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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 24 20 24
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 12 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.26% 7.90% 6.07%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 47.27% 65.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 15
Median daily rate £250 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £161 £205 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £391 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £15.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -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
21 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.21% 16.72% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 39 24
Median daily rate £250 £325 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £318 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £381 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) MS Office
3 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) Finance
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
5 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (20.00%) MS Project
5 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
6 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (10.00%) CSS3
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (10.00%) Replication
8 3 (10.00%) Clustering
8 3 (10.00%) CAPM
8 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
8 3 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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 (6.67%) IIS
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 6 (20.00%) MS Project
3 4 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) Network Security
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) IPsec
3 1 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) SSL
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) OLAP
3 1 (3.33%) OLTP
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Toad
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Coordinator
2 6 (20.00%) PMO Coordinator
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) DBA
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 3 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) PMO Planner
6 2 (6.67%) Programme Planner
6 2 (6.67%) Project Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (10.00%) CSS
2 3 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (3.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
2 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (3.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.33%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Symmetrix
3 1 (3.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
1 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 5 (16.67%) Project Management
2 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.67%) Budget Control
4 2 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) CRM
4 2 (6.67%) Database Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Dependency Management
4 2 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
4 2 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
2 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.33%) C
4 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) CAPM
1 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) CCNP
2 1 (3.33%) CCSA
2 1 (3.33%) CCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) Apple
3 2 (6.67%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) EMC
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (3.33%) Avaya
4 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
4 1 (3.33%) Forcepoint
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Juniper
4 1 (3.33%) NetApp
4 1 (3.33%) Nokia
4 1 (3.33%) Oracle
4 1 (3.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) SAP