The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 22 32 28
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 160 130 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.46% 6.23% 5.57%
As % of the Applications category 45.07% 39.27% 39.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 42
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£338 £290 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.37% -14.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £124 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £414 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £275 £273
% change year-on-year
+4.54% +0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 18 31
Average hourly rate £15.55 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.18% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £11.61 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £25.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.20 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+1.42% -
MS Office
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
355 331 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 16.56% 15.87% 14.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 190 130
Average daily rate £350 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £134 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 22 42
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £26.80 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

MS Office
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 31 £181 +34.01% 4
Southampton +16 30 £325 +73.33% 2
Hook -2 18 £352 - 1
Havant -1 11 £470 +23.29% 2
Winchester -5 11 £375 +25.00%
Farnborough +4 8 £384 +82.73% 6
Portsmouth 0 7 £235 +25.33% 4
Eastleigh +3 4 - -
Gosport +11 3 £420 -
Aldershot 0 3 £400 -
Andover 0 2 £369 -1.66%
Fareham -1 1 - - 2
Alton - 1 £170 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 172 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 107 (38.08%) MS Excel
3 104 (37.01%) Windows
4 90 (32.03%) Security Cleared
5 68 (24.20%) Project Management
6 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2
7 52 (18.51%) SQL
8 50 (17.79%) MS Project
8 50 (17.79%) SC Cleared
8 50 (17.79%) Windows 7
9 44 (15.66%) ITIL
10 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (13.88%) Finance
12 38 (13.52%) Active Directory
13 37 (13.17%) Oracle
14 36 (12.81%) SharePoint
15 33 (11.74%) Windows XP
16 31 (11.03%) SQL Server
17 27 (9.61%) MS PowerPoint
18 26 (9.25%) MS Exchange
18 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
19 25 (8.90%) Migration
20 24 (8.54%) VMware
20 24 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
20 24 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
21 23 (8.19%) Citrix
21 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
22 22 (7.83%) Management Information System
23 21 (7.47%) Programme Management
23 21 (7.47%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 36 (12.81%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.25%) MS Exchange
3 15 (5.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (2.49%) Confluence
5 6 (2.14%) IIS
6 5 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.42%) Lync
7 4 (1.42%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.36%) SAS
9 1 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 107 (38.08%) MS Excel
2 50 (17.79%) MS Project
3 27 (9.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (5.34%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.07%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.49%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) DNS
2 16 (5.69%) DHCP
3 14 (4.98%) Firewall
4 7 (2.49%) Internet
5 5 (1.78%) SAN
6 4 (1.42%) Intranet
7 3 (1.07%) Extranet
7 3 (1.07%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.07%) VPN
7 3 (1.07%) Wireless
8 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.71%) ATM
8 2 (0.71%) LAN
8 2 (0.71%) SDH
8 2 (0.71%) DWDM
9 1 (0.36%) OSPF
9 1 (0.36%) BGP
9 1 (0.36%) RTP
9 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.69%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.98%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.49%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (2.14%) TKPROF
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (2.14%) MS Access
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.14%) QlikView
5 6 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (1.42%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.07%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.49%) HP UFT
2 7 (2.49%) JMeter
2 7 (2.49%) JIRA
2 7 (2.49%) RSpec
2 7 (2.49%) Cucumber
2 7 (2.49%) Maven
2 7 (2.49%) SoapUI
2 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
2 7 (2.49%) JUnit
3 3 (1.07%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.07%) NetBeans
4 2 (0.71%) XMLSpy
4 2 (0.71%) StarTeam
General
1 39 (13.88%) Finance
2 23 (8.19%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.27%) Retail
4 9 (3.20%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.49%) Back Office
6 4 (1.42%) Marketing
7 3 (1.07%) Electronics
7 3 (1.07%) Publishing
7 3 (1.07%) Military
8 2 (0.71%) Automotive
8 2 (0.71%) German Language
8 2 (0.71%) Billing
9 1 (0.36%) Local Government
9 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.36%) Law
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 57 (20.28%) Analyst
2 43 (15.30%) Project Manager
3 20 (7.12%) Developer
4 18 (6.41%) Coordinator
5 17 (6.05%) Architect
