The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for MS Office skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MS Office over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Office
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +10 -9  
Contract jobs citing MS Office 111 105 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 5.97% 4.81% 5.55%
As % of the Applications category 47.64% 39.62% 40.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 71 63
Median daily rate £325 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.83% +6.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £388 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £289 £275
% change year-on-year +3.80% +5.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 10 14
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.13 £12.46
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.06% +45.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.31 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £26.31 £14.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.88 £13.10
% change year-on-year -14.96% +21.20%  

MS Office is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 233 265 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 12.54% 12.15% 13.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 161 168
Median daily rate £351 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £196 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 20
Median hourly rate £17.25 £22.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.33% +80.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.90 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £38.02 £27.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

MS Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing MS Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for MS Office in Hampshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MS Office in Hampshire

MS Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MS Office in Hampshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for MS Office in Hampshire

MS Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing MS Office in Hampshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for MS Office in Hampshire

MS Office
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MS Office within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +19 25 £294 +23.68%
Southampton +6 16 £281 +33.81% 7
Fareham +3 11 £200 -54.54% 5
Havant - 11 £469 - 1
Winchester -9 6 £375 +7.14% 2
Portsmouth -5 5 £299 - 3
Hook +4 4 £325 +8.33%
Farnborough +1 3 - - 2
Andover -7 1 - -
Eastleigh - 1 £128 -
Ringwood - 1 - -
MS Office
South East

MS Office
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MS Office.

1 127 (59.91%) Microsoft
2 87 (41.04%) MS Excel
3 66 (31.13%) Security Cleared
4 54 (25.47%) Windows
5 48 (22.64%) SC Cleared
6 43 (20.28%) SharePoint
7 41 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
8 40 (18.87%) Active Directory
9 34 (16.04%) Finance
10 32 (15.09%) SQL
10 32 (15.09%) Project Management
11 28 (13.21%) MS Visio
12 27 (12.74%) ITIL
13 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (11.79%) Windows 7
14 25 (11.79%) MS PowerPoint
15 20 (9.43%) WAN
15 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (9.43%) Migration
16 18 (8.49%) MS Project
17 16 (7.55%) LAN
17 16 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (7.55%) Office 365
18 15 (7.08%) Change Management
19 14 (6.60%) VPN
19 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
19 14 (6.60%) VBA
19 14 (6.60%) PRINCE2
19 14 (6.60%) Windows 10
20 13 (6.13%) XML

