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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 25 24 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 6 24 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.75% 6.59% 2.35%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 43.64% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 4
Median daily rate £177 £330 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.40% +45.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £325 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £375 £272
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £288 £250
% change year-on-year
-0.86% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £13.70 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+20.43% -2.14%
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 Southampton region.

Applications Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
16 55 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.34% 15.11% 8.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 35 21
Median daily rate £330 £350 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £325 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £448 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 1
Median hourly rate - £12.35 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing MS Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 June 2016.

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 24 June 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 7 (31.82%) MS Project
6 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 4 (18.18%) Project Management
7 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (13.64%) Content Management
8 3 (13.64%) Information Management
8 3 (13.64%) CMS
8 3 (13.64%) CAPM
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Publishing
8 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
8 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (13.64%) CSS
8 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
8 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
8 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (13.64%) CMS
1 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 7 (31.82%) MS Project
3 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) LAN
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
1 3 (13.64%) Publishing
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Coordinator
3 4 (18.18%) PMO Coordinator
4 3 (13.64%) Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) PMO Planner
5 2 (9.09%) Programme Planner
5 2 (9.09%) Project Planner
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) ITIL
1 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
1 4 (18.18%) Project Management
2 3 (13.64%) Content Management
2 3 (13.64%) Information Management
2 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
2 3 (13.64%) Service Management
2 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
3 2 (9.09%) Critical Path Analysis
3 2 (9.09%) Dependency Management
3 2 (9.09%) Line Management
3 2 (9.09%) SDLC
3 2 (9.09%) Software Licensing
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) CAPM
2 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
2 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) BMC
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Remedy
2 1 (4.55%) Symantec
2 1 (4.55%) VMware