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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 27 18 29
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 16 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.93% 8.04% 5.85%
As % of the Applications category 52.38% 40.00% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£91 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £275
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 10
Average hourly rate £11.35 £12.94 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.27% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
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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
21 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 9.42% 20.10% 13.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 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 £116 £130 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
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 £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (48.00%) HP
4 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
6 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
8 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (16.00%) Finance
10 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
10 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (8.00%) Time Management
11 2 (8.00%) Degree
11 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.00%) Electronics
11 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
11 2 (8.00%) SLA
11 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (8.00%) SQL
11 2 (8.00%) Oracle
11 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
12 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
12 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (4.00%) Citrix
12 1 (4.00%) Informatica
12 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
12 1 (4.00%) McAfee

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) Xcelsius
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.00%) MS Access
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
2 1 (4.00%) Kalido
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Electronics
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (28.00%) Support Technician
2 7 (28.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 5 (20.00%) Field Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Field Service Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate
7 1 (4.00%) Coordinator
7 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Business Objects Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Informatica Developer
7 1 (4.00%) IT Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Business Development
4 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.00%) CAD
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) RAD
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) VBA
2 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.00%) Citrix
4 1 (4.00%) Informatica
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee