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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 20 32 12
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 14 6 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.56% 2.25% 11.36%
As % of the Applications category 56.00% 21.43% 68.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 26
Median daily rate £350 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £212 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Median hourly rate £15.00 £36.00 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.33% +188.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.45 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.42% +13.79%

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
25 28 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.92% 10.49% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 39
Median daily rate £231 £381 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.34% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £172 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 10
Median hourly rate £15.18 £36.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.84% +188.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £18.00 £9.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.36 £36.00 £29.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.24 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.68% +13.79%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MS Excel as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (30.00%) MS Office
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 5 (25.00%) ESRI
4 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
4 5 (25.00%) Use Case
5 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (15.00%) Finance
6 3 (15.00%) Migration
6 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (10.00%) ERP
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP
7 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.00%) VPN
7 2 (10.00%) DNS
7 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (10.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) CIMA
8 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
8 1 (5.00%) Change Management
8 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 1 (5.00%) MVC

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Retail
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DHCP
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
1 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) VoIP
2 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Applications Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Field Hardware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Hardware Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Printer Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Management Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Management Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Software Distribution
1 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
1 5 (25.00%) Use Case
2 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (15.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) CRM
4 1 (5.00%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (5.00%) MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) PLM
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) AAT
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) ESRI
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Apple
4 1 (5.00%) BMC
4 1 (5.00%) Epicor
4 1 (5.00%) Infor
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) Remedy