The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office Excel
Hampshire / Andover
Rank 15 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -2 -4  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Andover 12.20% 4.00% 4.55%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 50.00% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Median daily rate £325 £575 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.47% +64.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £342 £325
% change year-on-year +0.87% +5.23%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.60% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Andover with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Andover
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Andover 21.95% 8.00% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £375 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +50.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £525 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £575 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Andover

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Andover citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Andover

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MS Excel in Andover.

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Andover

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Andover

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel in Andover.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Andover

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Andover

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Andover region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) PuTTY
3 2 (40.00%) WinSCP
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) vRealize
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) API Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) F#
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) TestNG
3 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Andover 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 1 (20.00%) IIS
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) PuTTY
1 2 (40.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Ant
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (40.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (40.00%) TeamCity
1 2 (40.00%) TestNG
1 2 (40.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Requirements Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Requirements Manager
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Manager
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Requirements Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Requirements Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) API Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (40.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) F#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) vRealize
2 1 (20.00%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) IFS
3 1 (20.00%) SAP