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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 36 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing MS Office 108 110 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.75% 5.49% 6.33%
As % of the Applications category 42.35% 37.80% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 51 48
Average daily rate £325 £275 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -14.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £435 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £267 £225
% change year-on-year
+12.30% +18.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £12.50 £13.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £11.35 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £22.75 £34.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
255 291 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 13.58% 14.51% 16.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 153 122
Average daily rate £335 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £168 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £451 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 27 22
Average hourly rate £18.75 £12.75 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.05% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.81 £43.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester - 19 £350 -
Basingstoke +9 18 £238 +162.43% 6
Southampton -6 12 £263 +31.25% 9
Havant +14 7 £500 +21.21% 1
Portsmouth -1 7 £400 -
Hook +4 5 £323 +64.04% 1
Gosport +11 3 £500 +19.04%
Farnborough +10 2 - - 4
Aldershot -1 1 £450 -
Andover - 1 £575 - 2
Petersfield - 1 £138 - 1
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 150 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 116 (53.46%) MS Excel
3 71 (32.72%) Windows
4 66 (30.41%) Security Cleared
5 57 (26.27%) SC Cleared
6 45 (20.74%) Project Management
7 42 (19.35%) Active Directory
7 42 (19.35%) ITIL
8 40 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
10 33 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (15.21%) PRINCE2
11 32 (14.75%) Oracle
11 32 (14.75%) Finance
12 31 (14.29%) Telecoms
12 31 (14.29%) SQL
13 30 (13.82%) SharePoint
14 26 (11.98%) Windows XP
14 26 (11.98%) MS Project
14 26 (11.98%) Windows 7
15 21 (9.68%) Service Management
16 17 (7.83%) C
16 17 (7.83%) Test Scripting
17 16 (7.37%) Degree
17 16 (7.37%) Windows 8
17 16 (7.37%) HTML
17 16 (7.37%) SLA
18 15 (6.91%) Windows Server
18 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
18 15 (6.91%) Smart Meter

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.82%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.07%) MS Exchange
3 10 (4.61%) Oracle Workflow
4 8 (3.69%) Lync
5 5 (2.30%) TPMS
6 4 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.38%) IIS
8 2 (0.92%) CMS
8 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.46%) Documentum
9 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.46%) SAS
9 1 (0.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 116 (53.46%) MS Excel
2 35 (16.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 26 (11.98%) MS Project
4 14 (6.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.15%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.38%) Infor LN
3 3 (1.38%) Primavera
3 3 (1.38%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.46%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.46%) SAP SRM
4 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.84%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.07%) Wireless
2 9 (4.15%) DHCP
2 9 (4.15%) DNS
2 9 (4.15%) Firewall
3 7 (3.23%) LAN
3 7 (3.23%) VPN
4 6 (2.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.30%) SAN
5 5 (2.30%) SMTP
6 4 (1.84%) FTP
6 4 (1.84%) HTTP
6 4 (1.84%) Internet
6 4 (1.84%) SSH
7 3 (1.38%) 3GPP
7 3 (1.38%) GSM
7 3 (1.38%) LTE
7 3 (1.38%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (1.38%) SDH
7 3 (1.38%) UMTS
8 2 (0.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.91%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (4.61%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 10 (4.61%) Oracle Discoverer
3 10 (4.61%) SQL Navigator
4 6 (2.76%) MS Access
5 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.38%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.92%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.46%) QlikView
9 1 (0.46%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (5.53%) JIRA
2 10 (4.61%) JDeveloper
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (4.61%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (4.61%) Toad
3 5 (2.30%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (1.38%) HP UFT
4 3 (1.38%) StarTeam
4 3 (1.38%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (0.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (0.92%) MSI
5 2 (0.92%) Selenium
5 2 (0.92%) WatiN
5 2 (0.92%) WATIR
6 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (14.75%) Finance
2 31 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.30%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.92%) German Language
4 2 (0.92%) Law
4 2 (0.92%) Legal
4 2 (0.92%) Retail
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
