13.58%) ISEB
13 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
13 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (13.58%) Security Testing
13 11 (13.58%) MCITP

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.17%) Confluence
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 30 (37.04%) MS Office
2 17 (20.99%) MS Project
3 10 (12.35%) MS Visio
4 7 (8.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (2.47%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.23%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) SAN
2 3 (3.70%) Internet
2 3 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (2.47%) Extranet
3 2 (2.47%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) QlikView
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.94%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.23%) DB2
6 1 (1.23%) MS Access
6 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) JIRA
2 7 (8.64%) Cucumber
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.41%) JUnit
4 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
4 5 (6.17%) JMeter
4 5 (6.17%) RSpec
4 5 (6.17%) Maven
4 5 (6.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
5 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.23%) Subversion
6 1 (1.23%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Games
2 3 (3.70%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Local Government
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (19.75%) Analyst
2 11 (13.58%) Developer
3 9 (11.11%) Test Specialist
4 8 (9.88%) Project Manager
4 8 (9.88%) Test Leader
5 6 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Developer
6 4 (4.94%) Administrator
6 4 (4.94%) PMO Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (3.70%) Report Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Coordinator
7 3 (3.70%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.47%) Architect
8 2 (2.47%) Desktop Support
8 2 (2.47%) Project Officer
8 2 (2.47%) Siebel Administrator
8 2 (2.47%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.75%) .NET
2 14 (17.28%) HTML
3 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (13.58%) JSP
5 2 (2.47%) XHTML
5 2 (2.47%) jQuery
5 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (2.47%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) HTML5
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) SOAP
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.47%) NHS
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.23%) GIS
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.23%) PKI
4 1 (1.23%) Statistics
4 1 (1.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 11 (13.58%) Linux
3 10 (12.35%) Windows
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.47%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Knowledge Management
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.28%) Project Management
4 11 (13.58%) Data Modelling
4 11 (13.58%) Security Testing
5 10 (12.35%) PRINCE2
5 10 (12.35%) CRM
5 10 (12.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 8 (9.88%) Dashboard Development
7 8 (9.88%) ITIL
8 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.64%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.64%) Time Management
9 6 (7.41%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.17%) ETL
10 5 (6.17%) Test Automation
11 4 (4.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 14 (17.28%) SQL
3 13 (16.05%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.35%) Java
5 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 6 (7.41%) VBA
6 5 (6.17%) Ruby
7 3 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (2.47%) C
9 1 (1.23%) COBOL
9 1 (1.23%) VB
9 1 (1.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) Security Cleared
2 21 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 18 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 16 (19.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 15 (18.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (13.58%) ISEB
6 11 (13.58%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (13.58%) MCITP
6 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (7.41%) Degree
8 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (2.47%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.23%) MCDST
9 1 (1.23%) PMP
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
9 1 (1.23%) MCSA
9 1 (1.23%) CAPM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.17%) Puppet
2 5 (6.17%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 65 (80.25%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.46%) HP
3 12 (14.81%) Cisco
4 8 (9.88%) Oracle
5 6 (7.41%) Citrix
6 5 (6.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.47%) Telerik
7 2 (2.47%) Nintex
7 2 (2.47%) Siebel
7 2 (2.47%) Apple
8 1 (1.23%) McAfee
8 1 (1.23%) Lotus
8 1 (1.23%) Altiris
8 1 (1.23%) Lumension
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