The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Hampshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 29 33 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Contract jobs citing MS Office 114 96 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.49% 5.63% 7.13%
As % of the Applications category 35.63% 42.11% 51.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 44 52
Average daily rate £248 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.84% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £153 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £418 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £269 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.06% -2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 34
Average hourly rate £14.75 £15.13 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.47% +8.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £11.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £26.25 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.44%
Applications Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
320 228 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.41% 13.36% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 118 113
Average daily rate £310 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £199 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 50
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.63 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.45 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £115.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
MS Office
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +23 21 £240 - 5
Southampton -6 14 £175 +12.90% 6
Gosport - 13 £450 - 1
Havant 0 8 £281 -19.98% 1
Hook -1 8 £218 -41.50%
Fareham +2 4 £248 - 2
Andover -4 4 £268 -13.54% 1
Eastleigh +4 3 £185 +37.03% 1
Portsmouth -6 3 £175 -30.00% 1
Aldershot -10 3 £115 -
Winchester -6 2 - -
Farnborough - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 128 (56.39%) Microsoft
2 92 (40.53%) Windows
3 84 (37.00%) MS Excel
4 78 (34.36%) Security Cleared
5 68 (29.96%) Active Directory
6 59 (25.99%) SC Cleared
7 42 (18.50%) ITIL
8 36 (15.86%) Project Management
9 32 (14.10%) SharePoint
9 32 (14.10%) SQL
9 32 (14.10%) SQL Server
9 32 (14.10%) Windows 7
10 30 (13.22%) MS Project
10 30 (13.22%) Windows XP
11 29 (12.78%) HP
12 28 (12.33%) Telecoms
13 24 (10.57%) Cisco
14 21 (9.25%) SLA
14 21 (9.25%) C#
14 21 (9.25%) Finance
15 20 (8.81%) Citrix
16 19 (8.37%) .NET
17 18 (7.93%) MS PowerPoint
18 16 (7.05%) HTML
18 16 (7.05%) PRINCE2
19 15 (6.61%) Wireless
19 15 (6.61%) Oracle
19 15 (6.61%) SharePoint Server
19 15 (6.61%) MS Project Server
19 15 (6.61%) SCCM

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 32 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.61%) SharePoint Server
2 15 (6.61%) MS Project Server
3 12 (5.29%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 7 (3.08%) IIS
6 6 (2.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (2.20%) Lync
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server 2007
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.88%) Confluence
8 2 (0.88%) Commerce Server
8 2 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.88%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (0.88%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 84 (37.00%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.22%) MS Project
3 18 (7.93%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (5.73%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.32%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.88%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.44%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.76%) SaaS
2 2 (0.88%) Office 365
2 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.61%) Wireless
2 12 (5.29%) LAN
3 10 (4.41%) WAN
4 6 (2.64%) DNS
4 6 (2.64%) VoIP
5 5 (2.20%) Firewall
5 5 (2.20%) DHCP
5 5 (2.20%) Internet
5 5 (2.20%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.76%) SSL
7 3 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (1.32%) SAN
8 2 (0.88%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.88%) VPN
8 2 (0.88%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.88%) FTP
8 2 (0.88%) HTTP
8 2 (0.88%) WLAN
8 2 (0.88%) LDAP
9 1 (0.44%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.96%) SQL Server 2000
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.76%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.88%) QlikView
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.88%) SQLPlus
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle OWB
10 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.44%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.88%) Oracle APEX
2 2 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (0.88%) Hudson
2 2 (0.88%) Toad
2 2 (0.88%) Subversion
3 1 (0.44%) StarTeam
General
1 28 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 21 (9.25%) Finance
3 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.76%) Marketing
5 3 (1.32%) Military
6 2 (0.88%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.88%) Publishing
