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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 21 22 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 19 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.12% 5.78% 5.65%
As % of the Applications category 57.14% 54.29% 40.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 11
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£400 £314 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.49% -3.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £173 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £399 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £12.35 - £17.75
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
42 35 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.46% 10.64% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 30 22
Average daily rate £388 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.01% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £440 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 16
Average hourly rate £12.35 £20.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +30.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.85 £20.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.44 £20.50 £23.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 26 (35.14%) MS Office
3 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
4 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
5 19 (25.68%) HP
5 19 (25.68%) Knowledge Management
6 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
7 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
7 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.27%) Project Management
8 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (20.27%) .NET
8 15 (20.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 14 (18.92%) HTML
9 14 (18.92%) Cisco
10 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
10 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
10 13 (17.57%) UNIX
11 12 (16.22%) Windows
11 12 (16.22%) MS Project
12 11 (14.86%) JSP
12 11 (14.86%) Linux
12 11 (14.86%) ISEB
12 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (14.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 11 (14.86%) MCITP
12 11 (14.86%) Security Testing
13 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (13.51%) Java

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 8 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.76%) Confluence
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (35.14%) MS Office
2 12 (16.22%) MS Project
3 7 (9.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (5.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (2.70%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) SAN
2 3 (4.05%) DNS
2 3 (4.05%) Internet
3 2 (2.70%) Extranet
3 2 (2.70%) Intranet
3 2 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.35%) DB2
3 1 (1.35%) MySQL
3 1 (1.35%) MS Access
3 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) JIRA
2 7 (9.46%) Cucumber
2 7 (9.46%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.11%) JUnit
4 5 (6.76%) Maven
4 5 (6.76%) JMeter
4 5 (6.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (6.76%) RSpec
4 5 (6.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.70%) Selenium
5 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.35%) Subversion
6 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.35%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Multimedia
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
4 1 (1.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (21.62%) Analyst
2 9 (12.16%) Test Specialist
2 9 (12.16%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.46%) Test Leader
4 6 (8.11%) Business Analyst
5 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.76%) PMO Analyst
6 3 (4.05%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.05%) Architect
6 3 (4.05%) Administrator
7 2 (2.70%) Desktop Support
7 2 (2.70%) Developer
7 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
7 2 (2.70%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (2.70%) Project Support Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.70%) Project Officer
7 2 (2.70%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (2.70%) SharePoint Developer
8 1 (1.35%) CRM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 14 (18.92%) HTML
3 13 (17.57%) ASP.NET
4 11 (14.86%) JSP
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET 2.0
5 2 (2.70%) jQuery
5 2 (2.70%) HTML5
5 2 (2.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.70%) XHTML
5 2 (2.70%) CSS
6 1 (1.35%) Flash
6 1 (1.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.76%) User Experience
3 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.35%) Statistics
3 1 (1.35%) PKI
3 1 (1.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) UNIX
2 12 (16.22%) Windows
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.70%) Android
8 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.68%) Knowledge Management
2 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (20.27%) Project Management
4 11 (14.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (14.86%) Security Testing
5 9 (12.16%) PRINCE2
5 9 (12.16%) CRM
5 9 (12.16%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.81%) Project Planning
7 7 (9.46%) Time Management
8 6 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.11%) Software Testing
9 5 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Test Automation
10 4 (5.41%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (5.41%) Test Strategy
10 4 (5.41%) ITIL
10 4 (5.41%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.41%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.41%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (24.32%) PowerShell
2 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
3 10 (13.51%) Java
4 6 (8.11%) VBA
5 5 (6.76%) Ruby
5 5 (6.76%) SQL
6 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (1.35%) C
7 1 (1.35%) COBOL
7 1 (1.35%) VB
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (28.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (22.97%) ISTQB
4 15 (20.27%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (20.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (14.86%) ISEB
5 11 (14.86%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (14.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 11 (14.86%) MCITP
6 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.05%) PMI Certification
6 3 (4.05%) CAPM
7 2 (2.70%) Degree
8 1 (1.35%) MCSE
8 1 (1.35%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (6.76%) Puppet
2 5 (6.76%) Vagrant
3 2 (2.70%) SCCM
3 2 (2.70%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 54 (72.97%) Microsoft
2 19 (25.68%) HP
3 14 (18.92%) Cisco
4 9 (12.16%) Citrix
5 8 (10.81%) Oracle
6 6 (8.11%) VMware
7 2 (2.70%) Nintex
7 2 (2.70%) Apple
7 2 (2.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.70%) Siebel
7 2 (2.70%) Mitel
7 2 (2.70%) Telerik
8 1 (1.35%) Altiris
8 1 (1.35%) Lotus
8 1 (1.35%) McAfee
8 1 (1.35%) Lumension
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago