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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Office
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 23 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing MS Office 8 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.29% 5.56% 6.25%
As % of the Applications category 34.78% 46.67% 58.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 13
Median daily rate £219 £198 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £124 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £413 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £300 £270
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £13.80 £14.00 £22.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.41% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £13.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.04 £15.60 £23.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%

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
23 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 9.47% 11.90% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 23
Median daily rate £275 £363 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +38.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £128 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £525 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 7
Median hourly rate £15.36 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -37.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.49 £13.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.60 £26.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-11.45% +9.16%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (25.00%) ITIL
5 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 3 (15.00%) Change Management
7 3 (15.00%) NHS
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 3 (15.00%) VBA
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) VPN
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
8 2 (10.00%) C
8 2 (10.00%) DHCP
8 2 (10.00%) Remedy
8 2 (10.00%) Legal
8 2 (10.00%) Data Management
8 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
8 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act

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 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (5.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support
1 6 (30.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Developer
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Developer
3 2 (10.00%) VBA Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) NHS
3 1 (5.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (5.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 2 (10.00%) Data Management
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) B2B
4 1 (5.00%) Data Entry
4 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.00%) ERP
4 1 (5.00%) Escalation Management
4 1 (5.00%) Information Management
4 1 (5.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (5.00%) Migration
4 1 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) VBA
2 2 (10.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) AAT
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) CIMA
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (5.00%) Apple
3 1 (5.00%) BMC
3 1 (5.00%) Dell
3 1 (5.00%) Epicor
3 1 (5.00%) HP
3 1 (5.00%) Lotus
3 1 (5.00%) Nortel
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) VMware