5 1 (0.46%) Military
5 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (28.11%) Analyst
2 19 (8.76%) Project Manager
2 19 (8.76%) Service Analyst
3 18 (8.29%) Developer
4 17 (7.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 16 (7.37%) IT Analyst
6 15 (6.91%) Administrator
7 14 (6.45%) Support Analyst
8 12 (5.53%) Support Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (4.61%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (4.61%) Desktop Support
9 10 (4.61%) IT Support
10 9 (4.15%) Coordinator
10 9 (4.15%) PMO Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) Project Analyst
10 9 (4.15%) Test Analyst
11 8 (3.69%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (3.69%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.37%) HTML
2 10 (4.61%) XML
3 7 (3.23%) .NET
4 5 (2.30%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.38%) CSS
5 3 (1.38%) SAP PI
5 3 (1.38%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.46%) HTML5
6 1 (0.46%) J2EE
6 1 (0.46%) JFC
6 1 (0.46%) MDX
6 1 (0.46%) Middleware
6 1 (0.46%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.43%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (6.91%) Smart Meter
3 9 (4.15%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.69%) PMI
5 5 (2.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.38%) Blackberry
6 3 (1.38%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.92%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.92%) EMV
7 2 (0.92%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.92%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (0.92%) Statistics
7 2 (0.92%) Wiki
8 1 (0.46%) CMDB
8 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.46%) iPad
8 1 (0.46%) Life Science
8 1 (0.46%) PDA
8 1 (0.46%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 71 (32.72%) Windows
2 26 (11.98%) Windows 7
2 26 (11.98%) Windows XP
3 16 (7.37%) Windows 8
4 15 (6.91%) Windows Server
5 13 (5.99%) Unix
6 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.84%) Linux
8 4 (1.84%) Windows 2000
9 3 (1.38%) AIX
10 2 (0.92%) SUSE
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.46%) Android
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.74%) Project Management
2 42 (19.35%) ITIL
3 33 (15.21%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (15.21%) PRINCE2
4 21 (9.68%) Service Management
5 17 (7.83%) Test Scripting
6 14 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (6.45%) Scrum
7 12 (5.53%) CRM
7 12 (5.53%) System Testing
7 12 (5.53%) Workflow
8 11 (5.07%) Configuration Management
8 11 (5.07%) Test Automation
9 10 (4.61%) E-business
10 9 (4.15%) Change Management
11 8 (3.69%) Project Planning
11 8 (3.69%) Release Management
11 8 (3.69%) SDLC
12 7 (3.23%) Defect Management
12 7 (3.23%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (14.29%) SQL
2 17 (7.83%) C
3 12 (5.53%) PL/SQL
4 10 (4.61%) C-shell
4 10 (4.61%) Korn
5 8 (3.69%) C#
5 8 (3.69%) VB
6 3 (1.38%) Java
6 3 (1.38%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.38%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.92%) VBA
8 1 (0.46%) Delphi
8 1 (0.46%) Perl
8 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.46%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.46%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 66 (30.41%) Security Cleared
2 57 (26.27%) SC Cleared
3 16 (7.37%) Degree
4 10 (4.61%) PMI Certification
4 10 (4.61%) PMP
5 7 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (2.76%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (2.76%) HND
7 5 (2.30%) ISEB
7 5 (2.30%) ISTQB
8 4 (1.84%) APMP
8 4 (1.84%) CCNP
8 4 (1.84%) MCP
8 4 (1.84%) MCSE
8 4 (1.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.38%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.37%) SLA
2 3 (1.38%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.46%) P3O
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 42 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.76%) VMware ESX
2 6 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.30%) XenApp
4 3 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (1.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (6.45%) SCCM
2 6 (2.76%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.38%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.38%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.92%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.92%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.46%) HP UCMDB
6 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.46%) SCOM
6 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 150 (69.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.75%) Oracle
3 13 (5.99%) SAP
4 10 (4.61%) Remedy
4 10 (4.61%) VMware
5 9 (4.15%) HP
6 8 (3.69%) Citrix
7 7 (3.23%) CA
8 6 (2.76%) EMC
9 5 (2.30%) BMC
9 5 (2.30%) Cisco
10 4 (1.84%) Brocade
10 4 (1.84%) SolarWinds
11 3 (1.38%) Anite
11 3 (1.38%) arcserve
11 3 (1.38%) Baan
11 3 (1.38%) Infor
11 3 (1.38%) Lumension
11 3 (1.38%) McAfee
12 2 (0.92%) AppSense
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £245.00 - £255.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Rate: £9.5 - £11.5 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago