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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 31 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs citing MS Office 112 89 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.41% 5.30% 5.60%
As % of the Applications category 36.01% 38.53% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 30 58
Average daily rate
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£270 £310 £294
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £142 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £380 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 33 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £14.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% +18.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.38 £10.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.38 £17.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+4.67% -4.46%
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
311 231 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.03% 13.75% 14.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 110 167
Average daily rate £315 £328 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.96% +19.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £432 £439
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 39 58
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.75 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.47% -13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £26.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.19
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -4.54%

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 October 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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 +23 17 £164 +0.76% 3
Havant - 11 £270 - 3
Portsmouth -7 9 £240 -18.98% 1
Farnborough 0 8 £210 -
Southampton -16 6 £118 +1.29% 8
Andover -1 4 £285 +216.66% 2
Fareham -5 4 £300 - 4
Winchester 0 2 £300 +57.89% 1
Aldershot -7 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 165 (66.27%) Microsoft
2 108 (43.37%) MS Excel
3 102 (40.96%) Windows
4 84 (33.73%) Security Cleared
5 61 (24.50%) SC Cleared
6 49 (19.68%) Active Directory
7 43 (17.27%) HP
8 41 (16.47%) SQL
9 39 (15.66%) Windows XP
9 39 (15.66%) Project Management
10 37 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
11 33 (13.25%) Finance
11 33 (13.25%) Windows 7
12 30 (12.05%) Oracle
13 29 (11.65%) Telecoms
14 25 (10.04%) MS Project
14 25 (10.04%) SharePoint
15 24 (9.64%) QA
16 22 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
17 21 (8.43%) ISTQB
17 21 (8.43%) Service Delivery
18 20 (8.03%) Document Management
18 20 (8.03%) VBA
18 20 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
19 19 (7.63%) DV Cleared
19 19 (7.63%) ITIL
20 18 (7.23%) MOS
20 18 (7.23%) Management Information System
20 18 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
21 17 (6.83%) Test Strategy

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (10.04%) SharePoint
2 15 (6.02%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (2.41%) IIS
5 4 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.61%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (1.61%) MS Project Server
6 3 (1.20%) Confluence
6 3 (1.20%) Liferay
7 2 (0.80%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.40%) Lync
8 1 (0.40%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.40%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.40%) CMS
Applications
1 108 (43.37%) MS Excel
2 25 (10.04%) MS Project
3 22 (8.84%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (4.82%) MS Visio
5 6 (2.41%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.80%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.40%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 4 (1.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.01%) SaaS
2 2 (0.80%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.62%) DNS
2 9 (3.61%) DHCP
2 9 (3.61%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.81%) Firewall
4 5 (2.01%) LAN
4 5 (2.01%) WLAN
4 5 (2.01%) Internet
4 5 (2.01%) SAN
5 4 (1.61%) Wireless
5 4 (1.61%) IP Telephony
6 3 (1.20%) VPN
7 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.80%) 3G
7 2 (0.80%) WAN
7 2 (0.80%) SMTP
7 2 (0.80%) IMAP
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.40%) WAAS
8 1 (0.40%) LTE
8 1 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.42%) Relational Database
1 11 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (3.21%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.41%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.20%) PowerCenter
5 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.80%) QlikView
7 1 (0.40%) 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 (3.21%) Visual Studio
1 8 (3.21%) StarTeam
2 4 (1.61%) JMeter
3 3 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.20%) SoapUI
3 3 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.20%) Zephyr
3 3 (1.20%) Selenium
3 3 (1.20%) FitNesse
3 3 (1.20%) JIRA
3 3 (1.20%) Maven
3 3 (1.20%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.20%) RSpec
3 3 (1.20%) JUnit
3 3 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (0.80%) ClearQuest
4 2 (0.80%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.80%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.40%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (13.25%) Finance
2 29 (11.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.02%) Military
4 5 (2.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.61%) Publishing
