The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 24 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 27 32
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 6 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.02% 1.83% 4.40%
As % of the Applications category 31.58% 36.36% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 8
Median daily rate £214 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.22% -8.96%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £206 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £378 £421
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £13.68
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

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 Southampton with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 19 11 40
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 9.55% 5.05% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 21
Median daily rate £178 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.21% -5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £149 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £376
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 - £12.35
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 - £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 - £22.50
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Southampton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Southampton over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Southampton

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Microsoft Excel.

1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) PMO
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) GIS
3 2 (22.22%) ESRI
3 2 (22.22%) ArcGIS
3 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) SCCM
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE

Microsoft Excel
Co-occurring 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 (22.22%) ArcGIS
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) Multicast
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (11.11%) QGIS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Development Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administration Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Executive Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Graduate
3 1 (11.11%) GIS Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Graduate GIS Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) PMO Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Assistant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
1 2 (22.22%) Code Coverage
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCSE
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) ESRI
3 1 (11.11%) BMC
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Mapinfo
3 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 1 (11.11%) Remedy
3 1 (11.11%) Symantec