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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 9 11 44
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +33
Contract jobs citing MS Office 31 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 12.35% 9.47% 0.82%
As % of the Applications category 47.69% 40.00% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 1
Average daily rate
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£181 £131 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% -13.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £291 £289 £263
% change year-on-year
+0.77% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 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 £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
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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
65 45 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 25.90% 23.68% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 22
Average daily rate £338 £300 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +22.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £115 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £308
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 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 £15.00 £14.96
% change year-on-year
- +0.26%

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 31 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
3 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
4 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (33.33%) Windows
5 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
5 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
6 10 (25.64%) Data Mining
7 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
7 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
8 7 (17.95%) ITIL
9 6 (15.38%) MS Access
9 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
9 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 5 (12.82%) SQL
10 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.26%) VBA
11 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
12 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
12 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (7.69%) Juniper
12 3 (7.69%) CA
12 3 (7.69%) VB
12 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
12 3 (7.69%) VPN
13 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
13 2 (5.13%) SLA
13 2 (5.13%) EMC

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (2.56%) OSPF
2 1 (2.56%) BGP
2 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) IP Telephony
2 1 (2.56%) LAN
2 1 (2.56%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Data Mining
2 6 (15.38%) MS Access
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.56%) QlikView
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Xcelsius
5 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) Analyst
2 10 (25.64%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.69%) Coordinator
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Project Coordinator
5 2 (5.13%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Report Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Reporting Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Report Manager
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Data Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Quality Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Server Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (2.56%) PMO Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
1 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
1 2 (5.13%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) IVR
3 1 (2.56%) PDA
3 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) PRINCE2
2 7 (17.95%) ITIL
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (5.13%) CMMI
4 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (5.13%) Web Development
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Time Management
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
5 1 (2.56%) Data Transformation
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.56%) Line Management
5 1 (2.56%) CAD
5 1 (2.56%) Project Management
5 1 (2.56%) Service Management
5 1 (2.56%) Validation
5 1 (2.56%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) VBA
3 3 (7.69%) VB
4 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.51%) DV Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
1 2 (5.13%) ISO 14001
2 1 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) BS7799
2 1 (2.56%) BS15000
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Juniper
2 3 (7.69%) CA
3 2 (5.13%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Citrix
4 1 (2.56%) Cisco
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.56%) Remedy
4 1 (2.56%) Altiris
4 1 (2.56%) Brocade
4 1 (2.56%) Fujitsu