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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 23 16 35
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +19
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.47% 8.89% 6.15%
As % of the Applications category 39.29% 42.11% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £255 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.84% -7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 11
Average hourly rate £12.59 £13.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.75% +17.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £11.63 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.63 £14.00 £15.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +7.40%
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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
28 38 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 13.93% 21.11% 17.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 12
Average daily rate £228 £308 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.01% -2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £127 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 18
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.27% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £11.63 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

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 30 March 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 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 11 (40.74%) HP
4 10 (37.04%) ITIL
5 8 (29.63%) Wireless
6 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
7 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
8 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 3 (11.11%) Finance
8 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (11.11%) SLA
8 3 (11.11%) MS Access
8 3 (11.11%) VBA
8 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
9 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
9 2 (7.41%) VB
9 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.41%) Degree
9 2 (7.41%) Electronics
9 2 (7.41%) Time Management
9 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
10 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
10 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Wireless
2 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
2 1 (3.70%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
2 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.70%) Xcelsius
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 7 (25.93%) Support Technician
2 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 4 (14.81%) Field Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Graduate
5 1 (3.70%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Objects Developer
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) IT Support
5 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Time Management
3 1 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.70%) Business Development
3 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.70%) CAD
3 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.70%) RAD
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) VBA
2 2 (7.41%) VB
3 1 (3.70%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) HP
3 1 (3.70%) Citrix
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
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