6 2 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.88%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) German Language
Job Titles
1 37 (16.30%) Analyst
2 30 (13.22%) Support Engineer
3 24 (10.57%) Developer
4 20 (8.81%) 1st Line Support
5 19 (8.37%) IT Support
6 16 (7.05%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
8 12 (5.29%) Desktop Support
8 12 (5.29%) Coordinator
9 10 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Server Engineer
10 9 (3.96%) Consultant
10 9 (3.96%) PMO Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) Support Analyst
11 8 (3.52%) Administrator
11 8 (3.52%) Project Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Wintel Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) 1st Line Support Engineer
12 6 (2.64%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (8.37%) .NET
2 16 (7.05%) HTML
3 13 (5.73%) XML
4 10 (4.41%) CSS
5 8 (3.52%) ASP.NET
6 6 (2.64%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 6 (2.64%) JSP
7 5 (2.20%) WSDL
7 5 (2.20%) jQuery
8 2 (0.88%) Ajax
8 2 (0.88%) WCF
8 2 (0.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.88%) XML Schema
8 2 (0.88%) Middleware
8 2 (0.88%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.88%) SOAP
8 2 (0.88%) Web Services
8 2 (0.88%) XSD
8 2 (0.88%) XSLT
8 2 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.41%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.52%) Handset
3 5 (2.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.76%) Statistics
5 2 (0.88%) Wiki
5 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
5 2 (0.88%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.88%) DataPower
5 2 (0.88%) HACMP
6 1 (0.44%) Clustering
6 1 (0.44%) EPoS
6 1 (0.44%) NHS
6 1 (0.44%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 92 (40.53%) Windows
2 32 (14.10%) Windows 7
3 30 (13.22%) Windows XP
4 11 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (3.52%) UNIX
7 4 (1.76%) Linux
8 3 (1.32%) Solaris
9 2 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.88%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) HPUX
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.50%) ITIL
2 36 (15.86%) Project Management
3 16 (7.05%) PRINCE2
4 12 (5.29%) Service Delivery
5 10 (4.41%) Capacity Management
5 10 (4.41%) Workflow
5 10 (4.41%) Programme Management
6 8 (3.52%) Network Design
7 7 (3.08%) Migration
7 7 (3.08%) CRM
7 7 (3.08%) OOP
7 7 (3.08%) Time Management
7 7 (3.08%) Change Control
8 6 (2.64%) Logistics
8 6 (2.64%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (2.64%) OO
8 6 (2.64%) ERP
8 6 (2.64%) CAD
8 6 (2.64%) Configuration Management
9 5 (2.20%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (14.10%) SQL
2 21 (9.25%) C#
3 11 (4.85%) Java
4 10 (4.41%) C
5 9 (3.96%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.52%) VBA
7 6 (2.64%) VB
7 6 (2.64%) Delphi
7 6 (2.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (2.20%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (1.32%) Perl
11 2 (0.88%) XPath
11 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.88%) Jython
12 1 (0.44%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 78 (34.36%) Security Cleared
2 59 (25.99%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.41%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (3.52%) Degree
5 7 (3.08%) CCNA
6 6 (2.64%) MOS
7 5 (2.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.76%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (1.76%) PMP
8 4 (1.76%) PMI Certification
9 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.88%) CCDP
10 2 (0.88%) ISEB
10 2 (0.88%) CCNP
10 2 (0.88%) MCP
10 2 (0.88%) MCSA
10 2 (0.88%) MCT
10 2 (0.88%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.25%) SLA
2 9 (3.96%) QA
3 5 (2.20%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.44%) P3O
System Software
1 68 (29.96%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.96%) XenApp
4 6 (2.64%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) Samba
Systems Management
1 15 (6.61%) SCCM
2 13 (5.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 9 (3.96%) WSUS
4 5 (2.20%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (2.20%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (1.76%) Backup Exec
6 3 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.88%) CA SiteMinder
7 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.88%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.88%) MOM
8 1 (0.44%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 128 (56.39%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.78%) HP
3 24 (10.57%) Cisco
4 20 (8.81%) Citrix
5 15 (6.61%) Oracle
6 14 (6.17%) VMware
7 9 (3.96%) McAfee
7 9 (3.96%) CA
8 6 (2.64%) EMC
8 6 (2.64%) Adobe
8 6 (2.64%) Symantec
8 6 (2.64%) Remedy
9 4 (1.76%) Becrypt
9 4 (1.76%) IBM
9 4 (1.76%) Blue Coat
10 3 (1.32%) Business Objects
10 3 (1.32%) Google
11 2 (0.88%) Ektron
11 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.88%) Borland
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £8 - £9 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £60 - £80 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
A&O IT Group Ltd
Rate: From £75 to £95 per day
Posted: 23 days ago