The table below looks at the statistics for MS Office skills in IT contracts advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Office
Rank 12 13 11
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Contract jobs citing MS Office 3 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 5.08% 5.88% 9.59%
As % of the Applications category 37.50% 66.67% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Average daily rate
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£295 £190 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.26% +31.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £190 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £190 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £250 £260
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £7.50 £21.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
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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 Winchester region.

Applications Category
Winchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
8 6 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Winchester 13.56% 8.82% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 12
Average daily rate £313 £190 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.47% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £190 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £372 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £7.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

MS Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

MS Office Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

MS Office
Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MS Office across the Winchester region.

MS Office Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

MS Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MS Office across the Winchester region.

MS Office Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

MS Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) C
4 2 (25.00%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
4 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Use Case
4 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) V-Model
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 1 (12.50%) Network Design
5 1 (12.50%) Web Development

MS Office
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Winchester 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 1 (12.50%) LiveLink
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) IP Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) PC Support
2 1 (12.50%) Head of IT
2 1 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) CAD Technician
2 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (25.00%) Use Case
1 2 (25.00%) Release Management
1 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (25.00%) V-Model
1 2 (25.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Network Design
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) CAD
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Lotus
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Open Text