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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 39 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 116 82 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.55% 4.66% 5.98%
As % of the Applications category 36.71% 37.44% 39.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 25 60
Average daily rate
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£240 £310 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.58% +5.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £147 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £286 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
+14.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 32 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.88 £12.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £12.38 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.95 £17.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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
316 219 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.13% 12.46% 15.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 97 170
Average daily rate £300 £330 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 59
Average hourly rate £12.42 £14.38 £15.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -5.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.80 £24.13 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+0.08% -3.22%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +20 16 £193 +28.33% 4
Havant - 11 £285 - 1
Southampton -16 10 £165 -56.00% 3
Farnborough +3 8 £210 -
Portsmouth -5 8 £205 -34.40% 2
Fareham -3 5 £300 -
Andover - 4 £285 - 3
Winchester +2 3 £295 +55.26%
Aldershot -6 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £165 - 1
Ringwood - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 167 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 105 (41.83%) MS Excel
3 100 (39.84%) Windows
4 83 (33.07%) Security Cleared
5 64 (25.50%) SC Cleared
6 47 (18.73%) Active Directory
7 39 (15.54%) HP
7 39 (15.54%) Project Management
8 37 (14.74%) SQL
9 36 (14.34%) Windows XP
10 33 (13.15%) Finance
11 32 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (11.95%) SharePoint
12 30 (11.95%) Windows 7
13 29 (11.55%) Oracle
14 27 (10.76%) Telecoms
15 25 (9.96%) MS Project
16 23 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
17 21 (8.37%) QA
18 20 (7.97%) ISTQB
18 20 (7.97%) ITIL
19 19 (7.57%) Service Delivery
19 19 (7.57%) MOS
19 19 (7.57%) VBA
20 18 (7.17%) Document Management
20 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
21 17 (6.77%) DV Cleared
21 17 (6.77%) Management Information System
21 17 (6.77%) VMware
22 16 (6.37%) Quality Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 30 (11.95%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.79%) SharePoint Server
4 6 (2.39%) IIS
5 5 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.59%) IBM Notes
6 4 (1.59%) MS Project Server
7 3 (1.20%) Liferay
7 3 (1.20%) Confluence
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.80%) LiveLink
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.40%) Lync
Applications
1 105 (41.83%) MS Excel
2 25 (9.96%) MS Project
3 23 (9.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.78%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.79%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.58%) DNS
2 9 (3.59%) DHCP
2 9 (3.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.79%) Firewall
4 5 (1.99%) WLAN
4 5 (1.99%) LAN
4 5 (1.99%) SAN
4 5 (1.99%) Internet
4 5 (1.99%) Wireless
5 4 (1.59%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 2 (0.80%) 3G
7 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.40%) GSM
8 1 (0.40%) MPLS
8 1 (0.40%) RTP
8 1 (0.40%) H.323
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.40%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.98%) Oracle Reports
1 10 (3.98%) Relational Database
2 9 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.39%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) QlikView
5 3 (1.20%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.40%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (0.40%) MS Access
7 1 (0.40%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 8 (3.19%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.19%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.59%) JMeter
3 3 (1.20%) Maven
3 3 (1.20%) JUnit
3 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 3 (1.20%) Selenium
3 3 (1.20%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.20%) RSpec
3 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.20%) Zephyr
4 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.80%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (13.15%) Finance
2 27 (10.76%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.98%) Military
4 5 (1.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.59%) Publishing
5 4 (1.59%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Law
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.80%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (23.51%) Analyst
2 32 (12.75%) Developer
3 20 (7.97%) Support Engineer
4 15 (5.98%) Coordinator
5 14 (5.58%) Tester
6 13 (5.18%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (4.78%) Administrator
8 11 (4.38%) Test Analyst
9 10 (3.98%) Desktop Engineer
9 10 (3.98%) IT Support
10 9 (3.59%) Build Engineer
10 9 (3.59%) Project Administrator
10 9 (3.59%) Desktop Support
10 9 (3.59%) Support Technician
11 8 (3.19%) 2nd Line Support
11 8 (3.19%) Oracle Developer
11 8 (3.19%) PMO Analyst
12 7 (2.79%) QA Tester
12 7 (2.79%) CAD Technician
13 6 (2.39%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.59%) .NET
1 9 (3.59%) XML
2 6 (2.39%) ASP.NET
2 6 (2.39%) CSS
3 4 (1.59%) XSLT
3 4 (1.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
3 4 (1.59%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (1.20%) HTML
4 3 (1.20%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.20%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.80%) WCF
5 2 (0.80%) jQuery
5 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.80%) WSDL
5 2 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
6 1 (0.40%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.17%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (6.77%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.99%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.59%) Kindle
4 4 (1.59%) Statistics
5 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) AVVID
6 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 100 (39.84%) Windows
2 36 (14.34%) Windows XP
3 32 (12.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (11.95%) Windows 7
5 15 (5.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.19%) Windows 2000
7 7 (2.79%) UNIX
8 5 (1.99%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.59%) Linux
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.54%) Project Management
2 20 (7.97%) ITIL
3 19 (7.57%) Service Delivery
4 18 (7.17%) Document Management
5 16 (6.37%) Quality Management
5 16 (6.37%) Test Strategy
6 15 (5.98%) PRINCE2
7 14 (5.58%) Migration
8 13 (5.18%) Change Management
8 13 (5.18%) Configuration Management
9 12 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 11 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.98%) Risk Management
11 10 (3.98%) Data Analysis
11 10 (3.98%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.59%) Software Distribution
13 8 (3.19%) Time Management
13 8 (3.19%) Asset Management
13 8 (3.19%) CAD
13 8 (3.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (14.74%) SQL
2 19 (7.57%) VBA
3 14 (5.58%) C#
4 13 (5.18%) PL/SQL
5 12 (4.78%) C
6 10 (3.98%) Java
7 7 (2.79%) Delphi
8 5 (1.99%) VB
9 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.80%) C++
10 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.40%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.40%) Korn
11 1 (0.40%) C-shell
11 1 (0.40%) R
Qualifications
1 83 (33.07%) Security Cleared
2 64 (25.50%) SC Cleared
3 20 (7.97%) ISTQB
4 19 (7.57%) MOS
5 17 (6.77%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.79%) ISEB
7 7 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (2.39%) Degree
9 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (1.59%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.80%) MCTS
10 2 (0.80%) ECDL
10 2 (0.80%) HND
10 2 (0.80%) MCT
11 1 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
11 1 (0.40%) MCSA
11 1 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.37%) QA
2 15 (5.98%) SLA
3 8 (3.19%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) GAAP
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
System Software
1 47 (18.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.59%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.39%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 6 (2.39%) vSphere
5 4 (1.59%) XenApp
6 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.59%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.59%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.59%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Unicenter
4 3 (1.20%) MOM
5 2 (0.80%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.40%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 167 (66.53%) Microsoft
2 39 (15.54%) HP
3 29 (11.55%) Oracle
4 17 (6.77%) VMware
5 14 (5.58%) Citrix
6 11 (4.38%) Borland
7 10 (3.98%) Cisco
8 7 (2.79%) CA
9 6 (2.39%) Lotus
9 6 (2.39%) Remedy
10 5 (1.99%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.20%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) McAfee
11 3 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.20%) Lumension
12 2 (0.80%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.80%) Casewise
12 2 (0.80%) ComArch
12 2 (0.80%) Brocade
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