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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 23 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 28 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.12% 5.34% 5.47%
As % of the Applications category 59.57% 34.09% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 5 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £255 £377
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £220 £285
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -22.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £13.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.81% +12.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.50 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £13.33 £22.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.06 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +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
47 44 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.62% 15.66% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 23 6
Average daily rate £263 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £118 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 11
Average hourly rate £18.10 £13.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.60% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £12.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.94 £18.00 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -0.82%

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 27 January 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing MS Office across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 22 (51.16%) MS Excel
2 15 (34.88%) Windows
3 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
4 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
5 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
6 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 10 (23.26%) ITIL
8 9 (20.93%) MS Project
9 8 (18.60%) Citrix
10 7 (16.28%) SQL
10 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
10 7 (16.28%) Project Management
10 7 (16.28%) Firewall
11 6 (13.95%) Migration
11 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
11 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
11 6 (13.95%) Agresso
11 6 (13.95%) ERP
12 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
12 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (11.63%) DHCP
12 5 (11.63%) MCDST
13 4 (9.30%) VMware
13 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
13 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.30%) SCCM
13 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
13 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (9.30%) LAN

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.98%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 22 (51.16%) MS Excel
2 9 (20.93%) MS Project
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
3 4 (9.30%) LAN
3 4 (9.30%) WAN
4 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.65%) Intranet
5 2 (4.65%) ADSL
5 2 (4.65%) WLAN
5 2 (4.65%) VPN
6 1 (2.33%) DNS
6 1 (2.33%) Broadband
6 1 (2.33%) 3G
6 1 (2.33%) Internet
6 1 (2.33%) SAN
6 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Multimedia
3 2 (4.65%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (20.93%) Coordinator
2 6 (13.95%) Project Coordinator
3 5 (11.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (11.63%) Systems Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Administrator
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Project Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Junior
7 1 (2.33%) Project Planner
7 1 (2.33%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.33%) NHS
2 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.33%) User Experience
2 1 (2.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) ITIL
2 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
2 7 (16.28%) Project Management
3 6 (13.95%) Migration
3 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
3 6 (13.95%) ERP
4 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.30%) Data Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
5 2 (4.65%) System Testing
6 1 (2.33%) B2B
6 1 (2.33%) Service Management
6 1 (2.33%) Process Management
6 1 (2.33%) Change Management
6 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.33%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C
2 1 (2.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.63%) MCDST
3 4 (9.30%) MCSA
4 3 (6.98%) MCP
4 3 (6.98%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.98%) CAPM
5 2 (4.65%) MCTS
5 2 (4.65%) Degree
5 2 (4.65%) MCSE
6 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.23%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.33%) XenApp
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) VMware
4 2 (4.65%) Mitel
4 2 (4.65%) NetApp
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) HP
5 1 (2.33%) Symantec
5 1 (2.33%) McAfee
5 1 (2.33%) Borland
5 1 (2.33%) Apple
5 1 (2.33%) Wyse
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