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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +14
Contract jobs citing MS Office 160 117 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 7.28% 5.68% 4.34%
As % of the Applications category 46.51% 37.14% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 65 26
Average daily rate
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£325 £270 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.37% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £128 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £300 £256
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +17.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 18 31
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £10.70 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.61 £14.25 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.54%
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
344 315 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.66% 15.28% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 177 107
Average daily rate £340 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £140 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 20 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £11.53 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.44 £23.00 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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
Basingstoke +8 38 £175 +12.00% 5
Southampton +18 30 £325 +85.71% 8
Hook +5 13 £313 -17.10%
Winchester -11 13 £375 +27.11% 2
Havant -2 5 - - 1
Farnborough -4 5 - - 4
Gosport +6 4 £460 -
Eastleigh +1 4 - -
Portsmouth -2 4 £140 +40.00% 3
Fareham -1 3 - - 2
Aldershot 0 2 £413 - 1
Andover -9 2 £369 +29.38%
Petersfield - 1 £100 - 1
Alton - 1 £170 -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 175 (61.19%) Microsoft
2 116 (40.56%) MS Excel
3 110 (38.46%) Windows
4 92 (32.17%) Security Cleared
5 71 (24.83%) Project Management
6 58 (20.28%) PRINCE2
7 53 (18.53%) SC Cleared
8 52 (18.18%) ITIL
9 51 (17.83%) Windows 7
10 49 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (17.13%) MS Project
11 47 (16.43%) SQL
12 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
13 43 (15.03%) Finance
14 41 (14.34%) SharePoint
15 40 (13.99%) Oracle
16 34 (11.89%) Telecoms
17 33 (11.54%) SQL Server
18 32 (11.19%) Windows XP
18 32 (11.19%) MS PowerPoint
19 25 (8.74%) MS Exchange
19 25 (8.74%) Citrix
20 24 (8.39%) Service Management
20 24 (8.39%) Management Information System
21 23 (8.04%) Degree
22 22 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
22 22 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
23 21 (7.34%) PMP
23 21 (7.34%) PMI Certification
23 21 (7.34%) VMware

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 25 (8.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (5.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (3.15%) Lync
5 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.05%) IIS
6 3 (1.05%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.35%) TPMS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) Documentum
7 1 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 116 (40.56%) MS Excel
2 49 (17.13%) MS Project
3 32 (11.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (4.90%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.70%) assyst
3 1 (0.35%) CA PPM
3 1 (0.35%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.05%) Office 365
2 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.99%) DNS
2 17 (5.94%) DHCP
3 16 (5.59%) Firewall
4 7 (2.45%) VPN
5 6 (2.10%) Wireless
5 6 (2.10%) Internet
6 4 (1.40%) SAN
6 4 (1.40%) LAN
7 3 (1.05%) Intranet
8 2 (0.70%) WAN
8 2 (0.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.70%) DWDM
8 2 (0.70%) OSPF
8 2 (0.70%) BGP
8 2 (0.70%) ATM
8 2 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.70%) SDH
9 1 (0.35%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.35%) UMTS
9 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.29%) Oracle Database
3 14 (4.90%) Data Mining
4 7 (2.45%) MS Access
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.10%) QlikView
6 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (1.40%) Relational Database
8 3 (1.05%) TKPROF
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.05%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (1.05%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.05%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.05%) NetBeans
3 2 (0.70%) StarTeam
3 2 (0.70%) XMLSpy
3 2 (0.70%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.35%) JIRA
General
1 43 (15.03%) Finance
2 34 (11.89%) Telecoms
3 14 (4.90%) Retail
4 10 (3.50%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.80%) Back Office
6 4 (1.40%) Marketing
7 3 (1.05%) Billing
7 3 (1.05%) Military
7 3 (1.05%) Electronics
7 3 (1.05%) Law
8 2 (0.70%) Publishing
8 2 (0.70%) Automotive
8 2 (0.70%) German Language
9 1 (0.35%) Local Government
9 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (21.68%) Analyst
2 46 (16.08%) Project Manager
3 19 (6.64%) Coordinator
3 19 (6.64%) Architect
3 19 (6.64%) Administrator
4 16 (5.59%) Data Analyst
4 16 (5.59%) Developer
4 16 (5.59%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 13 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (4.20%) Support Engineer
