The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office 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 Office over the 3 months to 1 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 6 15 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Contract jobs citing MS Office 37 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 15.10% 8.61% 3.42%
As % of the Applications category 50.68% 40.91% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Average daily rate
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£175 £156 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £110 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £376 £177
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £298 £256
% change year-on-year
-1.68% +16.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £12.90 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.28% -15.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £11.88 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £13.50 £17.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.40 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -1.54%
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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
73 44 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.80% 21.05% 18.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 26 23
Average daily rate £295 £193 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.24% -23.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -11.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Basingstoke region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Basingstoke region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
2 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Windows
4 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
4 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
5 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
5 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
5 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
5 11 (23.40%) Data Mining
6 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
7 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
8 7 (14.89%) MS Access
8 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
9 6 (12.77%) Migration
10 5 (10.64%) SQL
10 5 (10.64%) SLA
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
11 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (8.51%) Juniper
11 4 (8.51%) CA
11 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
12 3 (6.38%) VB
12 3 (6.38%) VBA
12 3 (6.38%) VPN
12 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
13 2 (4.26%) Line Management
13 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing MS Office 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 Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) Documentum
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 30 (63.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) VPN
2 2 (4.26%) OSPF
2 2 (4.26%) BGP
3 1 (2.13%) LTE
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) GSM
3 1 (2.13%) PBX
3 1 (2.13%) 3GPP
3 1 (2.13%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (23.40%) Data Mining
2 7 (14.89%) MS Access
3 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.13%) QlikView
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Data Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) Coordinator
3 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
3 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.51%) Project Coordinator
5 3 (6.38%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Architect
6 2 (4.26%) Quality Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Report Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Information Manager
6 2 (4.26%) Server Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Reporting Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Report Manager
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Data Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.26%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) IVR
3 1 (2.13%) PDA
3 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.26%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) PRINCE2
2 10 (21.28%) ITIL
3 6 (12.77%) Migration
4 2 (4.26%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (4.26%) Web Development
4 2 (4.26%) Service Management
4 2 (4.26%) CMMI
4 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.26%) Line Management
4 2 (4.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (4.26%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.13%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.13%) Test Automation
5 1 (2.13%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.13%) Validation
5 1 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) BCP
5 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) VB
2 3 (6.38%) VBA
3 2 (4.26%) Perl
4 1 (2.13%) C
4 1 (2.13%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) Security Cleared
2 8 (17.02%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) SLA
2 2 (4.26%) ISO 14001
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) BS7799
3 1 (2.13%) BS15000
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (57.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.51%) Juniper
2 4 (8.51%) CA
3 2 (4.26%) EMC
3 2 (4.26%) Brocade
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.13%) Citrix
4 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) Anite
4 1 (2.13%) Altiris
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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