The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 32 30 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Contract jobs citing MS Office 19 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 4.63% 3.11% 5.67%
As % of the Applications category 30.16% 25.58% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 7
Average daily rate
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£395 £175 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.71% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £134 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £326 £207
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
+28.88% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.05 £19.25 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.40% +10.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £20.25 £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-4.64% +3.70%
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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 Southampton region.

Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
63 43 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.37% 12.15% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 17
Average daily rate £393 £315 £208
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.60% +51.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £380 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 11
Average hourly rate £12.35 £14.25 £15.74
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £19.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 2015, 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 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.08%) Windows
4 11 (22.92%) MS Project
5 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
5 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
6 9 (18.75%) ITIL
6 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
6 9 (18.75%) Finance
7 8 (16.67%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (14.58%) SQL
8 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (10.42%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
10 5 (10.42%) Java
10 5 (10.42%) JUnit
10 5 (10.42%) Ruby
10 5 (10.42%) Maven
10 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
10 5 (10.42%) JIRA
10 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (10.42%) JMeter
10 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
10 5 (10.42%) RSpec
10 5 (10.42%) Confluence
10 5 (10.42%) Cucumber

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
1 5 (10.42%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
2 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 11 (22.92%) MS Project
3 6 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.17%) InfoPath
4 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Intranet
2 3 (6.25%) Firewall
2 3 (6.25%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.17%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Extranet
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) LAN
4 1 (2.08%) WLAN
4 1 (2.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (2.08%) TKPROF
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (10.42%) JMeter
1 5 (10.42%) Maven
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
1 5 (10.42%) RSpec
1 5 (10.42%) Cucumber
1 5 (10.42%) SoapUI
1 5 (10.42%) Jenkins
1 5 (10.42%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Games
2 3 (6.25%) Multimedia
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Local Government
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
1 5 (10.42%) Support Engineer
1 5 (10.42%) Test Leader
2 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Administrator
3 3 (6.25%) Developer
3 3 (6.25%) Coordinator
3 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Analyst
3 3 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Support Technician
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Project Support Officer
4 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Project Officer
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) XHTML
1 2 (4.17%) jQuery
1 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 2 (4.17%) HTML5
2 1 (2.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.08%) Statistics
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) EPoS
4 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.17%) Android
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
1 9 (18.75%) PRINCE2
2 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (10.42%) Project Planning
4 5 (10.42%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.33%) Test Strategy
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.25%) Migration
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 2 (4.17%) Workflow
7 2 (4.17%) Content Management
7 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Line Management
7 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.08%) Time Management
8 1 (2.08%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) Ruby
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.17%) C#
3 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (8.33%) MCDST
3 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) CAPM
4 3 (6.25%) Degree
4 3 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (6.25%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.25%) MCSE
4 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 1 (2.08%) MCTS
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) Puppet
1 5 (10.42%) Vagrant
2 3 (6.25%) SCCM
3 2 (4.17%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) HP
2 4 (8.33%) Citrix
3 3 (6.25%) Apple
3 3 (6.25%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Mitel
4 2 (4.17%) Telerik
4 2 (4.17%) Cisco
4 2 (4.17%) Nintex
4 2 (4.17%) NetApp
4 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (2.08%) McAfee
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Altiris
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