The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 21 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 4 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.82% 4.41% 4.00%
As % of the Applications category 21.05% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Median daily rate £285 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +3.70%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Applications Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
19 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 13.38% 13.24% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 4
Median daily rate £336 £350 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.92% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £271 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £44.50 £18.50 £13.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.54% +41.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Portsmouth region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Portsmouth region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MS Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (23.08%) PMP
4 3 (23.08%) SAN
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
4 3 (23.08%) Change Control
4 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
5 2 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
5 2 (15.38%) SCCM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) MS Project
6 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) LAN
6 1 (7.69%) WAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (23.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Project Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
3 2 (15.38%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Learning Management System
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) e-Learning
3 1 (7.69%) Informatics
3 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) AIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) Change Control
2 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Planning and Forecasting
3 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) SDLC
4 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PMP
2 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Apple