The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for MS Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Excel over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office Excel
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 14 16
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs citing MS Excel 19 27 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 7.42% 9.75% 7.04%
As % of the Applications category 40.43% 71.05% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 7
Median daily rate £300 £325 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +80.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £171 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £349 £365 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £346 £350 £325
% change year-on-year -1.07% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.00% +47.05%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.85%  

MS Excel is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 47 38 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 18.36% 13.72% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 14 11
Median daily rate £313 £245 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.55% +36.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £373 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.75 £12.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.66% +48.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £13.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing MS Excel as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Excel in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Excel in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Excel in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Excel in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Excel in Basingstoke

MS Excel
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Excel also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for MS Excel.

1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
3 10 (31.25%) Windows
4 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.88%) MS Office
5 6 (18.75%) WAN
5 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
5 6 (18.75%) Migration
5 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (15.63%) SCCM
6 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 4 (12.50%) DAB
7 4 (12.50%) Oracle
7 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
8 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
8 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 3 (9.38%) System Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Release Management
8 3 (9.38%) SQL
8 3 (9.38%) VBScript
8 3 (9.38%) Unix
8 3 (9.38%) SAS
8 3 (9.38%) LAN
8 3 (9.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills

MS Excel
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (9.38%) SAS
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) IaaS
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) WAN
2 4 (12.50%) DAB
3 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) LDAP
5 1 (3.13%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) French Language
3 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
3 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Data Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Developer
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
4 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Migration Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Field Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
1 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 2 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) CSS3
2 1 (3.13%) Middleware
2 1 (3.13%) REST
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) WCF
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) PKI
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 2 (6.25%) Smartcard
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.13%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.13%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Linux
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Solaris
5 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.38%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Release Management
4 3 (9.38%) System Testing
5 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.25%) Boundary Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Change Control
5 2 (6.25%) Coaching
5 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) ETL
5 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.38%) SQL
1 3 (9.38%) VBScript
2 2 (6.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Degree
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Docker
3 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (6.25%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (6.25%) Altiris
3 2 (6.25%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Forcepoint
3 2 (6.25%) HP
3 2 (6.25%) Intel Security
3 2 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) IBM
4 1 (3.13%) Juniper
4 1 (3.13%) LogRhythm
4 1 (3.13%) ProCurve