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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Office
Rank 19 35 22
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Contract jobs citing MS Office 30 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.73% 3.27% 4.22%
As % of the Applications category 56.60% 38.71% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.71% -53.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £289 £300 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £15.05 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 - £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 - £15.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.45 £14.00 £14.22
% change year-on-year
+3.21% -1.54%
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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
53 31 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 13.66% 8.45% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 25 26
Average daily rate £325 £286 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -18.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 13
Average hourly rate £15.05 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 - £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 - £21.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.22 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-1.46% -1.79%

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
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 31 August 2015.

MS Office Hourly Rate Histogram in Southampton

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (53.49%) MS Project
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Windows
5 19 (44.19%) PRINCE2
6 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
7 17 (39.53%) ITIL
8 16 (37.21%) Project Management
9 14 (32.56%) PMP
9 14 (32.56%) PMI Certification
9 14 (32.56%) Finance
9 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
10 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Management
10 13 (30.23%) PMI
10 13 (30.23%) Oracle
11 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
12 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
12 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
13 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
13 6 (13.95%) Dashboard Development
14 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
14 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (11.63%) QlikView
14 5 (11.63%) Degree
14 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
15 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
15 4 (9.30%) HP

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) Lync
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.33%) SAS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 23 (53.49%) MS Project
2 18 (41.86%) MS Excel
3 6 (13.95%) MS Visio
4 5 (11.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.33%) InfoPath
5 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visualfiles
1 1 (2.33%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) Extranet
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (11.63%) QlikView
3 4 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.33%) GeoQlik
5 1 (2.33%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Law
2 1 (2.33%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Billing
2 1 (2.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Project Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Manager
3 9 (20.93%) Developer
4 4 (9.30%) Analyst
4 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
4 4 (9.30%) 1st Line Support Technician
4 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Technician
5 3 (6.98%) QlikView Developer
5 3 (6.98%) SQL Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Support Officer
6 2 (4.65%) Project Officer
6 2 (4.65%) Report Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Coordinator
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Manager
7 1 (2.33%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.33%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
1 1 (2.33%) XHTML
1 1 (2.33%) jQuery
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET 2.0
1 1 (2.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.23%) PMI
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (2.33%) EPoS
5 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (44.19%) PRINCE2
2 17 (39.53%) ITIL
3 16 (37.21%) Project Management
4 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 7 (16.28%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.95%) Data Modelling
6 6 (13.95%) Dashboard Development
7 4 (9.30%) ETL
7 4 (9.30%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
9 2 (4.65%) Time Management
9 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) V-Model
9 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
10 1 (2.33%) Process Management
10 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.65%) C#
4 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.33%) RPG
4 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) PMP
1 14 (32.56%) PMI Certification
2 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
5 1 (2.33%) MCDST
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft
2 13 (30.23%) Oracle
3 4 (9.30%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Apple
4 2 (4.65%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) Nintex
5 1 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (2.33%) EMC
5 1 (2.33%) Lotus
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
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