MS Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 43 (20.28%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.19%) MS Exchange
3 9 (4.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 7 (3.30%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.36%) K2 blackpearl
6 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 4 (1.89%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.42%) IIS
8 2 (0.94%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.94%) SAS
9 1 (0.47%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 87 (41.04%) MS Excel
2 28 (13.21%) MS Visio
3 25 (11.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (8.49%) MS Project
5 4 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.94%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.94%) SPSS
6 2 (0.94%) SPSS Modeler
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.47%) Primavera
2 1 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.55%) Office 365
2 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.94%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (9.43%) WAN
2 16 (7.55%) LAN
3 14 (6.60%) VPN
4 11 (5.19%) Extranet
5 10 (4.72%) DAB
5 10 (4.72%) TCP/IP
6 8 (3.77%) DNS
6 8 (3.77%) Wireless
7 6 (2.83%) DHCP
8 4 (1.89%) Skype
9 3 (1.42%) Network Security
9 3 (1.42%) SAN
9 3 (1.42%) VoIP
9 3 (1.42%) X.500
10 2 (0.94%) Firewall
10 2 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (0.94%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.94%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.47%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (0.47%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (4.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (3.30%) MS Access
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (0.94%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.94%) GIS
8 2 (0.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (0.47%) Power BI
9 1 (0.47%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 7 (3.30%) JIRA
2 3 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.94%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
General
1 34 (16.04%) Finance
2 13 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.36%) Advertising
3 5 (2.36%) Law
3 5 (2.36%) Legal
4 4 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.42%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.42%) Marketing
5 3 (1.42%) Military
5 3 (1.42%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.47%) Back Office
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) French Language
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) German Language
6 1 (0.47%) Publishing
6 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (25.47%) Analyst
2 29 (13.68%) Project Manager
3 25 (11.79%) Architect
4 13 (6.13%) Support Engineer
5 12 (5.66%) Developer
5 12 (5.66%) Support Analyst
6 10 (4.72%) IT Support
6 10 (4.72%) Service Analyst
7 9 (4.25%) Desktop Support
7 9 (4.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (3.77%) Business Analyst
8 8 (3.77%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (3.77%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) Microsoft BI Developer
8 8 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
8 8 (3.77%) SSRS Developer
8 8 (3.77%) Workflow Analyst
9 7 (3.30%) IT Analyst
9 7 (3.30%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.13%) XML
2 12 (5.66%) .NET
3 8 (3.77%) .NET Framework
4 5 (2.36%) HTML
5 3 (1.42%) Velocity
6 2 (0.94%) Web Services
7 1 (0.47%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.47%) HTML5
7 1 (0.47%) JMS
7 1 (0.47%) JSON
7 1 (0.47%) OAuth
7 1 (0.47%) OpenID
7 1 (0.47%) PostGIS
7 1 (0.47%) REST
7 1 (0.47%) RFC 2833
7 1 (0.47%) Sass
7 1 (0.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (19.34%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.72%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.36%) Driving Licence
4 5 (2.36%) iPad
5 4 (1.89%) Clustering
5 4 (1.89%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.42%) NHS
6 3 (1.42%) Smart Meter
7 2 (0.94%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.94%) Replication
7 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.94%) User Experience
8 1 (0.47%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.47%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.47%) Life Science
8 1 (0.47%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.47%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 54 (25.47%) Windows
2 25 (11.79%) Windows 7
3 14 (6.60%) Windows 10
4 11 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 10 (4.72%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.30%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.83%) Solaris
7 6 (2.83%) Unix
8 5 (2.36%) Linux
8 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (1.89%) HPUX
9 4 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (1.42%) AIX
11 2 (0.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (15.09%) Project Management
2 27 (12.74%) ITIL
3 26 (12.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (9.43%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.43%) Migration
5 16 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (7.08%) Change Management
7 14 (6.60%) PRINCE2
8 13 (6.13%) Economics
9 11 (5.19%) Workflow
10 10 (4.72%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.72%) Programme Management
11 9 (4.25%) Change Control
11 9 (4.25%) Network Management
11 9 (4.25%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.77%) Boundary Protection
12 8 (3.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.77%) Process Improvement
12 8 (3.77%) Project Planning
12 8 (3.77%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (15.09%) SQL
2 14 (6.60%) VBA
3 9 (4.25%) C
4 5 (2.36%) Java
5 4 (1.89%) Perl
5 4 (1.89%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.42%) C#
6 3 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.94%) C++
7 2 (0.94%) R
8 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.47%) VB
8 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 66 (31.13%) Security Cleared
2 48 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.19%) Degree
3 11 (5.19%) DV Cleared
4 8 (3.77%) ISEB
5 7 (3.30%) PMP
6 6 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (2.36%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.42%) CCNA
9 3 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.42%) MCSE
10 2 (0.94%) APMP
10 2 (0.94%) CCDA
10 2 (0.94%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.47%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.47%) HND
11 1 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.47%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.66%) PMO
2 4 (1.89%) Def Stans
2 4 (1.89%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.89%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.94%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.94%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.94%) QA
3 2 (0.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (18.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.83%) Samba
4 5 (2.36%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.89%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (3.77%) SCCM
2 5 (2.36%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (1.89%) NetBackup
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.47%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.47%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.47%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.47%) WMI
Vendors
1 127 (59.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.19%) Cisco
2 11 (5.19%) HP
3 10 (4.72%) Forcepoint
4 9 (4.25%) Oracle
4 9 (4.25%) VMware
5 7 (3.30%) Citrix
6 6 (2.83%) SAP
7 5 (2.36%) Adobe
7 5 (2.36%) CA Agile Central
7 5 (2.36%) Intel Security
8 4 (1.89%) Dell
8 4 (1.89%) Juniper
8 4 (1.89%) Lotus
8 4 (1.89%) Sun
9 3 (1.42%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) ESRI
10 2 (0.94%) Nortel
10 2 (0.94%) Tableau
11 1 (0.47%) Sonus
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hampshire
Montash
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Computer People
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day + experience dependant
Posted: 4 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago