The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Microsoft Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Microsoft Office over the 3 months to 26 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 Office
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 22 17
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Contract jobs citing Microsoft Office 23 16 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 5.68% 5.13% 6.60%
As % of the Applications category 41.82% 27.59% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 8
Median daily rate £263 £175 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £152 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £187 £346
UK excluding London median daily rate £295 £285 £288
% change year-on-year +3.50% -0.86%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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 £13.79 £16.50 £13.60
% change year-on-year -16.42% +21.36%  

Microsoft 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 55 58 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 13.58% 18.59% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 21 22
Median daily rate £250 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.17% +25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £154 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £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 £15.78 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.39% +13.79%  

Microsoft Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

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

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Office in Basingstoke

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Microsoft Office in Basingstoke

Microsoft Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Microsoft Office in Basingstoke

Microsoft Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Microsoft Office in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft 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 Microsoft Office.

1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
3 17 (35.42%) Windows
4 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
4 13 (27.08%) Migration
5 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (22.92%) Finance
7 10 (20.83%) Oracle
8 8 (16.67%) ITIL
9 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
10 6 (12.50%) Forcepoint
10 6 (12.50%) Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
10 6 (12.50%) WAN
10 6 (12.50%) HP
11 5 (10.42%) ETL
11 5 (10.42%) Informatica
11 5 (10.42%) Unix
11 5 (10.42%) Linux
11 5 (10.42%) DAB
11 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
11 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (8.33%) Boundary Protection
12 4 (8.33%) Network Management
12 4 (8.33%) SCCM
12 4 (8.33%) Juniper
13 3 (6.25%) Cisco
13 3 (6.25%) McAfee
13 3 (6.25%) LAN
13 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports

Microsoft Office
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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
1 6 (12.50%) Wireless
2 5 (10.42%) DAB
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) Network Security
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) BGP
4 1 (2.08%) Extranet
4 1 (2.08%) IPsec
4 1 (2.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 11 (22.92%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (16.67%) Analyst
1 8 (16.67%) Architect
2 5 (10.42%) Consultant
2 5 (10.42%) Informatica Consultant
3 4 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 4 (8.33%) Network Architect
3 4 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Configuration Manager
4 3 (6.25%) ETL Consultant
4 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
4 3 (6.25%) PC Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) PC Rollout Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Security Architect
4 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (4.17%) Environment And Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) Velocity
1 1 (2.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
2 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) IVR
3 1 (2.08%) PDA
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (35.42%) Windows
2 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.42%) Linux
3 5 (10.42%) Unix
4 2 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Migration
2 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
3 5 (10.42%) ETL
4 4 (8.33%) Boundary Protection
4 4 (8.33%) Network Management
5 3 (6.25%) Data Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Document Management
5 3 (6.25%) Network Planning
6 2 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.17%) Line Management
6 2 (4.17%) Process Improvement
6 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 2 (4.17%) Release Management
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.08%) Scrum
7 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.58%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (4.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) PMO
2 1 (2.08%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (27.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) BitLocker
2 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) SCCM
2 3 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (47.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Oracle
3 6 (12.50%) Forcepoint
3 6 (12.50%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) Informatica
5 4 (8.33%) Juniper
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) McAfee
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.08%) Altiris
7 1 (2.08%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds