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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 27 30 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 7 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.51% 4.43% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 28.00% 38.89% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 16
Median daily rate £263 £363 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% +81.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £386 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.55% +7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £15.36 - £10.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
25 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.96% 11.39% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 26 20
Median daily rate £275 £325 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £125 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £318
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 6
Median hourly rate £20.43 £13.50 £18.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.31% -26.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.50 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.20 £27.81
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 4 December 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 4 December 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 8 (42.11%) MS Office
4 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (21.05%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) .NET
6 3 (15.79%) C#
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.79%) CSS
6 3 (15.79%) CSS3
6 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (10.53%) Android
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
7 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
7 2 (10.53%) SQL
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.53%) ERP
7 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
7 2 (10.53%) VPN
7 2 (10.53%) Blackberry

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (42.11%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) OLAP
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Architect
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Administrator
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) DBA
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
1 3 (15.79%) CSS
1 3 (15.79%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.26%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.26%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Replication
3 1 (5.26%) Statistics
3 1 (5.26%) Thin Client
3 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Android
2 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
2 2 (10.53%) ERP
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Analytics
3 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) Data Cleansing
3 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.26%) High Availability
3 1 (5.26%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.26%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.26%) PLM
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Delivery
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C#
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Objective-C
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) AAT
2 1 (5.26%) CCNA
2 1 (5.26%) CIMA
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) Apple
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) BMC
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) Epicor
4 1 (5.26%) Infor
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds