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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 30 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 117 78 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 5.68% 4.25% 5.09%
As % of the Applications category 37.14% 34.51% 34.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 25 55
Average daily rate
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£270 £275 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.81% -7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £160 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £409 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £251 £263
% change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 31 24
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.70 £12.38 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £24.25 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.98 £14.36 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-2.68% +2.57%
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
315 226 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 15.28% 12.30% 14.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 106 160
Average daily rate £300 £320 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £190 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 50
Average hourly rate £13.46 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £24.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +29 18 £156 -5.30% 8
Havant +11 14 £285 +14.00% 1
Southampton -11 12 £175 -53.33% 5
Farnborough -1 7 £210 - 2
Portsmouth -5 6 £100 - 1
Winchester +3 5 £295 +61.64% 1
Andover +3 4 £285 -
Fareham -5 3 £450 - 4
Aldershot -4 1 - - 1
Eastleigh - 1 £165 -
Ringwood - - - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 162 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 100 (41.67%) Windows
2 100 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 76 (31.67%) Security Cleared
4 59 (24.58%) SC Cleared
5 48 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 39 (16.25%) HP
7 38 (15.83%) Project Management
8 35 (14.58%) Windows XP
9 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 31 (12.92%) SharePoint
11 30 (12.50%) SQL
11 30 (12.50%) Windows 7
12 29 (12.08%) Finance
13 26 (10.83%) Telecoms
13 26 (10.83%) Oracle
14 24 (10.00%) MS Project
15 22 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
15 22 (9.17%) QA
16 21 (8.75%) ITIL
17 20 (8.33%) Service Delivery
17 20 (8.33%) ISTQB
18 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (7.50%) MOS
18 18 (7.50%) VBA
19 17 (7.08%) DV Cleared
20 16 (6.67%) Management Information System
20 16 (6.67%) VMware
20 16 (6.67%) Quality Management
21 15 (6.25%) Document Management

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 31 (12.92%) SharePoint
2 11 (4.58%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.92%) SharePoint Server
4 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (1.67%) IIS
5 4 (1.67%) IBM Notes
5 4 (1.67%) MS Project Server
5 4 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.25%) Confluence
7 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.83%) LiveLink
7 2 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.42%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.42%) Liferay
Applications
1 100 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 24 (10.00%) MS Project
3 22 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (4.58%) MS Visio
5 7 (2.92%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.83%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.42%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.42%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.08%) SaaS
2 2 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.42%) DNS
2 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.92%) DHCP
4 6 (2.50%) Firewall
4 6 (2.50%) Wireless
5 5 (2.08%) SAN
5 5 (2.08%) Internet
5 5 (2.08%) WLAN
5 5 (2.08%) LAN
6 4 (1.67%) IP Telephony
7 3 (1.25%) VPN
8 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.83%) 3G
8 2 (0.83%) WAN
9 1 (0.42%) GSM
9 1 (0.42%) 3GPP
9 1 (0.42%) UMTS
9 1 (0.42%) VoIP
9 1 (0.42%) MPLS
9 1 (0.42%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.75%) SQL Server
1 9 (3.75%) Relational Database
2 8 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (2.08%) Oracle Database
4 4 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.25%) QlikView
5 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (0.83%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.42%) PowerCenter
7 1 (0.42%) SQLPlus
7 1 (0.42%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (0.42%) MS Access
7 1 (0.42%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 9 (3.75%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.33%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.67%) JMeter
3 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.25%) Zephyr
4 3 (1.25%) Maven
4 3 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 3 (1.25%) JIRA
4 3 (1.25%) Selenium
4 3 (1.25%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.25%) RSpec
4 3 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (1.25%) JUnit
5 2 (0.83%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.42%) Toad
6 1 (0.42%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.42%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 29 (12.08%) Finance
2 26 (10.83%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.17%) Military
4 5 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.67%) Banking
6 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 3 (1.25%) Law
6 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.25%) Electronics
