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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 16 23
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 11 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.18% 6.47% 6.57%
As % of the Applications category 34.38% 41.67% 40.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 4
Average daily rate
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£188 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £278 £270 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 8
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £12.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.38
% change year-on-year
- +4.67%
Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
32 48 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.25% 15.53% 16.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 27 15
Average daily rate £225 £350 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +38.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £442 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 16 18
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 (54.17%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.83%) Citrix
7 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.50%) Project Management
8 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.33%) MCSA
9 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (8.33%) Finance
9 2 (8.33%) Law
9 2 (8.33%) Migration
9 2 (8.33%) MCDST
9 2 (8.33%) MCTS
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (8.33%) VMware
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
9 2 (8.33%) HP
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Project
3 1 (4.17%) Photoshop
3 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
1 2 (8.33%) WLAN
1 2 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) JUnit
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.17%) JMeter
1 1 (4.17%) Maven
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) Selenium
1 1 (4.17%) FitNesse
1 1 (4.17%) RSpec
1 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
1 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.17%) Zephyr
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Project Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (8.33%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Security Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.17%) CSS
1 1 (4.17%) CGI
1 1 (4.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.17%) Taxonomies
1 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Windows
2 8 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 6 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 2000
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.50%) Project Management
1 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (8.33%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Workflow
3 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.17%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.17%) Document Management
3 1 (4.17%) Logistics
3 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
3 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Change Management
3 1 (4.17%) MVC
3 1 (4.17%) ITIL
3 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) VBA
2 1 (4.17%) ECMAScript
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) MCP
1 2 (8.33%) MCSA
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (8.33%) MCDST
1 2 (8.33%) MCTS
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) Puppet
1 1 (4.17%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) Citrix
3 2 (8.33%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco
4 1 (4.17%) Adobe
4 1 (4.17%) Nintex
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