The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Microsoft Excel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Excel over the 3 months to 24 June 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 Excel
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 15 12
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Excel 28 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 7.35% 8.18% 9.77%
As % of the Applications category 52.83% 44.83% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 12
Median daily rate £263 £425 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.23% +28.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £184 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £750 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £19.44 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.39% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year - +10.71%  

Microsoft 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 53 58 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 13.91% 18.24% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 21
Median daily rate £250 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £154 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £750 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 3
Median hourly rate £11.50 £19.44 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.82% +2.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.64 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.21% +13.79%  

Microsoft Excel
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Excel in Basingstoke

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Basingstoke

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Excel in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Excel in Basingstoke

Microsoft Excel
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Excel in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Excel.

1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 12 (28.57%) Migration
4 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (14.29%) VBA
5 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
6 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) Change Management
6 5 (11.90%) Retail
6 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
6 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
7 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
7 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle
8 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (7.14%) Finance
8 3 (7.14%) Facilities Management
8 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
8 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (7.14%) PMO
9 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
9 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
9 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development

Microsoft 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 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.76%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.38%) LAN
2 1 (2.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 7 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) French Language
4 1 (2.38%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.38%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Data Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Administrator
3 4 (9.52%) Coordinator
3 4 (9.52%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (9.52%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 3 (7.14%) Project Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Data Administrator
5 2 (4.76%) Data Migration Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Facilities Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Business Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 2 (4.76%) IT Project Leader
5 2 (4.76%) Migration Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Migration
2 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (11.90%) Change Management
3 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (11.90%) Incident Management
3 5 (11.90%) Project Management
3 5 (11.90%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.52%) Data Migration
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Facilities Management
5 3 (7.14%) Programme Management
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) ITIL
6 2 (4.76%) Time Management
7 1 (2.38%) Document Management
7 1 (2.38%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.38%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.38%) Scrum
7 1 (2.38%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) VBA
2 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) ACCA
4 1 (2.38%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Netcool
1 1 (2.38%) Netcool/OMNIbus
1 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (4.76%) Motorola
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe
4 1 (2.38%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (2.38%) Cisco
4 1 (2.38%) Google
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) ProCurve
4 1 (2.38%) Remedy