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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Office
Rank 21 18 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs citing MS Office 12 30 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.22% 7.83% 3.27%
As % of the Applications category 44.44% 56.60% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 9
Median daily rate £158 £325 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.53% +85.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £325 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £247
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
27 53 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 11.74% 13.84% 8.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 38 25
Median daily rate £250 £325 £286
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +13.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £325 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.05 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.06
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -0.39%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (24.00%) MS Project
3 6 (24.00%) Project Management
4 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
6 3 (12.00%) HTML
6 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (12.00%) CSS
6 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.00%) Content Management
6 3 (12.00%) Information Management
6 3 (12.00%) CMS
6 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (12.00%) Finance
6 3 (12.00%) Publishing
6 3 (12.00%) Office 365
6 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
6 3 (12.00%) CAPM
7 2 (8.00%) Degree

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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) CMS
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Project
3 5 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) VPN
2 1 (4.00%) GSM
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) Skype
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) UMTS
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
1 3 (12.00%) Publishing
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (16.00%) PMO Coordinator
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (12.00%) Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) PMO Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Programme Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Project Planner
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Implementation Controller
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) CSS
1 3 (12.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Programme Management
3 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.00%) Content Management
3 3 (12.00%) Dependency Management
3 3 (12.00%) Information Management
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Critical Path Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) Resource Allocation
4 2 (8.00%) SDLC
4 2 (8.00%) Service Management
4 2 (8.00%) Software Licensing
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (8.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Change Management
5 1 (4.00%) Escalation Management
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) CAPM
1 3 (12.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Intel
2 2 (8.00%) Remedy
2 2 (8.00%) Xerox
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) HP
3 1 (4.00%) Lotus
3 1 (4.00%) Nortel
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
3 1 (4.00%) VMware