6 12 (4.20%) Test Analyst
7 11 (3.85%) Service Analyst
8 10 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.15%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (2.80%) Project Coordinator
10 8 (2.80%) Senior Project Manager
10 8 (2.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (2.80%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.15%) CSS
2 7 (2.45%) .NET
3 6 (2.10%) ASP.NET
3 6 (2.10%) XML
4 5 (1.75%) Web Services
5 4 (1.40%) HTML
5 4 (1.40%) jQuery
6 3 (1.05%) WCF
6 3 (1.05%) XHTML
6 3 (1.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (0.70%) XML Schema
7 2 (0.70%) LAMP
7 2 (0.70%) Ajax
7 2 (0.70%) Application Packaging
7 2 (0.70%) HTML5
7 2 (0.70%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.70%) XSD
7 2 (0.70%) XSLT
8 1 (0.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
8 1 (0.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.13%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.39%) Management Information System
3 16 (5.59%) Data Centre
4 14 (4.90%) PMI
5 11 (3.85%) Smart Meter
6 8 (2.80%) EPoS
7 7 (2.45%) Economics
7 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.05%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.70%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.70%) Statistics
9 2 (0.70%) NHS
9 2 (0.70%) iPad
9 2 (0.70%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
10 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.35%) BYOD
10 1 (0.35%) W3C
10 1 (0.35%) Biometrics
10 1 (0.35%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 110 (38.46%) Windows
2 51 (17.83%) Windows 7
3 32 (11.19%) Windows XP
4 22 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (7.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (2.80%) Windows 2000
7 6 (2.10%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.05%) Android
8 3 (1.05%) UNIX
9 2 (0.70%) Linux
9 2 (0.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.35%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (24.83%) Project Management
2 58 (20.28%) PRINCE2
3 52 (18.18%) ITIL
4 24 (8.39%) Service Management
5 22 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (7.34%) Programme Management
7 19 (6.64%) Migration
8 17 (5.94%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (5.59%) Time Management
10 14 (4.90%) Change Management
10 14 (4.90%) Portfolio Management
11 13 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
11 13 (4.55%) SDLC
11 13 (4.55%) Risk Management
12 12 (4.20%) Test Scripting
13 11 (3.85%) Software Engineering
14 10 (3.50%) QMS
14 10 (3.50%) Integration Testing
14 10 (3.50%) Quality Management
14 10 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 47 (16.43%) SQL
2 13 (4.55%) C
3 7 (2.45%) T-SQL
4 6 (2.10%) C#
4 6 (2.10%) VB
4 6 (2.10%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.40%) VBA
5 4 (1.40%) Java
5 4 (1.40%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.05%) Perl
6 3 (1.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.05%) C++
7 2 (0.70%) R
8 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.35%) VBScript
8 1 (0.35%) RPG
Qualifications
1 92 (32.17%) Security Cleared
2 53 (18.53%) SC Cleared
3 23 (8.04%) Degree
4 21 (7.34%) PMP
4 21 (7.34%) PMI Certification
5 11 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 10 (3.50%) ISEB
7 8 (2.80%) ISTQB
7 8 (2.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (2.45%) HND
9 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (2.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.05%) MCSA
11 3 (1.05%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.70%) CAPM
12 2 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 2 (0.70%) MCSE
12 2 (0.70%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.59%) SLA
2 11 (3.85%) QA
3 7 (2.45%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.05%) TickIT
4 3 (1.05%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.70%) BS7799
5 2 (0.70%) BS15000
6 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (6.29%) XenApp
3 16 (5.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (4.90%) XenDesktop
5 13 (4.55%) VMware ESX
6 5 (1.75%) vSphere
7 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.35%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (5.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (3.85%) SCCM
3 6 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
3 6 (2.10%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.05%) HP Data Protector
4 3 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (1.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.70%) ARCserve
5 2 (0.70%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.70%) HP SIM
6 1 (0.35%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.35%) MOM
6 1 (0.35%) WSUS
6 1 (0.35%) SCOM
6 1 (0.35%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 175 (61.19%) Microsoft
2 40 (13.99%) Oracle
3 25 (8.74%) Citrix
4 21 (7.34%) VMware
5 19 (6.64%) Symantec
6 15 (5.24%) HP
7 13 (4.55%) OpenText
7 13 (4.55%) Ventyx
8 11 (3.85%) Remedy
8 11 (3.85%) IBM
9 8 (2.80%) SAP
9 8 (2.80%) EMC
10 6 (2.10%) CA
10 6 (2.10%) McAfee
11 5 (1.75%) Baan
11 5 (1.75%) SolarWinds
11 5 (1.75%) BMC
11 5 (1.75%) Cisco
12 4 (1.40%) Cognos
12 4 (1.40%) Juniper
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