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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 30 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 27 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.99% 5.19% 9.76%
As % of the Applications category 50.94% 55.56% 66.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 19
Average daily rate
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£350 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £162 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 £350 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.50 £9.00 £11.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.22% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £9.00 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £9.00 £21.03
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-7.81% +4.86%
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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
53 36 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.73% 9.35% 14.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 28 26
Average daily rate £325 £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 13
Average hourly rate £15.05 £9.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.22% -28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £9.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.40 £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.03 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-0.16% -3.06%

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 2 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
2 19 (39.58%) MS Project
2 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
3 18 (37.50%) MS Office
4 15 (31.25%) Project Management
4 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 13 (27.08%) SQL
6 12 (25.00%) Time Management
7 11 (22.92%) .NET
7 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
8 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
9 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
9 9 (18.75%) HP
9 9 (18.75%) UNIX
10 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 8 (16.67%) HTML
10 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (16.67%) Cisco
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
10 8 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
11 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
11 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
11 7 (14.58%) MCITP
11 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.58%) MS Visio

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.08%) Lync
2 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.08%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Project
2 18 (37.50%) MS Office
3 7 (14.58%) MS Visio
3 7 (14.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) CA PPM
2 1 (2.08%) Agresso
2 1 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (2.08%) Extranet
2 1 (2.08%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (10.42%) QlikView
5 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 2 (4.17%) GeoQlik
7 2 (4.17%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.08%) MySQL
8 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
8 1 (2.08%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (2.08%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Billing
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) IT Project Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Test Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.33%) QlikView Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.25%) Administrator
6 3 (6.25%) Report Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Coordinator
7 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
7 2 (4.17%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (4.17%) Senior QlikView Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 8 (16.67%) HTML
3 7 (14.58%) JSP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
4 1 (2.08%) Flash
4 1 (2.08%) XHTML
4 1 (2.08%) jQuery
4 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (2.08%) HTML5
4 1 (2.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) GIS
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
3 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.75%) UNIX
2 7 (14.58%) Linux
3 6 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.08%) Android
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Project Management
2 12 (25.00%) Time Management
3 9 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 8 (16.67%) Dashboard Development
5 7 (14.58%) Security Testing
5 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
5 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 6 (12.50%) Project Planning
6 6 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (10.42%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.42%) Programme Management
7 5 (10.42%) ETL
8 4 (8.33%) CRM
8 4 (8.33%) Business Continuity
9 3 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (6.25%) Business Development
10 2 (4.17%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.08%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) PowerShell
3 8 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (6.25%) C#
5 3 (6.25%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) VB
6 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 15 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (14.58%) ISEB
4 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (14.58%) MCITP
4 7 (14.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (10.42%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.08%) PMP
8 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) WMI
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.75%) HP
3 8 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) Siebel
4 2 (4.17%) VMware
5 1 (2.08%) Telerik
5 1 (2.08%) Lumension
5 1 (2.08%) Nintex
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Apple
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