The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Basingstoke region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office Excel
Rank 6 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +2
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 31 24 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 16.49% 9.52% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 67.39% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 4
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£425 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.25
% change year-on-year
- -7.69%
Applications Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
46 36 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 24.47% 14.29% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 23 24
Average daily rate £263 £260 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £230 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
MS Excel
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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 31 July 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 31 July 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 32 (53.33%) Windows
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (41.67%) MS Office
3 18 (30.00%) Telecoms
4 15 (25.00%) Linux
4 15 (25.00%) CISSP
5 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
5 13 (21.67%) Apache
5 13 (21.67%) Python
5 13 (21.67%) PHP
5 13 (21.67%) IIS
5 13 (21.67%) MySQL
5 13 (21.67%) Snort
5 13 (21.67%) Ruby
5 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
5 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (21.67%) Open Source
5 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
6 12 (20.00%) Finance
7 11 (18.33%) SLA
7 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (13.33%) MS Access
8 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) Time Management
9 7 (11.67%) ITIL
9 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
9 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 5 (8.33%) CRM

MS Excel
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (21.67%) IIS
1 13 (21.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) NetWeaver
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (41.67%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.67%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) WLAN
1 4 (6.67%) DHCP
1 4 (6.67%) TCP/IP
1 4 (6.67%) DNS
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
3 2 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (3.33%) SSH
3 2 (3.33%) VPN
3 2 (3.33%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) ATM
4 1 (1.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.67%) MySQL
2 8 (13.33%) MS Access
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) QlikView
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) StarTeam
General
1 18 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 12 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (5.00%) Billing
3 3 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Back Office
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Military
4 1 (1.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Security Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (11.67%) Tester
3 7 (11.67%) 1st Line Support
3 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Penetration Tester
3 7 (11.67%) Security Tester
4 6 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 4 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) IT Support
6 3 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.33%) Security Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Architect
7 2 (3.33%) C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Administrator
7 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.33%) XML
2 2 (3.33%) XSLT
2 2 (3.33%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 2 (3.33%) WCF
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.67%) Open Source
2 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 15 (25.00%) Linux
3 13 (21.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
7 3 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.33%) Service Delivery
1 8 (13.33%) Time Management
2 7 (11.67%) ITIL
3 5 (8.33%) CRM
4 4 (6.67%) Project Management
5 3 (5.00%) Service Management
5 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.00%) Validation
5 3 (5.00%) Analytics
5 3 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.33%) Information Security
6 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (3.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (3.33%) Data Security
6 2 (3.33%) Security Management
6 2 (3.33%) MVC
6 2 (3.33%) ERP
6 2 (3.33%) OO
7 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (21.67%) PHP
1 13 (21.67%) Python
1 13 (21.67%) Ruby
1 13 (21.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (6.67%) C
3 2 (3.33%) C#
3 2 (3.33%) C++
3 2 (3.33%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.67%) ACCA
4 1 (1.67%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.67%) PCI DSS
2 11 (18.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.67%) GAAP
System Software
1 13 (21.67%) Snort
2 7 (11.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.33%) Cisco
5 2 (3.33%) Nokia
6 1 (1.67%) Borland
6 1 (1.67%) HP
6 1 (1.67%) IBM
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
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Certes Computing Ltd
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ARM Technology
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Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday