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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 4 10 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +23
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 37 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.81% 11.79% 10.08%
As % of the Applications category 52.11% 58.14% 53.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.24% -6.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
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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
71 43 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 30.34% 20.28% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 24
Average daily rate £290 £213 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.47% -13.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -11.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.51 £15.39 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-5.68% -0.74%

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 3 September 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Excel across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MS Excel Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 30 (52.63%) MS Office
3 23 (40.35%) Windows
4 21 (36.84%) ITIL
5 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
6 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (24.56%) Finance
8 13 (22.81%) Change Management
9 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 12 (21.05%) Linux
9 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
9 12 (21.05%) MS Project
9 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
9 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
10 10 (17.54%) Release Management
10 10 (17.54%) Cyber Security
10 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
10 10 (17.54%) Security Management
10 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
10 10 (17.54%) Information Security
11 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
12 8 (14.04%) SQL
12 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
12 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
12 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (12.28%) Analytics
13 7 (12.28%) Line Management
13 7 (12.28%) AIX
13 7 (12.28%) Solaris
13 7 (12.28%) MS Access

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) MS Project Server
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.75%) Documentum
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 30 (52.63%) MS Office
2 12 (21.05%) MS Visio
2 12 (21.05%) MS Project
3 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) SAP SRM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP FI-AP
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) VPN
2 3 (5.26%) SSL
2 3 (5.26%) SSH
2 3 (5.26%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.26%) ATM
2 3 (5.26%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.75%) LTE
4 1 (1.75%) GSM
4 1 (1.75%) PBX
4 1 (1.75%) 3GPP
4 1 (1.75%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Data Mining
2 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) MS Access
3 4 (7.02%) DB2
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.75%) QlikView
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (8.77%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.02%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (24.56%) Finance
2 12 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 10 (17.54%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.02%) Retail
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Analyst
2 9 (15.79%) Data Analyst
3 7 (12.28%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Tester
5 4 (7.02%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Coordinator
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Project Coordinator
5 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) QA Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Compliance Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Cyber Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Security Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) .NET
2 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
2 4 (7.02%) SOAP
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (7.02%) HTML
2 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.82%) Management Information System
2 16 (28.07%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (14.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.02%) iSeries
5 3 (5.26%) AS400
5 3 (5.26%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) PDA
6 1 (1.75%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.75%) IVR
6 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 23 (40.35%) Windows
2 12 (21.05%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.28%) AIX
4 7 (12.28%) Solaris
4 7 (12.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.77%) UNIX
7 3 (5.26%) Android
7 3 (5.26%) SUSE
7 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.84%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Change Management
3 10 (17.54%) Information Security Management
3 10 (17.54%) Security Management
3 10 (17.54%) Information Security
3 10 (17.54%) Release Management
3 10 (17.54%) Cyber Security
4 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
5 7 (12.28%) Line Management
5 7 (12.28%) Analytics
6 6 (10.53%) System Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Patch Management
6 6 (10.53%) PRINCE
6 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.77%) Regression Testing
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) SQL
2 4 (7.02%) C#
2 4 (7.02%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) VB
3 3 (5.26%) VBA
4 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.75%) R
4 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.77%) DV Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) Degree
4 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.26%) CISSP
4 3 (5.26%) GCIA
4 3 (5.26%) GCIH
5 1 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.75%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) COBIT
1 6 (10.53%) PCI DSS
1 6 (10.53%) COSO
2 5 (8.77%) SLA
3 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.26%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 43 (75.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) VMware
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) CA
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco
3 4 (7.02%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) McAfee
3 4 (7.02%) Endeca
3 4 (7.02%) Google
3 4 (7.02%) Coremetrics
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 3 (5.26%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.75%) Infor
5 1 (1.75%) ReadSoft
5 1 (1.75%) Anite
5 1 (1.75%) OpenText
5 1 (1.75%) Altiris