The table below looks at the statistics for MS Excel skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 10 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 26 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 11.85% 9.85% 5.65%
As % of the Applications category 58.14% 53.06% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 8
Average daily rate
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£353 £380 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.23% -15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £248 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £312
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.86% -6.25%
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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 Basingstoke region.

Applications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
43 49 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.38% 18.56% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 33
Average daily rate £213 £255 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -7.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £205 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.47% +12.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -5.83%

MS Excel
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Excel Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

MS Excel Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MS Excel Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

MS Excel Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 29 (53.70%) Windows
3 19 (35.19%) MS Office
4 18 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 17 (31.48%) Linux
6 15 (27.78%) Apache
6 15 (27.78%) MySQL
6 15 (27.78%) PHP
6 15 (27.78%) CISSP
6 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
7 13 (24.07%) Open Source
7 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
7 13 (24.07%) IIS
7 13 (24.07%) Python
7 13 (24.07%) Snort
7 13 (24.07%) Ruby
8 12 (22.22%) Finance
9 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 8 (14.81%) Time Management
9 8 (14.81%) MS Access
9 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (11.11%) SLA
10 6 (11.11%) CRM
10 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
10 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
11 5 (9.26%) Internet
11 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
11 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke 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 15 (27.78%) Apache
2 13 (24.07%) IIS
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 2 (3.70%) Drupal
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) Lync
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 19 (35.19%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Visio
3 5 (9.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.85%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) Internet
2 4 (7.41%) WLAN
2 4 (7.41%) DHCP
2 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.41%) DNS
3 2 (3.70%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
3 2 (3.70%) ATM
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) SSH
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.78%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) MS Access
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
4 3 (5.56%) QlikView
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.85%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 18 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.22%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Billing
5 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Analyst
2 13 (24.07%) Security Engineer
3 7 (12.96%) Security Tester
3 7 (12.96%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (12.96%) Data Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Tester
4 4 (7.41%) Developer
4 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 2 (3.70%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (3.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Security Specialist
5 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
5 2 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (1.85%) Support Analyst
6 1 (1.85%) Field Service Engineer
6 1 (1.85%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) .NET
1 4 (7.41%) jQuery
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) XML
2 2 (3.70%) XSLT
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
2 2 (3.70%) Ajax
2 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 2 (3.70%) WCF
2 2 (3.70%) Symfony
2 2 (3.70%) CodeIgniter
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.07%) Open Source
2 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.70%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) Linux
3 15 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Debian
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
1 8 (14.81%) Time Management
2 6 (11.11%) CRM
3 4 (7.41%) OO
3 4 (7.41%) MVC
4 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.56%) Project Management
4 3 (5.56%) Analytics
4 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 3 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 2 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 2 (3.70%) OO PHP
5 2 (3.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) Validation
5 2 (3.70%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Information Security
5 2 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (3.70%) ERP
5 2 (3.70%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (27.78%) PHP
2 13 (24.07%) Python
2 13 (24.07%) Ruby
2 13 (24.07%) Bash Shell
3 4 (7.41%) C
3 4 (7.41%) Java
3 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.70%) C#
4 2 (3.70%) C++
4 2 (3.70%) PHP5
4 2 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) CISSP
2 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ACCA
3 1 (1.85%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) PCI DSS
2 6 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.85%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Snort
2 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (27.78%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
4 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Nokia
5 2 (3.70%) Zend
6 1 (1.85%) Verint
6 1 (1.85%) RightFax
6 1 (1.85%) SAP
6 1 (1.85%) HP