5 4 (1.61%) Banking
6 3 (1.20%) Marketing
6 3 (1.20%) Retail
6 3 (1.20%) Electronics
6 3 (1.20%) Law
7 2 (0.80%) Back Office
7 2 (0.80%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.40%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 60 (24.10%) Analyst
2 31 (12.45%) Developer
3 17 (6.83%) Support Engineer
4 15 (6.02%) Tester
5 13 (5.22%) Administrator
6 12 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
7 11 (4.42%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.42%) Coordinator
7 11 (4.42%) Support Technician
8 10 (4.02%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (4.02%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Build Engineer
9 9 (3.61%) Project Administrator
10 8 (3.21%) QA Tester
10 8 (3.21%) Desktop Support
10 8 (3.21%) PMO Analyst
11 7 (2.81%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (2.41%) Test Engineer
12 6 (2.41%) IT Support
12 6 (2.41%) 1st Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.21%) XML
1 8 (3.21%) .NET
2 5 (2.01%) ASP.NET
2 5 (2.01%) CSS
3 4 (1.61%) XSLT
3 4 (1.61%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (1.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 3 (1.20%) Software Packaging
4 3 (1.20%) Application Packaging
5 2 (0.80%) Middleware
5 2 (0.80%) OLE
5 2 (0.80%) HTML
5 2 (0.80%) Web Services
5 2 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.80%) jQuery
5 2 (0.80%) WCF
6 1 (0.40%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.23%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.01%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.61%) Kindle
5 2 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.80%) Statistics
5 2 (0.80%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.40%) CMDB
6 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.40%) Smart Meter
6 1 (0.40%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.40%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.40%) Replication
6 1 (0.40%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 102 (40.96%) Windows
2 39 (15.66%) Windows XP
3 37 (14.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 33 (13.25%) Windows 7
5 18 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (4.02%) Windows 2000
7 9 (3.61%) UNIX
8 5 (2.01%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.61%) Linux
10 3 (1.20%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (15.66%) Project Management
2 21 (8.43%) Service Delivery
3 20 (8.03%) Document Management
4 19 (7.63%) ITIL
5 17 (6.83%) Test Strategy
5 17 (6.83%) Migration
5 17 (6.83%) Quality Management
6 15 (6.02%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.22%) Configuration Management
8 12 (4.82%) Change Management
8 12 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (4.82%) Data Analysis
9 10 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (4.02%) Test Scripting
10 9 (3.61%) Software Distribution
10 9 (3.61%) Service Management
10 9 (3.61%) Risk Management
11 8 (3.21%) Asset Management
11 8 (3.21%) Time Management
12 7 (2.81%) MODAF
Programming Languages
1 41 (16.47%) SQL
2 20 (8.03%) VBA
3 14 (5.62%) PL/SQL
3 14 (5.62%) C#
4 11 (4.42%) C
5 10 (4.02%) Java
6 8 (3.21%) Delphi
7 5 (2.01%) VB
8 3 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.80%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.80%) C++
9 2 (0.80%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.40%) R
10 1 (0.40%) Korn
10 1 (0.40%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 84 (33.73%) Security Cleared
2 61 (24.50%) SC Cleared
3 21 (8.43%) ISTQB
4 19 (7.63%) DV Cleared
5 18 (7.23%) MOS
6 14 (5.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.81%) ISEB
8 6 (2.41%) Degree
9 4 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (1.61%) BC Cleared
9 4 (1.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.80%) HND
10 2 (0.80%) MCTS
10 2 (0.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.40%) MCDST
11 1 (0.40%) MCP
11 1 (0.40%) MCSA
11 1 (0.40%) ACCA
11 1 (0.40%) CCIE
11 1 (0.40%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.64%) QA
2 16 (6.43%) SLA
3 8 (3.21%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.40%) P3O
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.40%) GAAP
System Software
1 49 (19.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.61%) VMware ESX
4 6 (2.41%) vSphere
4 6 (2.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (1.61%) XenApp
6 2 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.40%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.61%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.61%) ARCserve
3 4 (1.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
3 4 (1.61%) HP SIM
4 3 (1.20%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.20%) Puppet
4 3 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.20%) MOM
4 3 (1.20%) Unicenter
5 2 (0.80%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.80%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.80%) SCCM
6 1 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 165 (66.27%) Microsoft
2 43 (17.27%) HP
3 30 (12.05%) Oracle
4 17 (6.83%) VMware
5 14 (5.62%) Citrix
6 11 (4.42%) Borland
7 10 (4.02%) Cisco
8 7 (2.81%) Remedy
8 7 (2.81%) CA
9 6 (2.41%) Lotus
9 6 (2.41%) McAfee
10 5 (2.01%) IBM
11 3 (1.20%) Lumension
11 3 (1.20%) Informatica
11 3 (1.20%) Adobe
12 2 (0.80%) Open Text
12 2 (0.80%) Kalido
12 2 (0.80%) CheckPoint
12 2 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.80%) Symantec
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £370.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £200.00 - £275.00 per day
Posted: 18 days ago