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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 34 27
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Contract jobs citing MS Office 17 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.12% 4.80% 3.06%
As % of the Applications category 54.84% 31.75% 27.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 7
Median daily rate £200 £395 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.36% +125.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £225 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £501 £326
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £291 £225
% change year-on-year
-1.28% +29.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 2
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.35 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.70% -35.84%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £13.35 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.64%
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
31 63 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.15% 15.11% 11.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 32
Median daily rate £300 £395 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.05% +25.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £240 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £12.35 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.70% -13.33%
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 9 (30.00%) MS Project
6 6 (20.00%) ITIL
6 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (16.67%) Content Management
7 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
7 5 (16.67%) CSS
7 5 (16.67%) HTML
7 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 5 (16.67%) Service Management
7 5 (16.67%) Finance
7 5 (16.67%) CMS
8 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
8 4 (13.33%) Project Management
8 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
9 3 (10.00%) Line Management
9 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
9 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
9 3 (10.00%) Office 365
9 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment

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 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (30.00%) MS Project
3 5 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (10.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (3.33%) Firewall
3 1 (3.33%) FTP
3 1 (3.33%) HTTP
3 1 (3.33%) LAN
3 1 (3.33%) Skype
3 1 (3.33%) SMTP
3 1 (3.33%) SSH
3 1 (3.33%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (10.00%) Publishing
2 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (16.67%) Administrator
3 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 5 (16.67%) Developer
4 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 4 (13.33%) PMO Coordinator
4 4 (13.33%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Project Planner
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) CSS
1 5 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Statistics
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) Over-the-Top Content
3 1 (3.33%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Content Management
2 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 5 (16.67%) Service Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 3 (10.00%) Information Management
4 3 (10.00%) Line Management
4 3 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
4 3 (10.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (10.00%) System Testing
5 2 (6.67%) Critical Path Analysis
5 2 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.67%) Resource Management
5 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 2 (6.67%) SFIA
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) CAPM
3 3 (10.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.33%) BMC
2 1 (3.33%) Citrix
2 1 (3.33%) Dell
2 1 (3.33%) HP
2 1 (3.33%) Remedy
2 1 (3.33%) Symantec
2 1 (3.33%) VMware
2 1 (3.33%) Xerox