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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 24 9 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Contract jobs citing MS Office 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.72% 8.54% 6.67%
As % of the Applications category 43.75% 50.00% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £203 £235 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.82% +25.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £275
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Median hourly rate £52.50 £10.58 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+396.45% -8.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £10.58 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £10.58 £15.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £13.99
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +0.08%
MS Office
Hampshire

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
16 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 8.51% 17.07% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 10
Median daily rate £288 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.85% +55.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £400 £385
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 5
Median hourly rate £52.50 £14.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+275.00% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £11.26 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £14.00 £29.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 27 July 2016.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) BMC
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) OSPF
3 2 (25.00%) Remedy
3 2 (25.00%) BGP
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (25.00%) CCDP
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
3 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing

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 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) BGP
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) OSPF
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Documentation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Excel Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Services Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Integration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
1 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Information Governance
3 1 (12.50%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCDP
1 2 (25.00%) CCNP
1 2 (25.00%) CCSA
1 2 (25.00%) CCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) CBAP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) IIBA
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) BMC
2 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 2 (25.00%) Remedy
2 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (12.50%) IFS