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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 7 4 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 25 42 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.14% 20.00% 7.32%
As % of the Applications category 53.19% 75.00% 60.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 35 7
Average daily rate
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£350 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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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
47 56 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 22.82% 26.67% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 16
Average daily rate £350 £140 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+150.00% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-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 3 July 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 3 July 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 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (42.86%) Windows
3 15 (35.71%) MS Office
4 14 (33.33%) ITIL
4 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 14 (33.33%) Finance
4 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (28.57%) Change Management
5 12 (28.57%) MS Visio
6 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 11 (26.19%) MS Project
7 9 (21.43%) Financial Institution
7 9 (21.43%) Information Security Management
7 9 (21.43%) Security Management
7 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
7 9 (21.43%) Information Security
7 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security
8 8 (19.05%) Release Management
8 8 (19.05%) AIX
8 8 (19.05%) Solaris
9 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
10 6 (14.29%) Analytics
10 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) Project Management
10 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.29%) VPN
10 6 (14.29%) Degree
11 5 (11.90%) COBIT
11 5 (11.90%) VMware
11 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 12 (28.57%) MS Visio
3 11 (26.19%) MS Project
4 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) VPN
2 4 (9.52%) SSL
2 4 (9.52%) SSH
2 4 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (9.52%) HTTP
3 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 3 (7.14%) ATM
4 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MS Access
1 5 (11.90%) Data Mining
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.14%) DB2
4 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (2.38%) OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.14%) SoapUI
2 2 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 14 (33.33%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Financial Institution
2 9 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 6 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Test Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Tester
4 4 (9.52%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Incident Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Web Tester
6 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) SOAP
1 4 (9.52%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) HTML
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.76%) XML
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 14 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) AS400
4 2 (4.76%) iSeries
5 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.38%) IVR
5 1 (2.38%) PDA
5 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (42.86%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 8 (19.05%) AIX
3 8 (19.05%) Solaris
4 5 (11.90%) UNIX
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (7.14%) SUSE
7 2 (4.76%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (28.57%) Change Management
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security Management
3 9 (21.43%) Security Management
3 9 (21.43%) Information Security
3 9 (21.43%) Cyber Security
4 8 (19.05%) Release Management
5 6 (14.29%) Project Management
5 6 (14.29%) Analytics
6 5 (11.90%) Line Management
6 5 (11.90%) Patch Management
6 5 (11.90%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) PRINCE
6 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.90%) System Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Migration
7 4 (9.52%) Document Management
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (9.52%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.90%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) VBA
2 3 (7.14%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (2.38%) C
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
3 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Degree
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) CISSP
2 4 (9.52%) GCIA
2 4 (9.52%) GCIH
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.76%) ISEB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) COBIT
1 5 (11.90%) PCI DSS
1 5 (11.90%) COSO
2 3 (7.14%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 33 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Cisco
2 5 (11.90%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) McAfee
4 3 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
5 2 (4.76%) CA
5 2 (4.76%) IBM
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Endeca
5 2 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (4.76%) Coremetrics
6 1 (2.38%) Infor
6 1 (2.38%) Altiris