7 2 (0.83%) Back Office
7 2 (0.83%) Russian Language
7 2 (0.83%) Retail
8 1 (0.42%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (23.75%) Analyst
2 27 (11.25%) Developer
3 22 (9.17%) Support Engineer
4 14 (5.83%) 1st Line Support
4 14 (5.83%) Tester
5 13 (5.42%) Coordinator
6 12 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (4.58%) Test Analyst
7 11 (4.58%) IT Support
8 10 (4.17%) Desktop Support
8 10 (4.17%) Support Technician
8 10 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (3.75%) Administrator
9 9 (3.75%) Build Engineer
10 8 (3.33%) PMO Analyst
10 8 (3.33%) Project Administrator
11 7 (2.92%) Oracle Developer
11 7 (2.92%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (2.92%) QA Tester
11 7 (2.92%) CAD Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.17%) .NET
2 9 (3.75%) XML
3 8 (3.33%) CSS
4 7 (2.92%) ASP.NET
5 5 (2.08%) HTML
6 4 (1.67%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 4 (1.67%) jQuery
6 4 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 4 (1.67%) XSLT
7 2 (0.83%) WSDL
7 2 (0.83%) Middleware
7 2 (0.83%) Web Services
7 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.83%) WCF
8 1 (0.42%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.42%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.42%) OLE
8 1 (0.42%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (1.67%) Statistics
2 4 (1.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (1.67%) Kindle
3 3 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.42%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Extraction
5 1 (0.42%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.42%) CMDB
5 1 (0.42%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.42%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.42%) Replication
5 1 (0.42%) AVVID
5 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 100 (41.67%) Windows
2 35 (14.58%) Windows XP
3 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 18 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.92%) UNIX
7 6 (2.50%) Windows 2000
8 5 (2.08%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.67%) Linux
10 3 (1.25%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (15.83%) Project Management
2 21 (8.75%) ITIL
3 20 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 16 (6.67%) Quality Management
5 15 (6.25%) Document Management
5 15 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 14 (5.83%) PRINCE2
7 13 (5.42%) Configuration Management
8 12 (5.00%) Change Management
8 12 (5.00%) Migration
8 12 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (4.58%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (4.17%) Risk Management
10 10 (4.17%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.75%) Software Distribution
12 8 (3.33%) Data Analysis
12 8 (3.33%) CAD
12 8 (3.33%) Service Management
13 7 (2.92%) ERP
13 7 (2.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.50%) SQL
2 18 (7.50%) VBA
3 14 (5.83%) C#
4 13 (5.42%) C
5 12 (5.00%) PL/SQL
6 8 (3.33%) Java
7 7 (2.92%) Delphi
8 3 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 3 (1.25%) VB
9 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.83%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.83%) C++
10 1 (0.42%) Perl
10 1 (0.42%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.42%) Korn
10 1 (0.42%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.42%) C-shell
10 1 (0.42%) R
Qualifications
1 76 (31.67%) Security Cleared
2 59 (24.58%) SC Cleared
3 20 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 18 (7.50%) MOS
5 17 (7.08%) DV Cleared
6 14 (5.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 7 (2.92%) Degree
7 7 (2.92%) ISEB
7 7 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.67%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.83%) HND
9 2 (0.83%) MCT
9 2 (0.83%) MCTS
9 2 (0.83%) ECDL
10 1 (0.42%) ACCA
10 1 (0.42%) CIMA
10 1 (0.42%) MCDST
10 1 (0.42%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (9.17%) QA
2 14 (5.83%) SLA
3 8 (3.33%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.42%) GAAP
4 1 (0.42%) P3O
System Software
1 48 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.33%) VMware ESX
4 4 (1.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (1.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.83%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.83%) XenApp
5 2 (0.83%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (3.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 8 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.25%) Puppet
3 3 (1.25%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.25%) MOM
3 3 (1.25%) SCCM
4 2 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.83%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.83%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.83%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.42%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 162 (67.50%) Microsoft
2 39 (16.25%) HP
3 26 (10.83%) Oracle
4 16 (6.67%) VMware
5 12 (5.00%) Citrix
6 10 (4.17%) Borland
7 8 (3.33%) Cisco
8 6 (2.50%) Remedy
8 6 (2.50%) Lotus
9 5 (2.08%) McAfee
9 5 (2.08%) IBM
9 5 (2.08%) CA
10 3 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.25%) Adobe
10 3 (1.25%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.83%) Symantec
11 2 (0.83%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.83%) Open Text
11 2 (0.83%) ArcSight
11 2 (0.83%) Casewise
Southampton, Hampshire
Steria
Rate: Up to £9 per hour
Posted: 15 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gosport, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Huxley Associates
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 20 days ago