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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 33 22 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Contract jobs citing MS Office 14 14 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.72% 4.22% 5.56%
As % of the Applications category 42.42% 28.57% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate
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£173 £375 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £256 £263
% change year-on-year
+16.09% -2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £25.75 £12.50 £12.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.00% +0.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.22 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-1.54% +1.57%
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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
33 49 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.78% 14.76% 18.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 26 22
Average daily rate £285 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £172 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £450 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 24
Average hourly rate £25.75 £12.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
3 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
4 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
6 2 (10.53%) MS Project
6 2 (10.53%) VBA
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.53%) HP
6 2 (10.53%) Finance
6 2 (10.53%) Law
6 2 (10.53%) Migration
6 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.53%) VMware
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
6 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (5.26%) jQuery

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3 (15.79%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (5.26%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.53%) MS Project
3 1 (5.26%) InfoPath
3 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WLAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JIRA
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.26%) JMeter
1 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.26%) RSpec
1 1 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.26%) Zephyr
1 1 (5.26%) Maven
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Administrator
1 4 (21.05%) Project Administrator
2 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
3 2 (10.53%) Commercial Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Coordinator
3 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Technician
3 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Desktop Support Technician
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Support Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) jQuery
1 1 (5.26%) .NET
1 1 (5.26%) HTML
1 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.26%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
1 1 (5.26%) Taxonomies
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 2000
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Vista
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Workflow
3 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.26%) Document Management
3 1 (5.26%) Logistics
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Service Management
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.26%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) VBA
2 1 (5.26%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.26%) MCDST
1 1 (5.26%) MCTS
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) MCP
1 1 (5.26%) MCSA
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (10.53%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
3 2 (10.53%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Nintex
4 1 (5.26%) Adobe
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