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 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 19 16 31
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 16 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.66% 8.65% 7.76%
As % of the Applications category 55.17% 40.00% 45.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 8
Average daily rate
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£228 £130 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -59.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £110 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £315 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £12.75 £92.50 £11.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.21% +713.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.38 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-2.60% -0.86%
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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
29 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.88% 21.62% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 12
Average daily rate £275 £315 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £128 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.63 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £29.70 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

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 April 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (42.42%) Finance
3 11 (33.33%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) MS Office
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) MS Access
7 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
7 5 (15.15%) Change Management
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
7 5 (15.15%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.12%) VMware
8 4 (12.12%) Cisco
8 4 (12.12%) HP
8 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
8 4 (12.12%) ITIL
8 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) VB
9 3 (9.09%) VBA
9 3 (9.09%) Oracle
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) ATM
9 3 (9.09%) Middleware
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
9 3 (9.09%) Citrix

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.03%) Lync
1 1 (3.03%) SAS
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS Visio
3 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (6.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
1 3 (9.09%) ATM
2 2 (6.06%) SSH
2 2 (6.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (6.06%) SSL
2 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) H.323
3 1 (3.03%) Extranet
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) MGCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 4 (12.12%) Field Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.09%) Field Service Engineer
3 3 (9.09%) Consultant
3 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Incident Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Tester
4 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Development Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Development Support Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Graduate
5 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Applications Packager
5 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (3.03%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
2 2 (6.06%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Linux
3 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 3 (9.09%) SUSE
4 2 (6.06%) UNIX
4 2 (6.06%) AIX
4 2 (6.06%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Change Management
1 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Information Security
3 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Document Management
4 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.06%) System Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Management
4 2 (6.06%) Security Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE
4 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
1 3 (9.09%) VB
1 3 (9.09%) VBA
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) GCIA
4 2 (6.06%) GCIH
4 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
4 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 2 (6.06%) CISSP
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.03%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) COBIT
1 2 (6.06%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.06%) COSO
2 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco
2 4 (12.12%) HP
2 4 (12.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee
4 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) Verint
5 1 (3.03%) RightFax
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu