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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 122 110 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.47% 5.42% 6.10%
As % of the Applications category 39.61% 34.81% 43.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 54
Average daily rate
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£350 £236 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.14% -27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £126 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £462 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £271
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -16.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 28
Average hourly rate £12.35 £15.88 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.20% +13.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £115.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-4.64% -
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
308 316 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.80% 15.56% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 166 134
Average daily rate £360 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £464 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 43
Average hourly rate £12.35 £21.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.55% +48.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.63 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £115.00 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -3.12%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Havant +9 22 £410 +45.77% 3
Southampton -5 20 £395 +125.71% 5
Portsmouth +7 14 £300 +71.42% 2
Hook +4 14 £349 +60.04%
Farnborough - 10 £475 - 1
Basingstoke -8 9 £108 -23.03% 3
Aldershot +15 3 £160 +39.13%
Fareham -2 2 - - 1
Winchester -12 2 £250 - 1
Gosport +13 1 - -
Waterlooville - 1 £130 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 121 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 86 (37.07%) Windows
3 84 (36.21%) MS Excel
4 77 (33.19%) Security Cleared
5 61 (26.29%) SC Cleared
6 49 (21.12%) Project Management
7 46 (19.83%) SQL
8 45 (19.40%) Windows 7
9 40 (17.24%) MS Project
9 40 (17.24%) Active Directory
10 35 (15.09%) ITIL
11 33 (14.22%) Windows XP
12 31 (13.36%) PRINCE2
12 31 (13.36%) Finance
13 28 (12.07%) HP
14 26 (11.21%) Migration
15 24 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
15 24 (10.34%) SharePoint
16 22 (9.48%) Oracle
16 22 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
17 21 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 17 (7.33%) Citrix
18 17 (7.33%) VMware
18 17 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
19 16 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
19 16 (6.90%) MS Exchange
19 16 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
20 15 (6.47%) Test Scripting
20 15 (6.47%) Degree

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 24 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.90%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (3.02%) Confluence
4 5 (2.16%) IIS
5 4 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.86%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.43%) Lync
Applications
1 84 (36.21%) MS Excel
2 40 (17.24%) MS Project
3 24 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.29%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.17%) DHCP
1 12 (5.17%) DNS
2 11 (4.74%) Internet
3 8 (3.45%) Firewall
3 8 (3.45%) Wireless
4 6 (2.59%) Intranet
5 4 (1.72%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.29%) Extranet
6 3 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.86%) SAN
7 2 (0.86%) LAN
8 1 (0.43%) WLAN
8 1 (0.43%) WAN
8 1 (0.43%) VPN
8 1 (0.43%) SNMP
8 1 (0.43%) SSL
8 1 (0.43%) RTP
8 1 (0.43%) VLAN
8 1 (0.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.90%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.88%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.02%) Data Mining
5 6 (2.59%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (2.16%) Oracle ODI
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.72%) TKPROF
8 3 (1.29%) MS Access
8 3 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.86%) QlikView
9 2 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.43%) Xcelsius
Development Applications
1 13 (5.60%) JMeter
2 7 (3.02%) JUnit
2 7 (3.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (3.02%) Maven
2 7 (3.02%) JIRA
2 7 (3.02%) RSpec
2 7 (3.02%) Cucumber
2 7 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.02%) SoapUI
3 6 (2.59%) LoadRunner
4 3 (1.29%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.86%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.43%) TestDirector
6 1 (0.43%) StarTeam
General
1 31 (13.36%) Finance
2 9 (3.88%) Retail
3 6 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.16%) Publishing
5 3 (1.29%) Games
5 3 (1.29%) Back Office
5 3 (1.29%) Electronics
5 3 (1.29%) Multimedia
6 2 (0.86%) German Language
6 2 (0.86%) Marketing
6 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Advertising
7 1 (0.43%) Military
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (18.53%) Analyst
2 24 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 22 (9.48%) Developer
4 19 (8.19%) Coordinator
5 15 (6.47%) Support Engineer
6 13 (5.60%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (4.31%) Desktop Support
8 9 (3.88%) Test Analyst
9 8 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Technician
9 8 (3.45%) Change Analyst
9 8 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 8 (3.45%) Support Technician
9 8 (3.45%) Support Analyst
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Administrator
10 7 (3.02%) Field Engineer
10 7 (3.02%) Senior Project Manager
10 7 (3.02%) Test Leader
11 6 (2.59%) PC Support
11 6 (2.59%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.74%) .NET
2 4 (1.72%) CSS
3 3 (1.29%) HTML
3 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.29%) XHTML
3 3 (1.29%) jQuery
3 3 (1.29%) ASP.NET 2.0
3 3 (1.29%) HTML5
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.86%) Application Packaging
4 2 (0.86%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.43%) Web Services
5 1 (0.43%) XML
5 1 (0.43%) OLE
5 1 (0.43%) MDX
5 1 (0.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (9.05%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.31%) NHS
3 8 (3.45%) Smart Meter
3 8 (3.45%) User Experience
4 5 (2.16%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.72%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.29%) Economics
7 2 (0.86%) Statistics
7 2 (0.86%) Informatics
7 2 (0.86%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) Biometrics
8 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.43%) Clustering
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 86 (37.07%) Windows
2 45 (19.40%) Windows 7
3 33 (14.22%) Windows XP
4 17 (7.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.45%) Solaris
7 6 (2.59%) UNIX
8 4 (1.72%) Android
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.43%) Linux
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (21.12%) Project Management
2 35 (15.09%) ITIL
3 31 (13.36%) PRINCE2
4 26 (11.21%) Migration
5 22 (9.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (6.47%) Test Scripting
8 14 (6.03%) Risk Management
9 12 (5.17%) Time Management
10 11 (4.74%) Change Management
10 11 (4.74%) Data Analysis
10 11 (4.74%) Change Control
10 11 (4.74%) Test Strategy
11 10 (4.31%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.88%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.45%) Integration Testing
13 8 (3.45%) Matrix Management
13 8 (3.45%) Service Management
14 7 (3.02%) Programme Management
14 7 (3.02%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 46 (19.83%) SQL
2 13 (5.60%) Java
3 8 (3.45%) C#
4 7 (3.02%) C++
4 7 (3.02%) Ruby
5 6 (2.59%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.59%) VBA
5 6 (2.59%) VB
6 4 (1.72%) C
7 3 (1.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (33.19%) Security Cleared
2 61 (26.29%) SC Cleared
3 15 (6.47%) Degree
4 12 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (3.45%) ISTQB
6 7 (3.02%) ISEB
6 7 (3.02%) MCSA
6 7 (3.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (3.02%) DV Cleared
7 5 (2.16%) HND
7 5 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (2.16%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 4 (1.72%) MCDST
8 4 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.72%) MCSE
9 3 (1.29%) CCNA
9 3 (1.29%) CAPM
10 2 (0.86%) PMP
10 2 (0.86%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) SLA
2 2 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 40 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.74%) VMware ESX
4 8 (3.45%) Samba
5 6 (2.59%) XenApp
6 4 (1.72%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.29%) vSphere
7 3 (1.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.43%) Firmware
9 1 (0.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (4.31%) SCCM
2 7 (3.02%) Puppet
2 7 (3.02%) Vagrant
3 6 (2.59%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (2.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.72%) ARCserve
5 3 (1.29%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.86%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.43%) MOM
7 1 (0.43%) EdgeSight
7 1 (0.43%) SCOM
7 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.43%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
7 1 (0.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 121 (52.16%) Microsoft
2 28 (12.07%) HP
3 22 (9.48%) Oracle
4 17 (7.33%) Citrix
4 17 (7.33%) VMware
5 8 (3.45%) Symantec
6 7 (3.02%) McAfee
7 5 (2.16%) Cisco
7 5 (2.16%) IBM
7 5 (2.16%) Apple
7 5 (2.16%) Baan
8 3 (1.29%) Business Objects
8 3 (1.29%) Cognos
8 3 (1.29%) Sophos
8 3 (1.29%) OpenText
8 3 (1.29%) Telerik
8 3 (1.29%) Ventyx
8 3 (1.29%) Nintex
9 2 (0.86%) Lumension
9 2 (0.86%) Altiris
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £13.5 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £125 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Rate: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on skills and experience plus bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Southampton
360 Resourcing
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago