The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 25 June 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.

Microsoft Excel
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 40 36
Rank change year-on-year +10 -4  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 86 83 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.89% 4.23% 4.64%
As % of the Applications category 48.59% 39.71% 34.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 49 51
Median daily rate £325 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.72 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.10% +26.49%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £9.41 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £52.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year -3.12% +16.36%  

Microsoft 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 Hampshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 177 209 290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 10.07% 10.65% 13.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 130 148
Median daily rate £328 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.75% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 41
Median hourly rate £13.81 £19.44 £12.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.96% +57.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.44 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £52.50 £22.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Hampshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Hampshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Hampshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Hampshire

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Hampshire

Microsoft Excel
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -3 28 £263 -38.23%
Winchester +1 12 £366 +4.42%
Andover - 8 £550 - 1
Southampton +7 6 £214 -35.22% 1
Fareham +3 4 £213 - 1
Portsmouth -5 4 - - 1
Havant 0 3 - -
Ringwood - 2 £126 -
Farnborough -3 1 - - 2
Microsoft Excel
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 73 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 56 (35.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 48 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
4 32 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 30 (19.23%) Project Management
5 30 (19.23%) Finance
6 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Project
7 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
7 23 (14.74%) SQL
7 23 (14.74%) Telecoms
8 22 (14.10%) MS Visio
8 22 (14.10%) PMO
9 21 (13.46%) SC Cleared
10 19 (12.18%) Programme Management
11 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (10.26%) VBA
11 16 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (9.62%) Oracle
12 15 (9.62%) Primavera
12 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (8.97%) Migration
14 13 (8.33%) Degree
15 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
16 11 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (5.77%) Change Management
17 9 (5.77%) Windows
17 9 (5.77%) Scrum
17 9 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
17 9 (5.77%) Customer Requirements

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 23 (14.74%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) SAS
3 2 (1.28%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 56 (35.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 48 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
3 25 (16.03%) Microsoft Project
4 22 (14.10%) MS Visio
5 5 (3.21%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.28%) SPSS
6 2 (1.28%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 15 (9.62%) Primavera
2 5 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.64%) HFM
4 1 (0.64%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.56%) Office 365
2 2 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.28%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.85%) LAN
2 5 (3.21%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (3.21%) Firewall
2 5 (3.21%) SNMP
3 3 (1.92%) Network Security
3 3 (1.92%) WAN
3 3 (1.92%) Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (0.64%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (0.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.64%) Multicast
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.05%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (5.13%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.49%) QlikView
4 6 (3.85%) MS Access
4 6 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.56%) MySQL
7 3 (1.92%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.92%) Oracle9i Database
7 3 (1.92%) SAP Data Services
8 2 (1.28%) Data Mining
8 2 (1.28%) GIS
8 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.64%) DB2
9 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.85%) JIRA
1 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.64%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.64%) Selenium
General
1 30 (19.23%) Finance
2 23 (14.74%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.85%) Military
3 6 (3.85%) Retail
4 5 (3.21%) Back Office
4 5 (3.21%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.56%) Marketing
6 3 (1.92%) Advertising
6 3 (1.92%) Banking
6 3 (1.92%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Digital Economy
7 1 (0.64%) French Language
7 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
7 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 53 (33.97%) Analyst
2 14 (8.97%) Administrator
2 14 (8.97%) Developer
3 12 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 12 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 11 (7.05%) Project Manager
5 10 (6.41%) Business Analyst
6 9 (5.77%) Report Analyst
7 8 (5.13%) Project Coordinator
8 7 (4.49%) Network Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Project Administrator
8 7 (4.49%) Project Planner
9 5 (3.21%) Junior
9 5 (3.21%) PMO Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Scrum Master
9 5 (3.21%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.21%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.13%) .NET
2 4 (2.56%) Velocity
3 3 (1.92%) MFC
3 3 (1.92%) WCF
3 3 (1.92%) XML
3 3 (1.92%) XML Messaging
4 2 (1.28%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.64%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.21%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.56%) Smart Meter
6 3 (1.92%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.92%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.92%) iPad
6 3 (1.92%) Life Science
6 3 (1.92%) Replication
7 2 (1.28%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.64%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) iPhone
8 1 (0.64%) PMI
8 1 (0.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.77%) Windows
2 3 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (19.23%) Project Management
2 19 (12.18%) Programme Management
3 16 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.97%) Migration
6 9 (5.77%) Change Management
6 9 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
6 9 (5.77%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (5.77%) Scrum
7 8 (5.13%) Data Analysis
8 7 (4.49%) ITIL
8 7 (4.49%) Service Delivery
9 6 (3.85%) Asset Management
9 6 (3.85%) Incident Management
9 6 (3.85%) Performance Management
9 6 (3.85%) Service Management
10 5 (3.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (3.21%) SDLC
10 5 (3.21%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.74%) SQL
2 16 (10.26%) VBA
3 5 (3.21%) C#
4 4 (2.56%) C
4 4 (2.56%) Java
5 3 (1.92%) ANSI SQL
5 3 (1.92%) C++
5 3 (1.92%) VB
6 2 (1.28%) R
6 2 (1.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (20.51%) Security Cleared
2 21 (13.46%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) CCNP
4 5 (3.21%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (3.21%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.56%) CCIE
5 4 (2.56%) CCIE Service Provider
5 4 (2.56%) CCSP
5 4 (2.56%) CFA
6 3 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (1.28%) ACCA
7 2 (1.28%) CIMA
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.28%) HND
7 2 (1.28%) MCSE
7 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.64%) ISEB
8 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.10%) PMO
2 2 (1.28%) QA
3 1 (0.64%) MiFID
3 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.64%) Netcool
2 1 (0.64%) Netcool/OMNIbus
2 1 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.64%) SCCM
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (46.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.62%) Oracle
3 6 (3.85%) Cisco
3 6 (3.85%) SAP
4 5 (3.21%) CA Agile Central
4 5 (3.21%) CheckPoint
4 5 (3.21%) Palo Alto
4 5 (3.21%) Remedy
4 5 (3.21%) Veritas
5 4 (2.56%) Foundry
6 3 (1.92%) Google
6 3 (1.92%) Telerik
7 2 (1.28%) Adobe
7 2 (1.28%) ESRI
7 2 (1.28%) HP
7 2 (1.28%) Motorola
7 2 (1.28%) Tableau
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) IFS
8 1 (0.64%) ProCurve