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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 20 18 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 8.44% 7.09% 8.92%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 54.55% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 8
Average daily rate
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£182 £413 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £256 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £525 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -15.15%
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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
36 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.19% 12.99% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 14 11
Average daily rate £211 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.08% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £164 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £490 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 8
Average hourly rate £11.50 £12.63 £11.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.91% +5.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.43 £10.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.88 £12.83 £22.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -8.51%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) MS Office
3 13 (32.50%) Finance
4 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
6 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
7 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 6 (15.00%) MS Access
7 6 (15.00%) HP
7 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 5 (12.50%) Time Management
8 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (10.00%) PHP
9 4 (10.00%) MySQL
9 4 (10.00%) Oracle
9 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.00%) OO
9 4 (10.00%) Apache
9 4 (10.00%) ERP
9 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
9 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (10.00%) MVC
9 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
9 4 (10.00%) Degree
9 4 (10.00%) Windows 7

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 4 (10.00%) Apache
1 4 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.00%) Lync
2 2 (5.00%) Drupal
2 2 (5.00%) WordPress
2 2 (5.00%) CMS
2 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.00%) IIS
2 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.50%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) DHCP
1 3 (7.50%) DNS
2 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) WLAN
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Extranet
3 1 (2.50%) MGCP
3 1 (2.50%) H.323
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MS Access
2 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.50%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.50%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Moq
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Field Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Administrator
6 1 (2.50%) Database Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) .NET
1 3 (7.50%) jQuery
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (5.00%) Ajax
2 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (5.00%) CSS
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Symfony
2 2 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) XSLT
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
3 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
3 1 (2.50%) WCF
3 1 (2.50%) PhoneGap
3 1 (2.50%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.50%) Open Source
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.00%) Debian
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.50%) Time Management
2 4 (10.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (10.00%) OO
2 4 (10.00%) ERP
2 4 (10.00%) MVC
3 3 (7.50%) CRM
4 2 (5.00%) ITIL
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
5 1 (2.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (2.50%) Requirements Management
5 1 (2.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.50%) Web Development
5 1 (2.50%) Business Development
5 1 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 3 (7.50%) Java
3 2 (5.00%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) Python
3 2 (5.00%) Ruby
3 2 (5.00%) PHP5
3 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.50%) VB
4 1 (2.50%) VBA
4 1 (2.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
4 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.50%) ACCA
4 1 (2.50%) CIMA
4 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) SLA
1 2 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) GAAP
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Cisco
6 2 (5.00%) Zend
6 2 (5.00%) Verint
6 2 (5.00%) RightFax
6 2 (5.00%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.50%) SAP
7 1 (2.50%) VMware
7 1 (2.50%) Fujitsu
7 1 (2.50%) Citrix
7 1 (2.50%) Nokia