The first table below looks at the demand for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Southampton region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 28 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing MS Office 13 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.44% 4.85% 7.24%
As % of the Applications category 27.66% 38.24% 35.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 0
Average daily rate £175 £155 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £245 £263 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.84% -4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.48 £12.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.97% +40.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.74 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £14.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £14.00
Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
47 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.43% 12.69% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 18 17
Average daily rate £315 £210 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £415 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 16
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.48 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.18% +29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.35 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £23.70 £16.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%
MS Office
Hampshire

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

MS Office Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 (44.83%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
5 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
6 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
8 3 (10.34%) HP
8 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 3 (10.34%) Finance
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) MS Project
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
9 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
9 2 (6.90%) C#
9 2 (6.90%) SLA
9 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
9 2 (6.90%) Workflow
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
9 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
10 1 (3.45%) Project Management
10 1 (3.45%) Informatica

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS Project
3 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (3.45%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) WLAN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) PowerCenter
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
1 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (13.79%) Administrator
3 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Coordinator
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) IT Security Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Administrator
4 3 (10.34%) Security Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CGI
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) Taxonomies
1 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 8 (27.59%) Windows 7
3 4 (13.79%) Windows XP
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
2 2 (6.90%) Data Migration
2 2 (6.90%) Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
3 1 (3.45%) MVC
3 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.45%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.45%) SOA
3 1 (3.45%) ETL
3 1 (3.45%) OOP
3 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.45%) ERP
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C#
3 1 (3.45%) ECMAScript
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
3 1 (3.45%) MCP
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) MCDST
3 1 (3.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Informatica
3 1 (3.45%) Borland
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco
3 1 (3.45%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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