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 17 December 2014 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 13 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 24 26 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.27% 8.93% 4.29%
As % of the Applications category 64.86% 44.83% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £10.75 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.13% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £36.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £36.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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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
37 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.21% 19.93% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 26 5
Average daily rate £200 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £153 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 7
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% -24.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.92 £12.49 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.91%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014, 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 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) MS Office
3 11 (28.95%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) Migration
5 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
5 9 (23.68%) ERP
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 7 (18.42%) Agresso
7 7 (18.42%) Finance
8 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
8 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
8 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) MS Project
8 6 (15.79%) Citrix
8 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
9 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (13.16%) SCCM
10 4 (10.53%) VMware
10 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
10 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
10 4 (10.53%) SQL
10 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
11 3 (7.89%) LAN
11 3 (7.89%) WAN
11 3 (7.89%) CRM
11 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
11 3 (7.89%) NHS

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Confluence
2 1 (2.63%) Lync
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (47.37%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Project
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Agresso
2 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) LAN
1 3 (7.89%) WAN
1 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (5.26%) WLAN
3 1 (2.63%) VPN
3 1 (2.63%) DNS
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
3 1 (2.63%) ADSL
3 1 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) Star Schema
2 1 (2.63%) MS Access
2 1 (2.63%) QlikView
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Zephyr
1 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.63%) JUnit
1 1 (2.63%) JMeter
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
1 1 (2.63%) Selenium
1 1 (2.63%) FitNesse
1 1 (2.63%) Maven
1 1 (2.63%) RSpec
1 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
1 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Coordinator
2 6 (15.79%) Project Coordinator
2 6 (15.79%) Project Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
5 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.63%) Junior
7 1 (2.63%) Developer
7 1 (2.63%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Consultant
7 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) Replication
2 1 (2.63%) PKI
2 1 (2.63%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.95%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Windows 7
3 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 9 (23.68%) ERP
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Data Migration
5 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
6 3 (7.89%) CRM
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
7 2 (5.26%) System Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.26%) Workflow
7 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.63%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.63%) B2B
8 1 (2.63%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.63%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) VB
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) C#
2 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.26%) MCDST
2 2 (5.26%) MCTS
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
2 2 (5.26%) MCSA
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) CAPM
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) XenApp
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.79%) Citrix
3 4 (10.53%) VMware
4 2 (5.26%) Mitel
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Dell KACE
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Informatica
5 1 (2.63%) Borland
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.63%) LANDesk
Southampton, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £180 - £210 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago