The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 8 27 19
Rank change year-on-year +19 -8  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 25 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 9.88% 5.00% 6.09%
As % of the Applications category 55.56% 35.90% 46.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 1
Median daily rate £294 £238 £100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.68% +137.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £275
% change year-on-year +4.16% +4.72%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £11.25 £18.75 £12.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +50.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.55 £15.50 £13.06
% change year-on-year -12.59% +18.72%  

MS Office 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 45 39 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 17.79% 13.93% 13.20%
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 £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 5
Median hourly rate £15.10 £18.75 £12.59
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.46% +48.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.48 £18.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.75 £13.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.30% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Basingstoke

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Basingstoke

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Basingstoke

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Basingstoke

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office 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 Office.

1 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
2 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
4 11 (22.92%) Migration
5 10 (20.83%) WAN
6 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (18.75%) Extranet
6 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 9 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.67%) XML
7 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 8 (16.67%) Forcepoint
7 8 (16.67%) DAB
7 8 (16.67%) Workflow
7 8 (16.67%) Finance
8 7 (14.58%) Network Management
8 7 (14.58%) Boundary Protection
8 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
8 7 (14.58%) Workflow Management
9 6 (12.50%) Content Management
9 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 6 (12.50%) Oracle
9 6 (12.50%) ITIL
10 5 (10.42%) Windows
10 5 (10.42%) LAN
10 5 (10.42%) Cisco
10 5 (10.42%) Law
10 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
10 5 (10.42%) K2 blackpearl

MS Office
Top Related 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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
1 9 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (10.42%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.25%) MS Project
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.83%) WAN
2 9 (18.75%) Extranet
3 8 (16.67%) DAB
4 5 (10.42%) LAN
5 3 (6.25%) Network Security
6 2 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (2.08%) DWDM
7 1 (2.08%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.08%) SDH
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (10.42%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) French Language
3 1 (2.08%) Front Office
3 1 (2.08%) German Language
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
3 1 (2.08%) Spanish Language
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Architect
2 14 (29.17%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Workflow Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) SharePoint Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Network Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
7 3 (6.25%) ITIL Process Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Migration Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
7 3 (6.25%) Process Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Environment And Release Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Financial Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) PC Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) PC Rollout Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.08%) User Experience
2 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 1 (2.08%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Unix
2 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Migration
2 9 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (16.67%) Workflow
4 7 (14.58%) Boundary Protection
4 7 (14.58%) Network Management
4 7 (14.58%) Workflow Management
5 6 (12.50%) Content Management
5 6 (12.50%) ITIL
6 5 (10.42%) Process Improvement
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) Project Management
8 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) Document Management
8 3 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (6.25%) ITSM
8 3 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (6.25%) Resource Allocation
9 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.17%) Release Management
9 2 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (47.92%) Security Cleared
2 14 (29.17%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
4 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.08%) Degree
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Forcepoint
3 6 (12.50%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Informatica
7 1 (2.08%) Intel Security