6 16 (5.69%) Administrator
7 15 (5.34%) Data Analyst
8 14 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.98%) Infrastructure Architect
9 12 (4.27%) Test Analyst
10 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (3.56%) 2nd Line Support
12 9 (3.20%) Support Analyst
13 8 (2.85%) Senior Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Business Analyst
13 8 (2.85%) Senior Project Manager
13 8 (2.85%) Desktop Engineer
13 8 (2.85%) Test Leader
14 7 (2.49%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.56%) .NET
1 10 (3.56%) CSS
2 8 (2.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.14%) XML
3 6 (2.14%) jQuery
4 5 (1.78%) XHTML
4 5 (1.78%) HTML
5 4 (1.42%) Web Services
6 3 (1.07%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 3 (1.07%) HTML5
6 3 (1.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (1.07%) Application Packaging
6 3 (1.07%) Software Packaging
6 3 (1.07%) WCF
7 2 (0.71%) XSD
7 2 (0.71%) XSLT
7 2 (0.71%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.71%) LAMP
7 2 (0.71%) Ajax
8 1 (0.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (14.95%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.83%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.98%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.91%) PMI
4 11 (3.91%) Smart Meter
5 7 (2.49%) Economics
5 7 (2.49%) EPoS
6 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.42%) NHS
8 3 (1.07%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.07%) User Experience
9 2 (0.71%) Statistics
10 1 (0.36%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.36%) PDA
10 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.36%) iPhone
10 1 (0.36%) iPad
10 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.36%) W3C
10 1 (0.36%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 104 (37.01%) Windows
2 50 (17.79%) Windows 7
3 33 (11.74%) Windows XP
4 24 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (7.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.85%) UNIX
6 8 (2.85%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.42%) Android
8 3 (1.07%) Solaris
8 3 (1.07%) Linux
9 2 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (24.20%) Project Management
2 54 (19.22%) PRINCE2
3 44 (15.66%) ITIL
4 26 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 25 (8.90%) Migration
6 24 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (7.47%) Programme Management
8 18 (6.41%) Time Management
8 18 (6.41%) Service Management
9 14 (4.98%) Quality Management
9 14 (4.98%) Change Management
9 14 (4.98%) QMS
10 13 (4.63%) Risk Management
10 13 (4.63%) Portfolio Management
11 12 (4.27%) Configuration Management
12 11 (3.91%) Test Scripting
12 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Management
12 11 (3.91%) SDLC
13 10 (3.56%) Change Control
13 10 (3.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 52 (18.51%) SQL
2 11 (3.91%) Java
3 8 (2.85%) C
3 8 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.49%) Ruby
4 7 (2.49%) C#
4 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.14%) VB
6 5 (1.78%) C++
6 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.42%) VBA
8 3 (1.07%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.71%) Perl
10 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.36%) RPG
10 1 (0.36%) R
Qualifications
1 90 (32.03%) Security Cleared
2 50 (17.79%) SC Cleared
3 21 (7.47%) Degree
4 18 (6.41%) PMP
4 18 (6.41%) PMI Certification
5 12 (4.27%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.56%) ISEB
7 9 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (2.85%) ISTQB
8 8 (2.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.78%) HND
11 4 (1.42%) MCSA
11 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (1.07%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.71%) CAPM
13 2 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.71%) CCNA
13 2 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.91%) SLA
2 10 (3.56%) QA
3 7 (2.49%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.07%) TickIT
4 3 (1.07%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.71%) BS7799
5 2 (0.71%) BS15000
6 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (13.52%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.69%) XenApp
2 16 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.98%) VMware ESX
4 12 (4.27%) XenDesktop
5 6 (2.14%) vSphere
6 4 (1.42%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.07%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (4.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 10 (3.56%) SCCM
3 7 (2.49%) Vagrant
3 7 (2.49%) Puppet
4 6 (2.14%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.07%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 3 (1.07%) ARCserve
6 3 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (1.07%) Unicenter
6 3 (1.07%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.71%) HP SIM
7 2 (0.71%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.36%) EdgeSight
8 1 (0.36%) MOM
8 1 (0.36%) SCOM
8 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 172 (61.21%) Microsoft
2 37 (13.17%) Oracle
3 24 (8.54%) VMware
4 23 (8.19%) Citrix
5 17 (6.05%) Symantec
6 15 (5.34%) HP
7 11 (3.91%) OpenText
7 11 (3.91%) Ventyx
8 10 (3.56%) IBM
9 7 (2.49%) McAfee
10 6 (2.14%) CA
11 5 (1.78%) Baan
11 5 (1.78%) Cisco
11 5 (1.78%) Remedy
12 4 (1.42%) Altiris
12 4 (1.42%) SAP
12 4 (1.42%) Cognos
12 4 (1.42%) EMC
12 4 (1.42%) Apple
12 4 (1.42%) Lotus
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