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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 8 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.97% 2.08% 1.54%
As % of the Applications category 45.16% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 1
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£300 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £293 £230 £263
% change year-on-year
+27.17% -12.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.25 £14.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-5.35% -
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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
31 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.50% 3.13% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 1 1
Average daily rate £310 £175 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -46.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.08 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -3.22%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) MS Project
6 5 (27.78%) Baan
6 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
6 5 (27.78%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 4 (22.22%) SQL
7 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 4 (22.22%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Oracle
8 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
9 2 (11.11%) Change Management
9 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 2 (11.11%) MCSA
9 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
9 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (5.56%) Android
10 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Project
2 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Field Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) PC Support
3 2 (11.11%) Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Project Controller
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Biometrics
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) Statistics
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 4 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Android
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Migration
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.56%) QMS
6 1 (5.56%) Network Management
6 1 (5.56%) High Availability
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (11.11%) MCSA
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) MCSE
4 1 (5.56%) APMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMP
4 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
4 1 (5.56%) MCDST
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
1 1 (5.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Baan
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle