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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 29 16 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 9 18 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.23% 8.70% 6.34%
As % of the Applications category 40.91% 45.00% 46.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -4.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £127 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £315 £431
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 £14.00 £14.94
% change year-on-year
- -6.29%
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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
22 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 10.33% 19.32% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 7
Average daily rate £325 £300 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 15
Average hourly rate £11.89 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.94% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.93 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.13 £61.10 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (30.30%) MS Office
4 10 (30.30%) Finance
5 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 6 (18.18%) HP
7 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (12.12%) Degree
8 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
8 4 (12.12%) Linux
8 4 (12.12%) MS Access
8 4 (12.12%) Time Management
9 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Lync
9 3 (9.09%) ITIL
9 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
9 3 (9.09%) SQL
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Middleware
10 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (6.06%) PKI
10 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
10 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
10 2 (6.06%) XML

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 3 (9.09%) Lync
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.03%) SAS
3 1 (3.03%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
2 5 (15.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (12.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) LAN
1 1 (3.03%) WAN
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) VPN
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) SSL
1 1 (3.03%) Extranet
1 1 (3.03%) MGCP
1 1 (3.03%) H.323
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) SSH
1 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.03%) SAP BW
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (3.03%) QlikView
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.03%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) DB2
2 1 (3.03%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Moq
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Field Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Web Tester
6 1 (3.03%) Development Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Development Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Database Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.03%) Graduate
6 1 (3.03%) Coordinator
6 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Junior
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XML
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.03%) SOAP
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.03%) PhoneGap
2 1 (3.03%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Linux
3 2 (6.06%) UNIX
3 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Time Management
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 3 (9.09%) Project Management
2 3 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.06%) Manual Testing
3 2 (6.06%) System Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (6.06%) Information Security
3 2 (6.06%) ERP
3 2 (6.06%) Data Modelling
3 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Business Analysis
3 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.03%) Requirements Management
4 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.03%) C#
3 1 (3.03%) C++
3 1 (3.03%) COBOL
3 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) VB
3 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (12.12%) Degree
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISEB
4 1 (3.03%) CISSP
4 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (3.03%) GCIA
4 1 (3.03%) GCIH
4 1 (3.03%) CCNP
4 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
1 1 (3.03%) COBIT
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.03%) COSO
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) HP
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 2 (6.06%) Business Objects
5 1 (3.03%) SAP
5 1 (3.03%) Citrix
5 1 (3.03%) Nokia
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) VMware
5 1 (3.03%) Fujitsu
5 1 (3.03%) Verint
5 1 (3.03%) RightFax